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  1. Library

    Physical Address
    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111


  2. Children's Services

    Phone: 860-665-8720

Many programs require registration. No registration is necessary unless otherwise noted. 

To register call 860-665-8720.

families read

Family Storytime 
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

WEEKLY PROGRAMS:
Ongoing Drop-in Summer Programs for Preschoolers - click here for printable schedule

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Storytime for Ones
Mondays, July 9 – August 20, 10:15 a.m.
Stories, songs and playtime for children 9-24 months, siblings and their caregivers.

Storytime for Twos
Wednesdays, July 11 – August 22, 10:15 a.m.
Stories, songs, playtime and crafts for children 24 months and older, siblings and their caregivers.

Storytime for 3-6 year olds
Thursdays, July 12 – August 23, 10:15 a.m. (August 2 is a special registered program)
Storytime, songs and crafts for children ages 3-6, without caregivers.

Play For All

Play With Us!
Tuesdays, July 3 - August 28, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Join us for this program geared for families with young children who have special needs.  Meet with birth to three-year-old
resource professionals and socialize with your peers.  All are welcome.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Partnered with Creative Interventions, LLC.

Ongoing Drop-in Summer Programs for School-Aged Children - click below for a printable schedule

Kids Libraries Rock

After Lunch Bunch
Wednesdays, July 11 – August 15, 1:00 p.m.
Children entering kindergarten through grade 2, are invited to Rock the Library with us each week. Click for a detailed flyer or pick one up in the Children's Department.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Afternoon Heat
Thursdays, July 12 – August 16, 1:00 p.m. 
Children entering grades 3–6 are invited to join us for an hour filled with activities designed to Rock our World.  Click for a detailed flyer or pick one up in the Children's Department.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

families read

Family Storytime 
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

kindergarten

Ready for Kindergarten
Mondays, August 6, 13 and 20, 6:30 p.m.
Children who will be starting kindergarten for the 2018 – 2019 school year, and a caregiver are invited to listen to stories and participate in lots of hands-on activities that will help children to develop the skills needed for a successful start in school.  In order to create a special one-on-one learning time with your soon to be kindergartener, please make other arrangements for siblings. Please call to register beginning July 23.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

lego club

Building with LEGO® Bricks
Saturday, August 18, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Come to our monthly gathering to build projects with LEGO® bricks. Due to safety concerns, infants and toddlers will not be allowed in the room.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Stories and Art

Stories and Art
Tuesday, August 21, 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a story and art program for 2–4 year olds and their caregivers.  Please call to register beginning August 7.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Chess-and-Checkers

Lucy’s Chess and Checkers Club
Wednesday, August 22, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Like to play chess and/or checkers?  We will set up our program room with sets and a knowledgeable adult and teens who can provide basic assistance.  Snacks will be available.  Bring a friend or find one here!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

just a story and song

Just a Story and a Song! 
Wednesday, August 29, 10:15 a.m. 
Join us for a thirty minute all ages storytime.  We’ll enjoy a story (or two) and a song (or two) to welcome in the morning.

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Last day for Libraries Rock! – Summer Reading 2018!

Program extended! Claim all prizes by Wednesday, August 29, 2018.