Saturday, May 30, 2015

Summer 2015 Events @ the Mystic & Noank Library!

The summer reading program begins Monday, June 23rd.

Every Hero has a Story!
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.

Governor's Summer Reading Challenge
Sign up to take part in the contest, sponsored by the Connecticut State Library.

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 30th to July 21st 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 8th to July 29th.  Explore a different subject each week.  Sign-up is required.

Thursday Science Program
Join us Thursdays at 2:00 from July 9th to July 30th for our various science programs featuring a new subject each week.

Preschool Drop-in Storytimes
Running from July 2nd to August 6th the Library will be continuing its Drop-In Storytimes. Each Thursday at 10:30 join us for a preschool storytime with a new theme each week.

Lego® Fun Friday
Children are invited to join in the fun at Lego Club Fridays, starting July 3rd from 10:30 to 12:00 and with a different theme each week.

Children's Movie Matinees
Come to the library every Friday afternoon at 3:00 from June 26th to August 14th 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 2015 Events @ the Mystic & Noank Library!

The summer reading program begins Monday, June 22nd.

Unmask!
Teens, be sure to pick up your Unmask! 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 19th at 3:00pm.

Tuesday Movie Matinee
Join us on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm from June 30th to July 21st for some of your favorite movies.

Afternoon Art Lab
The library will be continuing its afternoon teen art labs every Monday at 2:00pm starting June 29th.

Ready_Set_Code
A series of workshops starting July 6th introducing 10-14-year olds to the basics of coding in a fun and accessible environment.


For more information, or for volunteer work, as for the Children's Room at 860-536-7721.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Ready_Set_Code

Every Monday at 7pm the library will be hosting a workshop introducing 10 to 14-year-olds to the basics of coding in a fun and accessible environment.

Using software like Alice, Scratch, code.org, and bootstrap teens can learn to code and create. Workshops will run July 6th through August 3rd; registration is required. Laptops are not required, but helpful.

For more information, or to register, contact the library at 536-7721.

Teen Art Labs

The library will be continuing its afternoon teen art labs every Monday at 2:00pm.

June 29th - Clay Working with Ann McCrea
July 6th - Duct Tape Design
July 13th - Kapow Banners
July 20th - Superhero Art

Governor's Reading Challenge

Sign up online and keep track of your reading progress this summer for the Governors Summer Reading Challenge!

The program begins on June 14th, 2015, and can be done alongside the Library's Every Hero has a Story Reading Program. To get started click here, or visit http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/site/default.asp.

Preschool Drop-In Story Time!

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

July 2nd - Speed
July 9th - Brain Power
July 16th - Strength
July 23rd - Agility
July 30th - Bravery
August 6th - Your Naming Day!

Thursday Science Program

Join us Thursdays at 2:00 in the Children's Room for our various science programs, each featuring a new subject each week.

July 2nd - BubbleMania
July 9th - Keith Michael Johnson
July 16th - Animal Show on the Go!
July 30th - Calder's Mobiles