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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
This volunteer group meets once a month to plan teen events, work on projects with the library's collection, and more! Community service hours will be awarded. Open to teens in grades 9-12. Registration Required.  ...

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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Kate Emery Art Reception

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Description
Join artist Kate Emery for a reception for her exhibit Close to Home: Farmington Valley Landscapes Saturday, October 16, 1:00 to 3:00pm in the Jay Johnston Community Room.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Modernistics Quintet: The 20s Roar Again!

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Library Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Garmany Music Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
The Modernistics Quintet: The 20s Roar Again! The Modernistics celebrate the 1920s with hit songs, high-energy tap dance numbers, and exuberant instrumentals by the great tunesmiths of the day - George Gershwin, ...

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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Barney in a Bag: Fun Crafts for School Age Kids!  Register to pick up your craft kit. Most materials will be included but you will need to have some materials at home such as glue, crayons or markers. Registration required. Ages 5 and up. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Messy Monday Pick Up Craft

All Day
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Let's get Messy at Home! (But not too messy!)  Register for a take-home hands-on craft! Most materials will be in the take-home bag but please have some at home such as glue sticks, washable markers etc.  Registration required. Ages...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Onederful Ones

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For one-year olds and their caregivers. A fun filled half-hour featuring finger plays, books, and lots of music and movement. You will receive a personal bag of props during each class.  This will eliminate the spread of germs! Class si...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bite-Sized Science - Take Home

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For children ages 3-6. Registration Required for each individual program.  Take-Home This program offers a fun way to learn simple scientific concepts and conduct experiments. Activity bags with instructions for each program will be available...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dial-a-Story

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:
Call us at 860-673-6791, choose option 8, and then select what type of recording you would like to hear - a picture book story, a poem, a relaxation story, a Polish language story or rhyme, or a joke or riddle.  Recordings change each Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Mystery Craft Kit

All Day
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Sign up for a mystery craft! Kits will be a fun surprise--you never know what you'll get! This program is open to teens in grades 7-12. Registration Required. You can pick up reserved bags starting 10/19/21 at 2:30pm. ...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Zoom Dance Party

9:30am - 10:00am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Come Move and Groove with Miss Amy - let's have a virtual party!  We will read a favorite book and do some dancing! Tell your grown-ups to put on their dancing shoes and be ready to move and groove!  Register to receive the Zoom invit...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pint-Sized Picassos -Take and Make

9:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Each week pick up a take-home art project for your child to complete with parental guidance. Each project will explore a different medium and will aim to focus on both early literacy and fine motor skills. Registration required - please note that ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Chess for Beginners

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For children ages 5-12. Registration Required.  A professional chess coach and player from DIG USA will be teaching a virtual beginner’s chess class. This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn more about chess and to apply those str...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Snack 'n Go

All Day
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
FHS and IAR students are invited to stop by the Adult Services Desk on the second floor of the library after school to grab their snack and coloring page to-go bag! This program is open to teens in grades 7-12. Registration Required. You can pi...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
For caregivers of babies ages 0 to 12 months. Registration Required.  Perfect for our littlest patrons, this 20 – 25 minute storytime enriches the language learning abilities of babies through the use of sto...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pop Through the Pages with Miss Trish

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Registration Required.   Picture books with a twist!   Picture books come to “life” told in an engaging and interactive way. Class size will be limited and we will meet in the large Community Room...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Learn to Knit

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn to Knit.  This beginner program is best suited for kids ages 7-12.  We will provide needles and yarn to begin.  Let's knit a project together! Class size will be limited; children are required to wear masks.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

PJ Storytime - Facebook Live Virtual Event

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
Ages 0-7.  Join us on Facebook Live (@FLKIDSPLACE) for a relaxing, interactive storytime that will help  your child wind down at the end of the day.  Get cozy in your PJs and with your favorite stuffie or blanket from the comfort of...
This event is in the "Children" group.

PJ Storytime - In-person Class

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 0-7. Registration Required – please note that each class will have its own individual registration; registering for one class does not register you for all of them. Please register every child that will be attending. Join us in-person or on F...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Due to current health and safety concerns, the Board will meet on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please check the calendar f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Author Talk: David Mucci

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Meet the author and learn more about the writing experience! Emergency Room physician turned fantasy writer D.A. Mucci delivers an epic tale in his debut novel Ignatius and the Swords of Nostaw. Readers will be able to meet the book’s no...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots & Tunes & Tales

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2 to 5 with caregiver. Registration Required – please note that each class will have its own individual registration; registering for one class does not register you for all of them. Please register all children that will be ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Celebrate October

10:00am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 2 - 4. Celebrate the season!  Come for a special story time and craft. Sing and dance, be prepared to get messy!

PLEASE REGISTER

Celebrate the Month! Join Miss Amy for a special outdoor storytime and a craft!  Registration required. Ages 2-5 Space is limited due to small class size. Please register for only one class either 10 AM or 11 AM. If you have more than one ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Thriving Threes!

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For three-year-olds and their caregivers. Registration Required.  This storytime weaves the development of language and listening skills into a fun-filled program of read-alouds, flannel board activitie...