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Easy English for Beginners: Side by SIde

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Technology Center (room only)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
A six-week English language learners summer course for beginners based on the TV course Side by Side by B. Bliss and S. Molinsky. Registration required. Register at the Second Floor Reference Desk, Main Library. For more information, call 203 351-...
This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Outdoor Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Lawn
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Preschoolers and caregivers are welcome this drop-in program on the lawn behind the Weed Branch Library. Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to the gathering. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS WEATHER PERMITTING. ...

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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 "South End Branch" group.

Outdoor Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Preschoolers and caregivers are welcome this drop-in program at the South End Branch playground. Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to the gathering. This program will be held weather permitting. ...

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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 "Virtual" group.

Death Cafe via Zoom

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
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 Sahara Farrugio, a licensed funeral director specializing in advanced pl...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Basic Microsoft Word

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Technology Center (w/ workstations)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Learn how to navigate MS Word, create and save a document, and format text. Must have basic familiarity with Windows and be able to use a mouse and keyboard. No experience in MS Word necessary. Face masks will be required during the entire class. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Meet Your Makers

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:
Check out the library's new makerspace. Try some hands-on projects and have all your questions answered.  For ages 8 and up.   ...

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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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Thursday night is movie night at the library. Today we will show Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (rated PG-13, 143 min.). For ages 12 and older. ...

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Friends-Sponsored

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

This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

Bookmobile Stops

All Day
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
9:30 to 10:30  Dorothy Heroy Park - 51 Riding Stable Trail 11 to noon  Davenport Ridge School, 1300 Newfield Ave. 12:30 to 1:30  Staff Break 1:30 to 2:30  Rocky's Ace Hardware - 485 Hope St. 3 to 4  Hart Magnet Sc...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Babytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
A program geared for babies featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more. For ages up to 18 months with an accompanying adult. No walk-ins. Registration required. Registration opens six days before each storytime date. Ma...

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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.

Friday Flicks: Encanto

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Parents, Families
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Spend Friday afternoons at the movies with us! Today we will show Encanto (rated PG, 102 min.). For ages 6 and older. ...

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Friends-Sponsored

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

This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Board Game Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Fireplace Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:
Book a babysitter and join us for a night of fun and games. Complimentary snacks. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

GameDevCT Mixer

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making, Non-library Event, Technology
Event Details:
GameDevCT is back, a chance for developers to showcase their games and attendees to play. All are welcome. For those who wish to present a game project, fill out this form. We're looking for 3 to 5 presenters. Presentations should be no longer tha...
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

Bookmobile Stops

All Day
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
9:30 to 10:30  Newfield School - 345 Pepper Ridge Rd. 11 to noon  Strawberry Hill School, 200 Strawberry Hill Ave. 12:30 to 1:30  Staff Break 1:30 to 2:30  Stop & Shop - 1937 W. Main St. 3 to 4  Scalzi Park - ...
This event is in the "Outreach" group.

Outdoor Family Storytime at Commons Park

10:30am - 11:30am
Outreach
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytime
Event Details:
Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to this drop-in program at Commons Park in Harbor Point. Families with children 18 months to 4 years are welcome. This program is held weather permitting. ...

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 "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
The Guest List by Lucy Foley On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together. The groom is a handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride is smart and ambitious, a magazine pu...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytime
Event Details:
Books, songs and movement with new content premiering every Tuesday on South End Library's Instagram Account @Southendbranch_lib For ages 18 months to 4 years. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Outreach" group.

Outdoor Family Storytime at Latham Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Outreach
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytime
Event Details:
Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to this drop-in program at Latham Park, located at the nexus of Bedford, Forest and Prospect streets. Families with children 18 months to 4 years are welcome. This program is held weather permitting. ...

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 "South End Branch" group.

Tech Tuesdays: Smartphone Tips for Older Adults

11:00am - 12:15pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Second Floor Program Room
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
In these free weekly classes for older adults, our experienced bilingual (English and Spanish) team will teach how to get the most out of your iPhone or Android. Starting with the basics--the off/on switch, volume control, answering the phone and sto...
This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Person-to-Person Mobile Food Pantry

11:00am - 1:00pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Library-wide
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Community
Event Details:
Distribution at the South End Branch has been reinstated. Food shopping by appointment only, and is limited to one visit per month. Please bring own reusable bags. Face masks required. For more information, call 203 724-9111. ...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
New students will be assigned to a group. Click here to join Zoom meeting Meeting ID: 874 8760 8887 Password: 602065 Use the same login each week. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Community Mindfulness Project Meditation

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
A brief discussion about meditation practice, a guided meditation, and a chance to share and reflect. Appropriate for all levels of practice. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to allow us time to connect with the community and to get started on ...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Let’s Talk: Basic Level via Zoom

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
Click here to join Zoom meeting. Meeting ID: 833 7527 1711 Password: 602065 Use the same login each week. ...
This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Outdoor Arts & Crafts

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Lawn
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:
Drop-in arts & crafts program on the lawn. For children ages 6 and older, with a caregiver, weather permitting. Art supplies will be provided. ...

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.