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9:30 am

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

October 2 @ 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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10:00 am

New Canaan CARES presents: Positive Discipline Tools

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Do you ever wish you could have everyone cooperate, stop yelling & just enjoy your kids?  Join Jackie D'Louhy, LCSW and  Ellen Brekovsy, LCSW to learn tools to help make that dream a reality (most of the time)! Register at Newcanaancares.org.

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11:00 am

Short Story Meetup

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us this summer for a weekly short story literature discussion series. The short story is available for pick-up in the library one week prior to the meet up. Meet to discuss the story for its meanings, messages, themes, and more importantly, how the text sometimes relates or reminds us of our own lives; a
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Drop-in Book Babies! (Pre-walkers 3-12 mos.)

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 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. before the start of class.

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12:00 pm

Lunchtime Meditation

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and
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3:00 pm

Virtual College Campus Tours

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Visit all of the colleges you want without leaving New Canaan with the power of virtual reality technology! This class will introduce you to the Oculus Rift and certify you to start booking time to use the Virtual Reality Station. Attendees will use the Google Earth VR app to ‘walk’ around the college campuses of their
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4:00 pm

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Every Wednesday, 4:00pm to 5:30pm. This drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects. Never crocheted or knitted but want to learn? Needles, hooks, and yarn will be available for new learners.

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4:15 pm

Dewey Discovery Group for grades 2-4

October 2 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our monthly non-fiction book group. We are reading The Salem Witch Trials  for this meeting.  After the book discussion there will be another fun activity! Register online.

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6:30 pm

Authors @ NCL: The Last Collection by Jeanne Mackin

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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An American woman becomes entangled in the intense rivalry between iconic fashion designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli in this captivating novel from the acclaimed author of The Beautiful American. PLEASE REGISTER Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France, and their
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Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book group is reading Breakout by Kate Messner this month.  Join Librarians Kathleen Crouse and Cathy Townsend for the discussion & a pizza dinner with dessert. Register online.

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7:00 pm

Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

New Canaan Library has debuted its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month.  We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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