East Granby Public Library


Adult | Teen | Children

Tuesday September 1, 2020 - Friday December 31, 2021
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program

Strive to share 1000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten in this reading incentive program. Keep track & check in with us to earn prizes. Visit the library to register and receive your welcome kit!

For more info on this program click here.

For a printable track sheet, click here.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Library & Home

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program

Strive to share 1000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten in this reading incentive program. Keep track & check in with us to earn prizes. Visit the library to register and receive your welcome kit!

For more info on this program click here.

For a printable track sheet, click here.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Library & Home

Monday April 12, 2021 - Tuesday November 30, 2021

Story Trail: April 12th - November 30th.  

Family hikers are welcome to explore our story trail starting April 12th through the end of November.  Hike the 1/2 mile loop at the East Granby Land Trust's Ian Clark Preserve on Kimberly Road in East Granby, CT and enjoy a children's story. 

This story trail helps build children’s interest in reading, while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for children and their families.  The Story Trail is brought to you by the East Granby Public Library and The East Granby Land Trust. 

Stories will be updated with the seasons, offering a new experience for repeat visitors.

Stories to be displayed:

  • Blue Chicken, by Connecticut author, Deborah Freedman (Currently on display)
  • Trio: The Tale of the Three-Legged Cat, by Connecticut author, Andrea Wisnewski
  • TBD
  • An original story to be written and illustrated by the East Granby Public Library's child patrons. Stay tuned for children writer's workshop details!

Story Trail visitors can earn chances to win a prize each time they visit by entering the raffle at the end of the trail. Winners will be drawn monthly and will win a gift card or prize from one of these local businesses:

•           Cake Gypsy
•           Deep Roots Street Food
•           East Granby Land Trust
•           East Granby Public Library
•           East Granby Parks & Rec
•           Grassroots Ice Cream
•           Han Asian Cuisine
•           La Figata
•           Riverside Reptiles Education Center
•           Table 570 Asian Fusion
•           @ The Barn

 
Directions to Ian Clark Preserve in East Granby, CT:
Take Route 20 to Randall Road.  Take a right onto Kimberly Road.  The Ian Clark Preserve will be on the left as it is located directly across from 140 Kimberly Rd, East Granby, CT. Street parking. Please drive cautiously through this residential community. 
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  860-653-3002  AmyT@egpl.org
LOCATION: Ian Clark Preserve

Story Trail: April 12th - November 30th.  

Family hikers are welcome to explore our story trail starting April 12th through the end of November.  Hike the 1/2 mile loop at the East Granby Land Trust's Ian Clark Preserve on Kimberly Road in East Granby, CT and enjoy a children's story. 

This story trail helps build children’s interest in reading, while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for children and their families.  The Story Trail is brought to you by the East Granby Public Library and The East Granby Land Trust. 

Stories will be updated with the seasons, offering a new experience for repeat visitors.

Stories to be displayed:

  • Blue Chicken, by Connecticut author, Deborah Freedman (Currently on display)
  • Trio: The Tale of the Three-Legged Cat, by Connecticut author, Andrea Wisnewski
  • TBD
  • An original story to be written and illustrated by the East Granby Public Library's child patrons. Stay tuned for children writer's workshop details!

Story Trail visitors can earn chances to win a prize each time they visit by entering the raffle at the end of the trail. Winners will be drawn monthly and will win a gift card or prize from one of these local businesses:

•           Cake Gypsy
•           Deep Roots Street Food
•           East Granby Land Trust
•           East Granby Public Library
•           East Granby Parks & Rec
•           Grassroots Ice Cream
•           Han Asian Cuisine
•           La Figata
•           Riverside Reptiles Education Center
•           Table 570 Asian Fusion
•           @ The Barn

 
Directions to Ian Clark Preserve in East Granby, CT:
Take Route 20 to Randall Road.  Take a right onto Kimberly Road.  The Ian Clark Preserve will be on the left as it is located directly across from 140 Kimberly Rd, East Granby, CT. Street parking. Please drive cautiously through this residential community. 
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  860.653.3002
   AmyT@egpl.org

LOCATION: Ian Clark Preserve

Wednesday April 21, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, April 21st at 1pm we will be showing "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes

Synopsis: Comedy about two best friends who leave their small town and embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 4 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, April 21st at 1pm we will be showing "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes

Synopsis: Comedy about two best friends who leave their small town and embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Financial Wellness 101

Financial Wellness 101: Life Insurance Basics

Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30pm join us via Zoom for a monthly series on financial wellness for all ages.

