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June 2019

Magic: The Gathering Meetup

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for another Magic: The Gathering meetup, as we eat pizza and play rounds of this dueling card game against one another. You are welcome to bring your own cards or play with the ones we provide. Learn new strategies, build decks, and battle against your friends! Appropriate for ages 12+. Please register here.

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July 2019

Beach Reads: YA Book Bag Pick-Up Week

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

Are you looking for some great YA books to read over the summer? Sign up to get a curated bag of 3 books from our YA collection to check out. Pick one of our 6 themes and let us know about your reading preferences. Then stop by the library to pick up your personalized book bag! Books will be checked out to you for 3 weeks. For Grades 6-12. Pickup Week 1: 7/1-7/8. Register by 6/30. Pickup Week 2: 7/29-8/3.…

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Codebug Hack-A-Longs

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 20, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Codebug for a series of non-sequential, 90-minute Hack-A-Long events to learn the coding languages used for Web Development. Attendees will use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery to build interactive websites, and by the end of each event, they will have a deployed website to share with family and friends! No experience is necessary, and students can attend any or all of the events as we will be learning something new each time! Please bring your own laptop, if possible.…

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SAT/ACT/PSAT Practice Test

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Take a free SAT, ACT, or PSAT practice test to prepare for the exam. All test takers will receive a detailed score report. Tests will be administered by C2 Education of Wilton. Note: SAT and ACT exams are recommended for those who have already taken Algebra 2. Register Here.

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Codebug Hack-A-Longs

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 20, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Codebug for a series of non-sequential, 90-minute Hack-A-Long events to learn the coding languages used for Web Development. Attendees will use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery to build interactive websites, and by the end of each event, they will have a deployed website to share with family and friends! No experience is necessary, and students can attend any or all of the events as we will be learning something new each time! Please bring your own laptop, if possible.…

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Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for this two-day workshop taught by author Suzanne Nelson! Do you dream of being a published author someday? This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories. Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given. The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story…

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EPIC FOAM SWORD BATTLE! for Teens

July 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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***PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE! TUESDAY, JULY 16!!*** “Hear ye, hear ye, let it be known to all Knights near and far that on July 16, in the year two thousand and nineteen, a great epic foam sword battle will commence for the joy and amusement of all those who attend.” Both parents and kids are encouraged to don their “armor” and participate in a fun engaging lesson and a series of contests presented by Way of the Sword Fencing Academy. Grades…

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Codebug Hack-A-Longs

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 20, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join Codebug for a series of non-sequential, 90-minute Hack-A-Long events to learn the coding languages used for Web Development. Attendees will use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery to build interactive websites, and by the end of each event, they will have a deployed website to share with family and friends! No experience is necessary, and students can attend any or all of the events as we will be learning something new each time! Please bring your own laptop, if possible.…

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Magic: The Gathering Meetup

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for another Magic: The Gathering meetup, as we eat pizza and play rounds of this dueling card game against one another. You are welcome to bring your own cards or play with the ones we provide. Learn new strategies, build decks, and battle against your friends! Appropriate for ages 12+. Register Here.

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Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for this two-day workshop taught by author Suzanne Nelson! Do you dream of being a published author someday? This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories. Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given. The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story…

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Codebug Hack-A-Longs

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 20, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join Codebug for a series of non-sequential, 90-minute Hack-A-Long events to learn the coding languages used for Web Development. Attendees will use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery to build interactive websites, and by the end of each event, they will have a deployed website to share with family and friends! No experience is necessary, and students can attend any or all of the events as we will be learning something new each time! Please bring your own laptop, if possible.…

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Henna for Teens

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join Jamilah Henna Creations for a presentation detailing the history, origin, and traditions of henna. Afterwards, each participant will get a professionally applied henna design.   For grades 5-12. Register Here.

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Beach Reads: YA Book Bag Pick-Up Week

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

Are you looking for some great YA books to read over the summer? Sign up to get a curated bag of 3 books from our YA collection to check out. Pick one of our 6 themes and let us know about your reading preferences. Then stop by the library to pick up your personalized book bag! Books will be checked out to you for 3 weeks. For Grades 6-12. Pickup Week 1: 7/1-7/8. Register by 6/30. Pickup Week 2: 7/29-8/3.…

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August 2019

Escape Room Creators

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 9, 2019

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a week-long course in which we will work together to make our very own escape room! Learn how to design the room, create clues, and develop a theme and story line. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register Here. If registration above is full add your name to the WAITLIST. For grades 7-10.

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Escape Room Creators

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 9, 2019

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a week-long course in which we will work together to make our very own escape room! Learn how to design the room, create clues, and develop a theme and story line. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register Here. If registration above is full add your name to the WAITLIST. For grades 7-10.

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Escape Room Creators

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 9, 2019

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a week-long course in which we will work together to make our very own escape room! Learn how to design the room, create clues, and develop a theme and story line. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register Here. If registration above is full add your name to the WAITLIST. For grades 7-10.

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Escape Room Creators

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 9, 2019

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a week-long course in which we will work together to make our very own escape room! Learn how to design the room, create clues, and develop a theme and story line. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register Here. If registration above is full add your name to the WAITLIST. For grades 7-10.

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Escape Room Creators

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 9, 2019

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a week-long course in which we will work together to make our very own escape room! Learn how to design the room, create clues, and develop a theme and story line. Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register Here. If registration above is full add your name to the WAITLIST. For grades 7-10.

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