SUMMER PROGRAMS 2013
SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM FROM JUNE 19TH TO JULY 2ND
This year’s theme is….
DIG INTO READING!!
•June 27th – Thursday, 1-2:30pm – ice cream sundae party to kick off our summer reading program!
•July 3rd – Wednesday, “What’s Up Weather?” with Meghan Tanner and Marisa Bedron, 4-H Summer Youth Program Coordinator – 2:30pm-3:30pm – Ages 6-12
•July 16th – Tuesday, 10:30am – Scavenger Hunt at Great Mountain Forest
•July 17th – Wednesday,3pm-5-pm – make a small wooden trowel with Joe Brien of Lost Art Workshops – Ages 8+
•July 18th – Thursday, 11:30am-12:30pm – “From the Roots UP!” – with Meghan Tanner and Marisa Bedron – Ages 6-12
•July 23rd & July 25th – Tuesday & Thursday, 1pm-2pm Make a piñata for our 4th Annual Fiesta Day!
•July 24th – Wednesday, 2pm-3pm “Trash to Treasures” with Meghan Tanner and Marisa Bedron Ages 6-12 please
•July 27th – Saturday, 12pm-2pm – Our 4th Annual Fiesta Day!! Pinata, story, Latino snacks, and dancing with Gertrude Delgado!
•July 30th – Tuesday, 10:30am – MC Pants!! aka Brook Martinez!!
•July 31st – Wednesday, 2pm-3pm – “It’s not MOOOO Milk, It’s MAAAA Milk”! Last program with Meghan Tanner and Marisa Bedron
•August 1st – Thursday, 2pm-4pm – “Pawns and Rooks” – chess with Jeff Ruskin
•August 6th – Tuesday, 10:30am – “Ants & Worms” at Great Mountain Forest
•August 10th – Saturday, 10am-1pm – Orienteering & Scavenger Hunt with Joe Brien of Lost Art Workshops sponsored by HYSB – ages 8+
August 13th- Tuesday, 3pm-4pm- Sharon Audubon presents “Animal Menagerie”- all ages welcome!
•August 14th – Wednesday – 3pm-5pm – back by very popular demand; make a paracord bracelet with Joe Brien of Lost Art Workshops for all ages!
•August 20th – Tuesday, 3pm-4:30pm – Let’s make music with Brook Martinez
•August 21st – Wednesday, 4:30pm – Pizza Party for summer reading program participants
The Nutmeg Book Award Winners are here! May Day Celebration A celebration for all ages. Join Tom Hooker Hanford and company outside on the library grounds to celebrate the wonders of Spring. There will be music, dancing and of course a maypole. Looking for activities for the kids next week during vacation? We have free passes for: CT’s Old Statehouse Come in and check them out! In this fun and exciting workshop, participants will learn how to craft a sturdy, stylish Survival Bracelet. WHERE: at the David M. Hunt Library, 63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT STREGA NONA SCARECROW WINS TWO PRIZE RIBBONS!!
Wednesday May 1st 3:15- 5:00 pm
$10 suggested donation
New England Air Museum
CT Historical Society
Norman Rockwell Museum
CT State Parks
CT Science Center
a story about bats
April 13, 2013
Free program intended for all ages.
Join Linda Bowen, the author of “Tabitha’s Tale” as she reads her story about Tabitha the brown bat. Linda will also enlighten us about the current plight of the brown bats in this area. Not only is Linda the author of this delightful book she is also wildlife rehabilitator licensed by CT DEEP to rehabilitate small mammals and reptiles, specializing in bats. She is also licensed by the US Fish & Wildlife Service to rehabilitate migratory birds, specializing in waterfowl. She works closely with CT DEEP and US Fish & Wildlife regarding bat populations and White Nose Syndrome and recently coauthored a nationally distributed manual entitled Rehabilitating Bats with White Nose Syndrome. Books will be available for purchase.
Each bracelet uses over eight feet of “Paracord”. This amazingly strong material can support 550 pounds!
Your Survival Bracelet can be unravelled in an emergency and used to replace a shoelace, fashion a belt, secure a splint, build a shelter, start a friction fire and more!
WHEN: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 2PM – 4PM
HOW MUCH: FREE.
Best for kids 8 and up. Parent participation recommended.
Each child will make one or two bracelets to take home.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE STORY HOUR FAMILIES WHO HELPED CREATE STREGA NONA SCARECROW!!
As you can see Strega Nona was close to the real deal as possible! It took four Story Hour sessions to get her just right and a couple of sweet potatoes too! Thank you all for your creative efforts! Strega will be in down town Falls Village for a little while longer – so go visit her and her pasta pot then come on by and see the certificates and prize ribbons!!
May Day Celebration
A celebration for all ages. Join Tom Hooker Hanford and company outside on the library grounds to celebrate the wonders of Spring. There will be music, dancing and of course a maypole.
Looking for activities for the kids next week during vacation? We have free passes for:
CT’s Old Statehouse
Come in and check them out!
In this fun and exciting workshop, participants will learn how to craft a sturdy, stylish Survival Bracelet.
WHERE: at the David M. Hunt Library, 63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT
STREGA NONA SCARECROW WINS TWO PRIZE RIBBONS!!
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