Saturday January 18, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bullet Journaling

 

 

 

2020: the year to start journaling. In this beginner class, each participant will receive a starter journal and we will show you how to start planning! here will be markers, colored pencils, tools, some washi tape, and papers provided for your use. Please bring your own supplies (such as photos, extra special washi, etc) to further personalize your journal. 

Registration is required and will be limited to 12 adults.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 

 

 

2020: the year to start journaling. In this beginner class, each participant will receive a starter journal and we will show you how to start planning! here will be markers, colored pencils, tools, some washi tape, and papers provided for your use. Please bring your own supplies (such as photos, extra special washi, etc) to further personalize your journal. 

Registration is required and will be limited to 12 adults.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room


Tuesday January 21, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Midterms Snack & Study

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT: Lauren
LOCATION: Teen Space

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tech Tuesday Hangout

 

Grades 2 - 6.  Hang out with friends and explore our Snap Circuits, K'Nex, and Ozobot Bits!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 

Grades 2 - 6.  Hang out with friends and explore our Snap Circuits, K'Nex, and Ozobot Bits!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Wednesday January 22, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Midterms Snack & Study

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT: Lauren
LOCATION: Teen Space

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
QPR & Narcan Training

Learn how you can save a life: Free training, including QPR Suicide Prevention Training (3-year certification course), Opioid education (including how to reverse an overdose), and a FREE Naloxone (Narcan) nasal kit. YOU can learn to recognize warning signs, prevent suicide, & save someone from an opioid overdose!

Space is limited: Please RSVP to adamofmonroe14@gmail.com.

Co-sponsored by ADAM of Monroe, dmhas (CT Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction), the Hub (Behavioral Health Action Organization of Southwestern CT), Change the Script, Monroe Youth Commission, and EWML

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Learn how you can save a life: Free training, including QPR Suicide Prevention Training (3-year certification course), Opioid education (including how to reverse an overdose), and a FREE Naloxone (Narcan) nasal kit. YOU can learn to recognize warning signs, prevent suicide, & save someone from an opioid overdose!

Space is limited: Please RSVP to adamofmonroe14@gmail.com.

Co-sponsored by ADAM of Monroe, dmhas (CT Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction), the Hub (Behavioral Health Action Organization of Southwestern CT), Change the Script, Monroe Youth Commission, and EWML

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Thursday January 23, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Midterms Snack & Study

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT: Lauren
LOCATION: Teen Space

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday January 24, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Midterms Snack & Study

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT: Lauren
LOCATION: Teen Space

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  

LOCATION: Teen Space

Saturday January 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults - CANCELLED

*BOTH SESSIONS OF ADULT YOGA HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR JANUARY.  WE WILL RESUME YOGA IN FEBRUARY*

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

*BOTH SESSIONS OF ADULT YOGA HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR JANUARY.  WE WILL RESUME YOGA IN FEBRUARY*

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Midterms Snack & Study

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT: Lauren
LOCATION: Teen Space

Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks!  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register - just come on by! Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes.

Did you know that Masuk Bus # 18 can stop at the library? Just let the driver know you want to stop!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sensory Storytime

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Harry Potter Lego Build-A-Thon

Grades 6 and up-  Come help us build the Lego Harry Potter Hogwart's Castle! It has over 6,000 pieces. How long will it take to complete this magical set?

Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850  referenceservicesATewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Grades 6 and up-  Come help us build the Lego Harry Potter Hogwart's Castle! It has over 6,000 pieces. How long will it take to complete this magical set?

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850
  referenceservicesATewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
So You Wanna be a Jedi?

Are you ready to embark on an adventure in a galaxy far, far away? Want to share your love of Star Wars with the local community? Want to help raise money for charity, while swinging around a lightsaber? Then you won't want to miss Saber Guild Kessel Temple's "So You Wanna Be a Jedi?" seminar! We will discuss everything you need to know to about how to become an approved member of an LFL fan group such as Saber Guild. We'll discuss costume standards, fabric choices, approvable colors, how to take your own measurements, how to navigate costume makers on Etsy, and much more! We'll also discuss the application process for becoming an approved Saber Guild member. By the end of this seminar you will be ready to start making a movie-accurate costume! This seminar is free, and there will be time allotted for networking! 

