Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

54 events found.

Page 1 of 2 Next
TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, July 6, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Gaming Hour- ZUMBA
Enjoy Zumba Fitness with us. Get some exercise and don't let the kids and teens have all the fun!
Allerton LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Learn to type & use the mouse.
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m.Get Real! Love and Relationships
Got questions about getting the right boy or girl for you? When should you start dating? How do you know if it's true love? What happens when the relationship gets rough? Our dating guru, Lesley Moody, can help you out! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Movie Flicks
Watch featured films in the library. Call for details.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lounge
Teens gather in the Allerton Teen Lounge and sit back and read magazines, books, and use the laptops.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 10, 2015
2 p.m.Craft Circle
Come with any craft that you do; knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint, rubber band bracelets, macrame, lanyards, or whatever else you like to do. We will sit at a table and talk and do our crafts.
Allerton LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Board Games
Play & interact with other kids in games of Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, and more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, July 11, 2015
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, July 13, 2015
11:30 a.m.Toddler Craft
Join us for a fun morning crafts for toddlers.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
2 p.m.Adult Gaming Hour- ZUMBA
Enjoy Zumba Fitness with us. Get some exercise and don't let the kids and teens have all the fun!
Allerton LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.Computer Open Lab: Get your questions answered.
Are you having trouble with your email or searching the internet? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter? Need help with a computer? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lounge
Teens gather in the Allerton Teen Lounge and sit back and read magazines, books, and use the laptops.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Gaming
Enjoy playing the Wii or Xbox system with other children in the library.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 16, 2015
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lounge
Teens gather in the Allerton Teen Lounge and sit back and read magazines, books, and use the laptops.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 17, 2015
2 p.m.Uno Tournament
Are you the best player? Compete with other children in the library in a game of Uno cards.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2:30 p.m.Parents Achieve Now Workshop
In this workshop participants reflect on their beliefs about learning, set short and long-term goals, and learn about the importance of self-improvement. Furthermore, participants learn about organizational and time management skills, how to acquire productive habits, personal responsibility, and how to help children maintain a positive attitude in school. Mr. Solis has taught in New York City Public Schools for over ten years. He holds a BA in Psychology and two Master Degrees in Education.…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 18, 2015
2 p.m.Movie Flicks
Watch featured films in the library. Call for details.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, July 20, 2015
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Microsoft Word 1
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Learn to edit size, color, and type of font in Microsoft Word 2010.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
11 a.m.Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
2:30 p.m. Gaming for Teens
Teens challenge each other in xbox games.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Movie Flicks
Watch featured films in the library. Call for details.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, July 23, 2015
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 24, 2015
2 p.m.Lego
Build your dream and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 4 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, July 25, 2015
2 p.m.Board Games
Play & interact with other kids in games of Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, and more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, July 27, 2015
2 p.m.Adult Gaming Hour- ZUMBA
Enjoy Zumba Fitness with us. Get some exercise and don't let the kids and teens have all the fun!
Allerton LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Color-me-Happy
Enjoy coloring pictures or doing puzzles with other children.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m. Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Page 1 of 2 Next

Chat with a librarian now