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

Teen Pop Up Holiday Cards

Teen Pop Up: DIY Holiday Cards
Tuesday, December 13, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
For grades 6 – 12. Hang out with friends in the Teen Corner and design your own holiday cards. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Hydro Dip Mug

Teen: Hydro Dip Art 
Thursday, December 29, 6:00 p.m. 
For grades 6 – 12. Library staff will show you how to make a one-of-a-kind creation using hydro dipping! Hydro dipping is a method of making permanent marbleized designs on almost any non-porous surface. We will provide all supplies! Registration requiredSponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Teen Pop Up 
Tuesday, January 24, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
For Grades 6-12. Hang out with friends in the teen corner and choose from several crafts to make. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.