Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Willimantic Public Library and other community locations! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
 
In front of the library
Monday, Aug. 2, 2:00 pm
Join us for some fun dinosaur STEM activities, including using chemistry to "hatch" your own dinosaur!
Memorial Park
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 11:00 am
Ms Helen helps us write about animals.
Online
Thursday, Aug. 5, 6:00 pm
This summer enjoy monthly webinars on Connecticut’s wildlife and the challenges facing them. The topics extend on articles featured in this summer’s issues of Connecticut Wildlife, a bimonthly publication available through the Wildlife Division of CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Meet state biologists and outreach specialists involved in the research of our local wildlife as they talk about current wildlife conservation issues. Webinars are presented at 6:00 pm. Registration is required.
June 17 - Summer Birds- Our Neotropical Residents
July 8 - Ovenbirds and Wood Thrush, Research and the CT Bird Atlas
August 5 - One Bird, Two Climates- A Look at Shorebirds
August 26 - Bats!
In front of the library
Monday, Aug. 9, 2:00 pm
Make marble paper with shaving cream with Mr Carlos.
Memorial Park
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 11:00 am
More TALES about TAILS with Ms Ginny from DEEP.
Book Folding
Willimantic Public Library
Thursday, Aug. 12
Pick up a kits to fold an animal design out of a book.  Choose Fish, Seahorse or Cat.
 
Rec Park
Thursday, Aug. 12, 3:00 pm
Join us at Rec Park for games and prizes! Get your tail moving!
Willimantic Public Library
Thursday, Aug. 12, 6:30 pm
Come talk with Ms Grabek about Black Brother, Black Brother, one of Windham Middle's School's summer reading books. WMS students earn extra points on their summer reading assignment for attending! You can choose if you want to join us in person at the library (there will be pizza!) or join us on Google Meet. Register to receive Google Meet link.
In front of the library
Monday, Aug. 16, 2:00 pm
Work on a community art project with Ms Kate.
Memorial Park
Tuesday, Aug. 17, 11:00 am
Run your tails off! Join us for Field Day at Memorial Park!
Memorial Park
Tuesday, Aug. 24, 11:00 am
Come see what kinds of TAILS Tara Farm brings to town!
Online
Thursday, Aug. 26, 6:00 pm
This summer enjoy monthly webinars on Connecticut’s wildlife and the challenges facing them. The topics extend on articles featured in this summer’s issues of Connecticut Wildlife, a bimonthly publication available through the Wildlife Division of CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Meet state biologists and outreach specialists involved in the research of our local wildlife as they talk about current wildlife conservation issues. Webinars are presented at 6:00 pm. Registration is required.
June 17 - Summer Birds- Our Neotropical Residents
July 8 - Ovenbirds and Wood Thrush, Research and the CT Bird Atlas
August 5 - One Bird, Two Climates- A Look at Shorebirds
August 26 - Bats!
Online Writers Group
Online
Thursday, Aug. 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
Monthly writing group
Willimantic Public Library
Thursday, Aug. 26, 6:30 pm
Come talk with Ms Lisa about Be Prepared, one of Windham Middle's School's summer reading books. WMS students earn extra points on their summer reading assignment for attending! You can choose if you want to join us in person at the library (there will be pizza!) or join us on Google Meet. Register to receive Google Meet link.
Willimantic Public Library
Monday, Sep. 6
We will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021 for the Labor Day holiday.
Online Writers Group
Online
Thursday, Sep. 30, 6:00-8:00 pm
Monthly writing group
Online Writers Group
Online
Thursday, Oct. 28, 6:00-8:00 pm
Monthly writing group
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