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July 2017

Hummingbird Robotics Camp

July 20 @ 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 21 @ 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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**WAIT LIST ONLY*** Please join us for this unique, hands-on experience.  Architect and 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. Registration is…

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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. Tai Chi Waitlist 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 August 2, 2017 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. 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 August 2, 2017 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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