​Financial Wellness 101: Life Insurance Basics
In this session we will addres the following questions.

  • ​What is Life Insurance
  • Why does someone need life insurance?
  • How much do I need?
  • What are the different types?

Provided by a Financial Advisor with 10 years of experience working with individuals at all places on their financial journeys.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_voOyDv_eSbOeEaH-JLUbHA

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  8606533002  doreenj@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Financial Wellness 101: Life Insurance Basics

Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30pm join us via Zoom for a monthly series on financial wellness for all ages.

​Financial Wellness 101: Life Insurance Basics
In this session we will addres the following questions.

  • ​What is Life Insurance
  • Why does someone need life insurance?
  • How much do I need?
  • What are the different types?

Provided by a Financial Advisor with 10 years of experience working with individuals at all places on their financial journeys.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_voOyDv_eSbOeEaH-JLUbHA

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  8606533002
   doreenj@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Thursday April 22, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
There are 5 spaces available.

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

There are 5 spaces available.

Monday April 26, 2021
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen/Adult Drawing Class

Teen/Adult Drawing Class - In-person
Monday, April 26, 2021
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Ages: 13+

Do you love to doodle? Then this class is the class for you! Led by artist Zach Bakken and co teacher Erin Dugan, learn to draw a number of your favorite Disney characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald, Goofy, and more!  This creative course will allow you to bring these characters to life!

During the session, you will learn to draw, color and fully illustrate different characters and learn the history behind their creation! Materials will be provided. All you need to bring is your imagination and love of art! 

Space is limited. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Teen/Adult Drawing Class - In-person
Monday, April 26, 2021
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Ages: 13+

Do you love to doodle? Then this class is the class for you! Led by artist Zach Bakken and co teacher Erin Dugan, learn to draw a number of your favorite Disney characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald, Goofy, and more!  This creative course will allow you to bring these characters to life!

During the session, you will learn to draw, color and fully illustrate different characters and learn the history behind their creation! Materials will be provided. All you need to bring is your imagination and love of art! 

Space is limited. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday April 27, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Talk with Martha Hall Kelly

Author Talk with Martha Hall Kelly

Tuesday, April 27th at 7pm

Join us via Zoom for an author talk with NYT Best Selling Author, Martha Hall Kelly. Martha will join us to discuss her new release, Sunflower Sisters

River Bend Bookshop will be selling signed copies of Sunflower Sisters through the library prior to the author talk. Stay tuned for more details on how to purchase your own signed copy!

Lilac Girls, the 1.5 million copy bestselling novel by Martha Hall Kelly, introduced readers to Caroline Ferriday, an American philanthropist who helped young girls released from Ravensbruck concentration camp. Now in Sunflower Sisters, Kelly tells the story of her ancestor Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse who joins the war effort during the Civil War, and how her calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Ann-May Wilson, a southern plantation mistress whose husband enlists.

Click here to be registered through Event Brite. Select the TICKETS option and you will have the following choices: Sign up just for the free author talk or Sign up for the author talk and purchase a book if you wish to receive a signed copy of Sunflower Sisters.

A Zoom link will be sent prior to the presentation. 

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  8606533002  doreenj@egpl.org

Author Talk with Martha Hall Kelly

Tuesday, April 27th at 7pm

Join us via Zoom for an author talk with NYT Best Selling Author, Martha Hall Kelly. Martha will join us to discuss her new release, Sunflower Sisters

River Bend Bookshop will be selling signed copies of Sunflower Sisters through the library prior to the author talk. Stay tuned for more details on how to purchase your own signed copy!

