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May 2018

After-School Illustrators – grades 2-4

May 31 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Mrs. Kilkenny & Ms. Audrey to create an illustration using Origami folding!  We will be learning to create some simple Origami shapes and animals, and maybe try to put them into a scene!  For grades 2-4 Please register ONLINE

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June 2018

Cooking with Kids (3-5 yrs.)

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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**This class is currently FULL.  Add your name to the wait list HERE.***   Learn to prepare healthy & delicious foods using seasonal produce with Renana Shvil of Fiddleheads Cooking Studio! For ages 3-5 with an adult.   **Please register for only ONE June Cooking class (June 1 or June 11) so that other children may have the chance.**  

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Making Clay Animals! 2-part Program (Ages 6+)

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 9, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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**Registration is currently FULL.  Please add your name to the wait list HERE.**   Join Artist Betsy Beach to explore the magic of working in clay! Students can create a sculpture of the family pet, their favorite animal or a fantasy creature.  Pieces will be kiln fired after the first session & ready for glazing the second week.  Please commit to both sessions, June 2 & 9.  This class is for students age 6 and up.  

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31st Annual Teddy Bear Picnic!

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your best bear or stuffed friend, a picnic lunch & a blanket to the front lawn of the Library.  After lunch we parade inside for more Teddy Bear fun!  Rain or Shine! Drop-in.

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Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

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Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

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Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

June 6 @ 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 discussion group is reading Cloud & Wallfish by Anne Nesbet this month.  Join Librarians Cathy Townsend & Kathleen Crouse for a pizza dinner with dessert and the book discussion. Please register ONLINE.  

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DIY Abacus & Math Fun For Grades K-4

June 7 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The abacus is an ancient counting tool, in use since 2700 B.C, that performs basic mathematical functions. We will be making our own abacuses and learning how to use them for addition and subtraction! For grades K-4. Register>>

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join the apprentice company of Shakespeare on the Sound  to enjoy an adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream!  Suitable for children ages 6 & up with a caregiver. Please register ONLINE.

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Robert the Guitar Guy!

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 28, 2018

One event on June 8, 2018 at 10:00am

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Come sing & dance with Robert the Guitar Guy.  Your favorite tunes sound all fresh & new!  For families with children to age 8. Drop-in

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Making Clay Animals! 2-part Program (Ages 6+)

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 9, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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**Registration is currently FULL.  Please add your name to the wait list HERE.**   Join Artist Betsy Beach to explore the magic of working in clay! Students can create a sculpture of the family pet, their favorite animal or a fantasy creature.  Pieces will be kiln fired after the first session & ready for glazing the second week.  Please commit to both sessions, June 2 & 9.  This class is for students age 6 and up.  

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New Canaan Local Author Fair

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us Saturday, June 9th for our first ever Local Author Fair! Meet your literary neighbors and discover your next great read. Local authors from New Canaan and the surrounding areas who have published books for adults, teens and children will be at the fair. Stop by between 1-3pm to meet the authors, discuss their books, or chat about the writing process and how to get published. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This great event is in…

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Junior Builder Challenge

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 3, 2018

One event on June 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Calling all small architects & engneers for our monthly building session!  We will have Lego® bricks, Tinkertoys & Duplos® out for play.   Bring your imagination & try out our large selection of materials! For ages 3 & up with a grownup.  Drop-in

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Cooking with Kids (3-5 yrs.)

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn to prepare healthy & delicious foods using seasonal produce with Renana Shvil of Fiddleheads Cooking Studio! For ages 3-5 with an adult. Please register ONLINE **Please register for only ONE June Cooking class (June 1 or June 11) so that other children may have the chance.**

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Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

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Book Explorers for grades 2-3

June 14 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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the Book Explorers are reading El Deafo by Cece Bell this month.  Join Librarian Audrey Heneage for the discussion & other activities. Please register ONLINE.

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Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

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Summer Theatre of New Canaan: Peter Pan

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a preview performance of the Summer Theatre of New Canaan's production of Peter Pan.  Come enjoy some exciting action & swashbuckling songs!  For ages 4 & up with an adult. Drop-in.

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Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

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Young Critics for grades 4-6

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Young Critics book group is reading Ban This Book by Alan Gratz this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend for the discussion and a dinner of pizza, drinks & dessert. Please register ONLINE

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Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »
July 2018

Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Pizza & Pages for grades 6 & 7

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book discussion group is for students in grades 6 & 7

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Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in 3-5’s Storytime

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Drop-in this summer for themed storytimes with additional activities.  Enjoy songs, rhymes, special books and a fun experiment or other activity. For ages 3-5 yrs.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Walkers (12-18 mos.)

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Book Babies-Prewalkers (3-12 mos.)

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Babies & caregivers join Miss Marie for a fun-filled program of songs, bounces, rhymes & a special book.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »

Summer Drop-in Tales for Tots (18-36 mos.)

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Toddlers & caregivers join Ms. Audrey for an active program of songs, dances, fingerplays & special books.  Stay afterward for free-play & socializing. Room size limits attendance to the first 25 children to arrive.  Numbers are given out 15 mins. before the program.

Find out more »
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