Daily Calendar of Events
here for our full listing of activities/events.
From the Children's Department:
Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime Picnic
On Thursday, June 2, the Plainville Public Library will be hosting a
Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime Picnic at 10:30
am. Children will help tell the classic Eric Carle story, play
games, make crafts, and have the opportunity to sample all of the treats
featured in the book.
Michaela’s Garden Dedication
On Saturday, June 4th,
the library will dedicate its new Michaela’s Garden at 2pm
outside on the patio off the Children’s Room. The garden
will feature the new Connecticut State Children’s Flower, Four O'Clock flowers,
loved by Michaela Petit. There will be a sign up for families who wish
to help out in our flower and vegetable gardens this summer, and the
Friends of the Library will offer refreshments. Stop by to welcome this
new area to our library and enjoy some treats.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
On Tuesday, June 7th,
there will be a Baby & Toddler Storytime at 10:30
the children’s programming room. This storytime will run every Tuesday
for the month of June. Stories, lots of activities, and playtime all
geared toward children ages birth to two.
The Bristol Hospital Parent & Child Center will be presenting “Kids
Cook” for toddlers and their caregivers on Thursday, June 9th,
at 10:30 am.
In this interactive workshop, parents and toddlers together will have
the opportunity to try some healthy snack choices. Nutritional
guidelines and information on healthy portion sizes will be included.
Participants: Please bring a mixing bowl and mixing utensil to class.
(e.g. large spoon or spatula.) Funding
provided by the United Way of West Central CT, the Main Street Community
Foundation and the Walmart Foundation.
From the Adult Department:
Come and check out our new Friends of Library book store. It is
now located near the computer lab next to the reference area.
10 ESSENTIAL OILS EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE
The Plainville Public
Library will present the “Ten Essential Oils Every Home Should Have”
with Jessica Lagassey on Thursday, May 26th at
7pm in the Peter F. Chase Auditorium. Jessica will discuss the benefits
and uses of each oil and have oils available to smell and sample. Some
of the oils being discussed are frankincense, lavender, lemon,
peppermint, tea tree oil, and oregano. Handouts about each oil will be
provided. Please contact the Plainville Public Library with any
questions at 860-793-1446.
Adult Colouring Program
Enjoy a relaxing evening of adult coloring at the
Plainville Public Library. Drop-in at 6:30pm on June 16th. Coloring will be held in the Peter F. Chase
Auditorium with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Plainville
Public Library. Colored pencils, markers, and coloring pages will be
provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own coloring supplies
if desired. Click here for a flyer.