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Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children’s Department. Space is limited; please register beginning February 6.  Ages 3-6.

 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Music with Margie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join this joy-based music and movement class with your child!  For ages 2 – 5.  Space is limited; register for one or both classes. 

        There are 6 spaces available.
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-in Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Menders   860-889-2365 x 128   jmenders@otis.lioninc.org
   

The Rows City Knitters, our adult drop-in knitting group, meet every Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the Meeting Room.  All skill levels welcome!  For more information, call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128. 

    Location: Meeting Room
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose & More Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend!  Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.   Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in. 

                                                                         

Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  For ages 2 – 3.  Space is limited; please register beginning February 6. Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Art Clinic Ages 5-12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create a cool work of art at our Open Art Clinic!  Express yourself by making a take-home project with a variety of art materials. No registration required.  For ages 5 - 12.  Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors and the Norwich Recreation Department.

Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children’s Department. Space is limited; please register beginning February 6.  Ages 3-6.

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Friday May 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Recovering the Classics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Menders   860-889-2365, x128   jmenders@otislibrarynorwich.org
   

Otis Library, in partnership with artist Faith Satterfield, will be hosting the opening of the exhibit “Recovering the Classics: Every Great Book Deserves a Great Cover” on Friday, May 5, from 6 – 8pm in the Otis Library Community Room.  Local artists have re-imagined their favorite book covers from classic works of fiction in the public domain.  “Recovering the Classics” is a partnership of the White House, New York Public Library, and the Digital Public Library of America.  To learn more about the “Recovering the Classics” initiative, visit  http://recoveringtheclassics.com/.  Free event; refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be on display from May 5 – June 30, 2017. 

 

    Location: Community Room
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Exploring Black Norwich Walking Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Menders   860-889-2365 x1q28   jmenders@otislibrarynorwich.org
   

Otis Library will be hosting a walking tour to celebrate The Harris Sisters, students at Prudence Crandall’s School for African-American Women in 1833 – 1834.  City Historian Dale Plummer will lead the Harris Sisters-themed walking tour entitled “Exploring Black Norwich” through the neighborhoods where the Harris Family lived and worked in downtown Norwich and Jail Hill.  The tour is Saturday, May 6, beginning at 10am at the David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard at Norwich City Hall.  The tour will give extra time for people with disabilities.  Free event; no registration required.  Rain date is Saturday, May 13.  For more information, call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose & More Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend!  Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.   Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in. 

                                                                         

Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:45 AM  -  1:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  For ages 2 – 3.  Space is limited; please register beginning February 6. Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children’s Department. Space is limited; please register beginning February 6.  Ages 3-6.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Music with Margie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join this joy-based music and movement class with your child!  For ages 2 – 5.  Space is limited; please register.

        There are 10 spaces available.
Saturday May 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Recipe for Success Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tacos are crunchy and delicious!  Learn how to create your own taco and join in on other fun activities.  Space is limited; register beginning April 10. 

For ages 8 – 11.   

   
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Bella! Therapy Dog Extraordinaire! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Visit and read to our very favorite therapy pug, Bella.  No registration required.  Courtesy of Ms. Pepin – thank you!  All ages.

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Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose & More Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend!  Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.   Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in. 

                                                                         

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Tween Book Club - Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For Grades 6-8

Join us for a book club just for tweens!  For May, we will read Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.

There will be pizza & related activities!

Registration begins April 24. Please register below or call the Front Desk at 860-889-2365 ext. 100. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department– thank you!

 

    Location: Meeting Room
       
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  For ages 2 – 3.  Space is limited; please register beginning February 6. Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Open Art Clinic Ages 5-12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create a cool work of art at our Open Art Clinic!  Express yourself by making a take-home project with a variety of art materials. No registration required.  For ages 5 - 12.  Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors and the Norwich Recreation Department.

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children’s Department. Space is limited; please register beginning February 6.  Ages 3-6.

Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose & More Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend!  Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.   Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in. 

                                                                         

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Kids Imagine! Book Club - Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For Grades 3-5

Join us for a book club just for kids! For May, we will read Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things.

There will be pizza & related activities!

Registration begins April 10. Please register below or call the Children’s Desk at 860-889-2365 ext. 114. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. 

 

    Location: Storytime Room
       
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Tween Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

TWEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: HAMILTON PARTY. If you’re into Hamilton fandom, join us for fun, music, food, songs, trivia, and style at this event for teens and Tweens.  This event will be held in the Community Room.  Register online (www.otislibrarynorwich.org) or by contacting the Front Desk. 

For grades 5 – 8.        

                                                                                                                                                        

        There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Music with Margie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join this joy-based music and movement class with your child!  For ages 2 – 5.  Space is limited; please register.

        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Anime Club of Otis Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ANIME CLUB OF OTIS LIBRARY: GAME NIGHT. Play Karuta, Ninja, and Shiritori. Japanese snacks served too!  Please register.  For grades 5 & up.  Program will take place in the Children’s Department. 

        There are 25 spaces available.
 
nat_leaf_green 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM The Mysteries of Gungywamp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Menders   860-889-2365, x128   jmenders@otislibrarynorwich.org
   

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will present a program on the area known as Gungywamp on Wednesday, May 31, at 6pm at Otis Library.  Gungywamp, located in Groton, CT, is an area of both natural and cultural interest.  It has rocky ridges, glacial erratics and swamps along with enigmatic stone shelters and structures whose use and origin are open to interpretation.  This presentation will offer you a chance to penetrate the mysteries of Gungywamp.  Free program for teens and adults; registration is required.  To register, please call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128, or register on the online calendar.  Sponsored by The Elsie Brown Fund.

For more information, call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128.

    Location: Community Room
       
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Music with Margie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join this joy-based music and movement class with your child!  For ages 2 – 5.  Space is limited; please register. 


        There are 12 spaces available.
Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Music with Margie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join this joy-based music and movement class with your child!  For ages 2 – 5.  Space is limited; please register. 


        There are 12 spaces available.
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Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bella! Therapy Dog Extraordinaire! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Visit and read to our very favorite therapy pug, Bella.  Courtesy of Ms. Pepin - thank you!

Drop-in; no registration required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Recipe for Success Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy making your own delicious ice cream sundae to welcome in all the yummy joys of summer!  Stories and related activities complete the fun! Space is limited; register beginning May 15. For ages 8 – 11.   

Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Meeting Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY
    Location: Community Room
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