Kids Events for the Month of June

Baby play date (NIC)

Friday, June 05, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a play date that allows children to share interactive bonding time with their caregivers and meet new friends. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bouncing fun as well as 10 minutes of exploratory play. For infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.

Magical Superheroes (95th)

Saturday, June 06, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Join magician Tim Glander as he presents a colorful and energized superhero-themed show, combining magic with a variety of heroes from history and the comic book world. His dynamic show will reveal the names and lives of many important heroes both well-known and new. Get ready for an entertaining and magical ride! Kids can get in the spirit by wearing their favorite superhero costume! This program will be presented twice; the second program will be a repeat of the first program.

Magical Superheroes (95th)

Saturday, June 06, 2015 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Join magician Tim Glander as he presents a colorful and energized superhero-themed show, combining magic with a variety of heroes from history and the comic book world. His dynamic show will reveal the names and lives of many important heroes both well-known and new. Get ready for an entertaining and magical ride! Kids can get in the spirit by wearing their favorite superhero costume! This program will be presented twice; the second program will be a repeat of the first program.

Sensory storytime (NIC)

Saturday, June 06, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The whole family is invited to a 30-minute program of books, songs and fun for children with special needs. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. Inquire at any children's services desk for more information. The program will take place on the first Saturday of each month.

Everyday Heroes Contest!

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Children can nominate someone who has been a hero in their life, giving them the recognition they deserve. In a short, one-page essay, children can share the reasons why their hero deserves to win and how they have made a difference in their life. Include at least one photo to accompany the nomination. The winner will receive a certificate of recognition, and they will be highlighted on the library?'s website and social media channels. Participants can drop their submissions off at any children?'s desk by July 15.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

Family storytime (NSL)

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

Read2gether

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 11:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Students entering 1st through 5th grades can spend time reading aloud with an older student. This non-tutoring program is intended to provide students an opportunity to spend enjoyable time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Students will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, participants may be placed in a group.