Category: Programs

Understanding Medicare

Thursday, October 10th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room. If you are over 65, approaching 65, or under 65 with certain disabilities, this program is for you. Learn what you need to know to make informed decisions. Each attendee receives a free guide. Please register.

Seniors: Figuring Out Your Finances

Thursday September 26 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Candlewood Valley Health and Rehabilitation invite you to a financial educational seminar led by financial advisor Mike Gratele from Lord Abbett on Sept 26th at 2:00pm.  Learn how to effectively put your compensation to work for you and how to invest like a pro. To start...

Skin Care for Seniors

Thursday, September 19 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Hungarian skin care expert Maria Sabla has been in the business for 35 years. She is an expert with a degree in Dermatology Sciences who will give us advice on maintaining our skin as we age. Register please.

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...

Fall Needle Felting with Katie

Tuesday, September 24 from 4:30-6:00 in the Meeting Room. Enjoy a sociable time creating a small creature or ornament, using dyed wool roving and a burred needle. Register please.

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...

Caring for Someone With Dementia

Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 in the Gathering Room, second floor. Laura Wayman, the Dementia Whisperer, will give a program for caregivers about five things to keep in mind when caring for someone with dementia, and strategies for managing common behavior challenges. Laura has presented trainings, workshops, master classes and seminars to over 500 audiences...