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Friday July 21, 2017
   4:00 PM Make Toys for Shelter Dogs(4-8th Grade)  
    Contact: Easton Public Library   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Come make dog toys for the local animal shelter with donated items. Help these cats and dogs stay active and happy! For every one you make, you can make one to take home to your own special pet. Registration is suggested.

This program is for incoming 4th-8th graders.

 


Monday July 24, 2017
   10:30 AM Building a Better Me: Dental Hygiene (Ages 3+)  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a fun, interactive & educational time with a dental hygienist from Commerce Park Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics. We will talk about nutrition, brushing, and what to expect at the dentist’s office. Each child will also receive a special goodie bag. Registration is required.

   7:00 PM The Bear Reality  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

The black bear population in Connecticut has continued to increase since the 1980s.  It's important for residents and outdoor enthusiasts to learn real facts about black bears, enabling them to stay safe, protect themselves and their property, and make possible coexistence with bears.  This program is presented by Felicia Ortner, a Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC) and a bear enthusiast.  She has been studying about bears for over 30 years.  Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 25, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ready, Set, Build!  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Kids going into 4th-8th Grade!

Join us for some DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects, including marshmallow catapults, 3D Bubble Wands, Robotic Hands and more! Registration is required.

This week local resident innovator Mike Ogrinz will join us with his Nerdy Derby.  The Nerdy Derby is an anyting goes version of the classic Pinewood Derby. Kids will build and decorate their own miniature cars and race them on the Nerdy Derby track.

Registration is required. 

 


Thursday July 27, 2017
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

Sign your readers up for a session with Tail Waggin' Tutors!  Kids can sign up for a 10-minute time slot to read to a certified therapy dog.  Sessions are by appointment only.  Please make an effort to be on time for your scheduled appointment.  Late arrivals will not be guaranteed a time slot.

To register, please email Myla at mchristie@eastonlibrary.org

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday July 28, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Throwback Games  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Come play classic board games and Millennium Video games. Feel free to bring your own newer games as well! Registration is suggested.


Sunday July 30, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carl Twickler   203-268-7126   ctwickler@optonline.net
   

Play Scrabble in our Community Room - novices, enthusiasts, and experts of all ages welcome!  Please bring your Scrabble game with you. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drive-in Movie: WALL-E (Rated G) (Gr. K-2)  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Decorate your own “car” and drive in for the movie! Popcorn will be served. Registration is required.


Tuesday August 1, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 3, 2017
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:00 PM Lego Master Builders & Crafters  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

The sky’s the limit for ages 5+ as you use your imagination to build your own creation!  Your creation will be on display for everyone to see!
We will have our monthly craft at this time for younger siblings, or before/after your have built your Lego creations! The craft will be for summer. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Location: Library Community Room


Friday August 4, 2017
   3:00 PM Anime Afternoon: Candy Sushi (Grade 6-12)  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Are you a fan of Anime or Manga?  Join us as we watch anime, and create candy sushi!

Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 7, 2017
   10:30 AM Preschool Music Fun  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a fun music program with guitar accompaniment!

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Junior Book Club- and movie!  
    Contact: Elizabeth   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Kids in 4th & 5th grade join us to watch the movie & discuss the book: The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo. 

Copies of the book are available at Easton Public Library.

Popcorn will be served!

    Location: Conference Room

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   7:00 PM Author Talk/Book Signing  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

Connecticut author Cynthia Parzych will discuss her book, Connecticut Made: Homegrown Products by Local Craftsmen, Artisans, and Purveyors.  Take a journey around the state and learn about some of Connecticut's creative entrepreneurs.  You will come away inspired to take your own road trip to visit local businesses and support them by buying Connecticut-made products.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.  Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Drop off: Wednesday, August 9th (by 5:00 PM)
Pickup: Thursday, August 10th (anytime)


Drop off your favorite stuffed animal for a special Library sleepover. Pick them up the next day and receive pictures of their fun adventure! Registration is required.

 

   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 10, 2017
   10:30 AM Year of Wonders Historical Fiction Book Discussion Meeting  
    Contact: Shannon Bruchal   203-261-0134   sbruchal@eastonlibrary.org
   

  18774964  Join us for a discussion of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

    Location: Conference Room
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Tail Waggin' Tutors  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

Sign your readers up for a session with Tail Waggin' Tutors!  Kids can sign up for a 10-minute time slot to read to a certified therapy dog.  Sessions are by appointment only.  Please make an effort to be on time for your scheduled appointment.  Late arrivals will not be guaranteed a time slot.

To register, please email Myla at mchristie@eastonlibrary.org

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday August 11, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Minecraft Building Competition (4th- 8th Grade)  
   

How fast can you build in Minecraft? Get ready for msurprise tasks and special items to incorporate into your building. Please bring your own laptop if possible! Registration is required. This program is for incoming 4th-8th Graders.

 

   7:00 PM Monthly Movie Series  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

Patriots Day (R).

Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 14, 2017
   10:30 AM Preschool Music Fun  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a fun music program with guitar accompaniment!

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:15 PM 3rd Grade Book Club  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Kids in 3rd grade join us to discuss 

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon By Kate DiCamillo. Copies of the book are available at the Easton Public Library.   Please stop by our circulation desk to check out a copy, so that you can read the book before we meet to discuss it!  

Snacks will be served!

    Location: Conference Room

Tuesday August 15, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Myla Christie   2032610134   mchristie@eastonlibrary.org
   

This 25-minute interactive music & movement class incorporates popular children's songs, finger plays, and simple stories while utilizing props such as puppets, tambourines, and rhythm sticks.

6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 17, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen End-of-Summer Ice Cream Party  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Make your own sundaes, claim your summer reading raffle prizes, and play games with your friends! Registration is suggested.

 

   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   7:00 PM Beyond Reading Book Discussion Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

28214365    Join us for a discussion of Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

    Location: Conference Room

Friday August 18, 2017
   3:30 PM Dancin’ With Hoops  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Judi Ann Jones is back for ourSummer Reading Finale. Come for a musically fueled interactive Hoop Dancing Program designed to inspire and ignite creative movement, dance, physical expression, play and laughter. Custom hula hoops will be available and all ages are welcome to participate. Registration is required.


Sunday August 27, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carl Twickler   203-268-7126   ctwickler@optonline.net
   

Play Scrabble in our Community Room - novices, enthusiasts, and experts of all ages welcome!  Please bring your Scrabble game with you. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 28, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  6:00 PM American Red Cross Blood Drive  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

Appointments can be made on the American Red Cross website.

    Location: Library Community Room

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