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The Stamford Nature Center presents:  Dino Discovery

The Stamford Nature Center presents: Dino Discovery

Dig into the world of dinosaurs on Saturday, September 28 at 2 pm in the library meeting room.  Discover what we think we know about dinosaurs that walked here in Connecticut and in the region through observing real fossils.  Meet live lizards and learn what characteristics they share with their prehistoric relatives. Ages 4 and...

InnerAct with Anthony DePoto

InnerAct with Anthony DePoto

Exercise your imagination on the following Saturdays at 1 pm in the library meeting room:  September 21, October 12, November 16 and December 14.  Actor and educator, Anthony DePoto will lead children in a variety of theater games that foster creativity, communication,  and storytelling. For ages 7-10. Register online.  

Saturday Lego Club

Saturday Lego Club

Have fun building and designing with the library’s extensive Lego collection at 2 pm on the following Saturdays:  September 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14 in the children’s story hour room. For ages 4-9.  Register online.

Register for Story Time:  August 28-September 9

Register for Story Time: August 28-September 9

Newtown residents between the ages of  3-5 are eligible to register for a weekly story time designed to promote early literacy and social skills. Stop by the children’s circulation desk to register beginning August 28.  No phone registrations please. Classes meet for 6 weeks:  September 16-October 21.  Mondays at 10 am, Tuesday at 10 am...

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Meets Fridays August 16-September 13, at 11:30 am in the the library meeting room. Music educator, Brad Peterson will lead children in a variety of  musical activities including finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances and stories. Each session is a fun, fast paced lesson designed to help children with pitch matching and...

Read to Tucker

Read to Tucker

Independent readers can practice reading aloud to Tucker, a certified therapy dog on the following Thursday afternoons:  September 5, September 12 and September 19 between 4:30 and 5:30 pm.   Visit the library’s calendar to register.

Saturday Science with EverWonder Children’s Museum

Saturday Science with EverWonder Children’s Museum

An educator from the EverWonder Children’s Museum will lead workshops at 2 pm in the library meeting room on the following Saturdays this fall: September 7, October 5 and November 2.  Explore a new science topic each week.  Visit the library website for more details and to register. For children in grades K-2.

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Meets Fridays August 16-September 13, at 11:30 am in the the library meeting room. Music educator, Brad Peterson will lead children in a variety of  musical activities including finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances and stories. Each session is a fun, fast paced lesson designed to help children with pitch matching and...