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Toddler Time (Ages 25 months up to 4 years w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Get ready for rhymes, shakers, and songs designed for curious toddlers. Focus will be on a familiar structure to each meeting, so little ones can listen, follow directions, and hav

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get ready for rhymes, shakers, and songs designed for curious toddlers. Focus will be on a familiar structure to each meeting, so little ones can listen, follow directions, and have lots of fun! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The 11:00 AM Writing Group

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Weatogue Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Poetry & Writing
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A group for people who are interested in writing. Discussions concerning character, plot, dialogue, etc. In class writing. Please bring a paper notebook, pen or pencil to the meeti

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Weatogue Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry & Writing
Registration Required
Event Details:
A group for people who are interested in writing. Discussions concerning character, plot, dialogue, etc. In class writing. Please bring a paper notebook, pen or pencil to the meeting. For questions, please contact Lisa Zuckerman at library_12_5@...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Maker-in-Residence Ava: Cricut Make Your Own Shirt Class

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Innovators' Workshop at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Join one of our new Makers-in-Residence, Ava Rodrigues, for a Cricut Make Your Own Shirt class! Please supply your own shirt for this class - all other materials will be provided.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Innovators' Workshop
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join one of our new Makers-in-Residence, Ava Rodrigues, for a Cricut Make Your Own Shirt class! Please supply your own shirt for this class - all other materials will be provided. Learn to design and press your own shirt.  Best for Cricut use...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Outdoor Tween Club (Gr. 5-6, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Library Lawn at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Fandoms
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join Mary and Mika for Tween Club where this month we'll gather on the Library Lawn (weather permitting) around the fire pit to make s'mores, tell scary stories, and play

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fandoms
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Mary and Mika for Tween Club where this month we'll gather on the Library Lawn (weather permitting) around the fire pit to make s'mores, tell scary stories, and play lawn games.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gardeners of Simsbury: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station & Invasive Plant Species

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tariffville Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This talk gives a broad, balanced overview of the invasive plant issue. Starting with definitions, we will go on to legislative updates. We will then go into the origins, identifyi

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Tariffville Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Registration Required
Event Details:
This talk gives a broad, balanced overview of the invasive plant issue. Starting with definitions, we will go on to legislative updates. We will then go into the origins, identifying characteristics and life cycles of some species commonly encountere...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Veterans Outreach Assistance

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 2:00pm
Barnes Conference Room at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Office hours by appointment to assist veteran's with filling out any required paperwork and answer questions you may have concerning your military service. Please call Bill Mu

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Barnes Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Office hours by appointment to assist veteran's with filling out any required paperwork and answer questions you may have concerning your military service. Please call Bill Muhl, Veteran's Service Officer with CT Department of Veteran's Affairs,...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Music and Movement (Ages Birth-6 years w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Sing, dance, and experience the parachute in this fun early childhood music program.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music & Dance, Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sing, dance, and experience the parachute in this fun early childhood music program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Weatogue Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Language Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Took Spanish in high school and want to refresh your language skills? Our lively group meets weekly to speak Spanish and discuss various language customs. New members are always we

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Weatogue Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Groups
Event Details:
Took Spanish in high school and want to refresh your language skills? Our lively group meets weekly to speak Spanish and discuss various language customs. New members are always welcome. Please contact Brynn Brown 860-301-9977 for further information...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Game Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Space at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Game on at the library! Every week, we'll try out a different game. We run the gamut from video games like Mario Kart to board games like Exploding Kittens. For grades 7-12. 

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Game on at the library! Every week, we'll try out a different game. We run the gamut from video games like Mario Kart to board games like Exploding Kittens. For grades 7-12.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

LEGO Club (Gr. K-6, Sign Up Online)

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us at the library to build with LEGOs.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us at the library to build with LEGOs. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Personal Genetics: Gene Editing & the Environment

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tariffville Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Lectures, Science & Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Genetic tools offer solutions to significant environmental challenges. However, many people wonder about the unintended consequences that can arise from altering our ecosystem. Thi

Cancelled
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Tariffville Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Genetic tools offer solutions to significant environmental challenges. However, many people wonder about the unintended consequences that can arise from altering our ecosystem. This program will focus on three real, experimental uses of gene editing ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Business" group.

