Summer Reading Club

Summer 2015 Reading Program

June 15—August 8

For a full list of children's story times, programs and summer reading events, look at our calendar.

Every Hero Has a Story!

Join the Summer Reading Club
—Register in person at the library or online beginning June 15.

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Calling all super readers!

Grades K-6 can register in person or online. Visit the Children's Room Superhero Headquarters to pick up your Hero Activity Book.Inside are fun activities, a reading log to track progress, and a listing of our super programs. Track the minutes you read and each time you reach a reading milestone you earn a prize and raffle ticket to enter in the Grand Prize Raffle. Visit Greenwich Library to pick up your milestone prizes and raffle tickets.

Pre-School Read-To-Me Club: Children who are not yet reading independently may join the Read-To-Me Club. Register in the Children’s Room and receive folders with weekly reading logs /coloring pages. Turn in a coloring page and pick out a small prize from the treasure chest.

Make reading your superpower!

Bam! Pow! Read!Summer Reading Special Events at Greenwich Library include:

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Wee Ones 12-24 months

Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940. No registration needed.

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Monday, July 06, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Storycrafts for 3's, 4's, and 5's

Every hero has a story! Stories, songs and craft program designed for 3,4,5 year olds with a parent/caregiver. Children make their superhero masks to take home. No registration required but space is limited. Please come early and sign in at the Children's Room desk. For information, call 203-622-7940.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
4:00 PM
Children's Constellation Room
Greenwich Library

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Todd Brodeur

World Class Frisbee Show!

Join 2-time World Freestyle Champion Todd Brodeur for this awesome Frisbee show!

Todd will captivate you by demonstrating basic tricks, catches and combinations. He shows a number of many rare and unique Frisbees along with stories and messages he shares. The program also includes a brief science lesson on the aerodynamics of Frisbees and a bit of history about tossing circular objects.
Then it's your turn to learn when Todd teaches you how to do some cool tricks and catches.

This program is for ages 7 and up.

No registration is required but space is limited so please come early.






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Thursday, July 09, 2015
11:00 AM
Meeting Room
Greenwich Library

Sing, Play and Move with Marta

Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Wee Ones 12-24 months

Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940. No registration needed.

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Monday, July 13, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Junior Book Club

Join us for snacks and book discussion. For students entering grades 4-6.

Register and pick up a book at the Children's Room Desk or call 203-622-7940 for information.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
5:00 PM
Meeting Room
Greenwich Library

Sing, Play and Move with Marta

Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Friday, July 17, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Mother Goose Story Time

Join us in the Children's Room for songs and stories during Mother Goose Storytime. A monthly Saturday program for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. No registration, just drop-in and enjoy the fun! For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Wee Ones 12-24 months

Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940. No registration needed.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Sing, Play and Move with Marta

Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Young Hercules

Young Hercules--Presented by Robert Rogers Puppets

What do you do when your dad is the mighty, thunderbolt throwing Zeus, and you, too, have incredible strength far beyond your age? Young Hercules just wants to fit in, and the other kids don't know what to make of him. This story, set in Ancient Greece, is about a little boy who learns what it means to be a leader and a hero.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
11:00 AM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Wee Ones 12-24 months

Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940. No registration needed.

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Monday, July 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Stamford Nature Center

Stamford Nature Center presents Beasts & Books

Meet some animals from your favorite books!

Enjoy stories and get the chance to see and touch some of the wonderful creatures that call the Stamford Nature Center home.

For ages 5 & up





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Saturday, August 01, 2015
11:00 AM
Meeting Room
Greenwich Library

Wee Ones 12-24 months

Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940. No registration needed.

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Monday, August 03, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Storycrafts for 3's, 4's, and 5's

Celebrate community heroes! Stories, songs and craft program designed for 3,4,5 year olds with a parent/caregiver. Children make their own craft to take home. No registration required but space is limited. Please come early and sign in at the Children's Room desk. For information, call 203-622-7940.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
4:00 PM
Children's Constellation Room
Greenwich Library

Stories in the Park at Bruce Park Gazebo

Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Wednesday, August 05, 2015
10:30 AM
Greenwich Library

Junior Book Club

Join us for snacks and book discussion. For students entering grades 4-6.

Register and pick up a book at the Children's Room Desk or call 203-622-7940 for information.

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Thursday, August 06, 2015
5:00 PM
Meeting Room
Greenwich Library

Sing, Play and Move with Marta

Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Friday, August 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Rear Children's Room
Greenwich Library

Flow Circus

Summer Reading Finale: The Real Super Power- Play!

Celebrate the end of our 'Every Hero Has a Story' summer reading program with the magic and juggling of Flow Circus!

Not all superheroes are born with special powers...
Join performer Paul Miller as he learns that super skills like juggling and magic can be mastered by finding resources, setting goals, and practicing. One book starts him on a playful journey that leads to a lifetime of fighting boredom while challenging himself and others to reach new heights.

Raffles and refreshments following the show.

All ages welcome.

No tickets required.


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Saturday, August 08, 2015
11:00 AM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library