Lilac Girls, the 1.5 million copy bestselling novel by Martha Hall Kelly, introduced readers to Caroline Ferriday, an American philanthropist who helped young girls released from Ravensbruck concentration camp. Now in Sunflower Sisters, Kelly tells the story of her ancestor Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse who joins the war effort during the Civil War, and how her calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Ann-May Wilson, a southern plantation mistress whose husband enlists.

Click here to be registered through Event Brite. Select the TICKETS option and you will have the following choices: Sign up just for the free author talk or Sign up for the author talk and purchase a book if you wish to receive a signed copy of Sunflower Sisters.

A Zoom link will be sent prior to the presentation. 

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  8606533002
   doreenj@egpl.org

Wednesday April 28, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, April 28th at 1pm we will be showing "Pinocchio"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 32 minutes.

Synopsis: Old woodcarver Geppetto's puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of being a real boy.

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 11 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, April 28th at 1pm we will be showing "Pinocchio"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 32 minutes.

Synopsis: Old woodcarver Geppetto's puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of being a real boy.

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday April 29, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Movie - SHREK

Family Movie - SHREK
Thursday, April 29
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
95 minutes

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Family Movie - SHREK
Thursday, April 29
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
95 minutes

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Saturday May 1, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
FROZEN Party with Elsa, Anna & Kristoff!

Frozen Party with Elsa, Anna & Kristoff! In-person

Location: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn (weather permitting)
Saturday May 1, 2021 @ 10:30am 

Ages 3-8 years

Join the Wonderland Works Company LLC for an in-person event with Anna, Elsa, & Kritoff! These beloved FROZEN characters will lead a storytime, sing-a-long, and dance party as well as take time to talk to all the kids!

Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit upon. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Due to COVID restrictions we are asking you to limit the number of extra people with your group to 1 adult.

Note: If the weather does not allow us to have this event outdoors, the event may be postponed or moved indoors. Inside location TBD.  If held inside, due to limited space, caregivers may be asked to wait outside on the grounds until the conclusion of the program. Caregivers will be called into the room one at a time to take pictures of their child with the Frozen characters at the end of the program. Thank you for your cooperation in helping maintain social distance during this time. 

CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org
LOCATION: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn

Frozen Party with Elsa, Anna & Kristoff! In-person

Location: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn (weather permitting)
Saturday May 1, 2021 @ 10:30am 

Ages 3-8 years

Join the Wonderland Works Company LLC for an in-person event with Anna, Elsa, & Kritoff! These beloved FROZEN characters will lead a storytime, sing-a-long, and dance party as well as take time to talk to all the kids!

Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit upon. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Due to COVID restrictions we are asking you to limit the number of extra people with your group to 1 adult.

Note: If the weather does not allow us to have this event outdoors, the event may be postponed or moved indoors. Inside location TBD.  If held inside, due to limited space, caregivers may be asked to wait outside on the grounds until the conclusion of the program. Caregivers will be called into the room one at a time to take pictures of their child with the Frozen characters at the end of the program. Thank you for your cooperation in helping maintain social distance during this time. 

CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org

LOCATION: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn


Monday May 3, 2021
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5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Tween Crafting: Yarn Vases

Tween Crafting; Yarn Vases
Monday, May 3rd @ 5:30pm
Ages: 9-12 years

Spruce up your room with these colorful yarn wrapped vases! They also make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift! Come craft with us, in-person at the East Granby Public Library. All materials will be provided. Space is limited.

All participants must wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Tween Crafting; Yarn Vases
Monday, May 3rd @ 5:30pm
Ages: 9-12 years

Spruce up your room with these colorful yarn wrapped vases! They also make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift! Come craft with us, in-person at the East Granby Public Library. All materials will be provided. Space is limited.

All participants must wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Tuesday May 4, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


Wednesday May 5, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 5th at 1pm we will be showing "All My Life"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 31 minutes.

Synopsis: Inspired by a powerful true love story that inspired an entire nation, All My Life follows the journey of an engaged couple who make the difficult decision to accelerate their wedding in the wake of a devastating discovery. 

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 5th at 1pm we will be showing "All My Life"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 31 minutes.

Synopsis: Inspired by a powerful true love story that inspired an entire nation, All My Life follows the journey of an engaged couple who make the difficult decision to accelerate their wedding in the wake of a devastating discovery. 

