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20th ANNUAL FROG FROLIC
Saturday, May 2nd • 10 am – 4 pm
Hop, skip and jump into the 20th Annual Frog Frolic! Children of all ages will revel in games, bounce houses, make your own crafts, touch-a-truck, a bubble garden and our 7th Annual Cake Walk. Don’t miss our amazing Silent Auction Tent and live entertainment! Admission is free, food is available. Redding Community Center rain or shine. Click here to volunteer. Click here for more info.
SPRING STORY TIMES for children newborn through 2nd grade
March 23 - May 14
Registration required. Call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to to inquire. Schedule and additional info here.
WHAT'S ALL THE HOOPLA AT THE LIBRARY?
Mark Twain Library card holders can now instantly borrow free digital movies, television shows, music, and audiobooks through a new partnership with Hoopla™. Click here to visit Hoopla or here for instructions or more information.
WANTED: YOUR FEEDBACK!
April 21st - May 8th
Our annual Labor Day Book Sale is a celebrated event. What if we were to expand efforts and sell gently used books at the Library throughout the year? We'd like to know what you think. Please complete our short 10-question survey.
PRE--K & KINDERGARTEN LEGO FREE PLAY
Monday, April 27th from 1:30-2:15 PM
Come to the Mark Twain Library to build, create, and Learn with Legos. Call the library at 203.938.2545 if you have questions. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.. For ages 4-6.
Tuesday, April 28th from 4:00-4:45 PM
If you like Legos, you'll love... Marble Runs!! Come to the Mark Twain Library to design and build marble raceways! Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up. Grades 1-5 Maximum 20 children.
INTRODUCTION TO MEMOIR WRITING - at the Community Center
Wednesday, April 29th at 7:00 PM
Let Gail Hall Howard, M.F.A., take you through the steps to tell your own life story. This program is Co-sponsored with the Redding Heritage Center. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
THE ALLEN & HELEN HERMES ART SERIES PRESENTS...
Wednesday, April 29th at 7:30 PM
What is it? What is it becoming? Richard Frisch, chief technology officer for a national public affairs firm, discusses its promise… and its perils. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISM: Hudson River School to Art Colonies
Thursday, April 30th at 7:30 PM
How did the movement cross the Atlantic and how do French and American Impressionism differ? Presented by Robin Hoffman of Artscapades. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
BUGS N' BONES WITH HANDS ON SCIENCE
Friday, May 1st from
How do humans differ from bugs? See and feel all sorts of bones, meet giant bugs, and go on a fossil hunt to find actual million year shark teeth. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up. Ages 4-12 (Max 30 kids).