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Children's Events


Children's events include musical productions, puppeteers, plays and other types of programs targeted toward children ages 3 to 8. Performances are held 4 to 5 times per year in the Cole Auditorium on Saturday afternoons. Tickets are free and are available on a "first come first serve" basis starting at noon on the day of the performance in the lobby of the Cole Auditorium. Performances begin at 2 pm and usually last 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Please contact Kirsten Pitts or Julia Dunn for more information.


Children's Events

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Schoolers

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host Kismet Yoga for a session of yoga exercises intended for little ones, ages 2 1/2-4 years. Partner with your little one for "animated yoga poses, games, music and breathing exercises." Please stop in and sign up at the desk or call us at 203-622-6883 to reserve a spot. Reservations begin on March 19th. Limit: 12 children.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Crawlers!

When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host a yoga session for pre-crawlers (6 weeks up to crawling with a caregiver) with Kismet Kids yoga. Instructor, Chiara, says that babies are natural yogis and yoga postures will improve sleeping patterns and aid in digestion, relieving gas and colic. Sign up begins on March 19th.

Children's Movie: "Big Hero 6"'

When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Oscar Winner for Best Animated Movie 2014; A comedy adventure about the special bond that develops between Robot Bey Max and prodigy Hiro Hamada

Children's Program: Animal Embassy: Rainforest Rendezvous

When: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Experience the four major tropical rainforest regions of the world through living examples of their diverse fauna. Realize the significance of these threatened ecosystems to our everyday lives. Learn how rainforests fuel global weather patterns, provide modern medicines, are home to indigenous peoples and supply many of our fruits, nuts, spices, coffee and tea.

Yoga for Kids with Kristin DeGroat

When: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Join Kristen for a fun session. Some of the ways yoga benefits children are improved focus, study habits and sleep.

Bending Gravity with Eric Gerardi

When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Eric is a world class juggler, yo-yo player, top spinner, stilt walker and an artist of over 15 circus skills.

Vacation Movie - THE BOXTROLLS

When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

Today's vacation movie is the Academy Award nominated, animated movie, THE BOXTROLLS. "A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator"- IMDB. The movie is based on the children's book 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow. Running time:96 mins. Rated PG

Tai Chi for Children with Ken Dolan

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Tai Chi improves balance, concentration, flexibility, focus, attention and learning.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Crawlers!

When: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host a yoga session for pre-crawlers (6 weeks up to crawling with a caregiver) with Kismet Kids yoga. Instructor, Chiara, says that babies are natural yogis and yoga postures will improve sleeping patterns and aid in digestion, relieving gas and colic. Sign up begins on April 2nd. Limit: 12 babies.

Kismet Yoga for Kids- Ages 5-8

When: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library present a yoga session for children ages 5-8. Instructor, Chiara, will lead the children in simple yoga poses and breathing techniques through storytelling, song, dance, and games! Sign-ups begin on April 2nd. Please stop in or call us at 203-622-6883 to reserve a spot. Limit: 12.

Mariana Iranzi - Bi-Lingual Music

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Staff and Friends of the Cos Cob Library welcome one and all to a bilingual music concert by Mariana Iranzi to celebrate DIA DE LOS NINOS (The Day of the Child.) Each year Mariana returns to Cos Cob Library with an interactive program of songs involving movement and dance. Come, enjoy, and participate in the fun!

Children's Program "One Heart/One World" with Hands on Drumming

When: Monday, May 04, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Participants get to play percussion instruments. Native American, African, Caribbean and Latin stories, song and dance are all integrated in this participatory experience. All ages and abilities are welcome.