Children's 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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**Programs are open to Wayne residents only, unless otherwise noted and are held either virtually or at Wayne Public Library. Registration can be done online at waynepubliclibrary.org beginning at 7:00 AM on the registration date. Note: If you are unable to attend a program, please kindly call the library in advance. This will allow others on the waiting list to attend and will prevent waste of materials. Thank you!


Winter Story Times 2024 - (Wayne Residents Only) - View the flyer

Register online beginning Monday, January 15th @ 7:00 AM.
The winter session will run for 6 weeks & ends the week of March 4th.
CHILD CAN BE REGISTERED FOR ONLY 1 CLASS.


Story Time for All Ages begins Wednesday, January 31st
Wednesdays @ 10:45 AM
This class will feature stories and songs adapted for children of all ages.



Itsy Bitsy Story Time begins Tuesday, January 30th or Wednesday, January 31st
Tuesdays @ 10:00 AM OR
Wednesdays @ 10:00 AM
Fun for you and your baby/toddler with songs, lap bounces, rhymes, puppets, stories & more.
For babies and toddlers 6 months to 23 months.



Story Time for 2s begins Tuesday, January 30th or Thursday, February 1st
Tuesdays @ 11:00 AM OR
Thursdays @ 10:00 AM
This story time session is for children who have outgrown Itsy Bitsy, but are not yet ready for the 3 & up class. We will take elements from both Itsy Bitsy and our 3 & up class to create a special class just for twos! For children age 2.



Story Time for 3s, 4s & 5s begins Monday, January 29th or Thursday, February 1st
Mondays @ 10:30 AM OR
Thursdays @ 2:00 PM
Join us for stories, songs & more!
For children ages 3, 4, & 5.



*SPECIAL PLAYTIME*
Free Play Fridays in the Children’s Room *NOT A STRUCTURED STORY TIME*
playtime is ongoing
Free Play Fridays is a special, unstructured play time for babies and toddlers. Meet up to play in our Story Time Room with toys and books provided by the library. Drop in anytime between 9:30-11:30 on Fridays. Your little one will get to know other little ones! No sign up is necessary.
For babies & toddlers through 3 years old with an adult.



Green Quest Nature Club: Plants in the Winter

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 at 5:30-7:00 PM

GreenQuest will present a lesson regarding plants in the winter.

Open to Wayne children in grades 2-6. Register online on 1/26.



Seussology Dance Party

Thurs., Feb. 29, 2024 at 4:00-4:45 PM

A fun, lively and interactive program run by a very funny and silly Cat who causes all types of mischief. Test your knowledge of Seuss Trivia in the Seussology Game Show. Open to Wayne children in grades K-6th.

Register online on 1/26 at 7 AM.



Coloring Club for Kids

Fri., March 1, 2024 at 4:00-4:30PM

Join us for a fun time of coloring. Kids will use coloring pages, crayons, and coloring pencils to create their own art.

Open to Wayne children ages 4-9. Register online on 2/23 at 7AM.



Saturday Stories and Songs with Miss Melissa

Sat., March 2, 2024 at 10:15-10:45 AM

Join Miss Melissa on a special Saturday morning for stories and songs! Open to Wayne children from 6 months up to 5 years old.

Register online on 2/23 at 7 AM.



Draw with Invisible Ink

Tues., March 5, 2024 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Create a secret message or a drawing that emerges before your eyes. Open to Wayne children and young adults in grades 4th & up.

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM.



Knit & Nosh

Wed., March 6, 2024 at 4:00 –5:00 PM

Let’s get together and learn how to knit. We welcome beginner knitters! Open to Wayne children and young adults in grades 3rd & up.

Online registration starts on 2/23 at 7AM. 



Young Engineers Stem Project the Laundry Machine

Thurs., March 7, 2024 at 4:15-5:30 PM

Join us for an exciting STEM class! Open to Wayne childrenages 6-8.

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM .



Pokemon Meet-up

Sat., March 9, 2024 at 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Mr. Dan, Pokemon expert, will be on hand to assist children at the meet up! Using your own cards, you can play and trade with other fans! Snacks will be served. *You can drop in or stay during the
program hours.* Open to Wayne children ages 8 and up.

