The library will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, 2022

Due to the start of our July Summer Hours and Independence Day, we will be closed on both days. With our summer hours, we will be closed on Sundays until the weekend after Labor Day.

Upcoming Events

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Babies & Books 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:
Babies & Books is a lapsit storytime for children 6 to 24 months and their parents/caregivers. Listen to short stories and songs. ...

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 "Children" group.

ARTuesday

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Event Details:
Do you love art? Join Miss Renee and Miss Kim on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm in the Storytime room for a playful, messy, and expressive art experience where there is no right or wrong. Come play and...

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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 "Children" group.

Toddler Time 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:
Toddler Time is for children ages 2 & 3 years and their parents/caregivers. Listen to stories 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.

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

White Memorial Conservation Center: Creature Feature

1:00pm - 2:00pm
All Ages, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Lectures, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
What makes a mammal a mammal? Or a reptile a reptile? How about an amphibian an amphibian? Scientists have grouped animals based on similar features. Using natural props, animal mounts, and LIVE animals, we will will break down the characteristics of...

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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 "Children" group.

Stories & More 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:
Stories & Crafts is for children ages 4 & 5 able to sit and pay attention independently. Listen to stories and complete a craft or activity. ...

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 "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Cooking Classes, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Food Explorers for a special two hour baking workshop! You’ll create two delicious recipes: Cheesecake Egg Rolls and Cannoli Cones! Each recipe is nut free but will contain dairy and/or eggs. Children will work on most elements individually.” ...

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.

Dairy Allergy

Dairy will be present in this program.

Egg Allergy

Eggs will be present in this program.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cooking Classes, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Food Explorers for a special two hour baking workshop! You’ll create two delicious recipes: Summer Fruit Tarts and Dinner Rolls! Each recipe is nut free but will contain dairy and/or eggs. Teens will work on most elements individually. This p...

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.

Dairy Allergy

Dairy will be present in this program.

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chevron Style Friendship Bracelets

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Katie and Kira to make chevron style friendship bracelets! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library and is a part of our 2022 Children's and Teen Summer Reading Programs: Beyond the Beaten Path.&...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Cooking Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Food Explorers to make Three Cheese Pizza Bites! You'll wrap biscuit dough around a delicious blend of three cheeses and Italian herbs, and bake them in a cake pop machine until golden brown. This recipe is nut free but contains dairy. ...

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.

Dairy Allergy

Dairy will be present in this program.

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.
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: Online
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 online via Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook Live 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 ...

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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.

Tiny Food Explorers

11:30am - 12:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Cooking Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:
Tiny Food Explorers Placeholder ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
This month we'll be discussing Hardball by Sara Paretsky. There will be physical copies available at the circulation desk. Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of res...

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.

Babies & Books 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:
Babies & Books is a lapsit storytime for children 6 to 24 months and their parents/caregivers. Listen to short stories and songs. ...

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: 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 us and learn more about birdwatching in Connecticut.  Find a local place to observe birds ...

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.

ZOOM- Birdwatching in Connecticut

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adults
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 us and learn more about birdwatching in Connecticut.  Find a local place to observe birds by exploring Connecticut’s...

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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cooking Classes, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us in person to make Lemon Berry Trifle Cups! This recipe will be nut free and each teen will make their own portion, with no sharing of ingredients or equipment. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Librar...

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.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening at the Movies- Joe Bell

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:
Our evening movie screenings are on two evenings of each month at 6pm, excluding December. These screenings are free and open to the public. Closed captions are available unless otherwise noted. Infrared Listening Systems are available upon request. ...

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.

Nonfiction Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
We will be discussing "First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country" by Thomas E Ricks for our June meeting. Physical copies will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. ...

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

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Event Details:
Toddler Time is for children ages 2 & 3 years and their parents/caregivers. Listen to stories 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.

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.