Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at East Hampton Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 18 & 25; July 9 & 16; August 6 & 13)
Did you know that Teen Librarian Keri ran a lunchtime book club at the Middle School this year, just for 6th graders? It was so much fun, she wants to keep it going all summer long! Students entering 6th grade in the fall, along with 7th graders bidding 6th grade goodbye, are invited to join the Summer Lunch Bunch. Bring your lunch and the book you’re currently reading for an hour of book chat, crafts, and activities.  
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:30 pm
Book Club gets outside for the summer, meeting at the picnic shelter at Sears Park. Bring your own comfy chair and come together to read and discuss the monthly selection. Copies of the month’s book are available for checkout at the circulation desk.   
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:15 am (Wednesdays at 10:15am)
A storytime just for toddlers that includes music, movement, a short book, and lots of free play! Ages 18 months-3 years. Drop ins and siblings welcome. Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 11:15 am (Wednesdays at 11:15am)
Designed for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers, this program includes longer stories and a simple craft to build school readiness skills, and is a great way to interact with other families in the community. Drop ins and siblings welcome. Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Dungeons & Dragons:
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Join us for an exciting journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons! No previous playing experience required. We will provide basic, fifth edition characters; all supplies included.
Baby Rhyme Time
Thursday, Jun. 20, 10:15 AM
A story time program for children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. This early literacy program combines music & movement, bounce & lapsit, fingerplays, puppets and playtime.  Introduce your baby to the library, make new friends, find your happy place!

Held in the library community room. Siblings welcome, register online.
Thursday, Jun. 20, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Drop into the Library Community Room with your current craft project and enjoy the company of other creative community members. Optionally, bring your own brown-bag lunch. The Library will have some craft supplies (crochet hooks, yarn stash, glue guns, scissors, etc.) on hand.
Thursday, Jun. 20, 2:00-4:00 p.m. (Thursdays, June 20; July 11; August 3 & 22)
Need a little help with your personal technology? Curious about eBooks and audio and all the digital resources the Library has to offer? We can help! Drop by the Library during our dedicated Tech Help times and let us help you figure it all out! No registration required, just bring your device with you.  
Summer Reading Kick
Friday, Jun. 21, 5:00-7:00pm
Head over to the fields at Center School to sign up for this year's Summer Reading Program! Enjoy a free donut from Dude’s Donuts, have your face painted by Epoch Arts, compete against your friends on our inflatable obstacle course, pet some adorable goats from Circle K farm, and take your turn in our Ticket Tornado to snag some extra raffle tickets! 
No registration required, all ages welcome! Sponsored by Town of East Hampton.
Teacher Read-Aloud S
Monday, Jun. 24, 4:00 pm
Want to meet your new teacher before the first day, or say hi to an old favorite? Join us for our Summer Read-Aloud Series! Center and Memorial School teachers will be reading stories at the Library. All ages welcome. Drop in! No registration required. 
On Monday, June 24, come and see Memorial School teachers Mrs. Val Ballek & Ms. Heather Vigue, Center school teacher Mrs. Kat Langdon, and incoming Superintendent of Schools Mr. Tim Van Tasel.
Make Your Own Lanter
Monday, Jun. 24, 6:30 pm
Make your own lantern that really glows! We will decorate our lantern using a technique that looks like stained glass, then light it up with the help of an LED tealight candle.   Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 18 & 25; July 9 & 16; August 6 & 13)
Did you know that Teen Librarian Keri ran a lunchtime book club at the Middle School this year, just for 6th graders? It was so much fun, she wants to keep it going all summer long! Students entering 6th grade in the fall, along with 7th graders bidding 6th grade goodbye, are invited to join the Summer Lunch Bunch. Bring your lunch and the book you’re currently reading for an hour of book chat, crafts, and activities.  
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 6:30 pm
Are you a travel enthusiast with a well-worn passport and TSA PreCheck status? Or do you aspire to pack your bags and see the world some day? Either way, this discussion group is for you! While each month will have a guest traveler with a story to tell, everyone is invited to share their travel memories or future plans.  
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 10:15 am (Wednesdays at 10:15am)
A storytime just for toddlers that includes music, movement, a short book, and lots of free play! Ages 18 months-3 years. Drop ins and siblings welcome. Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 11:15 am (Wednesdays at 11:15am)
Designed for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers, this program includes longer stories and a simple craft to build school readiness skills, and is a great way to interact with other families in the community. Drop ins and siblings welcome. Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Read to a Therapy Do
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 4:00pm-5:00 pm
Fight against summer learning loss by practicing with a canine buddy! Readers will be assigned a 15-minute time slot to read to a certified therapy dog. This is a great opportunity to read aloud in a comfortable environment, which can help improve comprehension and confidence!  Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library.
Thursday, Jun. 27, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Drop into the Library Community Room with your current craft project and enjoy the company of other creative community members. Optionally, bring your own brown-bag lunch. The Library will have some craft supplies (crochet hooks, yarn stash, glue guns, scissors, etc.) on hand.
Touch-a-Truck Storyt
Friday, Jun. 28, 10:30 am
Explore different construction vehicles at this hands-on storytime event at Seamster Park! Brought to you in partnership with East Hampton Public Works. 
Little People, Big A
Monday, Jul. 1, 10:30 AM (June 3, June 10, July 1, July 29, August 5)
Adventure storytime and a craft for little people! Each week will have a different topic (tigers, rainbows, etc). We'll sing a song or two, read a story, and create a themed project. Simple methods for first time crafters - gluing, coloring, and having fun! This program is for ages 2-5 and their caregiver. Registration recommended. 
Monday, Jul. 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Curious about how fossils are formed? Learn some fossil facts and then make your very own to take home!
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