Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activities and books is fun and engaging for little learners and a caregiver. Class size is limited. Register online for each class you plan to attend. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation: 203-426-3851.
The most important and hardest element of a small business owner’s role is handling people. But building a harmonious team requires careful attention to the staff as well as polishing your own management skills.
Do you waste valuable hours dealing with workplace conflict? Do you find yourself attending to the same silly problems over and over again because the issues never get resolved? In this introduction to conflict management in the workplace and beyond you’ll learn how to more productively and confidently respond. Register for the management skills webinar here.
Children will put their critical thinking skills to work, using the large- scale building materials purchased using a grant from the Friends of the Library. Kids will work together as they explore force and motion, cause and effect and other basic principles of physics, while having fun! For children ages 4-6 with an adult caregiver. Please register.
The key to drawing well is practice. A great way to practice is to keep a sketchbook. How do you stay motivated to use it? One way is by having fun sketching with others!
Come to the Young Adult Department Thursdays for an hour of dedicated sketching time. Spend a relaxing afternoon doodling, drawing, and sketching with Darcy, a former comic creator and illustrator.
All skill levels are welcome. Sketchbooks and materials will be provided.
This program is for ages 7 - 18. Registration is not required.
Join us for Carm's Kids Book Club, a version of our Carm's Classics Club made just for kids ages 6 - 12! This meeting we follow Mary's adventure in Ann Clare LeZotte's Show Me a Sign!
Mary Lambert has always felt safe and protected on her beloved island of Martha's Vineyard. Many people there -- including Mary -- are deaf, and nearly everyone can communicate in sign language. Mary has never felt isolated. She is proud of her lineage. But recent events have delivered winds of change. Mary's brother died, leaving her family shattered. Tensions over land disputes are mounting between English settlers and the Wampanoag people. And a cunning young scientist has arrived, hoping to discover the origin of the island's prevalent deafness...
Carm's Kids Book Club is open to kids ages 6 - 12 and their parents. All participants will receive a copy of Show Me a Sign that they may keep. Copies are available for pickup at the Young Adult desk for participants. This is a hybrid program. You can join us in person or virtually through Zoom.
Space is limited. Registration is required to receive a copy of the book and the Zoom link. This program is brought to you by the generous funding of the Friends of C.H. Booth Library.