Young Readers Recommendations on Zoom!

Online

Join a Zoom meeting with Librarians Miss Marie and Ms. Cheryl for book recommendations for your young readers and tips for navigating our digital collection. We’ll be choosing from titles available through our digital resources and will tailor our suggestions to your children! Register here to receive the Zoom meeting ID.

Pizza & Pages (Zoom) Book Group for grades 6-7

Zoom Videoconference

By member request, this month we are reading From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg!  Join Librarians Cathy Townsend and Kathleen Crouse in a Zoom meeting to discuss the book and chat with your friends! Register online HERE to receive the Zoom invitation or email ctownsend@newcanaanlibrary.org.

Robert the Guitar Guy on Zoom!

Online

Robert & his trusty guitar bring lots of songs & dances into your home!  Join him for a mini-concert and maybe see some friends too! Register here for Zoom meeting ID.

For Parents: What to do about all this Screen Time!

Zoom Videoconference

We are all using the internet and social media so much more now.   To help guide parents through these unprecedented circumstances, New Canaan CARES and New Canaan Library are offering a follow-up to the CARES/Saxe PTC February presentation by award-winning author and educator Diana Graber, Raising Humans in a Digital World. Ms. Graber will advise
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Friday Family Storytime on Zoom!

Online

Join us for a live storytime with Miss Cathy & Miss Marie!  We’ll be hosting a Zoom storytime with all your friends & neighbors.  Bring a scarf & something to shake to help make it lots of fun.  Stay online afterward to chat with your friends! Register here for the Zoom meeting ID.

Submissions Due for Family Art Challenge Week 2

Take time this week to try this meditative art technique. Find a piece of paper and anything you can draw with and make a zentangle handprint as unique as you are. First, trace your hand onto the sheet of paper. Next, divide your handprint into sections. In each section, create a different pattern. There’s no
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For Parents: Endurance Parenting for Today

Zoom Videoconference

Cristina Young, LCSW will join us via Zoom videoconference to offer what she calls "Endurance Parenting Tips" for  this unique and uncertain time at home. She will address the importance of good self care since this quarantine will require sustainability out of all of us. Cristina will provide concrete strategies that parents can put into
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Young Critics Book Group for grades 4-6

Online

The Young Critics are reading We're Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey this month.  Join Librarian Cathy Townsend in a Zoom meeting to discuss the book and chat with your friends! Email ctownsend@newcanaanlibrary.org to receive the Zoom invitation.

Music with Marcus

Children's Program Room 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Music with Marcus offers fun filled classes for ages 6 months-5 years old with their parent/caregiver. Songs, instrument play, stories, and dancing gives young children the opportunity to develop tonal and rhythm skills as well as new ways of learning, growing, and socializing. Music with Marcus is a fun filled class for the whole family.
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Sing Along with Robert the Guitar Guy

Children's Program Room 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join Robert, his guitar & other trusty friends to sing & dance to your favorite tunes!  Perfect for toddlers & preschoolers with and adult. Drop-in.