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Branch Calendar

  1. MOSTLY MOTHER GOOSE

    September 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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  2. SoNo Branch Library: Homework HELP

    September 17, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ SoNo Children's Dept

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  3. Break Your Sugar Addiction Workshop: How Sugar is Making You Overweight, Sick and Tired

    September 17, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  4. Book a Librarian

    September 18, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ SoNo Branch Library

    Sessions: 9:30 - 10:15 AM, 10:30 - 11:15 AM, 11:30 - 12:15 PM

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  5. Bouncy, Bouncy Babies Weekly Story Time Birth - 23 Months old

    September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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  6. SoNo DIG Chess Team

    September 18, 2019, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  7. Gaming Club

    September 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  8. Girls Who Code

    September 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  9. SoNo Branch Library: Homework HELP

    September 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ SoNo Children's Dept

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  10. LEGO LAND & PLAY-DOH PALOOZA

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  11. Saturday Picture Show

    September 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  12. A Full House - Comedies With A Twist!

    September 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  13. MOSTLY MOTHER GOOSE

    September 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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  14. SoNo Branch Library: Homework HELP

    September 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ SoNo Children's Dept

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  15. National Voter Registration Day

    September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  16. Book a Librarian

    September 25, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ SoNo Branch Library

    Sessions: 9:30 - 10:15 AM, 10:30 - 11:15 AM, 11:30 - 12:15 PM

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  17. Bouncy, Bouncy Babies Weekly Story Time Birth - 23 Months old

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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  18. SoNo DIG Chess Team

    September 25, 2019, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  19. Gaming Club

    September 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  20. Girls Who Code

    September 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  21. SoNo Branch Library: Homework HELP

    September 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ SoNo Children's Dept

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  22. LEGO LAND & PLAY-DOH PALOOZA

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  23. Saturday Picture Show

    September 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ SoNo Stew Leonard III Activity Room

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  24. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

    September 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

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  25. MOSTLY MOTHER GOOSE

    September 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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Children's Department - Main Library

  1. ZUMBA- Children & Parents

    September 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Full Auditorium

    ZUMBA- Children & Parents move and groove to some fun and up beat music in this Zumba class run by Karen for children ages 3-12 and their parents! No registration required but the program is limited to the first 80 people who arrive. Bring some water to stay hydrated. The series is generously sponsored by the Norwalk Public Library Board Of Trustees. For more information please call NPL Children's Dept. 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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  2. Tunes & Tales

    September 17, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For Children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 9:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  3. Tunes & Tales

    September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 10:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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  4. Lapsit

    September 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Tuesdays, 11:30 am. Stories, tunes & rhymes for infants not yet walking and their caregivers, followed by free play so parents/caregivers can meet others with children of a similar age.

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  5. STEMGirl: Cultivating Girls in Stem

    September 17, 2019, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    For girls in grades 3-5 interested in science! Learn about science by doing fun experiments such as making ice cream and slime. Materials, plus a snack are provided. Come early because the program is on a first come first serve basis. STEMGirl was created and is run by AITE High School Senior Lindsey Frederic in collaboration with the Norwalk Public Library.

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    September 18, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Children from the ages of 3-5 years old will have fun engaging with books, songs & activities as they build their early literacy skills. No registration required, but there will be a limit of 12 children. Caregivers may wait in the Children's Department. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 x 15131.

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  7. Tunes & Tales

    September 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For Children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 9:30 am. For more information please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  8. Tunes & Tales

    September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 10:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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  9. Lego Club

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Thursdays at 4 pm. School - age children (Kindergarten through 5th grade) may come in to build exciting Lego creations. LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 20 CHILDREN.

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  10. Little Legos

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Floor

    Come play with Lego Duplos at the library. Drop in between 4pm and 5pm. For more information, please call 203 899 2780 x 15131

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  11. Christian Bible Stories in Chinese

    September 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    This class is Christian Bible Stories in Chinese for 2-5 years. It includes the Bible stories of creation, Noah's Ark... All the vocabulary, picture and rhymes will be closely related to the Bible stories. This will be a good opportunity to know about Christianity and adopt Chinese language skills. For more information go to website: www.fcccc.net 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.”

