Ongoing  Children’s Programs 

Online (open)

Online (open)

Paws for People

1st & 3rd Tuesdays @ 6:00pm

Due to a limited amount of participants (6 per meeting), you can register to read to a Paws Dog via zoom meeting Tuesday afternoons. Please register by sending an email to: jhendrix@ccls.org

Online (open)

Pet Talk

Wednesdays @ 7:00pm

Pet Talk is a fun, interactive Zoom program featuring your favorite pet. Join in to talk about what makes your pet so uniquely special. Feel free to offer background information (the type of breed, diet, care) and other distinguishing behaviors you have learned about them: the good, the bad, and the furry. For all ages. Enjoy!

In-person (on hold)

Storytime

Mondays @ 11:00am

Our storytimes emphasize early literacy skills such as talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Our goal is to provide fun and rich experiences that build a love of books and learning. Stories are based on a theme and accompanied by a craft.  Ages 2-5.

In-person (on hold)

Toddler Music Camp

2nd & 4th Mondays @ 10:00am

Sing, dance, and march to the beat with your friends at the Children’s Library. This music camp is facilitated by Children’s Performer/Preschool Music Director Linda Bunting. Ages 0-6.
No registration required. 

In-person (on hold)

Science in the Summer sponsored by Franklin Institute 

Returning Summer of 2021

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and free science education program for students entering second through sixth grades

In-person (on hold)

Science Explorers

Returning Summer of 2021

Science Explorers is an innovative, hands-on science company dedicated to providing an opportunity for children ages 4-11 to become engaged in the wonders of science. REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

In-person (on hold)

Playdough Picassos

Thursdays @ 10:00am

Let your creativity shine as you make your own playdough masterpiece each week at the Kennett Library. Ideal for Ages 2-5.

In-person (on hold)

Lego Club

Wednesdays @ 6:00pm

Put your building skills to the test at LEGO Club. Build, create, and play…the sky’s the limit! Work on your own or team up with a friend to make the biggest and coolest creations.  Ages 5-11.

In-person (on hold)

Sunshine Yoga

Wednesdays @ 6:00pm

Put your building skills to the test at LEGO Club. Build, create, and play…the sky’s the limit! Work on your own or team up with a friend to make the biggest and coolest creations.  Ages 5-11.

In-person (on hold)

Book and Dessert Club

Tuesdays @ 6:00pm

Join us for our children’s culinary club that will focus entirely on DESSERTS! Cooking and literacy go hand in hand. Children follow basic recipes to create culinary treats that they can enjoy afterwards along with reading based activities.  8 week program on Tuesday nights @ 6pm. Ideal for ages 6-11.

In-person (on hold)

Art Class

Tuesdays @ 6:00pm

Paint, draw, model, sculpt, collage, cut, stick, squish, squirt, mark, transform, laugh, imagine, think, create, experiment and make new friends! 8 week program on Tuesday Nights @ 6pm.  Ages 6-11.

In-person (on hold)

Culinary Literacy

Tuesdays @ 6:00pm

Cooking and literacy go hand in hand. Children follow basic recipes to create culinary treats that they can enjoy afterwards.  Ideal for ages 6-11

In-person (on hold)

Summer Reading Program

Returning Summer of 2021

Every Summer we support a Reading Program at the Kennett Library.

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