The Southbury Library is closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Staff are still available via phone and email. Call us for more information about our pickup window service.

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Southbury Public Library
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The Southbury Public Library will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 16 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE per order of the first selectman. All items currently checked out from the Southbury Public Library have been renewed through July 31st. If...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pickup Window Sign Up

9:30am - 3:30pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Pickup Window
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Pickup Window
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up for this day's pickup window service. As long as you arrive between the stated hours, we will be able to give you your books. This service is currently available to Southbury residents only.  **All requests for additional items must b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes

Drop-In Storytime

Drop In Stories are offered every Monday morning at 10:30 am year round. All ages are welcome and there is no registration required. Stories are shared, and then the children are invited to do a simple craft and pick out books to take home.

Event Details:
We're back, friends! We have missed you but we're excited to start a new online version of Drop-In Storytime! Join us online every Monday morning for a drop-in storytime. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft. ...

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Animal Embassy Online

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performances, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
We're thrilled to bring you Animal Embassy's Online Learning for Libraries program Dwarfs, Dragons and Giants. Join Animal Embassy for an opportunity to meet real life examples of dwarfs, giants and dragons of the animal kingdom. Discover how and why...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Pickup Window
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Pickup Window
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up for this day's pickup window service. As long as you arrive between the stated hours, we will be able to give you your books. This service is currently available to Southbury residents only.  **All requests for additional items must b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Babies & Book Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Babies & Books Storytime

Babies and Books is an interactive program for babies age 6-24 months and their parents and caregivers. Babies sit on their caretakers’ laps while the Children’s Librarian shares short books, songs and fingerplays. A simple coloring sheet relating to the stories completes the storytime. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Tuesday, July 7 and runs six weeks until Tuesday, August 11. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 20 – 30 minutes. This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an e...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pickup Window Sign Up

9:30am - 3:30pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Pickup Window
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Pickup Window
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up for this day's pickup window service. As long as you arrive between the stated hours, we will be able to give you your books. This service is currently available to Southbury residents only.  **All requests for additional items must b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
The first virtual meeting of the Nonfiction Book Club will be an informal, open discussion about the books we’ve all been reading while staying home. Attendees will be given the Zoom Room information after registering. Like all Southbury Public Li...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:15am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Toddler Time Storytime

Parents and caregivers are invited to join their toddlers ages 2 and 3 for a 30 minutes of theme based stories and songs in Program Room. Everyone then goes to the craft tables to make a craft that relates back to the storytime theme. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Wednesday, July 8 and runs six weeks until Wednesday, August 12. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes. This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an em...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pickup Window Sign Up

9:30am - 3:30pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Pickup Window
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Pickup Window
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up for this day's pickup window service. As long as you arrive between the stated hours, we will be able to give you your books. This service is currently available to Southbury residents only.  **All requests for additional items must b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Stories & Crafts Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Stories & Crafts Storytime

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to listen to stories and sing songs with the Children’s Librarian in the Program Room and then join their parents and caregivers for a craft that relates to the theme of the stories. Children should be able to sit independently to attend this storytime session. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Thursday, July 9 and runs six weeks until Thursday, August 13 . We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

How to use Stellarium to Stargaze

2:00pm - 3:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to learn about a free resource that can help you look at the stars.  Head of reference Rebecca Randall will showcase some of the features of https://stellarium-web.org/.  This is a great time to look up at the stars! The lib...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Zoom Game Mash Up

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading, Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for a mix of fun, zoom based games! Silly, fun, and lighthearted, these games don't require any supplies except a device with a webcam and a sense of humor. Requirements: a smartphone, tablet, or computer that can access Zoom via w...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pickup Window Sign Up

9:30am - 3:30pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Pickup Window
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Pickup Window
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up for this day's pickup window service. As long as you arrive between the stated hours, we will be able to give you your books. This service is currently available to Southbury residents only.  **All requests for additional items must b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes

Drop-In Storytime

Drop In Stories are offered every Monday morning at 10:30 am year round. All ages are welcome and there is no registration required. Stories are shared, and then the children are invited to do a simple craft and pick out books to take home.

