Digital Literacy for Early Learners “A Primer for Parents” | Thurs. Feb. 9, 16, 23 & March 9 | Ives Main | 5:30-7:30
Learn how to prepare your child, age birth to 5, to start kindergarten with the critical skills they need to learn and succeed in school. This free four part workshop will cover: child development, encouraging learning, finding teachable moments in play, making the most of reading time, what to do with your child when you turn off the TV, and using library resources and websites that emphasize education. Light snacks and childcare for children 3 and up provided. There will be a raffle at the last meeting including an Android tablet as first prize! In collaboration with Concepts for Adaptive Learning. To register call 203.410.3679 or email email@example.com
Book Club for Grades K-2 | Mon. Feb. 13 | Mitchell | 6:00
We will listen to some Valentine stories and make some crafts and sweets for Valentine’s Day.
Bundle Up | Wed. Feb. 15 | Stetson | 4:00-5:00
Learn to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf, or blanket to weather the winter cold! Families, children, and teens.
Kids’ Coding Club | Thurs. Feb. 16 | Fair Haven | 3:30-4:30
Learn Scratch, make your own characters and decide what they’ll do and say, their story and the background!Program is limited to 8 kids, ages 8 to 12, call 203.946.8115 to register.
Mr. Philip’s Studio Recital | Thurs. Feb. 16 | Fair Haven | 6:00-8:00
The promising young cellist students of Mr. Philip share their talents with the community in an intimate studio recital. Come hear beautiful music in the children’s area!
FEB. BREAK BOREDOM BUSTERS!
Alisa’s House of Salsa Demo Class | Tues. Feb. 21 | Mitchell | 3:00-4:00
Take a trip to the Caribbean and learn some Salsa moves with Ms. Alisa! Ages 4 & up.
Board Game Extravaganza! | Tues. Feb. 21 | Ives Main | 3:00-5:00
Chess, Connect Four, Trouble, Chutes and Ladders and more are waiting for you at the library!
Movie Matinee | Wed. Feb. 22 | Wilson | 2:00
Enjoy The Secret Life of Pets during your vacation week!
Take It Apart & Make Art | Wed. Feb. 22 | Stetson | 2:00-4:00
Tear down tech and let your imagination run wild! Families, children and teens welcome!
Extended LEGO Club | Wed. Feb. 22 | Ives Main | 3:00-5:00
Join us for LEGOs, k’nex, tasty geodesic building, marble mazes and more!
Peabody on the Road: Natural History Exhibit | Wed. Feb. 22 | Mitchell | 4:00
Explore history through touching a replica T-Rex tooth and real black bear fur. Make a bird feeder. All ages!
African-American History Open Mic | Wed. Feb. 22 | Stetson | 6:00-8:00
Calling all spoken word artists, poets, singers, and musicians for an Open Mic evening to celebrate African-American History Month. Please no profanity or adulterated language. Ages 8 and up.
Double Creature Feature! | Thurs. Feb. 23 | Ives Main | 12:00-3:00
Come see Finding Dory followed by Zootopia on the big screen. Snacks provided!
Winter Family Film Fest | Thurs. Feb. 23 | Stetson | 2:00-4:00
Enjoy a Winter Break escape at Stetson– bring the family for an afternoon of movies on our big projection screen!
Africa is Me! | Sat. Feb. 25 | Stetson | 1:00-4:00
Join the Village in African dance, drumming, arts and crafts, and education. Led by Hanan Hameen of the Artsucation Academy.
Afternoon Family Movie | Sat. Feb. 25 | Mitchell | 3:00
Watch The Secret Life of Pets on the big screen and work on a take-home craft. All ages welcome!
Cardboard Creations Party | Sat. Feb. 25 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Use your imagination and our art supplies to make something extraordinary!
Please check our calendar for dates, times and locations.
Stay and Play Storytime
baby lap-sit storytime