Library notes

Huntington Branch Library

Danielle’s All Ages Storytime! – Thursdays, Aug. 3 & Aug. 10, 11 a.m., Join Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session.

Yoga for Kids – Thursday, Aug. 3, Grades K–3: 2 p.m. & Grades 4–6: 2:30 p.m., Join instructor Kerri Gawreluk for a yoga class! Bring along a yoga mat or towel.

Reading Gives You Wings Summer Reading: Last Day of Program – Friday, Aug. 4. This is the last day to bring any and all Summer Reading materials to the Huntington Branch Library. Thanks for your participation!

First Friday Book Discussion – Friday, Aug. 4, 1 p.m., Wish You Well by David Baldacci will be discussed today while enjoying light refreshments. A tragedy brings a family to an Appalachian farm to live with a great-grandmother. A courtroom battle ensues when a gas company tries to take over the farm. Distant Shores by Kristin Hannah will be the September selection. Books are available at the Huntington Branch Library.

Show-and- Tell Stories – Fridays, Aug. 4 & Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m., During this program designed for ages 3 & up, join Ms. Marissa for stories and songs! Plus, bring along a show-and- tell item. Younger visitors are welcome at the 10:30 a.m. session. The 11 a.m. session is for ages 3 & up only and includes a bonus craft or game! On Aug. 11 Tina the Tooth from Commerce Park Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics will visit.

Create Your Superhero/Supervillain Identity! – Monday, August 7, Tweens in grades 4-6 can figure out their superhero/ supervillain names, powers, and backstory. Plus, create a mask!

Bouncing Babies & Jumping Beans! – Tuesday, Aug. 8, 15, 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m., Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 2) can join Ms. Marissa for a story, songs, and fun with scarves, maracas, or the parachute- plus, bubbles!

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Life is Art – Thursdays, August 3 & August 10, 6:30 p.m., Ages 10 and up. Join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist!

Olde Ripton Garden Club – Monday, Aug. 7 10:30 a.m., Local gardeners and plantsmen meet to share speakers, information and support; new members welcome.

Knit! – Tuesday, Aug. 8,15, 6 p.m., Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in and bring a friend.

End of Summer Program: Nature Nick – Wednesday, Aug. 9, Nature Nick provides an educational display of animals, showing children his strange animals and giving facts about each one. Nature Nick’s show is themed towards “Build a Better World,” this year’s Summer Reading Program theme, by showing how each animal helps the Earth. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before performance.

Home Delivery – Shelton residents who cannot get to the library due to temporary or permanent disability are welcome to apply for home delivery of library materials. Contact Branch Library, 203-926-0111. A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.

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