Reminder: The library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Our Saturday hours will begin again on Saturday, September 12 from 10am -5pm.
The Best Backyard Bash Cooking Demonstration with Robin Glowa
Tuesday, September 1 @ 7pm
Join The Conscious Cook for a spectacular end of summer celebration! “The Best Backyard Bash” will feature recipes using delicious local produce such as juicy tomatoes, sweet corn and other delectable ingredients that you’ll love to serve at your Labor Day picnics and cookouts. Space is limited; please register at the Circulation Desk, online, or by phone at 203-389-3433.
An Evening with Dr. Siegfried Kra
Tuesday, September 8 @ 7pm
Come and hear local author Dr. Siegfried Kra talk about his book The Collected Stories from a Doctors’ Notebook. Having been a cardiologist for over 50 years, Dr. Kra uses storytelling to connect medicine with the human condition. Hear stories from post-war France and Switzerland to modern private cardiology practice and the teaching hospitals at Yale, as Kra diagnoses rare diseases, falls in love, and even survives a plane crash on a frozen lake. Please register at the Circulation Desk, online, or by phone at 203-389-3433.
Wednesday, September 2, 16, and 30 from 4-7 pm
September 2: Critter Caravan will be at the Market @ 4:30pm. Get up close and personal with critters in this special traveling exotic mammal and reptile show!
September 16: The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will be here @ 4:30pm to present its Incredible Edible Insect program. Learn about the types of insects that are edible, why people eat bugs, how they can be beneficial, and those who want to can even try some edible insects!
September 30: Join the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven @ 4:30pm for a story time and apple craft. They will be reading A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry.
Adult Coloring Art Therapy
Drop-in all through September
Did you know that a simple way to relieve stress is by coloring? Coloring stimulates both the left and right sides of the brain to focus your attention away from stressors and help you rejuvenate. Stop by the Circulation Desk and we will provide you with colored pencils and special coloring pages, and channel your day to day stresses into a creative accomplishment!
Woman in Gold
Thursday, September 3 @ 7PM
Rated PG-13 – 109 minutes. Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.
Age of Adeline
Thursday, September 17 @ 7pm
PG-13 – 112 minutes. A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
Thursday, September 24 @ 7pm
Rated R – 144 minutes. An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life.
Children’s and Teen Events
Please register online for all children’s and teen programs at email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 2 @ 4:30pm
Get up close and personal with critters in this special traveling exotic mammal and reptile show! Meet chinchillas, rabbits, hedgehogs, lizards, tortoises and guinea pigs. Recommended for ages 3 and up. No registration required. This program will take place outdoors at the Farmers’ Market.
PSAT Practice Test
Saturday September 12 @ 11am
Worried about the PSAT? Take a free, proctored practice test with KAPLAN that will mimic the real test day and receive your score with an analysis of your strengths and weaknesses. Space is limited. Please call the library to register at 203-389-3433, register at the Circulation Desk, or register online.
Incredible Edible Insects
Wednesday, September 16 @ 4:30pm
The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will present an interactive program where you will learn about the types of insects that are edible, why people eat bugs, how they can be beneficial. There will be insects available that you can see and touch and those who want can even try eating some edible insects! This program will take place outdoors at the Farmers’ Market.
Build with Legos
Saturday, September 19 @ 3pm Ages 5 and up
What can you build with Lego’s? Join us at the hands-on workshop and find out! Registration required. Please register online.
Eager Readers Book Group
Monday, September 28 @ 6:30pm (Grades K – 2)
We will be reading Raven this month by Gerald McDermott. Read the book at home and then join us for a discussion and a cool craft! Register at the Children’s Desk when you pick up your copy of the book.
Teen Brick Building
Monday, September 21 @ 3:30pm
High school students are invited to join us for a Lego brick building contest, where you can work solo in in a team. Drop by for an afterschool snack, construction challenge, and some think tank fun! We will provide the Legos. Please register online.
Tween Time Tube Art
Wednesday, September 30 @ 6:30pm
Join us as we construct using paper towel tubes. We will have all supplies on hand to help you test your engineering skills and let your imagination soar. Students entering grades 4 through grade 12 can participate in the fun! Please register online.
Fall Story Time Schedule
Begins September 8 (No programs on Wednesday, September 23)
All story time programs are drop-in! No registration required. Storycraft for grades K-3,
Tuesdays @ 6:30pm. Join us for a literature based program combining story & craft.
Toddlers & Twos
Wednesdays @ 10:30 am
Rhymes, finger plays, songs and simple stories
Babies up to 12 months
Wednesdays @ 11:30 a.m.
Action songs, rhymes and fun for little ones.
Preschool story & craft for ages 3-5
Saturdays @ 11:00 a.m.
Start your weekend with us and savor some stories!
Pictured: Did you get to meet Theo at the Farmers Market?
Jenna and Laurel met him.