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School-Aged Children

Virtual Programs for School-Aged Children

These educational and fun virtual programs are designed for children who are in Kindergarten through 6th grade. They help promote creativity, improve social skills, and provide academic support in a safe, welcoming digital environment. Check out our events calendar for a complete list of events.

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Below is a list of ongoing virtual programs:

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Comics Club (Grades 3-5)

A monthly virtual graphic novel book club with games and activities.
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Family Trivia Night (All Ages)

Looking for something that you can do as a whole family? Team up for this virtual trivia challenge! Trivia questions will cover a variety of topics and will be appropriate for children of all ages.

Take + Make Kits for Children (Ages vary each week)

Each week we will have craft or science kits available to take home. Sign up using our events calendar to reserve your supplies.

At-home Activities for Kids

Need some craft ideas? Want to learn how to make pizza dough? Love science? Check out some fun and educational how-to videos made by our children’s librarians!

Reading Recommendations

Nutmeg Book Awards

The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children and teens in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of ten nominated titles. Jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL), the Nutmeg Committee is comprised of children’s librarians and school library media specialists.

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MatchBook

Matchbook: Are you looking for something new to read, but don’t know what book to request? Need some books on a specific topic for a school assignment? We can help! Tell us what you need or enjoy reading and we’ll make recommendations. Our Librarians will pick out some items for you and contact you about what they’ve selected.

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