Programs

Every Hero Has a Story
Summer Reading 2015
 
Drop-In Story Programs — No Registration Required

Bouncing Babies! (birth to crawlers). Mondays, June 29th to Aug. 3rd at 11 am. Babies and caregivers enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and movement activities together.

Mother Goose Storytime (walkers to 3 years). Mondays, June 29th to Aug. 3rd at 10:15 a. This program features simple stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and activities for toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Preschool Storytime (3 to 5 years). Tuesdays, June 30th to Aug. 4th at 10:15 am. Stories, songs and craft program designed for preschool-aged children. Children will make a craft to take home.

Farmers’ Market Storytime (all ages). Thursdays, May 14th to Sept. 10th  at 5:00 pm on the Durham Green. Weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, come on over to the library to pick out a book or two!

Special Events — Registration Required.

(Please Call 860-349-9544 ext. 1 to register.)

Lunch Bunch Book Discussion (9 to 12 years). Mondays, July 6th to July 20th from 12:30 — 1:30 pm. Participants bring lunch; dessert is provided. Copies of the discussion books can be picked up at the Library.

Kids in the Kitchen (8 to 11 years). Wednesdays, July 8th and July 29th from 6:30 — 8:00 pm. (Please register for just one session.) Try new foods and learn new skills in the kitchen.

Super Science Club (8 to 11 years). Thursdays, July 9th to July 30th from 6:30 — 7:30 pm. Dr. Taber, science teacher at Coginchaug High School, will explore the fun side of science in this hands-on program.

Hero Movie Matinees (All ages). Fridays, July 10th, 24th, and Aug. 7th at 2 pm. Get out of the sun and enjoy some “super” movies!

Kids Only Tag Sale (6-18 years; 12 & under with parent). Saturday, July 11th, Set up: 9 am, Sale: 10 am to noon. (Rain Date: Saturday, July 25th). Bring a table, set up on the library lawn, and sell stuff. Only kids can sell, but anyone can buy!

Cartooning Workshop with Debi the Super Cow-toonist (8 to 11 years). Monday, July 13th at 7 pm. Participants will learn what it takes to be a cartoonist and will create a superhero cartoon.

Touch-a-Rescue-Truck Event (All ages.) Saturday, July 18th at 10:30 am. Kids will meet some local heroes and get a chance to explore fire trucks, police cars, and more! This event will take place in the rear parking lot.

Silly Song Sing-along (All ages). Monday, July 20th at 6:30 pm. Kids (and their grown-up friends) will sing, dance, and act silly with entertainer Ed Leonard. Ed will bring his guitar, drums, and his grab bag of musical surprises and gags.

Scratch Programming (8 to 11 years). Tuesdays, July 21th, 28th & Aug. 4th at 2 pm. Learn the basics of computer programming using the Scratch programming language. Each week will build on the previous sessions.

Superhero Camp (7 to 10 years). Saturday, Aug. 1st from 1 to 2:30 pm. Make a superhero mask and cape and hone your skills at Superhero Camp.

The Summer Reading Program is Sponsored by PALS — The Public Association of Library Supporters.