JTL Events Calendar

Mon. June 17, 2019
  • Summer Reading begins at JTL

    Mon. June 17, 2019

    A Universe of Stories at Jonathan Trumbull Library
    Monday, June 17th  — Saturday, August 17th

    Visit JTL and register for A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program starting June 17th.
    Once you’re registered, you’ll have access to all of our summer events and performers. Books on your school reading lists, along with new books will be available all summer. Join the fun!

    Read & Bead is our version of a "prizeless" summer reading program for age 3 to grade 8.  Kids read and record the books they have read (or have a grown-up help them track time) then they turn those books into beads of varying colors, shapes, and designs to decorate and personalize their very own necklace or key chain.

    The adult and teen summer reading games begin on June 17th with fabulous prizes just for reading a book. Write a review, get a raffle ticket. Take a selfie with a book and send it to us on Facebook, get a ticket. Come to a library program, get a ticket. A winner or two will be picked every week.

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  • Time for Stories

    Mon. June 17, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • New London County 4-H: Rockets to the Rescue

    Mon. June 17, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Using an air-propulsion rocket, can you bring supplies to travelers? Ages 7 and up. Limit 12. Registration required.

    Call 860-642-7763, register at the library or sign up online (space is limited).

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  • Hot Chicks with Sticks

    Mon. June 17, 2019  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Like to knit? All knitters are welcome to join this friendly group. Crochet is welcome too!

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  • Yoga and Meditation on the Green

    Mon. June 17, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Gajinder Kaur will be leading a yoga and meditation practice on the Lebanon Green, outside the library.

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Tue. June 18, 2019
  • Aliens, Planets & Spacecraft - Decorate the Library

    Tue. June 18, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Are you interested in creating space-related artwork to display in the Children’s library over the summer? You’ll get your project back at the end of summer reading. All ages are welcome to design. Supplies will be waiting for you! Limit 20. Registration required. If you prefer, you can make your project at home and then deliver it to us!

    Call 860-642-7763, register at the library or sign up online (space is limited).

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  • Chess with Matt

    Tue. June 18, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn how to play chess and play with others. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. Ages 7-12

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  • Book Discussion BOOK TALK: Sharing Recommendations

    Tue. June 18, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Come and talk about what you've been reading or plan to read this summer. Share recommendations with other book lovers.

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Wed. June 19, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. June 19, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Ribbon Rockets

    Wed. June 19, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Simple cardboard rockets will keep those little hands busy. We'll be decorating the rockets and then will practice "flying" them using ribbon. Ages 3-6. Limit 20. Please register.

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Thu. June 20, 2019
  • Magic at the Library

    Thu. June 20, 2019  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Bring your magic decks and all your wits. We can teach you the game if you have never played and you can even borrow a deck. Recommended ages 11+

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  • Board of Trustees - JTL

    Thu. June 20, 2019  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Mon. June 24, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. June 24, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • New London County 4-H: Osmo in Outer Space

    Mon. June 24, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Osmo is a fun app activity using iPads. Ages 7 and up. Limit 12. Registration required.

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  • Yoga with Karen

    Mon. June 24, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join personal trainer Karen Woodmansee in this Kripalu yoga practice. Based on the principles of loving-kindness and awareness, flow with ease through yoga asanas (postures) by allowing your mind, body, and spirit to be exactly as it is in the present moment.

    All experience levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

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Tue. June 25, 2019
  • DJ Red Supreme Dance Party Workshop

    Tue. June 25, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Kids will learn fun and easy-to-follow party dance moves lead by DJ Red Supreme. This program is designed to build self-confidence, emphasize the importance of exercise, be expressive and creative using party dancing, help kids learn to listen and feel the music while dancing, and put a smile on their face!
    Austin Dailey founded Red Supreme Productions in 2001. His interest in entertainment started at an early age during his childhood. He enjoyed amusing family and friends with his dancing. After graduating from Springfield College in 2000, he ambitiously started his own entertainment company to perform all around New England. With his enthusiasm and natural leadership skills, he developed a talented team called Red Supreme Productions in 2001. They put on break dance performances, taught workshops, and dominated in dance competitions.
    “Come celebrate the beginning of our 2019 Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program with DJ Red Supreme Dance Party Workshop! We are very excited for this fun, interactive workshop that will get guests of all ages up and dancing. The program is free for all ages & open to the public.

