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September 2018

Kanopy Demo

September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday 9/13 from 1-2pm Drop by the Library to learn about Kanopy, our newest addition to the Digital Library! With Kanopy, you can stream over 30,000 movies for free, anywhere. We will help you sign up for an account, and demonstrate how to add the Kanopy channel to a Roku for streaming, as well as Ipad and computer.

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Rubik’s Cube Roundup

September 13, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Are you a Super Cuber? Have you always wanted to learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube? Bring your Cube in for a meetup and join us for cookies and puzzling fun.  We will learn simple techniques, race snake eyes and checkerboards, use battle cards, and learn complete solutions.  We will also play with 2x2s and 4x4s! Beginners and experts welcome! Grades 5 – 8. Registration is full. Sign up for the waitlist here.

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Cupcake Club: Puppies!

September 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month we are making litters of puppies!  Our pastry chef will teach students how to use various piping techniques to create shaggy dogs and fuzzy fido cupcakes to bring home! Grades 5 and up. Registration is full. Please check back next month for another cupcake club event.  

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Young Adult Book Brunch: Turtles All The Way Down

September 30, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This month we are reading John Green's latest novel, Turtles All The Way Down--a book about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. Let's discuss this powerful book about love, loss, mental health and philosophy! As always, we will enjoy bagels and home-baked treats. Grades 8 & up.  Please register here.

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October 2018

LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

October 4, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

LiveGirlTalk is a 10-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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SAT/ACT Practice Test

October 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Take a free SAT or ACT 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. Please register here.

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Scary Stories

October 17, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Get in the Halloween spirit by writing and sharing your own scary story! Learn how to structure and write a choose your own adventure story and then bring it to life using Twine, an online interactive story tool. At the end of class, everyone will get a chance to play through other each other's stories. Prepare to scare! Snacks will be served. For grades 5-8. Please register here.

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YA Book Brunch: Scythe

October 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This month we are reading Scythe by Neal Shusterman. In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed  by professional reapers or 'scythes'. Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't. Let's explore the book's fascinating treatment of death in a world without disease, war, or threats to life. As always, we will enjoy…

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Cupcake Club: Halloween Fun

October 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

**This class is currently FULL.  Add your name to the wait list HERE.** Let's learn how to make some spooktacular decorations! Our pastry chef will teach you professional techniques so that you can create your own assortment of creepy treats to take home. Grades 5 and up.  

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November 2018

Escape Room Creators

November 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, happening 5 times

Do you like writing stories, solving puzzles, and letting your imagination run wild? Join us for a four-week 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. On December 1st, we will run the escape room for our friends and family! Please plan to attend all five sessions. Register here. For grades 6-8.

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Rubik’s Cube Roundup

November 7, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Are you a Super Cuber? Have you always wanted to learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube? Bring your Cube in for a meetup and join us for snacks and puzzling fun.  We will learn simple techniques, race snake eyes and checkerboards, use battle cards, and learn complete solutions.  We will also play with 2x2s and 4x4s! Beginners and experts welcome! Grades 5 – 8. Please register here.

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Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

New Canaan Library has debuted its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month.  We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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Intro to Coding for Adults

November 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Curious about coding and don’t have any prior experience? Come learn at the Library in a small group setting. During this hour-long workshop all attendees will create a free account on Codecademy and complete a 7-step welcome module to practice writing code intended to customize a website. Patrons may bring their own laptop and laptop charger or use a laptop provided by the library during the session. Session is designed for adults with little to no coding experience. **Registration is full**…

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World Events History and Cultural Book Group

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture.  This month’s book is: Asia's Reckoning:  The Struggle for Global Dominance by Richard McGregor.    The book selection discusses the confrontational course on which China and Japan appear to be set is no simple spat between neighbors: the United States would be involved on the side of Japan in any military conflict between the two countries.  Richard McGregor’s book takes us behind…

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CANCELLED: LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

November 15, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

**CANCELED due to inclement weather****   LiveGirlTalk is a 10-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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December 2018

Young Adult Book Brunch: Strange The Dreamer

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This month we are reading Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor.  A twenty-year-old orphaned librarian, Lazlo Strange, is fascinated by the mystery of the lost city of Weep and embarks on a magical quest. Let's explore the fascinating world-building and lyrical writing in this fantasy epic.  As always, we will enjoy bagels and home-baked treats! Grades 8 & up. Please register here.

