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June 2017

Stories & Crafts for ages 3-5

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our NCHS Intern Miss Kameron for fun stories and a craft! For ages 3-5 Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Art Detectives — Let’s Paint!

June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join artist & art educator Mary Moross to view the artwork of painters Pam Ackley and Bevi Bullwinkel.  Then, in the studio, students will create landscape or still life paintings inspired by the work in the Gallery, using acrylic or watercolor paint.  Please wear appropriate clothes.  For grades K-4. Register @ 203-594-5002

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Pizza & Pages book group is reading Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt this month.  Join Librarians Cathy Townsend & Kathleen Crouse for the discussion & a pizza dinner. 6:30-7:30 PM in Children’s Program Room

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Macbeth for Kids

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Apprentice Company of Shakespeare on the Sound, the award winning outdoor Shakespeare Theater based in Norwalk, CT, will present an abbreviated preview of The Scottish Play, adapted for ages 6 and up with caregivers. Drop in.

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Jr. Builder Challenge

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Calling all Lego® lovers to our monthly meetup! Design and build to the challenge, or your own imagination.  All finished projects will be photographed for our Facebook gallery.  For children ages 3 and up with a grownup.

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Storytime for ages 2-5

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop in for fun stories, songs, and activities!  For ages 2-5. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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For Parents: Making Math Magical over the Summer

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Math tutor Rebecca Zook shares tips on how to use the summer to catch up or get ahead -- without burning out or going crazy! Drop in. While summer is the perfect time to catch up on math or get ahead, students typically lose 2.6 months of grade level learning in math each summer.  Many families, even those who enthusiastically embrace summer reading, feel overwhelmed or completely lost when it comes to getting started with doing summer math. Come learn how you can use the summer so your…

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Explorers for grades 2-3

June 15 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Book Explorers are reading Dying To Meet You by Kate Klise this month.  Join Librarian Audrey Heneage for the discussion and other activities. Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Storytime for ages 2-5

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop in for fun stories, songs, and activities!  For ages 2-5. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Young Critics for Grades 4-6

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Young Critics are reading Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner. 6:30-7:30PM in the Children’s Program Room Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

Find out more »

Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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The Dancing Princesses – Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents!

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come enjoy a Preview Performance of the new children's musical The Dancing Princesses, presented by the Summer Theatre of New Canaan.  Ideal for children in preschool through elementary school with caregivers.  Drop in. About the show: This is a new children's musical in the making. You will be the very first to see it performed. Dancing Princesses begins with an enchanting mystery for the kingdom to solve - why the young princesses awake exhausted each morning with their shoes worn.…

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Summer Reading Kickoff – Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!

June 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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ScienceTellers present Tall Ships & Pirate Tales! Ahoy! Join ScienceTellers as they set sail with a pirate action adventure to build a ship at sea! Volunteers from the audience join in & increase the fun! Drop-in on Thursday, June 22 @ 3:30 PM in the Lamb Room

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3-5’s Storytime

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Summer Session begins on June 27 @ 10:00 AM in the Children’s Program Room.

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

June 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Paper Circuits for the 4th

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We'll use basic craft supplies, a little knowledge of circuits, and your creativity to make a 4th of July Card or drawing that lights up! For Ages 8 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in storytime full of action rhymes, songs, books & fun!  Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Summer Session begins on June 29th @ 10:00 AM in the Children's Program Room

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Cool Cardboard Storytime & Craft

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Miss Marie for stories and building with cardboard! You'll be working together to create something awesome that we'll display in the Children's Room. For Ages 5-8. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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The Blossom Shoppe

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meet Poppy & Posie of the new children's book The Blossom Shoppe by Caroline & Katherine Brickley. Wear your fancy clothes & join them for a reading & craft, followed by photos & book signing. Ages 3-6 yrs. with a grownup. Please Register Online. (Link will be available on June 19th) Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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July 2017

Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Pizza & Pages book group is reading Goodbye Stranger by R. Stead this month.  Join Librarians Cathy Townsend & Kathleen Crouse for the discussion & a pizza dinner. 6:30-7:30 PM in Children’s Program Room Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in storytime full of action rhymes, songs, books & fun!  Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Summer Session begins on June 29th @ 10:00 AM in the Children's Program Room

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Scratch Camp ~ages 8+

July 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 13, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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An introduction to the popular coding program Scratch, which allows kids to easily design their own games, videos & more. (Limited to 12 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 10th- Thursday, July 13th. For ages 8 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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3-5’s Storytime

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Summer Session begins on June 27 @ 10:00 AM in the Children’s Program Room.

