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

 

Children's Programs

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the KidZone is not hosting any in-person programs inside of the library. We are planning some outdoor fun now that the weather has changed. Stay tuned!

All of our programs are hosted on our Silas Bronson Library Zoom platform unless otherwise noted during registration.

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

 


46th Annual Poetry Contest
Submissions close: April 6, 2021
Poetry Contest Showcase: Thursday, May 27, 5:30 p.m., ZOOM
*Showcase is for contest entrants only*

Our Annual Poetry Contest is open to all kids in Kindergarten through eighth grade.

2021 Information Flier

Registration Form

Themes by Grade Level:

 

Ready to submit a poem? Click here


 



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.

 


 

Wonderful Wednesday Stories
Wednesdays, 11 am
Zoom


Join us for an online story time every Wednesday morning, & hear a story to help you through your week!

Click on the date(s) below to register for this program. You will receive an email with the information needed to join the Zoom program shortly before program starts.   

May 5

May 12

May 19

May 26

Registration closes one hour before the program starts.
Please remember that you must sign up for each week.

 


 

KidZone Coding Club
Fridays at 4 p.m.
Zoom

Join us on our Zoom platform as Ms. Anne guides young coders through the basics of coding. New to coding? A little more experienced? Come join in the fun. Not a strong reader? Not to worry, there's coding for you too!

Click on the date(s) below to register for this program. Missed a week? Not to worry - these lessons are at your own pace!

You will receive an email with the information needed to join the Zoom program on that date.

May 7

May 14

May 21

May 28

Registration closes one hour before the program starts.
Please remember you must sign up for each week
.

 



Bronson Bookworms
Last Tuesday of the Month
Tuesday, May 25, 5 p.m.
Zoom 

May book: Aru Shah & The Tree of Wishes  by Roshani Chokshi

Read the book, then join a discussion led by our Children's librarians.

Didn't read the book in time? No problem!  Join the conversation and share what you are reading, we want to know what interests our readers.

Click here to register for this program.

You will receive an email with the information needed to join the Zoom program.

Registration closes one hour before the program starts.

Don't have your own copy? Borrow ours!

Use your library card and pin number to log in to the catalog and request it.

Having trouble with requesting the book? Call us at 203-574-8213 and we'll assist you.

 


 

May the 4th Be With You
Tuesday, May 4, 4 p.m.
Zoom

Join Mr. C for a story that will take us to a galaxy far, far, away.
After the story, Cyril the Sorcerer will astound us with springtime magic!

Register Here

You will receive an email with the information needed to join the Zoom program.

Registration closes one hour before the program starts.




  Magic with Ari
Wednesday, May 26, 7 p.m.
Zoom

Illusionist Ari Bisk joins us to share some fun with magic!

For ages 3+

Advanced registration is required. Click here to register.

You will receive an e-mail invitation with the Zoom link 

Registration closes one hour before the program starts.