Groton Public Library

Groton, CT


  

  

Wednesday February 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily & Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily & Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Smartphones for Beginners
Smartphones are made to make our lives easier, but they are no help if you aren’t too sure how to use all the features. Bring your smartphone to this beginner’s class to learn how to add contacts, make a phone call, send a text, and browse the Internet. Space is limited, and registration is required. Reserve your spot by calling the Library at 860-441-6750 or by registering on the Library’s online calendar at http://tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a.
 
CONTACT: Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
Smartphones are made to make our lives easier, but they are no help if you aren’t too sure how to use all the features. Bring your smartphone to this beginner’s class to learn how to add contacts, make a phone call, send a text, and browse the Internet. Space is limited, and registration is required. Reserve your spot by calling the Library at 860-441-6750 or by registering on the Library’s online calendar at http://tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a.
 
CONTACT:
  Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center


 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Investigation Meeting
CONTACT: Shaun Douglas   860-882-9684  shaun.douglas@scisusa.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 3
CONTACT:
  Shaun Douglas 
  860.882.9684
  shaun.douglas@scisusa.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 3

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
AFSCME
CONTACT: Tricia Johnson  860-989-9139
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Tricia Johnson
  860.989.9139
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Gaming Club

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: teenscape

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: teenscape

Thursday February 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn and Play Playgroup

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT: Miss Lindsey  860-441-6750  LMahn@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Lindsey
  860.441.6750
  LMahn@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
STEPS (Girl Power Group)
CONTACT: Susan Corrice
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Susan Corrice
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Internet Basics
The Internet is used in many aspects of our everyday lives, and therefore it is important to get started off on the right foot. In this class we will discuss how to access the Internet, what a search engine is, and also discover how to save our favorite websites. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.
 
CONTACT: Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
The Internet is used in many aspects of our everyday lives, and therefore it is important to get started off on the right foot. In this class we will discuss how to access the Internet, what a search engine is, and also discover how to save our favorite websites. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.
 
CONTACT:
  Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center


 
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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Economic Development Strategic Plan meeting.
CONTACT: Lauren Post  LPost@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Lauren Post
  
  LPost@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Friday February 28, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Alienated parents & grandparents support group

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Denise Wallen  860-836-2112  denisezaslow@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Denise Wallen
  860.836.2112
  denisezaslow@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Saturday February 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
La Leche League of Southeastern CT
CONTACT: Vanessa Janek  401-290-7355  vanessa.j@lllct,org
LOCATION: Meeting Room 5
CONTACT:
  Vanessa Janek
  401.290.7355
  vanessa.j@lllct,org

LOCATION: Meeting Room 5

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Job Hunting for Teens

 

Snow may still be on the ground, but it's never too early to start thinking about summer jobs! This class will discuss tips and tricks for finding the perfect summer job, how to write your first resume, and basic interview skills. Space is limited, and registration is required. Reserve your spot through the library's online calendar, or by calling the library.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  860-441-6750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 11 spaces available.

 

Snow may still be on the ground, but it's never too early to start thinking about summer jobs! This class will discuss tips and tricks for finding the perfect summer job, how to write your first resume, and basic interview skills. Space is limited, and registration is required. Reserve your spot through the library's online calendar, or by calling the library.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  860.441.6750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 11 spaces available.

Monday March 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Babies & Books

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Club - CANCELLED

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Techy Teens and Savvy Seniors

Senior citizens are invited to attend this computer workshop to receive help with their computers, phones and devices from a teen volunteer. Teens are invited to volunteer and can contact Ms. Jessa at the Groton Public Library for applications. Seniors are encouraged to register with the Groton Senior Center. This program meets at the Groton Senior Center.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

Senior citizens are invited to attend this computer workshop to receive help with their computers, phones and devices from a teen volunteer. Teens are invited to volunteer and can contact Ms. Jessa at the Groton Public Library for applications. Seniors are encouraged to register with the Groton Senior Center. This program meets at the Groton Senior Center.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bike Groton
CONTACT: Brian Kent  860-572-0784  bkent@kentfrost.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Brian Kent
  860.572.0784
  bkent@kentfrost.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bedtime Stories

Little ones can wear their favorite PJs to the library for gentle stories and songs perfect for winding down. Snuggle buddies welcome, no registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily / Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Little ones can wear their favorite PJs to the library for gentle stories and songs perfect for winding down. Snuggle buddies welcome, no registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily / Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Conversation with Heather Somers
CONTACT: ERika  860-919-9692
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
Tuesday March 3, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children First Groton- School Readiness Council