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Wed. June 26, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. June 26, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Fast Draw Fun with Artist Bill Dougal

    Wed. June 26, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    These "drawing tricks" turn one thing into another. Have fun with shapes, as you see or draw them. Learn how the basics of drawing involve choosing and adapting shapes. Entertaining and educational!
    This program is designed for ages 4 and up. Registration is required.

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Thu. June 27, 2019
  • Yoga with Karen

    Thu. June 27, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Join personal trainer Karen Woodmansee in this Kripalu yoga practice. Based on the principles of loving-kindness and awareness, flow with ease through yoga asanas (postures) by allowing your mind, body, and spirit to be exactly as it is in the present moment.

    All experience levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

    Please register at the library, online, or call 860-642-7763 by Wednesday, June 26.

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  • Device night

    Thu. June 27, 2019  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    How to use your computer and phone to improve your life instead of taking over your life. Bring your tech issues to us.

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  • Horizon Wings-A Case of Mistaken Identity

    Thu. June 27, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    You’re certain that you’ve spied a Cooper’s hawk with its prey, but could it actually be a Peregrine Falcon? There’s a dark silhouette in the sky. Is it a vulture or is it an eagle? Perhaps it’s just a case of mistaken identity. Learn the tips and tricks to be able to spot the differences. Explore with us the defining features of those raptor species most commonly mistaken for each other. Family event with children ages 6 and up.

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Mon. July 1, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. July 1, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • New London County 4-H: Orange Twiglets from Mars

    Mon. July 1, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Name your own interstellar foods! (And eat them, too!) Ages 7 and up. Limit 12. Registration required.

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  • Hot Chicks with Sticks

    Mon. July 1, 2019  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Like to knit? All knitters are welcome to join this friendly group. Crochet is welcome too!

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Tue. July 2, 2019
  • First Tuesday Film - The Mustang

    Tue. July 2, 2019  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his past, rediscovers his own humanity in a social rehabilitation program. There he must gentle an especially unbreakable mustang named Marcus. During the program, Roman is helped by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell). His journey with Marcus inspires a heartfelt connection and challenges him to be a better person.

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  • Chess with Matt

    Tue. July 2, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn how to play chess and play with others. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. Ages 7-12

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Wed. July 3, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. July 3, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Lego building

    Wed. July 3, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Build a unique creation using a variety of LEGO bricks. Ages 4 and up.

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Thu. July 4, 2019
  • Closed for Independence Day

    Thu. July 4, 2019

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Sat. July 6, 2019
  • Pokémon Club

    Sat. July 6, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Bring your cards to trade or a device with a Pokémon game to play with friends! All ages welcome.

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  • Dungeons and Dragons Campaign begins

    Sat. July 6, 2019  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join Matt Bessette as Dungeon Master through a summer campaign. For Kids 10 and up.

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Mon. July 8, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. July 8, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • Magician Ed Popielarczyk's Magical Moments

    Mon. July 8, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Description: Ed Popielarczyk is a professional magician, balloon twister and entertainer. Ed takes a lot of pride in bringing smiles to his friend’s faces. Whether his is performing a magic show or making a balloon creation he is definitely entertaining. Family event.

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  • Yoga and Meditation

    Mon. July 8, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring a yoga mat or towel for this free Kundalini Yoga practice in our community room.
    Gajinder Kaur is a 200 hour, IKYTA certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor. She fulfilled her teacher training at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Millis, Massachusetts in June 2007. Since then she has been teaching private and public classes in the Hamptons and throughout eastern Connecticut. She brings her love of the Naad-the sound current--into her classes with an emphasis on chanting and with a 30" symphonic gong which she plays during shavasana to promote deep relaxation and healing. Gajinder has additional training in SuperHealth, a system of yogic therapeutic technology for breaking habits and addictive behavior. It is her pleasure and purpose to share this Yogic science with anyone ready to receive it!

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Tue. July 9, 2019
  • Balloon Science with Matt

    Tue. July 9, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Build a variety of balloon-powered vehicles, from cars to two-stage rockets. Ages 6-12. Limit of 20. Please register.

