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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 21
@ 2:30 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. Learn how to use our electronic resources.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Lab
Teen's meet to play their favorite games!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 23
@ 2:30 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
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Fun with Lego's
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
End of Summer Reading Celebration
The New York Public Library’s Allerton branch invites you to join us for the End of Summer Reading Party, with special guest in this program, the audience will learn about these amazing, fascinating birds by meeting live owls and investigating how owls are perfectly designed to be nocturnal hunters. A collection of owl artifacts such as feathers and pellets will also be presented for hands-on investigation. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center Along with…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, August 25
@ 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!
Allerton LibraryAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Owls on the Prowl
A Summer Reading Celebration! In this program, the audience will learn about these amazing, fascinating birds by meeting live owls and investigating how owls are perfectly designed to be nocturnal hunters. A collection of owl artifacts such as feathers and pellets will also be presented for hands-on investigation. Best for children ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Flick: The Fox and the Hound
Movie flick: The Fox and the Hound 2 In this midquel to The Fox and the Hound (1981), Copper the hound dog, here still just a pup, joins a canine music band, and spends less and less time with his best friend Tod fox. Is their friendship in danger?
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 28
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Toddler Paint & Play
Paint & Play helps toddlers practice motor skills and manipulation, learn about shapes, colors and socialize with other youngsters and express their creativity.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 29
@ 2:30 a.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
Tue, August 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Adult Book Club
Read one book per month and discuss it with members of your community and librarians.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Wed, August 30
@ 2:30 a.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Learn and Play
Come in and join us for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
Fun with Lego's
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
College Essay Writing Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Thinking about college? What makes your application stand out? How should you handle essays, recommendations and extracurriculars? Work with an ex-Princeton Regional Director of Admissions and a Harvard Ed Ph.D. They’ll share their expertise and you’ll be on your way. Presented by Carla Sinz and Caroline Moore. For ages 15-18 years old.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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