Bring your kids to the library for stories and other fun events!
Children’s Story Times
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:
Monday June 21 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm –Summer Kickoff Children’s ‘Farmer’s Market’
Rain date: June 28 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Pick up your Summer Reading Registration packet, register for Summer Reading while you’re here, and enjoy:
Handwashing stations will be provided.
Week of June 28 –Summer Take Home Kits
Sign up online to pick up the weeks of June 28th and August 2nd. Ages 4 to 12.
Harwinton Public Library offers monthly programs for teens, as well as young adult books, audiobooks, and graphic novels.
July 8, 15, 22, 27 from 2-4pm –Outdoor Mindfulness Painting
Masks required! Materials supplied outdoors on tables. Materials include: canvas, paints, brushes, palettes, easels and chairs.
Weather dependent, no rescheduling. For teens/tweens as well as adults. Ages 11 and up.
Hand sanitizer provided.