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Samantha Connell

December 2019

Teen Advisory Group: Nutcracker Pillars

December 9 @ 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. Lots of pizza will be served and we will happily validate community service hours. This month we will be transforming our pillars into massive nutcrackers! 5th – 12th graders. Please register here.

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Chess Knight for Teens

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Teen Section, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
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Come by the library and play some chess. Enjoy pizza while you practice your moves and checkmate new friends! We will have multiple boards set up for friendly matches. Beginners welcome! Grades 5-12. Please register here.

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Teen Learn To Knit: Holiday Ornaments

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Teen Section, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
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Come by to learn some knitting basics or bring your own project to work on.  The vibe is very casual, we’ll hang out and have tea & cookies while working on our crafts and talk about favorite reads. 6th – 12th grade. This month we are finger knitting a simple holiday ornament! Please register here.

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Altered Book Group: Pop Up Snowflakes

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Altered book journaling is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a poetic and creative form. You are welcome to continue work on individual projects or try to make some pop up snowflakes! This teen group meets monthly to explore many poetic and artistic techniques! Grades 5-12. Please register here.

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Advanced Cookie Decorating: Holiday Cookies

December 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Let’s learn how to make exquisitely decorated holiday cookies.  Our pastry chef will teach basic flooding, flocking, overpiping, and sanding techniques for festive winter treats. For grades 6 and up. Registration is currently FULL. Please join the waitlist here.

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