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Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
rec_scissors&glue 4:15 PM Kids' Crafts: Bubble Wrapple Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Grades 2-5
Learn about the artist Andy Warhol and make a print in his pop-art style using bubble wrap and apples. Registration begins September 18 for residents; September 29 for nonresidents.

    Location: Friends Room
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

This film is a wonderful romantic fantasy about a young widow, Lucy (Gene Tierney), who moves into the seaside house of the late Captain Gregg (Rex Harrison). The captain tries to scare the widow away, but they end up falling in love. When another man woos Lucy, both must face that her future lies with the living and not in the spiritual world. Not Rated; 104 minutes. Refreshments will be available. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseFor babies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Please consult with the Children's Librarian if you wish to bring an older sibling. Registration required.

    Location: Friends Room
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

For children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

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misc_none 7:00 PM Nutmeg Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Nutmet LogoGrades 4-6
Share your thoughts on 2015 Nutmeg Children’s Book Award Nominee The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann. Parents who have read the book are also welcome to participate. Books available upon registration in person beginning September 16.

    Location: Friends Room
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Books & Bricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Lego BricksGrades 1-6
Join us for some building fun! Creative kids will listen to a story and be challenged to design their own creation based on the theme. Plenty of LEGO® building bricks will be provided. Registration begins September 24 for residents; October 3 for nonresidents.

 

    Location: Friends Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

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Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Closed Columbus Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be closed on Monday, October 13 for Columbus Day.

Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

For children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

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Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
misc_none 4:15 PM Kids Only Nutmeg Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Nutmeg Book Award LogoGrades 4-6
Share your thoughts on 2015 Nutmeg Children’s Book Award Nominee Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry. Books available upon registration in person beginning September 25.

    Location: Friends Room
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
lib_book_red 4:15 PM After School Snacks - Grades K & 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Grades K & 1
Be “Scared Silly” with stories, milk and cookies, plus other fun activities. Registration begins October 3 for residents; October 14 for nonresidents.

    Location: Friends Room
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseFor babies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Please consult with the Children's Librarian if you wish to bring an older sibling. Registration required.

    Location: Friends Room
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

For children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

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lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM Read for the Record: Bunny Cakes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Preschool & Grades K-2
Join us and millions of readers across the country to show your support for literacy and early education by enjoying the story Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells! This special storytime will also include early literacy activities.  Visit www.readfortherecord.com for additional activities. No registration is needed.

    Location: Friends Room
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:00 PM Kids' Crafts: Monster Bookmarks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Grades K-3
Make a little monster to mark your page in your favorite spooky stories. Registration begins October 8 for residents; October 17 for nonresidents.

    Location: Friends Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday October 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
misc_none 4:15 PM Fear Factor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Grades 3-6
Challenge yourself  to try some activities that make you say "eew" and "ick!" Registration begins October 9 for residents; October 20 for nonresidents.

    Location: Friends Room
Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseFor babies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Please consult with the Children's Librarian if you wish to bring an older sibling. Registration required.

    Location: Friends Room
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

For children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

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misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 3:00 PM Greg & Axel Save Halloween Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with preschool & elementary school-age children
Greg the Magician and Axel the magic mutt need your help to save Halloween! The zombie bookworms are releasing all the spooky and silly monsters from the library books and we need to stop them before it ruins everything! Please note that Axel is a real, live dog. No registration needed.

    Location: Friends Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseFor babies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Please consult with the Children's Librarian if you wish to bring an older sibling. Registration required.

    Location: Friends Room
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM One is W-One-derful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
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    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

For children ages 15-24 months
This lapsit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children. Parents and caregivers participate in all activities. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Families with children ages 6 & under
Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
In this 30- to 45-minute storytime, we introduce preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories in a group setting without a parent or caregiver present. These storytimes are designed to feature at least one of the six early literacy skills: print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Registration required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM Side-by-Side Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
This program is for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes, and stories. This program allows a 1/2 hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special experience for you and your child, no siblings please. Registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

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misc_none 9:30 AM Smart Start Storytime I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. At least one of the six early literacy skills (print awareness, vocabulary, print motivation, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness) is included in each storytime. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Registration required.

 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

Follow the trials and tribulations of three soldiers portrayed by Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift and Frank Sinatra while they are stationed in Hawaii in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed also star. Not Rated; 118 minutes. Refreshments will be available. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

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Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
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The library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
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The library will be open from 12noon to 5pm on Wednesday, November 26.

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misc_none Closed Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for Thanksgiving.

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The library will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for Thanksgiving.

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ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

This film captures the incredible friendship between a guide and his eight amazing sled dogs stranded in Antarctica during the most severe weather on the planet. Jerry’s (Paul Walker) beloved dogs must learn to survive together until he can return to rescue them. Rated: PG; 120 minutes. Refreshments will be available. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room
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Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

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Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Closed Christmas Eve Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be closed on Wednesday, December 24 for Christmas Eve.

Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Closed Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be closed on Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26 for Christmas.

Friday December 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Closed Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be closed on Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26 for Christmas.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Special Hours Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library will be open from 12noon to 5pm on Wednesday, December 31.

Saturday January 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo

Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday February 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo

Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday March 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo

Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday April 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo

Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday May 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Together Time Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo

Families with children age 6 & under
Enjoy a low-tech, high-participation storytime that is fun for the whole family. This program will be offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2015. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
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