Programs & Events

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SPECIAL EVENTS
Movie and Craft | Sat., June 25 | Mitchell | 3:00
Come watch a movie on the big screen and make a related craft.
Summer Zumba Kids’ Classes | Mon., June 27 to Aug 1 | Fair Haven | 5:00
Zumba classes for the whole family! Get up and get active in these family-friendly exercise classes taught by the wonderful folks at Beyond Fitness! No registration necessary. All Ages.
Ninja Party | Tues., June 28 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Kick-off our new Tuesday Summer Programs by playing Ninja Hide and Seek, Sensei Says, and make Ninja stars and Bendable Ninjas. Ages 5 & up.
Nail Art | Wed., June 29 | Stetson | 2:00-4:00
Show your style on your fingertips! Ages 9 & up.
Bollywood Dance Class! | Tues., July 5 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Get a Masala Bhangra infused workout moving to great Indian music led by an instructor from the Middle Eastern Dance Academy. Teens welcome!
Get in the Game Kids! | Tues., July 5 & 19 | Stetson | 4:00-5:00
Get fit at Stetson! Kids, join us for skateboarding, four square, and a variety of other physical activities.
Movie Day: Good Dinosaur | Wed., July 6 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
Special Maker LEGO Club! | Wed., July 6 | Ives Main | 4:00-5:00
Come play with everyone’s favorite building bricks. We have the LEGOs, you have the ideas! There will also be K’NEX, building with Solo cups, and paper weaving!
Bounce and Roll! | Tues., July 12 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00 Join us for a story time and craft and learn about different balls we use in sports! All ages!
Peabody Museum Comes to Wilson! | Tues., July 12 | Wilson | 5:00-6:00
The Peabody Museum is on the road and they will bring along their Natural History Kit!
Movie Day: Space Jam | Wed., July 13 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
STEAM Storytime | Wed., July 13 | Mitchell | 3:00
STEAM Storytime has fun activities that explore concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. For ages 5 & up.
Take It Apart & Make Art | Wed., July 13 | Stetson | 4:00-5:00
Tear down tech and let your imagination run wild!
On Your Mark, Get Set, SMASH and play with the Wii U | Wed., July 13 & 27 | Stetson | 7:00-8:00
Compete or team up with your friends for an afternoon of Nintendo Wii U gaming! Bring your spare controllers and favorite multiplayer games! Make your own game on Sploder.com and join us for tabletop gaming!
Maker Space | Thurs., July 14 | Wilson | 3:00-5:00
LEGO’s, Duct Tape, and Preler Beads.
Design & 3D Print Your Own Game Pieces | Thurs., July 14 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Make your own board game and learn how to use Tinkercad to design the game pieces. We’ll print them on our 3D printer! Ages 5 & up with a parent.
Africa is Me! | Sat., July 16 | 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.
CT Women’s Hall of Fame Sports & Fitness | Tues., July 19 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Come hear about the amazing women from our state who’ve made their mark in the worlds of sports and fitness. Teens welcome.
Learn to Double Dutch | Tues., July 19 | Wilson | 5:00-6:00
Come and learn double dutch (jump rope) from Rope Rockets and their coach.
Movie Day: Peanuts | Wed., July 20 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
Roald Dahl Party | Wed., July 20 | Mitchell | 4:00
Celebrate the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The B.F.G. with stories, games, and crafts
Special Maker LEGO Club! | Wed., July 20 | Ives Main | 4:00-5:00
Come play with everyone’s favorite building bricks. We have the LEGOs, you have the ideas! There will also be K’NEX, fun with Gimp, and building toothpick structures!
Read to Rabbits | Thurs., July 21 | Wilson | 2:00-4:00
Come to library to practice your reading skills to one of our adorable rabbits.
Grow, Eat, Grow! | Tues., July 26 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Common Ground is visiting us to talk about fruit and veggies you can grow at home to help you grow strong and healthy! Come taste something new!
Movie Day: Air Bud | Wed., July 27 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
