Monday’s at 10:30am (ages 2 to 3)
6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13
Children will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help your toddler grow into a reader. This interactive story time will feature stories, finger plays, songs, sign language, games, and a simple craft or learning activity.
Bouncing Babies & Little Movers
Thursday’s at 10:30am (6 mo. to 24mo.)
6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16
Storytime is one to one fun with your little one with songs,
stories, American Sign Language, bubbles, and fingerplays. Afterwards,
enjoy playtime with your child and meet new families in the area.
Tie Dye on the Lawn
Saturday June 23rd from 11 am - 2 pm (all ages)
Rain Date: Wednesday July 18th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us out on the lawn for our summer reading tie dye kick-off event! Bring an item(s) that you want to tie dye and a plastic bag to take your new creation home in. We'll provide the dye! You'll also be able to register for this year's Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program! Caregiver participation is required. You can register here or call the library at 860-627-1495.
Saturday's from 11 am - 12:30 pm (ages 5 to 10)
Children ages 5 to 10 are welcomed to join us for a morning of arts and crafts. Each weekend we will work on a different art project that can be taken home.
July 7th: Flying Fish
Come turn toilet paper rolls into cool flying fish! What color will yours be?
July 21st: String Printing
Inspired by Jackson Pollock, we are going to create abstract works of art using string and paint!
August 4th: "Stained Glass"
Make stained glass inspired art using colorful tissue paper. It’s sure to brighten up any window!
August 18th: Pencil Holders
Design your very own pencil tin to store your own craft materials in at home!
*Registration begins 2 weeks before each event.*
Paws To Read
Friday 7/27 & 8/3 10:30 - 11:30 am (ages 5-12)
Take time to read with Bella, a trained therapy dog, this summer!
Register online at www.windsorlockslibrary.com or by calling the WIndsor Locks Public Library at 860-627-1495. There is a limit of 6 children per session and caregiver participation is required.
Me-wow! Recent studies performed by research teams at U.C. Davis and Tufts University reveal dog-gone great news: Children who read aloud to therapy dogs or shelter cats on a regular basis demonstrate drastic improvement in their reading skills! Animals provide a safe, non-judgmental improvement in their reading skills! Sharing books with furry supporters helps children to:
Learn more at www.pawstoread.com.