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This event is in the "West Side Branch" group.

Teen Workshop: Communication & Leadership

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 11:30am - 1:30pm
West Side Branch
Program Type:
Business & Careers, Community, Lectures & Workshops
Age Group:
Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

The Greater Stamford Toastmasters will lead a six-session Youth Leadership Workshop that will help teens develop effective communication and leadership skills so that they may beco...

Full
Required
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Business & Careers, Community, Lectures & Workshops
Required
Event Details:

The Greater Stamford Toastmasters will lead a six-session Youth Leadership Workshop that will help teens develop effective communication and leadership skills so that they may become tomorrow's leaders in business, industry and the community.&nbsp

This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Person-to-Person Mobile Food Pantry

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Library-wide at South End Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month. Please bring own reusable bags. For more information, call 203 724-9111.

Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Library-wide
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month.

Please bring own reusable bags.

For more information, call 203 724-9111.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Talk: Evening Conversation Groups for English Language Learners

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Community Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Language & Education
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Community Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community, Language & Education
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Preschool Digital Day Camp

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:45am
First Floor New Materials Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Books & Reading, Community, Lectures & Workshops, Special Event, Technology
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Parents
Event Details:

Learn how Launchpad tablets, Wonderbook readalongs and Playaway audiobook devices support preschooler literacy development in the areas of science, math and reading. Ages 2 to 5...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: First Floor New Materials Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Parents
Program Type: Books & Reading, Community, Lectures & Workshops, Special Event, Technology
Required
Event Details:

Learn how Launchpad tablets, Wonderbook readalongs and Playaway audiobook devices support preschooler literacy development in the areas of science, math and reading.

Ages 2 to 5.

Presented in partnership with Playaway.

This event is in the "West Side Branch" group.

Make Color-Changing Slime

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Side Branch
Program Type:
Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event, Technology
Age Group:
Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Let's get messy by making stretchy, squishy slime that changes color when it changes temperature, even when you warm the slime in your hands. Ages 7 to 16.  

Register
Required
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event, Technology
Required
Event Details:

Let's get messy by making stretchy, squishy slime that changes color when it changes temperature, even when you warm the slime in your hands.

Ages 7 to 16.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Nature Camp: Endangered Species

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Auditorium at Harry Bennett Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

Explore the amazing diversity in the animal and plant kingdoms and examine what's needed to survive. We will also discuss what the terms threatened, endangered and extinct really m...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Community
Required
Event Details:

Explore the amazing diversity in the animal and plant kingdoms and examine what's needed to survive.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Youth Pride Cafe

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Third Floor Auditorium at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Parents, Families
Event Details:

Enjoy board games, a crafting station, a Drag Storytime, tunes and delicious bites at this festive summer celebration.  Ages 10 and younger with families. Presented in p...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Parents, Families
Program Type: Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Enjoy board games, a crafting station, a Drag Storytime, tunes and delicious bites at this festive summer celebration. 

Ages 10 and younger with families.

Presented in partnership with Stamford Pride.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "West Side Branch" group.

Teen Workshop: Communication & Leadership

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 11:30am - 1:30pm
West Side Branch
Program Type:
Business & Careers, Community, Lectures & Workshops
Age Group:
Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

The Greater Stamford Toastmasters will lead a six-session Youth Leadership Workshop that will help teens develop effective communication and leadership skills so that they may beco...

Full
Required
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Business & Careers, Community, Lectures & Workshops
Required
Event Details:

The Greater Stamford Toastmasters will lead a six-session Youth Leadership Workshop that will help teens develop effective communication and leadership skills so that they may become tomorrow's leaders in business, industry and the community.&nbsp

This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Person-to-Person Mobile Food Pantry

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Library-wide at South End Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month. Please bring own reusable bags. For more information, call 203 724-9111.

Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Library-wide
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month.

Please bring own reusable bags.

For more information, call 203 724-9111.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Talk: Evening Conversation Groups for English Language Learners

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Community Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Language & Education
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Community Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community, Language & Education
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lawyers in Libraries

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor Study Room 1 at Main Library
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

If your case involves Landlord/Tenant, Immigration, Family, Employment or any other areas of legal concern, a volunteer attorney is available to meet with you for 20 minutes. Pl...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Second Floor Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

If your case involves Landlord/Tenant, Immigration, Family, Employment or any other areas of legal concern, a volunteer attorney is available to meet with you for 20 minutes.

