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9:30 am

Drop-in Book Babies! (Walkers 12-24 mos)

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until October 2, 2019

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in for songs, rhymes, bounces and a special book.  Stay afterward for socializing and free-play! Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. prior to the start of class.

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10:30 am

Authors @ NCL: Dear Diary Boy by Kumiko Makihara

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Author and journalist Kumiko Makihara will discuss her memoir Dear Diary Boy. When her five-year-old son passed the rigorous exams to enter a top Japanese school, Makihara assumed that the hard work had been done. But her free-spirited son failed to thrive in the extraordinarily competitive primary school while the exacting mother kept pushing him
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11:00 am

The Writer’s Group with Shanna Melton

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2019

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Writer’s Group is a space for people who love words to gather and create new work.  The mission is to use prompts and other creative tools to motivate the creative process.  The purpose is to create a space to share and get reactions from other writers who can advise us on how to enhance
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Time for Twos Storytime

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until November 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for children 24-36 mos.   Enjoy songs, rhymes, felt board stories and special books!  Stay afterward for snack & socializing. Registration opens Sept. 4 @ 9:15 AM in the Children's Room.

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1:15 pm

3-5s Storytime

September 17 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A registered program for ages 3-5 yrs. with or without an adult.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays, dancing and lots of books!  Class will usually include a short craft or other activity. Registration opens on Sept. 4 @ 9:15 AM in the Children's Room.

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4:00 pm

Altered Book Group

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Altered book journaling is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a poetic and creative form. It’s a wonderful way to repurpose old books and have fun with paint, stamps, stencils, cuts, folds, watercolor resists, embroidery, blackout poetry, image transfers, and collages. This group meets monthly to
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4:15 pm

Crazy 8s Math Club for grades 1-2

September 17 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school club that gets kids excited about math.  Join us to participate in fun math games and activities! Child MUST be able to attend at least 6 of the 8 sessions. Register Here If above registration is full, add your name to the WAIT LIST.

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4:30 pm

3D Printer Certification: Lulzbot

September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This training session covers how to use the MakerLab’s newest 3D printer: the Lulzbot Mini! This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print,
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6:30 pm

Emerging Tech Meetup: Big Tech & Filter Bubbles

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library to ‘talk tech’ at this new meetup. Semi-monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. This month’s
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Learn to Write Fiction

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 22, 2019

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn to Write Fiction - It’s Fun! Is there a story you’ve long wanted to get down on paper, share with friends, and maybe even publish?  Please join Laura Cavers for the return of her popular writing class that, this fall, will focus on fiction. PLEASE REGISTER Registration full? JOIN THE WAITLIST What are the
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7:00 pm

Emanuel: The Untold story of the victims and survivors of the Charleston Church shooting

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston, South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in the church, nine African Americans lay dead—leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. In collaboration with United Methodist Church we invite all to participate in
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