This program is hosted by the Saber Guild Kessel Temple

Registration is not required and is drop-in. This program is open to all ages, adults must be present with those under the age of 12.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Are you ready to embark on an adventure in a galaxy far, far away? Want to share your love of Star Wars with the local community? Want to help raise money for charity, while swinging around a lightsaber? Then you won't want to miss Saber Guild Kessel Temple's "So You Wanna Be a Jedi?" seminar! We will discuss everything you need to know to about how to become an approved member of an LFL fan group such as Saber Guild. We'll discuss costume standards, fabric choices, approvable colors, how to take your own measurements, how to navigate costume makers on Etsy, and much more! We'll also discuss the application process for becoming an approved Saber Guild member. By the end of this seminar you will be ready to start making a movie-accurate costume! This seminar is free, and there will be time allotted for networking! 

This program is hosted by the Saber Guild Kessel Temple

Registration is not required and is drop-in. This program is open to all ages, adults must be present with those under the age of 12.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday January 27, 2020
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Perler Bead Creations

 

Grades K - 6.  We have all the supplies you need to make colorful Perler Bead creations!  Kids will design and place the beads on the pegboards and an adult will iron over them to make them melt.  

Registration is required and will be limited to 20 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms. Registration will begin two weeks before the program date at midnight.

 
CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 

Grades K - 6.  We have all the supplies you need to make colorful Perler Bead creations!  Kids will design and place the beads on the pegboards and an adult will iron over them to make them melt.  

Registration is required and will be limited to 20 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms. Registration will begin two weeks before the program date at midnight.

 
CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room


Tuesday January 28, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Valentine Wreath

Grades 9 - Adult: Make an 18-inch wooden Valentine's Day wreath using acrylic paint and ribbon

Registration is required and is limited to 20 participants. If you would like to register more than one person, please fill out separate registration forms.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Grades 9 - Adult: Make an 18-inch wooden Valentine's Day wreath using acrylic paint and ribbon

Registration is required and is limited to 20 participants. If you would like to register more than one person, please fill out separate registration forms.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room


Wednesday January 29, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Business Night Out

Business Night Out: Selling from Influence: Power Tools for 2020 - Change the way you run your business! 

Six experts will share lessons and inspiration on how to craft an audience-centered story, pitch that story to the media, become a trusted adviser, leverage email marketing for tight business practices and influence. Learn how to use advanced profiling tools so that you can understand the needs of your customers and how to identify opportunities.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • Masterful Storytelling & Persuasive Presentations, Bill Carmody
  • Teach Your Customers to Love You, Lynn Moore
  • Know Yourself, Know Your Customer, Dr. Ileana Kotulich
  • Become a Trusted Advisor, Christopher Salem
  • The Secrets of “Earned Media,” Tom Martin
  • JUMP! From Cautious to Confident, Oscar Romero

Food will be served. Networking from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration is required. Please register via the SCORE website, here.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Business Night Out: Selling from Influence: Power Tools for 2020 - Change the way you run your business! 

Six experts will share lessons and inspiration on how to craft an audience-centered story, pitch that story to the media, become a trusted adviser, leverage email marketing for tight business practices and influence. Learn how to use advanced profiling tools so that you can understand the needs of your customers and how to identify opportunities.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • Masterful Storytelling & Persuasive Presentations, Bill Carmody
  • Teach Your Customers to Love You, Lynn Moore
  • Know Yourself, Know Your Customer, Dr. Ileana Kotulich
  • Become a Trusted Advisor, Christopher Salem
  • The Secrets of “Earned Media,” Tom Martin
  • JUMP! From Cautious to Confident, Oscar Romero

Food will be served. Networking from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration is required. Please register via the SCORE website, here.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Thursday January 30, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday January 31, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday February 1, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Take Your Child to the Library Day

All Ages.  

