Howard Whittemore Memorial Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Howard Whittemore Memorial Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Baby Bounce!
Monday, Jun. 17, 10:30am
Fun interactive winter program with books, rhymes, and songs for babies birth-24months and their caregivers! 
No Registration Needed!
Summer Reading Kick-
Monday, Jun. 17, 10:30am Face Painting; 11:00am Balloon Animals; 1:00pm Ice Cream Social
TWhoooo-hooooo! Join us on Monday, June 17th for a fabulous Kick-Off Party to celebrate our Summer Reading Challenge! The festivities begin at 10:30am with Face Painting w/Dymond Morgan, Balloon Animals w/Ed Pop at 11:00am, and a yummy Ice Cream Social at 1:00pm! Please note registration is not required for Face Painting or the Ice Cream Social, however registration is required for the Balloon Animals program with Ed Pop! Please look at our calendar for the Balloon Animals registration link!
Balloon Animals w/Ed
Monday, Jun. 17, 11:00am
The POP-ular Ed Popielarczyk is back, but this time he will be making fun balloon sculptures!
Friends ages 3yrs and up are invited to join us for Ed Pop's wonderful balloon creations!
This is the only portion of our Summer Reading Kick-off Party that requires registration.
Please note for safety, Ed's balloon creations will only be offered to children ages 3 and up.
Registration Required!
Monday, Jun. 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Our casual, drop-in game club!
Mondays from 4:00pm-5:30pm!
Time slot exlcusively for young gamers ages 6-16yrs!
No Registration Required!
Please call for more info: (203) 729-4591 ext. 5 
Tuesday, Jun. 18
Tuesday, June 18th at 3:30pm
Ages 8 and up.

Create and name a rock friend!

Friends ages 8yrs and up are invited to join us as we learn how to make different mini crafts.

Attend at least 5 sessions to create and collect small decor you can add to your own
mini table-top shelf you'll decorate at the end of summer! 
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 10:30am
This program is on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 10:30am.

Children and thier caregivers will jump, shake, and play instruments at this group dance program where fun and movement is the focus.
This is more than just fun, little ones will gain skills in listening, patience, and confidence.
Thursday, Jun. 20, 10:30am
On Thursday mornings the Children's Department transforms into a fun play zone with toys only available during this special community play time.

Please make sure your child keeps thier shoes on and does not run while in the library. Thank you!
Thursday, Jun. 20, 5:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FALL (DATE PENDING).
IF YOU ARE CURIOUS ABOUT ATTENDING THE NEW DATE PLEASE CONTACT THE CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT EXT. 5 FOR TO BE ADDED TO THE CONTACT LIST. THANK YOU.

In any relationship or friendship, challenges may occur.
What are some red flags (signaling warning signs of unhealthy relationships), yellow flags (signaling caution), and green flags (signaling healthy rapport)?
Come and learn warning signs of unhealthy relationships, caution signs, as well as the hallmarks of healthy relationships or friendships.
Big Blocks for Littl
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:30a.m.
What goes better with little kids than big blocks?!
Big Blocks for Little Kids is a fun free-time drop-in for your little ones!
Join us on Friday mornings at 10:30am 
No Registration Required!
Story Party!
Saturday, Jun. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Kids of all ages are invited to a celebration featuring books, songs, and parachute games! Each young guest receives a party hat and small favor! Drop in!
Share-a-Story Club!
Saturday, Jun. 22, 11:30 a.m.
Listen to Ms. Marissa share a fiction or nonfiction book as you read along in a library copy. Then, it’s your turn to share! Bring along a Mystery Item in a closed bag from home. Give the group three clues so we can try to guess what you have. Can you stump us?Plus, participate in a fun activity related to the story of the day!
Saturday, Jun. 22, 12:30pm
Saturday, June 22nd at 12:30pm
Ages 11 and up.

Spend your Saturday afternoon decorating a spiral bound journal to record your summer adventures!
 
Baby Bounce!
Monday, Jun. 24, 10:30am
Fun interactive winter program with books, rhymes, and songs for babies birth-24months and their caregivers! 
No Registration Needed!
Monday, Jun. 24, 4:00-5:30pm
Our casual, drop-in game club!
Mondays from 4:00pm-5:30pm!
Time slot exlcusively for young gamers ages 6-16yrs!
No Registration Required!
Please call for more info: (203) 729-4591 ext. 5 
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 10:30am
This program is on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 10:30am

Join us while we read, sing, and count our way through Summer!
Our session is followed by a free-play session with toys that build fine-motor skills and eye-hand coordination!
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 3:30pm
Tuesday, June 25th at 3:30pm.
Ages 8 and up.

Catch even the smallest of dreams with this mini unicorn themed dreamcatcher!

Friends ages 8yrs and up are invited to join us as we learn how to make different mini crafts.

Attend at least 5 sessions to create and collect small decor you can add to your own
mini table-top shelf you'll decorate at the end of summer! 
Wednesday, Jun. 26
Wednesdays at 4:00pm.
Ages 5 and up.

Join in on the crafty fun by making a new craft each week inspired by recycling and upcycling!
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 10:30am
Wednesdays at 10:30am.
Ages 2 to 4 years old.

Join us for this fun drop-in arys and crafts program where we're not afraid to make a mess!
A new craft every week.
Thursday, Jun. 27, 10:30am
On Thursday mornings the Children's Department transforms into a fun play zone with toys only available during this special community play time.

Please make sure your child keeps thier shoes on and does not run while in the library. Thank you!
Big Blocks for Littl
Friday, Jun. 28, 10:30a.m.
What goes better with little kids than big blocks?!
Big Blocks for Little Kids is a fun free-time drop-in for your little ones!
Join us on Friday mornings at 10:30am 
No Registration Required!
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