Kids Programs and Program Descriptions

Read the descriptions of ongoing programs below or see our calendar for upcoming events.


Ilsley Storytime Session 3

Pre-registration and masks required. Birth - 5 with Adult Bounce and Read with Ms. Tricia 9:15 - 10:00am Weds Jan 5 - Feb 16th. Limit of 12 families.

Chinese New Year with May and Tricia

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with May and Tricia. Listen to stories, practice your chopstick skills, and create decorations to celebrate the new year.  Preregistration and masks required.

Youth Media Lab

Join Kurt, Ilsley’s Technology Coordinator and director of Middlebury Community Television, for a 4-week session of introductory video and animation workshops for students in grades 4+. Participants will learn to use iPads and cameras to capture still photographs and video, and will create and edit short films on laptop computers. The group will meet on Tuesdays, Jan. 25 through Feb. 15 from 3:30 to 4:30. Signup is required, and space is limited. Masks are required.

Sarah Partridge Winter 2022 Storytime

Pre-registration and masks required. Birth - 5 with Adult -- Bounce and Read with Ms. Laura 9:30- 10:00 am Tuesday, January 11 - February 15th 2022. Limit of 10 families.

Books on Sticks

Read a picture book with friends and family while enjoying the outdoors. Two locations: Riverfront Park at the Marbleworks and Harrow Way. Books are updated every two weeks.

Riverfront Park at the Marbleworks

Harrow Way

Programming To-Go: Take and Makes

A new take and make program is offered each Tuesday. Offerings rotate between sewing projects, science experiments, book discussions/storytime kits, and craft projects.