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Teen Craft Series: Affirmation Stones

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Design your own small work of art using glow-in-the-dark paint to write an inspirational affirmation on a smooth rock that expresses positive thinking and self-empowerment. No experience necessary.  Sample affirmation: "Happiness can be found...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Teen Poetry Slam

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances, Books & Reading, Community, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Here's a chance to show off your artistic skills by reading a favorite poem or sharing work of art you created. Invite your friends and family to cheer you on! Sign up at the Youth Services Desk or email mlee@fergusonlibrary.org by April 30. ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Movie Musical: Trolls Band Together

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
In this 2023 animated feature, Poppy discovers that Branch was once part of her favorite boy band 'BroZone' with his brothers, Floyd, John Dory, Spruce and Clay. When Floyd is kidnapped by nefarious pop stars, Branch and Poppy set out to reunite his ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Uncovering Biomes

11:00am - 12:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Special Event
Registration Required
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Circle the globe to explore huge geographic regions that share many similar plants and animals. The journey will take you from desert to rain forest and from savanna to tundra. A multimedia presentation will create a backdrop for this interactive loo...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Read to a Therapy Dog

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Story Circle
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8)
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Practice your reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Bring a favorite book or pick one from the library before your 15-minute session. Ages 5 to 12. Registration and appointment required; spots are limited.   ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Origami Hour: Star Wars

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Make origami, the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Combine creativity and precision while learning different folding techniques, including classic and contemporary designs that celebrate Star Wars Day. All levels welcome. Ages 7 and ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents
Program Type: Friends Events, Special Event
Event Details:
A celebration of the winning authors of the annual Friends of the Ferguson Library Literary Competition, open to Stamford students in grades 3 to 12. Selections from their work will be read and prizes will be awarded. ...

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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.

Crafternoon: Tissue-Paper Collage Vase and Flower Arrangement

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Decorate a container to create a tissue-paper collage vase, then create a flower bouquet for your vase. Grades 3 to 8. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Make a Pipe Cleaner Flower Bouquet for Mother's Day

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Use colorful pipe cleaners to create a beautiful flower bouquet for Mother's Day. Ages 10 to 18. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Why Knot Knit? Afterschool Knitting Club for Kids

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Knitters of all levels are invited to a group knitting session. Beginners will learn to cast on and do a simple stitch. Bring your own knitting needles; we will provide yarn if needed. If you need to borrow needles, email mallen@fergusonlibrary.or...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Cookies & Coloring

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Enjoy an hour of relaxation through the meditative act of coloring. Cookies and coloring supplies will be provided. Ages 10 to 18. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Nutmeg Book Award Discussion: Iveliz Explains It All

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Board Room
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Event Details:
Iveliz Explains It All by Andrea Beatriz Arango, Discussion of this 2025 Nutmeg Book Award Middle School nominatee, where we meet 12-year-old Iveliz, who is trying to care for her mental health and advocate for the help she deserves, all while her...

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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 "West Side Branch" group.

Boxing Fitness & Self-Defense for Youth

2:00pm - 2:45pm
West Side Branch
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Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
A youth fitness and self-defense workshop about boxing and the importance of physical fitness. Boxing gloves will be provided. Ages 8 to 16. Registration required. This program is the same as the one beginning at 3 p.m. Please only register for...

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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 "West Side Branch" group.

Boxing Fitness & Self-Defense for Youth

3:00pm - 3:45pm
West Side Branch
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Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Community, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
A youth fitness and self-defense workshop about boxing and the importance of physical fitness. Boxing gloves will be provided. Ages 8 to 16. Registration required. This program is the same as the one beginning at 2 p.m. Please only register for...

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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 "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Paint Tiny Art

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: All ages, Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances, Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Artists of all ages are invited to create paintings on tiny 4x4-inch canvases. All the tiny art will be displayed for an opening reception at a future date to celebrate the artists and their work. Snacks will be served; supplies will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Why Knot Knit? Afterschool Knitting Club for Kids

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:
Knitters of all levels are invited to a group knitting session. Beginners will learn to cast on and do a simple stitch. Bring your own knitting needles; we will provide yarn if needed. If you need to borrow needles, email mallen@fergusonlibrary.or...