Leadership & School Readiness Meeting for overall initiative in Groton 

CONTACT: Susan Corrice  860-287-8268  suecorrice@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Leadership & School Readiness Meeting for overall initiative in Groton 

CONTACT:
  Susan Corrice
  860.287.8268
  suecorrice@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time for Twos

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Groton Middle School PTO
CONTACT: Juliane  860-572-5830
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Juliane
  860.572.5830
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Wednesday March 4, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily & Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily & Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
iPhone/iPad for Beginners

Learn about basic iPad/iPhone features, how to use apps, and browse the Internet using Safari. Please bring your own device to class. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 8 spaces available.

Learn about basic iPad/iPhone features, how to use apps, and browse the Internet using Safari. Please bring your own device to class. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Gaming Club

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: teenscape

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: teenscape

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Crafting for a Cause

Like to make crafts? Then join the Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library for Crafting for Cause. At these fun-filled events we'll make cool crafts using a variety of mediums. There's just one catch--you can't keep what you make! The crafts are given away to area senior citizens, veterans, homebound individuals, and nursing home residents. It's art from the heart! 

The Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library is a members-only group of young people who organize service projects and fundraisers that benefit the Library and the community.

Not yet a member of the Junior Friends? Just pick up a membership application at the Library. Membership is free and includes a membership card and invitations to all the Junior Friends’ meetings and special events. Becoming a Junior Friend is a great way to show your appreciation for the Groton Public Library and give something back to the community.

For more information, contact Miss Kim at kbalentine@groton-ct.gov or 860-441-6750.

CONTACT: Miss Kim  860-441-6750  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Like to make crafts? Then join the Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library for Crafting for Cause. At these fun-filled events we'll make cool crafts using a variety of mediums. There's just one catch--you can't keep what you make! The crafts are given away to area senior citizens, veterans, homebound individuals, and nursing home residents. It's art from the heart! 

The Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library is a members-only group of young people who organize service projects and fundraisers that benefit the Library and the community.

Not yet a member of the Junior Friends? Just pick up a membership application at the Library. Membership is free and includes a membership card and invitations to all the Junior Friends’ meetings and special events. Becoming a Junior Friend is a great way to show your appreciation for the Groton Public Library and give something back to the community.

For more information, contact Miss Kim at kbalentine@groton-ct.gov or 860-441-6750.

CONTACT:
  Miss Kim
  860.441.6750
  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Thursday March 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn and Play Playgroup

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT: Miss Lindsey  860-441-6750  LMahn@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Lindsey
  860.441.6750
  LMahn@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Groton Family Support Center, a division of the Town of Groton Human Services, invites you to attend a monthly support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This group meets the first Thursday of each month and includes guest speakers, resources, and answers to all your questions.

CONTACT: Diane Shrage  860-441-6799  dshrage@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

The Groton Family Support Center, a division of the Town of Groton Human Services, invites you to attend a monthly support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This group meets the first Thursday of each month and includes guest speakers, resources, and answers to all your questions.

CONTACT:
  Diane Shrage
  860.441.6799
  dshrage@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Groton Family Support Center, a division of the Town of Groton Human Services, invites you to attend a monthly support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This group meets the first Thursday of each month and includes guest speakers, resources, and answers to all your questions.

CONTACT: Diane Shrage  860-441-6799  dshrage@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

The Groton Family Support Center, a division of the Town of Groton Human Services, invites you to attend a monthly support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. This group meets the first Thursday of each month and includes guest speakers, resources, and answers to all your questions.

CONTACT:
  Diane Shrage
  860.441.6799
  dshrage@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Atheist-Humanist Society of CT/RI

This meeting/program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Ken Spencer  860-576-9247  ahsctri@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

This meeting/program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Ken Spencer
  860.576.9247
  ahsctri@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 6, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Circle of Friends Membership Drive

Stop by the Library this morning and learn about our Circle of Friends group, who they are and what they do. Join on the spot--membership is free! There's no better time to make a difference and help the Library you love!

CONTACT: Miss Kim  860-441-6750  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Stop by the Library this morning and learn about our Circle of Friends group, who they are and what they do. Join on the spot--membership is free! There's no better time to make a difference and help the Library you love!

