Children

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
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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

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Who: Children in grades 1-6
When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 3:30-4:45pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Join us for some building fun! Creative kids will listen to a story and be challenged to design their own creation based on the theme. Plenty of LEGO® building bricks will be provided. Registration begins September 21 for residents; September 30 for nonresidents.

Jumpstart's Read for the Record®: The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

Who: Children ages 1-5 with an adult
When: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 11:45am
Place: Library's Friends Room

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich Book Cover- Used with PermissionJoin us and millions of readers across the country to show your support for literacy and early education by enjoying an indoor picnic and the story The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Pack your own sandwich, and the Children's Department will provide drinks and dessert. This special storytime will also include early literacy activities. No registration is needed.

Who: Children in grades K-2
When: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 4:15pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Join millions of kids across the country to enjoy the story The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach. We will make cool sandwiches for snack, sing a sandwich song and spread the fun around. Registration begins October 13.

 

 

Girl and Boy Reading at BedtimeBedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time: 10am
Place: Children's Story Room

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

 

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

Girl Reading at Bedtime

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