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Library Hours are:

Mondays, 10am - 5pm
Tuesdays, 1pm - 8pm
Wednesdays, 10am - 5pm
Thursdays, 1pm - 8pm
Fridays, 10am - 5pm
Saturdays, 10am - 5pm

The Library will be CLOSED Friday, April 7, 2023 in
observation of the Good Friday Holiday
and Saturday, April 8, 2023 in
observation of the the Easter Holiday.

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New Books Bookshelf

Check out what's new at the Library HERE.
(From this link you're able to place holds on new releases and recently purchased items.)

Registration may be required for some of the programs listed below as space is limited.

Adult/Teen Events

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Pottery and Pizza

Tuesday, April 11 @ 6:00pm

Teens, get your April vacay off to a strong start! Bring a friend to share some pizza slices while you chat and craft! We’re teaming up with Pottery Piazza in Plainville to bring their pottery painting fun to us! Choose from an assortment of fired pieces and ceramic glazes to make your own unique piece of pottery. Space is limited. Open to teens in grades 6 – 12.

Registration is required by signing up here: https://forms.gle/oenhzfyQWPh4eaXt6

This program has been made possible through a gift from the Beachert Endowment.

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Tie-Dye Pillowcase

Saturday, April 22 @ 11:30am

Get creative at the library and make a personalized one-of-a-kind pillowcase with all of your favorite colors.

Join us on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 11:30 am.

This program is open to young adults and teens age 11 and older!
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. All materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and a willingness to try something new.
Register here: https://forms.gle/GxRHtdseZ55tM7BZ6 or in person at the Terryville Library.

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Birds vs. Windows

Saturday, April 29 @ 10:30am

Vickie Dauphinais of the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society will discuss the deadly threat birds face in our own backyards and explain how widespread the problem of bird collisions is. She will review what can be done to mitigate the problem including easy, economical approaches that can be used on our homes and places of business.
Door prize offered; one participant will win a set of anti-collision window clings.

This free program for adults will run about 45 minutes long. Register online here: https://forms.gle/3MDAjirbGy5G7ARx5

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Author Talk: “Pandemic Portraiture: Reflections of Healing”
by ShawnaLee Waterbury-Kwashnak

Saturday, April 29 @ 1:00pm

Author ShawnaLee Waterbury-Kwashnak will discuss her new book “Pandemic Portraiture: Reflections of Healing”. “Pandemic Portraiture: Reflections of Healing” is a CT FY22 grant-supported program taught by portraitist ShawnaLee Waterbury-Kwashnak to a select group of Connecticut youth artists who created portraits inspired by their witness of healing during the pandemic. ShawnaLee will discuss the project further and the publishing of her book. Signed copies will be available to purchase.
Registration is requested. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all ages.

Register here: https://forms.gle/GXR6nFdmYB2USFMK6

You can purchase the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Pandemic-Portraiture-Reflections-of-Healing

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Children's Events

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Homeschool Story STEAM

Wednesday, April 5 and 26 @ 1:00pm

Homeschool families are invited to Homeschool Story STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) an event where we read a story and complete activities based on the book. We might read The Three Little Pigs and then engineer our own houses, or read The Little Cloud and then complete a cloud experiment. This event is for homeschool children ages 4-8 with a caregiver.

Registration for April 5 here: https://forms.gle/aJQyk4QjvahVgoxv

Registration for April 26 is here: https://forms.gle/KpkDXjSUxofwsXdt6

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Family Book Cover BINGO

Tuesday, April 11 @ 6:30pm

Join us for a fun twist on classic BINGO for the whole family where the BINGO spaces are book covers. Small prizes will be awarded. Registration is required.

Registration is required at https://forms.gle/mKYnbhWgD6hiTez2A.

This event is for ages 5 and up, with your family.

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Recycled Plant Pots 

Friday, April 14 @ 2:00pm

Join us to celebrate Earth Day by making your own newspaper seedling pots. Everyone will be able to make seedling pots out of newspaper and will leave with at least one packet of seeds to start their own home gardens! The pots will be able to go directly into the ground once the seedlings are mature enough to be transplanted! This event is for children ages 5-12.

Registration is required at https://forms.gle/CkWgRija8E5oPATr5

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LEGO Robotics: Trash Monster Machine

Tuesday, April 18 @ 6:30pm

Join Ms. Bella to complete the Trash Monster Machine challenge with the LEGO Education Spike Essential kit. We will build and code our LEGO creations. This event is for children ages 9-12.

Space is limited. Registration is required at https://forms.gle/Cvzx8S2Lzr39beqL7

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Sensory Saturday

Saturday, April 22 @ 10:30am

Join us for a morning of sensory exploration. Materials available may include water beads, paint, colored rice, kinetic sand, playdough or more. This event is for ages 2 and up, with a caregiver.

Registration is required. Register at https://forms.gle/vJg4WDEyUL6XoRyC6

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Did you know?

April 23-29 is National Library Week!

National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities.

The 2023 celebration marks the 65th anniversary of the first event.

Find out more information here!

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