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Bilingual Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children birth to 5 years old are invited to join Ms. Margarita every Tuesday morning at 11:00 am at the Public Library of New London for bilingual story time. We will share stories, songs and more in English and Spanish. This program is free and will be held weekly.

Connecticut Bird Atlas Project

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 6:30 pm
Connecticut Bird Atlas Project;

Kids/Family

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center , 90 Halls Road, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Join professor Chris Elphick at the Estuary Center to learn about this important conservation project.
The Connecticut Audubon Society and the state birding community will be called on to conduct surveys for the Connecticut Bird Atlas Project starting in 2018. The project will focus on all birds that breed, winter or migrate in Connecticut.
The scope of the atlas is to understand breeding bird distribution and abundance, to document the changes since the last atlas (1982-86), to understand wintering distribution of the birds in the state, to identify stopover habitat during migrations, to establish predictive relationships where species occur on the landscape and to use the results and data to create an interactive websit

Kids/Family

Galaxy Roller Rink, 210 Bridge Street, Groton, CT

Connecticut Junior Roller Derby is now recruiting for the spring 2018 session!

Interested families are invited to attend an information session at Galaxy Roller Rink in Groton on Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. to learn about our program and talk to our coaches and current skaters.

Whether your child read Victoria Jamieson's "Roller Girl", is between sport seasons or activities, or just wants to check out something new, we would love to introduce them to the sport of roller derby in a safe and fun environment. Connecticut Junior Roller Derby is open to all children between the ages of 7 to 17, and practices will be held Tuesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. starting March 13.

If you have any questions, please message us or send an email to ctjuniorrollerderby@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting you!

Drop In Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 10:30 am
Drop In Story Time;

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT , 06378

Drop in for a story and play time geared to babies — age 2. We offer stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Early literacy skills are introduced in a relaxed atmosphere. There is time for socializing and play afterward.
Our Story Times employ techniques aimed at developing Early Literacy skills and enabling caregivers to reinforce the same skills at home. We are avid proponents of reading aloud to children, long past the time they have learned to read themselves. This improves listening skills, attention span, fluency, increases vocabulary and develops a love for story. These are all skills necessary for a successful school transition.

Family Storytime Winter Session

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 10:30 am
Family Storytime Winter Session;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites families to Family Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from January 16 to February 27, 2018. Enjoy stories, songs, and more during this seven-week session. For children under five and their caregivers. Family storytime is a special activity to share with the children in your life. Little ones and grown-ups will learn to love reading together as they listen to stories and sing songs and nursery rhymes. Meets downstairs in the Little Lions’ Den unless otherwise noted. Weather policy: If North Stonington Schools are cancelled or delayed, Family Storytime is cancelled. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public.

Home School Board Game Meet-Up

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 12:30 pm
Home School Board Game Meet-Up;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

The Public Library of New London welcomes all home school families to join us for a fun afternoon of board games! Stop in between 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to play. All ages are welcome and no registration is required. This program will be held on the third Tuesday of every month.

Sandwich and Stories

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, 11:45 am
Sandwich and Stories;

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, , 06378

This story time is for kids ages 3 and older – bring your lunch to enjoy with friends before story time! We reinforce early literacy skills with books, songs and finger plays. In addition, there is a craft that relates to our weekly theme.
Our Story Times employ techniques aimed at developing Early Literacy skills and enabling caregivers to reinforce the same skills at home. We are avid proponents of reading aloud to children, long past the time they have learned to read themselves. This improves listening skills, attention span, fluency, increases vocabulary and develops a love for story. These are all skills necessary for a successful school transition.

Drop In Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, 10:30 am
Drop In Story Time;

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, , 06378

Drop In Story Time for Ages 2–6. We reinforce early literacy skills through books, songs and finger plays. There is also a craft based on the weekly theme.
Our Story Times employ techniques aimed at developing Early Literacy skills and enabling caregivers to reinforce the same skills at home. We are avid proponents of reading aloud to children, long past the time they have learned to read themselves. This improves listening skills, attention span, fluency, increases vocabulary and develops a love for story. These are all skills necessary for a successful school transition.

