Bring your kids to the library for stories and other fun events!

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Children’s Story Times
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Harwinton Public Library offers monthly programs for children, as well as four seasonal storytime sessions in Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer. Each sessions runs for a period of eight weeks, and start dates are available on our calendar.

HPL’s storytimes are based on Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards. They consist of a mix of stories, songs, sensory activities, and a craft.

Registration is encouraged, with the exception of the Summer Storytime session, which is a drop in program.

During a storytime session, the schedule is as follows:

Thursday Story Times in a blue cloudTuesday Story Times in a grey cloud


Children’s Programs
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Upcoming Programs


Sat Feb 1st, 10:30 am to 1pm –Take Your Child to the Library Day
Drop in between 10:30 and 1pm and paint a kindness rock, in honor of Take Your Child to the Library Day. No registration required.

Kindness Rocks

Sat Feb 8, 10:30am –Frozen Party
Come hear Elsa and Anna read stories! We will also do a Frozen themed craft and make snowball cupcakes!
Ages 4-8. Sponsored by the Harwinton Library Friends. Please register.

Frozen Party

Wed Feb 19 6:30pm –Family Movie Night
Join us for a free family movie. All ages welcome. Outside snacks – and pajamas! – are welcome. No registration required, popcorn provided.

Movie Screening


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


Teen Trivia Night
Tonight’s Kahoot trivia will be on famous moments in history and classic literature, per request! Bring your A game! Pizza and soda provided. Ages 11-18. Sponsored by Civic Family Services.
Please register.

Wed February 26, 2019 | 6:30 PM

Trivia Night