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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, June 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Friday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, June 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 24
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids! Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Readiness
Pre-K readiness provides a loose structure providing your child with an opportunity to sample what school is like. Through songs, crafts, and simple handwriting exercises children are exposed to a world of letters.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, June 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
Monday Matinee
Join us for a movie screening at the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Art Series - Inspired by Books
Join us each week to read a book together and then make art inspired by the book. Ages 5-12. Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. Crochet lessons available.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Craft - Canvas Painting
Join us for a special canvas painting for toddler and caretaker. Ages 30 months to 5 years. Registration Required
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Free Play
Build with your imagination and legos!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lap-sit
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Wednesday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Build a Paper House
Using a simple design cut, fold, glue and create a house out of paper. Ages 8-11.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Read Aloud
Stories, stories, and MORE stories. Join us for an interactive story time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Fuji Instax Theme-Based Bookmaking Workshops
A Summer Reading Program Students learn to use Fuji Instax cameras and make instant photographs in partners focusing on a pre-selected theme. Each student walks away with 2 images. Presented by International Center of Photography. For ages 13-18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Crafternoons
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Friday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, June 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, July 5
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 12
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Making Comics 101
A Summer Reading Program A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting , writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as the students create their own premise and story 'bible' (a document full of ideas, the story pitch, and character model sheets used to promote their idea). Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 13-18 years old.
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, July 17
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Circuits, Science, and Making
A Summer Reading Program If you’ve ever wondered more about how electricity works, this is for you! Students will learn about science and circuitry while making their very own LED project, such as a bracelet or wristband that they can wear home! This class will not only introduce you to the world of engineering, but will allow you to engage your creativity by customizing your project! All materials will be provided by RoboFun. Best for children ages 6-13 years old. Presented by RoboFun
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 2
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 3
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Amazing World of Animals
A Summer Reading Program! 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. Best for children ages 4 and older.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 9
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 10
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World with UNICEF
A Summer Reading Program! For 70 years, across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF protects the rights of every child. UNICEF can offer branches a free workshop for children or teens that will cover life-saving programs in health, water, education, emergencies and much more! In keeping with the "BUILD A BETTER WORLD" theme for Summer Reading 2017, workshops will highlight how we can all work together to create a better world for children! Through hands-on activities and interactive discussio…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 16
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children