Event Details:
Join us every Monday morning for a drop-in storytime. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.  All ages are welcome.  No registration is required.   This program is sponsored by the Friends o...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Babies & Book Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Babies & Books Storytime

Babies and Books is an interactive program for babies age 6-24 months and their parents and caregivers. Babies sit on their caretakers’ laps while the Children’s Librarian shares short books, songs and fingerplays. A simple coloring sheet relating to the stories completes the storytime. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Tuesday, July 7 and runs six weeks until Tuesday, August 11. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 20 – 30 minutes. This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an e...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Food Explorers Online: Garlic Knots

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make homemade Garlic Knots! This yeast free version uses yogurt for a deliciously light and fluffy texture. While they’re baking you’ll learn about the food groups through a kitchen sca...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Have you ever wondered how to make pasta from scratch? In this program, you’ll learn how to knead, roll and cut your own fettuccine, and you don’t even need a pasta machine! Join us virtually as Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, s...

Disclaimer(s)

Egg Allergy

Eggs will be present in this program.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:15am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Toddler Time Storytime

Parents and caregivers are invited to join their toddlers ages 2 and 3 for a 30 minutes of theme based stories and songs in Program Room. Everyone then goes to the craft tables to make a craft that relates back to the storytime theme. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Wednesday, July 8and runs six weeks until Wednesday, August 12. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Pub...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a fun program of baking and learning about food! We’ll be making Black Bean Brownies and playing Nutrition Price is Right, and you’ll need the following ingredients: 1 can black beans,...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Stories & Crafts Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Stories & Crafts Storytime

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to listen to stories and sing songs with the Children’s Librarian in the Program Room and then join their parents and caregivers for a craft that relates to the theme of the stories. Children should be able to sit independently to attend this storytime session. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Thursday, July 9 and runs six weeks until Thursday, August 13 . We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for Teen DIY to make upcycled paper beads out of paper! Before the program, please gather the following supplies and have them ready: colorful paper (magazines recommended, but coupons from the newspaper or junk mail sho...
This event is in the "Children" group.

CactusHead Puppets: Magnificent Monster Circus

7/20 @ 12:00am - 7/26 @ 12:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performances, Summer Reading
Event Details:
Come one, come all, to a circus like no other! Encounter magnificent creatures from the wilds of your imagination as their quirky human caretaker tries to teach them new tricks. Kids can lend a hand to Eustice the Unicycling Unimonster, make friends ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes

Drop-In Storytime

Drop In Stories are offered every Monday morning at 10:30 am year round. All ages are welcome and there is no registration required. Stories are shared, and then the children are invited to do a simple craft and pick out books to take home.

Event Details:
Join us every Monday morning for a drop-in storytime. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.  All ages are welcome.  No registration is required.   This program is sponsored by the Friends o...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Babies & Book Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Babies & Books Storytime

Babies and Books is an interactive program for babies age 6-24 months and their parents and caregivers. Babies sit on their caretakers’ laps while the Children’s Librarian shares short books, songs and fingerplays. A simple coloring sheet relating to the stories completes the storytime. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Tuesday, July 7 and runs six weeks until Tuesday, August 11. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 20 – 30 minutes. This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an e...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:15am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Toddler Time Storytime

Parents and caregivers are invited to join their toddlers ages 2 and 3 for a 30 minutes of theme based stories and songs in Program Room. Everyone then goes to the craft tables to make a craft that relates back to the storytime theme. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Wednesday, July 8and runs six weeks until Wednesday, August 12. We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Pub...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Stories & Crafts Storytime Online

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required

Stories & Crafts Storytime

Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to listen to stories and sing songs with the Children’s Librarian in the Program Room and then join their parents and caregivers for a craft that relates to the theme of the stories. Children should be able to sit independently to attend this storytime session. Registration is required.

Event Details:
Our Summer Session begins on Thursday, July 9 and runs six weeks until Thursday, August 13 . We begin at 10:30 am and the program runs approximately 30 – 45 minutes This program is online via Zoom. You will receive an...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.