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM.



Melody Mom Music & Fun

Mon., March 11, 2024 at 10:30-11:15 AM

Join us for an interactive 45 minutes of songs, movement, and fun! Open to Wayne children ages 2 & up.

Register online on 2/23.



Giant Word Winder

Tues., March 12, 2024 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Experience this giant game that inspires collaboration among students as they play in teams and engage in temporary alliances as they are working together to win the game.

Open to Wayne children and young adults in 3rd grade & up.

Register online on 3/1 at 7AM.



Yoga for Kids

Thurs., March 14, 2024 at 10:30-11:00 AM

Kelly from Kidding Around Yoga will be hosting Yoga for Kids!

Open to Wayne children ages 2 & up. Register online on 2/23.

Please bring a mat or towel.



Mad Science: Make and Take Booth

Fri., March, 15, 2024 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Let’s celebrate Maker’s Day! Register for a time slot and come make some fun science projects at our make-and-take station.

Open to Wayne children ages K-5. Register online 2/23.



Boogie Woogie Babies

Mon., March 18, 2024 at 10:30-11:00 AM

Come Get Your Boogie Woogie on with Miss Tiffany!

Open to Wayne children ages 6 months-4 years old. 

Register online on 2/23.  



Book & Brushes Story Time & Art Program with Miss Melissa

Tues., March. 19, 2024 at 10:00-10:30 AM OR 11:00-11:30 AM

Join Miss Melissa for a fun story time and painting class!

Open to Wayne children ages 2, 3, & 4.

*Children can only be registered for 1 class, either 10 or 11 AM.*

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM.



Kids Drawing with Ms. Bernadine

Tues., March. 19, 2024 at 4:00-4:45 PM

Learn how to draw an amazing spring scene. Open to Wayne children in grades K– 3.

Register online on 3/1 .



Spring Painting with Ms. Bernadine

Tues., March 19, 2024 at 5:00-6:00 PM

Yay to Spring! Learn how to draw an amazing spring scene with sweet animals. Open to Wayne children in grade 4th & up.

Register online on 3/1 at 7AM.



Knit with Nat (Not a Beginner's Class)

Wed., March 20, 2024 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Do you have a basic understanding of the knit stitch and purl stitch? We will continue to learn more advanced techniques in the program.

Open to Wayne children and young adults in grades 3rd & up.

Register online on 3/1 at 7AM.



Spring Grab & Go Craft

This Spring craft includes a word search and coloring page. Pick up begins March 21, 2024 at 9:00 AM.

You have until March 28, by 5:00 PM to collect this craft. 

Open to Wayne children ages 3-8.

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM .



Chess Club for Kids

Sat., March. 23, 2024 at 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Make friends and play chess! Open to children who know how to play or want to learn. Chess sets available!

Open to Wayne children in grades 1-4.

Register online on 2/23 at 7AM.



Spring Food Play

Mon., March 25, 2024 at 11:30AM-12:00PM OR 12:30-1:00 PM

Come join Miss Jane, Occupational Therapist from Brave Wings Therapy, for some spring food play.

Open to Wayne children ages 2-4.

Register online on 2/23 at 7 AM.



Read to a Dog

Tues., March 26, 2024 at 4:00-5:00 PM

Children will improve their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog who loves to listen!

Please bring your own book.

Open to Wayne children in grades K-5. Register online on 2/23.



Greenquest Nature Club: Music in Nature

Wed., March 27, 2024 at 5:30-7:00 PM

GreenQuest will present a lesson regarding music in nature.

Open to Wayne children in grades 2-6.

Register online on 2/23. 



Spring Edible Arts

Thurs., March. 28, 2024 at 4:00-4:30 PM Ages 3-5

Enjoy creating a sweet scene with bunnies that is fun to eat.

OR 5:00-5:30 PM Ages 6-9:

Enjoy creating a sweet scene with chicks that is fun to eat.

Open to Wayne children. Register online on 2/23.