Play, learn, and create with these programs at Cheshire Library in August!
Color Yourself Calm
Thursday Aug 3, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
De-stress your busy life with a relaxing night of coloring. We’ll provide coloring pages and supplies, but feel free to bring your own pages, art supplies. This adult only program meets the first Thursday of every month, drop on by!
Builders Brigade LEGO Club
Tuesday Aug 15, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
The Bear Reality
The black bear population in Connecticut has continued to increase since 1980. It’s important for residents and outdoor enthusiasts to learn real facts about black bears enabling them to stay safe, protect themselves and their property and make possible coexistense with bears. Join presenter Felicia Ortner, a Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC) for a program that will provide education and facts about bears and help dispel myths and common misunderstandings. Registration is required.
Thursdays, Aug 17 & 24, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Join us for two nights of fun with pottery. You will learn the origin of clay, how it’s been used through the ages and how it’s used today. Participants will have the opportunity to make handprint bowls and lace bowls. Your pottery will be fired at Cheshire’s own Ready Glaze Fire. Space is limited, registration required for this adult only program. By signing up you agree to attend both 8/17/17 & 8/24/17.
Trading Card Club: Yu-Gi-Oh & Pokemon
Friday Aug 18, 2017, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon trading card game tournaments here at CPL! Just bring your cards, and join in the fun! No registration required, Grades 7-12
Afternoons of Awesome: Exploring the Eclipse
Monday Aug 21, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Kids entering grades 3-6 are invited to Afternoons of Awesome (or A-squared for short) for fun with art, science, technology, and games. Today we’re learning about the solar eclipse taking place across the U.S. today, and we’ll head outside to view its beginning here in Cheshire! Registration required. Registration begins August 1 for Cheshire residents and August 15 for nonresidents.
Free glasses for viewing the eclipse will be given out at Cheshire Library beginning August 16 – 1 per person, first come first served.
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Baby Play Group (pre-walkers)
Wednesday Aug 23, 2017, 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Baby Play Group is a special time for babies and caregivers to interact with books, songs, rhymes, American Sign Language, PLAY. This program is for pre-walking babies and their caregivers. In order to give our youngest patrons a safe space of their own, we request no siblings, please. Registration required starting August 1st for Cheshire residents and August 16th for all others.
Five Common Diseases of Apple in New England
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Apples are important specialty crops in New England. Join Dr. Quan Zeng as he explains the most common diseases of apple in New England orchards and backyard gardens, from the aspects of disease symptoms, diagnostics, and management. Registration is required.