About the Children’s Room
When your kids enter the Children’s Room they’ll be greeted with warm smiles and a friendly environment. Children can enjoy watching our aquarium fish, or creating stories in the puppet theatre. Our toddler area is a comfortable space for children to play games, explore, crawl around, read and be read to. For older kids doing homework, there are quiet study areas and computers with filtered Internet access. While your kids are having fun, check out our great selection of parenting books.
Join us for our seasonal weekly story times where your kids will enjoy being read to, singing songs and creating a story specific craft. Newborns through 4 year olds are invited to register in January, June and September.*
Each month kids will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Programs are held on Thursday(Kindergarten-3rd grade). Program does not run in July and August.*
Each month kids between 3-5 years old will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Program is held on Thursdays at 2:00 pm. Program does not run in August.*
Arts & Craft Clubs
We now offer two different Arts & Crafts Clubs at 4:30. We offer a half hour for Kindergarten & up on the first Wednesday or Thursday of the month and for 3-5 year olds on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Kids in grades 4-6 will enjoy meeting with peers to discuss the book of the month. The group meets once a month in the evening. Kids get to keep the books after the discussion. Registration dates are noted in the calendar of events. *
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Children’s events are generally open to residents of the Suffern Central School District. All registration is done online. Registration for most events begins one week in advance, unless otherwise noted. “Walk-In” events or “Drop-In” events do not require registration. Please call us if you need help with the registration at 845-357-1237.
Arts & Crafts
3-5 year olds
Wednesday, May 22
Mad Science-Spy Academy
Monday, June 3
All programs are limited to residents of the Suffern Central School District.
Register beginning Monday, May 27
Drop in May/June Programming
For children who are residents of the Suffern Central School District
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