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Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Canaan Library is debuting its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book groups will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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Rubik’s Cube Roundup

December 5, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Hey Super Cubers, beginners, and the cube curious! Come by to learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube or race your friends. Bring your cube in for a fun meet up and join us for snacks and puzzling fun. This month we have a real tournament style pad timer to accurately measure your solve time as well as some fun surprise cubes to stump your game.  Beginners and experts welcome! Grades 5-8. Please register here.

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World Event History and Culture Book Group

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture.  This month’s book is: The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki.  In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

December 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Let's get into the holiday spirit and decorate some seasonal gingerbread cookies. Our pastry chef will teach you how to pipe, flood, flock and embellish shaped and spiced cookies! Grades 5-8. Please register here.

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January 2019

CANCELLED: Japanese Language Meetup

January 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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YA Book Brunch: All That I Can Fix

January 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This month we are reading All That I Can Fix by Crystal Chan--a book about 15-year-old boy who struggles with his depressed father,  chemically dependent mother, and a genius kid sister.  Remarkably, you will find yourself laughing out loud as Ronney tries to sort out his crush on his best friend while wild animals run amok in his small Indiana town. As always, we will enjoy bagels and home-baked treats. Grades 8 & up.  Please register here.

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CANCELLED: French Language Meetup

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing.

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Chinese Language Meetup

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Japanese Language Meetup

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 18, 2020

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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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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CANCELLED: French Language Meetup

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing.

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(Re) Introduction to the Job Search

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn some tips and practical advice for a successful job search, focusing on job searching using new media and technology. This workshop will break down the job search process into manageable steps, and it is ideal for older adults and anyone who is reentering the workforce. You may wish to bring a laptop in order to access some of the resources demonstrated during the session. PLEASE REGISTER ALICIA SCHILLER is a Job Search Coach with a depth of experience helping…

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Create a Facebook Business Page

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you looking to leverage your small business in the new year? Learn how to create a Facebook business page or polish your existing page in this hands-on class. Add pictures of your business or products, craft a description to let people know what services you offer, and implement a call-to-action button that says, 'call now' or 'visit our site' to really draw in your audience. Attendees may bring their own laptop and charger or use a Library laptop during…

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February 2019

Emerging Tech Meetup: Black Mirror Discussion

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library once a month to ponder when robots will take over the world over light snacks. Monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. Please watch the following Black Mirror* episodes preceding the meetup and come ready to discuss: Men Against Fire (Season…

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CANCELED – Advanced Cookie Decorating Workshop

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

**Today's program is CANCELED due to the inclement weather and dangerous road conditions.  Stay safe!** 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. Registration is currently full. Please join the waitlist here.

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World Event History and Culture Book Group

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture.  This month's book is:  Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”  Though this books focuses on the prehistoric past, Dr. Harari also compels the reader to look forward…

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CANCELLED: French Language Meetup

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing.

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Comedy Improv @ the Library

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 25, 2019

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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JAPANESE LANGUAGE MEETUP

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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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. Registration is currently full. Please join the waitlist here.

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CANCELLED: French Language Meetup

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing.

