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StoryWalk - Summer 2024

All Day 7/1 - 8/16
All Ages
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes, Summer Reading
Event Details:

WHAT IS A STORYWALK?

A StoryWalk is a movement and literacy boosting project that places an illustrated children’s book, taken apart and displayed page by page, along a walking route.

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.

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.

Babies & Books Storytime

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

Tiny Food Explorers

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children
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 Tiny Food Explorers for some fun with food! Come and explore new flavors and textures while playing games all about food and MyPlate! You’ll make a hands-on healthy snack that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages, Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
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: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Let’s create playful letters with brush pens! Taught by calligrapher, Debby Reelitz. Lettering with a brush is fun and challenging all at the same time.

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 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 Happy Place: A Novel by Emily Henry. 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.

Toddler Time Storytime

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

Soulshine Arts - Music Together!

10:30am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Leslie Pratt of Soulshine Arts in Woodbury invites children ages birth to 5 years old and their caregivers to join in a morning of family music! Join us as we sing, dance and play while bonding with your children through music. 

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:

Arthur the King (2024)

Rated PG-13 . 1 hour and 47 minutes. CC

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Simu Liu, Nathalie Emmanuel

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 Dungeons & Dragons

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation, Gaming, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us and Dungeon Master Ethan for a summer long Dungeons and Dragons campaign, open to experienced and new players alike!

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.

Gaming with Mr. Matt

10:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games and Recreation, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Mr. Matt for two hours of amazing gaming with Nintendo Switch systems on projector screens! You will also be able to work on some video-game themed crafts. All materials and gaming systems are provided. 

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, Summer Reading
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 "Children" group.

Tunes & Tales

11:15am - 11:45am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Storytimes, Summer Reading
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help with James Chapin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
All Ages, Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Reference Area
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
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
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Food Explorers to make Coffee Latte Trifles! You’ll be making coffee flavored cake pops to crumble up as your cake layer, chocolate pudding, and homemade whipped cream with a hint of coffee.

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.

Storytime at the Farmers' Market

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Stop by the Southbury Farmers' Market and visit the librarians from the Southbury Public Library. 

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Giant Games Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Upstairs
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games and Recreation, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of Giant Games! Families, drop in between 6 and 7:30pm to enjoy a variety of traditional, larger-than-life, board games. 

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.

All Ages

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

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

Evening at the Movies

Our evening movie screenings are on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6pm, excluding December. These screenings are free and open to the public. Closed captions are available unless otherwise noted.

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

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Event Details:

American Fiction (2023)

Rated R. 1 hour and 57 minutes. CC

Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross and John Ortiz

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.

The Poop Museum

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Poop Museum covers the serious science of poop and pooping, and is delivered with the silliness that you might imagine accompanying a program about poop.

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.

First Chapter Friday

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Storytimes, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Looking for something new to read? Join Jen for a sneak-peek, first chapter read-aloud of some of her favorite chapter books! If you love what you hear, you can borrow the book and read more. 

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a special showing of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024)

Rated PG-13. 1 hour and 55 minutes. CC

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.

Makerspace Morning

11:00am - 12:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Jen to explore, think, and create in our mobile makerspace! Choose from a wide range of materials to create something new and unique, or complete a craft project using provided instructions.

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:

Water-powered mills revolutionized Connecticut in 1650, bringing civilization to the state. Back then, each small village had to rely on itself for everything, with no electricity or steam power in sight.

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.