CONTACT:
  Miss Kim
  860.441.6750
  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Alienated parents & grandparents support group

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Denise Wallen  860-836-2112  denisezaslow@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Denise Wallen
  860.836.2112
  denisezaslow@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Saturday March 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GOSA Kids Information Session

GOSA will provide hands on activities for children and answer questions about the upcoming program schedule.

No registration is required for this informational session.  Open to all ages.

Beginning in April, Groton Open Space Association, Inc. is offering a Free KID FOCUSED nature oriented, outside adventure on the first Saturday of each month on one of GOSA's properties.

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

GOSA will provide hands on activities for children and answer questions about the upcoming program schedule.

No registration is required for this informational session.  Open to all ages.

Beginning in April, Groton Open Space Association, Inc. is offering a Free KID FOCUSED nature oriented, outside adventure on the first Saturday of each month on one of GOSA's properties.

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
DKG Tea
CONTACT: Terri
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Terri
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Sunday March 8, 2020
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Classical Conversations

This program is not sponsored by the Groton Public library but is open to the public.

Excellence in Education Event showcasing artwork, Writing samples, Science Projects, and other works of homeschooled students 

CONTACT: Jody Davies  860-694-9882  jodydaviescc@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

This program is not sponsored by the Groton Public library but is open to the public.

Excellence in Education Event showcasing artwork, Writing samples, Science Projects, and other works of homeschooled students 

CONTACT:
  Jody Davies
  860.694.9882
  jodydaviescc@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Monday March 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Babies & Books

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Club

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
STEPS
CONTACT: Beatrice Jennett  860-961-2247
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Beatrice Jennett
  860.961.2247
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Avalonia Land Conservancy

This meeting program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Janet Andersen  978-335-3672  andersenj007@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 5

This meeting program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Janet Andersen
  978.335.3672
  andersenj007@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 5

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bridgewater Estates
CONTACT: Paige Wojcik  860-604-2278  paigew@neproperty.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 3
CONTACT:
  Paige Wojcik
  860.604.2278
  paigew@neproperty.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 3

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Groton Heights Baptist Church
CONTACT: Laurie Parke  ljp5263@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Laurie Parke
  
  ljp5263@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Tuesday March 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time for Twos

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
CSEA Local 416

This meeting/program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Doug Smith  860-326-0734  dougs357nq@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

This meeting/program is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Doug Smith
  860.326.0734
  dougs357nq@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Microsoft Word I

Learn about the layout of the screen, and where to locate various commands. Insert, modify and format text to the way you want it. Explore various preset styles; download templates and the many keyboard shortcuts built into the Microsoft environment. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 7 spaces available.

Learn about the layout of the screen, and where to locate various commands. Insert, modify and format text to the way you want it. Explore various preset styles; download templates and the many keyboard shortcuts built into the Microsoft environment. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
GPL Book Group: Three Things About Elsie

Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

The bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep delivers a suspenseful and emotionally satisfying novel “infused with warmth and humor” (People) about a lifelong friendship, a devastating secret, and the small acts of kindness that bring people together.

There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she’s my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third thing…might take a bit more explaining.

 
CONTACT: Anne Campbell  860-441-6750  acampbell@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

The bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep delivers a suspenseful and emotionally satisfying novel “infused with warmth and humor” (People) about a lifelong friendship, a devastating secret, and the small acts of kindness that bring people together.

There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she’s my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third thing…might take a bit more explaining.

 
CONTACT:
  Anne Campbell
  860.441.6750
  acampbell@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

Wednesday March 11, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily & Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily & Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring Into Action with Google’s Business Insights Tools

 

This virtual event focuses on business insights, and in one info-packed hour, we'll share how to use two powerful (and free) tools that can help businesses make decisions using data.

First, we'll explain how businesses can use Google Analytics to discover how consumers are engaging with their website. Then we'll discuss how a free Google tool called Market Finder can help businesses identify new markets and customers from around the world.

Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at https://tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 20 spaces available.

 

This virtual event focuses on business insights, and in one info-packed hour, we'll share how to use two powerful (and free) tools that can help businesses make decisions using data.

First, we'll explain how businesses can use Google Analytics to discover how consumers are engaging with their website. Then we'll discuss how a free Google tool called Market Finder can help businesses identify new markets and customers from around the world.

Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at https://tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Gaming Club

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: teenscape

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: teenscape

 
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4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Room Reserved
CONTACT: Michael Spellmon
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1
CONTACT:
  Michael Spellmon
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
MLK Scholarship Committee
CONTACT: Carmita Hodge  860-235-5535  chodge14@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Carmita Hodge
  860.235.5535
  chodge14@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rise Up Mystic
CONTACT: Jason Hine  jbhine@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Jason Hine
  
  jbhine@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Thursday March 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn and Play Playgroup

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT: Miss Lindsey  860-441-6750  LMahn@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Lindsey
  860.441.6750
  LMahn@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Groton Auxiliary for Child and Family Agency
CONTACT: Liz Palazzo  860-451-8302  palazzo.liz6@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Liz Palazzo
  860.451.8302
  palazzo.liz6@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Children First Groton- Health Workgroup
CONTACT: Susan Corrice  860-287-8268  suecorrice@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Susan Corrice
  860.287.8268
  suecorrice@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cable Television Advisory Council of SE CT
CONTACT: Shawn Greeley
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Queer Lit

Join us for a teen book club that celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community! Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join the conversation, as we read books by and about queer people. Copies of the book will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please see the schedule below for upcoming titles:

  • January 9 – Leah on the Off Beat by Becky Albertalli
  • February 13 – More Than This by Patrick Ness
  • March 12 – I’m a Gay Wizard by V. S. Santoni
  • April 9 – Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender
  • May 14 – Lab Partners by Mora Montgomery
  • June  11 – Graphic Novel of Your Choice

This program is hosted in partnership with OutCT of New London.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  860-441-6750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Join us for a teen book club that celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community! Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join the conversation, as we read books by and about queer people. Copies of the book will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please see the schedule below for upcoming titles:

  • January 9 – Leah on the Off Beat by Becky Albertalli
  • February 13 – More Than This by Patrick Ness
  • March 12 – I’m a Gay Wizard by V. S. Santoni
  • April 9 – Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender
  • May 14 – Lab Partners by Mora Montgomery
  • June  11 – Graphic Novel of Your Choice

This program is hosted in partnership with OutCT of New London.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  860.441.6750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Friday March 13, 2020
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cutting the Cord

Heard of everyone cutting the cord, but not sure what it is? In this lecture style class discover the ins and outs of movie and TV streaming services. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 9 spaces available.

Heard of everyone cutting the cord, but not sure what it is? In this lecture style class discover the ins and outs of movie and TV streaming services. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Volunteer Project: Period Kits

Teen volunteers are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafting! We will decorate small bags and fill them with feminine hygiene products and chocolate. These Period Kits will be available at the library, as well as donated to the middle schools and high school. 

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

Teen volunteers are invited to join us for an afternoon of crafting! We will decorate small bags and fill them with feminine hygiene products and chocolate. These Period Kits will be available at the library, as well as donated to the middle schools and high school. 

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

Saturday March 14, 2020
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MENSA Testing
CONTACT: Ann Fitzgerald  860-388-1893
LOCATION: Meeting Room 3
CONTACT:
  Ann Fitzgerald
  860.388.1893   
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 3

 
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12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CT Therapist Collaborative
CONTACT: Janelle Posey-Green  860-373-6077  Magnoliawellness83@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1
CONTACT:
  Janelle Posey-Green
  860.373.6077
  Magnoliawellness83@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Citizens Climate Group
CONTACT: Anne Schmidt  860-912-2065  annewschmidt@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Anne Schmidt
  860.912.2065
  annewschmidt@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Sunday March 15, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Sociable Senior Singles

 

 

CONTACT: Darkene Zuraw  860-376-2486  darlenezuraw@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 

 

CONTACT:
  Darkene Zuraw
  860.376.2486
  darlenezuraw@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Monday March 16, 2020
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9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TVCCA: Head Start + Early Head Start.
CONTACT: David Alvarado  dalvarado@tvcca.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  David Alvarado
  
  dalvarado@tvcca.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Babies & Books

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Club

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search including:

  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills

This is a drop-in program, so appointments are not required.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Groton Beautification Committee

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Rachael Franco  860-857-9071  r.lindy@snet.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Rachael Franco
  860.857.9071
  r.lindy@snet.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
NoticeAbility Presentations

NoticeAbility Presentations: Dyslexic students who have completed a NoticeAbility Entrepreneur and Innovators strength-based course will share their innovations.