Find out more »

CANCELLED: Comedy Improv @ the Library

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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March 2019

Young Adult Book Brunch: One Book New Canaan

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This month we are reading Spare Parts by Joshua Davis. This is a fascinating true story about four undocumented Mexican immigrants in Arizona who put together an underwater robot from scavenged parts to compete against top teams like MIT at the National Underwater Robotics Competition.  This book discussion is part of One Book New Canaan 2019. Read along with the entire community and bring a plus one to brunch! As always, we will enjoy bagels and home-baked treats! This is a Teen Plus…

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Cyber Security Workshop Part I

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Cyber Security Seminar was developed to promote internet security awareness for the larger internet user community. To date the program has been delivered in more than a dozen well attended 90 minute cyber security workshops to enthusiastic participants across Fairfield County. It consists of three unique 90 minute presentations: Cyber Security Workshop, a primer on internet security awareness, safe practices and techniques; Cyber Security Tools of the Trade, explores and explains many of the current techologies depicted in spy movies and in the real…

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Magic: The Gathering Meetup

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Did you enjoy learning how to play Magic: The Gathering last month? Join us for another 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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Cyber Security Workshop: Cyber Security Tools of the Trade

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Cyber Security Seminar was developed to promote internet security awareness for the larger internet user community. To date the program has been delivered in more than a dozen well attended 90 minute cyber security workshops to enthusiastic participants across Fairfield County. It consists of three unique 90 minute presentations: Cyber Security Workshop, a primer on internet security awareness, safe practices and techniques; Cyber Security Tools of the Trade, explores and explains many of the current techologies depicted in spy movies and in the real…

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April 2019

Japanese Language Meetup

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Japanese Language Meetup

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Chinese Language Meetup

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Comedy Improv @ the Library

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 25, 2019

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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May 2019

Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

New Canaan Library has debuted its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month.  We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

Find out more »

Japanese Language Meetup

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Japanese Language Meetup

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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CANCELLED: Comedy Improv @ the Library

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This event has been cancelled and will resume May 23. Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop…

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Chinese Language Meetup

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Japanese Language Meetup

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

Find out more »

Comedy Improv @ the Library

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 25, 2019

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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Chinese Language Meetup

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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June 2019

YA Book Brunch: Harry Potter

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This month we will be kicking off summer with a celebratory Harry Potter book brunch! If you never got around to finishing all the books, or if you want to revisit all things magical, now is the time to get back to Hogwarts! We'll be discussing the Harry Potter book series in its entirety over buttered beer and a blind Bertie Botts Every Flavor Bean tasting. As always, we will enjoy bagels and home-baked treats! Grades 7 & up. Please register here.

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Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

New Canaan Library has debuted its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month.  We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

Find out more »

Japanese Language Meetup

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Chinese Language Meetup

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Father’s Day Gifts: Roasted Coffee

June 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

What makes some coffees fruity and acidic while others are rich and nutty? Does Dad like Java, Sumatra, or Guatamalan coffee? Is he a blond roast or a dark French roast kind of guy? Come learn all about the coffee process--from green beans to morning brew--then select, roast, and package coffee beans for a father's day gift. Don't buy a tie this year! Find out what dad likes best and roast up a custom batch for Father's Day! For teens grade…

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Comedy Improv @ the Library

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 25, 2019

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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Japanese Language Meetup

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

An event every 3 months that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 26, 2019

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

Find out more »

Chinese Language Meetup

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Comedy Improv @ the Library

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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July 2019

CANCELLED: Can’t Sleep Thrillers Book Group

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Canaan Library has debuted its latest book group: Can’t Sleep Thrillers for the feverish fans of books with psychological mayhem, dubious mysteries, and plot twists. This book group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month.  We hope you will join us for them all! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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CANCELLED: Japanese Language Meetup

July 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Chinese Language Meetup

July 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills.

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Comedy Improv @ the Library

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 25, 2019

Most everything we do in life is improvised, so why not hone the tricks of the trade in a fun, stress-free environment. Improv is a form of unscripted comedic theater which is created spontaneously by the performers. In its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already prepared, written script. At this improv workshop we will play games, build scenes, and make it all…

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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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