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

Children's Summer Reading Club 2015 ~ Every Hero Has a Story
The Children’s Summer Reading Club for children preschool through grade six began on June 17 and runs through August 13. For more information, click here.

To register for "SUPER READER" for children entering grades K-6 here, click here.

To register for "LITTLE HEROES" for children ages 5 & under who are not entering Kindergarten click here.

To print out a paper calendar and reading log instead, click here, or pick up a copy in the Children’s Department.

 

Ryan SanAngelo aka Spaghetti Eddie

Spaghetti Eddie
Who: Suggested ages 3-8
When: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 4pm
Place: Friends Room

Ryan SanAngelo, author and musician, will share the story of Eddie who saves the day with a bowl of spaghetti! No registration needed.

 

Heroes in the Community
Who: All ages welcome
When: Friday, July 31, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Place: Fire Company #3, 1089 Chestnut Hill Road, South Glastonbury (across from Hopewell School)

Come join us for a special storytime with the Glastonbury Firefighters! Enjoy stories and activities, then learn about the firefighters' gear, and check out the trucks. For more information, call the Children's Department at 860-652-7718.

 

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Rain or Shine Storytime
Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Thursdays, June 18 through August 6, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Place: Children's Department

Fun summer stories, rhymes, songs and flannel board activities for the family. This drop-in storytime will be held in the Children's Department Courtyard if the weather allows, indoors if it doesn't. Bring a blanket to use outside. No registration is needed.

Mother and Son Reading Outdoors

 

Girl Cuddling Teddy BearBedtime Stories
Who: Families with children ages 2-6
When: Mondays, June 22 through August 10, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Place: Children's Department

Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear, and settle down for a cozy half-hour of stories with the ones you love. No registration needed.

 

 

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

 

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