Southbury Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024.

Southbury Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Make or Take Craft

All Day
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Upstairs
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the Youth Services department on Saturdays for our Open House Make or Take Craft. Make it here or bring home everything you'll need to make a fun and exciting thematic paper craft. Appropriate for all ages.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Artist Talk: Sandra Cointreau

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Event Details:

Join us for an artist talk by Sandra Cointreau and explore her artwork in our Gloria Cachion Art Gallery.

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 "All Ages" group.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology Help
Event Details:

Come by on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Technology Help with local tech expert James Chapin.  No registration is required and people are helped first come first served. 

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.

Teen Advisory Board

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Tutor Corner
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: TAB Meeting
Registration Required
Event Details:

This is our regular monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting for current members.

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 "Adults" group.

Long Term Care Planning

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Lou and Jessica Pelletier from Pelletier Senior Planning as they discuss long-term care planning, addressing the growing need for care among seniors and baby boomers.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesday Night Fiction Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required

Tuesday Night Fiction Book Club

With no registration required, new members are always welcome to the Tuesday Night Fiction Book Club. Copies of this month’s book are available at the Circulation Desk.

Event Details:

This month we'll be discussing Maame: A Novel by Jessica George. Print copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

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.

Sensory-Friendly Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Library Staff Member Katie for a special sensory-friendly storytime! This program is intended for children age 3-6 who require sensory accommodations. Siblings are welcome to attend. 

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.

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required

Wednesday at the Movies

Our Wednesday movie screenings start at 1pm and begin on the second Wednesday of each month. Closed captions are available unless otherwise noted.

*Rated R movies are for ages 17 and up only, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.*

Film screenings are sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Registration IS required.

Event Details:

Ordinary Angels (2024)

Rated PG. 1 hour and 58 minutes. CC

Cast: Hilary Swank, Alan Ritchson, Emily Mitchell

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.

Tunes & Tales

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

Join Miss Jen for a morning filled with music and stories! Children will sing, dance, and experiment with simple musical instruments. This program is recommended for ages 5 and under. 

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.

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.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology Help
Event Details:

Come by on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Technology Help with local tech expert James Chapin.  No registration is required and people are helped first come first served. 

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 "Adults" group.

Author Talk James Tsacoyeanes

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us as James Tsacoyeanes discusses his book How Did His Life Go So Wrong, A Father’s Memoir. This book is the product of the last eleven years as he struggled coming to terms with his son Chris’s addiction and death&nbs

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.

Book Bingo Celebration

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us as at the end of Book Bingo to chat about the books you read and enjoyed with others who participated in Book Bingo!

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.

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.

Make or Take Craft

All Day
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Upstairs
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the Youth Services department on Saturdays for our Make or Take Craft. Make it here or bring home everything you'll need to make a fun and exciting thematic paper craft. Appropriate for all ages. Young children may need assistance.

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.

SpongeBob Party

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Library Staff Members Katie and Cole for a SpongeBob SquarePants Party! We will enjoy SpongeBob-themed snacks, make the characters from sponges, make and race your own Gary, and participate in a scavenger hunt!

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.

Drop-In Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Join us every Monday morning in the Storytime room for drop-in storytimes at 10am and 11am. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.

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.

Drop-In Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Join us every Monday morning in the Storytime room for drop-in storytimes at 10am and 11am. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.

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.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology Help
Event Details:

Come by on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Technology Help with local tech expert James Chapin.  No registration is required and people are helped first come first served. 

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Presented by the staff of Therapy Kinections, this informational session will cover the red flags (things to look out for) in the areas of OT, PT, and Speech.  Parents and caregivers are invited to come with questions they may have.

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.

Tunes & Tales

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

Join Miss Jen for a morning filled with music and stories! Children will sing, dance, and experiment with simple musical instruments. This program is recommended for ages 5 and under. 

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.

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.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology Help
Event Details:

Come by on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Technology Help with local tech expert James Chapin.  No registration is required and people are helped first come first served. 

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:

Come to our Kickoff to our summer series and listen to some great tunes  Willie and Jan return to the Southbury Public Library perform a collection of songs written by popular singer/songwriters including Neil Young, Carly Simon, Gordon Light

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.

Make or Take Craft

All Day
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Upstairs
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Stop by the Youth Services department on Saturdays for our Make or Take Craft. Make it here or bring home everything you'll need to make a fun and exciting thematic paper craft. Appropriate for all ages. Young children may need assistance.

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Summer Reading Begins!

All Day
Children, Teens
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Upstairs
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:

Summer Reading begins on Saturday, June 8 and runs through Friday, August 16! Join us for reading rewards, special events, and more! Our theme this year is "Read, Renew, Repeat!"