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Library Events for Kids and Teens in Fairfield Week of September 2

September 2, 2013   |    

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Library Events for Kids in Fairfield Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield today, September 2, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Fairfield's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening September 2. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Fairfield, check out our complete calendar of events

CHESS CLUB: Grades K-12 - Westport Library
September 04, 2013 - Westport

Kids in grades K-12, are welcome to play chess. All levels welcome. Know the names of the pieces, the direction in which they move, and how to set up the board.

The Guitar Guy - Wilton Library
September 06, 2013 - Wilton

Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Registration recommended; no fee.

MINECRAFT DAY - Westport Library
September 07, 2013 - Westport

Celebrate the launch of the brand new Fairfield County Minecraft Server and play with other students from neighboring libraries. Bring your own laptop. For grades 3-8.

Music: Professor Louie & The Crowmatix. - Westport Library
September 08, 2013 - Westport

Enjoy an afternoon with this grammy-nominated Woodstock NY based Americana/Roots music group. The five-member group performs a blend of Blues, Rock, R&B, gospel and folk.

Tots to Teens Book Sale - Wilton Library
Through September 08, 2013 - Wilton

Wilton Library's Tots to Teens Book Sale Fundraiser features books for children of all ages - from board books and picture books to young adult novels, including fantasy and science fiction - all gently used or like-new. Also available are books on tape and CD, DVDs, and music CDs. All items are bargain priced; on Sunday items are half price. Proceeds benefit the library.

WATCHING WESTPORT: 50 Years of Art by Gabrielle A. Dearborn - Westport Library
Through September 25, 2013 - Westport

A selection of paintings and drawings will be on exhibit by the late Scottish-born artist who lived on Wright St. in Westport for five decades and painted everything she saw in town, at the beach, and in her own back yard. Through September 25.

Poetry in Motion—Where I Stand - Wilton Library
Through October 20, 2013 - Wilton

Poetry in Motion is Wilton Library's annual program for teens in grades 7 – 12. This year's theme is Where I Stand. This can be interpreted figuratively or literally. Students are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long). Approximately 35 poems will be selected by a student board for a two-performance event in March 2014 at the library. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances. Poems can be performed by the student poet or by someone else. Submit poems as a Word document to by October 20, 2013. Call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950, ext. 243 for information.

CANARY IN THE COAL MINE: The Plight of the Polar Bear & Planet Earth - Westport Library
Through December 01, 2013 - Westport

This exhibit offers a glimpse at climate change and what energy might look like in the next 150 years. August 16-December 1, 2013.

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