Lunch Bunch Mini Storytime

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
Lunch Bunch Mini Storytime;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites preschoolers and their grown-ups to enjoy a mini storytime over lunch on Wednesdays, January 17 to February 28, at 12:00 noon. Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to bring bag lunches to the library. Participants will hear a story or two over lunch and then families are free to stay and play. Meets downstairs in the Little Lions’ Den unless otherwise noted. Lunch Bunch Mini Storytime is a special activity to share with the children in your life.

Milk & Cookies

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, 4:00 pm
Milk & Cookies;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children in Kindergarten – 2nd grade are invited to visit the Public Library of New London every Wednesday afternoon at 4:00pm for an after-school snack, story and activity. This program is free and will be held weekly.

Art Behind the Story

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, 10:30 am
Art Behind the Story;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children ages 2 and up are invited to join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 am at the Public Library of New London to listen to a story and make a related art project with Ms. Christa. This program is free and will be held weekly.

Tween Thursday

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, 4:00 pm
Tween Thursday;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Tweens in 3rd to 6th grade are invited to join Miss Ty at the Public Library of New London every Thursday afternoon at 4:00pm for a snack and fun activity. This program is free and will be held weekly.

Home School Art Fair

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, 2:30 pm
Home School Art Fair;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Home school families are invited to join us for an Art Fair at the Public Library of New London! Children will bring in projects they have been working on at home to display at the fair and view the works of others. Children can work individually or in groups to choose an artist or work of art. After researching their selected artist, children will create their own works of art inspired by their research and display them at the fair. All ages are welcome.

Bella! Therapy Dog Extraordinaire!

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 12:00 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Visit and read to our very favorite therapy pug, Bella. No registration required. Courtesy of Ms. Pepin – thank you! All ages.

Family Fish Printing

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
Family Fish Printing;

Kids/Family

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, 50 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Teacher-naturalist Morgan Allen and NOAA marine biologist Renee Mercaldo will host a "Gyotaku" or Japanese Fish Printing event at the RTPEC .
Gyotaku, or Japanese fish printing, is a process where a fish is coated with ink and pressed onto paper, creating a detailed reverse image. This traditional art form was historically used as a means for fishermen to record their catches.
Rubber fish molds will be coated with paint and pressed onto fabric or paper to create fun designs. Families are encouraged to bring a tee-shirt to print on using fabric paint, or paper will be provided to make prints with washable paint. Come join us at the center for this family friendly activity.
$3 for members, $5 for non-members.

Family Fun

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 11:00 am
Family Fun;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children of all ages can drop-in anytime between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm at the Public Library of New London for some Family Fun! There will be activities for the whole family. This free program will be held on the fourth Saturday of every month and requires no registration.

Family Movies @ the Library

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 1:00 pm

Kids/Family

Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road, Salem, CT

Come to the library to watch a family-friendly movie complete with popcorn! Movies are shown once a month @ 1:00 p.m. on the following 2018 dates: January 20, February 24, March 24, April 21 and May 19. Due to the guidelines of our public performance license, the movie title can only be advertised within the library or on our website. Just drop in!

Lotta LEGO®s

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Dive into plastic containers filled with colorful building bricks and create a work of art. For children of all ages with an adult.

Drop-in Crafts

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Kids/Family

Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road, Salem, CT

Drop-in Crafts- Held monthly on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on the following dates: January 29, 2018, February 26, March 26, April 23 and May 21. This program is for ages 3 & up, with a parent.

Home School Workshop

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 12:30 pm
Home School Workshop;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Home School families are invited to join us for a fun and educational program held by Miss Ty at the Public Library of New London. The suggested grades are 1st to 6th grade but all ages are welcome to attend with parental supervision. This free program will be held on the fourth Monday of every month at 12:30 pm and requires no registration.