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Scavenger Hunt

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Guess the Number of Tootsie Rolls in the Jar

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Stick Together Poster

10:30 - 11:30 am   The Amazing Andy (magician)  *Registration is not necessary for this event.  Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the show and will be limited to 150 participants.*

11:15 am - 1:00 pm   Doodle Puzzles (while supplies last)

11:15 am - 1:00 pm   Design Your Own Super Hero Shield  (while supplies last)

 

 

 

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

All Ages.  

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Scavenger Hunt

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Guess the Number of Tootsie Rolls in the Jar

10:00 am - 4:00 pm   Stick Together Poster

10:30 - 11:30 am   The Amazing Andy (magician)  *Registration is not necessary for this event.  Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the show and will be limited to 150 participants.*

11:15 am - 1:00 pm   Doodle Puzzles (while supplies last)

11:15 am - 1:00 pm   Design Your Own Super Hero Shield  (while supplies last)

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday February 3, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday February 4, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 
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6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Book Discussion

 

 

 

This month's selection is Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Booklist: “Imagine finding out, after 54 years, that your father is not your father. ...For Shapiro, who adored her father and embraced her Jewish heritage proudly, the results were psychologically devastating and … too astonishing not to pursue. … Shapiro tracks down the sperm donor who was her biological father and navigates an emotional and ethical minefield to create a relationship.”

Registration not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

 

 

This month's selection is Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

Booklist: “Imagine finding out, after 54 years, that your father is not your father. ...For Shapiro, who adored her father and embraced her Jewish heritage proudly, the results were psychologically devastating and … too astonishing not to pursue. … Shapiro tracks down the sperm donor who was her biological father and navigates an emotional and ethical minefield to create a relationship.”

Registration not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

Come and see a new movie on the big-screen! Popcorn will be served. Registration is not necessary.

Movie and additional info TBA

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Come and see a new movie on the big-screen! Popcorn will be served. Registration is not necessary.

Movie and additional info TBA

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Valentine Treat Jar

Grades 3-8  Drop in to decorate a jar with paint, stickers, gems, ribbon and more. Add some treats and give it to a special Valentine!

                     Registration is not required. While supplies last!

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850x4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Grades 3-8  Drop in to decorate a jar with paint, stickers, gems, ribbon and more. Add some treats and give it to a special Valentine!

                     Registration is not required. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850x4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 

SAT vs. ACT: Creating the Test Plan That’s Right for You

Every child’s path through standardized testing is different. Choosing the right test for your child, the best test dates, and the proper method of preparation is critical to success. Come learn about the differences between the SAT and ACT, see some sample questions and passages, and learn some of the hidden nuances behind the test taking process. We will also be discussing the PSAT and how to best use it to the student’s advantage. This event is open to high school students and parents of high school students. It is highly recommended for the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes.

This program is presented by Amanda Rodrigues. Amanda Rodrigues is a college application specialist and educational advisor. She graduated from Harvard University in 2014 with her Bachelor’s in English, International Relations, and Spanish and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with her Master’s in Education and Entrepreneurship. Amanda has been working with students on the college process for over six years and has helped more than one hundred families achieve success and make important educational decisions. You can learn more about her at http://mycollegetutor.org/.

Registration is requested for this event. Teens and their parents are welcome - teens should be present.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.

SAT vs. ACT: Creating the Test Plan That’s Right for You

Every child’s path through standardized testing is different. Choosing the right test for your child, the best test dates, and the proper method of preparation is critical to success. Come learn about the differences between the SAT and ACT, see some sample questions and passages, and learn some of the hidden nuances behind the test taking process. We will also be discussing the PSAT and how to best use it to the student’s advantage. This event is open to high school students and parents of high school students. It is highly recommended for the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes.

This program is presented by Amanda Rodrigues. Amanda Rodrigues is a college application specialist and educational advisor. She graduated from Harvard University in 2014 with her Bachelor’s in English, International Relations, and Spanish and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with her Master’s in Education and Entrepreneurship. Amanda has been working with students on the college process for over six years and has helped more than one hundred families achieve success and make important educational decisions. You can learn more about her at http://mycollegetutor.org/.

