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Exhibit MAKERS for Grades 5-8

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Our MakerLab exhibit is changing from animals to space!  At this workshop, we will use MakerLab tools to create a space-related exhibit.  This workshop will combine resea...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Spelljammer: Dungeons and Dragons Camp for ages 12-18

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Home of the stars and gateway to the heavens, the Astral Plane teems with excitement and possibility. With the help of magic, spelljammers can cross the oceans of Wildspace, ply th...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Knit & Crochet Meetup on the Green

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Merrill Event Lawn at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens, Adults, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Bring your knit or crochet project and come hang out with other knitters and crocheters on the Library green.  Bring a blanket or chair.  Limited seating will be availabl...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Exhibit MAKERS for Grades 5-8

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Our MakerLab exhibit is changing from animals to space!  At this workshop, we will use MakerLab tools to create a space-related exhibit.  This workshop will combine resea...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens, Adults
Event Details:

The Next Chapter Book Club is a social, community-based book club for older teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who enjoy reading or listening to stor...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Spelljammer: Dungeons and Dragons Camp for ages 12-18

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Home of the stars and gateway to the heavens, the Astral Plane teems with excitement and possibility. With the help of magic, spelljammers can cross the oceans of Wildspace, ply th...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

STEAM LAB for Ages 10-16

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

In keeping with our summer reading theme, we're blasting off into space!  This week we will focus on planets!  Welcome to STEAM Lab!  Each week will feature three...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Spelljammer: Dungeons and Dragons Camp for ages 12-18

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Home of the stars and gateway to the heavens, the Astral Plane teems with excitement and possibility. With the help of magic, spelljammers can cross the oceans of Wildspace, ply th...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Cardboard Regatta Boat Race at Kiwanis Park

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Join New Canaan Library, Camp Y-Ki and Town of New Canaan Recreation Summer Camp as we race cardboard boats to see who can make it across Kiwanis pond! Prizes will be awarded ...

Open
Required
Offsite Event
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Spelljammer: Dungeons and Dragons Camp for ages 12-18

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Community Room at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Home of the stars and gateway to the heavens, the Astral Plane teems with excitement and possibility. With the help of magic, spelljammers can cross the oceans of Wildspace, ply th...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Spelljammer: Dungeons and Dragons Camp for ages 12-18

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Home of the stars and gateway to the heavens, the Astral Plane teems with excitement and possibility. With the help of magic, spelljammers can cross the oceans of Wildspace, ply th...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Colored Pencil Lesson for Grades 6-8: Forest Animals

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Do you love to draw? Join a few New Canaan High School juniors for a fun-filled, hour-long colored pencil drawing class on Saturday afternoon! We will draw animals commonly found i...

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Intro to Web Development for Grades 4-7

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Code Ninjas joins us for an introduction to web development.  We'll learn about HTML and CSS and work to build our own websites using these front-end coding languages.  T...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

3D Design + Print Project: LEGO Bricks for Grades 4-7

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Join volunteer Anthony and librarian Laura for an introduction class to Tinkercad and the 3D printer. We will learn the tools in Tinkercad designing a LEGO brick which we will then...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Intro to Web Development for Grades 4-7

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Code Ninjas joins us for an introduction to web development.  We'll learn about HTML and CSS and work to build our own websites using these front-end coding languages.  T...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

3D Printed Constellation Projector for Grades 4-7

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Age Group:
Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Join high school volunteer Michael and librarian Laura to learn about constellations and designing for 3d printing.  We'll start with a brief presentation and discussion of co...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

STEAM LAB for Ages 10-16

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

In keeping with our summer reading theme, we're blasting off into space!  This week we will be attending SPACE CAMP!  We'll bring out the classic camp craft supplies to m...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Sky and Flowers: Painting Class for Teens (12-18)

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Making & Crafting
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Come learn to paint flowers and leaves in this peaceful summer scene. All skill levels are welcome. Please pre-register.

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Bollywood Dance at the Library

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 10:45am - 11:30am
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Music & Performances
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Get ready for a thrilling and high-energy Bollywood workout dance class! It's your chance to experience an exciting workout set to intense, rhythmic beats while bonding as a family...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Engineering Challenge for Grades 4-6

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Calling all engineers, tinkerers, and problem-solvers!  Join us in the MakerLab for a STEM challenge where you will use critical thinking, teamwork, and experimentation to tak...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Knit & Crochet Meetup on the Green

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Merrill Event Lawn at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens, Adults, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Bring your knit or crochet project and come hang out with other knitters and crocheters on the Library green.  Bring a blanket or chair.  Limited seating will be availabl...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens, Adults
Event Details:

The Next Chapter Book Club is a social, community-based book club for older teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who enjoy reading or listening to stor...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons: Last Stand at Dragon's End Twoshot (ages 12 to 18)

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Special Programs & Outreach
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

The years have been good to Dragon’s End, but time does not stand still, and dragons remember. A deadly dragon with an old grudge threatens this small town, and you must prepare it...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

STEAM LAB for Ages 10-16

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

In keeping with our summer reading theme, we're blasting off into space!  This week we will have fun with astronaut theme projects. Welcome to STEAM Lab!  Each week wi...

Open
Required