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May 2017

Young Critics for grades 4-6

May 23 @ 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 Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson 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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Meet Children’s Author & Illustrator Elisha Cooper!

May 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Please join us for the first Rose Marie Zaharek Children's Author event honoring our beloved former Head of Children's Services!  Elisha Cooper is the award-winning author & illustrator of many favorites, Homer, Train, Farm, Beach & others.  He will present his new book Big Cat, Little Cat & will do some live drawing for the crowd.  Afterward, stay for questions & book signing. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Elm Street Books. Please register online.

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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
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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 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
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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 21 @ 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
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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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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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Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

June 28 @ 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 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
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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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July 2017

Book Babies! Walkers (12-23 mos.)

July 5 @ 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.)

July 5 @ 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
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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 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
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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.

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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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 »

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.

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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
+ 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 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
+ 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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