Little Listeners Storytime

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Little Listeners Storytime welcomes all babies through 3 year olds and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more! Registration not required. This program repeats at 11:00 am. Please call the library or check our website for more information.

Mother Goose & More

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend! Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in. This program is sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Read, Sing, Play

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 10:30 am
Read, Sing, Play;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children birth to 5 years old are invited to join Ms. Michele every Monday morning at 10:30 am at the Public Library of New London. There will be books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and a craft! There will be a playgroup immediately following the story time. This program will help teach children a love of learning and will offer parents/caregivers early literacy tips to use at home. This program is free and will be held weekly. There will be no program on January 15 and February 19.

Tween Book Club

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

"THE TAPPER TWINS GO TO WAR (WITH EACH OTHER)" by Geoff Rodkey will be the featured book this month. For grades 6-8. The book will be discussed, followed by an activity related to the book. Pizza will be served. Registration begins January 29. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. Program will take place in the Meeting Room. Funded by the Norwich Recreation Department.

We Are Makers-Chocolate Workshop Make and Take

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 4:00 pm
We Are Makers-Chocolate Workshop Make and Take;

Kids/Family

The Stonington Free Library, 20 High Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Join us for a Chocolate Make and Take Workshop with Kim Larkin, Professional Chocolatier! Ages 10 and up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

WONDERFUL WINTER STORY TIME

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 10:30 am
WONDERFUL WINTER STORY TIME;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton is now taking registration for our Wonderful Winter Story Time, a story program for children ages birth through age 5, with a caregiver. Story Time meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m., beginning on January 22, 2018 through March 12, with no session on President’s Day, February 19. Story Time features stories, songs with live music, and finger plays in the Children’s Room. Registration is required and space fills up quickly; please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392 for further information or to register.

Bilingual Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10:30 am
Bilingual Story Time;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children birth to 5 years old are invited to join Ms. Margarita every Tuesday morning at 11:00 am at the Public Library of New London for bilingual story time. We will share stories, songs and more in English and Spanish. This program is free and will be held weekly.

Drop In Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10:30 am
Drop In Story Time;

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT , 06378

Drop in for a story and play time geared to babies — age 2. We offer stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Early literacy skills are introduced in a relaxed atmosphere. There is time for socializing and play afterward.
Our Story Times employ techniques aimed at developing Early Literacy skills and enabling caregivers to reinforce the same skills at home. We are avid proponents of reading aloud to children, long past the time they have learned to read themselves. This improves listening skills, attention span, fluency, increases vocabulary and develops a love for story. These are all skills necessary for a successful school transition.

Family Storytime Winter Session

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 10:30 am
Family Storytime Winter Session;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites families to Family Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from January 16 to February 27, 2018. Enjoy stories, songs, and more during this seven-week session. For children under five and their caregivers. Family storytime is a special activity to share with the children in your life. Little ones and grown-ups will learn to love reading together as they listen to stories and sing songs and nursery rhymes. Meets downstairs in the Little Lions’ Den unless otherwise noted. Weather policy: If North Stonington Schools are cancelled or delayed, Family Storytime is cancelled. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public.

Little Listeners Storytime

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 9:30 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Little Listeners Storytime welcomes all babies through 3 year olds and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more! Registration not required. This program repeats at 10:30 am. Please call the library or check our website for more information.

Sandwich and Stories

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 11:45 am
Sandwich and Stories;

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, , 06378

This story time is for kids ages 3 and older – bring your lunch to enjoy with friends before story time! We reinforce early literacy skills with books, songs and finger plays. In addition, there is a craft that relates to our weekly theme.
Our Story Times employ techniques aimed at developing Early Literacy skills and enabling caregivers to reinforce the same skills at home. We are avid proponents of reading aloud to children, long past the time they have learned to read themselves. This improves listening skills, attention span, fluency, increases vocabulary and develops a love for story. These are all skills necessary for a successful school transition.

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