Can't come to story time because you have a morning napper? No problem. Join us on Wednesday afternoons for a story followed by a chance to build and play with Duplo Legos. Adding 'build and play' to story time helps develop early literacy skills and encourages creativity. For ages 2-5. Caregivers must remain with children. No registration required.
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Join us for two creative evenings (4/19 & 4/26). We'll paint, decoupage and produce one-of-a-kind book bird houses using classic children's books for adornment. Give as a unique gift or keep for yourself. $10 fee to offset costs, payable the first evening. For adults and students in grades 7+. Limited space. Registration required. We'll be in touch several days before to confirm your spot. Register online or call 203-762-6342.
Mother Goose on the Loose is a themed story time for children ages 6 months to 2 years. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, move to music, and learn nursery rhymes. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used. No fee.
Please note – to create a small, consistent group experience, this program uses a lottery system for registration. Lottery registration forms are available at the Children's Library desk starting March 20, 2017 and must be returned by April 3, 2017. Patrons will be notified via email if they receive a spot. This is an 9-week program.
Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Spring Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of several of the major ‘World War One Poets’. Poets to be studied will include Thomas Hardy, Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Robert Graves, among others. Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry), has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University. Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins.
No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online or call 203-762-6334. By registering for the first session, you will automatically be registered for all four sessions. See registration link for more program and speaker details. Register online or call 203-762-6334.
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