Can you design a contraption to keep an egg safe when dropped? Learn about engineering principles and use a set of materials to make a sound structure and protect an egg dropped from a modest height.
Ages 8 to 12.
The program materials will be made available for each registered child at the Library...
Dig into the world of dinosaurs and their modern day relatives! Meet live lizards to learn what they share in common with their pre-historic relatives, learn about dinosaurs who lived Connecticut by looking at fossils, and find out what T-rex shared in common with birds.
Ages 3 to 7.
This program wi...
Our popular discussion series continues with a line-up of stories especially selected to offer insight into the human condition and provoke thoughtful conversation. Please join us and share with other short story enthusiasts.
Read the story: "Say Yes" by Tobias Wolff
Join the Zoom Room by...
Join us for week one of this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel.
Music has been interwoven with storytelling since time immemorial. It was, however, in the baroque period that these elements coalesced into recognizable genres such as opera and oratorio. In our first lecture, we will put the...
Grab your tent and marshmallows because we're going on a camping trip! Relax by the imaginary campfire in this week's program with your favorite librarians. We will sing, laugh, and explore digital storybooks in our virtual version of storytime.
Birth to 5.
This program will take place on Zoom. We w...
Become an artist at home through this guided project with Miss Maria! Pick up the project materials ahead of time, then join Maria on Zoom as she guides you in making a unique mosaic.
Ages 6 to 8.
The program materials will be made available for each registered child at the Library starting on Frida...
Join us for week 3 of our 4 part Cinematic Series featuring film historian Max Alvarez.
Week 3 - The Art of Set Design on Film
Some of the most memorable films in history have had unforgettable sets. Think Grand Hotel, Rear Window, Rope, Play Time, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining...
Join us for a digital craft project. Learn how to use bleach to tie dye your clothes! Grab the materials listed below and hop on Zoom to go through the process together.
Materials to grab:
a dark-colored cotton garment
a plastic bucket
a pair of gloves
spray bottle (op...
Your little Yoginis will be introduced to Yoga through movement and positive affirmations with teacher Talita Moss. Stretch and pose your way into a peaceful afternoon with your whole family!
Ages 4 to 7.
This program will take place on Zoom. We will email all participants the Zoom room link. If you...
Join us in the Library courtyard as we celebrate the retirement of our Director, Alan Kirk Gray. Stop by any time between 2 and 4 p.m. for ice cream and to wish him a fond farewell!
Remarks will be made at 3 p.m.
Explore the indoors in this fast-paced scavenger hunt starring treasures from your own house. Who knows what we will find?
Ages 7 to 9.
This program will take place on Zoom. We will email all participants the Zoom room link. If you need any assistance with registering, please email Samantha Cardone...