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  • Invasive Plants and Insects with Jennifer Dacey

    Tue. July 9, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Jennifer Dacey from UCONN’s Integrated Pest Management Program will discuss invasive plants and insects such as the Asian Longhorned Tick, Japanese Knotweed and the Spotted Lanternfly.

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Wed. July 10, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. July 10, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Wednesday Movie - Five Feet Apart

    Wed. July 10, 2019  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The book is on the Lyman Memorial High School reading list. Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) is every bit a seventeen-year-old: she's attached to her laptop and loves her best friends. But unlike most teenagers, she spends much of her time living in a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which is put to the test when she meets an impossibly charming fellow CF patient named Will Newman (Cole Sprouse).

    There's an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Further complicating matters is Will's potentially dangerous rebellion against his ongoing medical treatment. Stella gradually inspires Will to live life to the fullest, but can she ultimately save the person she loves when even a single touch is off limits?

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Thu. July 11, 2019
  • Museum SECT: Out of this World

    Thu. July 11, 2019  2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Look up and what do you see? Students will learn about some of the objects in our sky with a focus on the Sun, Moon, Stars and Constellations. They will also experiment with how blocking sunlight creates shadows and how the Sun’s position in relation to an object, changes its shadow size. Ages K-Grade 2. Limit 20. Please register.

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  • Hamilton karaoke - Ages 11 and up

    Thu. July 11, 2019  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    The new sound system at JTL will be hoppin'. Sing along to Hamilton as Eliza, Angelica or Peggy. Throw down with Alexander, Lee, or Burr. Lyrics will not be edited so no sensitive ears, please. There will be snacks.

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Sat. July 13, 2019
  • Magic the Gathering

    Sat. July 13, 2019

    This will be a pauper tournament with constructed decks. The restriction is that all cards used must be either common or uncommon. No rare or mythic cards allowed.

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  • Magic the Gathering

    Sat. July 13, 2019  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Bring your decks and battle with the best. If you haven't played before, we have introductory decks for you. Ages 10 +

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Mon. July 15, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. July 15, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • Hot Chicks with Sticks

    Mon. July 15, 2019  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Like to knit? All knitters are welcome to join this friendly group. Crochet is welcome too!

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Tue. July 16, 2019
  • Chess with Matt

    Tue. July 16, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn how to play chess and play with others. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. Ages 7-12

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  • Eric Girdardi: Bending Gravity

    Tue. July 16, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    “Our objective is to provide a one of a kind, breathtaking experience of object manipulation choreographed to music...we bring once inanimate objects to life, as art in motion.” Eric has performed at JTL on multiple occasions, and has left the audience speechless as he manipulates spheres, yo-yos and more. Family event.

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Wed. July 17, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. July 17, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Movie-How to Train your Dragon 3

    Wed. July 17, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    In the final installment of Dreamworks’ trilogy, the film directed Dean DeBlois sees the inhabitants of Berk as now proficient dragon riders and fighters, having lived with their dragons for six years. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is now the village chief with power and prestige, though he still looks to Astrid (America Ferrera) and his friends for advice. However, when dragon trafficker Grimmel (F. Murray Abraham) targets the citizens of Berk, he forces them to make heartfelt decisions they never thought they would as they join forces to beat this newfound foe.~Clare Perez-Izaguirre Lopez. Rating:PG. Running time: 105 minutes

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Thu. July 18, 2019
  • Ludmila Ritz reading

    Thu. July 18, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Lebanon resident Ludmila Ritz survived life in a Crimean ghetto with "A Single Desperate Prayer." The program will include a brief introductory talk and reading by the author, followed by a Q&A session with the audience; books will be available for sale (and signing), and there will be refreshments.

    More than a memoir, A Single Desperate Prayer is a riveting account of one resilient girl’s life in a Crimean ghetto, replete with equal amounts of tragedy and triumph.
    Told through the eyes of a child, the reader witnesses Ludmila’s growth and maturation as she starts from practically nothing, learns how to beg in the streets, loses all of what little she had, is left to the wolves, and then saved by grace—all before her fifteenth birthday.

    Witness the miracles that her single prayer brought to life. Without being preachy—because children certainly aren’t—Ludmila lets you see what happens when you open yourself up to the power of faith. You’ll be on the edge of your seat; you’ll laugh; you’ll cry. You’ll get angry at the injustice, and you’ll champion our heroine. You can’t help but love and celebrate Ludmila as she learns how the forces of good work in a world that seems totally dark, and how a heart transformed can withstand anything.