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday May 6, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
There are 16 spaces available.

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

There are 16 spaces available.

Saturday May 8, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mommy & Me Storytime

Mommy & Me Storytime - Mother's Day Theme!
In-person at the EGPL
Saturday, May 8th @ 10:30am
Ages: 3-8 years and their moms
(Grandmas & special caregivers are welcome too)

Join the East Granby Public Library in honoring the moms in our lives.  We will create special memories together by reading books and singing songs that have a special Mother’s Day theme! Space is limited.

All participants must wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Mommy & Me Storytime - Mother's Day Theme!
In-person at the EGPL
Saturday, May 8th @ 10:30am
Ages: 3-8 years and their moms
(Grandmas & special caregivers are welcome too)

Join the East Granby Public Library in honoring the moms in our lives.  We will create special memories together by reading books and singing songs that have a special Mother’s Day theme! Space is limited.

All participants must wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Wednesday May 12, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 12th at 1pm we will be showing "My Salinger Year"
Rated R, 1 hour 41
 minutes.

Synopsis: New York, 1990's: A wide-eyed aspiring writer lands a dream job as assistant to the iconic old-world literary agent representing JD Salinger. 

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 12th at 1pm we will be showing "My Salinger Year"
Rated R, 1 hour 41
 minutes.

Synopsis: New York, 1990's: A wide-eyed aspiring writer lands a dream job as assistant to the iconic old-world literary agent representing JD Salinger. 

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday May 13, 2021
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

Saturday May 15, 2021
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Irish Step Dancing

Get Your Irish On at the East Granby Public Library

Saturday, May 15th at 1pm outside the East Granby Community Center

Students from the SRL Irish Dance Academy will entertain us with a lively Irish dance performance. Let's kick off Spring by enjoying a beautiful performance together!

Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit upon. 

Rain Date: May 22nd

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  8606533002  doreenj@egpl.org
LOCATION: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn
There are 11 spaces available.

Get Your Irish On at the East Granby Public Library

Saturday, May 15th at 1pm outside the East Granby Community Center

Students from the SRL Irish Dance Academy will entertain us with a lively Irish dance performance. Let's kick off Spring by enjoying a beautiful performance together!

Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit upon. 

Rain Date: May 22nd

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  8606533002
   doreenj@egpl.org

LOCATION: Outside at the East Granby Community Center Lawn

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday May 18, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday May 19, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 19th at 1pm we will be showing "Hero Dog"
Rated PG, 1 hour 30 minutes.

Synopsis: In this breathtaking family adventure, a blind father stranded in the wilderness is saved by a brave Alaskan malamute who acts as his seeing-eye dog on the long, heroic journey home. 

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 19th at 1pm we will be showing "Hero Dog"
Rated PG, 1 hour 30 minutes.

Synopsis: In this breathtaking family adventure, a blind father stranded in the wilderness is saved by a brave Alaskan malamute who acts as his seeing-eye dog on the long, heroic journey home. 

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday May 20, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

Tuesday May 25, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday May 26, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 26th at 1pm we will be showing "Secrets & Lies"
Rated R, 2 hours 12 minutes.

Synopsis: When her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her birth mother only to make an astounding discovery -- her mother is white. The resulting chaos leads to a series of Secrets and Lies being revealed at last in this poignant, funny, and heartwarming drama.

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, May 26th at 1pm we will be showing "Secrets & Lies"
Rated R, 2 hours 12 minutes.

Synopsis: When her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her birth mother only to make an astounding discovery -- her mother is white. The resulting chaos leads to a series of Secrets and Lies being revealed at last in this poignant, funny, and heartwarming drama.

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday May 27, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Movie - Wonder Park

Family Movie - Wonder Park
Thursday, May 27
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
86 minutes

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Family Movie - Wonder Park
Thursday, May 27
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
86 minutes

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Tuesday June 1, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday June 2, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, June 2nd at 1pm we will be showing "Son of the South"
Rated R, 1 hour 45 minutes.

Synopsis: A grandson of a Klansman comes of age in the Deep South and joins the Civil Rights Movement. From executive producer, Spike Lee, and based on Bob Zellner's autobiography, "The Wrong Side of Murder Creek".

