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Tuesday September 26, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:30 PM One World Music with Chris Merwin  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Families with children ages 3-11

Join multi-talented musician Chris Merwin for this interactive multicultural trip around the world through music and imagination.

Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM Adult Crochet Workshop  
    Contact: Ryan Tice   203-261-0134   rtice@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening where we will talk about the basics of crochet.  If you're a knitter and have always wanted to learn to crochet, this program is for you!  We will begin with a discussion of yarns and hooks.  Then we will learn three of the basic stitches of crochet.  You will leave with a pattern that you can complete at home.  Please bring your own crochet hook.  Sizes H, I, J preferred.  Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby's First Story Time  
    Contact: Myla Perrelli   2032610134   mperrelli@eastonlibrary.org
   

Introduce your baby to their first rhymes, songs, and books. 15-minute open play time to follow. This program is for pre-walkers.

 

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Into to Coding: Python  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6th-8th
Continue learning to code with local high school student Rahul Kiefer.  You'll build upon last week's first Python session. Bring you own laptop if you like or use one of ours!

Registration for this series was required on 9/21 as the classes are cumulative.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday October 2, 2017
   4:15 PM Junior Book Club  
    Contact: Elizabeth   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Kids in 4th & 5th grade join us to discuss the book: How to Train your Dragon By Cressida Cowell

Copies of the book are available at Easton Public Library.

Snacks will be served!

    Location: Conference Room

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:15 PM Go Green Club  
    Contact: Myla Perrelli   2032610134   mperrelli@eastonlibrary.org
   

Get your hands dirty planting in our new pollinator garden. Dress for a mess! Registration is required.

Ages: K- 5th grade

 


Thursday October 5, 2017
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:15 PM Lego Master Builders  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

The sky’s the limit as you use your imagination to build your own creation!  Your Masterpiece will be on display for everyone to see!

This is a drop-in program for K- 5th grade.

 


Friday October 6, 2017
   10:00 AM Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Gina Orticelli     ginaorticelli@yahoo.com
   

All Friends members are welcome to attend.  Come and help us plan our events for the upcoming year.  We're always looking for fresh faces and new ideas!

    Location: Conference Room
   3:30 PM Teen Advisory Group  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

The group meets monthly and advises the Teen Librarian on what books to buy for the collection, programs to plan, and other special projects. This is a group for middle and high school students.

 


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

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Wednesday October 11, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

Discover what life was really like for New England's colonial women - and the challenges they encountered on a daily basis.  The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife not only makes audience members laugh and grimace, but it also honors our foremothers.  It's not about quilting bees and spinning wheels - it's an interactive presentation about the little-known issues faced by New England's colonial women.  This program is presented by teacher/author Velya Jancz-Urban.  Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:30 AM Year of Wonders Historical Fiction Book Discussion Meeting  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   203-261-0134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

  Join us for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Into to Coding: Python  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6th-8th  
This is the final of our three-part series in Python (coding) led by local high school student Rahul Kiefer.

Registration for this series was required on 9/21 as the classes are cumulative.

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:15 PM Bookworm Crafters  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a monthly read-aloud story and a special craft for the after school crowd. Our October program will be just in time for Halloween! Reading out loud is optional. Pre-readers are welcome! Registration is suggested.

Ages: Gr. K- 2nd

 


Friday October 13, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Creators & Innovators  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   203-261-0134   mrassulo@eastonlibary.org
   

Kids in 4th-8th Grades, join local innovator Mike Ogrinz and help us make a sign for our Innovation Space!
Registration is required.

 

 

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

Join us for a screening of The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13).  Popcorn included!

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday October 15, 2017
   3:00 PM Concert - Hot to Trot Trio  
    Contact:    203-261-9160   
   
Easton Arts Council presents a return performance of The Hot To Trot Trio in "Another Lighthearted Look At Romance".  The trio, composed of two singers and a pianist will delight you with a new hour long show of songs that take an amusing and slightly irreverent view of LOVE throughout the ages. Admission free,  donations accepted for Arts Council Activities. Reception to follow. Suitable for the entire family. For info 203-261-9160 or www.eastonartscouncill.org.
    Location: Library Community Room

Monday October 16, 2017
   4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM 3rd Grade Book Club  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Kids in 3rd grade join us to discuss Dory Fantasmagory, by Abby Hanlon.  Copies of the book are available at the Easton Public Library.   Please stop by our circulation desk to check out a copy, so that you can read the book before we meet to discuss it!  

Snacks will be served!

 

 

    Location: Conference Room

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM C2 Education’s SAT vs. ACT: Choosing the Best Test  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

High school college aptitude tests have changed greatly in the past several years. Deciding which test is right for you or your child can be a challenge. Join us as we explore the pros and cons of both tests while also exploring how questions differ and what test-prep looks like for each. Registration is required.

 


Wednesday October 18, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Minecraft Building Competition  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

 


Thursday October 19, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby's First Story Time  
    Contact: Myla Perrelli   2032610134   mperrelli@eastonlibrary.org
   

Introduce your baby to their first rhymes, songs, and books. 15-minute open play time to follow. This program is for pre-walkers.

 

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:15 PM Tail Waggin’ Tutors  
    Contact: Myla Perrelli   2032610134   mperrelli@eastonlibrary.org
   

Sign your readers (Gr. K-5) up for a session with Tail Waggin’ Tutors! Kids sign up for a 10-minute time slot to read to (and pet) a certified therapy dog. Sessions are by appointment only. Late arrivals will not be guaranteed a time slot.  To register, please email Myla at mperrelli@eastonlibrary.org

 

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

Join us for a discussion of Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

    Location: Conference Room

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

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

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Get in the Halloween mood with this presentation by William J. Hall, author of The World's Most Haunted House: The True Story of the Bridgeport Poltergeist on Lindley Street and The Haunted House Diaries: The True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town in the Center of a Paranormal Mystery.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.  Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday October 26, 2017
   2:15 PM Preschool Story Time  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Fairy House Making  
    Contact: Mary Beth Rassulo   2032610134   mrassulo@eastonlibrary.org
   

For kids in 4th & 5th Grade
Join local resident Susan Monaghan to learn how to make your very own Fairy House.  We'll have all the supplies you'll need to help you create a wonderful home for a fairy.

Registration is required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday October 27, 2017
   3:30 PM Haunted Gingerbread House Making  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

Join us as we make Haunted Gingerbread Houses for Halloween! Create on your own or with a friend.
Supplies are provided and registration is required. This program is for Gr. 6th-12th.

 


Sunday October 29, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carl Twickler   203-268-7126   ctwickler@optonline.net
   

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

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   10:30 AM Baby/ Toddler Bebop  
    Contact: Elizabeth Portillo   2032610134   eportillo@eastonlibrary.org
   

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

Ages: 6-36 months

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

Join us for stories and a craft!

    Location: Story Time Room

Thursday November 16, 2017
   7:00 PM Medicare & Beyond  
    Contact: Lynn Zaffino   203-261-0134   lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org
   

Lou Pelletier, a retirement and estate planner with American Senior Benefits, will discuss options and programs within Medicare, as well as the Medicare saving program, reverse mortgages, how to maximize Social Security, and more.

    Location: Library Community Room

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