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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Mon, Tue, & Thu 9 am - 9 pm
Wed 12 pm - 9 pm
Fri & Sat 9 am - 5 pm 
Sun 1 pm - 5 pm

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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

Holiday Story Breaks

Who:

Families with preschool children

When:

Tuesday, November 29
Thursday, December 1
Monday, December 5
Friday, December 9
Tuesday, December 13
Thursday, December 15
Monday, December 19

Time:

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Place:

Friends Room

Winter and holiday stories will warm you up as you settle down for 30 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs during the hectic holiday season. Stories are selected to appeal to children ages 2-6, but all ages are welcome.

Join us for a winter craft in the Children’s Department after each storytime.

No registration is needed.

Jingle Babies

Who:

Babies birth -15 months with a parent or caregiver

When:

Monday, November 28
Tuesday, December 6

Time:

11 - 11:30 a.m.

Place:

Friends Room

A special holiday version of Mother Goose featuring rhymes, songs, and bounces to introduce babies to the wonders of language.

No registration is needed.

Climb Aboard the Polar Express
(In-person & Virtual Options)

Who: Kids age 4 - 10
When:
Wednesday, December 7
Time:
6:30 - 7:30 p.m
Place:
Friends Room

Imaginations will power this ride to the North Pole where children will enjoy a reading of the classic holiday story, games, songs and a cup of cocoa. Pajamas are suggested!

Limited in-person spaces are available for Glastonbury residents. Zoom registration is open to all and virtual participants may choose to pick up a travel bag containing hot cocoa mix and other surprises while supplies last.

Click here to register.

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

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