Saturday, March 19, 2016

Elephant & Piggie Weekend

April 1st & 2nd 
Join in a Community Celebration of Mo Willems, with Elephant & Piggie, at your local libraries!

Mystic & Noank Library
Friday, April 1st @ 11:00 a.m.
A Tea Party with Elephant and Piggie! No Registration Required.

Stonington Free Library
Saturday, April 2nd @ 10:30 a.m.
Crafts, balloons, photo opportunities and fun! Registration opens March 14th.

Westerly Library
Saturday. April 2nd @ 2:00 a.m.
Step on the Red Carpet for a play and photo opportunities! No Registration required.

Events made Possible through collaboration between local libraries, Bank Square Books, and Savoy Bookshop and Cafe.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Celebrate Earth Day at the Library

The Mystic & Noank Library will be celebrating Earth Day, April 22nd, with our friends from the Avalonia Land Conservancy.

Join us in celebrating Earth Day with stories, crafts, coloring, and recycled art.  Find stories and books that highlight the nuances of a fantastic world, from microscopic bugs to massive oceans. Activities appropriate for children of all ages will be available in the Children’s Room.

Avalonia Land Conservancy Inc. preserves natural habitats in southeastern Connecticut by acquiring and protecting lands and by communicating the value of these irreplaceable resources.

For more information, contact the Children’s Room at 860-536-7721 or email us at childrens@mysticnoanklibrary.org.
 

Author Reading: Once Upon a Placement

As part of our Spring Storytimes author Lisa Saunders will be visiting this April 26th to do a reading of her book, Once Upon a Placement: A Table Setting Tale. Enjoy a clever fairy tale while learning  proper means of infection prevention.

For more information, contact the Children's Room at 860-536-7721.

Teen Craft Club

Have a crafting idea on your mind? Perhaps a project already underway? Join us at the Mystic and Noank Library this spring for our Teen Crafting Club.

Running from April 25th to June 6th, the Crafting Club will meet every other Monday night at 7:00 P.M. Get together with like-minded teens, spread ideas, and share your crafts. Materials will be made available from the Libraries craft closet. Bring your projects!

Spring Reading Contest 2016

April 1st - April 30th

Join the paper chain and win prize baskets!

Sign up and grab your reading log at the library beginning the last week in March for our Spring Reading Contest. Record the number of minutes you read (or are read to) each day and let us know how much you are reading by coming in and adding a link to our paper chain for each hour you read.

Turn in your reading log on May 3rd to be considered for prize baskets given to the top readers in each category; Read-to-Me, Early Readers, and Independent Readers. Be sure you record and total all of your minutes, identify the category reader you are, and complete the paper chain!

Lego® Club

The Mystic and Noank Library will be hosting a free-build Lego® Club afternoon on April 19th from 2:30 to 4:00. Make use of the Libraries Lego® collection to unleash your creativity and share it with others.

Connoisseur or amateur, all builders are welcome!

Gaming Day

Get your game on at the Mystic and Noank Library this spring. Gaming offers an outlet for creativity and problem solving, while the library provides an atmosphere of community and sharing.

Saturday, April 16th, the library will be unveiling our new Wii U Library console. From 3:00 to 5:00 the library will be hosting a casual tournament alongside the unveiling of the library's console in the Ames Meeting Room.

Come join in on the fun!