Online Programs

Webinars + Livestreams

New Canaan Library and the Digital Services team are working to bring you programming online. Check out the calendar for the latest program offerings.


Listen this weekend! | YA Book Brunch Podcast

  • Episode 5: Earn your Echolocation Badge for Teen Summer Reading Challenge and listen to our Podcast about Nothing by Janne Teller. Lots of spoilers so read the book first! Find
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August 3 @ 11:30 am | Virtual Chinese Language Meet Up

  • Join our Chinese Language Meetup with Zoom videoconferencing! Instructor Lucy Gao will help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Drop in to practice your Chinese! Link to the meeting here.
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August 5 @ 10:00 am | Family Storytime Summer on Zoom

  • Join Librarians Miss Marie and Miss Cathy for songs, stories and music fun when we meet in our Zoom room! Bring a shaker to make some noise. Wave to your
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August 5 @ 11:00 am | Book Chat with Laura

  • Introducing Book Chat! Join Reader’s Advisor Laura Cavers for the Library’s newest program for book lovers. Each month, Laura and a guest colleague will get together and talk about the
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August 5 @ 11:00 am | Short Story Meet Up with Carroll Stenson

  • Join us for this live webinar Wednesdays at 11:00 am from August 5th - September 9th  Our very popular Short Story Meet Up with Carroll Stenson is back for six
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August 5 @ 2:30 pm | Scattergories for Teens

  • Join us for an virtual game of Scattergories! Players will need paper, pen/pencil and the Zoom chat to fully participate. Scattergories is the fast-thinking game of categories and words! For
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August 5 @ 4:00 pm | Game Break for Grades 3-5

  • Join us for an afternoon virtual game break every Wednesday at 4 this summer.  We will be playing Drawasaurus in a private game room.  Drawasaurus is a draw-and-guess style game.
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August 6 @ 7:00 pm | Game Night for Grades 5-8

  • Join us for an virtual game night every Thursday at 7 this summer. We will be playing Drawasaurus in a private game room. Drawasaurus is a draw-and-guess style game. This
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19 March 2020 | 7-8 PM – Leonardo: Painter, Military Engineer, Inventor

  • Learn More Professor Michael Littman of the Mechanical Aerospace & Engineering department at Princeton University will discuss Leonardo’s illustrated writings and notes that serve as a guide to his many contributions to art, science, and engineering.

14 March 2020 – Digital Pi Day Celebration!

11 March 2020 – MedEd: Coronavirus

24 March 2020 |7-8 PM – Leonardo: The Sounds of Renaissance with Gil Harel

  • Professor Gil Harel (PhD, Brandeis University) will discuss important genres of Renaissance music: first, the motets and masses which represent the spiritual nature of this period, then the madrigals which reflect the poetic and secular in life.

26 March 2020 |7-8 PM – Leonardo: The Life and Times of Caravaggio

  • Learn more Professor in Art History Page Knox discusses the life and times of Italian painter Caravaggio.