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Drop-In Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: 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 in the Storytime room for a drop-in storytime. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft. Craft materials are available to be picked up in the library while supplies last. All ages are welc...

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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 "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required

Coloring Club

Join us for a relaxing hour of therapeutic coloring in the Kingsley Room. We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity!

Event Details:
Registration is required. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated. This program is sponsored by library staff and donors. ...

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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.

Minute to Win It Mondays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Fast-paced and fun, you’ve got one minute to succeed in these silly challenges! Everyone wins because they’re as fun to play as they are to watch. Registration is required as space is limited. Like all our teen events, this program is totally f...

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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.  ...

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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. Currently, membership is full. What is TAB? A group of creative, energetic volunteers in Grades 6-12 who are interested in making a difference at the Southbury...

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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.

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 Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel by Anthony Doerr. Print copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this event is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of resid...

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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: 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:
Mack & Rita (2022) Rated PG-13. 1 hour and 34 minutes. CC Cast: Diane Keaton, Elizabeth Lail, Taylour Paige A 30-year-old writer spends a wild weekend in Palm Springs and wakes up to find she has magically transformed into her 70-year-ol...

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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 "Children" group.

Pokémon Pokéball Ornament Craft

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Gotta catch 'em all? Join Miss Katie to make your very own Pokémon Pokéball Ornament, perfect to hang for the holidays or give as a gift. ...

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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.

12 Tips to Manage Anxiety

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Lectures, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to learn about anxiety and what you can do to help prevent it and manage it when it occurs, with Dr. Wendy Hurwitz. Get information, tools, and techniques to help reduce and relieve anxiety and help regain and restore balance and calm. Thi...

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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.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Main Street Ballet is back to kick off the holiday season with an interactive event. Learn the story of the classic ballet "The Nutcracker" and try your hand at a few steps.  This program is geared towards young children and does not show...

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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.

All Ages

This program is for all ages, but children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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. Young children may need assistance....
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: 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 in the Storytime room for a drop-in storytime. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft. Craft materials are available to be picked up in the library while supplies last. All ages are welc...

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: Brown Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for our Teen DIY Gift Series featuring easy to make gifts you can use for the holidays (or keep for yourself!). Today we'll be making pom-pom paperclip bookmarks! These little bookmarks are easy to make and make great gifts. Like all ou...

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 "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 "Children" group.

Storytime with Southbury Police

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Officer Liz Armeno from the Southbury Police Department for stories and a craft. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will be delivered via Zoom and will be streamed to our Kingsley Room. If you want to watch the program from home, register here Join former UK resident and lifelong Anglophile Claire Evans for a cultural tour of Christmas in Grea...

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: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will also be streamed to our Kingsley Room. Register here if you want to watch it at the library. Join former UK resident and lifelong Anglophile Claire Evans for a cultural tour of Christmas in Great Britain.  She’ll b...

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.

Zoom

This program will be taking place on Zoom. The invitation links will be sent via email on the day of the program. To ensure that the invitation link reaches you, check your inbox for the registration confirmation email after signing up.

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.

Using Google Chrome

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Internet Browsers let us access and enjoy all of the content and information available on the Internet. In this class, the most popular browser in the world, Google Chrome, will be discussed.  We will cover useful browsing techniques and sh...

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.

PJ Storytime

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Grab your PJs and a stuffie and join Miss Jen for a drop-in PJ Storytime! Listen to bedtime stories, songs & rhymes and complete a small craft.   ...

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: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
At age 65, older adults are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large. By age 75, that risk increases three times that of the general population- and to four times by age 85. Fire and burns are not the only ...

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.
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. Young children may need assistance....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Inaugural Poet Laureate Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for the inaugural poetry event by Southbury’s first Town Laureate Faith Vicinanza. Faith Vicinanza was chosen by three judges from four candidates to be Southbuury’s First Town Poet Laureate.  The Southbury Library and Sustainable Southb...

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.