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  12. Music & Movement

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    Families with children ages birth - 5 years old can drop in to enjoy an interactive music class with Miss Kathi! No registration required, but arrive early to ensure a spot. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext 15131.

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  13. Norwalk Knights Chess for Kids

    September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chess Room

    Chess For Kids Every Saturday During the School Year Chess Instruction & play for school age children . For More Information Call 203-847-5824 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  14. Music & Movement

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    Families with children ages birth - 5 years old can drop in to enjoy an interactive music class with Miss Kathi! No registration required, but arrive early to ensure a spot. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  15. Norwalk Symphony Orchestra / NJFK Musical Journeys - Brass

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Floor

    A Brass Quintet (Trumpets, French Horn, Trombone and Tuba) wil get our new season off to a rousing start. We travel through China, Russia, and Central Europe to explore the world through the music of Gliere, Bartok, Ravel and Brahms “The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.”

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  16. Tunes & Tales

    September 24, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For Children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 9:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  17. Tunes & Tales

    September 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 10:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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  18. Lapsit

    September 24, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Tuesdays, 11:30 am. Stories, tunes & rhymes for infants not yet walking and their caregivers, followed by free play so parents/caregivers can meet others with children of a similar age.

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  19. STEMGirl: Cultivating Girls in Stem

    September 24, 2019, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    For girls in grades 3-5 interested in science! Learn about science by doing fun experiments such as making ice cream and slime. Materials, plus a snack are provided. Come early because the program is on a first come first serve basis. STEMGirl was created and is run by AITE High School Senior Lindsey Frederic in collaboration with the Norwalk Public Library.

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  20. Chinese Nursery Rhymes and Stories

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    This rhymes and stories program is designed for children 2-4 years old. The children younger than 2 are also welcome, but may not benefit as much. The content includes Chinese rhymes, stories, and drawing. It focuses on encouraging children to build up good habits, developing basic math counting skills, identifying colors, shapes and animals as well as developing Chinese speaking skills. The class will be in Chinese, and with TRP, flashcards, pictures and objects. The videos will be limited, and audios of rhymes will be encouraged. For more information visit the website: Deacons@fcccc.net 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  21. Preschool Storytime

    September 25, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Children from the ages of 3-5 years old will have fun engaging with books, songs & activities as they build their early literacy skills. No registration required, but there will be a limit of 12 children. Caregivers may wait in the Children's Department. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 x 15131.

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  22. Tunes & Tales

    September 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For Children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 9:30 am. For more information please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  23. Tunes & Tales

    September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    For children ages 5 and under to enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills, followed by playtime! The program is open to all children who are able to sit quietly next to their grown up. A caregiver must be present. Limited to the first 24 children who arrive; stop by the Children's Department to pick up your name tag before 10:30 am. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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  24. Lego Club

    September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Thursdays at 4 pm. School - age children (Kindergarten through 5th grade) may come in to build exciting Lego creations. LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 20 CHILDREN.

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  25. Little Legos

    September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Floor

    Come play with Lego Duplos at the library. Drop in between 4pm and 5pm. For more information, please call 203 899 2780 x 15131

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  26. Christian Bible Stories in Chinese

    September 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Activity Room

    This class is Christian Bible Stories in Chinese for 2-5 years. It includes the Bible stories of creation, Noah's Ark... All the vocabulary, picture and rhymes will be closely related to the Bible stories. This will be a good opportunity to know about Christianity and adopt Chinese language skills. For more information go to website: www.fcccc.net 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.”

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  27. Music & Movement

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Main Floor

    Families with children ages birth - 5 years old can drop in to enjoy an interactive music class with Miss Kathi! No registration required, but arrive early to ensure a spot. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext 15131.

