Poetry in Motion—Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward - Wilton Library
Through October 15, 2012 - Wilton
Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for an event in March 2013. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at x243 for information.
Get Moving Mondays: Free Zumba for Teens and Adults - Norwalk Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Norwalk
Get your groove on and get in shape at the library with free zumba classes. For ages 13 and up.
Dare To Read Book Discussion for Teens - Wilton Library
October 15, 2012 - Wilton
Read one of three eerie books and then come share your thoughts while dining on 'Death by Chocolate' and other creepy treats. Books are: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness; This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required.
ART EDUCATION WORKSHOP - Westport Library
October 16, 2012 - Westport
Children's librarians join with Westport Schools' PTA ArtSmart to show ways to develop art presentations for kids. Register online.
Wilton, My Take - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton
This photographic/journalistic experience has kids in grades 8-12 taking photographic excursions around Wilton Town Center. Students will set out with their notebooks and cameras to capture their thoughts and impressions. Group meets for 1/2 hour to discuss elements of photography and writing.
Lego® Club for Littles - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton
Children in grades K-2 will learn about a theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library's Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come first serve basis. Tickets will be passed out at the Children's reference desk starting at 3:45pm the day of the program.
MAKER SPACE SPECIAL: Nintendo Rehab - Westport Library
October 18, 2012 - Westport
Learn how to reconstruct a Nintendo to working condition. Bring in an original first-generation NES from home, or work on consoles provided in the Maker Space. Register online in advance.
Sebastian Chamber Players - Pequot Library
October 19, 2012 - Southport
Sebastian brings a new exploration of the Classical symphony, with Mozart's clarinet concerto and one of his finest symphonies. These works will be re-discovered in the concert as they will be played on the instruments used in Haydn's and Mozart's orchestras. The ensemble will include pairs of flutes, oboes, bassoons and natural horns plus strings and harpsichord.
IS READ A FOUR-LETTER WORD? Reluctant Readers & Those Who Love Them - Westport Library
October 22, 2012 - Westport
Join a discussion about reluctant readers with author Tommy
Greenwald, publisher Simon Boughton, WPL children's librarian Deborah White, and reformed reluctant reader Jack Greenwald. Register online.
Good Reads, Great Kids - Wilton Library
October 22, 2012 - Wilton
Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents discuss books as a group in this monthly book club. Children bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. In addition to personal selections, the group discusses the book Chocolate Fever by Robert Smith. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made.