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West Deptford Free Public Library Children’s Services

 

 

 

Children’s Programs

Summer 2019

June 21 – August 19

 

Children’s Programs are open to WDFPL members and West Deptford residents.

 

Registration begins June 17

Registration:

   • according to child’s age at registration,
• required for all programs and events,
• call 856-845-5593 or stop by the Library.

 

 

Mondays: Kiddos – Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-5 years, parent/caregiver must remain in Library.
10:05 – 10:45 a.m.
June 24 – August 5

 

Tuesdays: Library Kids Club – Grades K-4
Parent/caregiver of children ages 7 and younger must remain in Library.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 25 – August 6

 

Wednesday Evenings: Flicks & PJs  
Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage.
6:30 p.m.
July 3, 17, 31, August 7, 14

*** Movies listed at bottom of page

 

Wednesday Evenings: S.M.I.L.E.
Silent Mentors in Literacy Education
Children read aloud to therapy pets of the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
June 26, July 10, 24

 

Thursdays: Kiddles – Toddler Time
Ages 6-23 months with parent/caregiver.
10:05 – 10:30 a.m.
June 27 – August 8

 

Thursdays: Kidkins – 2s Story Time
Age 2 with parent/caregiver.
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
June 27 – August 8

 

Preschool Read-To-Me Club and Grades K-4 Summer Reading Club
Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 21.

 

Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party
Monday, August 19, 11:00 a.m.
Preschool Read-To-Me Club &
Grades K-4 Summer Reading Club
Hand in reading logs to receive an invitation
to the Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party.
Gift bags, certificates, yummy ice cream!

 

 

Family Events for Everyone

Open to the general public

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of every program

 

 

Summer Kick-Off
Space! First Mime on the Moon
Friday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.
Stories, mime, comedy, and audience participation – fun that is “out of this world!” with Robert Rivest

Space! The Cosmos ***
Friday, June 28, 11:00 a.m.
Revolution, rotation, planets, solar system, moon landing, the sun, the earth – music & fun with Turtle Dance Music

Wednesday Evenings: Flicks & PJs (Movies to be announced)
6:30 p.m.
July 3, 17, 31, August 7, 14
Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage

A Gift from the Moon
Friday, July 5, 11:00 a.m.
Magic, puppetry, science, and audience participation with Digger & Dave

Mr. Malcolm’s Universe of Stories
Monday, July 8, 11:00 a.m.Pretend, fantasy, fun, and lots of interaction with Mr. Malcolm (Chuck Bennett)

The Jungle Book – A Universal Story***
Tuesday, July 9, 11:00 a.m.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Community Partners touring chamber ensemble brings the story to vivid life

Lasers in Space***
Friday, July 12, 11:00 a.m.
Space exploration, the sun, the planets, and lasers with Prismatic Magic

Sea Star Gazing
Friday, July 19, 11:00 a.m.
Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium Outreach will dive into the library with live animals, hands on, and interactive activities

The Sky’s the Limit
Friday, July 26, 11:00 a.m.
Housel Fun & Fitness brings a story, activities, games – The Martian Hop, Blast Off, Asteroids, Planet Toss, and more

Earthy Songs to the Universe ***
Friday, August 2, 11:00 a.m.
Billy B. The Natural Science & Dance Man uses audience participation, songs, dances, and improv comedy about the Universe

Goowins Balloowins
Friday, August 9, 10:30 a.m.
Allynn Gooen captures the imagination of kids and adults alike with balloon creations and stories

Preschool & 2s Summer Finale
Big Jeff Music
Monday, August 12, 11:00 a.m.
Songs and fun for young children with singer/songwriter ‘Big Jeff’ DeSmelt

Grades K-4 Summer Finale
ZOOM! ZOOM! ZOOM! and We’re Off to the Moon!
Tuesday, August 13, 11:00 a.m.
A whimsical trip to the Moon and back with Patrick Garner’s History’s Alive

Summer Finale with DJ Dave
Friday, August 16
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Music, dancing, games – fun for all!

 

*** This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday Evenings

6:30 p.m. 

 

Flicks & PJs

 

 

July 3

PG – Approximately 112 minutes

Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope risk it all
by traveling to the Internet in search of
a part to save her game.
When Vanellope embraces this thrilling new world,
Ralph realizes he may lose
the only friend he’s ever had.

 

 

July 17

 

PG – Approximately 130 minutes

Mary Poppins helps the Banks family
remember the joy of being a child.
Together with her friend Jack the lamplighter,
fun is brought back to the streets of London
in a celebration that
everything is possible…even impossible.

 

 

July 31

 

PG – Approximately 111 minutes

A Disney legend returns…a reimagined Dumbo.
Dreams soar all the way to the Big Top
when a baby elephant that can fly saves the day!

 

 

August 7

 

PG – Approximately 85 minutes

In her imagination, June’s dream amusement park comes to life
with wild rides, animals and excitement.
When trouble hits, June and her friends begin an unforgettable journey
to save the park.
Action-packed with loads of laughs!

 

August 14

 

PG – Approximately 115 minutes

10-year-old Elliott befriends a lost alien,
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Elliott, Gertie, and Michael come together
to help E.T. find his way back home.
Adventure, magic and heartwarming!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Family Events for Everyone – Spring

Family Events for Everyone
Open to the general public – Registration requested – Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of every program

 

2019 Bookmark Design Contest Recognition Night
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
Certificates and awards presented.

 

Ken the Magician
Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 p.m.
All are invited to the entertainment immediately following the Bookmark Design Contest presentation.
A true magical experience for all ages!

 

 

April 1, 2019 at 8:15 pm Leave a comment

West Deptford Free Public Library Childrens Programs – Spring 2019

Children’s Spring Programs – April 8 – June 6 

Children’s Programs are open to West Deptford Library members and West Deptford residents.

 

Class descriptions…

Kiddos – Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-5, parent/caregiver remains in the library
Kidkins – 2s Story Time
Age 2 with parent/caregiver.
Kiddles – Toddler Time
Ages 6-23 months with parent/caregiver.
Library Kids Club
Grades K-4, parent/caregiver of children ages 7 and younger must remain in Library.
S.M.I.L.E.
Silent Mentors in Literacy Education
Children read aloud to therapy pets of the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.

 

Registration:
• according to child’s age at registration
• required for all programs and events
• call 856-845-5593 or stop by the Library
Registration begins April 1

 

Kiddos – Preschool Story Time
Mondays, 10:05 – 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, 10:05 – 10:45 a.m.
Register for Monday OR Tuesday
April 8 – June 4

 

Library Kids – After School Tuesdays
4:05 – 4:45 p.m.
April 9 – June 4

 

S.M.I.L.E.
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
April 24, May 8, 22, June 12

 

Kiddles – Toddler Time
Thursdays, 10:05 – 10:30 a.m.
April 11 – June 6

 

Kidkins – 2s Story Time
Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
April 11 – June 6

 

For Family Events – click on the circle at the bottom left off this page.

 

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April 1, 2019 at 8:08 pm Leave a comment