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Scaly Friends

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Animals, Educational, Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Meet and learn about scaly friends such as tortoises, hermit crabs, spiders, geckos, snakes, and more!   This program contains live animals. No registration required!...

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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Animals, Educational, Science/STEAM, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Meet and learn about scaly friends such as tortoises, hermit crabs, spiders, geckos, snakes, and more!

 

This program contains live animals.

No registration required!

 

Disclaimer(s)

Parents Required

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Monday Night Mah Jongg

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Games & Activities, Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Want to Join? Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join! Some previous knowledge or experience is required, but...

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Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities, Hobbies
Required
Event Details:

Want to Join?

Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join!

Disclaimer(s)

For those playing the American version of the game, you will need a current Mah Jongg card.

Only available at Smith Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Caving: Experience the Earth's Stunning Geological Wonders

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Educational, Health & Wellness, Hobbies
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Please join expert caver George Baldwin and members of The Central Connecticut Grotto of the National Speleological Society for a journey into the fascinating w...

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Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Wellness, Hobbies
Required
Event Details:

Please join expert caver George Baldwin and members of The Central Connecticut Grotto of the National Speleological Society for a journey into the fascinating world of caving!

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Bowties and Books

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Music, Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Put on your most elegant bowties and fanciest tutus (or whatever you find comfortable)! Then, join us for songs, stories, and silliness! This program is recommended for ages 6 m...

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Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Early Literacy, Music, Storytime
Required
Event Details:

Put on your most elegant bowties and fanciest tutus (or whatever you find comfortable)! Then, join us for songs, stories, and silliness!

This program is recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years with a parent or caregiver.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

Parents Required

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Author Talk with Max Brallier

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion, Educational, Speakers, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary, Middle School
Event Details:

Join us in-person at the Smith Library to do an activity and to listen to a talk with Max Brallier. Can't come in person? Click here to register to watch online at h...

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Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Middle School
Program Type: Book Discussion, Educational, Speakers, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Join us in-person at the Smith Library to do an activity and to listen to a talk with Max Brallier.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library

Parents Required

This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Author Talk with Max Brallier

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Book Discussion, Educational, Speakers, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

To join us online click the "register here" button. To join us in person click here to register.   Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with&...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Book Discussion, Educational, Speakers, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

To join us online click the "register here" button. To join us in person click here to register.

 

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Earth and Space Lab with Cool-ology

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Educational, Games & Activities, Science/STEAM, STEM, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Participants learn about wonder of outer space in this fast-paced, educational program. Exciting activities from NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Science Education are incl...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Educational, Games & Activities, Science/STEAM, STEM, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Participants learn about wonder of outer space in this fast-paced, educational program. Exciting activities from NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Science Education are included!

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Needle Arts

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Community, Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy the friendly camaraderie of your fellow artisans and join us on Wednesday mornings! Beginners are welcome. Knit, crochet, embroider, quilt -- all kinds of needle craft. No...

Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community, Hobbies
Event Details:

Enjoy the friendly camaraderie of your fellow artisans and join us on Wednesday mornings! Beginners are welcome. Knit, crochet, embroider, quilt -- all kinds of needle craft.

No registration necessary.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Sparkler Play Group

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Sparkler Playgroup for ages 0-18 months.    Contact Erin Annicelli for more information.

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Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Required
Event Details:

Sparkler Playgroup for ages 0-18 months. 

 

Contact Erin Annicelli for more information.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library

Parents Required

This event is in the "Off Site" group.

Find Your Way

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Educational, Games & Activities, Nature, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

North? South? Enrich your outdoor adventures by learning to read a map and use a compass then test your new skills with some orienteering games. Registration Required. Recommend...

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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Educational, Games & Activities, Nature, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

North? South? Enrich your outdoor adventures by learning to read a map and use a compass then test your new skills with some orienteering games.

Registration Required. Recommended for children ages 5-11.

Disclaimer(s)

Parents Required

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Discussion, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Join in the fun as we read through a Choose Your Own Adventure book. We will end each session with a craft or activity that pertains to the adventure we've just read.&nbs...

Register Now
Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussion, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Join in the fun as we read through a Choose Your Own Adventure book. We will end each session with a craft or activity that pertains to the adventure we've just read. 

Registration Required

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library

This event is in the "Off Site" group.

Support Network for Parents & Caregivers of Children (of all ages) with Special Needs

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Please join us for a special collaboration with the North Branford Parks and Rec Department: Families working together to find solutions to common issues of children (of all ages) ...

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Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Required
Event Details:

Please join us for a special collaboration with the North Branford Parks and Rec Department: Families working together to find solutions to common issues of children (of all ages) with special needs.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Quilters Club

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 3:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us at the Atwater Memorial Library every Friday from 10AM - 3PM for our Quilting Club! A casual group whose members all share their creative love of quilting!  Newc...

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Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Required
Event Details:

Join us at the Atwater Memorial Library every Friday from 10AM - 3PM for our Quilting Club!

