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:
Friday, Jun. 5, 10:00am
Having trouble deciding what books to place on hold for curbside pickup? Miss April is here to "unbox" some new children's books that we have at the library. This week she will be sharing some of the the Elementary Nutmeg Book Award nominees. Like the books that you see?

You can call the library, 860-267-6621, or go to the catalog https://eh.catalog.lionlibraries.org/  to place these books on hold!

For more children's reading suggestions, click here: https://easthamptonpubliclibrary.org/kids/suggested-reading-lists/
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
STEAM Series: Toothp
Thursday, Jun. 11, 3:00pm
Miss Nessa will be sharing weekly videos all summer long that have science, technology, art, engineering, and math activities. Put your engineering skills to the test to create a towering structure! 

You’ll need: 
  • Toothpicks (a lot of them!) 
  • Mini marshmallows, small gumdrops, or jelly beans, or play doh or clay
 
Friday, Jun. 12, 10:00am
Story time, any time. Join Miss Jondahl for some of her favorite rhymes and songs from our library's early literacy prorams! 

This program is available any time on Facebook Video starting June 12, 10:00am. 
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
STEAM Series: Engine
Thursday, Jun. 18, 3:00pm
Miss Nessa will be sharing weekly videos all summer long that have science, technology, art, engineering, and math activities!

How strong is a piece of paper? Fold and manipulate paper, then put it to the test with these challenges! 

You’ll need: 
  • Construction paper 
  • Index cards (or cardstock cut into 3” x 5” rectangles) 
  • Tin cans (full) or other sturdy items to hold end of a bridge 
  • Tape 
  • Scissors
  • Books (or other flat, heavy items) 
  • Several small items, all the same (to test bridge) 
Friday, Jun. 19, 10:00am
Having trouble deciding what books to place on hold for curbside pickup? Miss April is here to "unbox" some new children's books that we have at the library. This week she will be sharing some of the the Intermediate Nutmeg Book Award nominees.

Like the books that you see? You can call the library, 860-267-6621, or go to the catalogue https://eh.catalog.lionlibraries.org/  to place these books on hold!
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
Summer Reading Kicko
Friday, Jun. 26, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE!

Join us for a virtual musical variety show with Fiddle N’ Fun!  Then sign up for Summer Reading and receive your "Hero's Journey" Adventure Guide. In addition to singing, listening games, and movement, Fiddle N’ Fun includes Suzuki-style activities using simple one-stringed instruments. Fiddlestix are fun, durable, and have been proven to prepare young listeners for learning the violin. Highly interactive and full of fun! 
Monday, Jun. 29, 4:00 p.m.

Tweens and teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join graphic artist Marek Bennet on a quest to create original comics that ONLY THEY can draw! Participants will create 1+ pages of original comics under Marek's guidance, and go home with the ability to continue creating comics all summer long. Better still, participants will have a chance to check in with Marek via Zoom one month after the program to receive feedback on additional work that they have done. 

Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:00am
Story time, any time. Join Miss Jondahl for some of her favorite rhymes and songs from our library's early literacy prorams! 

This program is available any time on Facebook Video starting July 2, 10:00am. 
Friday, Jul. 3
The library will be CLOSED Friday July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day. 
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
Thursday, Jul. 9, 1:00pm (Thursdays July 9, 16, 23, & 30)
The library is teaming up with our neighbors at the senior center this summer for a 4-week virtual Book Buddies series. We'll get together on Zoom to listen to a story read by senior volunteers. We'll get to know each other with some icebreaker games. Finally, we'll finish off with a craft activity that goes along with the day's story!  

Book buddies is open to families with children aged 7 - 12. Siblings welcome! We will be coordinating craft packs for each child, so registration is required. When you register for one class, you will automatically be registered for all four.

Are you a senior interested in volunteering as a Book Buddy? Call the Senior Center at  860-267-4426  Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library and East Hampton Senior Center.
Fairy Tea Party Ages
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 10:00am
Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to learn all about the MyPlate fairies! You’ll meet the Dairy, Fruit, Vegetable, Grain and Protein Fairies and learn all about the foods they love. Wear your best fairy costume, and you’ll learn how to make a nutritious and delicious treat that fairies love!

Our snack will be edible fairy wands, and you will need the following: skewers or long pretzel sticks, assorted fruit (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, grapes, etc), bread, peanut/almond butter or jam and a cookie cutter (any shape!). You will receive materials to print at home before this program begins.

This program is most appropriate for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. Registration is required for this program, and opens on July 1. 
Thursday, Jul. 16, 1:00pm (Thursdays July 9, 16, 23, & 30)
The library is teaming up with our neighbors at the senior center this summer for a 4-week virtual Book Buddies series. We'll get together on Zoom to listen to a story read by senior volunteers. We'll get to know each other with some icebreaker games. Finally, we'll finish off with a craft activity that goes along with the day's story!  

Book buddies is open to families with children aged 7 - 12. Siblings welcome! We will be coordinating craft packs for each child, so registration is required. When you register for one class, you will automatically be registered for all four.

Are you a senior interested in volunteering as a Book Buddy? Call the Senior Center at  860-267-4426  Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library and East Hampton Senior Center.
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:00am
Story time, any time. Join Miss Jondahl for some of her favorite rhymes and songs from our library's early literacy prorams! 

This program is available any time on Facebook Video starting July 17, 10:00am. 
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 10:00am
Ms. April will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom for child & caregiver ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Join us for stories, songs, and to interact with other families in the community!

Use this link to access the virtual story time: 
https://zoom.us/j/792259827

Already have the Zoom app? Use this meeting code to log in:
Meeting Code: 792-259-827

Other helpful information about zoom:
1. Download the Zoom app to your Android/Apple device or to your computer at zoom.us
2. Join our meeting with a code which can be found on each event flyer. You can also dial in to the meeting.
3. Be sure your audio and video are enabled. It might take you a few minutes to turn everything on.
4. More questions? Call us at 860-267-6621.
Thursday, Jul. 23, 1:00pm (Thursdays July 9, 16, 23, & 30)
The library is teaming up with our neighbors at the senior center this summer for a 4-week virtual Book Buddies series. We'll get together on Zoom to listen to a story read by senior volunteers. We'll get to know each other with some icebreaker games. Finally, we'll finish off with a craft activity that goes along with the day's story!  

Book buddies is open to families with children aged 7 - 12. Siblings welcome! We will be coordinating craft packs for each child, so registration is required. When you register for one class, you will automatically be registered for all four.

Are you a senior interested in volunteering as a Book Buddy? Call the Senior Center at  860-267-4426  Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library and East Hampton Senior Center.
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