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Winter/Spring 2017 Story Times & Clubs begin the week of
February 6th, 2017!

Registration is required for:
1)  Minecraft Club. Tuesdays @ 5:30 PM.
2)  Build It, Grow It, Stack It, Show It Club. Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM.
Sign-up for both events begins January 23rd. Call 860-7787 ext 2021.
All other events are drop-in!

Story Times

Stories, Songs, & Sensory Play Ages birth—2 and guardians. Stimulate your baby’s body and brain with sensory play,
accompanied by a story, songs and rhymes. Things may get messy—bring extra clothes!
No registration required. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays @ 10:00 AM.
Shoulders, Knees & Tales
Ages 2—5 and guardians. Enjoy stories, finger plays, action rhymes and stretches in this
story time for beginning readers. Each sessions ends in a fun craft!
No registration required. Mondays @ 10:00 AM, Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 11:00 AM.
1 Book, 1 Craft! All ages. Keep Sundays simple with the best combination since PB&J!
No registration required. Sundays @ 2:00 PM.
Wiggle & Read All ages. Get your groove on! Shake, shimmy, & dance in this movement-centric story time.
No registration required. Wednesdays @ 11:00 AM.
Polish Story Time All ages. Embrace your community with stories, songs, & crafts in your native tongue!
No registration required. Fridays @ 10:00 AM.
Rambunctious Readers Ages 3+. Shake your sillies out in this special story time w/singing, dancing, & belly laughs.
No registration required. Thursdays @ 6:30 PM.
Going Solo Ages 3+.  Foster your child’s confidence with this special session between children and
librarian—no grown-ups allowed!
No registration required. Tuesdays @ 3:45 PM.


Activities & Clubs

Lego Open Play All ages. Come build with us—with a Lego collection this big, everything really is awesome.
No registration required. Fridays @ 3:45 PM.
Creation Station All ages.  Jumpstart young artists with projects from our DIY craft buffet.
No registration required. Fridays @ 10:00 AM.
Movie Madness All ages.  Big hits on the big screen at no cost! Popcorn served.
No registration required. Saturdays @ 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM.
Spanish Social Hour All ages. Enjoy Spanish books, music & conversation w/Bristol’s thriving Spanish community!
No registration required. Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM.
Creative Café “with” Hervé
Ages 3+ w/guardians. Celebrate art as play! This workshop is interactive, and involves
music, games, rhythm, and team work.  Wear a smock – this could get messy.
No registration required. Mondays @ 3:45 PM.
Build It, Grow It, Stack it,  Show It! Ages 5+. Think up, down, & all around w/guided stacking challenges! A great STEM intro.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Signup begins January 23rd. Call 860-584-7787 ext. 2021.
Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM.
I Can Cook! Ages 6+.  Encourage young chefs to make their own meals in these cooking demonstrations with practical ingredients—every one gets a taste!
No registration required. Mondays @ 6:00 PM.
2nd Chance Crafts Ages 6+.  Spark the imagination with yesterdays recyclables! Donations welcome.
No registration required. Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM.
Minecraft Club Ages 9—12. Join forces with other Minecrafters to avoid the mobs and complete a mission!
Session One: February 7th—March 7th. Session Two: March 14th—April 11th
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Signup begins January 23rd.  Call 860-584-7787 ext. 2021.
Tuesdays @ 5:30 PM.



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Suggested Reading

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

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.