Childrens Programs

  • Here's what's coming this week for Teens and Kids' at the Library 

    logoMonday, July 6 @ 9 am: Signups start for the American Girl Event (to be held on Friday, July 17). Call 926-4729 or come by the Children's Room. Signups are required for this event.

    Tuesday, July 7 @ 10 am: Storytime with Miss Wendy in the Children's Room. Summer storytimes are "all ages" and drop-in.

    Tues., July 7 @ 6:30 pm: Superhero Pajama Storytime AND Stuffed Animal Sleepover—  Join Miss Paulina for a super fun evening storytime. Wear your best jammies and bring your (second) favorite stuffed animal. After the storytime your stuffed animals are welcome to stay for a library sleepover. When you come back the next day to pick them up we’ll have pictures to show you all of the fun they had while you were at home asleep! (Lane Room)

    K9 RescueWed., July 8 @ 10 am: NE K-9 Search & Rescue—“Lostproofing” Your Kids: New England K-9 SAR has a strong commitment to educating children and adults about how to be safe in the woods. We talk to children about how to “lostproof” themselves.; and if they get lost, how to stay safe. And of course, the dogs...

  • Stuffed Animal SleepoverTues., July 7 @ 6:30 pm: Superhero Pajama Storytime AND Stuffed Animal Sleepover—  Join Miss Paulina for a super fun evening storytime. Wear your best jammies and bring your (second) favorite stuffed animal. After the storytime your stuffed animals are welcome to stay for a library sleepover. When you come back the next day to pick them up we’ll have pictures to show you all of the fun they had while you were at home asleep! (Lane Room)

  • For Teens:

    I am still looking for volunteers for our Reading Buddies Program. 

    The Reading Buddies Program involves a group of teenagers reading one-on-one with a group of children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write stories - anything to help younger children become better readers. 

    To start off our program we will have a training session Tuesday, June 30th 5:30-7:30 pm. I will be providing Flatbread pizza.

    Teens commit to 5 sessions of reading on July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, & Aug 3rd from 4:00-4:30 pm.

    To comply with NH Department of Labor Regulations, I will have to have those 12-15 get a Employer Request for Child Labor Form filled out. The form is obtained from the library. Then both teen and parent will have to go to their SAU school office with a birth certificate or evidence of date of birth, and have it signed by the school. The school will then issue a NH Youth Employment Certificate which comes back to the library. 

    If you are interested in being a Reading Buddy, please contact me ASAP for the proper forms and further information. Call 926-3368 or email stacycmazur@gmail.com  

    For Parents:

    I are still accepting sign-ups for children 5-8 years old for Reading Buddy. Please be aware that the aim is to have one teen for one child, so space is limited. If you're interested in signing up your child...

  • Party PicCONGRATULATIONS to all the youngsters who joined this year’s summer reading program.  We had 414 kids sign up!!!  What amazing readers you are!  Yay you! Also, all the grown ups who participated deserve a big hand for the reading aloud they did, for all the tickets they filled out, and for all they do to support Lane's Children's Room in the summer and throughout the year. 

    We couldn’t do such an ambitious program without the strong support and collaboration with the local schools, their staff and administration. It is an honor and joy to work with such wonderful educators. 

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  • Youth Book Discussion GroupJoin us for our Youth Book Discussion, on a new date and time.  It's a free-form book discussion, where participants bring the book they're reading now, or just finished, and we all get a chance to share.  It's a great way to get kids taking about books!

    Who: Young Folks, ages 8-18
    What: Youth Book Discussion Group
    When: Alternate Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Where: Lane Memorial Library, Wheaton J. Lane Room (downstairs)

    Questions? Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@lanememoriallibrary.org or 926-3368.

  • On Wednesday, June 12th at 10 a.m, Miss Paulina will conduct a drop-in story time for children ages 15 months to 4 years old. Representatives from the Richie McFarland Children's Center will be on hand before and after to talk with you about your child's development and to share the range of services they offer for youngsters. RMCC provides pediatric therapy programs, including speech, visual tracking, fine and gross motor skills, and social and communication skills.

    This is a great opportunity to speak with them about concerns specific to your little one—or just to gain valuable information about childhood benchmarks and progress in general.

    No sign ups are necessary. We hope to see you there!