Thanksgiving is but a memory as we move full steam ahead into the December holiday season. We hope you can take some time out of your busy schedules to spend some time with us this month! Here are a few of the programs scheduled for December at CPL:
The Nutcracker by the Brass City Ballet
Saturday Dec 3, 2016, 11:00 – 11:55 AM
This FREE program will be a shortened version of the beautiful classic and will take place right here at The Cheshire Public Library. Children and adults alike are sure to enjoy the up-close and personal performance by the dancers. For all ages, no registration required.
‘Remembering Katharine Hepburn’ with Ann Nyberg
Saturday Dec 3, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Please join journalist, author, and news achor Ann Nyberg as she shares her latest book Remembering Katharine Hepburn: Stories of Wit and Wisdom About America’s Leading Lady. Nyberg interviews and shares stories and photos from the people who knew Katherine Hepburn and cared for her––her friends, her fans, her family, and her neighbors. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration required.
Sunday Concert: Connecticut Yankee Chorus
Sunday Dec 4, 2016, 2:00 PM
The CT Yankee Chorus is an all-male singing ensemble based in the Meriden-Wallingford area and has been a part of the Barbershop Harmony Society for over 60 years. Join us for a concert of cappella four-part harmony chorus and quartet singing featuring traditional favorites and holiday music. Free and open to the public, no registration required.
Facebook For Everyone
Monday Dec 5, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
The Holiday Season is just around the corner. Come to the Cheshire Public Library and learn how to create a Facebook account, connect with friends, family, share photos and videos, send messages, get updates and more. Registration required.
Retro Holiday Movie Nights
Thursday Dec 8, 15, and 22, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Ugly holiday sweaters strongly encouraged but not required. Light refreshments will be served for this adult program.
- Dec 8 – Scrooged
- Dec 15 – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
- Dec 22 – Home Alone
Kids Create: Homemade Gifts
Saturday Dec 10, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Kids are invited to craft and create from 2 to 3:30 pm. Library staff and teen volunteers will be on hand to help little elves create and wrap their gifts. Caregivers are encouraged to help their children craft. If children wish to work with the volunteers instead, parents must remain in the library during the program. For ages 5-11, registration required.
Tuesday Dec 13, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Come for a free, fun evening of jewelry making. Seating is very limited and registration is required. Please register online or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4. This adult only program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library.
Emerging Technologies – presented by Verizon
Wednesday Dec 14, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Do you ever wonder how to stay on top with the latest technologies? If yes, come to the library and find out what the newest technology trends are and how to select the right device for you or for your family members. You will learn about: Computers, Cell Phones, Tablets, WiFi and much more. Registration required.
Fab Film: The Polar Express
Saturday Dec 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:45 PM
Come enjoy some great box office kids’ movies with Fab Films at The Cheshire Public Library! Watch The Polar Express and enjoy hot chocolate! Rated G | Runtime: 100 minutes. All Ages. No registration required.
Holly Jolly Christmas Family Storytime
Tuesday Dec 20, 2016, 10:00 – 11:00 AM
A Christmas-themed storytime for children of all ages and their families. We’ll read stories, sing some classic Christmas songs about snow and Santa, and create a craft together. All ages. No registration required.
Tuesday Dec 27, 2016, 10:00 – 10:45 AM
Connect with your whole family with an all ages yoga class that is presented by Lani Rosen-Gallagher from Full of Joy Yoga. These classes are fun for the whole family! We will do lots of partner poses, group poses and of course relaxation. All ages, families are welcome. Registration required.