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   Monday, July 22, 2019
2:00 PM -
Interstellar Explorations (Virtual Reality)
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: M. Kaminski   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info
3-2-1...Blast off with us! We will be using Google Expedition to take virtual tours. Explore the International Space Station, the moon, and the solar system on two different tour dates. For children in 3rd - 6th grades. Registration begins on June 25th. 


   Tuesday, July 23, 2019
2:00 PM -
Little Explorers
Event Location:
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join Miss Sarah for stories, songs, games and a craft as we explore Outer Space. For children ages 3-5, Registration is required. 


6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Review
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us once a month to discuss on of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees. No right or wrong answers just a lively discussion. Sign up at the Children's Circulation desk. 


10:30 AM -
Family Music Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: M. Kaminski   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact:    8606441541
Ages 12 mo. - 5 yrs. with parent/caregiver participation. 
Join us for a half hour of songs, dancing, and fun music activities.
No registration required.  



   Wednesday, July 24, 2019
2:00 PM -
Teen Movies: Captain Marvel
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: D. Newbury   860-644-5404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.com
No registration required.


   Friday, July 26, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Junior Makers Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff, 860-644-5404   860-644-5404
For children ages 4 and up. 

Join others who love to build with LEGO® bricks. Your creations will be put on display in our glass cases. 

No registration is required. 
 



   Monday, July 29, 2019
2:00 PM -
Orbiting Ozobots
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: M. Kaminski   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info
Ozobots small robots, about the size of Ping Pong balls, are controlled by drawing simple color codes with markers and paper. We will turn Ozobots into orbiting planets and program them to bring supplies to the moon and International Space Station. For children in grades 3 - 6. Registration begins on July 1. 


   Tuesday, July 30, 2019
2:00 PM -
Little Explorers
Event Location:
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join Miss Sarah for stories, songs, games and a craft as we explore Outer Space. For children ages 3-5, Registration is required. 


6:30 PM -
Out of this World Crafts!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join Miss Sarah for an outer space crafting and storytime. We'll read a short story and compete a space themed craft like rockets, solar systems and kaleidoscopes. For children entering K-3rd grades. Registration begins on July 23rd.  


10:30 AM -
Family Music Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: M. Kaminski   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact:    8606441541
Ages 12 mo. - 5 yrs. with parent/caregiver participation. 
Join us for a half hour of songs, dancing, and fun music activities.
No registration required.  



   Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:00 PM -
Science Tellers: Aliens Escape From Earth!
Event Location:
Contact: M. Kaminski   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info
Don't miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experimentsfor special effects. It's totally out of this world! Ideal for school aged children. Registration recommended. 


2:00 PM -
Teen Book & Movie Club: Hidden Figures
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: D. Newbury   860-644-5404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.com
Explore the lives of the women responsible for NASA's success, in the book HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly.  Please register to have a book set aside for you.  A showing of the movie will follow. 


   Friday, August 2, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Junior Makers Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff, 860-644-5404   860-644-5404
For children ages 4 and up. 

Join others who love to build with LEGO® bricks. Your creations will be put on display in our glass cases. 

No registration is required. 
 



   Tuesday, August 6, 2019
6:30 PM -
Out of this World Crafts!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join Miss Sarah for an outer space crafting and storytime. We'll read a short story and compete a space themed craft like rockets, solar systems and kaleidoscopes. For children entering K-3rd grades. Registration begins on July 23rd.  


2:00 PM -
Little Explorers
Event Location:
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join Miss Sarah for stories, songs, games and a craft as we explore Outer Space. For children ages 3-5, Registration is required. 


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact:    8606441541
Ages 12 mo. - 5 yrs. with parent/caregiver participation. 
Join us for a half hour of songs, dancing, and fun music activities.
No registration required.  



   Wednesday, August 7, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
HAPPY BOOKERS Book Club
Event Location: Board Room
Contact: Laura LaBelle   8606441541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
 Our book this month is Piece of the World  by Christina Baker Kline.


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mini Tech Help Session (New format)
Event Location: Computer Lab, Lower level
Contact: Laura LaBelle   8606441541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
Technology assistance in individual 1:1 sessions of 45 minutes each. You can sign up for help with topics such as email, word processing, Microsoft Office tools, Google tools, Google maps, GPS, podcasts, etc. MiniTech Help Sessions will be held on the first Wednesday of the month, in the computer lab on the lower level.  Other times available by appointment.   
Pre-registration is required to ensure a place.  Visit the Adult Reference Desk or call 860-644-1541, or email Laura LaBelle at llabelle@libraryconnection.info
 



   Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Teen Summer Reading Finale
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: D. Newbury   860-644-5404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.com



   Saturday, August 10, 2019
10:00 AM -
Intergalactic Bingo
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
mkaminski@libraryconnection.info
PreK-5th graders. Children who participate in the summer reading program are invited to attend this celebration featuring "Galaxy Bingo," exciting space-themed activities and refreshments. Registration begins on Aug. 1


   Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 PM -
Trauma and Resilience
Event Location: Friends Room
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info
South Windsor Public Library and the Alliance for Holistic Living are cosponoring this program: No registration is necessary to attend; first come-first seated.   
Special Guest Dave Kaczynski, the brother of the convicted "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, will speak on Trauma and Resilience.  He will draw on his personal experiences working with abused youth and family survivors of murder crimes, as well as his own family crisis when he and his wife, Linda Patrik, reported their suspicions about David’s brother, Ted, to the FBI.    Presenter: Dave Kaczynski, published author.



   Wednesday, August 21, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Download Class
Event Location: Seminar Room, upper level
Contact: Laura LaBelle   860-644-1541
llabelle@libraryconnection.info
Free e-books, e-audio books, music, movies, and more from our digital media providers:  Hoopla, OverDrive/Libby, and RBDigital. Learn how to stream from your laptop or desktop computer, or download onto your mobile device. Space is limited.  Register at the Adult Reference Desk or call 860-644-1541. Facilitator is Laura LaBelle
Can't make the group class? Ask for an accelerated 1:1 session, available by appointment.  
 



   Tuesday, August 27, 2019
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Review
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us once a month to discuss on of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees. No right or wrong answers just a lively discussion. Sign up at the Children's Circulation desk. 


   Saturday, September 7, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Children, who are able to sit through a story, and at least one adult member of their family are invited to join us for 1/2 hour of stories, music, and activities.
No registration necessary.



   Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Review
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us once a month to discuss on of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees. No right or wrong answers just a lively discussion. Sign up at the Children's Circulation desk. 


   Tuesday, October 22, 2019
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Review
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us once a month to discuss on of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees. No right or wrong answers just a lively discussion. Sign up at the Children's Circulation desk. 


   Tuesday, November 26, 2019
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Review
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: S. Prattson   860-644-5404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Join us once a month to discuss on of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees. No right or wrong answers just a lively discussion. Sign up at the Children's Circulation desk.