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Scratch Camp ~ages 8+

July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 13, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

An introduction to the popular coding program Scratch, which allows kids to easily design their own games, videos & more. (Limited to 12 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 10th- Thursday, July 13th. For ages 8 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

July 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

Find out more »

Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Scratch Camp ~ages 8+

July 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 13, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

An introduction to the popular coding program Scratch, which allows kids to easily design their own games, videos & more. (Limited to 12 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 10th- Thursday, July 13th. For ages 8 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A drop-in storytime full of action rhymes, songs, books & fun!  Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Summer Session begins on June 29th @ 10:00 AM in the Children's Program Room

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Scratch Camp ~ages 8+

July 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 13, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

An introduction to the popular coding program Scratch, which allows kids to easily design their own games, videos & more. (Limited to 12 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 10th- Thursday, July 13th. For ages 8 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Adventures of Robin Hood

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents a preview performance of the classic tale with just 2 actors! Join us for some action-filled scenes from this favorite story. Drop-in.

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Living Dragons

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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No, not real dragons....lizards! (But just as cool.) Learn about sticky feet, blue tongues, beards and monocular eyes! Meet the lizards with Brian from Riverside Reptiles. Ages 4 & up with a grownup. Drop-in. Riverside Reptiles is passionate about giving quality educational programs about reptiles, amphibians, and other fascinating creatures of the animal world.  With over 25 years of experience, we look forward to sharing our knowledge with you.

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Architecture Camp for ages 9-14

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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  Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Clemson school of Architecture Professor Joseph Schott will lead students through a complete process of devising and designing an original structure, building a scale model, and constructing the finished product in our Gallery using found and recycled objects. For ages 9-14.   This camp meets daily from Monday 7/17 - Friday 7/21, from 9:30am-12noon in the Curtis Gallery.  There is a $75 fee per student. Enrollment limited to 15 students.  Registration…

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Hummingbird Robotics Camp

July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Children will learn to program the Library's Hummingbird micro-controllers to create robots. (Limited to 10 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 17th- Thursday, July 20th. For ages 9-12. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Architecture Camp for ages 9-14

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

  Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Clemson school of Architecture Professor Joseph Schott will lead students through a complete process of devising and designing an original structure, building a scale model, and constructing the finished product in our Gallery using found and recycled objects. For ages 9-14.   This camp meets daily from Monday 7/17 - Friday 7/21, from 9:30am-12noon in the Curtis Gallery.  There is a $75 fee per student. Enrollment limited to 15 students.  Registration…

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3-5’s Storytime

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A drop-in program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Summer Session begins on June 27 @ 10:00 AM in the Children’s Program Room.

Find out more »

Hummingbird Robotics Camp

July 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Children will learn to program the Library's Hummingbird micro-controllers to create robots. (Limited to 10 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 17th- Thursday, July 20th. For ages 9-12. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

Find out more »

Architecture Camp for ages 9-14

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

  Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Clemson school of Architecture Professor Joseph Schott will lead students through a complete process of devising and designing an original structure, building a scale model, and constructing the finished product in our Gallery using found and recycled objects. For ages 9-14.   This camp meets daily from Monday 7/17 - Friday 7/21, from 9:30am-12noon in the Curtis Gallery.  There is a $75 fee per student. Enrollment limited to 15 students.  Registration…

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

Find out more »

Hummingbird Robotics Camp

July 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Children will learn to program the Library's Hummingbird micro-controllers to create robots. (Limited to 10 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 17th- Thursday, July 20th. For ages 9-12. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

Find out more »

