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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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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

Wee Rock @ Home ~ Virtual Music & Movement

Who: Families with children ages 5 & under
When: Monday mornings in January and February starting January 11, 2021 ~ see calendar
Time: 10-10:30am
Place: Virtual session

Move and groove to your favorite kids’ tunes! Join us from home for 30 minutes of songs, dance and fingerplays. We suggest you put together a Wee Rock box that has everything you need to participate:

  • Shakers: pasta or beans in a plastic jar, small box or plastic eggs
  • Rhythm sticks: 2 spoons, pencils, etc.
  • Scarf: small blanket, towel, etc.
  • Bean bag: small stuffed animal or other toy

Use your imagination – anything will work. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom storytime. Register once to receive the Zoom login for all dates in January and February. Click here to register.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

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Little Bookworms ~ A Virtual Storytime

Who: Families with children ages 5 & under
When: Tuesday mornings in January starting January 12, 2021 ~ see calendar
Time: 10-10:30am
Place: Virtual session

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We are bringing storytime to you Tuesday mornings via Zoom. Enjoy stories, finger rhymes, songs and FUN! Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom storytime. Register once to receive the Zoom login for all three January dates. Click here to register.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

 

Little Goslings ~ A Virtual Baby Rhyme Time

Who: Babies ages 0-18 months with a caregiver
When: Thursday mornings in January and February starting January 21, 2021 ~ see calendar
Time: 11-11:30am
Place: Virtual session

Our Mother Goose program comes to your home with rhymes, songs and bounces for babies. Join Mrs. Pease via Zoom for 30 minutes of fun with your little one. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom storytime. Register once to receive the Zoom login for all dates in January and February. Click here to register.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

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Nutmeg Nibbles: Restart ~ A Virtual Book Discussion

Who: Kids in grades 4-6
When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 3-4pm
Place: Virtual session

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Restart by Gordon Korman, a story about new beginnings, is the perfect read for the new year. Bring a snack and meet Mrs. Pease on Zoom for a discussion of this 2021 Nutmeg Nominee. Need a copy of the book? Check YES upon registration. Registration begins January 6. Registration with a valid email address is required in order to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting. Click here to register.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

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For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

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