CONTACT: Donna Pombrio  860-235-2497  pombrioreadingsolutions@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

NoticeAbility Presentations: Dyslexic students who have completed a NoticeAbility Entrepreneur and Innovators strength-based course will share their innovations.

CONTACT:
  Donna Pombrio
  860.235.2497
  pombrioreadingsolutions@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Tuesday March 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time for Twos

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Microsoft Word II

Building on the skills learned in Microsoft Word I, this class will introduce students to more advanced skills. Using the ruler, inserting a header or footer to give your document a more polished look and line spacing are just a few of the skills covered in this class. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 7 spaces available.

Building on the skills learned in Microsoft Word I, this class will introduce students to more advanced skills. Using the ruler, inserting a header or footer to give your document a more polished look and line spacing are just a few of the skills covered in this class. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Green Eating for Teens

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green eating! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to learn about how to incorporate new healthy foods into everyday favorites. Allison Burke, Groton School Nutritionist, and Emma Rotner, Groton Public School’s Farm to School Coordinator, will share some of their favorite recipes for smoothies and other delectable treats.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green eating! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to learn about how to incorporate new healthy foods into everyday favorites. Allison Burke, Groton School Nutritionist, and Emma Rotner, Groton Public School’s Farm to School Coordinator, will share some of their favorite recipes for smoothies and other delectable treats.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Groton Landing
CONTACT: Kaylee  860-319-0055  management@mycapitalteam.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Kaylee
  860.319.0055
  management@mycapitalteam.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Wednesday March 18, 2020
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
UCFS
CONTACT: Kiana  860-705-7384
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Kiana
  860.705.7384
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily & Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily & Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Gaming Club

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: teenscape

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: teenscape

 
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6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Community Speaks Out, Inc

*This program/meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT: Tammy de la Cruz  860-271-1835  tammydelacruz@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

*This program/meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT:
  Tammy de la Cruz
  860.271.1835
  tammydelacruz@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
USA Dance NL Chapter # 3026

*This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT: Kenneth Curry  860-912-6645  kcurr61@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

*This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT:
  Kenneth Curry
  860.912.6645
  kcurr61@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

Thursday March 19, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn and Play Playgroup

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT: Miss Lindsey  860-441-6750  LMahn@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Lindsey
  860.441.6750
  LMahn@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Beginning Computers I

Learn the various parts of a computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard, and take a look at navigating around the Windows 10 desktop. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 7 spaces available.

Learn the various parts of a computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard, and take a look at navigating around the Windows 10 desktop. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Survivors of Stroke SOS Support Group

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Phyllis Walsh  860-848-0381  pidge37@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Phyllis Walsh
  860.848.0381
  pidge37@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center

The Library has open hours for tech assistance! Ask a tech related question and receive one-on-one help, or use our new VHS to DVD converter located in our brand new Tech Center. No appointment necessary.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Beginner's Genealogy Club
CONTACT: Michael Spellmon  860-441-6750  mspellmon@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Michael Spellmon
  860.441.6750
  mspellmon@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Turning 65

Each day 10,000 baby boomers turn 65. With so many questions about healthcare, exactly what do seniors need to know?

Presented by Rick Mattson of Morin Associates, LLC, this free, 45-minute educational seminar will discuss the basic parts of Medicare including Medicare Part A and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, Part D prescription plans and supplemental plan coverage. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session. No specific plans will be reviewed nor will there be any selling at the seminar. This is an opportunity to assure that everyone is knowledgeable about their Medicare plan and their benefits.

CONTACT: Anne Campbell  860-441-6750  acampbell@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Each day 10,000 baby boomers turn 65. With so many questions about healthcare, exactly what do seniors need to know?

Presented by Rick Mattson of Morin Associates, LLC, this free, 45-minute educational seminar will discuss the basic parts of Medicare including Medicare Part A and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, Part D prescription plans and supplemental plan coverage. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session. No specific plans will be reviewed nor will there be any selling at the seminar. This is an opportunity to assure that everyone is knowledgeable about their Medicare plan and their benefits.

CONTACT:
  Anne Campbell
  860.441.6750
  acampbell@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Saturday March 21, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Circle of Friends Monthly Meetup

 

Join the Circle of Friends at their Monthly Meetup. Learn about upcoming events and brainstorm ways to support the Groton Public Library and its community. New members can join on the spot. There is no cost to join. Be a Friend and start making a difference today!

