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Sensitive Santa

For children with sensory or other special needs

2019-12-08 14:00:00 2019-12-08 16:15:00 America/New_York Sensitive Santa Post Road Library

Sunday, December 08
2:00pm - 4:15pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-08 14:00:00 2019-12-08 16:15:00 America/New_York Sensitive Santa Post Road Library

Post Road Library

Post Road Meeting Room

What Is Sensitive Santa?
These special Santa visits are designed specifically for children with sensory or other special needs and their families. We understand how challenging it can be for a child with sensory or other special needs to wait in line, be overwhelmed with noises, sounds, and smells, and then rushed to sit on the lap of a person they don’t know very well. The library's Sensitive Santa program offers an alternative to long lines, bright lights, and noisy environments.

What To Expect At Sensitive Santa
This program is unique in that it is specifically geared toward children with sensory sensitivities and accommodates children who may need more time with their Santa visit.  

What to expect:
Dimmed lights
Lowered voices
No lines! 
Children are welcome to bring snacks and we will provide an area for crafts and drawing until it’s time to see Santa.
One-on-one time with Santa. No rushing, no interruptions.
Children sign up for 10-minute sessions. You will need to contact each individual library to schedule your session. Due to the space and time constraints, we ask that families only take one 10-minute session.
Santa and his elves will be sensitive about touch and sound with your child, but let us know if you have or need any special considerations.

To Reserve Time With Santa:
Families will sign up for 10-minute Santa sessions. This gives the child time to get familiar with Santa and warm up to the idea of sitting on his lap or talking to him, rather than being rushed through the visit. Please let us know if your child will need a longer time or special consideration.
Please email Vikki Doerr at today to request your family's 10 minute reservation time.

A gentle reminder:  
This program is for children with sensory sensitivities (such as autism) or special needs and their families. Spacing is extremely limited. 
Thank you in advance for your consideration!

TAGS: | Community Event |

Post Road Library
Phone: 770-781-9840, option 5

We're closed Friday November 27 due to Day after Thanksgiving
Mon, Nov 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 24 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 25 9:00AM to 5:30PM
(Thanksgiving Eve)
Thu, Nov 26 Closed
(Thanksgiving Day)
Fri, Nov 27 Closed
(Day after Thanksgiving)
Sat, Nov 28 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Nov 29 1:30PM to 5:30PM

About The Library

Library Telephone:  770-781-9840

Automated Telephone Renewals:  770-781-9865

Other Branch Information


Upcoming Events

Sat, Nov 28, 10:00am - 10:10am

Thu, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am

Thu, Dec 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tue, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm