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Monday February 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Carol Keeney will facilitate an informal knitting group for all experience levels. Come work on your project in a social setting.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Tuesday February 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - St. Joseph's Parent Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - St.Joseph's Parent Center - 566 Elm Street (St. Mary's Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
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misc_none 2:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare - 133B Connecticut Avenue (at Rippowam Park Apartments Leasing Office)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center - 90 Fairfield Avenue (at Richmond Hill Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Civility in America: Civility in Government Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Former Vermont Governor James H. (Jim) Douglas will talk about civility in government and the U.S. presidential campaign. Sponsored by The Dilenschneider Group, the Hearst Media Group in Connecticut and The Ferguson Library. Register.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library - Fourth Floor
Wednesday February 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons - First Stamford Place Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons - First Stamford Place - 300 First Stamford Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Main Library Lower Level Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Union Memorial Church Preschool Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Union Memorial Church Preschool – 58 Church Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Andrew Gale Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Beyond the Lights -- A young woman who has won a prestigious music award seems ready for stardom. Yet the pressures of success nearly destroy her… until she meets a man who helps her become the artist she was meant to be. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Minnie Driver and Danny Glover. Directed by Gina Prince- Bythewood. Rated PG-13. USA. 2014. 116 min.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Judy Lane Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Judy Lane (off Hamilton Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Shippan Avenue & Auldwood Road Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Shippan Avenue & Auldwood Road

    Location: Bookmobile
Thursday February 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center - 20 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace - 32-34 Custer Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Microsoft Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL - Designed for those who know how to set up a basic spreadsheet and perform simple calculations and wish to expand that knowledge with keyboard shortcuts, templates and conditional formatting. Must be familiar with basic Excel, keyboard, and Windows. Register online for the Microsoft Excel series of classes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
   
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park - 161 Ursula Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends Author Series: Romance Author Panel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8275   
   

Just in time for Valentine's Day!  Bring your friends and join us for an evening of food, conversation and fun when  we welcome three of today's finest romance writers. Tickets are $15 and include a wine and appetizer reception. Appetizers generously provided by  Del Frisco's Grille, Hudson Grille, and Pearl East. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the reception. Program at 7 p.m. Book sale and signing to follow. Proceeds to benefit the Library. For more information, call 203 351-8275. Register.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
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Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Friday Flick Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Goosebumps - When Zach moves to a small town from the big city, he doesn’t think it will be very exciting—until he learns that his new neighbor is R.L. Stine, and that the monsters from his books are on the loose! Rated PG. 103 minutes. For ages 6 and up. Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Animal Embassy Presents: Animals on the Move Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Animals move in a variety of ways including swimming, gliding, slithering, climbing, jumping and hopping.  Get up close and personal with a variety of real live animals including turtles, birds, frogs, rabbits and more, and learn all about their special forms of movement! Ages 4 and up. Registration strongly recommended.  To register or for more information, call 203 351-8294.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Shake Rattle and Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Stories, songs, crafts and more with Mandrita. Ages 3 and up with caregiver.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Jewelry Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8243   
   

Accessorize with jewelry you make yourself. Girls and guys in Grades 6 to 12. Limited to 20 participants.  Registration required.  Call 203 351-8243.

    Location: Main Library Lower Level Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Second Saturday Cinema Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Aucella   203 351-8258   
   

Red Hook Summer

An Atlanta teen experiences a new side of life while spending the summer in Brooklyn with his grandfather, a fire and brimstone preacher who's detemined to save his soul. With Clarke Peters, Jules Brown and Toni Lysaith. Directed by Spike Lee. Rated R. 2015. 121  minutes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Sunday February 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lumina String Quartet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

In True Quartet Concertant Tradition: Showing the Virtuosity of the Players. The music of Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Ellington. With guest artist, Phillip Bashor.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Closed for Presidents' Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ferguson Library facilities are closed today for Presidents' Day.

Tuesday February 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford - 535 Fairfield Avenue (at St. Clement of Rome Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten - 635 Glenbrook Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Bunch Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Our book exploration group for younger readers.  Read The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein, then join us for a fun discussion and related activities.  Refreshments will be served.
For kids entering Grades 2 and 3.  Registration required. For more information and to register, call 203 351-8242.

    Location: Main Library Lower Level Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings - 430 High Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues - at Bethel A.M. E. Church

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper's Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper’s Hill – 17 Roxbury Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Childhood Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Child Development Center - 64 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Charter School for Excellence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Charter School for Excellence - 1 Schuyler Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chesterfield Condominiums Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chesterfield Condominiums - 2284-2435 Bedford Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Career Moves: Networking Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Career workshop offered through Goodwill Career Center. Review of the multiple avenues for effective networking. From in-person networking to using online platforms such as social media, we discuss the important strategies necessary to successfully network. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lakeside Diner Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lakeside Diner - 1050 Long Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Bookmobile Stop: Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop: Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments - 40 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Conversations About Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Love: Different Artists and Their Different Takes Through Art History - Helane E. March Rheingold, docent at the Neuberger Museum of Art, instructor at Learning in Retirement and an arts enrichment facilitator at the Stamford Public Schools, will lead the discussion.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S/Bright Horizons - Federal Street Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons – 29 Federal Street, Stamford            

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor's Link Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor’s Link – 75 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Genealogy Research Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

Explore genealogy databases to find census, military, birth and death records. Register online.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Microsoft Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

ADVANCED EXCEL - Designed for those who know how to set up a basic spreadsheet and perform simple to intermediate calculations and wish to expand that knowledge by learning how to link worksheets, use macros, the goal seek feature, and basic pivot tables. Must be familiar with basic Excel, keyboard, and Windows. Register online for the Microsoft Excel series of classes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus – 245 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday February 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Building with Bricks - Full Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A fun afternoon of designing and building with LEGOs. We’ll provide the bricks. You bring your imagination. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Call 203 351-8294.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday February 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Shake Rattle and Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Stories, songs, crafts and more with Mandrita. Ages 3 and up with caregiver.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Free Blood Pressure Screenings for Seniors Over 60 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

City of Stamford health program nurse conducts free screenings.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Introduction to Drupal (Part II) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Learn the fundamentals of the popular Drupal web software and how to build a basic website. Find out how to create and organize content, and modify how your site looks in this two-part class. A free account at www.drupalgardens.com will be required before the first class. Register online for this series of classes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM MakerSpace Arduino Project - FULL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

PART III -The Arduino – a programmable computer the size of a credit card – was designed so that anyone could use it to make interactive projects with lights, motors, sensors, and other tools. This course will give an overview of how it works and lead attendees through a few basic projects to get them started as Arduino makers. Register online for the waiting list for this series of 3 classes.

The Arduino Project series of classes if full. You may register for the waiting list.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Sunday February 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival Celebration: Family Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Come with your whole family to celebrate the Chinese New Year (the year of Monkey) and the Lantern Festival. Enjoy traditional lantern riddles, dancing, Kung Fu presentations, raffles, and light refreshments. Co-sponsored by the Chinese Language School of the Fairfield County.

1:30 p.m.               Gathering and light refreshments; giving out raffle tickets for lanterns

2 to 2:30 p.m.        Film about celebrations of Lantern Festival

2:30 to 3 p.m.        Chinese Language School of Fairfield County presents: Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, and Kung Fu

3 to 3:30 p.m.        Film about celebrations of the Chinese New Year

3:30 to 4 p.m.        Lantern riddles and raffle


 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Monday February 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi

    Location: South End Branch
Tuesday February 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - St. Joseph's Parent Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - St.Joseph's Parent Center - 566 Elm Street (St. Mary's Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare - 133B Connecticut Avenue (at Rippowam Park Apartments Leasing Office)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center - 90 Fairfield Avenue (at Richmond Hill Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Social Media for Newbies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

A survey of some of the most popular social media sites & apps, with a focus on their best features and how to protect yourself online. Register online.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel by Marlon James

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Bookmobile Stop -CP Kids Early Learning Center at Chelsea Piers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop -CP Kids Early Learning Center at Chelsea Piers - 1 Blachley Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Grade A ShopRite Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Grade A ShopRite – 200 Shippan Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:20 PM Andrew Gale Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Grandma -- A lesbian poet coping with the recent death of her partner is visited unexpectedly by her granddaughter. This comedy-drama is a current critic’s favorite. With Lily Tomlin, Marcia Gay  Harden and Judy Greer. Directed by Paul Weitz. Rated R. USA. 2015. 79 min.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Lockwood Wing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Lockwood Wing - 83 Lockwood Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Stories and songs for the whole family. Wear your pajamas if you like. For ages 3 ½ and up. Families welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center - 20 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace - 32-34 Custer Street

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park - 161 Ursula Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM French Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

06H41 by Jean-Philippe Blondel

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday February 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Tricking the Tricksters: Cheer on these feisty characters as they outsmart the tricksters and troublemakers in these entertaining stories.  We’ll do a craft, too! Register online.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday February 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Programming for Newbies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Learn the fun and popular programming language: Scratch! Created by MIT and available free on all platforms, Scratch uses ready-made color-coded blocks of code to introduce young kids to the fun of programming their own games and animations. Minimal typing needed. Ages 8-10. Registration required. Call 203 351-8242. Participants must be able to attend both sessions (Part 2 is on March 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

El cuento hispanoamericano: antología crítico-histórica by Seymour Menton (Conclusion)

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
Sunday February 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
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Monday February 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM JFS Workshop - Race to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Pre-planning for college for 8th – 11th graders and their parents, facilitated by Claire Friedlander, Jewish Family Service College Consultant. For more information, contact Claire Friedlander at clairef@ctjfs.org or call 203 921-4161.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford - 535 Fairfield Avenue (at St. Clement of Rome Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten - 635 Glenbrook Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings - 430 High Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues - at Bethel A.M. E. Church

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper's Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper’s Hill – 17 Roxbury Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Childhood Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Child Development Center - 64 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Edgehill Residences Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Edgehill Residences - 122 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Boys & Girls Club of America Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Boys & Girls Club of America - 347 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM T-MAD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8245   
   
Library’s teen advisory program. New participants welcome. Call 203 351-8245.
    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Thursday March 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S/Bright Horizons - Federal Street Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons – 29 Federal Street, Stamford            

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor's Link Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor’s Link – 75 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus – 245 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday March 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday March 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Sing Me a Story Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

The Ferguson’s Dr. Ev leads a morning of music and movement. Ages 3 to 8 with caregiver.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Programming for Newbies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Learn the fun and popular programming language: Scratch! Created by MIT and available free on all platforms, Scratch uses ready-made color-coded blocks of code to introduce young kids to the fun of programming their own games and animations. Minimal typing needed. Ages 8-10. Registration required. Call 203 351-8242. Participants must be able to attend both sessions (This is the second part of a two-part program.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to WordPress (Part I) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8211   
   

Learn the fundamentals of the popular WordPress web software and how to build a basic website. Find out how to create and organize content and modify how your site looks in this two-part class. A free account at www.wordpress.com will be required before the first class. Register online for this series of classes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Old Folkies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Join the Ferguson's Dr. Ev for an afternoon of toe tappin', finger snappin', acoustic delights. And yes, she takes requests!

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Sunday March 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday March 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Sing Along with Dr. Ev Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Music-making and movement with The Ferguson’s own Dr. Ev. Ages 5 and under with caregiver.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - St. Joseph's Parent Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - St.Joseph's Parent Center - 566 Elm Street (St. Mary's Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM PowerPoint (Part I) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

Design slide shows and learn how to insert images and graphs. Must be familiar with Windows and attend both sessions. Register online for both classes in the series.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare - 133B Connecticut Avenue (at Rippowam Park Apartments Leasing Office)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center - 90 Fairfield Avenue (at Richmond Hill Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons - First Stamford Place Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons - First Stamford Place - 300 First Stamford Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Union Memorial Church Preschool Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Union Memorial Church Preschool – 58 Church Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Judy Lane Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Judy Lane (off Hamilton Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Shippan Avenue & Auldwood Road Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Shippan Avenue & Auldwood Road

    Location: Bookmobile
Thursday March 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center - 20 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace - 32-34 Custer Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM PowerPoint (Part II) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

Second of a two-part class. Design slide shows and learn how to insert images and graphs. Must be familiar with Windows and attend both sessions. Register online for both classes in the series.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
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misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park - 161 Ursula Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM An Evening with Eric Weiner: Author of The Geography of Genius Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Travel the world with Eric Weiner, author of The Geography of Genius and the New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss, as he journeys from Athens to Silicon Valley—and throughout history, too—to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times. Refreshments. Book sale and signing. The program is free and open to the public.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Friday March 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Building with Bricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A fun afternoon of designing and building with LEGOs. We’ll provide the bricks. You bring your imagination. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Call 203 351-8294.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday March 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Make an Informed Vote Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

Are you an informed citizen/voter? Find helpful information for selecting the next leaders of our country and community. Do you want to check the accuracy of candidates’ statements? Check congressional voting records? Read party platforms? Find more statistics than you ever wanted to know about the Congress, the Electoral College, the Presidency, and the Judiciary? To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8222.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop In and Draw Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8243   
   

Learn about drawing and digital illustration from local artist Syid Massiah, then work on a piece to enter in the 2016 Teen Art Contest! The theme is: Get in on the Game: READ. (Entries due April 5, 2016.)
Grades 6 to 12. Registration required. For more information and to register, call 203 351-8243.

    Location: Main Library Lower Level Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Sunday March 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday March 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford - 535 Fairfield Avenue (at St. Clement of Rome Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten - 635 Glenbrook Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings - 430 High Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues - at Bethel A.M. E. Church

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper's Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper’s Hill – 17 Roxbury Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Childhood Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Child Development Center - 64 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Charter School for Excellence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Charter School for Excellence - 1 Schuyler Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chesterfield Condominiums Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chesterfield Condominiums - 2284-2435 Bedford Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lakeside Diner Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lakeside Diner - 1050 Long Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Bookmobile Stop: Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop: Martin Luther King, Jr. Apartments - 40 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S/Bright Horizons - Federal Street Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons – 29 Federal Street, Stamford            

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor's Link Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor’s Link – 75 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus – 245 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Microsoft Office Suite Integrated Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

The different parts of Microsoft’s Office Suite are useful on their own, but they can be even more powerful when used together. Learn how to combine Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to be more productive. Register online.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
Friday March 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM U.S. Naturalization Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

Immigration attorneys will explain the USCIS Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, eligibility requirements, and the necessary filing documents. They will discuss and clarify the most common application concerns and issues and answer questions. Assistance with U. S. Naturalization applications provided by members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email Yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. This program is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Spring: Celebrate the start of spring with an afternoon of stories and crafts. Register online.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday March 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Chinese Acrobat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

You'll experience Chinese culture and language at this performance featuring Li Liu which includes hand balancing, foot juggling, ribbon dancing and Chinese water bowl manipulation. For ages 5 and up. Drop-in program. No registration required. (Postponed from an earlier date.)

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to WordPress (Part II) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8211   
   

Learn the fundamentals of the popular WordPress web software and how to build a basic website. Find out how to create and organize content and modify how your site looks in this two-part class. A free account at www.wordpress.com will be required before the first class. Register online for this series of classes.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Sunday March 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - St. Joseph's Parent Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - St.Joseph's Parent Center - 566 Elm Street (St. Mary's Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Mother's Little Helper Educational Daycare - 133B Connecticut Avenue (at Rippowam Park Apartments Leasing Office)

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Yerwood Center - 90 Fairfield Avenue (at Richmond Hill Avenue)

    Location: Bookmobile
Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC William Pitt Child Development Center -- 195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Bookmobile Stop -CP Kids Early Learning Center at Chelsea Piers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop -CP Kids Early Learning Center at Chelsea Piers - 1 Blachley Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:45 PM  -  3:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Grade A ShopRite Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Grade A ShopRite – 200 Shippan Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Lockwood Wing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Lockwood Wing - 83 Lockwood Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
Thursday March 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Martin Luther King Child Development Center - 20 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Lawn Hill Terrace - 32-34 Custer Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Oak Park - 161 Ursula Place

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday March 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM U.S. Naturalization Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

Immigration attorneys will help individuals fill out the USCIS N-400, Application for Naturalization. They will also be available to check forms that have already been completed. Assistance with U. S. Naturalization applications provided by members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email Yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. This program is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Saturday March 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM U.S. Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8228   
   

12-week study course for the U.S. Naturalization test. (Saturdays through March 26.) Learning materials for students are provided. Registration required. To register, call 203 351-8221 or 8228. For more information, call 203 351-8228 or email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org. Made  possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the CT State Library.

Registration is closed.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8226   
   

La Montaña Invisible by Carolina De Robertis

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
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Sunday March 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Closed for Easter Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ferguson Library facilities are closed for Easter.

Monday March 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy

    Location: South End Branch
Tuesday March 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Room to Grow-Stamford - 535 Fairfield Avenue (at St. Clement of Rome Church)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Maple Avenue Child Development Center -- 90 Maple Avenue, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten - 635 Glenbrook Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stamford Manor - 26 Main Street, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bright Beginnings - 430 High Ridge Road, Stamford

    Location: Bookmobile
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misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Perry & Fairfield Avenues - at Bethel A.M. E. Church

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper's Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Learning Center at Piper’s Hill – 17 Roxbury Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Childhood Development Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - CLC Palmer's Hill Child Development Center - 64 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:45 PM Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Stop & Shop - 1937 West Main Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Edgehill Residences Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Edgehill Residences - 122 Palmer's Hill Road

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM New Year, New Hue: Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8231   
   

Channel your stress into creative energy with these relaxing and fun coloring sessions for adults. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. Registration required. Call 203 351-8231.

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Board Room
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - Boys & Girls Club of America Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Boys & Girls Club of America - 347 Stillwater Avenue

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Stories and songs for the whole family. Wear your pajamas if you like. For ages 3 ½ and up. Families welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S/Bright Horizons - Federal Street Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - U.B.S./Bright Horizons – 29 Federal Street, Stamford            

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor's Link Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Neighbor’s Link – 75 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Bob's Furniture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Bob’s Furniture – 479 Hope Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 1:45 PM  -  2:15 PM Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - APPLES Early Childhood Education Center – 381 High Ridge Road (at Rippowam Middle School)

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8281   
   

Bookmobile Stop - Chester Addison Community Center/Domus – 245 Selleck Street

    Location: Bookmobile
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday April 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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Saturday April 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Sunday April 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday April 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Wednesday April 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday April 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday April 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday April 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8286   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Sunday April 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

By appointment. Volunteers from VITA will offer free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic federal and Connecticut state income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Bring photo ID, W-2, last year’s tax return, and Social Security cards for individuals listed on the return to the appointment.

Sunday afternoons, by appointment, from February 7 through April 10. For an appointment, call 203 351-8211.
 

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday April 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Tuesday April 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Registration begins Monday, January 4 at 10 a.m. at the Main Library, DiMattia Building.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Wednesday April 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  6:30 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM T-MAD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8245   
   
Library’s teen advisory program. New participants welcome. Call 203 351-8245.
    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday April 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
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Friday April 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8292   
   

Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day). Bring all 2015 tax documents and a copy of your 2014 tax returns.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Building with Bricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A fun afternoon of designing and building with LEGOs. We’ll provide the bricks. You bring your imagination. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. Call 203 351-8294.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Monday April 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Tuesday April 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Wednesday April 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday April 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday April 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday April 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8226   
   

La Risa Os Hará Libres by Dani Mateo

    Location: Main Library - Third Floor Rotary Room
Monday April 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult. Registration required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Tuesday April 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of skills. In this research-based early literacy initiative, kids and parents will have fun practicing the five skills necessary to become readers. Sponsored by The Ferguson Foundation's Harvey Fund. For ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Registration is required. Space is limited.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Wednesday April 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Step Ahead Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Stories, music and movement using puppets, flannel boards and videos. Ages 3 to 5.  No registration required for individuals.  Groups must call ahead to reserve a space.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Stories and songs for the whole family. Wear your pajamas if you like. For ages 3 ½ and up. Families welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday April 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8287   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Two's Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A special toddler program that features picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. For two-year olds with an adult.

(Please note: Storytime programs are not held if Stamford schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.)

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday April 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

National Poetry Month: Listen to stories in rhyme and short poems and do a craft to celebrate! Register online.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
        There are many spaces available.
Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM T-MAD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8245   
   
Library’s teen advisory program. New participants welcome. Call 203 351-8245.
    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
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Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday May 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8242   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Auditorium
Monday May 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Introduction to Every Child Ready to Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

In this drop-in storytime, children and their caregivers will be introduced to the Every Child Ready to Read initiative by participating in songs, fingerplays, stories, movement activities, as well as a variety of early literacy activities. For ages 2 to 3 ½ with a participating adult. Sponsored by the Ferguson Foundation’s Harvey Fund.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Wednesday May 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Rhymes, picture books, flannel boards, music and movement for walking babies up to two years with an adult. Independently walking babies under two years with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Friday May 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Give your baby a great start at this program featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For pre-walking babies with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM 1, 2, 3 - LI-BRA-RY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8283   
   

Parent-child playshops. Activities to foster early childhood development and literacy, including free play, music, movement, stories, books and snack. For ages 1 to 3 with an adult.

    Location: South End Branch
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

Stories and songs for the whole family. Wear your pajamas if you like. For ages 3 ½ and up. Families welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
Thursday May 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Talk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8280   
   

Practice your English at this free drop-in conversation group.

    Location: South End Branch
Saturday June 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8294   
   

A participatory storytime for a wider age-range of toddlers that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities. For walking babies up to age 3 with an adult.

    Location: Harry Bennett Branch
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