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Dinosaur tracks lead right to your school! Have no fear, Dinoman is here! With magic, merry mayhem, and magnificent props, the audience is taken on a trip throughout the mesozoic era. How do we know dinosaurs were here? What is a fossil? How are they made? This program is fun and informative for all ages. […]
For Children and Teens in Grades 4 to 12 Bring your creativity to the library and make the most decorative gingerbread house you can imagine! Houses will be preassembled so all you will have to do is decorate. Decorating supplies will be provided. Decorated houses will be displayed in the library and the Chatham community […]
Play and Learn in Mandarin or Spanish Led by native-speaking and experienced preschool teachers from HudsonWay Immersion School, these 100% Mandarin and Spanish immersion storytimes introduce you and your little one to the fun of learning a second language! Through stories, songs, movement, and games, HWIS instructors will provide the most effective environment to put […]
Friday, October 6: Harvest Helpers - See the gardens at Fosterfields and help with farm chores! Harvest some veggies and take a treat home. Friday, October 27: Pumpkin Pick 'n' Paint! - Visit the pumpkin patch at Fosterfields and pick your favorite! See the animals and stop by the barn to decorate your pumpkin. Friday, November 3: Turkey Time - Meet […]
Makerspace is back for the 2023-2024 school year! Join us on the first Saturday every month between 11am and 3pm at the METC Education Annex at 23 Main Street, Madison, […]
“I See Magic” is coming to the Library! Join us in the Community Room for a fun filled magic show, face painting, balloon animals and more! You won’t want to miss this! Open to children ages 5-12. Registration is required and will open on November 15th.
Come visit the children’s department on Tuesday or Wednesday morning at 10:00am from September 23rd through December 2nd at 11:00am and listen to some stories. Then make a craft to […]
Have you ever wanted Mrs. G. to read you a bedtime story? Attend our evening storytime, wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed friend. Mrs. G. will read a fun, silly story for you before you go to sleep. Maybe Mrs. G. will even wear her PJ’s and share some of her special, stuffed friends […]
Ages 8 - 13. Join us to get into the woods, learning different outdoor skills, meeting other like-minded kids and building confidence. Saturday, October 14: Worst Case Scenario - In this session, we learn what to do when the worst happens out in the wild - getting lost, running out of water and more. Saturday, November 18: Staying […]
Decorate a mini gingerbread house to take home. All materials will be provided. Best for 5 - 12 years old and younger children with an adult helper. Children must be registered separately to receive separate houses. Chester residents will receive first priority for this program. Registration for non-Chester residents will begin Dec. 11th.
Join in the magic of the holiday season as we share the joy of nature and enchantment of the animal world! Children will discover the differences between reindeer and the local white-tailed deer, learn about animals of the North Pole and what our wild neighbors are up to during this wintery holiday! Activities will include […]
Ages 4 - 7. An awesome class for kids who want to play games, use their imaginations, and have FUN! Each class is taught by a licensed yoga instructor and centers around a nature theme. Kids learn 5 yoga poses to use in our games. At the end of every class, we will talk about […]
Ages 5 - 7. Monday, October 23: Bats! - Are bats really as spooky as everyone thinks? Find out with a story, walk and fun activities. We'll even turn someone into a bat! Parents can stay or drop off. Monday, November 20: Who Lives in a Burrow? - Let's go on a hole hunt! Lots of animals dig underground […]
Ornaments, peppermint, and trees… oh my! Let’s get together and make some fun, festive crafts! Make sure you’re ready for a little bit of mess! This program is open to children ages 2-12 with a caregiver and will be held in the Community Room. Registration is required and will open on December 1st.
Ages 6 - 10. In this series, young scientists will explore different parts of the natural world through experiments and activities, making surprising discoveries along the way! Tuesday, October 24: Stormy Weather - In this session, explore the forces behind storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and wild weather. Tuesday, November 21: Rock On! - In this session, discover three […]
Come join friends old and new and play BINGO! There will be different themed boards (numbers, sight words, winter themes, etc) played throughout the hour. There are A LOT of great PRIZES, too! 1st-4th Grade
Ages 6 - 10. Saturday mornings are a great time to take a nature walk and discover new facts about New Jersey's wildlife! Join a naturalist for this popular series to learn about a new animal every month. Saturday, November 11: Turkeys - This session has to be about turkeys since it's the Thanksgiving month! Gobble..gobble! Saturday, […]
Makerspace is back for the 2023-2024 school year! Join us on the first Saturday every month between 11am and 3pm at the METC Education Annex at 23 Main Street, Madison, NJ. Whether you are looking for a kid-friendly project or for something creative to do after spending time at our Museum, drop by Makerspace for […]