For Kids

Little Wigglers Storytime – Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30am – for infants to 4 year-olds – Join Ms. Cara for stories, songs, and games at the Demarest Gazebo. No registration necessary.

Chess Club – Saturdays from 10:00am to 11:30am in the library Children’s Room, starting Saturday, September 10 – all ages – Come to the children’s room to learn and practice chess with other kids! All levels welcome. Registration not required, but space is limited.

Take Home Craft Kits – new kits available Tuesday, September 13 – stop by the library to pick up an arts & crafts kit! Supplies limited. First-come, first-served.

Music with Miss Nita – Tuesday, September 6, 10:30am at the Gazebo – ages 0 to 5 – Join Miss Nita at the Demarest Gazebo for some singing, dancing and musical fun! Registration required.

Read to a Dog – Thursday, September 1 and Thursday, September 29 starting at 4:00pm in the Programming Room – ages 4 to 11 – Children can build confidence by practicing their reading one-on-one with an adorable and loving therapy dog! Children may register for one ten-minute session per date.

Writing Club – Wednesday, September 7 at 4:00pm in the Children’s Programming Room – grades 1 to 5 – Exercise your creative writing skills by joining the library’s Writing Club! A friendly teen volunteer will guide you through the writing process, as you use your imagination and create your very own stories and poems. Registration is encouraged.

Coding with Java – Mondays at 6:30pm on Zoom, starting Monday, September 19 – ages 12 and up – Learn to code with Java in this 16-week course on Zoom, led by a volunteer from AI Go Learning/Stem For All!

Coding with Scratch – Wednesdays at 6:00pm on Zoom, Starting Wednesday, September 21 – ages 7 and up – Tweens and teens are invited to the Demarest Library to learn to draw manga with Unlimited Wonder Comics Lab! Registration required.

Back-to-School Storytime & Craft: Fall Lanterns – Tuesday, September 27 at 3:30pm at the Train Station – ages 4 and up – Celebrate back-to-school season AND the beginning of autumn with a story and a craft! We’ll be making our own Fall Lanterns using a mason jar and some tissue paper!