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Samantha Connell

January 2019

Cupcake Club: Frosty Four Ways

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Do you want to make a snowman? Let’s explore creative sugar decorations to create beautiful edible snowmen.  Our pastry chef will teach you professional techniques so you can make your own assortment of snowmen to take home. Grades 5-12. Please register here.

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February 2019

Teen Advisory Group

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teen Section, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
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Do you love to read?  Do you want to help plan library displays and programs? Come by and join our Teen Advisory Group for the New Canaan Library.  We meet monthly on Monday evenings to create dynamic displays, curate recommended books, and help plan young adult programs.  This month we will be creating displays for Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day! Pizza will be served and we will happily validate community service hours. Grades 5 – 12. Please register here.

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YA Book Brunch: Illuminae

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality Station Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month we are reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.  Two high school students flee on a space fleet after their home planet is attacked. Ezra and Kady are on separate ships trying to outrun the dreadnought Lincoln, but their mutinous AI system and a deadly plague that turns allies into zombie-like psychopaths may be the greater danger. Let’s explore the fascinating graphic fiction in this sci-fi space thriller.  We will be using the Occulus Virtual Reality Station…

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Advanced Cookie Decorating Workshop

February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Let's make some beautiful & edible valentines! Our pastry chef will show you how to used advanced icing and piping skills to decorate exquisite sugar cookies.  We will explore a few advanced techniques but participants will be able to create their own unique designs. Grades 5-12. Please register here.

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Teen Cookies and Hot Cocoa Social

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teen Section, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
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Let’s gather midwinter for some cookies and a hot cocoa bar in the Teen Zone. We’ll work together on an inspirational collaborative art installation and share our favorite winter reads. We'll have games, giveaways, and book recommendations. Come by for a yummy treat and learn about our upcoming spring programs. Grades 5 and up. Please register here.

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Cupcake Club: Candles!

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

We are going non-edible this month! Instead we will be making candles out of wax, crayons, and some cupcake liners.  Join us to learn how to make and decorate a beautiful candle that looks like pastry art! Grades 5-12. Please register here.

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