Architecture Camp for ages 9-14

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

  Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Clemson school of Architecture Professor Joseph Schott will lead students through a complete process of devising and designing an original structure, building a scale model, and constructing the finished product in our Gallery using found and recycled objects. For ages 9-14.   This camp meets daily from Monday 7/17 - Friday 7/21, from 9:30am-12noon in the Curtis Gallery.  There is a $75 fee per student. Enrollment limited to 15 students.  Registration…

Find out more »

Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A drop-in storytime full of action rhymes, songs, books & fun!  Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Summer Session begins on June 29th @ 10:00 AM in the Children's Program Room

Find out more »

Hummingbird Robotics Camp

July 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until July 20, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Children will learn to program the Library's Hummingbird micro-controllers to create robots. (Limited to 10 participants). This Program runs from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday, July 17th- Thursday, July 20th. For ages 9-12. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

Find out more »

Architecture Camp for ages 9-14

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

  Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Clemson school of Architecture Professor Joseph Schott will lead students through a complete process of devising and designing an original structure, building a scale model, and constructing the finished product in our Gallery using found and recycled objects. For ages 9-14.   This camp meets daily from Monday 7/17 - Friday 7/21, from 9:30am-12noon in the Curtis Gallery.  There is a $75 fee per student. Enrollment limited to 15 students.  Registration…

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Build a Coral Reef

July 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Miss Audrey to learn about the plants & animals that create coral reefs. We will discuss their importance & troubles. Then you'll work together to make a beautiful reef for display. For ages 6-9. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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3-5’s Storytime

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Summer Session begins on June 27 @ 10:00 AM in the Children’s Program Room.

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Young Critics for Grades 4-6

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Young Critics are reading Eureka Key by Sara L. Thompson this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner. 6:30-7:30PM in the Children’s Program Room Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 12-23 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Book Babies! Pre-Walkers (1-11 Mos.)

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 26, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 1-11 mos. with a grownup.  An active program of books & songs, fingerplays & music fun.   Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Room size limits participation to the first 25 children to arrive. Numbers will be given out 15 mins. before the start of the program.

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Tai Chi for Kids

July 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Kids will have fun learning this mind-body-spirit practice that develops concentration & coordination. Tai Chi can serve as a tool to help one learn to relax and focus. It also keeps bodies healthy & active. Caregivers are welcome to join in the practice! Ages 5-11. Please Register Online. (Link will be available on June 19th) Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A drop-in storytime full of action rhymes, songs, books & fun!  Stay afterward for free play & socializing. Summer Session begins on June 29th @ 10:00 AM in the Children's Program Room

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LEGO© Mindstorms

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn robotics with Lego Mindstorms for ages 8-14. Please register @ 203-594-5002 for ONE session on Thursday, July 27th OR Wednesday, Aug. 2nd. Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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August 2017

Waking up Wild!

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Allyson from New Canaan Animal Control uses puppets & stories to introduce local wildlife, talk about how we can coexist with wild neighbors, & emphasize the importance of kindness & respect for animal friends. For ages 3-8. Please Register Online. (Link will be available on June 19th) Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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LEGO© WeDo

August 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn robotics with Lego Wedo for ages 5-8. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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LEGO© Mindstorms

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn robotics with Lego Mindstorms for ages 8-14. Please register @ 203-594-5002 for ONE session on Thursday, July 27th OR Wednesday, Aug. 2nd. Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Squishy Circuits

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Let's have some messy, creative science fun! We will make our own play dough, learn about conductivity, create imaginative clay sculptures, and then light them up! For ages 7 and up. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Build Like the 3 Little Pigs

August 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Miss Audrey to refresh your memory of the classic folk tale and experiment with different building techniques. Can you help the pigs better survive the wolf's attack? You will build & experiment! Ages 5-8. Please Register @ 203-594-5002 Registration for this program begins Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 AM

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Summer Reading Grand Finale

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library Block Party! Join us for Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Sidewalk Games, Water Fun, Ice Cream and More! 1-4 PM Outside in Christine's Garden (Cr. South Ave, & Maple St.)

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