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Saturday Stay & Play

10:30am - 12:00pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Babies
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Drop-in for unstructured, open-ended free play. We will offer a sensory table, easel painting, and a craft. A perfect place to meet up for a playdate!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Supervision

All children under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult remain on the library premises (indoors, garden, parking lot, etc.) during all programs. 

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Eccentric Book Club: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

11:00am - 12:00pm
Reading Group
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Registration Required

Eccentric Book Club

Are you a fan of fantasy, sci-fi, or horror? Do other book club books not interest you? Do you want to try something outside your typical genres? Welcome to the Eccentric Book Club, where we meet on the 4th Saturday of the month and we discuss a new genre fiction book!

Event Details:
This month the group will discuss The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Book available - Register to request.

Books available at HCH Library. Please register to submit a request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Artist Reception: Beth Johnston

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Art Exhibit
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Art Exhibit
Event Details:
This February, we are pleased to host, Narrative Canvases: Stories In Wax, an exhibit of beeswax, oil paint, and mixed media works by Beth Johnston. View the exhibit on display on the 1st & 2nd Floors from Thurs. 2/1 through Wed. 2/28. The pub...

Disclaimer(s)

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Virtual Meditation

11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Wellness
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required

Virtual Meditation

Learn the valuable life-skill of meditation to improve your mental and physical health. Join an online meditation class for adults weekly on Mondays at 11 AM guided by Certified Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher Johanne Vannelli.

Event Details:
No class on 12/18, 12/25, & 1/1. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration required.

Registration not required if previously registered.

If you have previously registered for this program you will automatically receive the meeting information.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

Program not recorded.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mahjong Meetups

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Fun & Games

Mahjong Meetups

Meet up to play a few friendly rounds of Mahjong, a classic tile-based game.

Disclaimer(s)

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Teen Advisory Board
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teens can join HCH's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) to help make programming decisions, suggest materials for the library, work to make the library welcoming to teens and young adults, and help the Clinton Community.

Applications can be found here: https://linktr.ee/henrycarterhull

TAB meets on the last Monday of the month at 3:30pm in the Teen Room.

Disclaimer(s)

Teen Event

This event is for ages 13-18.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club for Teens & Tweens

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Fun & Games
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come join Pokémon Club! There's no Shaymin liking Pokémon! We think they're Exeggcute, and you'll definitely be a-Mew-sed with what we have planned. We have crafts, games, card trading and more! This program is for tweens and teens! Any...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Individual event registration required.

Please register for each date individually.

Beginners & new members welcome.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Read to Bee the Therapy Dog

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Other
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required

Read to Bee

Bee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Monday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. Please specify which time slot you would like when registering; 4:00-4:15, 4:20-4:35, 4:40-4:55. 

 

Event Details:
We will email you on the day of to confirm your time slot.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Drop-in to the Children's Room to build using our Legos. You can choose to do one of our Lego challenges or free build. This is a passive program. Adult supervision required.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Supervision

All children under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult remain on the library premises (indoors, garden, parking lot, etc.) during all programs. 

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Reading Group
Event Details:
Crew needed! Sail the Mediterranean! Come aboard, depart with your compeers, join this fantastic voyage! Enter the world of Odysseus! Role-play in our dynamic read of Homer's Odyssey. Connect with the Classics: Read-aloud / Read-along explores gr...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Group at The Estuary

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Health & Wellness, Community Conversations
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Community Conversations
Registration Required
Event Details:
Newly updated! Join us at The Estuary in Old Saybrook for conversation, support, and resources for grandparents raising grandchildren on the 4th Monday of each month. Meetings will be moderated by Heather McNeil, LMFT, LADC and Trish Strecker, LMFT o...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby & Me (AM session)

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime, Music & Movement
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Playroom
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime, Music & Movement
Registration Required

Baby & Me

A baby lapsit storytime with tickles, bounces, cuddles, bubbles, and toys! 

Birth-24 months. 

Event Details:
Registration requested. Space is limited. Please plan to arrive 5 minutes before the start of the program to secure your spot. All available spots will be offered to walk-ins.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Children's Program Registration.

Please register all children that will attend, including siblings. Do not register adults. 

Registration recommended.

Siblings welcome.

Siblings welcome. Please register siblings. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Scrabble Club

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Fun & Games

Scrabble Club

Test your vocabulary and drop in for a friendly, casual game of Scrabble with fellow word-enthusiasts.

Event Details:
Update - This group will meet on Tuesdays from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM starting Tues. 5/23. ...

