Just for Kids
Programs generously sponsored by the Friends of the Plumb Library.
Check the Events Calendar on the library's home page for the complete list of programs.
School year programs:
Preschool and Toddler Storytimes run during Fall (Oct. - Nov.), Winter (Jan. - February), and Spring (March - April). Each program runs for about 7 weeks.
Plumb Pie 3,4,5 is our Preschool program for children ages 3-5, which takes place on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Book-a-roos for Twos (and Threes) is a lapsit program for ages 2.5 - 3.5 years old and their parents or caregivers, and is held on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Caregivers must attend and participate
Onesie Twosie Tales is a "lap-sit" program for toddlers ages 12 - 30 months, and is held on Fridays from 10:30 - 11:25 a.m. Twosie Tales takes place from 11:30 - 12:30. Caregivers must attend and participate.
Plumb Library story times consist of interactive book read-alouds, fingerplays, action rhymes, songs, simple crafts, and a small snack.
Registration is REQUIRED. These are NOT drop-in programs!
To register, please come into the library or call 508-763-8600.
Preference is given to Rochester residents. All non-residents will be put on a
waiting list, and will be called if space is available.
If you are ages 9 - 15 and are interested in working with other kids your age to help the library and our community, contact Ms. Lisa at the library. We meet monthly on the third Thursday at 4;30. Pizza is involved. our next meeting is at 12:oo noon.
Writers Club is for ages 9-15 who are interested in writing for fun. Learn new techniques, learn from guest authors, critique each others work, and just have fun with your writing. Meetings take place from 5:30 - 6:30 immediately after the Junior Friends.
Library Cards! Any child can get a library card! (Parents need to fill out the application for children under age 13.) Kids love having their own library card, and finding books for themselves. Have your own Storytimes at home! Books on CD/tape, DVDs, and videos are all available with a valid library card. Come in to fill out an application, or click HERE.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Sign up during September and receive a prize. Replacements for lost cards are free in September only. (Normal replacement cost is $2.00)
Tumblebooks! TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love! Checkout the SAILS library network subscription to Tumblebooks via the Plumb Library homepage, via the link http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp.
Summer Reading Program: For kids, teens, and adults June - August. For 2013, the theme will be "Dig Into Reading". The program will include weekly activities and performers.
websites we like:
DLTK Kids Crafts
Scholastic books and more
Great Sites for Kids from the American Library Association
jan brett's page
kids.gov - The U.S. Government's Official Portal for Kids
family fun crafts page
Tikatok.com Create your own story book.
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