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October 2019

Halloween StoryWalk® at Earthplace

Sun, October 6 - Thu, October 31
Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This is a delightful way to take a walk and read Sarah Faire and the House at the end of the World by Alex Giannini. The first day is a part of the Earthplace Festival, which is a ticketed event. Partner & location: Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT.

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Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime, Ages 3-5

Fri, October 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Let imaginations run wild with engaging stories, songs, and activities as we enrich and build early literacy skills. Grown-ups are invited to join us for the craft. For ages 3 to 5

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Reading-Aloud-to-Children Workshop

Fri, October 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

A Westport Children's Librarian will model techniques for reading aloud to children, from birth through adolescence. Book suggestions will also be available. This program supports the School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport and supports SVA's annual Read Aloud Day. Recommended for anyone who reads to children.  Register online. For further information, email Deborah White at dwhite@westportlibrary.org.

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Itty Bittys: Age 5 & under

Sat, October 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Enjoy a half-hour program of song, stories, music, movement and finger play. Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & under Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs include four practices, talking, singing, reading and playing, that parents and caregivers can use to make it easier for children to…

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Tummy Time for Babies: Pre-Walkers

Mon, October 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes rhymes, songs and play. Please bring your grownup! Designed for pre-walkers age 2 & under Tummy Time requires the adult to do most of the action for the baby.  This is a quiet, gentle program designed to expose children to nursery rhymes and reading in a small intimate setting. Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early…

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Rhythm & Rhyme: Age 5 & Under

Mon, October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 23, 2019

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes songs, music, movement, fingerplay and stories.  Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & under This is a large program (up to 200 people), with lots of movement and includes songs, nursery rhymes, music and a story. Ideal for children who can move on their own, as well as for little ones who are happy to sit in their caregiver’s lap. Our Philosophy…

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Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Tue, October 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes rhymes, songs and play. Please bring your grownup! Designed for walkers age 2 & under Toddler Mother Goose program is designed to move children further along on the reading readiness spectrum.  We continue with nursery rhymes, stories and play, and now the children are moving on their own. Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs…

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Technology Addiction: What It’s All About and What to Do About It

Tue, October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nadja Streiter, LCSW is a psychotherapist, activist and coach with expertise in managing problematic technology use and addiction to smartphones, gaming, social media and other internet based activities. She will help parents understand the implications of the addictive characteristics of technology and provide practical suggestions for sensible and sustainable use. Community partner: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

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Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Wed, October 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes rhymes, songs and play. Please bring your grownup! Designed for walkers age 2 & under Toddler Mother Goose program is designed to move children further along on the reading readiness spectrum.  We continue with nursery rhymes, stories and play, and now the children are moving on their own. Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs…

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Homework Help: Grades 2-8

Wed, October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Do you need help with the homework your teacher assigned? A certified teacher from the Westport Public Schools is available to assist you. Be sure to bring your homework with you! No registration required - Just drop in! For grades 2-8  Wednesdays, 5-6 pm For further information, contact Mary Parmelee (mparmelee@westportlibrary.org)

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Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, October 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes rhymes, songs and play. Please bring your grownup! For ages 3 & under Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs include four practices, talking, singing, reading and playing, that parents and caregivers can use to make it easier for children to learn to read: talking, singing, reading & playing. Being exposed to these activities…

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Costume 911 Workshop

Thu, October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Room 210, Board Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

October is here and it is time to work on your Halloween costume! Bring your idea and materials to our workshop to add pizzazz to your costume. Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Margaret, Youth Services Librarian will be there to help with additional craft supplies. Thursday, October 17, 4 – 5:30 for children in grades K – 3. Limited to 16; free; register online. Parental assistance may be required and…

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Ukulele Meetup

Thu, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Room 210, Board Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join this informal group with an instructor for a relaxing musical evening together. Please inquire in advance about ukuleles available for loan. For more information and to register, contact Deborah White (dwhite@westportlibrary.org) For adults to middle school ages.

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Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime, Ages 3-5

Fri, October 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Let imaginations run wild with engaging stories, songs, and activities as we enrich and build early literacy skills. Grown-ups are invited to join us for the craft. For ages 3 to 5

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Itty Bittys: Age 5 & under

Sat, October 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Enjoy a half-hour program of song, stories, music, movement and finger play. Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & under Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs include four practices, talking, singing, reading and playing, that parents and caregivers can use to make it easier for children to…

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