Absolute beginner chess players in grades 1 to 12 and their adult family members, join Chessin1day.com rated* chess instructors to learn everything you need to know to get started. The teen instructors will introduce the rules of the game and help you think strategically. This program is ideal for youth and their adult family members who are brand-new to chess.
* Laurel Aronian, CT State 2022 Girls Champion
*Jack and Laurel Aronian, NY State 2021 Mixed Doubles Champions
Accessibility and Accommodations
We strive to facilitate access to information and Library services for all patrons. If you have questions about accessibility or a request for accommodation, please phone 203-594-5002, email the librarian in charge of this program (see contact info above), or email [email protected] with as much lead time as possible.
Child and Caregiver Participation Guidelines
This program is designed for children and their caregivers to participate together. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child throughout this program. Please avoid side conversations or cell phone use for the duration of the program. Drop offs will not be permitted.
Youth Participation Guidelines
If your child is under 12 years old, an adult caregiver must remain in the Children’s Room for the duration of the program. If your child finishes a program early, or if a child becomes ill, distressed, or behaves in a manner that interferes with other participants’ enjoyment of the program, they may be released into the Children’s Room before the program’s end time. Please ensure that your child knows exactly where to find you at all times.