Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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Brainerd Library’s Little Sprouts


Plant a seed and watch it grow!

In the summer we will transplant them together into our library vegetable garden.

Visit the children’s desk to get started.

Toddler Tunes! 10:30am May 3rd, 17th & 31st

For 1 to 3 years.

Formerly Baby Rhyme Time, Toddler Tunes is a music and movement program for toddlers and their caregivers.  Join us to sing nursery rhymes, dance, make music, and read a simple story.  For children ages 1 to 3, but younger and older siblings are always welcome!  Bimonthly program on the Thursdays that Music with Margie is not held. No registration necessary.

~Spring Storytime & Crafts ~

Wednesday Sessions
10:30 to 11:15 am  Aged 2 & up

Stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts

April: 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th:  May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

New! Saturday Pre-School Storytime!

1st Saturday of Every Month: May 5th 10:30 am

Can’t make preschool storytime during the week?  Join us the first Saturday of every month at 10:30 a.m. for stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts.  Ages 3 and up, but younger siblings always welcome.



April 12th & 26th: May 10th & 24th

Margie’s multi-sensory program uses items such as beanbags, scarves, puppets, or instruments.  Many Haddam children have grown up with Margie as she has been coming to Brainerd Library for 20 years.

Ages 2 to 6.

LEGO™ Group
Meets the 1st & 3rd  TUESDAY Each Month: May 1st & 15th

5:00 to 6:lego-blocks00 PM

Each session will have a unique theme! And 1 free build. Creations displayed until next session.
For ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Paws to Read: 3rd Saturdays: April 21st: May 19th

Bring your favorite book and read to a certified therapy dog.  Dogs are great listeners!  Paws to Read is held the 3rd Saturday of every month – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  For children & teens from Pre-K through 12th grade.  Registration is required as space is limited.  Call the Children’s Department to receive your 15-minute time slot.

Come and Play with our great new toys!  We have a puppet stage, kitchen set, and amazing Brio train table.  These additions to our Children’s Room were made possible by generous donations from the Reid Smith Memorial Fund.