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  28. Norwalk Knights Chess for Kids

    September 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Chess For Kids Every Saturday During the School Year Chess Instruction & play for school age children . For More Information Call 203-847-5824 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  29. Music & Movement

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Main Floor

    Families with children ages birth - 5 years old can drop in to enjoy an interactive music class with Miss Kathi! No registration required, but arrive early to ensure a spot. For more information, please call 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131.

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  30. ZUMBA- Children & Parents

    September 30, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Full Auditorium

    ZUMBA- Children & Parents move and groove to some fun and up beat music in this Zumba class run by Karen for children ages 3-12 and their parents! No registration required but the program is limited to the first 80 people who arrive. Bring some water to stay hydrated. The series is generously sponsored by the Norwalk Public Library Board Of Trustees. For more information please call NPL Children's Dept. 203-899-2780 Ext. 15131

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Main Calendar

  1. Unveiling of the India Collection

    September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Studio One - Main Level

    The Norwalk Public Library in association with GOPIO-CT and the Consulate General of India, Invite you to the Unveiling of the India Collection ( a curated collection of books donated by the Indian Consulate). Music & Dances of India Indian snacks and soft drinks will be served. Admission is Free and No Registration Required

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  2. Writing Workshop with Kim Kovach

    September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Carnegie Room

    Writing Inspired by WPA Art During the 1930's, Connecticut artists created paintings and murals as part of the Federal Works Progress Administration program. These works of art were displayed across the state in libraries, schools, hospitals and other public spaces. New and experienced writers will be inspired by these forgotten paintings to write short stories, personal essays or poetry. Learn about the Connecticut artists and their WPA works of art created during hard times in this six-week adult writing program led by author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach. Registration is required.

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  3. Author Speak with Lea Grimaldi

    September 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The world today moves faster than ever. Women and men alike are time poor, many juggling the roles of wife, husband, mother, father, friend, employee, driver, cook, and housekeeper. With all of these responsibilities, time for you is a scarce commodity. Increase Your Peace from A to Z: Simple Steps to Find Calm Amid Chaos, aims to give stressed people easy 30-second to 30-minute breaks in their busy days to increase their personal serenity and decrease anxiety.Lea Grimaldi is a yoga, barre, fitness and meditation teacher with more than 19 years teaching yoga to everyone from schoolchildren to an 80-year-old with double hip replacements.With a degree in journalism, Lea has worked in trade publishing at Miller Freeman, Inc. Also a practicing Reiki Master, she is a member of the Yoga Alliance and teaches at Pure Barre in Westport and Fairfield. A light lunch will be provided by the Library. Please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey 203-899-2780 x 15133 or email clahey@norwalkpl.org

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  4. US Passport Service

    September 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  5. Zumba for Adults and Teens

    September 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Do you love to dance? Are you ready to get your groove on, get in shape, and have lots of fun? The library is offering free Zumba classes for teens and adults every Monday evening at 6pm in the library's auditorium. Our instructor, Karen, also teaches at the Edge, the Southport Racquet Club, and the Westport Y. The series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Norwalk Public Library. For ages 13 and up. For more information, please call 203 899 2780 X 15109

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  6. Poetry Workshop with Poet Laureate Bill Hayden

    September 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Each workshop we plan to have informal readings of original poems or works in progress, shared by poets, so come prepared to read something that you wrote, or are working on, and want to try out in a safe space. Please bring extra copies to share for the group to make comments on if you wish. This is simply to receive peer reactions and comments. We'll also allow for verbal feedback time after each person reads.We expect there to be enough time for each person to read one poem. Participants are also welcome to read a poem written by a favorite poet.The format for future workshops may included have occasional visiting featured poets. I also plan to have a listing of dates and times of other local poetry groups that meet regularly in Fairfield & Westchester counties. Please let me know if you plan to attend the workshop. I look forward to what I hope will be the first of many poetic adventures together.

