Children

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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860-652-7719
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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

Fizz! Boom! Read! ChemistryChildren's Summer Reading Club ~ June 18 to August 14

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Come to the Library Laboratory this summer to experiment and explore! The Children's Summer Reading Club is a summer of sizzling science fun which encourages young readers and listeners to enjoy a good story every day. Summer is the perfect time to delve into different types of books or to discover all you can about your favorite subjects. It is a time to read for fun, and the best part is that you get to choose the books!

Children of all ages are invited to join the club this summer! Click here for more information.

 

Film ReelMiniature ParentsMad Science Movie

Who:All ages
When: Monday, August 11, 2014
Time: 2:30pm
Place: Friends Room

Detective Child
When parents are shrunk to miniature size, how do they get the kids to notice them? Rated PG; 74 min. No registration needed. For movie title and more information, call Children's at 860-652-7718.

 

Girl with Teddy BearBedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Mondays, June 23-August 11, 2014
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Children's Story Room

Put on your PJ’s, grab your teddy bear and head to the library! No registration required.

 

Walking Outside with UmbrellasRain-or-Shine Storytime

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Thursdays, June 19-August 7, 2014
Time: 10:30am
Place: Children's Department Courtyard

Family Reading OutdoorsA drop-in storytime may be held in the Children's Department Courtyard if the weather allows, indoors if it doesn't. Bring a blanket to use outside.

 

 

 

For more events, see the CALENDAR.