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July 2020

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era's most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Watercolors Class on Zoom »

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 13, 2020

Ms. Sue will lead a small group Watercolors Class on Zoom, at 2 p.m. on June 29, July 6 and July 13.  All art supplies will be provided in a "take and make" package once you sign up for the class.  You'll only need to stop by our curbside delivery one time to get everything you need! (You will need access to Zoom and you'll also need a hair dryer.) Please still register to show your interest in a second…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for at least 5 of the 6 sessions. Registration is limited to 12 participants.   You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If…

Virtual Escape Room: Stranger Things »

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Join Mr. Evan on an online escape room quest! This workshop brings all of the thrills, teamwork, and brainpower of a timed in-person escape room to the virtual world with the awesome theme of Stranger Things.  Join us and help guide your team to success!   Grades 4 and up.  Registration is very limited.

Invasive Plants »

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you wondering if you have invasive plants on your property? Join Master Gardener Michelle Winkler for an online workshop on July 9 at 7 p.m. Learn about what makes a plant an invasive, why invasives are harmful to our local flora and fauna, how to identify an invasive, and how to remove them without spreading the problem elsewhere. A few native alternatives to invasive plants will also be covered. Michelle Winkler is the Litchfield County Master Gardener Coordinator and an Advanced Master…

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Watercolors Class on Zoom »

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 13, 2020

Ms. Sue will lead a small group Watercolors Class on Zoom, at 2 p.m. on June 29, July 6 and July 13.  All art supplies will be provided in a "take and make" package once you sign up for the class.  You'll only need to stop by our curbside delivery one time to get everything you need! (You will need access to Zoom and you'll also need a hair dryer.) Please still register to show your interest in a second…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

Trivia Night »

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Compete against your friends to answer questions and win prizes.   Grades 4 and up.  Registration required.

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

Paint Night: Lettering Art & Tie Dye Watercolor »

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

In this workshop, teens and tweens will combine sketching, drawing, and watercolor painting. We’ll start by learning the basics of hand lettering - how to turn their own handwriting into art. They’ll each choose a word (their name, a favorite animal or activity, etc) and turn it into beautiful word art with a unique tie-dye watercolor background!   Grades 4 and up.  Registration is required.

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

August 2020

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

Virtual Camp NaNoWriMo »

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

For aspiring writers!  Write a novel or try your hand at short fiction, with virtual and online guidance.  Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!  Write without obsessing over quality.  Registrants must have an email address. Registration is limited to 20 participants.  For tweens and teens entering grades 4 and up.  Mondays at 10:00 on Zoom.  All Registrants will receive an email with zoom information the day before…

Crafternoon on Zoom »

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Join us to hang out and craft at Crafternoon on Tuesday afternoons.  Bring whatever craft or project you are currently working on and chat with other crafters. Need supplies?  We can put together a kit for you to pick up curbside at the library.  Just email Meghan at mglasgow@townofcantonct.org with your requests. Drop-in - No registration needed Grades 4 and up

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

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