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  7. Democratic Town Committee Meeting

    September 16, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Democratic Town Committee Meeting 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  8. Low Impact Aerobics with Linda

    September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to offer a new Low Impact Aerobics class led by instructor Linda Lombardo, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. . Known to local residents for her work as a Silver Sneakers instructor, Linda has been a Business Education teacher with the New Canaan, Norwalk, Fairfield, Greenwich and Stamford Public School Systems for over 20 years. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness instructor, personal trainer and nutrition counselor. Stop by on Tuesday or Thursday to welcome Linda and try out a new version of Low Impact Aerobics. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey, Director of Library Information Services, at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15133, or clahey@norwalkpubliclibrary.org.

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  9. Landscaping for Birds and Wildlife

    September 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Third talk in our Gardening Lecture Series with Patrick Comins is executive director of the Connecticut Audubon Society. He is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford and has worked in the bird conservation field for over 20 years. Patrick began his career with the Connecticut Audubon Society undertaking bird surveys at the McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, and served as the director of bird conservation for Audubon Connecticut for nearly 17 years before coming to the Connecticut Audubon Society. He is a past president of the Connecticut Ornithological Association. He is a member of the Connecticut Forest Practices Advisory Board, a position appointed by the Governor and a founding member and past chair of the Friends of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. Light Refreshments will be provided by the Library. To register for this event, please email Sally Nacker at snacker@norwalkpl.org

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  10. YL Trapped Organization Meeting

    September 18, 2019, 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Computer Lab

    YL TRAPPED Organization Meeting 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  11. US Passport Service

    September 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  12. Low Impact Aerobics with Linda

    September 19, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to offer a new Low Impact Aerobics class led by instructor Linda Lombardo, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. . Known to local residents for her work as a Silver Sneakers instructor, Linda has been a Business Education teacher with the New Canaan, Norwalk, Fairfield, Greenwich and Stamford Public School Systems for over 20 years. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness instructor, personal trainer and nutrition counselor. Stop by on Tuesday or Thursday to welcome Linda and try out a new version of Low Impact Aerobics. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey, Director of Library Information Services, at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15133, or clahey@norwalkpubliclibrary.org.

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  13. Changes in Social Security & Integrating Them in Retirement

    September 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ 3/4 Auditorium

    Retirement is one of the most important life events many of us will ever experience. When to collect Social Security may be the single most important decision you make in context of planning your retirement. This is a great opportunity to learn KEY CONCEPTS you need to know BEFORE applying for Social Security. Depending on your age, Social Security filing strategies may boost lifetime benefits & increase retirement income by tens of thousands. Always consider Social Security payout as a component of your retirement plan. Come join Michael Alimo as he helps you navigate crucial retirement decisions.

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  14. Fabric Arts MeetUp Group

    September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Studio One

    Everyone with an interest in fiber, fabric and textiles, from those who want to learn to sew or knit or weave to artists and collectors and everyone in between, is welcome to join! Bring a project to work on or just come hang out with others who enjoy creating an collecting textiles. This group meets every Thursday evening from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in Studio One on the main floor. Come when you can and stay as long as you would like!

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  15. Author Speak with Sharon Ruchman

    September 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The Gift of Rudy, Sharon Ruchman, an American classical music composer, musician and now author, chronicles the life and tragic death of her great uncle, Rudolph 'Rudy' Fuchs, an up and coming musical prodigy in the early 1930s. She looks back at her authoritarian upbringing plagued by guilt and a lack of self worth all the while discovering how tracing Rudy's past frees her musically, giving her life richness and contentment, It's a compelling story of two musical careers within the same family - Rudy's ending at the age of 25 in a plane accident and Sharon's blossoming in the 21st century after Rudy's sheet music for violin and his prized viola find their way to her. A light lunch will be provided by the Library. Please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey 203-899=2780 x 15133 or email clahey@norwalkpl.org

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  16. 'Living Wisely & Well on Planet Earth'

