Programs & Events

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Open Hours for 3-D Printing | Sat., May 30th | Mitchell | 1:00-4:00
If you’re curious about computer-aided design and 3-D printing, stop by the children’s room and see for yourself! We’ll help you set up your own TinkerCad account, too. Ages 7 and up; no registration necessary. *MakerBot 3-D printer generously funded by Alexion*
What Would the World be Without Flowers | Sat., May 30th | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Imagine a world without flowers! With stories, a bubble-wrap craft, and science experiments using flowers, we’ll discover what flowers do for our precious planet. All ages; no registration required.
Africa is Me | Sat., May 30th | Stetson | 3:00-5:00
Celebrating the roots, history, and rich culture of African Americans! Featuring an African Drum Circle, African Dance and Song, African Arts and Crafts, and African Storytelling. Snacks provided. Call (203) 946-6786 for more information.
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party | Sat., June 6th | Ives Main | 2:00-4:00
Come sign up for our Summer Reading Club, get a free book, get your face painted, and have fun at our Heroes Stations! At 3:00, the dynamic duo of magician Greg McAdams and his dog Axel will astound and amaze you! Get your picture taken as a superhero, too! Click here for a flyer.
*NEW* Baby Lapsit Program | Tues., June 9th | Ives Main | 11:00-11:30
Enjoy songs, stories and fingerplays with your child age 0-18 months.
Summer Reading Challenge Kick-Off Party | Thurs., June 11th | Fair Haven | 6:00-7:30
Join us in celebrating our Local Community Heroes. Get your free book when you sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. For ages 0-99
Sensory-Friendly Music and Movement Concert | Thurs., June 25th | 10:30
Matt Mazur and Turtle Dance Music will get you moving and grooving. Turtle Dance Music leads the audience through songs that span many genres and decades while accompanying them with hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences that children (ages 2 and up) can take part in.
Invent Your Own Superhero | Tues., June 30th | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Come listen to a superhero story and then use your imagination to create a new superhero craft. Ages 5-12.


Please check our calendar for dates, times and locations.

Stay and Play Storytime

Stories, songs and playtime for children ages zero-four with parent/caregiver.

Tots ‘n Tunes

babypansEnjoy a half hour of music and movement! Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to come make music, sing songs, and shake out their sillies.


Meet with other creative dreamers who use LEGOs to build their inspirations!
Ages five and up.

Chess Club

Children ages six to sixteen years old, beginners through more advanced instruction, practice and play.

Homework Zone

Help for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in math, reading and science..

Book Clubs

gilrs_hwDiscuss your favorite chapter books and do fun activities.

Crafty Fun

A different make and take craft featured every week.

Read With Dogs

Beginning readers can practice their skills while cozying up to one of our furry friends.

Spanish Storytime

Buenos_Noches_LunaListen to classic stories in Spanish.


kidsbooksStorytimes for elementary aged kids.