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9:30 am

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

October 16 @ 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 31, 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

Intellectu-Gals Book Club

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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INTELLECTU-GALS: A reading group for intellectually curious women who want to dig into global topics via a diverse blend of genres and voices. In this supportive environment Intellectu-Gals will travel the world--peering into new terrain and perspectives to learn more about themselves and fellow citizens of the world. Sign up for the wait list here!
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11:00 am

Short Story Meetup

October 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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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4:30 pm

Code a Halloween Game!

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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We're using Scratch to code a Halloween-themed game! Get familiar with the blocks in Scratch and coding concepts such as data variables, events and randomness. No Scratch experience needed. For grades 3-6. Registration is full. Join the waitlist>>

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6:30 pm

Magic: The Gathering Meetup

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for another Magic: The Gathering meetup, as we eat pizza and play rounds of this dueling card game against one another. You are welcome to bring your own cards or play with the ones we provide. Learn new strategies, build decks, and battle against your friends! Appropriate for ages 12+. Please register here.

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7 Ways to Support Your Student’s Study Habits

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Learn how to support your student’s study habits in a one-hour highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar presented by Successful Study Skills 4 Students. Parents will learn the skills their student needs for success in school and concrete ideas that can be implemented right away for better results and grades. What You Will Learn: •
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7:00 pm

CANCELLED: Necessary Conversations: Aging Well Means Planning Well

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Due to inclement weather, tonight's program with Staying Put in New Canaan has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule the event in the coming months. The Importance of Advance Planning There are many things in life that are out of our hands.  What happens to us when we are older does not have to be
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