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  Calendar of Events ( All Library Events - Children's & Adults )

 

Children's Programs 

Please check the location of any programs you may be interested in. Some programs are being held outdoors, while others are in the KidZone or on Zoom.

You can contact us for further information, or to register for any program at 203-574-8213 or email the KidZone librarians at bronsonkids@waterburyct.org.

 


Summer Learning Club
Begins: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Ends: Friday, August 12, 2022


Summer Learning & Reading Club returns for 2022! This year's theme is "Oceans of Possibilities"
We're exploring STREAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) opportunities for kids of all ages this year. This program is sponsored in part by the Friends of Silas Bronson Library, generous community contributions and a grant from the Connecticut State Library.

For children babies through grade 8, our Children's Summer Learning Club is for you! Remember, just because your child can't read themselves, doesn't mean they can't participate!

To be eligible for prizes:
1) You must register either in person or on ReadSquared, or by calling 203-574-8213
2) Turn in your completed reading log on or before 3 p.m. on August 12

To Register Online using ReadSquared, click here


For questions: Please call 203-574-8213

 

Pirates Lost at Sea (Presented by Talewise)
Summer Reading Finale

Join us as we wrap up our summer reading with a thrilling program with a fun and interactive story all about pirates who go on a thrilling adventure and end up marooned on an island...lost at sea!

Explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and chemical changes, and more.

For ages 3+

Sponsored by a grant from the Connecticut State Library and the Institute of Library & Museum Services.

 


Storywalk
June 1 - July 29
Front Plaza

We run, we jump & we read while we play! Join us or ask for a library staff member to guide you
on a Storywalk, or visit it all on your own with your friends & family! Our Storywalk will be
available to all (weather permitting).


 

Monthly Programs

 

Create Possibilities with LEGO
Mondays, July 25, August 29, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Children's Room

We're brushing up our engineering skills with LEGO bricks! Join us in person - you're welcome to bring your own bricks to build along with us! Don't have your own? Never fear, we've got bricks for one and all! We're building a world of possibilities with LEGO creations!

 


Weekly Programs

Tiny Tale Tuesdays
Tuesdays, June 7- August 9, 10:30 a.m.
Picture Book Room

Come to the 2nd Floor Children's Picture Book Room to enjoy a story all about movement and/or music to get your mind & body energized!

Spend your mornings with Ms. Juleigh in the Summertime to dance, wiggle and stomp your way through the books!

For ages 3+

 

 

Wonderful Wednesday Stories
Wednesdays, June 1 - August 30, 10 a.m.

Library Patio - weather permitting
In the event of rain - in the Children's room, 2nd Floor

It's a summer of fun and possibilities & our stories are changing up to include stories that will carry you away like a leaf on the wind. We're outside enjoying the environment around us.

For ages 4+  

 

Fairy Tale Fridays
Fridays, June 10-August 12, 10 a.m.

Library Patio

Librarian Ms. Anne will share stories great and small that promise to entice everyone!
Fairy tales aren't always all fun and games but we'll be having plenty of both!

For ages 3+

 

 

KidZone Coding Club
Fridays, 3:30
Computer Classroom

Are you curious about coding? Come learn a digital language!
Join one of our librarians and come on a language journey with us using Google CS First.

For ages 5+, adult assistance recommended

           



Learn Python Coding
Wednesdays June 29 - August 17, 5:45 p.m.
Computer Classroom & Zoom

Get some engineering and digital coding experience with Brass City Gamers! They're hosting an 8-week program that teaches the basics of the Python programming language while designing their own game!

For Grades 3 and up

Children can participate in person at the library, or at home via a Zoom link.

No need to register if you're coming to the computer classroom!

Zoom - If you're unable to come to the library - come join us on Zoom!

August 3

August 10

August 17

Sponsored by a grant from the Connecticut State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

 


August Programs

 

 

Let's Experiment with Talewise!
Monday July 11, 2022 5 p.m.
Zoom

We're joining Talewise for an ooey gooey science interaction with
interactive science-based Program

Advance registration is required for this Zoom program. Click here to register or call the Children's Division at 203-574-8213

Sponsored by a grant from the Connecticut State Library and the Institute of Library & Museum Services.

 


 

Let's Get Fit with Talewise!
Friday, August 05, 2022 3:30 p.m.
Zoom

We're joining Talewise again and are going to touch our toes, stretch those muscles and learn all about movement and fitness with a fun

Advance registration is required for this Zoom program.

Click here to register or call the Children's Division at 203-574-8213

Sponsored by a grant from the Connecticut State Library and the Institute of Library & Museum Services.




Read with me, Mr. C
YouTube Story Time

Our very own Mr. C has been hard at work preparing storytimes for you to enjoy at home when you can't get to the library! Favorites like Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola are ready to be enjoyed anytime!

The videos are available on Mr. C's YouTube channel.