A casual group whose members all share their creative love of quilting! 

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Tots and Tunes

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Music, Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

Enjoy 30-minutes of songs, stories, and movement. This program is recommended for ages 18-months and up with a parent or care-giver. Siblings are welcome! This is a drop in p...

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Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Early Literacy, Music, Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Enjoy 30-minutes of songs, stories, and movement. This program is recommended for ages 18-months and up with a parent or care-giver.

Siblings are welcome!

This is a drop in program, registration is not required.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library

Parents Required

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Wacky Wildlife

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Animals, Arts & Crafts, Educational
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Calling all animal lovers! Come to the library to learn about BEES and to make your own bee to take home! Recommended for ages 6-11 years. Registration required.

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Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Animals, Arts & Crafts, Educational
Required
Event Details:

Calling all animal lovers! Come to the library to learn about BEES and to make your own bee to take home!

Recommended for ages 6-11 years.

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Monday Night Mah Jongg

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Games & Activities, Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Want to Join? Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join! Some previous knowledge or experience is required, but...

Register Now
Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities, Hobbies
Required
Event Details:

Want to Join?

Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join!

Disclaimer(s)

For those playing the American version of the game, you will need a current Mah Jongg card.

Only available at Smith Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Dance Mode

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Early Literacy, Music
Age Group:
Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:

This program at the library is called...Dance Mode! Get ready to dance, sing, and play instruments in this family-oriented program! This program is recommended for ages 18 month...

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Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Early Literacy, Music
Required
Event Details:

This program at the library is called...Dance Mode! Get ready to dance, sing, and play instruments in this family-oriented program!

This program is recommended for ages 18 months and up.

Siblings are welcome!

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

Parents Required

This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th Grade)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Book Discussion, Literature, Online/Virtual, Speakers
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X, Tuesday, July 23rd (9th-12th) You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo! In this exciting author conversation and Q...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion, Literature, Online/Virtual, Speakers
Event Details:

Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X, Tuesday, July 23rd (9th-12th)

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Science Magic with Cool-ology

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Educational, Games & Activities, Science/STEAM, STEM, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Amaze your friends and mystify your parents (in a good way!) by learning how to use science to make magic. Learn mind-boggling magic tricks while exploring science concepts. Come p...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Educational, Games & Activities, Science/STEAM, STEM, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Amaze your friends and mystify your parents (in a good way!) by learning how to use science to make magic. Learn mind-boggling magic tricks while exploring science concepts. Come prepared to be amazed and amused!

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Needle Arts

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Community, Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy the friendly camaraderie of your fellow artisans and join us on Wednesday mornings! Beginners are welcome. Knit, crochet, embroider, quilt -- all kinds of needle craft. No...

Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community, Hobbies
Event Details:

Enjoy the friendly camaraderie of your fellow artisans and join us on Wednesday mornings! Beginners are welcome. Knit, crochet, embroider, quilt -- all kinds of needle craft.

No registration necessary.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Off Site" group.

Oozing Oobleck

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Educational, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

After reading Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss, we will explore the properties of different liquids and whether those properties change when the materials are combined to m...

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Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Educational, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

After reading Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss, we will explore the properties of different liquids and whether those properties change when the materials are combined to make oobleck.

Disclaimer(s)

Parents Required

This event is in the "Atwater Memorial Library" group.

Make a Watercolor Bouquet

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Atwater Library Community Room at Atwater Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Workshop
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join us as for a fun evening as we paint, cut, and paste together a colorful watercolor bouquet. No experience necessary; all supplies provided. Just bring your creativity ...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Atwater Memorial Library
Room: Atwater Library Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Workshop
Required
Event Details:

Join us as for a fun evening as we paint, cut, and paste together a colorful watercolor bouquet.

No experience necessary; all supplies provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Atwater Library

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

T.A.B. Meeting for Grades 7 and up

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Community, Games & Activities, General Programs
Age Group:
Middle School, Teens
Event Details:

Are you looking to give back to your community and have say in what your public library offers for teens? If you are in grades 7 - 12 you are invited to take part in North Branford...

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Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Middle School, Teens
Program Type: Community, Games & Activities, General Programs
Required
Event Details:

Are you looking to give back to your community and have say in what your public library offers for teens? If you are in grades 7 - 12 you are invited to take part in North Branford Public Libraries Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B).

This event is in the "Edward Smith Library" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Smith Library Community Room at Edward Smith Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Discussion, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Elementary
Event Details:

Join in the fun as we read through a Choose Your Own Adventure book. We will end each session with a craft or activity that pertains to the adventure we've just read.&nbs...

Register Now
Required
Library Branch: Edward Smith Library
Room: Smith Library Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussion, Educational, Summer Reading Program
Required
Event Details:

Join in the fun as we read through a Choose Your Own Adventure book. We will end each session with a craft or activity that pertains to the adventure we've just read. 

Registration Required

Disclaimer(s)

Only available at Smith Library