Programs & Events

Click here for a complete list of our MARCH events!


Introduction to 3-D printing and Computer-Aided Design | Sat., March 7th | Ives Main | 10:00-11:30
Students are introduced to basic 3-D printing and web-based CAD. Learn to create 3-D objects using Tinkercad and to operate our MakerBot 3-D printer (generously funded by Alexion). Space is limited to 9 students, ages 7-12. Register in advance by calling (203) 946-8129.
Snow Day Fun! | Sat., March 7th | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Come see the fun side of snow! Listen to some snow themed stories and enjoy a snack. Then we will paint with “snow” and do some awesome snow sensory play! All ages, no registration required. Click here for a flyer.
Bedtime Math Club for Homeschoolers | Mondays 3/9, 3/16, 3/30 | Ives Main | 11:15
This club is an all new take on math that involves fun hands on games to take on math concepts, a new activity each week! You’ll catapult Marshmallows, play bingo, create glow in the dark shapes—and more! For Children in Grades 1-3, Limit to 15 kids. To register please call 203-946-8129. Click here for a flyer.
Introduction to 3-D printing and Computer-Aided Design | Wed., March 11th | Stetson | 6:00-7:30
Students are introduced to basic 3-D printing and web-based CAD. Learn to create 3-D objects using Tinkercad and to operate our MakerBot 3-D printer (generously funded by Alexion). Space is limited to 11 students, ages 7-12. Register in advance by calling (203) 946-8119.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! | Sat., March 14th | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day together! We will be reading St. Patrick’s Day books, making crafts, and snacking on delicious Irish treats! All ages. No registration required!
Create Your Own Adventure in TWINE! | Sat., March 14th | Stetson | 3:00-5:00
Learn how to create cool, interactive stories using the web-based software Twine. Call (203) 946-8119 to register. Ages 11 to 18.
Monday Madness | Mon., March 16th | Mitchell | 4:00
Join us for wacky word games: Mad Libs, Banana Grams, Apples to Apples, and more! Ages 5+
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day | Tues., March 17th | Fair Haven | 3:30
Enjoy stories, crafts, and a snack!
Music Together Demo | Thurs., March 19th | Mitchell | 10:15 & 11:00
Sample music and movement class led by Music staff. For ages 0-4 with a parent of caregiver, please call to register 203-946-8117.
Meet the Very Hungry Caterpillar | Fri., March 20th | Ives Main | 10:00
The Very BIG Wiggle Tour is coming to the NHFPL! A VW Bug will arrive with a very special guest inside! Come get your picture taken with the Very Hungry Caterpillar! If you register in advance, you will get a free book! Call 203.946.8129 or stop by the Children’s Room.
Welcome Spring | Sat., March 21st | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Wake up Sebastian the Bear from his hibernation! Plant seeds! Dye flowers! Print with potatoes!
Spring is in the Air | Tues., March 24th | Fair Haven | 3:30
Celebrate by planting flower seeds to take home! Ages 5+
Springtime Puppet Show | Tues., March 24th | Wilson | 4:00
Come and celebrate springtime with a puppet show and a fun craft!
Read with a Superhero | Thurs., March 26th | Mitchell | 4:00
Superheroes love stories! We invite beginning readers to demonstrate their reading skills.
Egg-Decorating Party | Sat., March 28th | Ives Mains | 2:00-3:30
Come with your creativity cap on and celebrate the start of spring by decorating your own egg!
Special Stay ‘n Play for Working Parents | Tues., March 31st | Ives Main | 6:15
Just because you work during the day doesn’t mean you should miss out on story times with your little one! Ages 0 to 4
Harry Potter Party | Wed., April 1st | Mitchell | 4:00
Calling all wizards and fans of this popular series. Join us for trivia games, crafts and fun! Ages 6+.


Please check our calendar for dates, times and locations.

Stay and Play Storytime

Stories, songs and playtime for children ages zero-four with parent/caregiver.

Tots ‘n Tunes

babypansEnjoy a half hour of music and movement! Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to come make music, sing songs, and shake out their sillies.


Meet with other creative dreamers who use LEGOs to build their inspirations!
Ages five and up.

Chess Club

Children ages six to sixteen years old, beginners through more advanced instruction, practice and play.

Homework Zone

Help for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in math, reading and science..

Book Clubs

gilrs_hwDiscuss your favorite chapter books and do fun activities.

Crafty Fun

A different make and take craft featured every week.

Read With Dogs

Beginning readers can practice their skills while cozying up to one of our furry friends.

Spanish Storytime

Buenos_Noches_LunaListen to classic stories in Spanish.


kidsbooksStorytimes for elementary aged kids.