Disclaimer(s)

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cold Case: A Teen Murder Mystery

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fun & Games
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Who Killed Veronica Falcone? It's been almost 80 years since WWII heroine Veronica Falcone was killed in a tragic accident. Was the killer really caught? Or did they walk free, leaving an innocent man framed for their crime? You have 90 minutes...

Disclaimer(s)

Materials provided.

Teen Event

This event is for ages 13-18.

Registration required.

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby & Me (PM session)

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Storytime, Music & Movement
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Playroom
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime, Music & Movement
Registration Required

Baby & Me

A baby lapsit storytime with tickles, bounces, cuddles, bubbles, and toys! 

Birth-24 months. 

Event Details:
Registration requested. Space is limited. Please plan to arrive 5 minutes before the program starts to secure your spot. All available spots will be offered to walk-ins.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Children's Program Registration.

Please register all children that will attend, including siblings. Do not register adults. 

Registration recommended.

Siblings welcome.

Siblings welcome. Please register siblings. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Crafternoons in the Hub

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: The Hidek Hub
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Miss Lauren in The Hidek Hub for special arts and crafts projects. New projects each week! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!  Space is limited. Limited walk-in availability.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Supervision

All children under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult remain on the library premises (indoors, garden, parking lot, etc.) during all programs. 

Registration recommended.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Understanding CT Paid Leave

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Educational, Health & Wellness
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you a worker or employer in CT? Did you know that in Connecticut you can take time off from work to care for personal or family health needs without risking your paycheck? Individuals experiencing serious health conditions, expanding their family...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Hybrid program.

In-person and virtual participation are available for this program.

Program not recorded.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Virtual Chair Yoga

9:00am - 10:00am
Health & Wellness
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required

Virtual Chair Yoga

Stretch and flex from a seated position with a weekly, live, guided, Virtual Chair Yoga class led by Instructor Amy de Lucia-Ferri on Wednesdays at 9 AM.

Take a break and learn some exercises that you can do from your desk or kitchen table to strengthen your core, increase your flexibility, and improve your blood circulation.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration required.

Registration not required if previously registered.

If you have previously registered for this program you will automatically receive the meeting information.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

Program not recorded.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Playdough Playdate

10:30am - 11:30am
Fun & Games
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: The Hidek Hub
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Children learn best through play. Playing with playdough provides many benefits for children including strengthening fine motor skills, improved hand-eye coordination, emotional regulation, increased creativity, vocabulary and social skills.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Children's Program Registration.

Please register all children that will attend, including siblings. Do not register adults. 

Siblings welcome.

Siblings welcome. Please register siblings. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makers' Workshop for Teens

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: The Hidek Hub
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Looking for a space to work on your cosplay? Need some tools for your painting? Want to test out your sewing skills? Come to Makers' Workshop!  We'll have everything you need to work on your latest project, plus an activity in case you need s...

Disclaimer(s)

Teen Event

This event is for ages 13-18.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

In-Person Yoga & Mindfulness for Adults

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Health & Wellness, Workshop/Class
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Workshop/Class
Registration Required
Event Details:
Update: Starting 8/23 this class will meet at 4:00 PM! Join yoga instructor Amy DeLucia-Ferri for a relaxing in-person gentle yoga class for adults on Wednesday evenings. Please wear comfortable, warm, stretchy clothes. Guests may bring their own yog...

Disclaimer(s)

Individual event registration required.

Please register for each date individually.

Beginners & new members welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mahjong Meetups

5:45pm - 7:45pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Fun & Games

Mahjong Meetups

Meet up to play a few friendly rounds of Mahjong, a classic tile-based game.

Disclaimer(s)

No registration.

Drop-in friendly.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Sign Language

10:00am - 10:30am
Educational, Music & Movement
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies
Program Type: Educational, Music & Movement
Registration Required

Sign Language

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. Siblings welcome. 

Event Details:
Registration requested. Please register individually for each date that you wish to attend.  To secure your spot, please plan to arrive 5 minutes prior to program start time. Limited walk-in availability.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Children's Program Registration.

Please register all children that will attend, including siblings. Do not register adults. 

Registration recommended.

Individual event registration required.

Please register for each date individually.

Siblings welcome.

Siblings welcome. Please register siblings. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Clinton Senior Connection: Bridge Meetup

10:00am - 12:00pm
Fun & Games
Library Branch: The Henry Carter Hull Library
Room: Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Join fellow Bridge enthusiasts to spend some time playing this classic card game. To sign up, please contact Clinton Senior Connection Program Coordinator Christina Acampora by email at: cacampora@clintonct.org ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration recommended.

Beginners & new members welcome.

Series - Drop-In Friendly.

Participants are not required to attend each program in this series.