Please bring any relevant paperwork regarding your case.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Hour of Code

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Makerspace at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Lectures & Workshops, Technology
Age Group:
Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Create your own interactive stories, games and animations while learning foundational concepts in computer science through block-based programming. Holly Phillips, a software en...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Lectures & Workshops, Technology
Required
Event Details:

Create your own interactive stories, games and animations while learning foundational concepts in computer science through block-based programming.

Holly Phillips, a software engineer at Mediaocean, will be the guest facilitator.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

39 Steps Toward Freedom

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Third Floor Auditorium at Main Library
Program Type:
Arts, Movies & Performances, Community, Special Event
Age Group:
Teens (grades 6-12), Adults
Event Details:

This 90-minute one-man performance, written and directed by Michael Green, chronicles Martin Luther King Jr.'s journey to Memphis on April 3, 1968. His visit there was a prelude to...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances, Community, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

This 90-minute one-man performance, written and directed by Michael Green, chronicles Martin Luther King Jr.'s journey to Memphis on April 3, 1968.

This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Person-to-Person Mobile Food Pantry

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Library-wide at South End Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month. Please bring own reusable bags. For more information, call 203 724-9111.

Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Library-wide
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month.

Please bring own reusable bags.

For more information, call 203 724-9111.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Talk: Evening Conversation Groups for English Language Learners

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Community Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Language & Education
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Community Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community, Language & Education
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Death Cafe via Google Meet

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Discuss death in a group-directed discussion. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. With Sa...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Discuss death in a group-directed discussion.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Make Color-Changing Slime

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Makerspace at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event
Age Group:
Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Let's get messy by making stretchy, squishy slime that changes color when it changes temperature, even when you warm the slime in your hands. Ages 7 to 12. Registration requi...

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Let's get messy by making stretchy, squishy slime that changes color when it changes temperature, even when you warm the slime in your hands.

Ages 7 to 12.

Registration required.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Friends-Sponsored

This program is brought to you by the generous support of the Friends of the Ferguson Library.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Talk: Evening Conversation Groups for English Language Learners

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Community Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Language & Education
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Community Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community, Language & Education
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

This event is in the "West Side Branch" group.

Build a Buzzy Bug Bot

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Side Branch
Program Type:
Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event, Technology
Age Group:
Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Build circuits to create a battery-powered bug that buzzes and wiggles using an enrichment kit from the Connecticut Science Center that provides STEM-based summer learning fun. ...

Register
Required
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Crafts, Games & Making, Special Event, Technology
Required
Event Details:

Build circuits to create a battery-powered bug that buzzes and wiggles using an enrichment kit from the Connecticut Science Center that provides STEM-based summer learning fun.

Ages 8 to 14.

This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Healing Drum Circle

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
South End ROOM HOLD at South End Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A meditative gathering dedicated to healing the wounds of racism and supporting equity activism. Facilitated by Evelyn Avoglia.

Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

A meditative gathering dedicated to healing the wounds of racism and supporting equity activism.

Facilitated by Evelyn Avoglia.

Disclaimer(s)

Friends-Sponsored

This program is brought to you by the generous support of the Friends of the Ferguson Library.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Let's Talk: Evening Conversation Groups for English Language Learners

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lower Level Community Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Community, Language & Education
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Community Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community, Language & Education
Event Details:

Practice your conversational English in a group.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lawyers in Libraries

Thursday, August 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor Study Room 1 at Main Library
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

If your case involves Landlord/Tenant, Immigration, Family, Employment or any other areas of legal concern, a volunteer attorney is available to meet with you for 20 minutes. Pl...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Second Floor Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

If your case involves Landlord/Tenant, Immigration, Family, Employment or any other areas of legal concern, a volunteer attorney is available to meet with you for 20 minutes.

Please bring any relevant paperwork regarding your case.

This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Death Cafe via Google Meet

Thursday, September 5, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Discuss death in a group-directed discussion. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. With Sa...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Discuss death in a group-directed discussion.

This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Healing Drum Circle

Monday, September 9, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
South End ROOM HOLD at South End Branch
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A meditative gathering dedicated to healing the wounds of racism and supporting equity activism. Facilitated by Evelyn Avoglia.

Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

A meditative gathering dedicated to healing the wounds of racism and supporting equity activism.

Facilitated by Evelyn Avoglia.

Disclaimer(s)

Friends-Sponsored

This program is brought to you by the generous support of the Friends of the Ferguson Library.