Programs

Children's Programs are open to Wayne residents only.   

Register online from the Events Calendar by clicking on the date of the program and title of the event. if it's virtual, you will be sent an invite.


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Summer 2021 Story Times

Virtual Story Time

Tuesdays: August 3, 10, 17; For children ages 2 & up

Join Miss Melissa for Summer Story Time! Start your mornings off with stories, songs and fun! We will meet up virtually for stories, flannels, songs and finger plays! Zoom links will be sent out the day before the event. This story time is geared toward children ages 2 through 5, but older/younger siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is now open.


Stories in Shai Shacknai Memorial Park

Wednesdays: July 28 & August 4, 11 @ 10:30 AM; For children ages 2 & up

Join Miss Bernadette for some stories in the park (weather permitting). Shai Shacknai Park is located at 55 Greenrale Avenue in Wayne. No sign-up is necessary. If you are unsure about the weather, please give us a call to see if the class has been cancelled.


Outdoor Itsy Bitsy Time

Thursdays: July 29 & August 5, 12, 19 @ 9:30 AM; For infants 6 months to 23 months

Fun for you and your baby with songs, rhymes and stories! This story time will take place outside on the grounds of the library (weather permitting). Please bring a chair and/or blanket. Please register online so that you will be notified in case the class is cancelled due to the weather.


Stories at the Pool

Fridays: July 30 & August 6,13 @ 2 PM ; For children of all ages

Join us at James W. Roe Memorial Pool in Wayne for some summer stories! You must be a member of the pool to attend.

No sign up is necessary.


Children’s and Young Adult Summer Reading Club Begins Wednesday, June 30th!

Join us for some Tales and Tails fun! Visit wayne.readsquared.com


Feathers to Fur: Beekeeping with Quinn (Virtual)

Monday, August 2nd from 12:00-12:45 PM

Learn from our local beekeeper Quinn what it takes to have your own apiary.

Open to all ages.

Online registration starts Monday, July 19th at 7:00 AM.



Outdoor Concert with Magical Melodies

Tuesday, August 3rd from 6:30 – 7:15 PM

Join Mr. Chris from Magical Melodies for singing & dancing!

Open to Wayne children ages 2 & up.

Online registration starts Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 AM.



History in a Nutshell Part 1 & Part 2 (Virtual)

Wed., August 4th & Wed., August 11th from 2:00-3:00 PM

A refresh on history, games & more!
Open to kids entering 3rd grade & up.

Registration for both programs starts Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 AM.



Unique Creatures (Outdoor)

Thursday, August 5th from 10:00 – 10:45 AM (approx.)

Meet and learn about some of the most fascinating animals from around the world! Unique Creatures joins us in-person to show off some of their exotic animals!

Open to Wayne children ages 4 & up.

Online registration starts Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 AM.



Pearl Observatory: Solar Viewing (Outdoor)

Monday, August 9th from 2:00-2:45 PM

A unique opportunity to look through a special lens at the sun. An experience that’s hard to forget as we learn about sunspots, space weather, solar flares and more!

Open to Wayne kids entering 3rd grade & up.

Online registration starts beginning Monday, July 26th at 7:00 AM.



Art with Miss Dawn (Virtual)

Monday, August 9th from 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Join us for a fun art creation with Miss Dawn!

Open to Wayne children ages 4 & up.

Online registration starts Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 AM. 



Music with Kurt Gallagher (Outdoor)

Tuesday, August 10th from 6:30 – 7:15 PM

Get ready to sing and dance at our outdoor concert with Mr. Kurt!

Open to Wayne children of all ages.

Online registration starts Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 AM.



Cupcake Decorating (Indoor)

Thursday, August 12th from 3:00 - 3:30 PM

Who will be the best cupcake decorator? Kids will create their own unique cupcakes and other cupcakes as a spin-off from a children's book.  Each child will be given 4 cupcakes. All supplies will be included.

Open to Wayne children ages 5-9.

Online registration begins Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.



Outdoor Magic with the Amazing Sam!

Saturday, August 14th from 11:00 – 11:30 AM

Join us for some amazing tricks with Sam!

Open to Wayne children ages 5 & up.

Online registration starts beginning Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.



 A Trapezoid is Not a Dinosaur:

Author Chat with Suzanne Morris (Indoor)

Monday, August 16th from 2:00 – 2:45 PM

Please join author-illustrator Suzanne Morris for a read-aloud of her picture book, A Trapezoid is NOT a Dinosaur! Kids will draw characters along with Suzanne and she'll answer your questions about making art and stories.
Open to Wayne children ages 5 & up.

Online registration starts beginning Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.



Make Mandala Art with Praneel (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 17th from 2:30-3:00 PM

Let’s all relax and learn how to draw a mandala.

Open to kids entering 2nd grade & up.

Online registration starts Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:00 AM.



Salt Painting for Kids (Indoor)

Wednesday, August 18th from 11:00 – 11:45 AM

Join Miss Sharin & Miss Wajiha in creating a cool art project!

Open to Wayne children entering 3rd grade & up.

Online registration begins Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM. 



 Boogie Woogie Babies (Outdoor)

Thursday, August 19th from 10:00 – 10:30 AM

Sing and dance with your baby under the blue sky! Boogie Woogie Babies is a fun way for baby and their big person to learn simple dance moves while bonding with their little one. Please bring a blanket for your family to stay on.

Open to Wayne children ages 6 months - 3 years old.

Online registration begins Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.



Backyard Bird Craft w/ Miss Melissa (Outdoor)

Wednesday, August 25th 

from 10:30 – 11:00 AM OR 3:00-3:30 PM (Sign up for only one time)

Join us as we learn about birds you might see in your own backyard! We will listen to a story, create a craft and have a fun scavenger hunt. This program will take place outdoors on the library lawn. There will be a morning and an afternoon session. Please sign up for only session.

Open to Wayne children ages 3—6.

Online registration begins Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.



Finger Painting for Kids (Indoor)

Monday, August 30th from 2:00 – 2:30 PM

Make a fun finger painting creation with Miss Dawn!
Open to Wayne children ages 2 & 3. Space is limited.

Online registration begins Sunday, August 1st at 7:00 AM.