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June 2017

Breakfast Club

June 3, 10:00 am - 10:30 am

BREAKFAST CLUB Story time continues on Saturdays in June (3, 10, 17, 24) from 10:00 to 10:30. All ages are welcome!

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Young Matisse

June 3, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

During the month of June, young artists age six and up are invited to join Mrs. Robin for an exploration of American painters Georgia O’Keeffe, Mark Rothko and Edward Hopper on Saturdays (3, 10, 17, 24) from 11:00 to noon. Children will experiment with color, composition and style with mixed media.

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Art Opening Reception: Robert Andrew Parker

June 3, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Once Upon a Pie: Pizza and Stories

June 19, 12:00 pm

MARVELOUS MONDAYS AT NOON ONCE UPON A PIE… PIZZA AND STORIES  Join Mrs. Robin on the Library lawn Mondays at noon (June 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7) during the summer for slices and stories! Please call to let us know you are coming at 860 364-5041.

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Marvelous Mondays: Gardening!

June 19, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

MARVELOUS MONDAY AFTERNOONS! On Marvelous Mondays, we sow and watch our gardens grow; with the help of Maria Grace, we prepare the soil, start seeds and sprouts and learn about good gardening. With Mrs. Robin we read stories and create magical works of art!       Monday, June 19, 3:30 to 4:30: Ready, get set, sow! Birds and birdhouses! Monday, June 26, 3:30 to 4:30: Paint pet rocks! Monday, July 10, 3:30 to 4:30: Backyard weavers and Anansi fables!…

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The Middle East: Promise and Peril: A Lecture by Joseph Baxer

June 25, 4:00 pm

  The Middle East appears to be in disarray. The Arab Awakening is crushed by Arab autocrats. Sunni and Shia tensions continue. No settlement is on the radar screen for Irael and Palestine. Millions are displaced from a devastated Syria. Persian Iran is ambitions, Turkey in upheaval. The Gulf States are accused of human rights abuses. In this patchwork perilous puzzle, what may be signs of home, promise? Returning from Spring visits to the Arab Gulf States and drawing on…

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Summer Reading Kickoff with Jester Jim!

June 30, 5:00 pm

Summer begins with the mirth and magic of Jester Jim. Featuring a trunk full of props, a looping machine, knives and fire, this outdoor show is sure to please! Factor in hotdogs grilled by Barclay Collins and the evening is complete. Join us Friday, June 30 at 5:00 on the library lawn.

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July 2017

Summer Chess with Jonathan Doster

July 11, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Chess master, Jonathan Doster, returns to teach children how to kick butt on Tuesday evenings!

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AUDUBON ANIMAL MENAGERIE

July 25, 11:00 am

On Tuesday, July 25, at 11:00 am, we welcome the return of Sunny Kellner. Sunny is the Wildlife Rehabilitation & Outreach Coordinator at the Sharon Audubon Center located in Sharon, CT and travels throughout Connecticut and New York State teaching programs to school groups and organizations about birds of prey, reptiles and other nature or wildlife related topics.  Currently, she also oversees the Center’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Program which admits over 300 injured and orphaned birds each year with the hope…

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August 2017

SOUNDS OF SUMMER: MARIMBA! With Andrew Thomson

August 11, 5:00 pm

Bring a picnic and sample some harvest delights from the children’s garden while listening to the sounds of summer on the library lawn! Percussionist extraordinaire, Andrew Thomson, is back to play songs from around the world on the Marimba. Join us Friday, August 11 at 5:00 o’clock for an amazing outdoor concert! Dessert will be provided. Please call the library to let us know you are coming at 860 364-5041.

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