Children

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Mon, Tue, Thu 9am-9pm
Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Children

Welcome! We are proud to be a part of your child’s literacy and learning experiences. We offer a variety of materials, programs and services for children from birth through grade 6. We strive to encourage and enhance a life-long love of reading and learning. We hope you’ll spend some time browsing our links and reading about all that we have to offer. Most importantly, we hope you will visit us often.

Upcoming Events

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Holiday Story Breaks

Who: Children ages 2-5 and their families
When: Various - see CALENDAR
Time: Various
Place: Children's Story Room

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations with seasonal stories appropriate for children ages 2-5 and their families, but all ages are welcome. Each story break is different and runs approximately 30 minutes. No registration needed ~ drop in!

 

 

Books & Bricks

Who: Children in grades 1-6
When: Tuesday,
December 18, 2018
Time: 4:15-5:30pm
Place: Friends Room

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Join us for some building fun! Creative kids will listen to a story and be challenged to design their own creation based on the theme. Plenty of LEGO® building bricks will be provided. Online registration begins December 4 for residents; December 14 for nonresidents.

Fun Stuff Friday

Who: Elementary school age children
When: Friday, December 28, 2018
Time: 10am-4pm
Place: Children's Department

Simple crafts, board games and other fun stuff will be out all day, so come in anytime to meet with friends and play a bit. R-E-A-D-O will be played at 10:30am and 2:30pm. Fill a row on the game board, and win a prize. No registration is necessary.

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Together Time Tales

Who: Familes with children ages 6 & under
When: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: 10-10:45am
Place: Children's Story Room

Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2019. No registration is needed.

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Who: Families with children ages birth to 5
When: Second Friday of each month,
September 14, 2018-May 10, 2019
Time: 10:30-11:15am
Place: Library's Friends Room

Move and groove to your favorite kids’ tunes! During this noisy 45 minutes of songs, dance and fingerplays, everyone in the room should be prepared to join the fun. No registration needed.

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

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