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

    January 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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  1. Preschool Storytime

    January 22, 2020, 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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  1. Author Speak with Jim Motavalli

    January 22, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Jim Motavalli writes for The New York Times, Barron’s, Media Village, Sierra,, National Public Radio’s Car Talk and others. He is author or editor of eight books, including Forward Drive: The Race to Build Clean Cars for the Future, High Voltage: The Fast Track to Plug in the Auto Industry, Green Living and Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change and Naked in the Woods: Joseph Knowles and the History of Frontier Fakery. His latest book is The Real Dirt on America’s Frontier Legends, published August 2019 by Gibbs Smith. Its sequel, The Real Dirt on America’s Frontier Outlaws, will be published in 2020. Motavalli hosts a radio program on WPKN-FM in Connecticut, and lectures widely. A light lunch will be provided by the Library. Please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey 203-899-2780 ext 15133 or email

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  2. Qi Gong with Bill Wrenn

    January 22, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ 1st Floor Reference Area

    Bill Wrenn is a certified Qigong and Tai Chi teacher. Bill has practiced yoga, meditation, and other forms of energy work for 30 years. Visit for more information or email Bill at For additional information or to register please contact Cynde Lahey at or 203-899=2780 ext 15133 “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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  3. Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens: a History

    January 22, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Jane von Trapp is a landscape designer and author of three how-to landscaping books. She is the U.S. researcher and writer for DK Publishing's A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and has contributed to several magazines and books, including 'Martha Stewart Living,' 'This Old House Magazine,' and IDG's Landscaping for Dummies. Jane brings more than 40 years of horticultural experience to the Arboretum. It's the story of a deep love for exotic and native trees and plants, and Dr. Francis A. Bartlett, father of arboriculture. Jane's presentation illustrates the rich history of this hidden gem! Signed copies of Jane's book will be for sale. Light refreshments will be served. To register for this event please contact Sally Nacker at or 203-899-2780 ext. 15137

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  1. We Do Robotics & Coding Wednesdays

    January 22, 2020, 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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