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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, September 4, 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
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
3 p.m.Silent Library!
There can only be one champion team! Based off the Japanese game show!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, September 9, 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 of a bilingual storytime for Spanish and non-Spanish speakers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
11 a.m.Inclusive Young Adult and Early Adult Art Classes
Introductory art classes for Young Adults with or without disabilities. Students will learn to create hand made acrylic prints and learn to use various art mediums. Lessons will include a brief introduction art history, color theory and an overview of a contemporary artist's work.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomPersons with Disabilities
3 p.m.Teen TechTime
Learn to code, practice your typing skills, or join us for a makerspace project!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, September 11, 2015
3 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, September 12, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Monday, September 14, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come hang out and watch episodes of your favorite anime!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m."Pete the Cat and his Groovy New Look"
Help the Librarian retell the story of "Pete the Cat" by Eric Litwin, using art materials and your imagination. Children will create puppet versions of Pete the Cat and their own versions of the characters. (All school aged children and parents are welcome to participate.)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
3 p.m.Silent Library!
There can only be one champion team! Based off the Japanese game show!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, September 17, 2015
3 p.m.Teen TechTime
Learn to code, practice your typing skills, or join us for a makerspace project!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, September 18, 2015
3 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, September 19, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Matinee
Spend a Saturday afternoon watching feature films or documentaries.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Monday, September 21, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come hang out and watch episodes of your favorite anime!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
3 p.m.Bead-Making Session!
Are you crafty or creative? Do you like making necklaces and bracelets? Come hang out and make some jewelry for your friends and family!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, September 23, 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 of a bilingual storytime for Spanish and non-Spanish speakers.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.(Poetry) Book Slam
Do you like to write poetry or short stories? Come to this workshop and make your own poetry books.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, September 24, 2015
11 a.m.Inclusive Young Adult and Early Adult Art Classes
Introductory art classes for Young Adults with or without disabilities. Students will learn to create hand made acrylic prints and learn to use various art mediums. Lessons will include a brief introduction art history, color theory and an overview of a contemporary artist's work.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomPersons with Disabilities
3 p.m.Teen TechTime
Learn to code, practice your typing skills, or join us for a makerspace project!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Friday, September 25, 2015
3 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, September 26, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Monday, September 28, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come hang out and watch episodes of your favorite anime!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m. "Elephant and Piggie Storytime"
Help the Librarian retell the story of "Elephant and Piggie" by Mo Willems, using art materials and your imagination. Children will create puppet versions of Piggie and their own versions of the characters. (All school aged children and parents are welcome to participate.)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
3 p.m.Teen Zine
Do you like reading magainzes? What is a zine? Come to our workshop and make your own magazine, and learn the history of where/how it originated!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
3 p.m.Tie Dye Party!
What is tie dye? How do you make it? Why was it so popular in the 1970's ? Help us come together as we create Patterns using dye! Bring whatever you can find, shirts, skirts, hijab, etc!
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
4 p.m.G.H.O.S.T.
The National G.H.O.S.T. Project involves young people -middle school through high school age – in researching, writing and telling ghost and horror stories. Participants will write their stories, then condense them into a five minute form to compete in a ghost story “slam”. Presented by Robin Bady. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, November 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Far Out Physics
The Far Out Physics series uses demonstrations, art projects and hands-on science experiments to inspire you to better understand the world around you and to be creative problem solvers. Each class contains a different theme exploring speed, momentum, forces, reactions, structures and other physical phenomena. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 7, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's Room
Array
Families
Thursday, November 12, 2015
3:30 p.m.Far Out Physics
The Far Out Physics series uses demonstrations, art projects and hands-on science experiments to inspire you to better understand the world around you and to be creative problem solvers. Each class contains a different theme exploring speed, momentum, forces, reactions, structures and other physical phenomena. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
4 p.m.Well Versed
Practice writing poetry, improve your verses, and get feedback from our fabulous poet Angelo Verga, one of NYC's prominent poets. Presented by Urban Word. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:30 p.m.Far Out Physics
The Far Out Physics series uses demonstrations, art projects and hands-on science experiments to inspire you to better understand the world around you and to be creative problem solvers. Each class contains a different theme exploring speed, momentum, forces, reactions, structures and other physical phenomena. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, November 21, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's Room
Array
Families
Saturday, December 5, 2015
2 p.m.Family Movie Matinee
A movie the whole family can enjoy together.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomFamilies
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