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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Mon, Tue, Thu 9am-9pm
Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Children

Welcome! We are proud to be a part of your child’s literacy and learning experiences. We offer a variety of materials, programs and services for children from birth through grade 6. We strive to encourage and enhance a life-long love of reading and learning. We hope you’ll spend some time browsing our links and reading about all that we have to offer. Most importantly, we hope you will visit us often.

Upcoming Events

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Who: Children and their adults
When: Fridays through April 27, 2018
Time: 10:30am-12noon
Place: Children's Story Room

Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. Adults must stay and participate with their children. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

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Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: April 21, 2018
Time: 10-10:30am
Place: Children's Story Room

Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

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Who: Children ages 3-5
When: Tuesdays through May 8, 2018
Time: 1:30-2pm
Place: Children's Story Room

This 30-minute drop-in program is offered for children ages 3-5 who are not able to attend the registered session in the morning. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, flannel board activities and songs that develop pre-reading skills. Children should be comfortable attending without an adult. No registration required.

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Bedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Tuesdays through May 8, 2018
Time: 6:30-7pm
Place: Children's Story Room

Join Miss Meg for cozy stories, rhymes and songs in the early evening. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. No registration is needed. Themes: • March 27 ~ Bunnies • April 3 ~ Rain • April 17 ~ Butterflies • April 24 ~ Wind • May 1 ~ Ducks • May 8 ~ Flowers and Gardens.

 

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

 

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