Programs & Events

Click here for a full list of our JANUARY events!


Paddington Bear BE HOMEFUL Party | Tues., Jan 27th | Wilson | 4:00
Paddington story time followed by a jar-decorating craft. Click here for a flyer.
National Puzzle Day | Thurs., Jan 29th | Fair Haven | 3:30
Celebrate National Puzzle Day by making your own puzzle to take home!
Introduction to 3-D Printing and Computer Aided Design | Sat., Jan 31st | 10:30 | Ives Main
Students are introduced to basic 3-D printing and web-based CAD. Learn to create 3-D objects using Tinkercad and to operate our MakerBot 3-D printer. Space is limited to 9 students, ages 7-12. You must register in advance by calling (203) 946-8129. Program generously funded by Alexion.
Bear Snores On | Sat., Jan 31st | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Join us for a story time about bears, cold winter, and hibernation. We also be doing crafts and playing fun games! All ages. No registration required! Click here for a flyer.
Take Your Child to the Library Day | Sat., Feb 7th | Ives Main
Join us for the 5th annual Take your Child to the Library Day! We’ll have a special craft, raffles throughout the day (including one for a Leap Pad!), Mardi Gras mask-making, and a special performance by Al deCant at 2:00 with his Pete the Cat concert! Click here for a flyer.
*All locations closed Monday, February 16th for Presidents Day*
Makerspace Afternoon | Wed., Feb 18th | Ives Main | 3:00-5:00
Come build with Legos, play with iPads, electrify with Snap Circuits and more!
Animate Daisy the Dinosaur | Thurs., Feb 19th | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Get Daisy through a series of challenges on the iPad! When you have completed all the challenges come up with your own animation for Daisy.Limit 8 children, ages 6-12. Call 203-946-8129 to register. Click here for a flyer.


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.