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Summer Saturdays

Summer Saturday hours, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, June - August.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Author Visit & Craft

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: , Arts & Crafts, Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Elaine Alexander, author of the book Anglerfish: The Seadevil of the Deep (a NEW CT Nutmeg Award nominee!!!) will be visiting our library for a very special visit.  She will share a story, ocean flannel board activity, and an anglerfish craft

This event is in the "Children" group.

Cupcake Wars

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your team of 2 or 3 or come on your own to participate in a cupcake decorating challenge at the Barney library! Decorate your cupcakes based on 3 separate challenges! Will your cupcake win the round?

This event is in the "Children" group.

Empower STEM

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem-solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Adventure Quest

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Cross the moat to begin your quest, where you will create a custom shield, build a catapult to attack the dragon, concoct a wizard charm, and more!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Busy with Bugs! Bugs Galore!

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Busy with Bugs! Bugs Galore!  Enjoy the Thursday night fun with puppets, bug stories and a movie.  We will be making a glowing firefly craft.  This program is suited for ages 4 & up.

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Lab @ the Barney

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Empower STEM

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Lab @ the Barney

11:30am - 12:30pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Dragons Love Tacos Story time

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Do Dragons Love Tacos? Come and find out as we enjoy a story, activities, craft and a movie.  This program is best suited for ages 4 & up.

Registration is Required

This event is in the "Children" group.

Empower STEM

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem-solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Jester Jim

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

This is not your ordinary juggling show! With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim makes kids and adults alike laugh out loud as he performs his amazing beatbox intro and wild juggling and balance antics.  

This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids' Craft Buffet Night

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop-In Craft Night!!  A variety of age appropriate crafts will be in our activity room for your child to make.  Please choose only 1 craft, while supplies last.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Empower STEM

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Tween
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

9:15am - 10:15am
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type:
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For babies ages 0 to 12 months with their caregivers. Registration required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Empower STEM

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem-solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

A Royal Storytime

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join us for A Very Royal Storytime where everyone can be a prince or princess. We will enjoy a story and then each child will be able to decorate their very own crown or tiara to take home. Costumes are welcome and encouraged!

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Creating Musical Readers

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra's 'Creating Musical Readers' is a musical literacy program for children ages 10 and under.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Empower STEM

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

EmpowerSTEM is a program for kids aged 7-12 that fosters hands-on exploration and problem solving through interactive activities and experiments, igniting curiosity and creativity.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time at Hein Farm, Farmington

11:00am - 11:45am
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Meet us at Hein Farm, 303 Meadow Road, Farmington for a farm story time, music, and a tour.  We will meet to the left of the farm store in the picnic area.  Parking will be in the large grassy area, on the left side of the property, clos

This event is in the "Children" group.

Read to a Dog

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: ,
Event Details:

Please call the Library at 860-673-6791 to schedule your very own one-on-one reading time with a certified therapy dog.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours to snuggle and read.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Read to a Dog

9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: ,
Event Details:

Please call the Library at 860-673-6791 to schedule your very own one-on-one reading time with a certified therapy dog.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours to snuggle and read.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Lab @ the Barney

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Lab @ the Barney

11:30am - 12:30pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Library Lawn
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Performances, Celebrations
Event Details:

Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading program with CabareT's performance of DISNEY MAGIC, featuring a century of musical favorites from Disney stage, screen, and theme parks.  Perfect for children, teens, and adults, this concert wi