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

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

10:00am - 10:30am
Arts & Crafts
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration 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)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Science & Technology
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration 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)

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime, Special Event
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)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Gardening & Nature
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Registration 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music & Dance
Registration 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

10:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration 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.
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)

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Gardening & Nature, Special Event
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Special Event
Registration 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.
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

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Special Event
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)

9:30am - 1:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Special Event
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.
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.
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.
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)

10:00am - 10:30am
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration 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.
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)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Science & Technology
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration 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.
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)

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Health & Wellness, Special Event
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Event
Registration 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music & Dance
Registration 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 "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Simsbury Public Library
Room: Friends of the Library Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Gardening & Nature, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us to meet, touch, and learn about live animals. This week meet a striped knee tarantula, pink toe tarantula, jumping spider, sugar gliders, opossum, axolotl, and a frog.

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

PICKUP: Color Your Own Fuzzy Bookmark (All Ages)

9:30am - 1:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Special Event
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.