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37 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
3 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
Thursday, August 6, 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
Friday, August 7, 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
Saturday, August 8, 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, August 10, 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
Tuesday, August 11, 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
2 p.m.Arts & Crafts: Beads Making
Enjoy an afternoon craft creating your own bracelet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 12, 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 p.m.Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 13, 2015
11 a.m.Classic Movie ScreeningAllerton LibraryAdults
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
Friday, August 14, 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 create. We will sit at a table and talk and do our crafts.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 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
Tuesday, August 18, 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.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
3 p.m.Kids Show
The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling. Performer Elaine Gil encourages the entire audience to get involved, making this a delightful experience for the whole family. Everyone will get their Face Painted, Balloon Animals, we will play parachute games, Bubbles and a whole lot of singing and dancing.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 19, 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 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, August 20, 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
Friday, August 21, 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 create. We will sit at a table and talk and do our crafts.
Allerton LibraryAdults
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, August 22, 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, August 24, 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
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
2 p.m.Arts & Crafts: Superhero cuffs
Which superhero are you? Join us and have fun in cuff-making. Design it, decorate it, and show-off who you want to be.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 26, 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 p.m.Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.The Amazing World of Animals
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, August 27, 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
2 p.m.Rainbow Sand
Get creative and design you own one-of-a kind rainbow sand.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 28, 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 create. 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, August 29, 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, August 31, 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
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.Understanding Your Social Security Benefits
Learn from a Social Security Administration (SSA) staff member about useful services, knowledge and tools provided by the SSA throughout your work life, if one becomes disabled, at retirement, and for survivors after the death of a family member. Take one simple step right now to make the most of your participation in the upcoming Social Security Workshop. Register today for your personal “My” Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Bernard Rosen is the Public Affairs Spe…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
4 p.m.Mask Maker, Mask Maker, Make me a Mask
Starting with slabs of clay, artists explore the face as a vehicle for self expression by creating masks inspired by the artwork of other cultures. Faces will then be decorated using paints, under glazes and found objects. Presented by P. Oliver. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.Haunted Halloween Kids Magic Comedy Show
This is a show just for fun with the witty antics of Incredulous Chris and Presto Pete making you laugh with Halloween themed magic tricks with participation. Best for children ages 2 and older.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children

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