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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
11 a.m.Canceled
Preschool Story Time
Story time for the whole family.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Canceled
Teen Lab
Teens meet at the Allerton lab and utilize library resources to do homework.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Canceled
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, May 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Trivia
Have fun answering random questions in math, science, global studies, and etc.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 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, May 29, 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
3:30 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
Saturday, May 30, 2015
1 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
Tuesday, June 2, 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
Friday, June 5, 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
Saturday, June 6, 2015
2:30 p.m. Gaming for Teens
Teens challenge each other in xbox games.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, June 8, 2015
3:30 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, June 9, 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
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
3 p.m.Poetry ClubAllerton LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Do You Believe in Magic
Do You Believe In Magic Show with Super Hero Muscle Man Mike has a wonderful and different approach to performing Magic! Look no further for something exciting and unique! Now you get a Super Hero with his Puppet Side Kick Rocky Rabbit and a full Magic Show! For ages 2 and older. Presented by Fit4Kids.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 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)
Thursday, June 11, 2015
3:30 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, June 12, 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
Monday, June 15, 2015
3:30 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, June 16, 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.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
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
3:30 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)
Thursday, June 18, 2015
11 a.m.Classic Movie ScreeningAllerton LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Real Movies by Real Teens: Documentary Film Screening with EVC
You’re invited to an afternoon of film! Join us and the Education Video Center as we show documentaries created by New York City teens that explore their powerful stories on a wide-range of real-world topics including bullying and LGBT issues. Stay tuned after the film as the filmmakers discuss their work in person.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, June 20, 2015
12 noonTeen Summer Reading Party
Teens get the opportunity to register for Summer Reading., participate in the Ceremonial Origins of Salsa, and get the chance to purchase books from the book sale.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.Presley and Melody presents: America's Heroes and Story Songs
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Children become "stars on stage" in this unique and creative concert experience. Original songs are specifically created for each theme and age group attending performance.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Ceremonial Origins of Salsa
This program presents instruments, music, and lyrics used in the African, Taino and Spanish Catholic rituals that provide a base for Salsa. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Presented by Jose Obando.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, June 22, 2015
3:30 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, June 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
3:30 p.m.Postponed
Gaming for Teens
Teens challenge each other in xbox games.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 25, 2015
3:30 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, June 26, 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
10:45 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
Saturday, June 27, 2015
2:30 p.m.Evolution of Music
This interactive, educational, musical performance explains how music evolved from the African Drum, to present day music. Beginning with African drum rhythms, and how the Africans brought music to America via the slave trade, evolving to gospel, blues, jazz, pop, and R&B. Presented by Shailah Edmonds
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, June 29, 2015
3:30 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, June 30, 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
Thursday, July 2, 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
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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
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)
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
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