Family Yoga (ages 5 to 11, with adult; and 12 and up, no adult required)
This free program is made possible by the Norwich Recreation Department.
instructor Ricky Snide, from "A Peace of Space" Yoga Co-op, will guide
us through this fun and relaxing practice. No experience
necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Mats
provided. Registration is requested. Registration opens
Saturday, September 6, 10:30-11:15 a.m.Summer Reading Finale: Parochial, Charter, Homeschooled, and Out-of-town Students (ages 6 and up)
This free program is made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern
work! All students who participated in the FIZZ BOOM READ summer
program and who are not attending Norwich Public Schools are invited to a
pizza party, with a raffle to determine the winner of a Kindle and $25
Amazon gift certificate. Registration requested.
Registration opens August 15.
Saturday, September 6, 12:00 p.m.¡Viva México! (ages 5 and up)
us for hands-on activities celebrating the rich cultural heritage of
Mexico. Drop in anytime between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. for a treat, a
game, and a craft - no registration required.
Saturday, September 13, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
¡Colorín Colorado! (ages 4 and up)
Spanish through stories and activities! Rosa Sanchez will lead us
in this bilingual adventure. Spanish and English speakers are
equally welcome. Bus fare reimbursement will be made to
participating families - please see Ms. Sanchez or the Children's
Services Librarian for details.
Saturday, September 13, 20, 27, 2:00 p.m.
Sunny Day Stories (ages 2-3, with adult)
simple stories and an opportunity to learn rhymes with your
child. Space is limited, and registration is requested.
Registration opens September 2.
Mondays, September 15, 22, 29; October 6, 20, 27, 10:30 a.m.
Falling Leaf Stories (ages 3-5)
crafts, and - as always - the very best in children's picture
books! Adults are asked to wait in the Children's Department while
their children participate in the storytime. Registration is
requested. Registration opens September 2.
Thursdays, September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 10:30 a.m.
Muppets Most Wanted (all ages)
Made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich
the Muppets on a world tour! September 18 is an early-release
date for Norwich Public Schools. No registration required.
Thursday, September 18, 1:30 p.m.
Otis Library LEGO© Club (ages 4 and up)
future architects and engineers (and their grownups): create a
masterpiece in miniature! We supply the LEGO©
bricks; you supply the building skills. Donations of LEGO©
items are always very welcome! Space is limited and registration is requested. Registration opens September 2.
Saturday, September 20, 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
¡Viva el Perύ! (ages 5 and up)
Explore the ancient culture of Perύ through a traditional sweet, a game of Sapo, and a clay craft. Drop in anytime between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. - no registration required.
Saturday, September 20, 12:30 p.m.
Visit us in Mohegan Park on Family Day!
Sunday, September 21, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Friends (ages zero and up)
30 minutes of rhymes, songs, and other activities for the very young,
then stay (or not ) for a one-hour play group. Older
siblings are welcome! No registration required.
Tuesdays, September 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:30 a.m. (program);
11:00 a.m. (playgroup)
¡Viva España! (ages 5 and up)
Fresh fruit sauce on pound cake, a fan craft, and a game of chapas
(bottle cap toss) - drop in anytime between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. to take
part in these and other activities from Spain! No registration
Saturday, September 27, 12:30 p.m.
On the Same Page Book Discussion (ages 7-8, with adult friends/relatives)
Pick up a copy of Margaret Ruurs' My Librarian is a Camel: How Books are Brought to Children Around the World,
at the Children's Desk, and enjoy it at home. Come in on
September 29 to discuss the books with other children and parents and
participate in related activities. Space is limited, and
registration is requested. Registration opens September 2.
Monday, September 29, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Please note that we will be closed for renovations on September 9, 10, and 11.