TREE-mendous Summer Reading
Come listen to some stories,
sing some songs, do a craft, eat a snack together, and have
some fun at our beautiful library!
*Summer Reading Program
Kick-off on Sunday, June 22nd from 3 to 5PM. Speak for
the Trees with "The Lorax" movie and activities!!
*4-Week Family Storytimes (for
preschoolers & up) on Wednesdays at 10AM!
*Our first Summer Family
Storytime session begins Wednesday, June 25th.
*Our second Summer Family
Storytime session begins on Wednesday, July 23rd.
Register by calling Ms. Sue,
our Storytime Librarian, at 860-315-5181.
Summer Pajama Storytimes!
*Stuffie Sleepover Party --
Thursday, July 10, 6:30 PM
Bring a furry friend to
listen to some animal stories, do a craft, and eat a snack.
Your stuffed animal gets to sleep over at the library.
When you pick it up on Saturday morning, your animal will
have pictures to share of its Amazing Library Adventures!
Come in your pajamas for Thursday evening!
*"Rainforest" & Summer Reading Program
Wrap-up TREE-mendous Pizza Party and PJ Storytime -- Thursday, August 14,
Come in your pajamas to eat
some pizza, do a craft, and enjoy some stories, as we
celebrate another year of summer reading!
(We welcome any child who'd
like to attend these parties, whether official Summer Reading
Program participants or not, but please register with Ms.
Sue at 860-315-5181.)
Kid's Book Reading!
*Thursday, July 17th @ 7PM -
Come hear John-Manuel Andriote read Wilhemina Goes
Wandering, based on the true story of an adventurous
Connecticut cow! Ages 4-10 plus adults!
Weekly 4-H Program!
*Wednesdays in July at 3:30PM,
for ages 8-12.
*"In the Woods" Nature program
by Kellogg Environmental Center for ages 4-7 on Sunday, July
27th @ 3PM.
Family Craft Nights!
*"Family Tree" Craft Night on
Thursday, July 24th @ 7PM! Make a frame-able family
tree together! (for school-aged children & parents)
Make a stylish paper and paperclip bracelet or keychain on
Thursday, August 7th @ 7PM! (for school-aged children
Register by calling Ms. Sue at 860-315-5181.
Connecticut Nutmeg Book
The library now has all titles
listed on the 2014 Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award nominees
list available for loan. The
Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades
4-8 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite
from a list of ten nominated titles. Jointly sponsored by
Connecticut Library Association and the
Connecticut Association of School Librarians, the Nutmeg
Committee is comprised of children's librarians and school
library media specialists who are members of our sponsoring
Other Children's Corner
The library purchases an
average of 10 new children’s books per month.
A library card makes a great
gift for your child on their birthday! Ask the
librarian about this the next time you are at the library.