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Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Friends' Event, Book Sale
Event Details:
The Friends of the Southbury Public Library are hosting an online charity auction to benefit the Southbury Public Library. Items include antique books and sets, artwork, antiques, and collectibles. All bids start at $1! Please click here to part...
This event is in the "Children" group.

StoryWalk: Cat's Colors

All Day 6/14 - 8/13
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department is thrilled to announce its inaugural StoryWalk featuring the picture book Cat’s Colors by Airlie Anderson. Walk the grounds of the Southbury Public Library while reading and experiencing Cat’...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime with Katie Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us online on the Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page for a special virtual storytime and craft.  Miss Katie will share stories, rhymes and songs. Crafts can be picked up after storytime in library on the first...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wednesday Movie- Song of Names

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
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. Infrared listening devices are available upon request.

*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:
SONG OF NAMES (2019) Run Time-1 HOUR AND 54 MIN. CC Rated- PG-13 Cast: Eddie Izzard, Gerran Howell, Stanley Townsend Several years after his childhood friend, a violin prodigy, disappears on the eve of his first solo concert, an...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make Strawberry Lemon Blondies! These brownie alternatives are stuffed full of fruit and citrus for a dessert that is as sweet and fresh as summer. You’ll need the following ingredients:...
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:
Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward helps us understand how people and events in Connecticut’s past played crucial roles in forming the culture and character of Connecticut today. Woodward, a gifted story-teller, brings the history we thought...

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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 "Children" group.

First Chapter Fridays Online

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us Fridays at 4:00 pm on the Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page for a brand new program - First Chapter Friday. Miss Heather will share the first chapter of fiction books. We'll be exploring some of our favorite c...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:
It's time for Summer Reading 2021! This year's theme is Tails and Tales. Join us as we explore animals, fairy tales, and so much more! Participate in the way that works for you. You can log your reading, attend programs, experience our StoryWalk, and...
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 Take & Make Craft. Bring home everything you'll need to make a fun and exciting thematic paper craft. Appropriate for all ages. Young children may need assistance. Glue and cra...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime Online

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.

STEAMonday Online: Rainbow Slime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of summer STEAM fun. We're back to making our old favorite - slime, but this time with a rainbow twist! We'll explore the science behind colors and rainbows while having a sticky, fun time. What you'll need: clear glue or ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Our Favorite Books Online

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us Tuesdays at noon on the Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page for a brand new program - Our Favorite Books. Miss Heather will share some of our favorite picture books. Catch us live or watch it later.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Field Trip to the Wolf Conservation Center

2:00pm - 3:00pm
All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading, Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Experience the wonderful world of wolves from your own home! In this virtual field trip to the Wolf Conservation center, learn about the history and biology of wolves in North America, and meet the WCC's ambassador wolves Alawa, Zephyr, and Nikai. Th...

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.

Tuesday Book Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
We will be discussing Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens for our June meeting. For more information about the book, click here. This meeting will be taking place on Zoom. Copies of the book are available digitally on Libby/Overdrive....

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 "Children" group.

Storytime with Katie Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us online on the Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page for a special virtual storytime and craft.  Miss Katie will share stories, rhymes and songs. Crafts can be picked up after storytime in library on the first...
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. Infrared listening devices are available upon request.

*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:
A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD (2019) Run Time- 1 HOUR AND 49 MIN. CC Rated: PG Cast: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper This film has been Academy Award nominated for Best Supporting Actor A jaded magazine writer is assigned a...

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.

Celestial Whale Craft Online

4:30pm - 5:45pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Summer is here - let's get crafty! Join us on Zoom for whale themed stories as we make our Celestial Whale Craft together. Everything you'll need to participate will be provided*. Pick up your craft packet anytime after Friday, June 18 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, STEM/STEAM, Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join the White Memorial Conservation Center for Way to Grow! Why do some animal babies look just like their parents while others look like completely different organisms all together? Animals are born and grow in different ways. During this progra...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "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 Take & Make Craft. Bring home everything you'll need to make a fun and exciting thematic paper craft. Appropriate for all ages. Young children may need assistance. Glue and cra...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Storytime Online

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 ...

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: Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Food Explorers is back! Let's make dinner together! Join the Registered Dietitians from Food Explorers to make No Churn Ice Cream with Chocolate Fudge! You don't need an ice cream maker for this recipe, which comes together in a flash. To make ...

Disclaimer(s)

Dairy Allergy

Dairy will be present in this program.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

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 to work on your craft together, or to chat about how it went (note: if you are planning on working on it together, having your felt cut out before the program will help). In the two weeks leading up to this program, pick up a physical craft k...

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.

Our Favorite Books Online

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us Tuesdays at noon on the Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page for a brand new program - Our Favorite Books. Miss Heather will share some of our favorite picture books. Catch us live or watch it later.  ...
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:
The Rutledge Summer Series Presents: It's a Queer World After All!: The State of LGBT Rights Around the Globe -- Past, Present, and Future In this talk, Lambda Legal CEO (and Southbury resident!) Kevin Jennings will discuss ...

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.