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Upcoming Adult and Children's Programs

posted Sep 25, 2017, 8:50 AM by NF Library

***Registration for programs is required and opens two weeks before the event. ***

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.

   Learn to Knit, Friday, Sept. 29, 6 pm.  Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit?  Or perhaps your skills got a bit rusty and you are in need of a refresher course to get knitting again.  This class is a perfect fit.  In this class, you will learn how to knit, purl, cast on and bind off.  We will cover the basics and start you on your journey to mastering knitting.  Participants need to bring one skein of worsted weight yarn such as Caron Cakes, Caron Simply Soft or any other brand in worsted weight and two knitting needles US Size 8/5mm.  Registration opened Sept. 15th.

   Genealogy, Weds., Oct. 18, 6:45-7:30 pm.  Karen Keeler will be available to help with your ancestry search.  This group meets in the Community Room.  Registration opens Oct. 4.

   Winemaking, Weds., Oct. 18, 6:30 pm.  Nothing feels as satisfying and authentic as making your first batch of wine from fresh grapes.  Learn some of the basic techniques presented by BrewSupply located in Brookfield, CT.  Registration opens Oct. 4.

   Cooking with Chef Stef, Friday, Oct. 20, 6 pm.  Learn how to create the perfect tailgate party.  Chef Stef will demonstrate how to make homemade barbeque sauces, pulled pork sliders and coleslaw. Participants will have the opportunity to sample all items.  Registration opens Oct. 6.

   The Pit and the Pendulum, Monday, Oct. 30, 6:30 pm.  Celebrate Halloween with acclaimed voice actor, Alan Sklar.  Sklar will perform a dramatic reading of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum.” Sklar has been in the business for over 30 years voicing radio/TV commercials and recording over 200 audiobooks.  Registration opens Oct. 16.

Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  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.  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. pm.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Monthly registration is required.

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

   Wizards’ School of Magic, Friday, Oct. 6, 1:30 pm.  Children in Grades K-5 are invited to join magician, Tom O’Brien, as he teaches tricks and entertains with his witty, fun approach to the wonderful world of magic.  Registration opened Sept. 22.

   First Saturday Storytime, Sat., Oct. 7, 11-11:30 am.  Children of all ages can join Ms. Hannan for stories and fun.  Registration opened Sept. 23.