Category Archive: Children

Jul 09

Lauren Baratz-Logsted Author Visit

Connecticut author Lauren Baratz-Logsted will visit the Southbury Public Library for Summer Reading. The author will discuss the process of writing, answer questions, and sign books. Saturday, July 19th           11 am to 12 pm Grades 4 & up Lauren is the author of “The Sisters 8” series and “Hat City …

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Jul 01

“Recycled Art Class” offered Monday, July 7th at 2:00pm!

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Michael Albert, renowned artist and author, will be conducting a “Recycled Art” class featuring his “cerealism”. His work is truly unique and amazing, and can be viewed on his website at: This class is intended for grades 3-6 and up, and registration for the class can be done in person or by calling the …

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Jun 11

Summer Reading 2014

Summer Reading begins on Saturday, June 14th.   Our themes are Go Green and Teens Go Green Preschoolers, kids, and teens may register in person or online. Click on the link here to register for Summer Reading online.  Simply choose the program for your grade and register using your library card number.

Mar 20

Our next “Movies & Munchies” movie is Friday, April 25 at 6:00

Join us to watch “The Nut Job”, an animated film rated PG. It stars Will Arnett, Liam Neeson and Brendan Fraser. Registration is required and can be done in the Children’s Department or by calling us at (203) 262-0626, ext 3. All ages welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Mar 20

Spring storytime registration has begun!

Check our calendar for times and dates. Registration can be done in the Children’s Department or by calling us at (203) 262-0626 ext. 3.

Crayola ColorCycle


Crayola ColorCycle – Turn Crayola Markers Into Energy! “Crayola and schools across North America are banding together to help kids understand the importance of their role in protecting the environment. That’s why we are launching Crayola ColorCycle. Through this initiative, students in K-12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect …

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Oct 24

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The Main Street Ballet of Woodbury will be presenting selections from The Nutcracker Suite in the Kingsley Room at the Southbury Public Library on Friday, November 22nd at 6:00 p.m. It will be presented in an interactive storytelling format, where the children in the audience are invited to become a part of the story and …

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Apr 04

Public Fax Machine Now Available


A self-service public fax machine is available for use in the Reference Department. This is a pay service for out-going faxes only. Patrons may use a credit or debit card. The fax machine service takes VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  Domestic Charges are $1.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. …

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Kindles & Nooks

Kindles & Nooks can now be checked-out for 2 weeks! Patrons must be 18 years of age and a Southbury resident with a current library card to borrow a Kindle or Nook and agree to a Borrower’s Agreement before checking out an E-Reader. For more information about what titles are available click here. For more …

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Sep 20


The Children’s Department of the Southbury Library provides a safe, nurturing and culturally stimulating environment for children and adults that encourages lifelong reading and learning. BOOKS: Books are separated by age appropriateness and reading  levels. For babies, there are Tiny Tot Board Books. We have a well rounded Picture  Book Collection for preschoolers. Beginners Readers …

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