Stop by the Children's Room and join our fall reading program. Pick up your first reading sheet (the pumpkin) and read five books. Return your completed sheet to the library for a special prize and pick up your next reading sheet. Program ends on October 31 and is geared for ages 2-8.
Registration for our fall storytime session will begin Monday, October 4 for residents and Tuesday, October 5 for non-residents. Registration is required for all storytimes. Masks will be required for everyone ages 2 & up. Programs will be held in the Blake Room and space is limited. Call the library at 860-763-3501 to register.
Children ages 12-24 months will meet on Mondays at 10:30am beginning October 25.
Children ages 24-36 months will meet on Wednesdays at 10:30am beginning October 27.
Children 3-5 years will meet on Thursdays at 1:30pm beginning October 21 or Fridays at 10:30am beginning October 22.
Monday Matinee: City of Lies (Rated R - 102 minutes)
Monday, October 18 at 1pm. Police Drama. Los Angeles Police Department detective Russell Poole has spent years trying to solve his biggest case -- the murders of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur -- but after two decades, the investigation remains open. Jack Jackson, a reporter desperate to save his reputation and career, is determined to find out why. In search of the truth, the two team up and unravel a growing web of institutional corruption and lies
POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE - Monday, October 18th at 6:30 p.m. Beyond the Breed: Exploring Dog DNA. This adult program presented by the CT Humane Society will test your knowledge of different dog breeds and teach attendees how genetics contribute to pet health. Have a dog, or thinking about adding one to your family in the future? Find out more about different types of dogs with us! To register, call the library at 860-763-3501.
Wednesday, October 20th at 6:00 p.m. - Teen Movie: Hocus Pocus (1993 PG 96 minutes) Join us for a Halloween classic! After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
Begins October 28, Thursdays at 10:30 am. This virtual storytime is for ages 2-5 with parents. We will read stories, sing songs and make a craft together over Zoom. Register online to receive a Zoom link for the program. We will provide you with a craft packet each week that will be available for pickup at the library.
For ages 2-5 with parents. We will read stories, sing songs and make a craft. Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed friend. Register online for this program.