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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, August 3, 2015
2 p.m."Pete the Cat and his 4 Colorful pieces of Chalk"
Help the Librarian retell the story of "Pete the Cat" By Eric Litwin using chalk and your imagination. This program will take place outdoors if weather conditions permits it to be. (All school aged children and parents are welcomed to partiticipate).
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
2 p.m.Art in the Library: Make art inspired by a famous artist
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Each session will include an individual lesson. First session: Children will learn about artist Henri Matisse and create artwork inspired by his "cut out" collages. Second session: An introduction to contemporary painter Amy Sillman, children will use oil pastels to create art inspired by Sillman's work. Third Session: Children will be introduced to the art of Mickalene Thomas, and create collages inspir…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime and Cuentalo en Español Storytime
Three sessions of preschool stories for toddlers and preschoolers.The first two session will include stories, songs, action rhymes. The second session will consist a bilingual storytime for Spanish and non Spanish speakers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, August 6, 2015
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, August 7, 2015
2 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Saturday, August 8, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come check out some of the newest mangas and view an episode of a popular anime series!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
3 p.m.Bead Making Session!
Come hangout, we'll be making bracelets and necklaces!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
4 p.m.Fierce and Fabulous Fashion for Teens!
A Fierce & Fabulous Fashion workshop is about fashion from recycled materials. With a hanger you can create a "Fashionista" from any country. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, August 14, 2015
2 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Saturday, August 15, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Monday, August 17, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come check out some of the newest mangas and view an episode of a popular anime series!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
2 p.m.Art in the Library: Make art inspired by a famous artist
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Each session will include an individual lesson. First session: Children will learn about artist Henri Matisse and create artwork inspired by his "cut out" collages. Second session: An introduction to contemporary painter Amy Sillman, children will use oil pastels to create art inspired by Sillman's work. Third Session: Children will be introduced to the art of Mickalene Thomas, and create collages inspir…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Silent Library!
Have you seen the Japanese game show Silent Library on Youtube? If you think you have what it takes to keep a straight face in the library, comes hang out and see if your team is good enough to be named champions!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime and Cuentalo en Español Storytime
Three sessions of preschool stories for toddlers and preschoolers.The first two session will include stories, songs, action rhymes. The second session will consist a bilingual storytime for Spanish and non Spanish speakers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Teen Zine!
Do you know what a zine is? Want to learn how to make one? Come check out our zine maker w/Ms. Rodriguez!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, August 21, 2015
2 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Saturday, August 22, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Kids take over the Library!
Children of all ages are welcomed to take over the library! School Aged children join each other in playing classic Board Games, creating pieces using art supplies. While toddlers and preschoolers can play with building blocks, puzzles or toys that encourage sensory motor and development skills.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren
Monday, August 24, 2015
2 p.m.Superhero Storytime
Who's your hero? Read a story about an everyday hero and come bring it to life using chalk or markers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come check out some of the newest mangas and view an episode of a popular anime series!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
2 p.m.Art in the Library: Make art inspired by a famous artist
A mini art class and art history lesson for school aged children and their parents. Each session will include an individual lesson. First session: Children will learn about artist Henri Matisse and create artwork inspired by his "cut out" collages. Second session: An introduction to contemporary painter Amy Sillman, children will use oil pastels to create art inspired by Sillman's work. Third Session: Children will be introduced to the art of Mickalene Thomas, and create collages inspir…
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Silent Library!
Have you seen the Japanese game show Silent Library on Youtube? If you think you have what it takes to keep a straight face in the library, comes hang out and see if your team is good enough to be named champions!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Storytime and Cuentalo en Español Storytime
Three sessions of preschool stories for toddlers and preschoolers.The first two session will include stories, songs, action rhymes. The second session will consist a bilingual storytime for Spanish and non Spanish speakers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, August 27, 2015
3 p.m.Indian Arts Workshop
A Summer Reading Celebration. Join us as we travel to India in this interactive, dance and music filled performance/workshop extravaganza. After watching some Mohiniyattam style dance, and listening to Carnatic singing and the music of the tablas, you will have a chance to try out the moves yourself! You will also learn about the origins of these beautiful Indian art forms. Presented by Urban Stages for children 5 years and older.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, August 29, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Monday, August 31, 2015
4 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come check out some of the newest mangas and view an episode of a popular anime series!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, September 19, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 26, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Saturday, October 3, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 10, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 17, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Thursday, October 22, 2015
3:30 p.m.Happenin' Habitats
Forests, fields, and ponds, OH MY! The New Canaan Nature Center will take participants on a virtual tour of our native local habitats. Learn how plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria all work together in harmony to create some of our favorite natural homes as a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist brings the natural world inside your library! Recommended for audiences age 6 and up.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, October 24, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
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