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

Seuss Silliness

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Who: All ages
When: Monday, March 2, 2020
Time: 4:15-5pm
Place: Friends Room

Stories galore, games and more. Sing, eat cake and celebrate! Join Dr. Seuss fans across the United States for Read Across America. No registration needed.

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Wee Rock!

Who: Families with children ages birth to 5
When: Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 10:30-11:15am
Place: 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.

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Together Time Tales

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Saturday, March 21, 2020
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 third Saturday of the month through May 2020. No registration is needed.

 

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Bedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Wednesdays, January 29-March 4, 2020
Time: 6-6:30pm
Place: Children's Story Room

Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and settle down for a half-hour of stories. No registration needed ~ drop in!

Note the earlier time of 6pm for this program.

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

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