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Engineering for Kids

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Full
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:

Design and build a creation that solves an engineering challenge. Projects cannot be taken home.

Ages 7 and older.

Registration required.

Presented in partnership with InspireInnovation.

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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 "Main Library" group.

Zumba Dance Party

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Board Room
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Dance yourself into fitness at this weekly class with instructor Pamela Arenas. No excuses!

Please bring a water bottle.

Teens and adults.

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

Outdoor Family Storytime

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Lawn
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Enjoy an interactive outdoor storytime on the lawn with picture books, songs, rhythm chants, fingerplays and movement activities.  Bring a blanket to sit on. 

Ages 3 months to 3 years with an accompanying caregiver.

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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.

Storytime with Sarah

10:30am - 11:00am
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Storytime featuring stories, rhymes and movement activities.

Ages 2 and younger with an accompanying caregiver. 

Registration appreciated.

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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 "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Wee Ones @ Weed Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Storytime featuring songs, stories, rhymes and movement activities.

Ages 2 and younger with an accompanying caregiver.

Registration required.

Registration opens six days before each storytime date.

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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 "Outreach" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Parents
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytime
Event Details:

Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to this walk-in program at Commons Park, located Harbor Point.

Ages 18 months to 4 years with an accompanying caregiver.

This program is 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.

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.

Teen Workshop: Communication & Leadership

11:30am - 1:30pm
West Side Branch
Full
Registration
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Business & Careers, Community, Lectures & Workshops
Registration 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 "Main Library" group.

Monday Movies Double Feature: Mean Girls

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lower Level Teen Area
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:

Enjoy a double feature showing of the 2004 classic Mean Girls and its 2024 musical adaptation.

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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.

Open Game Night

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Technology Center (room only)
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Teens (grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:

Play a game from the library's collection or bring your own game to play with others.

All ages; young children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Outreach" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Parents
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytime
Event Details:

Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to this walk-in program at Latham Park, located at the nexus of Bedford, Forest and Prospect streets.

Ages 18 months to 4 years with an accompanying caregiver.

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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.

Building Bonanza

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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:

Take on one of our challenges or create anything you want using our Lego®, Keva planks and magnetic tiles. Creations cannot be taken home.

Ages 5 and older; ages 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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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 "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: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Adults
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 and older.

Registration required.

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

Maker Mania: Popsicle Stick Catapults

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Full
Registration
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:

Make a catapult using popsicle sticks, then test how far objects will fly using your creation. Supplies will be provided.

Ages 8 to 14.

Registration required.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

A participatory storytime for the whole family that includes songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities.

Ages 18 months to 5 years with an accompanying caregiver.

Registration required.

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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 "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Toddler Stay & Play

10:30am - 11:00am
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
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Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

An interactive storytime with picture books, songs, rhythm chants, fingerplays and movement activities. Stay to read board books and play with others. 

Ages 18 months to 3 years with an accompanying caregiver.

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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 "Main Library" group.

Preschool Digital Day Camp

10:30am - 11:45am
Main Library
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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
Registration 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 "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Bebés Bilingües

11:30am - 12:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

A Spanish language story time with Sarah! Featuring picture books, rhymes and movement activities.

Ages 2 and younger with an accompanying caregiver. Siblings welcome.

Registration appreciated.

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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 "Main Library" group.

Teen Art Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:

A craft open house where you can create and explore or continue working on an existing art project. Supplies will be provided

Snacks will be served.

Grades 6 to 12.

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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 "South End Branch" group.

Cuentos y Actividades: Spanish Story & Activity

11:00am - 12:00pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

A Spanish-language experience with Ms. Gloria featuring stories, music, movement and fun that promotes native literacy.

Ages 1 to 4 with an accompanying caregiver.

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

Make Color-Changing Slime

4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Side Branch
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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
Registration 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.

 

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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 "Main Library" group.

Babytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

A program geared for babies featuring traditional verses, bouncing rhymes, board books and more.

Ages 18 months and younger with an accompanying caregiver. 

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 "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Nature Camp: Endangered Species

1:00pm - 2:00pm
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), Families
Program Type: Community
Registration 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.

Friday Flicks: Trolls Band Together

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Parents, Families
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:

Enjoy snacks while spending Friday afternoon at the movies with us watching the 2023 hit Trolls Band Together.

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.

Chess Club

10:15am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12)
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn everything there is to know about this game of skill and strategy from instructor Alex Eydelman.

Beginners welcome.

Ages 7 and older.

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Friends-Sponsored

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