Join us for this popular and annually enjoyable New Years celebration ready made for the littlest people in our community. Take a pop-pop stroll on our bubble wrap walk of fame; craft a fabulous holiday hat, and dance, dance, dance your little feet into the new year!
Melissa Morton, local resident and representative of the Connecticut State Department on Aging, presents on long-term care planning for the aging and disabled and support services for family and caregivers. Anyone with an aging parent/relative will find this program timely and relevant.
Join us for an open informational forum about water and its chemistry, led by professionals from East Hampton, family-owned business H2O. Learn about what is and is not a health risk in your homebound water. No sales pitch here; just clear information for you to evaluate and consider.
Come join us for a five-week series of exciting programs based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)! In week one, we'll be looking at science. Satisfy your curiosity by conducting simple science experiments and creating your own polymer bouncing ball. For 2nd and 3rd graders.
Think young. Think talented. Think of all the very young people you've seen audition for TV talent shows. Now it's time to think Connecticut and join us for a concert with Connor Wallowitz, a 13 year-old singer/songwriter who's sure to amaze you with his vibrant voice, smooth musical skills, and enormous heart. For all ages.
Robert Downey Jr. plays an urban lawyer who heads back to his rural home when his father, a judge, is implicated as a murder suspect in this comedy-drama from Warner Bros. Vera Farmiga, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Billy Bob Thornton head up the rest of the starring cast. Library staff member Phil Carr leads the program.
Math gone wild! Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's, where you'll build stuff, make music, and play games... math will never be the same! In this session, build geometric shapes with glowsticks, explore Egypt, and create glowing pyramids. For 4th and 5th grade kiddos.
Come join us for a five-week series of exciting programs based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)! In week two, we'll be looking at technology. What can you do with a toothbrush, some googly eyes, and a battery? Brush Bots! Come make your very own mini-robots and watch what they can do! For 2nd and 3rd graders.
Join us for a fun-filled day that comes complete with games, giveaways, music, face painting that'll rock your socks, and other fabulous activities for the whole family. We're working on the details as we speak. Take Your Child to the Library and please do expect surprises!
What's not to love about bubble wrap? Use every kid's favorite poppin' material to make a cutie crocodile that's likely to be a great addition to your reptile craft collection. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.
Take a trip down memory lane with a floor-by-floor tour of Connecticut’s favorite department store. You will also hear the story of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the woman who made every shopping experience a joy. Presented by the Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library.
Enjoy this magical documentary about the extraordinary variety of wild birds that can be observed both seasonally and year-round in Central Park, the only 'wild' piece of territory in the New York City area along the migratory route. After watching this film, you may find yourself wanting to get out your binoculars and do some birding yourself. Watch the trailer.
It seems that owls have always been surrounded by an air of mystery, probably because most are nocturnal and not easily spotted in the wild. This is your chance to be only a few feet away from two eastern screech owls, a barn owl, a barred owl, and a great-horned owl! Discover the extraordinary features of owls, including exceptional eyesight, hearing, and ability to fly silently. Presented by Horizon Wings.
Come join us for a five-week series of exciting programs based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)! In week three, we'll be looking at engineering. Put your LEGO building skills to the ultimate challenge: design and create an earthquake-proof building using LEGOS and other common household products. For 2nd and 3rd graders.
Math gone wild! Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's, where you'll build stuff, make music, and play games... math will never be the same! In this session, make pan flutes from milk shake straws, use decible-meters to measue sound levels, and create your own musical instruments with household items. For 4th and 5th grade kiddos.
Enjoy traditional music and dance of the Scottish Highlands with Maggie Carchrie, 1995 winner of the US Gaelic Mod in Gaelic singing, and world-class bagpiper, Thomas Leigh. Maggie will present songs in English, Scots and Gaelic in an informative yet fun very manner, accompanied by guitar and world percussion.
Use an oh-so common and familiar household staple -- the cotton swab -- to make a hippity hoppin' bunny ready for a spring adventure. Make one at the library and make others at home to give to your family and friends. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.