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:
Monday, Oct. 26, 4:00pm
New this year! The library offers fun and educational after school programming for children in grades 6-8 during the school year. To account for extra transportation  and distance learning time, this year’s after school events will take place at 4:00pm. 

Oct 26 - Paint Night! 
Paint a spooky painting with help from the artists at Epoch Arts! 
 
Registration is required. Zoom links and curbside art kits to follow!
  
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 3:00pm

Come together to plan and create events and programs you want! Provide input to expand our YA/Teen collection. Share your knowledge, creativity and interests to make the East Hampton Public Library a place you love to be engaged with!

While we accept all students in 8th-12th grade, Teen Advisory Board requires a monthly commitment and participation, upon registration you will receive an application and agreement to be completed prior to our first meeting.

Registration and Applications are being taken now! 

Our first meeting will be via Zoom on September 22nd
Zoom link will be provided soon!

Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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!

Would you like weekly reminders for storytime? Click register now to get started!
Note: There is no registration limit. You only need to register once to be will be listed for all events. 

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.
Animal Adventures Ag
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4:00pm
Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to roar like a lion, stomp like an elephant, and grab your safari hat for our new after-school story time series! Explore a different animal each week by singing songs, listening to a story, and creating a craft of that week’s animal adventure.  

This program includes grab and go craft kits that we make together on Zoom. Separate registration is required for each event.  

October 28, November 4, 4:00pm
Come Write In: Prepa
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Want to participate in November's National Novel Writing Month and don't know where to start? Join the Library as we help you prepare using NaNoWriMo's own Prep 101 guide!
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 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!

Would you like weekly reminders for storytime? Click register now to get started!
Note: There is no registration limit. You only need to register once to be will be listed for all events. 

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.
Animal Adventures Ag
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 4:00pm
Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to roar like a lion, stomp like an elephant, and grab your safari hat for our new after-school story time series! Explore a different animal each week by singing songs, listening to a story, and creating a craft of that week’s animal adventure.  

This program includes grab and go craft kits that we make together on Zoom. Separate registration is required for each event.  
 
Come Write In: Weekl
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo begins! Meet up with fellow writers weekly as we check in, motivate each other, and help workshop any obstacles as we work toward our 50,000 word goal!
Fribrary Grades 4-5
Friday, Nov. 6, 4:00pm
November 6 Grades 4-5 - Artist Investigation
Pointillism, soup cans, and impressionists, oh my! We'll discover famous artists, and craete some art of our own. 

The library offers fun and educational after school programming for children in grades 2-5 on Fridays during the school year. To account for extra transportation  and distance learning time, this year’s after school events will take place at 4:00pm. 
 
Registration is required. Zoom links and shopping lists to follow!
Monday, Nov. 9, 4:00pm
New this year! The library offers fun and educational after school programming for children in grades 6-8 during the school year. To account for extra transportation  and distance learning time, this year’s after school events will take place at 4:00pm. 

Nov 9th -Robotics! 
Create a hand that actually moves!
 
Registration is required. Zoom links and curbside kits to follow!
  
Why Eating Locally M
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join Jess Stone, owner of Cold Spring Farm in East Haddam, in discussion about what eating means on the local level, how this benefits your overall health, and how it helps preserve local farming and build a strong local economy in sustainable ways.
Come Write In: Weekl
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo is underway! Meet up with fellow writers weekly as we check in, motivate each other, and help workshop any obstacles as we work toward our 50,000 word goal!
Footprints Grades 2-
Friday, Nov. 13, 4:00pm
November 13 Grades 2-3 - Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Design a thanksgiving centerpiece fit for your table this holiday! 

The library offers fun and educational after school programming for children in grades 2-5 on Fridays during the school year. To account for extra transportation  and distance learning time, this year’s after school events will take place at 4:00pm. 
 
Registration is required. Zoom links and curbside art kits to follow!
New! Take & Make Tee
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2:00pm
Each month the Library debuts three take and make activity kits! One for teens, one for school age children and one for our littlest learners. Reserve your kit online on our website and pick it up in person or curbside.

November is turkey month! You'll receive all the materials needed to make Gratitude Leaves to hang in your home!

Registration begins the first of the month, and pickup begins the third Tuesday of the month. 
Take and Make Kids -
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2:00pm
Each month the Library debuts three take and make activity kits! One for teens, one for school age children and one for our littlest learners. Reserve your kit online on our website and pick it up in person or curbside.

November is turkey month! If you would like curated book selections for your child alongside your kit, please include your library card number. 

Registration begins the first of the month, and pickup begins the third Tuesday of the month. 
Take and Make Little
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2:00pm
Each month the Library debuts three take and make activity kits! One for teens, one for school age children and one for our littlest learners. Reserve your kit online on our website and pick it up in person or curbside.

November is turkey month! If you would like curated book selections for your child alongside your kit, please include your library card number. 

Registration begins the first of the month, and pickup begins the third Tuesday of the month. 
Book Club - Evvie Dr
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion on Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes. Copies available for checkout at the circulation desk.




 
Stories and Songs -
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 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!

Would you like weekly reminders for storytime? Click register now to get started!
Note: There is no registration limit. You only need to register once to be will be listed for all events. 

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.
Come Write In: Weekl
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo continues! Meet up with fellow writers weekly as we check in, motivate each other, and help workshop any obstacles as we work toward our 50,000 word goal!
Book Club - Evvie Dr
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a discussion on Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes. Copies available for checkout at the circulation desk.
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