Universe of Stories Presented by 4-H of New London County (ages 6-9)
Jun
26
1:30 PM13:30

Universe of Stories Presented by 4-H of New London County (ages 6-9)

Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library

1:30pm - 2:15pm, Wednesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Join these engaging programs on a different space-related topic each week! This is where science, fun stories, and activities meet! Please register for each week individually. Registration begins June 5. Ages 6-9. Program takes place in the Story Room.

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

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Universe of Stories Presented by 4-H of New London County (ages 10 - 14)
Jun
26
2:30 PM14:30

Universe of Stories Presented by 4-H of New London County (ages 10 - 14)

Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library

2:30pm - 4pm, Wednesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Join these engaging programs on a different space-related topic each week! This is where science, fun stories, and activities meet! Please register for each week individually. Registration begins June 5. Ages 10 - 14. Program takes place in the Story Room.

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

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Sheryl Faye Presents "Sally Ride, America's First Woman Astronaut" (all ages)
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Sheryl Faye Presents "Sally Ride, America's First Woman Astronaut" (all ages)

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Noted performer Sheryl Faye presents the compelling story of Sally Ride, America’s first woman astronaut. This outstanding show will ignite students’ curiosity and inspire them to dream, dare, and develop their own talents to the fullest. Drop-in; no registration is required. For all ages. Program will take place int he Community Room.

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

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Fridays with Faith (grades K-5)
Jun
28
11:00 AM11:00

Fridays with Faith (grades K-5)

11am - 12pm, Fridays, June 28, July 5, 12, 19, & 26. Local artist Faith Satterfield joins us each week to help students create a unique piece of art that celebrates their world. In honor of the 2019 One Book One Region title “Hey Kiddo” by Jarrett Krosoczka, students will create art with the following themes each week: June 28 “My Family;” July 5 “My World;” July 12 “What I Love;” July 19 “My Family;” and July 26 “My Dreams.” Sign up for one class or all five classes. Art created in these classes will be on display in the Children’s Department at Otis Library during the month of August. For students in grades K-5. Please register beginning June 3. Program will take place in the Community Room. This program is presented in partnership with One Book One Region.

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

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Big Toy Fun!  (all ages)
Jun
28
2:00 PM14:00

Big Toy Fun! (all ages)

Enjoy playing with jumbo-sized games! Dominoes, tic-tac-toe, emoji memory game, and much more will be available for your fun! No registration required. All ages. Program will take place in the Story Hour Room.

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

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Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (ages newborn - 23 months)
Jul
1
10:30 AM10:30

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

Mondays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29;, 10:30am - 11am (Rhyme Time), 11am - 12pm (Playgroup). 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.

 

                                          

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Maker Mondays with Rhode Island Computer Museum (ages 10 and up)
Jul
1
1:30 PM13:30

Maker Mondays with Rhode Island Computer Museum (ages 10 and up)

Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library

1:30pm - 2:30pm, Mondays, July 1 - 29. Develop your skills with a different technology class each week. Register for each week individually beginning June 3. July 1: Make your Own Video Games; July 8: Take Apart Workshop; July 15: Virtual Reality Workshop; July 22: Lunar Lander Robots; July 29: Video Animation Production (Stop motion). For ages 10 and up.

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

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Time For Twos
Jul
2
10:30 AM10:30

Time For Twos

10:30am - 11am, Tuesdays, July 2 - 30. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  This program is age appropriate for your active two year old!  Space is limited; please register beginning June 3.  

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

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

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

10:30am - 11:15am, Wednesdays, July 3 - 31. For 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 beginning June 3.

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

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Family Storytime (ages 2-7)
Jul
11
10:30 AM10:30

Family Storytime (ages 2-7)

10:30am - 11:15am, Thursdays, July 11, 18 & 25. Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and a craft designed for families with multiple children ages two to seven. Caregivers remain with children in the Story Room. Please register all children participating . Concurrent registration for Time for Twos or Preschool Story Times not permitted. Space is limited; please register beginning June 3.

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

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Sparky's Puppets: Stories from Outer Space (all ages)
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Sparky's Puppets: Stories from Outer Space (all ages)

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors

Follow the adventures of a space traveler who makes a rocket ship and flies to the moon! Also, see what happens when some colorful space aliens travel to earth in their flying saucers! Families will love this exciting show performed by Sparky’s Puppets. Please join us; no registration required. For all ages. Program will take place in the Children’s Room.

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Dancing with Hoops (all ages)
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Dancing with Hoops (all ages)

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors

Have you ever played with Hula Hoops? Here’s a chance to have some fun and enjoy this wonderful show performed by Judi Ann Jones. Please join us; no registration required. For all ages. Program will take place in the Community Room.

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Summer Learning Finale Show with Li Liu, Chinese Acrobat (all ages)
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Learning Finale Show with Li Liu, Chinese Acrobat (all ages)

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors

Celebrate the end of our busy summer learning season with a dynamic show of acrobatics by noted artist Li Liu. A former performer with the Chinese National Circus, Ms. Liu has performed throughout the world dazzling audiences with her skill and talent. Please join us; no registration required. For all ages. Program will take place in the Community Room.

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Margie Warner Concert (all ages)
Jun
21
11:00 AM11:00

Margie Warner Concert (all ages)

June 21st is “Make Music Day in Southeastern Connecticut!” Help us celebrate the day with a performance by noted entertainer and recording artist Margie Warner. Once the music starts, you’ll be singing and dancing the whole show! For all ages. Drop-in; no registration required. Program will take place in the Story Room.

For more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-887-2365, ext. 114.

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Summer Learning Kick-off Show featuring Mr. Magic!  (all ages)
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Learning Kick-off Show featuring Mr. Magic! (all ages)

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Start your summer off with fun! Help us celebrate Summer Learning as Attorney Rich Rothstein, a.,k.a. Mr. Magic, treats us to space magic highlighting our summer theme, “A Universe of Stories.” Drop-in; no registration required. For all ages. Program will take place in the Children’s Room.

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

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Drop-In Space Crafts (all ages)
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Drop-In Space Crafts (all ages)

Tuesdays, June 18 & 25, 11am - 1pm. This summer we are celebrating all things to do with outer space. Drop-in with your child and make a variety of space crafts! No registration required. For all ages ages. Program will take place in the Children’s Department.

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

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Monthly Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (newborn - 23 months)
Jun
1
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, June 1, 10:30 - 11am, (Rhyme Time), 11 - 11:30am , (Playgroup).

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