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Upcoming Events
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Greenwich Library

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Join us for a Spanish and English storytime. Toddlers and preschoolers sing songs, listen to stories and enjoy this bilingual program. No registration. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Children's Constellation Room
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Greenwich Library

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Friday, July 25, 2014
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Children's Constellation Room
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Greenwich Library

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join Ms. Lauren for hands-on science experiments. Ages 6-10. Arrive early to sign in. Maximum 25 children.



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Rear Children's Room
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Greenwich Library

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Monday, July 28, 2014
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Create your own I SPY scene with photographer Craig Norton. All the props will be provided. Workshop includes a behind-the-scenes slide show of Walter Wick*s *I SPY* studio, followed by hands-on opportunity to set up a scene to photograph. Bring a camera, smartphone, or device with photography capability. Let us know if you do not have a device so the Library can provide one for you. Age 8-12. Registration begins Monday July 7. Space is limited. Visit or call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940 to register.

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Meeting Room
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Greenwich Library

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Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Rear Children's Room
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Greenwich Library

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Greenwich Library

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a Spanish and English storytime. Toddlers and preschoolers sing songs, listen to stories and enjoy this bilingual program. No registration. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Children's Constellation Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Children age 2-5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments. Each program is limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Come early to sign-in at the Children's Desk. For more information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Children's Constellation Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Join us for this swashbuckling pirate and princess adventure! Crabgrass Puppets present a tale of a pirate and princess on a treasure hunt. The princess is trying to stay one step ahead of the pirate to dive for the treasure. A thrilling voyage filled with humor (and sea monsters)! Celebrate the summer reading finale with us and enjoy prizes and refreshments following the show. Ages 4 and up. No tickets required.

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Location
Cole Auditorium
Library
Greenwich Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Rear Children's Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Stories, songs and craft program designed for 3,4,5 year olds with a parent/caregiver. Children make their own craft to take home. No registration required but space is limited. Please come early and sign in at the Children's Room desk. For information, call 203-622-7940.

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Children's Constellation Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in Story Time in Bruce Park playground across from the Bruce Museum. Meet in the Gazebo. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held in Greenwich Library Children's Room (decision made by 9:30am).Families welcome. No registration needed. For information, please call the Children's Room 203-622-7940.

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Greenwich Library

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Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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A pre-registered program for children who have completed grades 2 and 3 who are reading independently. Join us for book discussion, fun activities and a snack. Please register and pick up a copy of the book in the Children's Room For more information, please call 203-622-7940.

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Location
Children's Constellation Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a Spanish and English storytime. Toddlers and preschoolers sing songs, listen to stories and enjoy this bilingual program. No registration. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.

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Location
Children's Constellation Room
Library
Greenwich Library

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Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join us for pizza and a book discussion. For students who have completed grades 4-6. Register and pick up a book at the Children's Room Desk or call 203-622-7940.


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Meeting Room
Library
Greenwich Library

Important Messages

Fizz Boom Read June 16-August 2! REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 16
Children grades K-6: register online or in-person at Greenwich Library

Track your reading using the online log or by using the summer reading packet that you can pick up at Greenwich Library. Read, attend Library programs, earn prizes, and chances to win one of four Grand Prizes.

Play the R U CURIOUS? Game for a chance to win prizes each week

Earn R U CURIOUS questions for every 180min/3hrs read. Visit Greenwich Library to receive the questions and submit your answers in the weekly prize raffle. All answers will also be entered for a chance to win one of four Grand Prizes.

Track the minutes you read and earn prizes at reading milestones
Read 180min/3hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions for weekly raffle
Read 360min/6hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions and a glow-in-the-dark Frisbee
Read 540min/9hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions for weekly raffle
Read 720min/12hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions and a Whole Foods water bottle
Read 900min/15hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions for weekly raffle
Read 1080min/18 hrs: Earn R U CURIOUS questions and a paperback book

When you track online, you will be alerted when you reach reading milestones.

Be sure to visit the library to pick up your prizes.

Online Registration:
To register an individual child: Just click “Sign Me Up” and fill out the registration form.

Track your reading online:
Each time you visit, log in using your user name and password and click on the “Add/View log” to add the books and the minutes you read.



Pre-School Children: register at Greenwich Library for the Read-to-Me Club Receive a registration prize, weekly coloring sheet to track reading and small prizes from the treasure chest throughout the summer.