Friday, August 29, 2014

Fall Storytimes!

The library is pleased to announce our upcoming Fall Storytimes. Scheduled to meet weekly Mondays through Fridays, classes consist of stories, finger-plays, crafts, and songs. Due to demand registration is required and class size is limited.

Registration will take place in the Children's Room of the library the week of September 15th, 2013. Classes will begin the week of September 29th, 2013.

Registration may be done by phone or in person; the library will contact you by email. We will attempt to accommodate everyone but in the case of over-enrollment classes will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis. Story-Time programs run for eight weeks and are free and open to the public.

For more information contact the Children's Room at 860-536-7721 or email us online at mnlchildren@gmail.com.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Summer 2014 Events @ the Mystic & Noank Library!

The summer reading program begins Monday, June 23rd.

Fizz, Boom, Read!
For kids entering first grade and up. Keep track of what you read this summer and play our game every time you visit the library to figure out the puzzle and win prizes!

Read to Me!
A joint reading activity designed for children going into kindergarten and younger along with their care-givers. Read together and keep track to collect prizes and stickers each week.

Tuesdays at Two Programs
Join us Tuesdays at 2:00 for exciting performances as part of our summer reading program!

Tuesday Night Movies
Join us on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm from June 24th to July 15th for some of your favorite movies.

Sit! Stay! Read!
Sign up to read to a visiting pooch each Tuesday this summer!

Science Series for Preschoolers
Wednesdays at 10:30 the library will be hosting Pre-K programs presented by the Children’s Museum of SECT from July 9th to July 30th.  Explore a different subject each week.  Sign-up is required.

Thursday Science Program
Join us Thursdays at 2:00 from July 3rd to July 24th for our various science programs featuring a new subject each week.

Preschool Drop-in Storytimes
Running from July 3rd to August 7th the Library will be continuing its Drop-In Storytimes. Each Thursday at 10:30 join Jessica for a preschool storytime with a new theme each week.

The Library Lego® Club
Children are invited to join in the fun at Lego Club Fridays, starting July 11th from 10:30 to 12:00 and with a different theme each week.

Come to the library every Friday afternoon at 3:00 from June 27th to August 15th for our Movie Matinees in the Ames Meeting Room. Bring your favorite snacks!

Chess Club
Chess club will be running all summer: come to the library and play a pick-up game every Saturday at 10:00.


Check the library for updates and details. We hope to see you all this summer!

Teen Summer 2014 Events @ the Mystic & Noank Library!

The summer reading program begins Monday, June 23rd.

Spark a Reaction!
Teens, be sure to pick up your Spark a Reaction bingo reading card and take part in our Summer Reading Program. In addition to our usual program teens may also record their progress online as part of the Governor's Summer Reading Challenge!

Volunteer Opportunities
The library is looking for volunteers to help the children play our summer reading program game! If you have completed grade six or higher by the end of this school year and would like to volunteer please sign up in the Children's Room. An orientation meeting will be held Friday, June 20th at 3:00pm.

June 27th at 5:30pm.

Afternoon Art Lab
The library will be continuing its afternoon teen art labs every Monday at 2:00pm starting June 30th.

Book Trailer Workshops
Teens can learn to create multimedia trailers for their favorite books!

Ready_Set_Code
A series of workshops introducing 10-14-year olds to the basics of coding in a fun and accessible environment.

Volunteer Pizza Party and Movie
End the summer with your friends at the library! The book trailers will be shown at 6:00pm with the movie Divergent following at 6:30pm.

Preschool Drop-In Story Time!

Each Thursday at 10:30 join Jessica for a preschool storytime with singing, stories, crafts, and a new theme each week.

July 3rd - Stars and Space
July 10th - Zoo Animals
July 17th - Farm Animals
July 24th - Insects
July 31st - Counting
August 7th - Underwater

Sit! Stay! Read!

Sign up to read to a visiting pooch each Tuesday this summer at the library. The Sit! Stay! Read! program offers the opportunity for children to engage active(and furry) listeners in a comfortable and stress free environment. Time is limited and sign up is required.

July 1st - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
July 8th - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
July 15th - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Take part in our Fizz! Boom! Read! program designed for children entering 1st grade and up!
Sign up and receive a Fizz, Boom, Read! Reading Record. Take your Reading Record home and be sure to record all of the books that you or your child read together throughout the course of the Summer Reading Program.
Bring the Reading Record back to the Library and for every 30 Minutes you read choose a card for the Reading Record, collect tickets, select a prize, and select a free book (one book per visit).
Our program runs from June 23rd to August 2nd, 2014. Join us each week for special programs!

Read to Me Program

Take part in our Read to Me program designed for children entering kindergarten and younger!
Sign up and receive a Fizz, Boom, Read! Reading Record. Take your Reading Record home and be sure to record all of the books that you and your child read together throughout the course of the Summer Reading Program.
For every eleven  books (or group of eleven books) you and your child read together, bring the Reading Record to the Library, choose a sticker for the Reading Record, select a small prize, put a special sticker next to your name on our Read to Me sheet, and select a free book (once per visit).
Our program runs from June 23rd to August 2nd, 2014. Join us each week for special programs!