    How hopeless can a child get? Ludmila got there.

    How did she escape her condition? A single desperate prayer.

    Ludmila had to wait a considerable time for her prayer to be answered. The underlying beauty of her story lies in what she did while she waited.

    This gripping story appeals to a wide audience, from children to adults, from adoptive parents to those considering it. People who’ve been orphaned, or lost, or are looking for a way out. Those who need inspiration, and are searching for a practical way to find happiness and purpose in life. This page-turning story is sure to enrich every reader’s life with its powerful message of determination and hope.

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  • Board of Trustees - JTL

    Thu. July 18, 2019  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Sat. July 20, 2019
  • Dungeons and Dragons Campaign begins

    Sat. July 20, 2019  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join Matt Bessette as Dungeon Master through a summer campaign. For Kids 10 and up.

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  • Keva Plank Building

    Sat. July 20, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Get creative and build a variety of structures! Ages 4 and up.

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Mon. July 22, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. July 22, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • Yoga and Meditation

    Mon. July 22, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    ~~Bring a yoga mat or towel for this free Kundalini Yoga practice in our community room.
    Gajinder Kaur is a 200 hour, IKYTA certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor. She fulfilled her teacher training at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Millis, Massachusetts in June 2007. Since then she has been teaching private and public classes in the Hamptons and throughout eastern Connecticut. She brings her love of the Naad-the sound current--into her classes with an emphasis on chanting and with a 30" symphonic gong which she plays during shavasana to promote deep relaxation and healing. Gajinder has additional training in SuperHealth, a system of yogic therapeutic technology for breaking habits and addictive behavior. It is her pleasure and purpose to share this Yogic science with anyone ready to receive it!

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Wed. July 24, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. July 24, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Painted Space Rocks

    Wed. July 24, 2019  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Participants will receive a few rocks to decorate. Planets, rockets, aliens...let your imagination soar!
    Ages 7-12. Limit 20. Please register.

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Thu. July 25, 2019
  • Device night

    Thu. July 25, 2019  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    How to use your computer and phone to improve your life instead of taking over your life. Bring your tech issues to us.

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Sat. July 27, 2019
  • Museum of SECT - EnviroScape Coastal - tentative

    Sat. July 27, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Using the EnviroScape® Coastal Model, students learn about point and non-point sources of pollution and the effects on the ocean and coastal communities. Students experience the effects of pollution including above ground pollution through simulated rain experiments, as well as groundwater contamination through observing leaking underground storage tanks. Students also participate in an oil spill simulation and attempt to clean up an “animal” affected by the oil spill. Grades 3-6. Limit 20. Please register.

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Mon. July 29, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. July 29, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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Tue. July 30, 2019
  • Didgeridoo Down Under

    Tue. July 30, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    DDU is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is much more than music. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun – perfect for kids and families.

    ** Our summer 2019 show will include visually stunning SPACE posters, INTERGALACTIC storytelling, and other CELESTIAL surprises! **

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Wed. July 31, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. July 31, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center:Our Universal Neighbors, the Planets

    Wed. July 31, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    From Mercury to Mars, through hands-on activities, we will learn about Earth's extraordinary neighbors and the unique qualities that each one possess. We will also get creative and make a "Rings of Saturn Whirligig" to take home. Ages 5 and up. Limit 20 participants. Please register.

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Thu. August 1, 2019
  • Local Author Writing Workshop

    Thu. August 1, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    How do you come up with ideas to write? What about fanfiction? Join local Lebanon author Kelly Parlin (Lyman graduate of '08) in realizing your writing potential with prompts, creative games, and free-writing, plus a discussion on how to get your stories from page to publication!

    Writing as K. Parr, Kelly published her debut LGBT young adult fantasy novel THE SUN AND MOON BENEATH THE STARS in March of this year. She received her MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University in 2017, and currently works as a teen librarian in Rhode Island.

    This workshop is designed for ages 12 and up. Registration required.

