Bring your kids to the library for stories and other fun events! We are going to have so much fun and we look forward to seeing you all! 

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Children’s Story Times
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Second Week of January – First Week of April

Monday’s @ 1pm or Tuesday’s @ 10am or Thursday’s @ 10:00am –Winter Storytimes

Ages 0-6 years.
Please register for the day of the week you wish on our Events Calendar. Signing up for one will sign you up for the rest of that particular day for the rest of Winter Storytimes (so you only have to register once).

 
NEW!
Every other Wednesday @ 2pm –Homeschool storytimes

Beginning January 17th, One of our local homeschooling mom’s, Andrea Fitzpatrick, is providing a homeschooler storytime for homeschoolers in the area! All are welcome, of course, whether they are homeschooled or not!
Ages 6-10 years old.
Parents must attend with their kids. Check for dates on the calendar.
No need to register.

 

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all”. – Jaqueline Kennedy

 

Children’s Programs
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Upcoming Programs!

 
*To register for a program go to our Events Calendar and click on the event you wish to attend!*

March 9th @ 11am – Saint Patrick’s Day Craft

The Harwinton Women’s Club is coming to the library again for kids crafts! Last year they did a Valentine craft. This year they are doing Saint Patrick’s Day!! The theme is Leprechauns and rainbows!
Please register.

March 11th – 16th – Find O’Bookery the Leprechaun

Come any time the week before Saint Patrick’s Day and find our Leprechaun for a special prize at the front desk!

March 16th @ 10am or 11:30am – Furry Scaly Friends

Register your child for either one of these amazing sessions and have them meet up to ten friendly animals! Each child can pet, feed, and observe creatures such as guinea pigs, ferrets, bunnies, lizards, turtles, and hedgehogs!
Space is limited for each session so children can spend lots of time with the animals, so please register!

April 6th @ 10am-12pm – Hummingbird Feeder Family Craft

Come to this two-hour program where you get to build your very own hummingbird feeder. All materials are supplied, but if you want to bring some of your own glass beads or decorations feel free!
The whole family can come and enjoy!
Please register.

April 20th @ 1pm – Opossum Storytime

Come to this very special storytime where we will be having a guest opossum! This is a friendly opossum rescued by the Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue. They have visited many libraries in our area with their different opossums and we are excited to have them visit us!
Kids will be allowed to pet the opossum and we will learn all about them and other backyard wildlife!
Please Register.

May 25th @ 10:30am – Hooked on Llamas

All ages are welcome to come to this llama program! There is going to be a real llama in the library!
Come pet the llama and learn about all the uses for llama.
If we can have the program on our front lawn then we will, but if the weather is bad we will be inside.
Please register.

 

Teen Programs
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Upcoming Programs

 

Harwinton Public Library offers monthly programs for teens, as well as young adult books, audiobooks, games, and graphic novels.

March 9th @ 1pm – Hungry Readers Book Club

Come eat pizza, color, puzzle, or just hang out! Other activities TBD.
It will be Saint Patrick’s Day themed!

No need to register. Ages 11+.

March 11th – 16th – Find O’Bookery the Leprechaun

Come any time the week before Saint Patrick’s Day and find our Leprechaun for a special prize at the front desk!

March 20th @ 5pm-8pm – D&D Character Creation Session

Hey teens! D&D was such a hit in January that we are bringing it back to the library! For this session we will be learning about how to make our own characters and then we will actually get to make them!

This session will be 3 hours long with a break in the middle.
For ages 12+.
Please Register. Space is very limited.

April 17th @ 5pm-8pm – D&D Club

Hey teens! For the club, we will play 3-hour-long one-shot games once a month beginning in April! So, if you miss a session, then no worries!

The session will be 3 hours long with a break in the middle.
For ages 12+.
Please Register. Space is very limited.