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Animal Embassy presents:  Preparing for Winter

Animal Embassy presents: Preparing for Winter

Hands-on live animal program on Tuesday, December 26th at 3:00pm in the library meeting room.  Animals prepare for winter in a variety of ways. Animal Embassy will explore the concepts of hibernation, migration, brumation and adaptation to illustrate the various ways animals prepare for the challenges of the winter season. Meet a variety of animal...

Puppet Play:  The Little Red Hen

Puppet Play: The Little Red Hen

Tuesday, December 27th at 1pm in the library meeting room, Lionheart Puppets presents:  “The Little Red Hen.” So much to do and little time to do it in! How is Ms. Hen ever going to get her famous cookies made in time for the bake sale? Maybe if she could get her friends to help…....

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Coach Tony Viscuso will introduce children to basic soccer skills while promoting coordination and cooperative play, Wednesday afternoons 3:35-4:15, January 10th through May 30th in the library meeting room.  Open to children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  Register your child for each date they plan to attend.  Parents do not need to register, but...

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

Meet author Billy Baldwin, Sunday, December 3rd at 1pm in the children’s library.  After a dramatic reading of his book, “The Cookie that Saved Christmas,” children can decorate a cookie to take home.  Sponsored by Newtown Youth and Family Services and the C.H. Booth Library.  Copies of the book can be purchased for $17.95 plus...

Story Time and craft with author, Sara Videtto

Author, Sara Videtto, will host a story time featuring her book, “Turtle’s First Winter,” Wednesday, December 13th at 1pm. Following the reading, children will make a craft.  For ages 3-6.  Copies of Sara’s book will be available for purchase following the program.

Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house

Thursday, December 7th, 4:00-5:00pm children ages 3-9 can register to decorate their own gingerbread house with royal icing and festive candies. Parents must remain in the room, but they do not need to register.  Space is limited to 50 children.

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson

Join Newtown resident and music educator, Brad Peterson, Friday mornings:  October 27th, November 3rd, November 17th, and December 8th and December 15th at 11:30 am in the library meeting room. Mr. Peterson spent 38 years teaching and developing music programs for the Monroe public schools.  “Music Dynamics” features finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle...

Multisensory Play Group

Play group meets monthly on the following Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30am:       October 14th, November 18th, and December 16th. Children ages 2 1/2 -5, (in all stages of developmental abilities), along with an adult partner are welcome.  Children will engage in a variety of sensory and language rich activities under the guidance of...

Read to Tucker

Independent readers of all ages can register for a 15 min time slot to read aloud to Tucker, between 4:30 and 5:30 pm:  Wednesday, December 27th or Thursday, December 28th  in the children’s story hour room. Tucker is a 4 1/2 yr old standard poodle who lives with his poodle sisters and human parents in...