Friday, June 10, 2016

Summer 2016 @ the Mystic & Noank Library!

Sign up for our Summer Reading Program in the Children's Room, customized for children of all ages. Registration for the programs begins on June 20th and each program ends at noon on July 30th.

Join us this summer for our On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! reading program for kids entering first grade and up. Keep track of what you’re reading this summer and play our game every time you visit the library. Read books, collect matching cards, complete fitness challenges, and win prizes.

For children entering kindergarten or younger, the Read-To-Me program is a joint reading program designed for children and their care-givers. Read together and keep track to collect prizes and stickers each week.

Get In The Game – Read is a reading challenge for teens. Complete Bingo challenges and win books and prizes!

Find crafts, education, and entertainment for the whole family here!

For teens who are volunteering, or looking for activities and challenges, check here!

For all library events, check out the library's new calendar here!

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

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 April 30th 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!