Virtual Events for Children and Teens at the Southbury Public Library
Drop-In Storytime Online
Mondays at 10:30am, Online, NO registration required
Join us live on our Southbury Youth Services Facebook page every Monday morning for a drop-in storytime. We're thrilled to be back just in time for summer! All ages are welcome. No registration is required.
Toddler Time (for All Ages)
Wednesday, July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12 10:30am, Online, Registration required
Parents and caregivers are invited to join their babies, toddlers, and children for 30 minutes of theme based stories and songs. Our summer session will be online via Zoom. Registrants will receive a link and credentials to join the program. Register here.
Special Online Events for Families and Children
Food Explorers: Black Bean Brownie Bites (for children ages 7 and up and their families)
Wednesday, July 15, 1:00pm, Online, Registration required-space is limited
Join Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a fun program of baking and learning about food! We'll be making Black Bean Brownies and playing Nutrition Price is Right. An ingredient list will be shared in advance. You will also need a food processor. Registrants will receive a link and credentials to join the program. Register here.
Cactus Head Puppets: Magnificent Monster Circus (for All Ages)
Online video; access online with registration anytime between Monday, June 20 and Friday, June 24
Join us and Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a fun, hands on program of cooking and learning about food! We'll be making homemade pasta. An ingredient list will be shared in advance. All on Zoom. Register here.
Teen DIY: Upcycled Paper Beads (for Grades 6-12)
Thursday, July 16, 3:00pm, Online, Registration required
Join us on Zoom for Teen DIY to make upcycled paper beads. Supplies you will need: colorful magazine paper (coupons from the newspaper should work, too), white glue (like Elmer's, or a clear alternative), scissors, a ruler or straight edge, and something narrow like a toothpick or thin stick. Register here.
Escape from Atlantis (for Grades 6-12)
Thursday, July 23, 3:00pm, Online, Registration required
Join us on Zoom for a fun game mixing trivia, scavenger hunts, and quick thinking. You and your crew have 24 hours to escape from Atlantis through a variety of interactive tasks and challenges you'll need. Supplies: paper and a pen/pencil. Register here.
Harry Potter Club (for Grades 6-12)
Friday, July 31, 3:00pm, Online, Registration required
Join us on Zoom for our first-ever online edition of Harry Potter Club! Register here.
Zoom Game Mash Up (for Grades 6-12)
Thursday, August 6, 3:00pm, Online, Registration required
Join us on Zoom for a mix of fun, zoom based games! Silly, fun, and lighthearted, these games don't require any supplies except a device with a webcam and a sense of humor. Register here.