Registration is requested for this event. Teens and their parents are welcome - teens should be present.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 

SAT vs. ACT: Creating the Test Plan That’s Right for You

Every child’s path through standardized testing is different. Choosing the right test for your child, the best test dates, and the proper method of preparation is critical to success. Come learn about the differences between the SAT and ACT, see some sample questions and passages, and learn some of the hidden nuances behind the test taking process. We will also be discussing the PSAT and how to best use it to the student’s advantage. This event is open to high school students and parents of high school students. It is highly recommended for the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes.

This program is presented by Amanda Rodrigues. Amanda Rodrigues is a college application specialist and educational advisor. She graduated from Harvard University in 2014 with her Bachelor’s in English, International Relations, and Spanish and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with her Master’s in Education and Entrepreneurship. Amanda has been working with students on the college process for over six years and has helped more than one hundred families achieve success and make important educational decisions. You can learn more about her at http://mycollegetutor.org/.

Registration is requested for this event. Teens and their parents are welcome - teens should be present.  Please register via the adult calendar.

LOCATION: Inside Library

SAT vs. ACT: Creating the Test Plan That’s Right for You

Every child’s path through standardized testing is different. Choosing the right test for your child, the best test dates, and the proper method of preparation is critical to success. Come learn about the differences between the SAT and ACT, see some sample questions and passages, and learn some of the hidden nuances behind the test taking process. We will also be discussing the PSAT and how to best use it to the student’s advantage. This event is open to high school students and parents of high school students. It is highly recommended for the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes.

This program is presented by Amanda Rodrigues. Amanda Rodrigues is a college application specialist and educational advisor. She graduated from Harvard University in 2014 with her Bachelor’s in English, International Relations, and Spanish and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with her Master’s in Education and Entrepreneurship. Amanda has been working with students on the college process for over six years and has helped more than one hundred families achieve success and make important educational decisions. You can learn more about her at http://mycollegetutor.org/.

Registration is requested for this event. Teens and their parents are welcome - teens should be present.  Please register via the adult calendar.

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday February 6, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday February 7, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday February 8, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday February 10, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Let's Make Crunchy Slime

Grades K - 6.   Who doesn't love slime?  Today we'll be making glitter slime and mixing in tiny foam balls to make it crunchy!  We'll also decorate a storage container for your slime.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Grades K - 6.   Who doesn't love slime?  Today we'll be making glitter slime and mixing in tiny foam balls to make it crunchy!  We'll also decorate a storage container for your slime.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Classics Book Club

Join us for great conversation featuring a book classic.  This month, we'll be reading a 1940 work: "You Can't go Home Again"  by Thomas Wolfe.  Books will be available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Join us for great conversation featuring a book classic.  This month, we'll be reading a 1940 work: "You Can't go Home Again"  by Thomas Wolfe.  Books will be available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the discussion. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Tuesday February 11, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room is Unavailable
LOCATION: Rotary Room
CONTACT:
  Connie Betz
  203 268 1172
  

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Art with Kristine Humber

 

Ages 16 - Adult: Valentine Watercolour Postcard and Memories Box

What better time of the year to tell someone you love them! Create a lovely watercolour postcard to send to any loved one deserving of your talent! Everyone will receive a lovely photo box to store special memories as well! All supplies included so come and enjoy!

Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one person, please fill out separate registration forms.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.

 

Ages 16 - Adult: Valentine Watercolour Postcard and Memories Box

What better time of the year to tell someone you love them! Create a lovely watercolour postcard to send to any loved one deserving of your talent! Everyone will receive a lovely photo box to store special memories as well! All supplies included so come and enjoy!

Registration is required and is limited to 16 participants.  If you would like to register more than one person, please fill out separate registration forms.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 13 spaces available.

Thursday February 13, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday February 14, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday February 15, 2020
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Binky Patrol's Binkathon

What is a Binkathon? A Binkathon is a fun-filled day where people of all ages gather to make as many blankets as possible to be given to local agencies, shelters, and hospitals. ALL are invited to attend, adults and children of all ages, however - please do not leave young children unattended! We will have supplies on had for making the fleece tie blankets, but please bring SHARP SCISSORS with you. We will gladly sign off on community service hours for all students.  Please bring your form if you have one.