Learn to Code with Ms. Rory and Mr. Phil | Wed., July 27 | Stetson | 4:00-5:00
Take a breather from your physical activities at Stetson an exercise your brain with an hour of coding! Ages 9 & up.
Muggle Quidditch | Tues., Aug 2 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00 Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday by playing his favorite sport. We’ll make our own brooms and learn how real Muggles play the game of wizards by the US Quidditch Association rules. Teens welcome!
Mid Summer Reading Party | Tues., Aug 2 | Wilson | 5:00-7:00
Celebrate the middle of the summer with a fun party. Critter Caravan will be coming with lots of different animals for you to see and touch. We will also be having food, music, and raffles. Don’t miss out!
Movie Day: Zootopia | Wed., Aug 3 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
Special Maker LEGO Club! | Wed., Aug 3 | Ives Main | 4:00-5:00
Come play with everyone’s favorite building bricks. We have the LEGOs, you have the ideas! There will also be K’NEX, CD weaving, Perler Beads!
STEAM Storytime | Thurs., Aug. 4 | Mitchell | 4:00 STEAM Storytime has fun activities that explore concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. For ages 5 & up.
Chinese Acrobat Li Liu | Tues., Aug 9 | Ives Main Lower Level Program Room | 3:00-4:00 Having performed in the the Chinese National Circus, Ringling Brothers, and NBA & WNBA half-time performances, Li Liu will introduce you to Chinese Acrobatics through an exciting performance and audience participation. Teens welcome!
Hardware Hack | Tues., Aug 9 | Wilson | 3:00-5:00
Turning old computer parts into art. Come take apart different computer components and recycle the pieces into your own creation. For ages 10 & up.
Movie Day: Kung Fu Panda 3 | Wed., Aug 10 | Wilson | 1:00-3:00
Enjoy a movie on the big screen!
Take a Tromp Through the Swamp | Wed., Aug. 10 | Mitchell | 3:00
Join Tom Sieling for a fun afternoon of children’s music.
Make Your Story Pop! | Thurs., Aug 11 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00
Have you ever wondered how pop-up books are made? Come find out and make your own original story! Ages 5 & up.
Games Around the World | Tues., Aug 16 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00In the spirit of the Olympic Games, learn and play some games from countries around the world.
Family Fishing Class | Tues., Aug 16 | Wilson | 5:00-7:00
Come and learn all about fishing, including technique, casting, and protocol. Must be at least 8 years old with parent. Then on Aug 18 anytime between 4:00-8:00 go to Lake Winter Green and practice your skills! Please call 203-946-2228 to register.
Program about Newbery Award Winner Eleanor Estes | Wed., Aug 17 | Mitchell | 3:00
Eleanor’s daughter Helena will talk about some of her mother’s books. You may know Eleanor Estes as the author of Ginger Pye, The Hundred Dresses and The Moffats series. Ages 7 & up.
Summer Learning Challenge Winding-Down Party with Animal Embassy | Fri., Aug 19 | Ives Main | 2:00-3:00
Come celebrate the summer coming to a close by meeting the athletes of the animal kingdom! If you’ve completed the summer learning challenge you’ll also be able to pick up your t-shirt!
Africa is Me! | Sat., Aug 20 | 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.
Make Your Own Trophy | Tues., Aug 23 | Ives Main | 3:00-4:00 Maybe you finished our summer reading challenge, or you think you ate more popsicles than anyone else this summer. Whatever your accomplishment, come in and make yourself a trophy!
Celebrate the 50’s | Tues., Aug 23 | Wilson | 4:00-5:00
Learn about the 1950’s by playing fun games. Hula hoops, hopscotch, music and more!
Read to Rabbits | Thurs., Aug 25 | Wilson | 2:00-4:00
Come to library to practice your reading skills to one of our adorable rabbits.

ONGOING EVENTS

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.

baby lap-sit storytime

babypansDesigned specifically for children 0-18 months and their caregivers. Enjoy books, music, puppets and more!

LEGO Club

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.

Maker programs

mini3-D printing and more.

Kidz Kook

kidcookNutrition and Cooking Class for youth ages 6-14.