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.


Through June 8 | Baby and Me Yoga

  • Join Jennifer from We Grow Yoga for a calming Baby & Me Yoga session. Caregivers will be guided through yoga sequences to rejuvenate, strengthen and cultivate connection to self and
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June 8 @ 4:15 pm | The Mysterious Zoom Art Society

  • WELCOME TO THE MYSTERIOUS ZOOM ART SOCIETY. In Trenton Lee Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society books, children enroll to tackle a series of missions that only the most resourceful and creative
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June 9 @ 7:00 pm | Exploring Connecticut Archaeology: The Repatriations of Henry Opukahaia and Albert Afraid of Hawk

  • This Live Webinar be held on Tuesday, June 9th at 7:00pm EST REGISTER HERE Join us on Zoom as Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, discusses his latest book, The Long Journeys Home:
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Every Tuesday @ 3:30 pm | Virtual Museum Trip: The Guggenheim

  • The Library usually teaches community members how to use virtual reality technology on Tuesday afternoons under normal circumstances. Even though we are currently closed due to the public health crisis
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Every Wednesday @ 11:00 am | Digital Library Live Demo

  • The Library may be closed temporarily, but all of our awesome digital resources are still available through our Digital Library at any time of day for New Canaan residents. Join
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June 10 @ 11:00 am | Preschool Yoga for ages 3-5

  • Join Jennifer from We Grow Yoga for a fun Yoga session. Come explore yoga in creative and imaginative ways. This class will use music, games, props, and storytelling to further
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Every Wednesday @ 12:00 pm | Dial-in Meditation with the Community Mindfulness Project

  • Even though our meditation sessions with the Community Mindfulness Project can’t happen in the library at the moment, you can attend call-in sessions Wednesdays at noon, as well as other
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June 10 @ 4:00 pm | Game Break for Grades 3-5

  • Join us for an afternoon virtual game break every Wednesday at 4.  We will be playing Drawasaurus in a private game room.  Drawasaurus is a draw-and-guess style game. This is
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June 10 @ 7:00 pm | How to Tell Your Story in Pictures & Words: Sharing Your Story

  • In this third session of "How to Tell Your Story in Pictures & Words: Capturing Your Story," your goal may be the journey, but it could include sharing your discoveries
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June 11 @ 11:00 am | Music with Marcus on Zoom!

  • Join Marcus and his high energy song & dance fest on Zoom! Bring your instruments to play along! Register Here for the Zoom meeting ID.   This program is intended
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June 11 @ 1:00 pm | For Parents: Creating Balance Emotionally and Socially During Re-Entry

  • As we slowly re-enter after quarantine, learn how to create balance within your family, community and the emotions that come with it.  Presented by Dr. Chris Bogart, Executive Director of
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Every Thursday @ 2:30 pm | Virtual Museum Trip: Katonah Museum of Art

  • The Library usually teaches community members how to use virtual reality technology once a week under normal circumstances. Even though we are currently closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions, we
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June 11 @ 7:00 pm | Game Night for Grades 5-8

  • Join us for an virtual game night every Thursday at 7. This week we will play Scattergories using Zoom. You will need paper and pen/pencil to play. For grades 5-8. RSVP
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June 12 @ 10:00 am | Friday Family Storytime 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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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.

New Canaan Library is proud to serve our community during these unprecedented times.

Our team is continually working to deliver excellent digital collections, services and programs 24/7.

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