The Library is closed due to ongoing flood remediation.
All programs scheduled for this week will be either cancelled or relocated. If you have registered for a class or program this week, you will soon be receiving an email indicating either a change of venue or cancellation notice from the program coordinators.
Please check back soon for more updates. Our digital library is always open.
Learn Chess in One Day: Intergenerational Session
Beginner and intermediate chess players, join Chessin1day.com rated* chess instructors to learn everything you need to know to get started or to sharpen your skills. The teen instructors will introduce the rules of the game and help you think strategically. This is a special intergenerational session, open to everyone from 1st grade through adulthood! Kids will learn on one side of the room, while adults learn on the other. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to register to take this class at the same time as their kids, and adults without children in the class are also welcome to register. Please register each participant, whether child or adult. Please note your level of experience when you register.
* 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.
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.