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Join the Summer Reading Program!

All Day 6/17 - 8/10
Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Children, All Ages
Event Details:

Join the 2024 Summer Reading Program: So Much Happens Here! Readers of all ages can sign up and log your books online to win prizes. If you did the Summer Reading Program last year...

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children, All Ages
Event Details:

Join the 2024 Summer Reading Program: So Much Happens Here! Readers of all ages can sign up and log your books online to win prizes.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Playgroup (Ages Birth to Crawling w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Bring your baby to our drop-in playgroup which immediately follows our Born to Read program. Stay for bubbles, conversation with other caregivers, and social tummy time.

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Bring your baby to our drop-in playgroup which immediately follows our Born to Read program. Stay for bubbles, conversation with other caregivers, and social tummy time.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Jeepers Creepers (Gr. PreK-6 w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Technology, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with some "creepy-looking" creatures. You will encounter a variety of reptiles, insects and more! Hopefully, by the end, they won't be so "creepy" anymore...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with some "creepy-looking" creatures. You will encounter a variety of reptiles, insects and more! Hopefully, by the end, they won't be so "creepy" anymore! 

Please sign up for only ONE session.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Jeepers Creepers (Gr. PreK-6 w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Technology, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with some "creepy-looking" creatures. You will encounter a variety of reptiles, insects and more! Hopefully, by the end, they won't be so "creepy" anymore...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with some "creepy-looking" creatures. You will encounter a variety of reptiles, insects and more! Hopefully, by the end, they won't be so "creepy" anymore! 

Please sign up for only ONE session.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Storytime (Ages 1-6 w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for a few songs, a read aloud, then explore and play with one of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) concepts of the week! This week we'l...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Event Details:

Join us for a few songs, a read aloud, then explore and play with one of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) concepts of the week! This week we'll be painting with colorful ice! 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Buildwave (Gr. 1-6, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Technology
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for Buildwave! During the program participants build with waves of diverse materials like Lego®, Plus-Plus®, and more. Each building wave is enhanced by a dynamic audiovisu...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Required
Event Details:

Join us for Buildwave! During the program participants build with waves of diverse materials like Lego®, Plus-Plus®, and more. Each building wave is enhanced by a dynamic audiovisual experience unlike any other.
 

This event is in the "Children" group.

StoryTown: Police Department (Ages 1-6 years w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Storytime, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Due to the construction on the Town Hall parking lot, we have decided to postpone this event. Thank you for your understanding. Join Ms. Stephanie for this special storytime ser...

Cancelled
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Special Event
Event Details:

Due to the construction on the Town Hall parking lot, we have decided to postpone this event. Thank you for your understanding.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Bee Study (Gr. K-6, Sign Up Online)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Discover how bees communicate, see, and live. Explore an abandoned paper wasp hive and look at the “combs”. Taste different types of honey, and finally make a bee watering station....

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Required
Event Details:

Discover how bees communicate, see, and live. Explore an abandoned paper wasp hive and look at the “combs”. Taste different types of honey, and finally make a bee watering station. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Music with Kaite (Ages 1-4 years w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join Ms. Kaite for a fun-filled music and movement program. Come sing songs, make music, and move to the beat!

Full
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music & Dance
Required
Event Details:

Join Ms. Kaite for a fun-filled music and movement program. Come sing songs, make music, and move to the beat!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hike with the Library: Wagner Woods

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Children
Event Details:

Hit the trail with the Library! Join us on different hikes around Simsbury throughout the summer. All participants who are able to walk independently are welcome. Please bring wate...

Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Event Details:

Hit the trail with the Library! Join us on different hikes around Simsbury throughout the summer. All participants who are able to walk independently are welcome. Please bring water and bug repellent. Hiking footwear recommend.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Cookies & Cards for Ms. Mika (All Ages, Drop In)

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Discovery Center at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children, All Ages
Event Details:

We are sad to share that Ms. Mika will be leaving the library. Drop into the Discovery Center (in the Children's Room) for cookies and to say goodbye. We will have supplies for car...

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

We are sad to share that Ms. Mika will be leaving the library. Drop into the Discovery Center (in the Children's Room) for cookies and to say goodbye.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Meet the Animals: Slithery Friends (Gr. K-6, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us to meet, touch, and learn about live animals. This week's critters include a corn snake, ball python, milk snake, sand boa, and hognose snake.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Join us to meet, touch, and learn about live animals. This week's critters include a corn snake, ball python, milk snake, sand boa, and hognose snake.