For more information, contact Miss Kim at 860-441-6750 or kbalentine@groton-ct.gov.

CONTACT: Miss Kim  860-441-6750  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 

Join the Circle of Friends at their Monthly Meetup. Learn about upcoming events and brainstorm ways to support the Groton Public Library and its community. New members can join on the spot. There is no cost to join. Be a Friend and start making a difference today!

For more information, contact Miss Kim at 860-441-6750 or kbalentine@groton-ct.gov.

CONTACT:
  Miss Kim
  860.441.6750
  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
New London Doll Club

This program/ meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT: Elizabeth Wadsworth  860-377-3908  lizwardsworth65@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

This program/ meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Wadsworth
  860.377.3908
  lizwardsworth65@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

 
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Advanced Fiction Writing Group

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT: Doreen Schmoegner  860-884-8520  dmschmoegner7@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

This meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library 

CONTACT:
  Doreen Schmoegner
  860.884.8520
  dmschmoegner7@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Family Film & Fundraiser

Join the Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library as they present the recently-released family film Frozen II (Rated PG, 103 minutes). Refreshments will be for sale by the Junior Friends and the proceeds will be used to fund the group’s many community-service projects. Don't forget your pillow and blanket!

The Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library is a members-only youth service group that organizes projects and fundraisers that benefit the Library and the community.

Not yet a member of the Junior Friends? Just pick up a membership application in the Library. Membership includes a membership card and invitations to all the Junior Friends’ meetings and special events. Becoming a Junior Friend is a great way to show your appreciation for the Groton Public Library and give something back to the community.

For more information about the Junior Friends, contact Miss Kim at 860-441-6750 or kbalentine@groton-ct.gov.

CONTACT: Miss Kim  860-441-6750  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join the Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library as they present the recently-released family film Frozen II (Rated PG, 103 minutes). Refreshments will be for sale by the Junior Friends and the proceeds will be used to fund the group’s many community-service projects. Don't forget your pillow and blanket!

The Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library is a members-only youth service group that organizes projects and fundraisers that benefit the Library and the community.

Not yet a member of the Junior Friends? Just pick up a membership application in the Library. Membership includes a membership card and invitations to all the Junior Friends’ meetings and special events. Becoming a Junior Friend is a great way to show your appreciation for the Groton Public Library and give something back to the community.

For more information about the Junior Friends, contact Miss Kim at 860-441-6750 or kbalentine@groton-ct.gov.

CONTACT:
  Miss Kim
  860.441.6750
  kbalentine@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Sunday March 22, 2020
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community of Christ-Gales Ferry

This program/meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library.  Open to the public.

Provide activities and meaningful discussions for all ages to explore the concept of peace, develop positive relationships and peaceful communication skills. Activities may include light refreshments, crafts, prayer for peace, mindfulness meditation, open discussion, and communion

CONTACT: Wanda Wisniewski  wiswag@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

This program/meeting is not sponsored by the Groton Public Library.  Open to the public.

Provide activities and meaningful discussions for all ages to explore the concept of peace, develop positive relationships and peaceful communication skills. Activities may include light refreshments, crafts, prayer for peace, mindfulness meditation, open discussion, and communion

CONTACT:
  Wanda Wisniewski
  
  wiswag@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Monday March 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Babies & Books

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Storytime for our littlest listeners!  Join us for this drop-in program for children ages birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. After storytime, open play time will be offered, giving children a chance to learn social skills and adults to connect with other caregivers. No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Trillium Garden Club
CONTACT: Susan Robotham  860-235-0979  srobotham0727@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Susan Robotham
  860.235.0979
  srobotham0727@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Children First Groton- Safety Work Group
CONTACT: Susan Corrice  860-287-8268  suecorrice@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
CONTACT:
  Susan Corrice
  860.287.8268
  suecorrice@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 4

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Girls on the Run of SE Connecticut
CONTACT: Kate McDonald
LOCATION: Meeting Room 4
 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Groton Landing
CONTACT: Kaylee  860-319-0055  management@mycapitalteam.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room 3
CONTACT:
  Kaylee
  860.319.0055
  management@mycapitalteam.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room 3

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tentative Library Program
CONTACT: Anne Campbell  860-917-2194  acampbell@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Anne Campbell
  860.917.2194
  acampbell@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Tuesday March 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time for Twos

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Two-year-olds (and their favorite adult) are invited to enjoy this storytime designed just for them. Get ready to move with songs, rhymes, dances and interactive stories, followed by a small craft. Stay after the half hour program for open play time. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
STEPS
CONTACT: Kate
LOCATION: Meeting Room 5
CONTACT:
  Kate 
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 5

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Microsoft Word III

This class is designed for those that use Microsoft word to create mailings and labels. In a hands-on environment we will practice creating a mail merge, designing labels, and more. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 8 spaces available.