    September 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    September 20:  A Sustainable Lifestyle Short films The Story of Stuff  and The Story of Solutions, will be shown preceded by a clip of youth climate activist Greta Thunberg speaking at the recent Climate Summit. This evening will explore walking a lighter path on our planet, at home, and in our city, from reducing our waste-streams and use of plastic to saving energy and reducing our personal carbon footprints—every day! ? September 20 is also a special day for students in Norwalk and around the world as Greta Thunberg and committed young people have declared September 20th a day of Climate Crisis by asking students and adults to participate in a daytime Climate Strike around the world. ? We will end the evening with useful action lists, a brief Panel Discussion and a visit from a Special Guest.

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  17. US Passport Service

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  18. Hispanic Heritage Month Concert

    September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Front Lawn

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Norwalk Public Library with a free performance by the Inti and the Moon Trio, who combine the flavor of Spanish guitars and percussion, playing upbeat and romantic Spanish-Latin grooves. In case of rain, concert will be held in Studio One on main floor. Light refreshments will be provided by the Library.

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  19. Norwalk Library's History Room 6th Anniversary Celebration

    September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Now We Are Six", the 6th Anniversary of the Norwalk History Room at the Norwalk Public Library Tea Party. Dorothy Mobilia is the keynote speaker. In addition, Norwalk History Room Staff and Volunteers will provide information on resources and Historian Ralph Bloom will share historic Norwalk anecdotes. MEET HOMER Writer Dorothy Mobilia will talk about Aaron Homer Byington, perhaps Norwalk’s best known journalist, at the second annual Friends of the Norwalk Library Tea, at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 22, in the library auditorium at Mott Avenue. What did this self-made man of the Civil war era have in common with the Greek poet Homer, a bust of whom he donated to the library after a long and improbable career?

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  20. Writing Workshop with Kim Kovach

    September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Carnegie Room

    Writing Inspired by WPA Art During the 1930's, Connecticut artists created paintings and murals as part of the Federal Works Progress Administration program. These works of art were displayed across the state in libraries, schools, hospitals and other public spaces. New and experienced writers will be inspired by these forgotten paintings to write short stories, personal essays or poetry. Learn about the Connecticut artists and their WPA works of art created during hard times in this six-week adult writing program led by author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach. Registration is required.

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  21. US Passport Service

    September 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  22. Special Education Forum

    September 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    SPEDPartners is a parent run organization consisting of Norwalk based families of children with special needs. We meet monthly to support our families and also collaborate with Norwalk Public Schools on matters related to special education. Our goal for this forum is to give the candidates a chance to speak directly to our members and to also give families a chance to ask any education related questions. While SPEDPartners will serve as the coordinator for this event, anyone is welcome to attend

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  23. Low Impact Aerobics with Linda

    September 24, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to offer a new Low Impact Aerobics class led by instructor Linda Lombardo, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. . Known to local residents for her work as a Silver Sneakers instructor, Linda has been a Business Education teacher with the New Canaan, Norwalk, Fairfield, Greenwich and Stamford Public School Systems for over 20 years. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness instructor, personal trainer and nutrition counselor. Stop by on Tuesday or Thursday to welcome Linda and try out a new version of Low Impact Aerobics. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey, Director of Library Information Services, at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15133, or clahey@norwalkpubliclibrary.org.

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  24. YL Trapped Organization Meeting

    September 25, 2019, 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Chess Room

    YL TRAPPED Organization Meeting 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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  25. US Passport Service

    September 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  26. Low Impact Aerobics with Linda

    September 26, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to offer a new Low Impact Aerobics class led by instructor Linda Lombardo, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. . Known to local residents for her work as a Silver Sneakers instructor, Linda has been a Business Education teacher with the New Canaan, Norwalk, Fairfield, Greenwich and Stamford Public School Systems for over 20 years. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness instructor, personal trainer and nutrition counselor. Stop by on Tuesday or Thursday to welcome Linda and try out a new version of Low Impact Aerobics. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey, Director of Library Information Services, at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15133, or clahey@norwalkpubliclibrary.org.

