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Town Tribune Library Column -- March 7, 2019

posted Mar 5, 2019, 9:05 AM by NF Library


   New Fairfield Library is happy to introduce Kanopy to our Digital Resources collection.  What is Kanopy?  Kanopy is “the largest video streaming solution for libraries.” They have over 30,000 films and grow their collection with 150-200 new films each month.  How can you get to watch these films?  Go to http://newfairfieldlibrary.Kanopy.com  Patrons may create an account, add your library card number and a pin number.  If you have any questions, please call 203-312-5679.

Mom’s Club Diaper Drive

  This is the last week to drop off diapers and wipes to the Children’s Library collection box. The recipients of these items will be the local families served by New Fairfield Social Services.  Opened and unused diaper packages are also welcomed.

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   Spa Night with April, Weds., March 13, 6:30-7:30 pm.  Don’t miss this hands-on class as April demonstrates how to make natural and organic beauty products.  You will learn how to make your own lip balm and antibacterial spray.  Online registration opened Feb. 27.  This program is sponsored by the Derx Foundation.

   Friends of the Library, Thursday, March 14, 10 am.  Have you ever thought about volunteering at the Library?  Come join this group that meets the second Thursday of each month and find out what’s going on!  This month’s meeting will be held in the Children’s Library.

   Genealogy, March 20, 206:45-7:30 pm.  Karen Keeler will be available to assist with your ancestry search.  Online registration opened March 6.

   March Madness Art Night, Friday, March 22, 6-7 pm.  Come celebrate March Madness by making some crazy art at the Library.  We’ll provide the supplies, you supply the creativity--the crazier the better.  Be free to have fun and experiment with a wide variety of mixed media art supplies!  At the end of the program, we’ll vote to determine who has the biggest disasterpiece.  This program for adults is funded by the Robert G. and Marguerite M. Derx Foundation.  Online registration opens March 8.

Children’s Programs

    Drop-in Saturday Craft, 11 am to 4 pm, Children’s Library.  Children of all ages are welcome to come between the hours of 11 am to 4 pm to do a craft at their leisure.  No registration is required.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays in March, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Heather for ages 24-35 months.  Please register online through our website.

   More Stories Please, Wednesdays, Program Room, 10:30-11 am. Children ages three to five will meet for stories and crafts with Miss JoAnn in March. Online registration is required for each month. 

   Music with Ms. Mel, Weds., March 13, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. Mel for music and fun at the library.  Online registration opened Feb. 27.

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required.

Program Closing Information:  If New Fairfield schools are delayed due to weather, there will be no morning programs.  If school is cancelled, all Children’s Programs will be cancelled for the day even if the Library is still open.