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Fall 2016 Story Time & Reading Club Schedule
Fall 2016 Story times & Reading Clubs begin the week of October 3, 2016!
NO registration is required–just come to the library and HAVE FUN!
Registration is required for the Tuesday 5:30 p.m. MINECRAFT CLUB!

Monday 10:00 a.m. 2-5 year old Story Time!
Monday 4:00 p.m. THE HAUNTING HOURS!…spooky stories for 4 years+!
Monday 6:00 p.m. I CAN COOK! Kids learn to make meals/snacks! 6 years+

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. 0-2 year old Story Time!
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. 2-5 year old Story Time!
Tuesday 3:45 p.m. Story Time FUN for Independent Readers! 3 years+
Tuesday 5:30 p.m. MINECRAFT CLUB 9-12 years old–registration required! 

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. 0-2 year old Story Time!
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. 2-5 year old Story Time!
Wednesday 3:30 p.m. MAKERSPACE FUN! 6 years+
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. FAMILY STORIES–all ages invited!

Thursday 10:00 a.m. 0-2 year old Story Time!
Thursday 11:00 a.m. 2-5 year old Story Time!
Thursday 3:45 p.m. FIRESIDE FRIGHT! Get really scared! 6 years+
Thursday 6:00 p.m. Fairy Tales, Fables & Mother Goose, Oh, My! All Ages!

Friday 10:00 a.m. FUN CRAFTS for KIDS! Pick a Craft and ENJOY creating!

FIRST Saturday of the month @ 10:00 a.m. Authors-Art-Adventure!
SECOND Saturday of the month @ 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. FAMILY MOVIE/popcorn!
THIRD & FOURTH Saturday of the month @ 10:00 a.m. FAMILY STORIES!

 

Saturday, September 17, 2016 ALL DAY–“Curiosity Day” Meet a BIG monkey & make crafts!

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. A TRAIN CONDUCTOR from the Railroad Museum of New England visits to tell & read train stories and tales!  Choo-choo train crafts, too!

Saturday, October 8, 2016 ALL DAY–CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG day!  Meet Clifford and make crafts!  Woof!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. CAROUSEL EXPERTS from the New England Carousel Museum visit for stories and merry-go-round FUN!  All children receive a carousel coin for a FREE carousel ride!

Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. It’s the HALLOWEEN GALA! Come dressed in your costume for pictures, crafts, and loads of spooky FUN! Pictures by ANGEL MOON PHOTOGRAPHY are $10.00 and come with a frame for kids to decorate with stickers and stamps! BOO!

Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Join us for the Bristol Early Childhood Fair!  Meet preschool professionals in the Bristol community and get free information and GREAT stuff!

Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. A TRAIN CONDUCTOR from the Railroad Museum of New England visits to tell & read train stories and tales!  Choo-choo train crafts, too!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. CAROUSEL EXPERTS from the New England Carousel Museum visit for stories and merry-go-round FUN!  All children receive a carousel coin for a FREE carousel ride!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. It’s SANTA SATURDAY!  Pictures with the JOLLY ONE! Pictures by ANGEL MOON PHOTOGRAPHY are $10.00–kids decorate with stickers and stamps–make GREAT gifts!

Find More Events

Guide to Living Bully Free
The Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate has put together a brochure outlining ways to identify bullies and victims of bullying, plus tips for keeping your child and community safe.http://www.ct.gov/ova/lib/ova/Bullying_Brochure.pdf

Guide to Internet Safety
The Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate has put together a brochure with information on how to keep you and your child safe while using the Internet.  http://www.ct.gov/ova/lib/ova/Internet_Safety_Brochure.pdf

 

Suggested Reading

Valerie Toner, Supervisor of Children’s Services is the featured author of the October 2013 Children’s Bookshelf in Connecticut Parent Magazine:

http://ctparent.com/bookshelf/13-10-bookshelf.htm

Good Reads is an online community of book reviews and recommendations from people all over the world. Please visit the Bristol Public Library Children’s page to see what we’re reading.
http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/11934386-bristol-public-library-system?shelf=children-main-library