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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

Open Book with Tree-copyright blueringmedia/Fotolia.comStoryWalk

Who: Families with children who enjoy a good story
When: Friday, June 23, 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Place: Library's Front Lawn

Walk from the library to Riverfront Park gathering pieces of a story. At each stop along the way, readers will share several pages of a book so that walkers hear a complete story by the end. Small groups will leave every 10 minutes from under the Copper Beech tree on the front lawn. Weather permitting. No registration needed.

 

Mother and Child Reading Outdoors-copyright lanych/Fotolia.comChild with Umbrella-copyright BlueOrange Studio/Fotolia.comRain-or-Shine Storytime

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Thursdays, June 22-August 10, 2017
Time: 10:30-11am
Place: Children's Courtyard

A drop-in storytime will be held in the Children’s Department courtyard if the weather allows, indoors if it doesn’t. Bring a blanket to use outside. No registration needed.

 

 

Teddy Bear Reading-copyright Fotos 593/Fotolia.comBedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 2-6
When: Mondays, June 26-August 14, 2017
Time: 6:30-7pm
Place: Children's Story Room

Put on your PJs, grab your teddy bear and settle down for a half-hour of stories. No registration needed.

 

Building Bricks-copyright Nenov Brothers/Fotolia.comBooks & Bricks

Who: Children entering grades 1-6
When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 10-11:15am
Place: Friends Room

Listen to a story and design your own creation based on the selected theme. Plenty of LEGO® building bricks will be provided. Choose two dates; sign up for other dates the Wednesday before if space is available. Registration begins June 13 for residents; June 16 nonresidents.

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

 

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