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Children’s Program Room

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

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February 2017

Middle School Mondays

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 22, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Middle School Mondays

Stop by the Children's Program Room every Monday from 3:00-4:30 pm for snacks and a new activity! Events will include Minute to Win It games, trivia tournaments, Silent Library challenges, and a variety of craft projects. No registration required. For students in grades 5-8.

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Time for 2’s

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for Two year-olds with a grownup.  Come enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories!  Stay afterward for a snack & chat. The child must be the correct age for the class by 1/15/2017. Preference given to New Canaan residents with a current Library card.  

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for children 18-36 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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Crazy 8’s Club for K-2nd grade

February 28 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 28, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for students in grades K-2.  A book reading is followed by some crazy math problem fun! Limited enrollment.

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Young Critics for grades 4-6

February 28 @ 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 Running Out of Time by Margaret Haddix this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner! Please register @ 203-594-5002

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March 2017

3-5’s Storytime

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for children 3-5 yrs. of age.  Come enjoy a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, an occasional craft or movie! The child must be the correct age for the program by 1/15/2017.

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Time for 2’s

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for Two year-olds with a grownup.  Come enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories!  Stay afterward for a snack & chat. The child must be the correct age for the class by 1/15/2017. Preference given to New Canaan residents with a current Library card.  

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for children 18-36 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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Kid Creators for grades 2-4

March 2 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for students in grades 2-4.  Creative fun using STEM concepts. Limited enrollment  

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3-5’s Storytime

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for children 3-5 yrs. of age.  Come enjoy a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, an occasional craft or movie! The child must be the correct age for the program by 1/15/2017.

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Time for 2’s

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for Two year-olds with a grownup.  Come enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories!  Stay afterward for a snack & chat. The child must be the correct age for the class by 1/15/2017. Preference given to New Canaan residents with a current Library card.  

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Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

March 8 @ 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 I am Princess X by Cherie Priest this month.  Join Librarians Kathleen Crouse and Cathy Townsend for the discussion and a pizza dinner! Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Robert the Guitar Guy

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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One event on March 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on May 13, 2017 at 2:00pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come sing and dance to your favorite tunes with Robert!  Drop-in to the Children's Program Room @ 2 PM for an exciting musical program.  For families with children ages 8 and under.

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Jr. Builder Challenge

March 12 @ 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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Art Detectives: Create Fabric Collages!

March 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Artist & art educator, Mary Moross leads students on an investigation through the Curtis Gallery of the work of fiber artist, Liz Alter.  In the studio, students will create a fabric collage inspired by the work in the Gallery. For grades 1-4.  Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Getting Mom Back in Shape

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Calling all moms of young babies!  Join us for a discussion on postnatal fitness with Anne Emson.  This presentation will explore general fitness tips for mothers including what to do in the first 6 weeks, abdominal issues and a brief demonstration of exercises that can be done with your baby!  Little ones are welcome. *This is not an exercise class* Anne Emson is a certified group fitness instructor with a specialty certification in pre- and postnatal fitness. She is the…

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Japanese Language Meetup

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. The semester runs from January to March 2017 and is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! REGISTER HERE

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Spanish Language Meetup

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing Spanish Language Meetup on the First and Third Mondays of the month. This semester will run from January to March 2017 and is best suited for students who have some experience with Spanish and want to practice language and conversation skills. REGISTER HERE

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Time for 2’s

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 5, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 5, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for Two year-olds with a grownup.  Come enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories!  Stay afterward for a snack & chat. The child must be the correct age for the class by 3/15/2017. Preference given to New Canaan residents with a current Library card.

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Tales for Tots (18-36 mos)

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 4, 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. 11 AM Tues. or Thurs.

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Crazy 8’s Club

March 21 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 2, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for students in grades K-2.  A book reading is followed by some crazy math problem fun! Limited enrollment. Preference given to New Canaan residents with a current Library Card.

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Book Babies! Walkers (12-18 mos.)

March 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in series for babies 12-18 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.)

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 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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3-5’s Storytime

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Spring Session registration begins on March 14 @ 9:30 AM in the children's Program Room. The child must be the correct age for the program by March 15, 2017.

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Readers and Makers Teen Book Club

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 24, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you a maker and a reader? Do you like working on crafts and talking about books? Each month we will discuss a new genre and work on a different craft project. Bring your creativity and book recommendations! Pizza will be served. For grades 7-10. Please register.

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Book Explorers for grades 2 & 3 with Author Visit!

March 23 @ 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 The Adventures of Henry Whiskers by Gigi Priebe this month.  Join the Author, Gigi Priebe and Librarian Audrey Heneage for the discussion & other fun activities. Please register @ 203-594-5002

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3-5’s Storytime

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until May 5, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Join us for multiple stories, song, rhymes & a short film or craft activity. Spring Session registration begins on March 14 @ 9:30 AM in the children's Program Room. The child must be the correct age for the program by March 15, 2017.

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Young Critics for grades 4-6

March 28 @ 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 book group is reading Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky by Sandra Dallas this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner! Please register @ 203-594-5002

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Let’s Write in Script!

March 30 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Thursday, repeating until May 12, 2017

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn a new skill & have fun in this 6-week after school program. Using script helps students write homework assignments faster, gives students the ability to read historical documents & letters from Grandma and looks really cool when signing your name! For students in grades 3-6.  Meets Thursdays 4:15-5:15 PM Registration opens March 14 @ 9:30 AM in the Children's Room

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April 2017

French Language Meetup

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing

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Spanish Language Meetup

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:30pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing Spanish Language Meetup on the First and Third Mondays of the month. This class is best suited for students who have some experience with Spanish and want to practice language and conversation skills.

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Readers and Makers Teen Book Club

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you a maker and a reader? Do you like working on crafts and talking about books? Each month we will discuss a new genre and work on a different craft project. Bring your creativity and book recommendations! Pizza will be served. For grades 7-10. Please register.

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“Parenting by the Book” with Dr. Jennie Klein

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Please join us for a new parenting book group led by Dr. Jennie Klein, PhD, a New Canaan based psychologist and mother of two. Participants will have the opportunity to share experiences, perspectives, and discuss real world strategies for navigating the challenges of parenting in the context of a guided discussion led by a professional. For this meeting participants will read and discuss The Gift of Failure: How the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed by…

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