Programs & Events

Click here for our SEPTEMBER calendar of events!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Elm Street Book Club | Ives Main | Thurs., Sept. 4th | 4:00-5:00
Not your typical book club! Meets every other Thursday. Call John at (203) 946-2282 for details. Ages 11+
Oreo Cookie Moon Madness | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 6th | 2:00-3:00
Did you ever notice how the shape of the moon changes in the sky? In this program we’ll watch stories about the moon on Bookflix and then create all the phases of the moon with Oreos! Ages 5+ Click here for a flyer.
Origami Club | Mitchell | Mon., Sept. 8th | 6:30
Fold paper into cool origami shapes! Ages 5+
Back to School Journal Making | Fair Haven | Thurs., Sept. 11th | 3:00
Make a cool journal that you can use for taking all of your back to school notes! Ages 5+
Video Game Night | Fair Haven | Thurs. Sept. 11th | 5:00
Calling all tweens and teens! Join us for a night of video games with our Wii and Xbox. Bring your own games, too! Ages 11+
Design Your Own Cookie Cutter | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 13th | 10:30 or 11:15
Design your own cookie cutter and print it on out 3-D printer! Parent / child attend together for a 10:30 or 11:15 session. Limit 9 pairs per session. You must register by calling (203)946-8129. Click here for a flyer.
Classic Cartoons and Vintage Candy | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 13th | 2:00-3:00
A well-rounded child’s education should include a familiarity with the major Looney Tunes characters. This introductory seminar also includes a thoughtfully chosen sampler of mid-century American candies, for the discerning child! All ages. Click here for a flyer.
Slumber Saturday | Stetson | Sat., Sept. 13th | 2:00-4:00
Get your pj’s on! Come for a story, snack and movie with Miss Chelsea. Bring a pillow, too! Movie rated G or PG. All ages.
Tots ‘n Tunes | Ives Main | Tues., Sept. 16th | 11:30-12:00
It’s time for some movin’ and shakin’! Includes singing, dancing, and playing with instruments. Ages 0 to 4 with caregiver.
Story hour with Ms. Tati | Fair Haven | Tues., Sept. 16th | 3:00
Come in for some stories by Ms. Tati’s favorite children’s authors! Ages 5 to 8.
Back to School Party | Stetson | Wed., Sept. 17th | 5:00-7:00
Music, games, raffle prizes, and more!! All ages.
Spanish Storytelling for Families | Mitchell | Sat., Sept. 20th |10:30
Hear stories in Spanish and learn about Spanish language books.
International Peace Day | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 20th | 2:00-3:00
What does peace feel like? How does it sound? What would it look like? Celebrate Peace Day with us! We’ll make banners to represent our native countries / cultures and do a “Peace Wave” in our program room. Make a peace symbol to take with you and hang in your home, too. All ages. Parents should accompany children.
Meet the Artist–Eric Carle | Ives Main | Tues., Sept. 23rd | 4:00-5:00
Each month we will focus on a different artist. This month meet Eric Carle. Learn about some of the world’s greatest artists and then we’ll practice drawing and painting in their styles! Ages 5 to 12. Click here for a flyer.
Classical Guitar Concert | Fair Haven | Tues., Sept. 23rd | 4:00
Come listen to a free guitar concert with musician Ian Tuski and students from Fair Haven K-8. All ages.
Kids Knit | Mitchell | Wed., Sept. 24th | 4:00
Learn how to knit in our monthly group.
Fun Flix | Ives Main | Thurs., Sept. 25th | 3:30
Muppets: Most Wanted will be playing on our big screen!
Computer Club | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 27th | 10:30-11:15
Learn to build virtual LEGO worlds using Google’s Build with Chrome! Limit 9 parent / child pairs. You must register by calling (203) 946-8129. Ages 5 to 11. Click here for a flyer.
Donuts with Dad | Ives Main | Sat., Sept. 27th | 11:00-12:00
Come enjoy a special story time and project with dad. And, of course, enjoy some donuts! You must register by calling (203) 946-8129. All ages. Click here for a flyer.
Slumber Saturday | Stetson | Sat., Sept. 27th | 2:00-4:00
Get your pj’s on! Come for a story, snack and movie with Miss Chelsea. Bring a pillow, too! Movie rated G or PG. All ages.
Story hour with Ms. Tati | Fair Haven | Tues., Sept. 30th | 3:00
Come in for some stories by Ms. Tati’s favorite children’s authors! Ages 5 to 8.

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.

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.

Crafty Saturdays

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.