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Young Critics Book Group for grades 4-6

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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 [email protected] to receive the Zoom invitation.

Library and Lapham Family Dance Party

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Get your dancing shoes ready! Join Miss Marie and her mom (Aggie Aspinwall of Lapham Community Center) to dance the stress away! This is a joint, multi-generational program between the Library's Children's Room and Lapham Community Center to bring everyone together and boogie to some children's classics and great oldies! Register here for the Zoom
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Friday Family Storytime on Zoom!

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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.

Robert the Guitar Guy on Zoom!

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Robert & his trusty guitar bring lots of songs & dances into your home!  Join him for a mini-concert and maybe see some friends too! Registration to come.

Can you haiku? Teen Poetry Contest

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Submit an original Quarantine Themed Haiku! Tell us about your experience in verse to celebrate National Poetry Month! Winner will receive a $10 eGiftcard from Amazon. Entries will be blind judged by our staff librarians based on originality, wit, and quaran-theme. Deadline is April 14th. Grades 5th - 12th. Submit Your Haiku HERE.

HOT BOOK Discussion – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, hosted by Deborah Gordon, Library Trustee

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The reviews either praise or condemn Jeanine Cummins’ book American Dirt.  TV and magazine mogul Oprah Winfrey, her nation-wide book club's book choice swallowed in controversy, is saying "it has become clear to me that this selection has struck an emotional chord and created a need for a deeper, more substantive discussion."  Sadly, pointed anger has
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Petting Zoo(m) with the New Canaan Nature Center

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Join Miss Marie on Zoom to show off your pets! Got a dog, cat, fish, gecko, imaginary animal? Show them off to all your friends, then we will be joined by Bill Flynn, Executive Director and Naturalist of the New Canaan Nature Center, to see how their animals have been doing during the quarantine. Register
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