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The Science of Sound

The Science of Sound

Explore the scientific principles of sound, Thursday, August 15 at 3:30 pm in the library meeting room. Participants will apply these principles to understanding how string instruments work as they play a real violin, viola, and cello – all in a fun, interactive environment. Experienced, knowledgeable and supportive instructors will lead the group and answer questions. ...

“Case of the Lost Llamas”  by Newtown author Dori Marx

“Case of the Lost Llamas” by Newtown author Dori Marx

Join author Dori Marx Saturday, August 17 at 2:00 pm in the library meeting room for an author presentation for ages 6-10.  Dori is the author of a new early chapter book series, (“Wonder World Kids”)  about children of world-famous veterinarians that solve mysterious cases of animals in need.   Participants will learn how to draw...

Creative Calisthenics: an unexpected art experience

Creative Calisthenics: an unexpected art experience

Join PeaceLove instructor, Paula Brinkman on Saturday, August 3 at 2 pm in the library meeting room for this collaborative program of artistic expression.  Dress for a mess, acrylic paints will be used. For ages 7-11 with an adult partner.  Register online.

Magic by Scott Jameson

Magic by Scott Jameson

Join magician Scott Jameson Wednesday, August 7 at 3:00 pm in the library meeting room for an extraordinary performance full of magic, music and juggling that will have you perched on the edge of your seat. For ages 4 and up. Register online.

Touch a Firetruck with Author Lisa Yu

Touch a Firetruck with Author Lisa Yu

Newtown author Lisa Yu will share her new books about firefighters on Saturday, July 20 at 11 am in the library meeting room. After reading, “My Daddy is a Firefighter,” and “My Mommy is a Firefighter,” children will take a tour of a real firetruck in the library parking lot. Copies of Lisa’s books will...

The Mouse on the Moon Puppet Show: New Date and Time!

The Mouse on the Moon Puppet Show: New Date and Time!

Robert Rogers Puppets performs Saturday, August 17 at 11 am in the Library Meeting Room. A curious little mouse named Winnie dreams about going to the moon.  With the help of her friends, Freddie Frog and Jasper Rabbit, they use their imaginations to create a home-made ride through space and a visit to the moon....

Get Moving with Mr. Gym

Get Moving with Mr. Gym

On Thursday, July 25 at 3:30 pm in the Library Meeting Room, Certified gym teacher and musician Chris Keithan will lead the audience in song, dance and movement in his highly energetic and interactive show. For ages 4-8. Register online.

Ready, Set Kindergarten!

Ready, Set Kindergarten!

A program of stories, games and activities designed for kindergarten readiness meets on the following Wednesdays at 2 pm:  July 10, July 24, July 31 and August 14.  Open to children who are 4 or 5 years old. Register for each class you plan to attend.

Drop-in Story Time for ages 3-5

Drop-in Story Time for ages 3-5

Story time meets Monday morning at 10 am, June 24-August 12. This drop-in program of fiction and non-fiction books, rhymes, interactive flannel boards and a simple craft is open to children ages 3-5 who are able to sit independently in circle time for 30 minutes.

Read to Tucker

Read to Tucker

Independent readers can practice reading aloud to Tucker, a certified therapy dog on select Thursday afternoons between 4:30 and 5:30 pm this summer.  Visit the library’s calendar to register.