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This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Lawyers in Libraries

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
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 "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Doggy Social Hour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
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Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Lawn
Age Group: All ages
Program Type: Community
Registration Required
Event Details:

Bring your fur babies to socialize with other pet parents and their dogs.

One dog per person; friendly dogs only. All dogs must remain on leash.

All ages.

Registration required

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Hour of Code

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
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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
Registration 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

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances, Community, Special Event
Registration 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

11:00am - 1:00pm
South End Branch
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.
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 "South End Branch" group.

Paint & Sip: Kindness Rock Garden

11:00am - 12:30pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: All ages
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Help us paint and design rocks for our Kindness Rock Garden.

Fruit punch will be served.

All ages.

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.

Death Cafe via Google Meet

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
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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
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 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 "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:

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.
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.

Bilingual Storytime

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: Community, Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Stories, songs and movement activities in English and Spanish.

Ages 18 months to 4 years with an accompanying caregiver.

Registration required.

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

Build a Buzzy Bug Bot

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:

Build circuits with an enrichment kit from the Connecticut Science Center to create a battery-powered bug that buzzes and wiggles.

Ages 8 to 14.

Presented in partnership with the Connecticut Science Center.

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

Doggy Social Hour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Lawn
Age Group: All ages
Program Type: Community
Registration Required
Event Details:

Bring your fur babies to socialize with other pet parents and their dogs.

One dog per person; friendly dogs only. All dogs must remain on leash.

All ages.

Registration required.

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

Paint & Sip: Kindness Rock Garden

11:00am - 12:30pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: All ages
Program Type: Community
Event Details:

Help us paint and design rocks for our Kindness Rock Garden.

Fruit punch will be served.

All ages.

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.

Healing Drum Circle

6:00pm - 7:30pm
South End Branch
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 "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:

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.
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.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
West Side Branch
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Registration
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Books & Reading, Community, Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Songs, fingerplays, stories and movement activities.

Ages 18 months to 5 years with an accompanying caregiver.

Registration required.

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

West Side Branch Adult Lunch Club

12:30pm - 2:00pm
West Side Branch
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Registration
Library Branch: West Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Community, Crafts, Games & Making
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read the book of your choice, play a favorite board or card game, knit, crochet or get tech tips in the company of others.

Bring your lunch.

Registration required.

This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Concert for Peace: Honoring Community Arts & Leaders

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: All ages
Program Type: Community, Music & Concerts, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

Enjoy music, dancing and singing during special performances by the Mariachi Laureles del Monte at the SCOW School of Music, Studio Arte Dance, Puerto Rican actor Jeannette Dowling, singer-songwriter Nathaly Palacios, and pianist and composer Paco

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 "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:

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.

Bilingual Storytime

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

Stories, songs and movement activities in English and Spanish.

Ages 18 months to 4 years with an accompanying caregiver.

Registration required.

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:

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.