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Monday July 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Science Snoopers - Under the Sea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 4 - 8.  Join Jean Mai of Science Snoopers as she leads science programs designed to introduce children to the natural world around them.  All Sciences Snoopers programs include a short presentation enhanced with hands-on material, props, or experiments; a short story related to the theme; and an art project.  This week's topic - Under the Sea - explores the marine environment and the creatures of the deep.

*Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 14.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tween Maker Camp - Week 3: Marshmallow Catapults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 6-8, join us for an opportunity to build cool projects  that really work!  This week, we'll be building marshmallow catapults and seeing whose marshmallows go the farthest.  Registration is required and begins on June 28th.  Limited to 15 people.      Link here to sign up.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 2 - 5.  Come in your jammies to hear some bedtime stories!  Siblings are also welcome!

*Registration is not required for this event*

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Grow Your Brain! Kitchen Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 9 - 12.  We'll be digging through the pantry to find what we need for this week's experiments.  We'll use candy, soda, lemons, and other ingredients to learn about gases, density, acids, and other cool scientific stuff.

*Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 15.*

 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Craft Magnets for Tweens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 6-8, join us to make these colorful craft magnets using glitter and scrapbooking papers.  It's so easy and oh-so fun to do so bring your friends and come for an afternoon of relaxed crafting and chat.  Registration is required and begins on June 21st.  Link here to register.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
rec_legoguy 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Design Contest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 5 - 13. Think you're the best Lego builder of all time?  Prove it by entering the Lego Design Contest!  

Official Rules:

-Age groups will be as follows:  Ages 5 - 7, 8 - 10, 11 - 13. 

-Three winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) will be chosen from each age category.

-Your piece must be original - no kits allowed!  You may use pieces from a kit.

-You must be able to carry your design in and out of the building without librarian assistance.

-Theme:  FIZZ, BOOM, READ!

-And most importantly:  have fun, and get creative!

*Registration is required and is limited to 50 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at 10:00 am on our kickoff day, June 21!*

 

 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 16 spaces available.
Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
ent_magic 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Magician's Bunny in a Hat Art Class with Kristine Humber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 8 - 12.  Come join the fun as we draw an adorable white Magician's bunny in a magic hat!  We'll use watercolor paper and discover the magic properties of watercolor paint and some surprise magic effects we can create with it.  So come join us for this magical painting experience!  Smocks recommended.  

*Registration is required and is limited to 15 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 16.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x 4   lballa@ewml.org
   

Ages 7 - 12.  Join us for an afternoon of crafting!  Each week we will complete a different project.  This week, make this awesome 3-D picture frame!  Decorate your frame with sparkles, gems, markers, and more.  Then, fold it up and fill it with photos or drawings!  

*Registration is required and is limited to 22 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 16.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There is 1 space available.
Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Grades 3 - 5.  Ever wonder what children's books your librarians were reading?  Dying to talk about that great book you just read?  Bring your lunch and discuss all things bookish while you eat.  Hear about the newest additions to the library collection and discover some cool librarian favorites!  Plus, you'll be the first to see and be able to check out the newest additions to the catalog! Drinks and dessert will be provided.

*Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 17.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
ent_longdrum 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with Rhythms - Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

All Ages. Join Edward Leonard in an educational drum and music circle and learn the fundamentals of music while playing interactive rhythm games with drums and hand-held percussion instruments from around the world! 

Please note:  There will be an identical session from 3:00 - 4:00.  Please register for one session only, unless you are waitlisted.  Each child will only be able to attend one session.

*Registration is required and is limited to 30 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 17.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
   
 
ent_longdrum 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Fun with Rhythms - Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle    203-452-2950 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

All Ages. Join Edward Leonard in an educational drum and music circle and learn the fundamentals of music while playing interactive rhythm games with drums and hand-held percussion instruments from around the world! 

Please note:  There will be an identical session from 1:00 - 2:00.  Please register for one session only, unless you are waitlisted.  Each child will only be able to attend one session.

*Registration is required and is limited to 30 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 17.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Friday August 1, 2014 Go To Top
office_pencil 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Cartooning with Bill Carney Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x.4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Ages 8 - 12.  Join artist Bill Carney as he walks you through the basics of cartooning!  Create your own masterpieces with his guidance.

*Registration is required and will be limited to 15 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 18.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
   
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Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_treasurechest 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Drop-In Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

All Ages with Parent/Caregiver Assistance.  Come to the Children's Department and choose something from Miss Lauren's craft box to make and take home with you.  While supplies last.  *Registration is not required for this event*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Monday August 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Science Snoopers - Kitchen Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 4 - 8.  Join Jean Mai of Science Snoopers as she leads science programs designed to introduce children to the natural world around them.  All Sciences Snoopers programs include a short presentation enhanced with hands-on material, props, or experiments; a short story related to the theme; and an art project.  This week's topic - Kitchen Science - takes a look at simple chemistry in the kitchen.

*Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 21.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tween Maker Camp - Week 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 6-8, join us for an opportunity to build cool projects  that really work!  This week's project will be announced later.  Registration is required and begins on July 5th.  Limited to 15 people.  Link here to register.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 2 - 5.  Come in your jammies to hear some bedtime stories!  Siblings are also welcome!

*Registration is not required for this event*

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Grow Your Brain! - You've Been Slimed! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 9 - 12.  Gak.  Oobleck.  Soft-as-a-Cloud Play Dough.  We'll make 'em all.  Yes, you'll get slimed and you will love it!

*Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 22. *

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
 
nat_stars2 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM National Night Out @ Wolfe Park Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

The Library will be participating in National Night Out at Wolfe Park!  Come on down to the park for tons of FREE activities and take-aways!  The library will have a stand where we'll be ready to chat about all things books, library, and programs - and there will be a craft!

Need more information?  Visit the Parks & Recreation website about National Night Out by clicking here!  

Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x 4   lballa@ewml.org
   

Ages 7 - 12.  Join us for an afternoon of crafting!  Each week we will complete a different project. For the last week of the Summer, we'd like to hear what you loved most about it.  Was it a vacation?  Spending time with your family?  Playing with your pets?  Or was it reading a book?  Let us know by helping us to create an EWML Summer Memory Quilt!  You make the squares, we'll put it together as an awesome quilt.  Then, we'll hang it in the children's room!

*Registration is required and is limited to 24 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 23.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
nat_stars2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Family Skywatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program will teach participants how to locate and identify different objects seen in the night sky from planets and constellations, to meteors and satellites. We'll show you where and how to spot these from wherever you are by providing tips, demonstrations, and resources that are available to anyone. Whether using a simple sky chart, or sophisticated computer programs, we'll show you everything you need to know to become a "Skywatcher." 

All ages welcome.  Registration is required and begins on July 5th.  Link here to sign up.

Rain date Thursday, August 7th.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Grades 3 - 5.  Ever wonder what children's books your librarians were reading?  Dying to talk about that great book you just read?  Bring your lunch and discuss all things bookish while you eat.  Hear about the newest additions to the library collection and discover some cool librarian favorites!  Plus, you'll be the first to see and be able to check out the newest additions to the catalog! Drinks and dessert will be provided.

*Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 24.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 16 spaces available.
Friday August 8, 2014 Go To Top
office_pencil 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Cartooning with Bill Carney Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x.4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Ages 8 - 12.  Join artist Bill Carney as he walks you through the basics of cartooning!  Create your own masterpieces with his guidance.

*Registration is required and will be limited to 15 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 25.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x.4   lobach@ewml.org
   

Ages 6 - 12.  Love building with Legos?  Come meet and play with others who do, too!

*Registration is not required for this event*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Science Snoopers - Marsupial Menagerie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 4 - 8.  Join Jean Mai of Science Snoopers as she leads science programs designed to introduce children to the natural world around them.  All Sciences Snoopers programs include a short presentation enhanced with hands-on material, props, or experiments; a short story related to the theme; and an art project.  This week's topic - Marsupial Menagerie - visits the wildlife that lives Down Under.

*Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 28.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 23 spaces available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tween Maker Camp - Week 5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids entering grades 6-8, join us for an opportunity to build cool projects  that really work!  This week's project will be announced later.  Registration is required and begins on July 11th.  Limited to 15 people.  Link here to sign up.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 2 - 5.  Come in your jammies to hear some bedtime stories!  Siblings are also welcome!

*Registration is not required for this event*

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Grow Your Brain! The Science of Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

Ages 9 - 12.  Is it art?  Is it science?  You decide.  We'll be making some fun projects that combine both of these disciplines.

*Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 29.*

 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
food_cupcake.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Surf 'n Turf Cupcake Decorating for Tweens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Decorate two different types of cupcakes, one from the land and one from the sea.  Fun and tasty too!  This program is for kids entering grades 6-8. Registration is required and begins on  July 12.  Limited to 15 people.   Link here to register.

 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
food_cupcake.GIF 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM End of Summer Reading Picnic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle   203-452-2850 x 4   mturbak@ewml.org
   

You were awesome readers this summer, and we want to celebrate!  Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy it on our lawn...we'll even provide the dessert!  

Then, at 6:30, Jester Jim will be here to entertain you!  Jester Jim combines beatboxing, juggling, comedy, and so much more for an unforgettably fun experience!

*In the case of inclement weather, the picnic will be cancelled and Jester Jim will be moved indoors to the Ehler's Room.  Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the program and will be limited to 150*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
office_pencil 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Cartooning with Bill Carney Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x.4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Ages 8 - 12.  Join artist Bill Carney as he walks you through the basics of cartooning!  Create your own masterpieces with his guidance.

*Registration is required and will be limited to 15 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.  Registration will begin at midnight on July 25.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 11 spaces available.
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