Upcoming Events

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Birth - PK

 

Grades PK-5

Grades 6-12

 

Ages 18 and up

 

Early Childhood (Birth-PK)

Parents, pick up a "Read-To-Me" log for your young reader at the library.  Kids receive a sticker for every 10 books that are read to them.  Collect 5 stickers and receive a free book!
 
 

Kids (K-5th)

Play our "out-of-this-world" reading board game!  Take a turn for each DAY you read,
and travel around the game board.  Collect a raffle ticket each time you pass GO.
**Use your tickets to try to win cool prizes!**

Opening Blast-Off

Tues. June 25th @ 1pm

Air brush tattoos, goats, selfie booth and more!

Donkeys!

Tue. July 9th @ 1pm

RAIN DATE: Thurs. July 11th

Science Tellers

Tues. July 23rd @ 1pm

Aliens: Escape From Earth!

**SEE NOTE BELOW**

Closing Celebration

Tues. Aug. 6th @ 1pm

Ice Cream Party!

Creature Teachers

Tues. July 2nd @ 1pm

Meet a variety of exotic animals! **SEE NOTE BELOW**

Magic Show

Tues. July 16th @ 1pm

Ed Popielarczyk's Magic!

**SEE NOTE BELOW**

Galaxy Crafts

Tues. July 30th @1pm

Galaxy rock painting and more!

PLEASE NOTE

In the event of inclement weather, certain events will be limited to children in grades K-5 ONLY, and only the first 45 attendees, per order of the Fire Marshal.

Cartooning Workshops

Wed. July 10th & July 17th @ 1pm

Bring characters and stories to life in these hands-on cartooning workshops with author and illustrator Jason Deeble!

Registration is required for these sessions.

 

Teens (6th-12th)

Tons of ways to win!  Score a scratch ticket for every THREE days you read. 
Scratch tickets will earn you raffle tickets, free books, Fantastic Beasts posters, and more!
**Use raffle tickets to win cool prizes!**

Opening Blast-Off

Tues. June 25th @ 6pm

Air brush tattoos, tie-dye shirts, trivia, and more!

Paint Night

Thurs. July 11th @ 6pm

Instructional Painting with Pam's Picassos

Stellar Crafts

Thurs. July 25th @ 6pm

Oreo moon phases, star string art, and more!

Closing Celebration

Thurs. Aug. 8th @ 6pm

Black Light Party!

Bottle Rockets

Tues. July 2nd @ 6pm

Launch a 2-liter bottle rocket

**WEATHER DEPENDENT**

Escape Room

Tues. July 16th @ 6pm

Escape the Alien Invasion and save the universe!

Cake Pop Planets

Tues. July 30th @ 6pm

Decorate a confectionery solar system

PLEASE NOTE

Registration is required for ALL events.  Please call the Library @ (860) 445-0392 to register.

To the Library & beyond book club

Each week, we will discuss books on a particular theme.  Teens can read any book they like that fits the theme, and they can even discuss a book they've read in the past. 

Book club will feature games, snacks, crafts, and great discussion!

Open to all students entering grades 6-12.

No registration is required.

**Attending at least ONE BOOK CLUB MEETING will fulfill the

Book Hour Summer Reading Requirement for Fitch High School Students**

 

Adults (Ages 18+)

THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

240 Monument Street / Groton, CT 06340

860-445-0392

 

Library Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10-8
Wednesday & Friday: 10-5
Saturday: 10-3
Closed Sunday