What is Binky Patrol? Binky Patrol is a national organization dedicated to collect and deliver hand-made blankets to critically ill and traumatized children. We are the Monroe/Trumbull chapter and have been collecting and delivering babies, children, and teens in need of a binky hug in the Greater Bridgeport and surrounding areas.

We gladly accept donations! Cash or checks payable to Binky Patrol, gift cards to Joann Craft, Michael's, or Walmart, Yarn and fleece (machine washable).  BLANKETS need to be hand-made!

For general information about Binky Patrol, go to www.binkypatrol.com.  For more information about the Monroe/Trumbull chapter, drop off locations, or questions, please feel free to contact us at ctbinky@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ctbinky.

TO HELP US PLAN FOR MATERIALS AS NEEDED, PLEASE RSVP VIA FB EVENT. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL US AT CTBINKY@GMAIL.COM OR CALL JEANNE AT (203) 449-3985

CONTACT: Binky Patrol  ctbinky@gmail.com
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

What is a Binkathon? A Binkathon is a fun-filled day where people of all ages gather to make as many blankets as possible to be given to local agencies, shelters, and hospitals. ALL are invited to attend, adults and children of all ages, however - please do not leave young children unattended! We will have supplies on had for making the fleece tie blankets, but please bring SHARP SCISSORS with you. We will gladly sign off on community service hours for all students.  Please bring your form if you have one.

What is Binky Patrol? Binky Patrol is a national organization dedicated to collect and deliver hand-made blankets to critically ill and traumatized children. We are the Monroe/Trumbull chapter and have been collecting and delivering babies, children, and teens in need of a binky hug in the Greater Bridgeport and surrounding areas.

We gladly accept donations! Cash or checks payable to Binky Patrol, gift cards to Joann Craft, Michael's, or Walmart, Yarn and fleece (machine washable).  BLANKETS need to be hand-made!

For general information about Binky Patrol, go to www.binkypatrol.com.  For more information about the Monroe/Trumbull chapter, drop off locations, or questions, please feel free to contact us at ctbinky@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ctbinky.

TO HELP US PLAN FOR MATERIALS AS NEEDED, PLEASE RSVP VIA FB EVENT. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL US AT CTBINKY@GMAIL.COM OR CALL JEANNE AT (203) 449-3985

CONTACT:
  Binky Patrol
  
  ctbinky@gmail.com

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Unlock the Past: Intro to Genealogy

 

Unlock the Past: Intro to Genealogy

Peter Marcato has done genealogy for over 40 years and is a reference genealogist with the Connecticut Historical Society. This introductory class is aimed at all who want to understand and capture their interesting and diverse family stories, and will focus on developing your skills in genealogy, including using online databases, collecting vital records, and locating other documentation.

Registration is requested for this event, but drop-ins are welcome!

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

 

Unlock the Past: Intro to Genealogy

Peter Marcato has done genealogy for over 40 years and is a reference genealogist with the Connecticut Historical Society. This introductory class is aimed at all who want to understand and capture their interesting and diverse family stories, and will focus on developing your skills in genealogy, including using online databases, collecting vital records, and locating other documentation.

Registration is requested for this event, but drop-ins are welcome!

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday February 18, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Science Snoopers - Take Heart

Grades K - 6.  Homeschooling families are invited to join Jean Mai from Science Snoopers to investigate the world of nature!  Today we will look at your body's hardworking heart.  Each session of Science Snoopers includes a lecture that is enhanced with hands-on material, props, or experiments.  

*Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 22 spaces available.

Grades K - 6.  Homeschooling families are invited to join Jean Mai from Science Snoopers to investigate the world of nature!  Today we will look at your body's hardworking heart.  Each session of Science Snoopers includes a lecture that is enhanced with hands-on material, props, or experiments.  

*Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.  This program will be held in the Monroe Lions Club Cafe Space.

