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Wednesday February 10, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday February 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Liquid Watercolor Lamps with Kristine Humber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Grades 1 - 4.  Come join us as we hand paint onto a Japanese rice paper lantern to create a one of a kind Valentine's gift!  There will be liquid watercolor, glitter, ribbon and beads to make your special lantern.  Come create a design of hearts, flowers, or whatever you'd like!  Please bring a smock as we may get messy!  

*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.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
Sunday February 14, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_heart2 1:30 PM  -  2:50 PM Valentine's Day Family Flick Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren   203-452-2850 x4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Stop by to see a classic romantic Disney movie!  Drop in (no registration) and bring your own snacks/lunch!

From DVD: "With a wave of her hand and a 'Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo',  Cinderella's Fairy Godmother transforms an ordinary pumpkin into a magnificent coach and Cinderella's rags into a gorgeous gown, then sends her off to the Royal Ball.  But Cinderella's enchanted evening must end when the spell is broken at midnight.  It will take the help of her daring animal friends Jaq and Gus and a pefect fit into a glass slipper to create the ultimate fairy tale ending."

Rated G, 76 minutes

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Meet-Up for Mid-grades Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to our first Minecraft Meet-Up at EWML to become a part of the Fairfield County Minecraft Server and help us to build our EWML world.  If you have your own Minecraft account, please bring your login information to use along with your Edith Wheeler library card.  Those with laptops are also encouraged to bring them.  The library staff is new to Minecraft, so we are planning on working together to get things up and running smoothly at this first meeting.  If all goes well, we would like to form a club that meets monthly.

For kids in grades 6-8.  Limited to 12 people.  Registration is required and begins on January 21st.  Link here to sign up.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Silly Song Sing-A-Long with Edward Leonard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

All Ages.  Sing, dance, and jump along to popular children's classics with Edward Leonard, his guitars, drums, & bag full of musical surprises!

*Registration is not necessary for this event.  Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the show and will be limited to 150 participants.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Monday February 22, 2016 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Maker Monday - All the World's a Puppet Stage Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 5 - 8.  Join us to make a puppet stage and several stick puppets.  Take them home and put on a puppet show for your family!  Registration is required and will begin one month before the program. 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday February 23, 2016 Go To Top
food_coffee 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
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Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Friday February 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

Winter Storytimes – If Monroe Public Schools have a delay or cancellation due to the weather, storytime will be cancelled for that day.  For other weather related cancellations, please see our website or events calendar.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday February 27, 2016 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Lego® Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Monday February 29, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Maker Monday - Ozobot Bits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Grades 3 - 6.  What's smaller than a golf ball and ready to learn?  It's an Ozobot-Bit!  Using Blockly-based code, Maker Monday participants will work in pairs to learn to program these miniature robots.

This program has been rescheduled from February 8.  If you were registered for the February 8 session you are now registered for this session.  Registration is required. 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
   
Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Super Duper Obstacle Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Have you been cooped up in the house for too long this winter?  Are you looking to jump your jiggles out and wiggle your waggles away?  Then look no further!  Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to the library's first Super Duper Obstacle Course where you can practice your gross motor skills by jumping down the bubble wrap sidewalk, crawling through the big tunnel of awesomeness, and wiggling beneath the colorful parachute of fun!  Registration is not required.  Participation is limited to 150 attendees.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Program Your Way Out of the Maze with Deb Shea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Grades 3 - 6.  Have you ever wanted to learn to code?  This class will teach you how to program in a Java-like language.  You'll learn how to control a maze-gobbling mouse and then work at your own rate on various programming activities that will teach you how to create your own maze!  

*Registration is required and will begin at 12:00 am on February 1.  If you would like to register more than one child, you will need to fill out a separate form for each.*

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
trans_mayflower 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Olympic Abstractions: Painting & Printmaking with Kathy Vincent Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

 

This is a Monroe Reads event!

Grades 1 - 3.  Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for a bright, bold workshop in celebration of the Olympics!

Working with tempera & metallic paints on canvas, young artists will create an abstract design...combining painting with printmaking for a new interpretation of the classic Olympic ring motif..

Additionally, incised prints will be created using foam plates to illustrate the various summer Olympic sports. These prints will be displayed as a whole for the duration of the summer in the children's room!

*Registration is limited to 16 participants and will begin February 2.

 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday March 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Friday March 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
food_coffee 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
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rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There is 1 space available.
Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday March 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Friday March 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

    Location: Children's Story Room
Monday March 14, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Maker Monday - Ozobot Bits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Grades 3 - 6.  What's smaller than a golf ball and ready to learn?  It's an Ozobot-Bit!  Using Blockly-based code, Maker Monday participants will work in pairs to learn to program these miniature robots.  

Registration is required and will begin one month before the program. 

 

    Location: Children's Craft Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
food_coffee 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Nautical Flag Name Plates with Kathy Vincent Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

 

This is a Monroe Reads event!

Grades 4 - 6.  Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio to create some very cool room decor!

Working with an assortment of brightly colored papers, participants will decoupage the geometric shapes of nautical flags to spell out their name on canvas panel. A length of rope or nautical ribbon will be added to the panel for hanging.

*Registration is limited to 16 participants and will begin February 15.*

    Location: Children's Craft Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
nat_summertime 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Luau Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren    203-452-2850 x4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Hula away those Winter blues!  Join us for a preschool Luau.  We'll have activities, crafts, snacks, and more!  Then, stay for a special presentation of a Hawaiian movie!

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
nat_summertime 11:15 AM  -  12:45 PM Hawaiian Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren    203-452-2850 x4   lobach(at)ewml.org
   

Experience the tropical Hawaiian weather with our Luau movie! 

From DVD: "Get ready for a wildly original story about an independent little girl named Lilo and her adopted alien 'puppy,' the mischievous Stitch, a runaway genetic experiment from a faraway planet.  After crash-landing on Earth, Stitch wreaks havoc on the Hawaiian Islands, but he also learns about loyalty, friendship, and 'ohana, the Hawaiian tradition of family.

85 minutes, Rated PG

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

    Location: Children's Craft Room
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Friday March 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
food_coffee 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday March 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Saturday March 26, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Lego® Club - Can You Build a Boat That Floats? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

 

This is a Monroe Reads event!

Ages 6 - 12.  Ahoy, matey!  Can you build a boat that floats?  Using the library's collection of Lego® bricks, build a boat and then test it to see if it will float.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Monday March 28, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Maker Monday - Miniature Boat Building Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

 

This is a Monroe Reads event!

All Ages.  Stop by our Craft Room to make a variety of miniature boats!  Younger children may require caregiver assistance.  

Registration is not required.  While supplies last.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Tuesday March 29, 2016 Go To Top
food_coffee 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Stay & Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Walkers - Age 4 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Friday at 1:15]

    Location: Children's Craft Room
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Friday April 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 3 - 5:  Stop by for a morning of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional session each Thursday at 10:30]

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday April 12, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
Tuesday April 19, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday April 23, 2016 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Lego® Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
Tuesday April 26, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices(at)ewml.org
   

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Inside Library
 
anim_dog_scottie 5:00 PM  -  6:45 PM R.E.A.D. to Dani Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services    203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

    Location: Children's Story Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
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Saturday May 28, 2016 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Lego® Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-452-2850 x 4   referenceservices@ewml.org
   

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

    Location: Children's Craft Room
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