Time For Twos
Mar
19
10:30 AM10:30

Time For Twos

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  This program is appropriate for your active two year old!  Space is limited; please register.  For more information, please call or visit the Children's Room, (860) 889-2365, ext. 114.

Tuesdays, March 5 - May 7 (no class April 16).

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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)
Mar
21
10:30 AM10:30

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children's Department.    Caregivers are encouraged to join the fun during craft time at the end of the class!  Space is limited; please register. For more information, call or visit the Children's Room at (860) 889-2365, ext. 114.

Thursdays, March 7 - May 9, 10:30 - 11:15am. (no class April 18)

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Creative Movement (ages 3-5)
Mar
22
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Movement (ages 3-5)

Spring is finally here! Join us for this joyful movement class with Christine Finch of Eastern Connecticut Ballet. This month’s theme is “Flowers & Insects” Hear a story around this theme and do 35 minutes of movement. For girls and boys ages 3-5! Please register beginning March 4.

For more information, call or visit the Children's Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

 

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Art With Ms. Faith (Pre-K - Grade 5)
Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

Art With Ms. Faith (Pre-K - Grade 5)

Saturdays, March 9 & 23, 12pm - 2pm

In honor of April’s Harris Sisters Month, students in Pre-K - grade 5 are invited to register for one or both workshops taught by local artist Faith Satterfield on the theme “How Can I Make the Word a Better Place?” Art created in these workshops will be on display during the month of April in the Children’s Department as Otis Library celebrates the lives of celebrated Norwich residents the Harris sisters, pioneers in the educational field of African Americans. Please register . Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library.

For more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-889-2365, ext. ext. 114.

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Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (ages newborn - 23 months)
Mar
25
10:30 AM10:30

Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (ages newborn - 23 months)

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup.  Older siblings are welcome to attend, also!  Drop-in; no registration required.

Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, & 25,, 10:30 - 11am (Rhyme Time), 11am - 12pm (Playgroup).

 

                                          

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Children's Art Exhibit Opening (all ages)
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Children's Art Exhibit Opening (all ages)

Otis Library is hosting a series of programs in April 2019 to celebrate the Harris sisters, Norwich natives and students at Prudence Crandall’s school for young African-American women from 1833-1834. The umbrella theme for the month is student advocacy.

On Friday, April 5, from 6pm – 8pm in the Children’s Department,  the library will host the opening of the student art exhibit “How Can I Make The World A Better Place?”  Children from pre-school through fifth grade will exhibit art – paintings, drawings, collage, and assemblage – that illustrates this theme. Refreshments will be served. Free after-hours event; no registration is required. The exhibit will be on display throughout the month of April. 

Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library.

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Monthly Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (newborn - 23 months)
Apr
6
10:30 AM10:30

Monthly Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (newborn - 23 months)

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a half-hour open playgroup..  This is a great opportunity for working parents to enjoy this weekend program!  Older siblings are welcome to attend.  No registration required; drop-in.  For more information,  call or visit the Children's Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

Saturday, April 6, 10:30 - 11am, (Rhyme Time), 11 - 11:30am , (Playgroup).

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Manners Matter!
Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

Manners Matter!

Something New!

Manners Matter!  A Friends of Otis Library Fundraiser (for ages 8-11)

Saturday, April 6, 1 - 2:30pm, Community Room

Fee:  $20 per child ($15 for Friends of Otis Library members)

Join us for a fun afternoon learning tips on basic table manners.  The Norwich Free Academy Culinary Department will teach us how to set a table, use each utensil, the rules of electronics at the meal time table, and much more.  Assorted sandwiches, desserts, and beverages will be served.  A game and take-home craft are included in the program.  Registration is required; space is limited.  Registration begins on March 4 in the Children’s Department.

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Art With Ms. Faith (Pre-K - Grade 5)
Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Art With Ms. Faith (Pre-K - Grade 5)

Saturdays, March 9 & 23, 12pm - 2pm

In honor of April’s Harris Sisters Month, students in Pre-K - grade 5 are invited to register for one or both workshops taught by local artist Faith Satterfield on the theme “How Can I Make the Word a Better Place?” Art created in these workshops will be on display during the month of April in the Children’s Department as Otis Library celebrates the lives of celebrated Norwich residents the Harris sisters, pioneers in the educational field of African Americans. Please register beginning February 25. Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library.

For more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-889-2365, ext. ext. 114.

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