Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Saxton B. Little Free Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Monday, Jul. 1
319 Route 87
Sci-Fi Cinema: Moon
1:00pm
 Sci-Fi Cinema: Moon
Monday, Jul. 1, 1:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Sci-Fi CinemaThis week:MoonRated R, 1 hr., 37 min.Watch the movie, and join us afterwards for a brief discussion!Please arrive early to grab a seat and a snack before showtime!All screenings will include subtitles.No registration required. Adults only! Films subject to change.
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Story Time!
10:30 & 2:00
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 10:30 & 2:00
319 Route 87
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Full Moon Wildlife
10:30
 Full Moon Wildlife
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 10:30Full Moon Wildlife
319 Route 87
Learn about nighttime creatures and how the moon can change behavior.Meet a live nocturnal animal! Ages 4+ Limited to 30. Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
Columbia Stitchers
2:30-4:00pm
 Columbia Stitchers
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2:30-4:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Embroider?Want to ask a question, share a pattern, or just chat with some fellow crafters?Stop in the library onWednesdaysfrom 2:30-4:00pmfor this informal gathering and bring whatever you're working on!
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Hula Hooping with Judi Ann Jones!
3:00
Hula Hooping with Judi Ann Jones!
Friday, Jul. 5, 3:00Hula Hooping with Ju
319 Route 87
Families will learn waist hooping, tricks, and on and off body moves!Hoops will be provided for all ages @ YEOMANS HALL Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Monday, Jul. 8
319 Route 87
Sci-Fi Cinema: Children of Men
1:00pm
 Sci-Fi Cinema: Children of Men
Monday, Jul. 8, 1:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Sci-Fi CinemaThis week:Children of MenRated R, 1 hr., 49 min.Watch the movie, and join us afterwards for a brief discussion!Please arrive early to grab a seat and a snack before showtime!All screenings will include subtitles.No registration required. Adults only! Films subject to change.
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Story Time!
10:30 & 2:00
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 10:30 & 2:00
319 Route 87
Fiction Book Group: A Stranger in the House
6:30pm
Fiction Book Group: A Stranger in the House
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 6:30pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
A Stranger in the House by Shari LapenaTuesday, July 9th @ 6:30pmThis book group meets in the Library's programming room New members are always welcome -- please drop in!Copies of book group titles are available for pick-up at the Library.Questions? Contact Cait at 860-228-0350.
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Science Snoopers: Skunks!
10:30
 Science Snoopers: Skunks!
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 10:30Science Snoopers: Sk
319 Route 87
Learn all about skunks and make a (smelly) craft. Ages 4+    Limited to 24. Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
Columbia Stitchers
2:30-4:00pm
 Columbia Stitchers
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2:30-4:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Embroider?Want to ask a question, share a pattern, or just chat with some fellow crafters?Stop in the library onWednesdaysfrom 2:30-4:00pmfor this informal gathering and bring whatever you're working on!
Reporting to You
6:30pm
 Reporting to You
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 6:30pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Join photojournalist Ryan Bernat and anchor/reporter Sarah Cody of WTNH News 8 to learn about your evening news broadcast. These Emmy Award-winning journalists will share stories of their experience broadcasting the news of CT and answer your questions.Tuesday, July 10th @ 6:30pmplease call 860-228-...read more
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Beautiful Paper Bag Stars!
6:00
 Beautiful Paper Bag Stars!
Thursday, Jul. 11, 6:00Beautiful Paper Bag
319 Route 87
Make your own unique star!    Limited to 20. Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Mad Science: Space Technology!
3:00
 Mad Science: Space Technology!
Friday, Jul. 12, 3:00Mad Science: Space T
319 Route 87
Steer a laser beam through a laser maze. Discover everyday objects originally designed for use in space. Feel your way around radar and see why we make technology with stereo vision. Ages 4+ Limited to 24. Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Monday, Jul. 15
319 Route 87
Sci-Fi Cinema: The Martian
1:00pm
 Sci-Fi Cinema: The Martian
Monday, Jul. 15, 1:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Sci-Fi CinemaThis week:The MartianRated PG-13, 2 hr., 16 min.Watch the movie, and join us afterwards for a brief discussion!Please arrive early to grab a seat and a snack before showtime!All screenings will include subtitles.No registration required. Adults only! Films subject to change.
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Story Time!
10:30 & 2:00
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:30 & 2:00
319 Route 87
Connecticut Authors Trail: James Mustich
6:30pm
Connecticut Authors Trail: James Mustich
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 6:30pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Join us for our leg of the Connecticut Authors Trail and meet James Mustich, author of 1000 BOOKS TO READ BEFORE YOU DIE: A LIFE-CHANGING LIST. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing. Program includes a door prize and refreshments! Registration requested - call us at 860-228-0...read more
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Walking Book Club for Parents
10:30
 Walking Book Club for Parents
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:30Walking Book Club fo
319 Route 87
Meet in the Horace Porter parking lot. We will walk the track and discuss Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear, by Kim Brooks. Copies available at the library. Babies/children welcome. Rain Date: 7/22Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
Columbia Stitchers
2:30-4:00pm
 Columbia Stitchers
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2:30-4:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Embroider?Want to ask a question, share a pattern, or just chat with some fellow crafters?Stop in the library onWednesdaysfrom 2:30-4:00pmfor this informal gathering and bring whatever you're working on!
