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Babies & Books


Winter 2020 SCHEDULE

Session Starts: Thursday, January 30th at 10:00 a.m.
Session Ends: The last week of April
Register: Starting Monday, January 13th through our Upcoming Events Calendar.
No Sessions on these dates: TBA

Babies & Books is a weekly program offered in the Fall and Winter/Spring. Sessions meet on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. and are 20-25 minutes long.

Ages: Infants to 18 months
Older siblings are welcome to participate.

Activities include lap rhymes, songs, simple stories and 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.
  • 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.