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   Thursday, June 21, 2018
10:00 AM -
Libraries Rock! for Adults
Event Location: everywhere!
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info
For ages 18 and up. Join us for some summer reading fun. The theme this year is Libraries Rock! We have an interesting list of fiction and non-fiction books with a musical connection. Hand outs will be available at the Reference Desk. Watch for programs and displays throughout the library as we Rock our Summer Reading! 


   Monday, June 25, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Registration Begins
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
This year's Summer Reading Program, LIBRARIES ROCK!, begins today.
Program hours are: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-12:30 pm.



   Tuesday, June 26, 2018
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Copies of the book are available at the library. Please pick one up and read it before the meeting.
Registration is necessary.



2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



   Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Creative Workshop
Event Location: Friends Room
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
metter@libraryconnection.info
For ages 18 and up.
     A creative workshop will be held in the Friends Room with Doris Nee and Cheryl Dean as creative resource experts.  Please sign up for this workshop at the library circulation desk upstairs. Bring miscellaneous odds and ends (jewelry, old decorations, beads, artificial flowers, shells, ribbon, feathers, etc.) to the workshop to share with others to make creative hangings. Come with items to achieve the theme of the hanging you'll create. Finished workshop items can remain at the library with a completed registration sheet noting creator's name, theme of item, and contact information.  Please bring a buddy and enjoy making something together to benefit the Friends.
     Or, you may create a wall or door hanging at home and deliver your creative donation July 6, 7, 9, and 10, 2018 to the Library Board Room (through the door marked Administration on the lower level). Please complete a registration sheet when you bring your donation.
     An opening reception with refreshments for the Decorative Door and Wall Hanging Creations display will be held on July 12 and the silent bid auction will begin.  Bid instructions will be in the Friends Room on how to register and place bids.
     The Auction closes August 4, 2018 (Saturday) at 1:00 PM.
     A Party will be held August 6, 2018 (Monday) 7:30 - 8:30 PM with refreshments to announce the bid winners.  Payment by cash or check payable to the Friends of the SWPL is accepted. Those winners not in attendance at the Party will be contacted to arrange payment and pickup of their winning bid item. All creations need to be claimed and removed by August 13, 2018 (Monday) 8:30 PM.
 
 

 



5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



   Monday, July 2, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Friday, July 6, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
An open playgroup for children ages 0-2.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Building with Bricks
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
One hour of open building time.
Sorry – creations will not be on display during the summer.

No registration required.



   Monday, July 9, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Tuesday, July 10, 2018
3:00 PM -
Disney Karaoke
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Moss   8606445404
lmoss@libraryconnection.info
Tune up your voice and sing the songs from your favorite Disney movies!

All ages are invited.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



3:00 PM -
Disney Karaoke
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Moss   8606445404
lmoss@libraryconnection.info
Tune up your voice and sing the songs from your favorite Disney movies!

All ages are invited.

No registration required.



6:30 PM -
Bring Your Library Card
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Find your next favorite book as we talk about some of our new and old favorites for Kindergarten through 6th grade. In addition, to talking about the book, we'll watch a few book trailers and look at a few books that haven't been published yet!

Grades K-6th grade

No registration required.



   Wednesday, July 11, 2018
6:30 PM -
YA Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
Ages 10 and up

July 11-“School of Rock” (PG13)

No registration required.



   Thursday, July 12, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



2:00 PM -
Birds of Prey
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
Learn about the birds that rule the roost! This spectacular program is run by the CT Audubon Society.

Ages 4 an up.

Tickets will be available starting the week of June 25.



   Friday, July 13, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
An open playgroup for children ages 0-2.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Building with Bricks
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
One hour of open building time.
Sorry – creations will not be on display during the summer.

No registration required.



   Monday, July 16, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Tuesday, July 17, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Music to Energize - Yoga Rhythms
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
This program blends a mix of world beats, music, sacred sounds, and yoga dance moves, with the sounds of meditation and relaxation.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat.

Registration begins the week of July 2.



6:30 PM -
Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us for some merry movie musicals!

All Ages are invited.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



   Wednesday, July 18, 2018
6:30 PM -
YA Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
Ages 10 and up

July 18-“The Greatest Showman” (PG)

No registration required.



   Thursday, July 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



3:00 PM -
Disney Karaoke
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Moss   8606445404
lmoss@libraryconnection.info
Tune up your voice and sing the songs from your favorite Disney movies!

All ages are invited.

No registration required.



   Friday, July 20, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
An open playgroup for children ages 0-2.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Building with Bricks
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
One hour of open building time.
Sorry – creations will not be on display during the summer.

No registration required.



   Monday, July 23, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Tuesday, July 24, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Copies of the book are available at the library. Please pick one up and read it before the meeting.
Registration is necessary.



3:00 PM -
Disney Karaoke
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Moss   8606445404
lmoss@libraryconnection.info
Tune up your voice and sing the songs from your favorite Disney movies!

All ages are invited.

No registration required.



   Wednesday, July 25, 2018
6:30 PM -
YA Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
Ages 10 and up

July 25-“Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” (PG13)

No registration required.



   Thursday, July 26, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chris Lengyel Magic
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
Chris is taking a quick break from his “Nothing up My Sleeves” summer tour to share with us the wonder of his illusions!

All ages are invited.

Tickets will be available starting the week of July 9.



5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tech Tunes - Technology Open House
Event Location:
Contact: Mrs. LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
various locations (upstairs lobby, downstairs lobby, Computer lab)

We invite you to create music with our Makey Makey™ circuit kit and make little Ozobots® dance across an iPad.

All ages are invited.

This is a casual demonstration – no registration required



   Friday, July 27, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
An open playgroup for children ages 0-2.

No registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Building with Bricks
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
One hour of open building time.
Sorry – creations will not be on display during the summer.

No registration required.



   Monday, July 30, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Tuesday, July 31, 2018
6:30 PM -
Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us for some merry movie musicals!

All Ages are invited.

No registration required.



   Wednesday, August 1, 2018
6:30 PM -
Name that Song!/Musical Chairs
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
How well can you determine a ditty, tell a tune, make out a melody?

Ages 10 and up.

Registration begins the week of July 16.



   Thursday, August 2, 2018
3:00 PM -
Disney Karaoke
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Moss   8606445404
lmoss@libraryconnection.info
Tune up your voice and sing the songs from your favorite Disney movies!

All ages are invited.

No registration required.



   Friday, August 3, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
An open playgroup for children ages 0-2.

No registration required.



   Monday, August 6, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6:30 PM -
Movie Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us for some merry movie musicals!

All Ages are invited.

No registration required.



   Wednesday, August 8, 2018
6:30 PM -
Open Mic Night
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   8606445404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
What’s your talent? Let us know what you need for a set-up. Refreshments available.

Grade 6 and up.

Registration begins the week of July 23.



   Friday, August 10, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
End of SRP Log-ins
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
This is the last day to log hours for the LIBRARIES ROCK! Summer Reading Program.


   Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00 AM -
Power of the Drum
Event Location: Library grounds
Contact: staff   8606445404
This is the LIBRARIES ROCK! Summer Reading Program finale!

Our Summer Reading Program ends with a bang – and a beat or two! The exceptional Dennis Cotton will show us how to become a functioning rhythm orchestra…and let our drumming spirit fly!!

All ages are invited. Refreshments served.

In the case of inclement weather, the event will take place in the Friends' Room.

No registration required.
 



   Monday, August 13, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Monday, August 20, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



   Monday, August 27, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.