Tie Dye a T: Bringing Color to Life – K thru 4th Grade (Outside)

Saturday, July 20

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for another year of tie dying on our library green! The library will provide all the necessary dyes, rubber bands and bags. All you need to bring is something that you want to spruce up for your summer filled with the sun, moon and stars.

Registration for this program is required. To do so please call 203. 488. 1441. ext 323 or click here.

Science Lab: Hands-one with an Egg Drop – K thru 4th Grade (Lucy Hammer Room)

Monday, July 22

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Let’s head straight to space with a series of programs that have to do with liquids, rockets, gravity and more! For the next five weeks we will be meeting every Monday to address a new concept. The hour will include a book based around the topic and a hands-on activity. So, let’s get ready to explore in 3, 2, 1….

Registration for this program is required. To do so, click here or please call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321

Full Moon Wildlife: Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center – K thru 4th Grade (Reading Room)

Tuesday, July 23

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The phases of the moon can affect all animals, especially nocturnal creatures and how they interact. From coyotes to birds, we will learn about these nighttime critters and how the moon can cause changes of behavior! I wonder if the same goes for humans? Join the Denison Pequtsepos Nature Center as we talk and share live animals that only like to come out at night but also ebb and flow with the moon.

Registration for this program is required. To do so click here or call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321.

This program was made possible by the Allan Louis Loeb Fondation

Tween Advisory Council – 5th thru 8th Grade (Conference Room)

Tuesday, July 23

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Living through a renovation means we are going to have a whole new area with a lot more space and we want YOUR help to make it inviting with materials, activities, furniture and programs that speak to YOU! If you are in middle school and interested in sharing your thoughts, racking up community service hours and making new friends than this club is for you.

Snacks have been generously donated by Feed Branford Kids (FBK) & Beach Donut Shop of Branford–we thank you for filling bellies and for your support!

Registration is  currently closed, please email teens@blackstonelibrary.org to add your name to the waiting list–we’ll let you know when a spot opens up!

Art with the Night Sky: Highlighting Vincent Van Gogh – K thru 4th Grade (Lucy Hammer Room)

Friday, July 26

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Many famous artists have been inspired by the night sky and thoughts of discovering what is out there! The next few Fridays we will be meeting to learn about different artists, review their interpretation of the sky and then recreate their famous pieces with similar techniques. Previous knowledge of the particular artist we are featuring or experience with certain mediums is not required, we just want to promote creativity and appreciation.

Registration for this program is required. To do so, please click here or call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321.

Tween Advisory Council – 5th thru 8th Grade (Conference Room)

Tuesday, July 30

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Living through a renovation means we are going to have a whole new area with a lot more space and we want YOUR help to make it inviting with materials, activities, furniture and programs that speak to YOU! If you are in middle school and interested in sharing your thoughts, racking up community service hours and making new friends than this club is for you.

Snacks have been generously donated by Feed Branford Kids (FBK) & Beach Donut Shop of Branford–we thank you for filling bellies and for your support!

Registration is  currently closed, please email teens@blackstonelibrary.org to add your name to the waiting list–we’ll let you know when a spot opens up!

Tween Advisory Council – 5th thru 8th Grade (Conference Room)

Tuesday, August 6

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Living through a renovation means we are going to have a whole new area with a lot more space and we want YOUR help to make it inviting with materials, activities, furniture and programs that speak to YOU! If you are in middle school and interested in sharing your thoughts, racking up community service hours and making new friends than this club is for you.

Snacks have been generously donated by Feed Branford Kids (FBK) & Beach Donut Shop of Branford–we thank you for filling bellies and for your support!

Registration is  currently closed, please email teens@blackstonelibrary.org to add your name to the waiting list–we’ll let you know when a spot opens up!

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, August 8

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We have started a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up or call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321 today.

Art with the Night Sky: Highlighting Henri Matisse – K thru 4th Grade (Lucy Hammer Room)

Friday, August 9

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Many famous artists have been inspired by the night sky and thoughts of discovering what is out there! The next few Fridays we will be meeting to learn about different artists, review their interpretation of the sky and then recreate their famous pieces with similar techniques. Previous knowledge of the particular artist we are featuring or experience with certain mediums is not required, we just want to promote creativity and appreciation.

Registration for this program is required. To do so, please click here or call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321.

Tween Advisory Council – 5th thru 8th Grade (Conference Room)

Tuesday, August 13

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Living through a renovation means we are going to have a whole new area with a lot more space and we want YOUR help to make it inviting with materials, activities, furniture and programs that speak to YOU! If you are in middle school and interested in sharing your thoughts, racking up community service hours and making new friends than this club is for you.

Snacks have been generously donated by Feed Branford Kids (FBK) & Beach Donut Shop of Branford–we thank you for filling bellies and for your support!

Registration is  currently closed, please email teens@blackstonelibrary.org to add your name to the waiting list–we’ll let you know when a spot opens up!

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