Saturday, January 20, 2018
Public Access

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8:00am [8:30am] Bristol: Draw a Dinosaur and Appreciate Penguins Day
Come to the library for a fun-filled day of dinosaur and penguin crafts!

[10:00am] Branford: Mini-Maker Table
Join us every Friday and Saturday for a mini-maker project from our MakerLab! Every month we will feature a quick project or new piece of equipment to mess around with. The results may have you leaving with something to physically take home OR just the satisfaction that you were able to create a circuit, power on an Arduino or thread a sewing machine. The projects are easy, meant for all ages and 100% drop-in. It is just up to you to find out which floor we are featuring the project on and drop on by. Registration for this table is not required – just come ready to tinker, play and create!

[10:00am] Glastonbury: Together Time Tales
Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

[10:00am] Wethersfield: Scavenger Hunt
Drop-in any Saturday of the month to complete a fun scavenger hunt around the library. Each month will feature a new theme. January’s Theme: Animal Tracks

[10:10am] Rocky Hill: Playgroup
Join us at 10:15 am for stories, songs and more with Miss Cathy. Stay for free play with a special set of toys in the Stepney Room. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. Registration not required.

[10:30am] Middletown: Story Time
Join us for story Time at Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore!

[10:30am] Newington: Winter Reading Kick-off
Journey with Animal Embassy into the nighttime Rainforest. Meet some living examples of the creatures that roam there at night. Ages 4-12 More info: 860-665-8720

[1:00pm] Woodstock: Acorn Adventure - Eagle Eyes
Experience just how big a bald eagle's wings are, how huge their eyes are compared to the size of their heads, and other fun facts. Visitors will also search for eagles at this popular spot for these incredible birds of prey. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope.

[2:00pm] New Haven: "Babar the Elephant"
These lively and interactive chamber concerts are perfect for introducing your 3-9 year olds to the instruments of the orchestra. New Haven Symphony Orchestra pianist William Braun plays Francis Poulenc’s whimsical L’Histoire de Babar while Really Inventive Stuff’s vaudeville actor, Michael Boudewyns, returns to the stage to narrate the tale about the King of the Elephants.

[3:00pm] Cos Cob: Circuitry
During Circuitry: Make a Family of Light-Up Snowmen, kids will learn the basics of circuitry and take home their own family of light-up snowmen. Grades 3-6. Pre-register: 203-622-6883

[6:30pm] North Grosvenordale: Holiday Bonfire
WINY will provide musical entertainment, Judi Jones and Friends will be hoop dancing with Rings of Fire. Refreshments available for purchase and bring your skates for skating on the pond (weather permitting). Donations will be accepted to help support TEEG's private fuel fund.