"Books Come to Life" with AB2 - 4/27 (Thurs)

    WHEN: April 27th at 10 AM (during Preschool Story Times)

    Join Rachel O'Donald of AB2 (Active Body-Active Brain) for a creative music and movement-based exploration of early literacy skills. The class will focus on a concept of dance tied to a children's book.

    A wide variety of music, props and rhythm instruments add to the fun and learning! Ages 3 - 6.

    Free - no registration required.

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    Paper Quilling - 5/2 (Tues)

    When: Tuesday, May 2, 3-4 PM

    Quilling starts with rolling a strip of paper into a coil and then pinching the coil into shapes that can be glued together to create decorative designs.

    Kids will be making a card using this type of design.

    Ages 8-11

    Please call the library at 802-244-7036 to register.

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    Community Socrates Café - 5/10 (Wed)


    “Does Privacy Matter in our Country Today?”

    All members of the community, young and old, are invited to attend this discussion on this important topic. Bring your ideas, your questions, your concerns, your openness to this first Socrates Café hosted by the Waterbury Public Library.  Harwood students experienced in leading Socratic dialogues will facilitate the discussions.

    Wednesday, May 10th 6:30—8 p.m.

    For more information: contact Katherine Cadwell at HUHS, katherinewcadwell or Judi Byron at the Waterbury Library 244-7036,


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    Tissue Paper Balloon Bowl - 5/16 (Tues)

    Tuesday, May 16, 3-4 PM

    Make a bowl using a balloon, tissue paper, and glue. Once the tissue paper dries kids will be able to pop the balloon to see the craft they have created.

    Ages 8-11.

    Please call the library at 802-244-7036 to register.


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    Weekly Story Times

    Mondays at 10 AM is Babies & Toddlers Story Time

    Snuggle with your baby or toddler as we sing, tickle and bounce our way into a lifelong love of language. Get ready for high-energy literacy with songs, active rhymes and stories. Got the wiggles? This is the place to be. Recommended for newborns - 36 months.

    Thursdays at 10 AM is Preschool Story Hour

    Join us as we travel to new places through books, puppets, and felt boards. A craft may be provided.  We'll shake our sillies out with movement-based rhymes.  Recommended for ages 3-6 years.

    Each week we will feature a different themed Story Time, with stories and/or crafts based on a relevant theme.


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