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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.

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 "Children" group.

Writing Workshop - Grades 2-5

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Kitan Arole, a senior at Pomperaug High School, for a creative writing workshop for children in grades 2-5! She is an accomplished student and award-winning writer, and she is excited to share her love of writing with children.

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.

IN PERSON- Roswell & Beyond

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
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

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-Roswell & Beyond

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

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.

LEGO Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games and Recreation, STEM/STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Michelle for an afternoon of LEGO fun! We’ll provide the LEGO bricks, and you bring the creativity! You can free build, or work off of instructions.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Award-winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski will show you how to dig into your imaginations to draw impossible animals. He will be joining us here at the library live via Zoom!

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 "Teens" group.

Macramé

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Create your own plant hanger or wall art! If you have ideas for what you’d like to make, please bring them! We'll also learn about the history of macramé, how macramé is used throughout the world, and how we can create art with cord.

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.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join Miss Jen and our amazing school librarians from Region 15 for a summer pop-up storytime for the whole family!

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.

Writing Workshop - Grades 2-5

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Kitan Arole, a senior at Pomperaug High School, for a creative writing workshop for children in grades 2-5! She is an accomplished student and award-winning writer, and she is excited to share her love of writing with children.

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.

Family Trivia Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for another Family Trivia night! Work together as a family team to answer our trivia questions! We'll have a variety of topics, including kid-centric knowledge, general information, and questions aimed at parents, too.

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.

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.

Bring the Hoopla - Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
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:

Bring the Hoopla’s Library Program creates a welcoming environment and allows each participant to find success within their hoop!

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.

Bring the Hoopla - Ages 6-12

10:30am - 11:30am
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:

Bring the Hoopla’s Library Program creates a welcoming environment and allows each participant to find success within their hoop!

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.

Drop-In Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us every Monday morning in the Storytime room for drop-in storytimes at 10am and 11am. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.

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.

Drop-In Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us every Monday morning in the Storytime room for drop-in storytimes at 10am and 11am. We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and end with a simple paper craft.

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Public Health Nurse from Housatonic Valley Health District as we discuss substance abuse and the effects it has on the older adult population. 

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.

Adult Coloring Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
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 requested.  This program is sponsored by library staff and donors.

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.

Kids Who Code

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Summer Reading, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Kids Who Code is a 6 week computer science program series, where participants can  build confidence and have fun!

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.

Pom-Pom Cacti

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Make pom-pom cacti! We'll turn yarn into very easy to care for cacti, no green thumb required!

Registration is required and space is limited.

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.