 

CONTACT: Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.  This program will be held in the Monroe Lions Club Cafe Space.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday February 20, 2020

 

Pre-K.  Preschoolers and their families are invited to visit Tape Town!  Choose a toy car (that you may keep!) to drive down the colored tape roads in our meeting room, then visit each village in Tape Town where you will find something fun to play with and a great story to read aloud!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 

Pre-K.  Preschoolers and their families are invited to visit Tape Town!  Choose a toy car (that you may keep!) to drive down the colored tape roads in our meeting room, then visit each village in Tape Town where you will find something fun to play with and a great story to read aloud!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Saturday February 22, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

 

Grades K - 3.  Visit our stations to fill your snowman with fluffy stuffing, decorate a box in which to carry him home and complete a birth certificate for your new friend.  Do you want to build a snowman?  

*Registration is required and is limited to 20 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00 AM     

 

Grades K - 3.  Visit our stations to fill your snowman with fluffy stuffing, decorate a box in which to carry him home and complete a birth certificate for your new friend.  Do you want to build a snowman?  

*Registration is required and is limited to 20 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00 AM     

Monday February 24, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Glittery Wall Hanging

 

Grades 2 - 6.  Make a sparkly wall hanging with glue, glitter, and pom poms!  *Registration is required and is limited to 17 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 

Grades 2 - 6.  Make a sparkly wall hanging with glue, glitter, and pom poms!  *Registration is required and is limited to 17 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Art on the spot

Grades 3-8. Looking for a place to be creative? Come to the library and express yourself through art! You provide the imagination and creativity. We'll provide the supplies!                                 Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850x4  reference AT ewml.org

Grades 3-8. Looking for a place to be creative? Come to the library and express yourself through art! You provide the imagination and creativity. We'll provide the supplies!                                 Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850x4
  reference AT ewml.org

Saturday February 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday March 2, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday March 3, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

Ages 6 - 12.  Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library's collection of Lego® bricks!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

 
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6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Book Discussion

 

 

This month's selection is Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

Library Journal: “Juliet Armstrong is recruited to MI5 in 1940, when she was 18. She spends years listening to and transcribing the conversations of a group of British Facist sympathizers. ...A decade later Juliet is working at the BBC when she starts getting threatening notes. ...The story jumps back and forth among decades, which can be challenging but has the effect of revealing the story in tantalizing little pieces. ...this is an unforgettable novel.”

Registration not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

 

This month's selection is Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

Library Journal: “Juliet Armstrong is recruited to MI5 in 1940, when she was 18. She spends years listening to and transcribing the conversations of a group of British Facist sympathizers. ...A decade later Juliet is working at the BBC when she starts getting threatening notes. ...The story jumps back and forth among decades, which can be challenging but has the effect of revealing the story in tantalizing little pieces. ...this is an unforgettable novel.”

Registration not required.

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

Come and see a new movie on the big-screen! Popcorn will be served. Registration is not necessary.

Movie and additional info TBA

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Come and see a new movie on the big-screen! Popcorn will be served. Registration is not necessary.

Movie and additional info TBA

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Wednesday March 4, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday March 5, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday March 6, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday March 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday March 9, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday March 10, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday March 11, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday March 12, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday March 13, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday March 14, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday March 16, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday March 17, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday March 19, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Friday March 20, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday March 23, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday March 24, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

Ages Birth through 6 with a caregiver.  What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community.  We'll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms.  Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week.  Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

Thursday March 26, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 with a caregiver.  Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Friday at 10:30 am.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday March 27, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

[If you can't make this session, we will be holding an additional identical session each Thursday at 1:30 pm.]

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday March 30, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Taxes - Session I

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AARP Taxes - Session II

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Sign up for AARP to Provide tax assistance!   You MUST register with the Reference Desk by calling (203) 452-2852. 

Actual tax assistance is first-come, first-served within your scheduled appointment.  Please be sure to bring:

  • Photo ID or other type of Identification
  • Social Security Card and Statement (SSA 1099)
  • A copy of your 2018 tax return
  • All tax forms received for tax year 2019 (W-2, 1095, 1099)
  • End of year investment statements (INT, DIV, Stocks, Bonds)
  • List of itemized deducations (Medical, Donations, Taxes)
  • Any other tax documents you might have
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday March 31, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments!  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  reference AT ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  reference AT ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

All ages.  Drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  <