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Sat. August 3, 2019
  • Rubik's Cube Extravaganza

    Sat. August 3, 2019  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn to solve a Rubik's cube. Compete to solve the cube the fastest. Learn advanced algorithms. Try other puzzles and discover which algorithms work on differently shaped puzzles. Bring your cubes and puzzles. Ages 7+

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Mon. August 5, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. August 5, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • Universe of Magic Show with Christina the Magician

    Mon. August 5, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Witness amazing magic tricks combined with a touch of comedy during this magic show with universal appeal to all ages.

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  • Hot Chicks with Sticks

    Mon. August 5, 2019  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Like to knit? All knitters are welcome to join this friendly group. Crochet is welcome too!

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Tue. August 6, 2019
  • First Tuesday Film

    Tue. August 6, 2019  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  • Chess with Matt

    Tue. August 6, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Learn how to play chess and play with others. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. Ages 7-12

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Wed. August 7, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. August 7, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Lego building

    Wed. August 7, 2019  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Build a unique creation using a variety of LEGO bricks. Ages 4 and up.

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Thu. August 8, 2019
  • Animal Embassy: Over the Moon Animal Adventure

    Thu. August 8, 2019  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join Animal Embassy on this nocturnal journey through the fascinating night life of the animal kingdom! With this captivating program, we will help children to understand the differences between “nocturnal,” “crepuscular” and “diurnal” animals by providing exciting, live examples of each. Library patrons will discover what these amazing creatures do while we are tucked tightly in our beds dreaming. Many nocturnal critters have highly developed senses of hearing and smell, and specially adapted eyesight to help them navigate with the light of the moon and the stars . . . We will explore the night-time activities and adaptations with live Animal Ambassadors such as a Spectacled Owl or Indian Peahen, a Red-eyed Tree Frog, a Red Foot Tortoise, a Mojave Ball Python, a long-haired Rabbit and a Solomon Islands Monkey-Tailed Skink or New Caledonian Giant Gecko!
    Family event. Ages 4 and up.

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  • Game Night - Scrabble tournament

    Thu. August 8, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Sat. August 10, 2019
  • Dungeons and Dragons Campaign begins

    Sat. August 10, 2019  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join Matt Bessette as Dungeon Master through a summer campaign. For Kids 10 and up.

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Mon. August 12, 2019
  • Time for Stories

    Mon. August 12, 2019  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    ~~Time for Stories is a weekly early literacy program filled with age-appropriate activities. Please join us for stories, rhymes, flannel boards, finger plays, music and more. This program is designed for a preschool audience, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program.

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  • Yoga and Meditation

    Mon. August 12, 2019  6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Bring a yoga mat or towel for this free Kundalini Yoga practice in our community room.
    Gajinder Kaur is a 200 hour, IKYTA certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor. She fulfilled her teacher training at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Millis, Massachusetts in June 2007. Since then she has been teaching private and public classes in the Hamptons and throughout eastern Connecticut. She brings her love of the Naad-the sound current--into her classes with an emphasis on chanting and with a 30" symphonic gong which she plays during shavasana to promote deep relaxation and healing. Gajinder has additional training in SuperHealth, a system of yogic therapeutic technology for breaking habits and addictive behavior. It is her pleasure and purpose to share this Yogic science with anyone ready to receive it!

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Tue. August 13, 2019
  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center-Full Moon Wildlife

    Tue. August 13, 2019  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The phases of the moon can affect all animals, especially nocturnal creatures. From coyotes to birds, we will learn about these nighttime creatures and how the moon can change behavior. We'll also have a chance to meet a nocturnal creature. Ages 5 and up. Limit 20. Please register.

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Wed. August 14, 2019
  • Read, Rock & Rhyme

    Wed. August 14, 2019  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    ~~Read, Rock and Rhyme is fashioned after the Mother Goose on the Loose program that integrates the latest research in early literacy and infant brain development with traditional story time elements. Join us as we share books, rhymes, musical instruments, songs, movement, flannel board tales, puppets, finger plays and more.

    This program is designed for the birth to 24 month audience mentioned below, but siblings are welcome. Open play is available at the end of the program. Infants to 24 months & their caregivers.

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  • Wednesday Movie

    Wed. August 14, 2019  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Thu. August 15, 2019
  • Judi Ann Jones aka ENERGIZER Circus Flow Arts

    Thu. August 15, 2019  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Interactive Circus Flow arts and Selfie Photo booth!

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  • Board of Trustees - JTL

    Thu. August 15, 2019  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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