This class is designed for those that use Microsoft word to create mailings and labels. In a hands-on environment we will practice creating a mail merge, designing labels, and more. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Afterschool Kids Club

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT: Tracy Torres  860-441-6750  ttorres@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Stop by the Children’s Activity room for educational activities including games, crafts, tech and more. This program is designed for the after school crowd, and is open to children in grades K – 5. No registration necessary.

The program does not take place on days when there is no school, or on half days.

CONTACT:
  Tracy Torres
  860.441.6750
  ttorres@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Avalonia
CONTACT: Chuck  860-961-0255
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1
CONTACT:
  Chuck
  860.961.0255
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Essential Oils

 Essential Oils 101 class... Introduction to Essential oils: This class will help you understand the Health and Wellness benefits of Essential oils and how oils can be used. Safety of oils, quality of oils and how oils are made. 

 

CONTACT: Anne Campbell  860-441-6750  acampbell@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 Essential Oils 101 class... Introduction to Essential oils: This class will help you understand the Health and Wellness benefits of Essential oils and how oils can be used. Safety of oils, quality of oils and how oils are made. 

 

CONTACT:
  Anne Campbell
  860.441.6750
  acampbell@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Wednesday March 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Miss Emily & Miss Tracy  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

Join us for an active music enriched program open to all! Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dance and fingerplays. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their child in following directions, exploring rhyme, rhythm, and creative play. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily & Miss Tracy
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Book-a-Tech

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:   860-441-6750  reference@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Public Space

Having trouble setting up an email account, downloading e-books, or using your smartphone or tablet? Book a 20-minute appointment with a Library staff member and receive one-on-one help with technology related questions. Registration is required. Call the Library at 860-441-6750 to reserve your spot.
 
CONTACT:
  
  860.441.6750
  reference@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Public Space

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Talking Tech: Apps

Join us for an hour of talking all about technology. We will start the year off with an open session focused on your questions. This class is free and open to all. No registration required, just pop in. This month we will discuss apps. What apps are the must haves, and what apps can you get rid of.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are many spaces available.

Join us for an hour of talking all about technology. We will start the year off with an open session focused on your questions. This class is free and open to all. No registration required, just pop in. This month we will discuss apps. What apps are the must haves, and what apps can you get rid of.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are many spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Gaming Club

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT: Jessa Franco  8604416750  jfranco@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: teenscape

Join us weekly for a gaming club featuring a classics such as board games and the Wii! Grab a controller for a fun afternoon.  All supplies will be provided.

This is an inclusive event and teens of all ability levels are welcome to attend. Please contact the library if you have any questions or requests for communication accommodations and other accommodations.

CONTACT:
  Jessa Franco
  8604416750
  jfranco@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: teenscape

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Conversations with Kevin Booker Jr.
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
Thursday March 26, 2020
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SECT SCORE Workshop
CONTACT: Ward Feirer
LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2
CONTACT:
  Ward Feirer
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 1 and 2

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn and Play Playgroup

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT: Miss Lindsey  860-441-6750  LMahn@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

Want to meet other parents and kids? New to town? Come to Playgroup, offered to care-givers and children ages 5 and under. In this comfortable literacy rich environment, appropriate toys, sensory materials, and other activities will be provided.
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Lindsey
  860.441.6750
  LMahn@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Children's Activity Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Beginning Computers II

Building upon the skills learned in Beginning Computers I. In this class, we will now learn how to create files, folders and when to use the notorious right-click. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-441-6750  esheehan@groton-ct.gov
LOCATION: Tech Center
There are 8 spaces available.

Building upon the skills learned in Beginning Computers I. In this class, we will now learn how to create files, folders and when to use the notorious right-click. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Groton Public Library at 860-441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a to register.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.441.6750
  esheehan@groton-ct.gov

LOCATION: Tech Center

There are 8 spaces available.