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StoryWalk: Big Dance

All Day 4/18 - 6/3
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 our spring StoryWalk featuring the picture book Big Dance by Aoife Greenham. Walk the grounds of the Southbury Public Library while reading and experiencing Big Da...
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:
Death on the Nile (2022) Rated PG-13. 2 hours and 6 minutes. CC Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Annette Benning While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress. ...

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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.

Book Themed Mad Libs

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to play Mad Libs themed around book series like Percy Jackson, The Hunger Games, Selection Series, The Chronicles of Narnia and more! These ________(adjective) word games will make you laugh until you __________ (verb). ...

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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 "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: 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 Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, as he shares his family’s harrowing expe...

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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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages, 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 Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, as he shares his family’s harrowing experiences at the hands of t...

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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.

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 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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Lectures, Storytimes
Registration Required
Event Details:
Elementary age children and their families/caregivers are invited to join S.M.A.R.T. for a fun and informational read-along and guided activity. We're hosting three Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health read-along activities in the month of May, in...

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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. What is TAB? A group of creative, energetic volunteers in Grades 6-12 who are interested in making a difference at the Southbury Public Library! Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members ...

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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: 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 Most people have heard of the famous boy king, but don't know much about him. This program focuses on...

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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: 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. Most people have heard of the famous boy king, but don't know much about him. This program focuses on Pharaoh Tut-Ankh-Amun 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.

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Fireplace Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come to our Kickoff to our summer series and listen to a wonderful perfomance by Willie Niniger and Jan Scruggs. Willie and Jan return to the Southbury Public Library to perform favorites written and sung by Carole King and James Taylor, including, "...

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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.
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.  All ages are welcome.  No registration is required.   This program is spon...

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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.

ARTuesday

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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 "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 "Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race" by Walter Isaacson for our June meeting. Physical copies will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you are not comfortable com...

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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. 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:
Falling for Figaro (2020) Not Rated. 1 hour and 44 minutes. CC Cast: Danielle MacDonald, Joanna Lumley, Hugh Skinner A brilliant young fund manager leaves her unfulfilling job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong dream of becoming a...

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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.

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Board Meeting
Event Details:
Meeting of the Southbury Public Library Board of Directors. Meetings are open to the public. ...

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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.

PJ Storytime

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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 Katie for a drop-in PJ Storytime! Listen to bedtime stories, songs & rhymes and complete a small craft.   ...

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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.

The Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio Joe Carter – guitar Harvie S – bass Graciliano Zambonin - drums The Joe Carter Samba Rio Trio celebrates the music of Brazil – Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro, Baiao and more.  Their repertoire features songs...

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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: 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 on an adventure behind locked doors into the “vault” that stores the Mystic Seaport Museum co...

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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: 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 on an adventure behind locked doors into the “vault” that stores the Mystic Seaport Museum collections. Within the col...

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.