The Honeybee Steelband / Sat., Oct. 8 / Noon

The Honeybee Steelband

Saturday, October 8th Noon – 2 PM.

Community Steele Room

A Steelband performance with a mission to protect all pollinators. Fun, infectious, lively tunes with a bee-related theme. Come join the swarm!

Q & A and refreshments follow the performance.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Waterbury Library

Queer Reads / First Wednesdays / 6PM

Queer Reads

A Monthly Book Club for Queer & Allied Youth (ages 12-18).

The first Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in the SAL Room.

Queer Reads is an LGBTQ-friendly book club for kids 12-18. It’s a safe place to share thoughts around books we are reading and to talk about ideas and issues.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

We will discuss Aristotle & Dante and discover the secrets of the universe and pick up copies of The Extraordinaries.

To register:

Queer Reads – October (Google Form)

We will have a new registration form each month.



Additional dates:

Nov. 2, Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7.


Sound on / Second Wednesdays / 3-3:45PM

Sound on

Second Wednesday of the month from 3:00 – 3:45PM.

For ages 6-9!

Fall Dates:

 Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14.

To Register:

Sound On – October (Google Form)

We will have a new registration form each month.

A new music program for elementary school age kids.

Movement to music through games & play. Try your hand on various instruments and create music! Led by Jubal Harp Teacher Judi Byron.



Books-to-Movies Club / Second Fridays / 3:00-4:45PM

Books-to-Movies Club

Second Friday of the Month from 3:00pm to 4:45pm.

Fall Dates:

 Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9.

Which is better, the book or the movie?! In the movie club we will check out the movies inspired by the books we love.

Ages 6 and up.

Pokemon Club! / Third Tuesdays / 3:00PM

Pokemon Club!

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Third Tuesday of the Month.

Registration required.

Next date: Tuesday, Oct. 18

To register:

Pokemon Club – October (Google Form)

We will have a new registration form each month.

Additional Dates:

Nov. 15, Dec. 20, Jan. 17,  Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 16.

Do you know a kid that loves Pokémon? Does this kiddo want to spend hours and hours talking about Pokémon? This club is for them!

Kids 6+ are welcome to come each month  and talk about the characters, discuss their cards, their stuffies, the video games, and the shows.

Books will be featured each month, along with an activity.

Ages 6-12.

Issues and Identities Book Group / Last Tuesdays / 3:45PM

Issues and Identities Book Group (Ages 9-12)

Last Tuesdays from 3:45PM to 5:00PM.


Sep. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, Dec. 27, Jan 31, Feb. 28, March 28, April 25, and May 30.

Registration required.

To register:

Issues and Identities – September (Google Form)

The Issues and Identities Group is a book and discussion club geared for kids 9 and up. Using current and past Golden Dome Award nominees we will read and explore ideas concerning kids today, in an age appropriate way. Likely topics will be race, gender, disabilities, family issues, global concerns, and more.

Ages 9-12

Jubal Harp / Last Thursdays / 10:30AM

Jubal Harp

Last Thursday of the month.


September 29th

October 20th

Judi brings her “Clarsach” (small harp in Gaelic) and guitar offering a mix of folks songs, Old-Timey Tunes, movement and and finger-plays.  A special program for Babies, Toddlers, Pre-schoolers, and their Parents.

Tiny Tots / Mondays / 10:30AM

Tiny Tots!

A story and play time for babies and toddlers.

Mondays at 10:30am.

Fall dates:

Sept 26

Oct 3, 10, 17.

In the garden in fair weather. Inside in inclement weather.

Just drop in, no registration necessary.

Preschool Play and Read / Thursdays / 10:30AM

Preschool Play and Read!

Thursdays at 10:30 AM.

We will meet outside in the Library Garden unless there is inclement weather.

Just drop in, no registration necessary.

Books and activities are geared for the needs and wants of the 3+ year old child, though younger siblings are welcome.