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Town Tribune Library Column -- January 23, 2020

posted Jan 21, 2020, 7:10 AM by NF Library

Programs and Weather

   Programs are planned and, at this time of year, the weather can play havoc with those plans.  Please note that if New Fairfield schools are delayed or there is an early dismissal due to the weather, there will be no children’s programs.  If school is cancelled, all Children’s programs will be cancelled even if the Library remains open.  Please call the Library if you are scheduled to attend an adult program and there is inclement weather forecasted.   

Take Your Child to the Library Day

   Saturday, Feb. 1, is Take Your Child to the Library Day throughout the state. The Library Board cordially invites our community to visit the Library for the “official” re-opening of the Children’s Library for a small ceremony at 10:30 am.  Refreshments will be served.  A storytime for children with Ms. Pat Hannan will follow at 11 am.  Crafts will be available from 11 am to 4 pm.  Stop by and check us out!

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself to work on whatever interests you.  No registration required.

   Weekender’s Book Club, 1-3 pm, Sunday, Jan. 26.  The book selection will be The Other Woman by Sandie Jones.  Some books are available at the Library and registration is required.  For those of you who have taken a copy from the Library and read it, please return it so that others in the group may avail themselves of a copy to read,

   Cover to Cover Book Club, 6:30-8 pm, Weds., Jan. 29.  The book selection will be The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.  Some books are available at the Library and registration is required.  If you are a participant and have read the book, please return it so that others in the group may have access to it.  Thank you.

   Nature Book Club, Friday, Feb. 21, 6:30-7:45 pm.   Do you love reading and learning about nature and the environment?  A new book club is forming at the Library and you’re invited to join us on the third Friday evening of each month.  The book for February is The Nature Fix by Florence Williams.  Online registration is required.  Please call if you need assistance with the registration process.  This group will meet in the Library Community Room.

Children’s Programs

   Drop-in Craft, Saturdays, 11 am-4 pm.  Children of all ages are invited to stop in and enjoy making a craft.

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11am, Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children 12-23 month.  Online registration is required.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children 24-35 months.  Register online.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30-11 am. Stories and a craft for children ages three to five. Register online.  No class on February 12.

   Drop-in Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30 am.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn.  There will be no program on Jan. 23.

   Saturday Storytime, Feb. 1, 11-11:30 am.  Children of all ages may join Ms. Pat Hannan for stories and fun!  Register online. 

   Valentine’s Day Craft, Monday, Feb. 10, 4:30-5:30 pm.  Children in grades one and up are invited to join Katie Stevenson for a special Valentine’s Day craft.  Registration opens January 27.

   Music with Mel, Weds., Feb. 12, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. Mel for music and fun at the Library!  Registration opened January 22.