2014 FALL Schedule

Sign-Up: Starting Monday, August 18
Session Starts: Thursday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m.
Last Session: Thursday, December 4 at 11:00 a.m.

BABIES & BOOKS meets on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. and is 20 - 25 minutes long.

Ages: Infants to 18 months
Older siblings are welcome to participate if they bring their own "baby"--a doll or teddy bear.

Registration is required.

Activities include lap rhymes, songs, simple stories, rhythm play

1. To introduce babies to the library atmosphere, other adults and children.
2. To foster an enjoyment of words, rhythm and rhyme.
3. To experience age-appropriate activities that will encourage language skills.
4. To give parents/caregivers ideas for nurturing their children’s mental development.


  • Adult caregiver participates with all activities. Any older siblings may attend if they also participate. They should bring their own “baby” – doll, teddy bear, or long-limbed stuffed animal
  • Please be on time; small children do best with uninterrupted routines.
  • Please do not bring toys or snacks; we supply toys for the playtime.
  • In the event of severe weather, Babies & Books will be canceled when Middlebury Public Schools are canceled. When in doubt, please call the library.
  • Questions? Call the library at 825-5601 and ask for Barb W.