Home‎ > ‎News & Events‎ > ‎

Town Tribune Library Column -- November 30, 2017

posted Nov 26, 2017, 10:12 AM 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.   The boxes will be here until December 18.  All donations will be greatly appreciated.

Giving Tree

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

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

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.

 Friends of the Library Cookie Walk, Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 am until the cookies are gone!  The Friends of the Library will be holding their annual Cookie Walk in the Library’s Community Room.  Take a walk around the room and make your selections from the home-baked cookies on display.  All proceeds will benefit the Library.

Programs for Children

   First Saturday Storytime, December 2, 11-11:30 am, Program Room.  Children of all ages are invited to join kindergarten teacher, Ms. Hannan, for stories and fun!  Call 312.5682 to register.

   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.  December’s group will meet on the 4th and 11th only.

   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.  December’s group will meet on the 5th and 12th only.

   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.   This group will meet on December 6th and 13th.

   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.  This drop-in storytime will meet December 7th and 14th.  The program will resume in January.