Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m.
Our online world can be daunting — how do we keep ourselves and our families safe from identity theft, computer viruses, and online predators? Come learn tips from our tech savvy librarians about how to protect your computer, accounts, and self online.
This program will take place in the 3rd Floor Conference Room.
Wednesday, February 4th at 5pm
Put on your workout shoes and join us in the Children’s Library for some friendly fitness play featuring active Wii games like Just Dance 2015, Wii Sports, and more.
Registration encouraged but not required. Ages K+.
Saturdays, April 4th and 18th, and May 2nd at 11 a.m.
A weekend storytime for families. Walkers up to 36 months with a parent/caregiver are welcome to attend this Saturday morning storytime, which will include some of our favorite books, rhymes, and fingerplays.
Monday, February 9th at 2 p.m.
Come see some of the hottest films of this past year in preparation for the film industry's biggest night! Enjoy a screening of a selection of the 2015 Oscar nominated films in January and February.
The film is rated PG, running time 95 minutes.
This event has been postponed due to weather. Rescheduling information will be released as soon as possible.
Families with children in Grades 3-6: Explore crafting, digital learning, and learn about Maker culture with the children’s librarians as we explore the technique of Fingerknitting. No knitting experience—or knitting needles!—required.
Calling all makers! Join us in the TEA Room for a variety of classes this February, March and April. Registration is open now!
A selection of upcoming class topics include:
Gelatin Art Prints
Model Magic Solar System
To register and learn about these classes and more, visit the TEA Room's Classes page.
Our science, technology, engineering, arts, and math classes in the T|E|A room are now open for registration. Classes include Brushbots, Duct Tape Lunchboxes, Feltmaking, Model Magic Solar Systems, Balloon Rockets, and many many more.
T|E|A Room Tuesdays are registered programs held Tuesday afternoons from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., for children in Grades 3 to 6.
Brochures are available in the Children's Library.
Register, call us at (203) 669-5235, or come visit us in the library!
This February, join us for five film showings in honor of Black History Month. Come celebrate firsts, struggles, and the magic of fairy godmothers with special films selected by the Children's Library.
Every film will be shown at 2pm in the Louise Parker Berry Community Room unless noted.
Monday, February 16th: The Princess and the Frog (Rated G, 97 minutes, Ages K+)
Tuesday, February 17th: Selma Lord, Selma (NR, 94 minutes, Grades 3+)
Wednesday, February 18th: Rodger's and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Rated G, 88 minutes. Will be shown in the Mezzanine Conference Room, Ages K+)
Thursday, February 19th: The Color of Friendship (NR, 87 minutes. Recommended for ages 10 and up. It contains racial epithets)
Friday, February 20th: The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Rated PG, 86 minutes, Grades 3+)
Each film has a corresponding booklist as well as study guides and discussion starters.
Booklist for The Princess and the Frog
Booklist for Selma, Lord Selma
Booklist for Cinderella
Booklist for The Color of Friendship
Booklist for The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Friday, January 16th at 6 p.m.
Families will compete in this touchscreen event that will have them racing through the stacks. Teams are welcome to bring their own devices. The winning team will receive an exciting prize destined to bring the family together in learning and fun!