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, June 2nd at 1pm we will be showing "Son of the South"
Rated R, 1 hour 45 minutes.

Synopsis: A grandson of a Klansman comes of age in the Deep South and joins the Civil Rights Movement. From executive producer, Spike Lee, and based on Bob Zellner's autobiography, "The Wrong Side of Murder Creek".

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday June 3, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

Tuesday June 8, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday June 9, 2021
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, June 9th at 1pm we will be showing "Land"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 29 minutes.

Synopsis: Robin Wright's feature film directorial debut, Land, is the poignant story of one woman's search for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness.

CONTACT: Doreen Jacius  860-653-3002  doreenj@egpl.org
There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies 

Wednesday, June 9th at 1pm we will be showing "Land"
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 29 minutes.

Synopsis: Robin Wright's feature film directorial debut, Land, is the poignant story of one woman's search for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness.

CONTACT:
  Doreen Jacius
  860.653.3002
   doreenj@egpl.org

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday June 10, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
There are 16 spaces available.

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

There are 16 spaces available.

Tuesday June 15, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Thursday June 17, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

Tuesday June 22, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 20 - June 22, 202; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 11th. 
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Ages 2+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tiny Signers

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library
There are 6 spaces available.

Tiny Signers (In-person)
6 Week Session: Tuesdays, May 18 -June 22 from 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Ages: 12 months and up with caregiver
Instructor:  Lin Murphy-Nicotera
 
This class will teach children and their caregivers basic American Sign Language through songs and games. We will work on signs for food, favorite toys, family members, animals, activity time (bed, bath, and play time) and people in your neighborhood. 
Caregivers are expected to actively participate in the classes and learn with the children. This class will be cumulative and it is recommended you attend all classes.
 
All participants ages 3+ must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing
 
About the Instructor Lin Murphy-Nicotera
Lin Murphy-Nicotera worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia campus working with emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children ages 5-13. Having studied mime under Tony Montanaro from Celebration Barn Theater while acquiring a college degree and becoming certified in Elementary Education and Physical Education gave Lin a natural ability in ASL (American Sign Language). After 5 years working with this intense group Lin took a sabbatical and traveled around the United States performing Mime shows at Schools for the Deaf with the company she founded-The Echo Mime Company. While in the Washington, D.C. area she taught at the Kendal Demonstration Elementary School on Gallaudet University campus, taught sign language at Georgetown University, and worked as an interpreter at Montgomery Community College.  After getting married to a Connecticut man she moved to East Granby and worked at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford working with preschool to twelfth grade as a classroom teacher for the P.A.C.E.S. program, the elementary school librarian, and the physical education teacher. While there she ran the Summer Program for Young Children for 5 years. She has also worked as an interpreter for the Simsbury and Hampden-Wilbraham public school Districts.
CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library

There are 6 spaces available.

Thursday June 24, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Spring Storytime

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom

Virtual Spring Storytime! Via Zoom
April 22 - June 26, 2021; 
Note there will be no virtual storytime on May 13th. 
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 3+

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

LOCATION: Virtual - Zoom


 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring In-Person Storytime

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT: Amy Thompson  8606533002  amyt@egpl.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

In-Person Spring Storytime at the EGPL
Thursdays @ 1:30pm. Each in-person event requires separate registration.
Ages: 3+ with caregiver

Explore stories, music, fingerplays, and more!
All sessions run approximately 30 minutes.

Each in-person event requires separate registration.  No food or drinks allowed. All in-person participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing


 

CONTACT:
  Amy Thompson
  8606533002
   amyt@egpl.org

Registration will begin on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 12:30 AM     

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Movie - Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Family Movie - Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Thursday, June 24
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
102 minutes

 

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT: East Granby Public Library  8606533002  eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org
LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Family Movie - Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Thursday, June 24
5:00pm

Rated: PG

Running Time:
102 minutes

 

All participants must wear a mask and keep social distance. No food or beverages allowed.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT:
  East Granby Public Library
  8606533002
   eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org

LOCATION: East Granby Public Library, Main Conference Room

There are 12 spaces available.


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