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  27. Inspiring Women ; Financial Education for Women Preparing for Retirement

    September 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM @ 3/4 Auditorium

    Financial education for women preparing for retirement; Speaker Paulette Menniti “The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk."

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  28. Fabric Arts MeetUp Group

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Studio One

    Everyone with an interest in fiber, fabric and textiles, from those who want to learn to sew or knit or weave to artists and collectors and everyone in between, is welcome to join! Bring a project to work on or just come hang out with others who enjoy creating an collecting textiles. This group meets every Thursday evening from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in Studio One on the main floor. Come when you can and stay as long as you would like!

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  29. US Passport Service

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  30. US Passport Service

    September 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  31. Zumba for Adults and Teens

    September 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Do you love to dance? Are you ready to get your groove on, get in shape, and have lots of fun? The library is offering free Zumba classes for teens and adults every Monday evening at 6pm in the library's auditorium. Our instructor, Karen, also teaches at the Edge, the Southport Racquet Club, and the Westport Y. The series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Norwalk Public Library. For ages 13 and up. For more information, please call 203 899 2780 X 15109

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Teen

  1. VR, AR & Electronics Mondays for Teens

    September 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Experience Virtual Reality with Lenovo Mirage Headset for Teens Experience a realistic and immersive 3D, 360-degree virtual reality (VR) with Lenovo Mirage Headset. Grades 7 and above; Grades 3-6 if accompanied by an adult Teen Room - Lower Level Call to register 203-899-2780 x 15131

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  2. We Do Robotics & Coding Wednesdays

    September 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Studio One - Main Level

    We Do Robotics & Coding Wednesdays Learn STEM skills while building and programming robots with LEGO bricks, gears, motors and sensors. Grades 3-6 accompanied by an adult Studio One - Main Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register

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  3. Graphic Novel Book Club / In Real Life

    September 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Every third Wednesday monthly from 6 to 7 pm. In the Teen Room located on the Lower Level Read a graphic novel, In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang then discuss it over pizza! Books available at the Library. Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 for more information or to register.

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  4. 3D Design, Scan Print Thursdays

    September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Studio One - Main Level

    3D Design, Scan and Print Learn how to use a 3D design software, 3D scanner and 3D printer. Grades 7 and up; Grades 3-6 if accompanied by an adult Studio - Main Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register

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  5. Mindstorm EV3 Robotics & Coding for Teens

    September 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Mindstorm EV3 Robotics & Coding for Teens Learn to build and program LEGO Mindstorm EV3 physical robots. Alternate Saturdays Grades 5-12 Grades 5-6 if accompanied by an adult Teen Room - Lower Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register

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  6. VR, AR & Electronics Mondays for Teens

    September 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Teen Room

    ntroduction to Ricoh Theta S 360-degree Camera Learn how to capture 360-degree still images and video footage of your entire surroundings with a single click. Grades 7 and above; Grades 3-6 if accompanied by an adult Teen Room- Lower Level To register call: 203-899-2780 x 15131

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  7. We Do Robotics & Coding Wednesdays

    September 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Studio One - Main Level

    We Do Robotics & Coding Wednesdays Learn STEM skills while building and programming robots with LEGO bricks, gears, motors and sensors. Grades 3-6 accompanied by an adult Studio One - Main Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register

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  8. 3D Design, Scan Print Thursdays

    September 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Studio One - Main Level

    3D Design, Scan and Print Learn how to use a 3D design software, 3D scanner and 3D printer. Grades 7 and up; Grades 3-6 if accompanied by an adult Studio - Main Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register

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  9. VR, AR & Electronics Mondays for Teens

    September 30, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Digital Storytelling for Teens Learn how to create your own digital video/audio/virtual reality stories with iMovie/Audacity/Google Tour Creator Grades 7 and above; Grades 3-6 if accompanied by an adult Teen Room - Lower Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register.

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