This event is in the "Children" group.

OUTDOOR Courtyard Play: Bubbles (Ages 1- 6 years w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Lower Level Courtyard at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for hands-on outdoor play in the lower level courtyard outside the Children's Room. Drop in.

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Lower Level Courtyard
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us for hands-on outdoor play in the lower level courtyard outside the Children's Room. Drop in.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Paris Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Adults, Teens, Children
Event Details:

Join us for an Olympic opening ceremony viewing party! Experience the excitement as athletes parade in; drop in to enjoy snacks, drinks, and a fun afternoon for all! No registratio...

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Join us for an Olympic opening ceremony viewing party! Experience the excitement as athletes parade in; drop in to enjoy snacks, drinks, and a fun afternoon for all! No registration required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

PICKUP: Summer Magnet Craft (All Ages)

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 9:30am - 1:30pm
Children's Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Stop by the Children's Room to pick up a craft. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Event
Event Details:

Stop by the Children's Room to pick up a craft. First come, first served, while supplies last. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Born to Read (Ages Birth to Crawling w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

We welcome newborns and infants for our interactive program of rhymes, songs, lap bounces, and books for babies. For babies who are not yet walking and their caregivers.

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

We welcome newborns and infants for our interactive program of rhymes, songs, lap bounces, and books for babies. For babies who are not yet walking and their caregivers.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Playgroup (Ages Birth to Crawling w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Bring your baby to our drop-in playgroup which immediately follows our Born to Read program. Stay for bubbles, conversation with other caregivers, and social tummy time.

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Bring your baby to our drop-in playgroup which immediately follows our Born to Read program. Stay for bubbles, conversation with other caregivers, and social tummy time.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Pokémon Card Swap (Gr. K-6 w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Discovery Center at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Fandoms
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for a Pokémon card swap and share your love of the game with other kids in our community. Children should bring their own cards to trade with or to show off to other childr...

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Fandoms
Event Details:

Join us for a Pokémon card swap and share your love of the game with other kids in our community. Children should bring their own cards to trade with or to show off to other children.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Storytime (Ages 1-6 w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for a few songs, a read aloud, then explore and play with one of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) concepts of the week! This week we'l...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Event Details:

Join us for a few songs, a read aloud, then explore and play with one of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) concepts of the week! This week we'll be building with edible materials (dry spaghetti, twizzlers, mars

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

VIRTUAL - Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (Gr. 5-8)

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Author
Age Group:
Teens, Children
Event Details:

Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His ...

Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Author
Event Details:

Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Buildwave (Gr. 1-6, Sign Up Online)

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Technology
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for Buildwave! During the program participants build with waves of diverse materials like Lego®, Plus-Plus®, and more. Each building wave is enhanced by a dynamic audiovisu...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Required
Event Details:

Join us for Buildwave! During the program participants build with waves of diverse materials like Lego®, Plus-Plus®, and more. Each building wave is enhanced by a dynamic audiovisual experience unlike any other.
 

This event is in the "Children" group.

StoryTown: Fire Department (Ages 1-6 years w/Caregiver, Drop In)

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Storytime, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join Ms. Stephanie for this special storytime series. Each program will take place at a different location in Simsbury. This week, meet us at the Simsbury Fire Department on Hopmea...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Special Event
Event Details:

Join Ms. Stephanie for this special storytime series. Each program will take place at a different location in Simsbury. This week, meet us at the Simsbury Fire Department on Hopmeadow Street near Town Hall.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Bring the Hoopla (Gr. K-6, Sign Up Online)

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for this unique, high-energy hoop program. Kids will participate in a variety of age-appropriate hoop games and learn hoop tricks and techniques.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Event
Required
Event Details:

Join us for this unique, high-energy hoop program. Kids will participate in a variety of age-appropriate hoop games and learn hoop tricks and techniques.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Music with Kaite (Ages 1-4 years w/Caregiver, Sign Up Online)

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Friends of the Library Program Room at Simsbury Public Library
Program Type:
Music & Dance
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join Ms. Kaite for a fun-filled music and movement program. Come sing songs, make music, and move to the beat!

Open
Required
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music & Dance
Required
Event Details:

Join Ms. Kaite for a fun-filled music and movement program. Come sing songs, make music, and move to the beat!