Teen Events

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Teen Services

Jennifer Bassett
Teen Librarian
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Virtual Events & Programs may be held via the Zoom platform, or through Facebook Live.

Many of our virtual programs that are live will take place on our Zoom Platform.  Information on how to join a program can be found by clicking here. Registration is required for these programs. You may now register online by clicking here or calling the library at 860-665-8700. Program information as well as the Zoom link to access the program will be emailed prior to the event.   We also offer some live programming on our Facebook page. We hope to see you there! 

Other programs that are recorded and do not require registration are on our YouTube Channel and can be accessed via YouTube or on this events page listed below.

In Person Programs & Outdoor Programs

 Please contact the library or view this webpage for the most up to date information.  These programs may need to change based on COVID-19 restrictions or inclement weather.  We appreciate your patience in this matter.  Our primary concern is everyone's safety.

Past Programs

To view recorded programs that you may have missed, scroll down to the end of the page to view the video.

Reading Recommendations

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Customized Reading Recommendations 

Need help finding a book? Answer some questions online by filling out a special form (located on the teen webpage) and we will choose up to 5 customized book suggestions for you. 


Nutmeg Book Awards
The 2023 Nutmeg Nominees are now available. Stop into the library or click below for the new nominee lists.

Upcoming Programs

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Summer Reading 2022 – Oceans of Possibilities  
Friday, June 17 - Wednesday, August 24
For grades 6-12. Don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading! You can earn prizes as you read through the summer (comics & audiobooks count!). Click here for more details. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Tiny Art Show – All Ages
Begins Friday, July 1
Display your artistic talents in our Tiny Art Show! Call beginning July 1 to register for a mini artist kit. Once you’ve finished your masterpiece, return it to the library by Friday, August 5 to be part of the exhibit! The art will be on display from August 10 through the end of the month. The mini artist kit includes: 4″x4″ canvas and easel, acrylic paint, and brushes. All ages are welcome to participate! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Teen Grab & Go: String Art
Monday, August 8 
Grab a hammer! Using only nails, wood, and string create this fun craft to display in your home!
 Call beginning August 8 to reserve your kit! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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Teen Ocean Reef Basket Weaving - WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Tuesday, August 16, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
For grades 6 – 12. Using a basket form, weave multicolored yarn through the spokes to create a unique small basket. Registration is required.

Last Day of Summer Reading is Wednesday, August 24.

Recorded Programs you may have missed!