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Town Tribune Library Column -- Nov. 16, 2017

posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:18 PM by NF Library

Toys for Tots

   The Library has two drop off boxes located in the Adult and Children’s departments for Toys for Tots donations.  All donations will be greatly appreciated.

Giving Tree

   Come and decorate the Library’s Giving Tree with new or unused mittens, hats, gloves and scarves.  All items collected will be donated to New Fairfield Social Services.  This program runs until December 15th.

Children’s Table

    The Library has a wooden rectangular children’s table measuring 30 by 60 inches with six chairs available for free.  The Friends of the Library purchased new furniture for us and we don’t have the room to house this set as well.  For more information or to see the set, please stop in or call 203-312-5682.

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.

Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Monthly registration is required.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Monthly registration is required.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 1:30-2 pm, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Monthly registration is required.   No program will be held on Nov. 22nd.

   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.  No registration is required.  No class will be held on Nov. 23rd.

       Meet Santa, Saturday, Nov. 25, 12:30-3:30 pm.  Come enjoy the pre-tree lighting festivities.  Give the North Pole a call, chat with Mrs. Claus and, of course, visit with Santa!  Children may also visit the Children’s Library on the lower level between 1-3 pm. to meet the Gingerbread Man and be entertained by balloon-twisting experts.  The rain/snow date is Nov. 26.  There is no fee involved for visiting with Santa but families must register through the Park and Rec Department for an allotted time slot.  Call 203.312.5633.  No registration is needed for the Gingerbread Man or Balloon Art.

   Elf on the Shelf, December 1-December 22nd.  Come find the elf on our shelves!  Each day between Dec, 1st and December 22nd, visit the Children’s Library and see if you can find where our elf, Elliot, is hiding.  When checking out your books, whisper to a librarian where you found him and receive a prize!