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TBR Book Talks: Here and Now and Then (Sci-Fi and Time Travel)
11:00am
TBR Book Talks: Here and Now and Then (Sci-Fi and Time Travel)
Thursday, Jul. 18, 11:00am
Saxton B. Little Free Library
This week, we'll talk about science fiction books and time travel texts, like OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon, 11/22/63 by Stephen King, and THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE by Audrey Niffennegger. Come with recommendations of your favorites of the genre, or just come to listen!No registration required ...read more
Intergalactic Art!
6:00
 Intergalactic Art!
Thursday, Jul. 18, 6:00Intergalactic Art!
319 Route 87
Have fun while making out-of-this-world art! Limited to 20. Registration is required.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Showtime Steve: The Human Variety Show!
2:00
Showtime Steve: The Human Variety Show!
Friday, Jul. 19, 2:00Showtime Steve: The
319 Route 87
Featuring fast-paced juggling, mind-blowing Houdini escape artistry, contortion (watch him fit his entire body through a tennis racket!), balancing tricks, and other amazing stunts and ​laughs for the ​whole family @YEOMANS HALLRegistration is required.You can call (860-228-...read more
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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Monday, Jul. 22
319 Route 87
Sci-Fi Cinema: The Matrix
1:00pm
 Sci-Fi Cinema: The Matrix
Monday, Jul. 22, 1:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Sci-Fi CinemaThis week:The MatrixRated R, 2 hr., 16 min.Watch the movie, and join us afterwards for a brief discussion!Please arrive early to grab a seat and a snack before showtime!All screenings will include subtitles.No registration required. Adults only! Films subject to change.
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Story Time!
10:30 & 2:00
 Story Time!
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30 & 2:00
319 Route 87
Nonfiction Book Group: Natural Causes
6:30pm
Nonfiction Book Group: Natural Causes
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 6:30pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer by Barbara EhrenreichTuesday, July 23rd @ 6:30pmThis book group meets in the Library's programming room New members are always welcome -- please drop in!Copies of book group titles are...read more
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Columbia Stitchers
2:30-4:00pm
 Columbia Stitchers
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2:30-4:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Embroider?Want to ask a question, share a pattern, or just chat with some fellow crafters?Stop in the library onWednesdaysfrom 2:30-4:00pmfor this informal gathering and bring whatever you're working on!
DIY Solar Ovens
3:00
 DIY Solar Ovens
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 3:00DIY Solar Ovens
319 Route 87
Build your own oven and use it to make s’mores!Limited to 20. Registration is required. Registration opens July 1st.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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TBR Book Talks: Oh the Horror! (Horror Fiction)
11:00am
TBR Book Talks: Oh the Horror! (Horror Fiction)
Thursday, Jul. 25, 11:00am
Saxton B. Little Free Library
This week, we'll talk about horror books, like THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE by Shirley Jackson, CARRIE by Stephen King, and CORALINE by Neil Gaiman. Come with recommendations of your favorites of the genre, or just come to listen!No registration required - but tea will be served! Feel free to brin...read more
Space Cakes (adult program)
3:30pm
 Space Cakes (adult program)
Thursday, Jul. 25, 3:30pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Space Cakes!
6:00
 Space Cakes!
Thursday, Jul. 25, 6:00Space Cakes!
319 Route 87
Decorate four outer space themed cupcakes with frosting & fondant! Ages 5+ Limited to 20. Registration is required. Registration opens July 1st.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Family Movie
2:00
 Family Movie
Friday, Jul. 26, 2:00Family Movie
319 Route 87
Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Rated PG. Snacks provided.   Limited to 40. Registration is required. Registration opens July 1st.You can call (860-228-0350) or stop by to register.
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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Monday, Jul. 29
319 Route 87
Sci-Fi Cinema: Her
1:00pm
 Sci-Fi Cinema: Her
Monday, Jul. 29, 1:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Sci-Fi CinemaThis week:HerRated R, 2 hr., 6 min.Watch the movie, and join us afterwards for a brief discussion!Please arrive early to grab a seat and a snack before showtime!All screenings will include subtitles.No registration required. Adults only! Films subject to change.
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Storyoga!
10:30 & 2:00
 Storyoga!
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:30 & 2:00
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Constellation Plates
6:00pm
 Constellation Plates
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 6:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
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Little Hands Art Workshop: Nature Art!
10:30
Little Hands Art Workshop: Nature Art!
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 10:30
319 Route 87
Columbia Stitchers
2:30-4:00pm
 Columbia Stitchers
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2:30-4:00pm
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Embroider?Want to ask a question, share a pattern, or just chat with some fellow crafters?Stop in the library onWednesdaysfrom 2:30-4:00pmfor this informal gathering and bring whatever you're working on!
   
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