VIRTUAL - Job and Career Series: Career Planning Again? Self-Discovery in Midlife

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Business & Career
Age Group:
Adults, Business
Event Details:

Join us this Spring for a series focusing on building skills and sharing resources for your job and career needs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average person w

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Business
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us this Spring for a series focusing on building skills and sharing resources for your job and career needs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average person will change careers 5-7 times during their lifetime. Presented by Annet...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Small Steps (Ages Walking to 24 months w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for a program of lap bounces, songs with movement, and books designed for older babies who have begun walking up to 24 months. 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a program of lap bounces, songs with movement, and books designed for older babies who have begun walking up to 24 months.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Smart Driver Course

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tariffville Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drivers age 50+ will learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving envir

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Tariffville Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Drivers age 50+ will learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. Cost is $20 for members or $25 for non-members paid to AARP...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Yoga for Kids (PreK- Gr. 2 w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us with a joyful heart and in comfortable clothes to engage with your child through breathing exercises, child-focused yoga movement, and fun relaxation. Feel free to bring yo

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us with a joyful heart and in comfortable clothes to engage with your child through breathing exercises, child-focused yoga movement, and fun relaxation. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Math Lab (Gr. 5-6, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Weatogue Room at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Need help with math? Bring your math homework or a concept you need help with and two Simsbury High School students will tutor you. 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Weatogue Room
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Event Details:
Need help with math? Bring your math homework or a concept you need help with and two Simsbury High School students will tutor you.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Space at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Join the Teen Advisory Board! We test out programming ideas, take care of some of the community garden beds, and help out around the library. Have your voice heard about what you'd

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Join the Teen Advisory Board! We test out programming ideas, take care of some of the community garden beds, and help out around the library. Have your voice heard about what you'd like to see at the library. This month we're going to test out design...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lifestyle Medicine: Heart Health

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tariffville Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Lectures
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Lifestyle Medicine focuses on preventive healthcare and self-care in dealing with prevention and treatment for many common medical conditions. In this Third and final session,

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Tariffville Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
Lifestyle Medicine focuses on preventive healthcare and self-care in dealing with prevention and treatment for many common medical conditions. In this Third and final session, presenter Kathleen Olchowski will cover: -What is Heart Disease -...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Club

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:30pm
Weatogue Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Language Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Friday English Conversation Club provides a welcoming atmosphere for English as a second-language speakers to participate in lively back-and-forth conversation. Meet and get to

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Weatogue Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Groups
Event Details:
The Friday English Conversation Club provides a welcoming atmosphere for English as a second-language speakers to participate in lively back-and-forth conversation. Meet and get to know others who are also adjusting to life in the U.S. We will share ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Maker-in-Residence Ayla: Laser-Engraver Drop-In Instruction

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 11:00am - 3:00pm
Innovators' Workshop at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in to the Innovators' Workshop to get an overview of our Laser-Engraver with Ayla (eye-lah) Duve, one of our new Makers-in-Residence! Ayla will give demonstrations using th

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Innovators' Workshop
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Event Details:
Drop-in to the Innovators' Workshop to get an overview of our Laser-Engraver with Ayla (eye-lah) Duve, one of our new Makers-in-Residence! Ayla will give demonstrations using the laser-engraver. She will demonstrate how a design is created in the ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Simsbury Somewhat Silent Book Club

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Join us at The Coffee Spot for the Teen Simsbury Somewhat Silent Book Club! What is a Somewhat Silent Bookclub you ask? Everyone will bring a book they are currently reading. One r

Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Groups
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us at The Coffee Spot for the Teen Simsbury Somewhat Silent Book Club! What is a Somewhat Silent Bookclub you ask? Everyone will bring a book they are currently reading. One room in The Coffee Spot will be the Silent Room where people who want t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Volunteer Expo

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Are you interested in volunteering around our community or know someone one that is? The Simsbury Public Library will be hosting a Volunteer Expo on Saturday, April 27th from 10AM

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Are you interested in volunteering around our community or know someone one that is? The Simsbury Public Library will be hosting a Volunteer Expo on Saturday, April 27th from 10AM - 12PM. Learn about what opportunities exist in our area to volunteer ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Music in the Afternoon: Sofia Talvik

Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Sofia Talvik is a rare artist and an avid storyteller with a voice comparable to giants like Joni Mitchell, or as the Folk/Americana Magazine NoDepression said it ”A singer/songwri

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music & Dance
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sofia Talvik is a rare artist and an avid storyteller with a voice comparable to giants like Joni Mitchell, or as the Folk/Americana Magazine NoDepression said it ”A singer/songwriter who is able to evoke the essence of Laurel Canyon circa the ‘60s a...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Maker-in-Residence Ayla: Laser-Engraver Drop-In Instruction

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 1:30pm
Innovators' Workshop at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in to the Innovators' Workshop to get an overview of our Laser-Engraver with Ayla (eye-lah) Duve, one of our new Makers-in-Residence! Ayla will give demonstrations using th

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Innovators' Workshop
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Innovators' Workshop
Event Details:
Drop-in to the Innovators' Workshop to get an overview of our Laser-Engraver with Ayla (eye-lah) Duve, one of our new Makers-in-Residence! Ayla will give demonstrations using the laser-engraver. She will demonstrate how a design is created in the ...