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Ongoing Programs: Green children Every Wednesday in July & August Ages 5 & up 4-5pm NO REGISTRATION Be creative! Library Hours Monday -Thursday Friday Saturday (June 20-Aug. 29) 9-8:30pm 9-6pm 9-5pm 9-1pm Children’s Services Children will be working in the garden, harvesting vegetables, preparing tasty international snacks and more. Summer Stories Tuesdays, July 7 - August 18 Ages 3-6 10-11am • Hubbard Room NO REGISTRATION Discover new stories and hear old favorites. You get to sing, move around a little and make a small craft. It’s a fun time for children and their caregivers. twilight tales Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 Ages preschool & up 6:30-7:30 • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION All ages are welcome for stories, crafts and playtime. Adults are asked to stay and enjoy the fun. Russell Library 123 Broad Street Middletown, Connecticut 06457 (860) 344-8479 www.russelllibrary.org 6/09 Summer Programs at russell Library Green children Bees & Beekeeping with Stuart Woronecki of Stonewall apiary Wednesday, June 24 Ages 5 & up 4-5pm • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION Messy Morning crafts Wednesday, July 22 Ages 2-6 10am • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION collage classes with russell Library’s artist-at-large, Joe Dykas Wednesdays, August 3 & 5 Ages 8 - 2 1 6- pm • Activity Room 7 REGISTRATION REQUIRED Look inside a beehive, and learn about bees, and beekeeping, and the tools and costume of a beekeeper. Wearing a smock or an old shirt is recommended for this program, where we’ll use finger paints, glitter and play dough among other messy stuff. “cowabunga!” Meet the cow Lady author and artist, carol Weiss Friday, June 26 Ages 4 - 8 2-3pm • Activity Room REGISTRATION REQUIRED (sponsored & presented by the Middlesex Hospital community council) Wednesday, July 22 Ages 3 & up 6:30pm • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION Meet clifford! Joe Dykas has a mess of pictures from old magazines that you can turn into collages during this two part session. Enroll for one or both by phone or in person starting at 9am on July 27 Class . sizes are small so call early. Musical instrument Workshop Wednesday, August 5 Ages 2-6 10am • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION Making Music Carol the Cow Lady will share her book When the Cows Got Loose and make cow puppets with the kids. Registration begins on June 19 for a limited number. Sign up at the Children’s Desk or by calling 344-8479. Children are invited to hear stories, participate in making a small craft & meet Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Fingerprint art Thursday, July 30 Ages 6- 2 1 1:30pm • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION We’ll make instruments that will have you shaking your sillies out and drumming up a good time. “Mystical Magic with christina” Tuesday, June 30 Ages 4 & up 10-11am • Hubbard Room NO REGISTRATION Children of Heaven - Movie Friday, August 7 (88 mins.) Ages 5- 2 1 2pm • Hubbard Room NO REGISTRATION You’ll be amazed by the magic and delighted by the balloons! Examine the fingerprint art work of Ed Emberley and then create your own special creations: animals, people or scenes. creative collage Wednesday, July 8 Ages 2 – 6 10-11am • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION Kirikou and the Sorceress - Movie Friday, July 31 (75 mins.) Ages 5- 2 1 2pm • Hubbard Room NO REGISTRATION This film is about a brother and sister who have to share one pair of shoes in a comic mishap that turns into an adventure. Please call the Children’s Department for information concerning this children’s classic film series. We’ll supply paper fabric & other materials. You bring the , imagination! Jackson Pollack Painting Thursday, July 16 Ages 6- 2 1 1:30pm • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION This thrilling blend of many African folk tales gives us a little hero as brave as Tom Thumb but a great deal more compassionate. Please call the Children’s Department for information concerning this children’s classic film series. Pictionary tournament Thursday, August 13 Ages 6- 2 1 1:30-2:30pm • Activity Room NO REGISTRATION Join us for a game of Pictionary. We’ll split into teams and enjoy a good game that usually has lots of laughs. The Red Balloon & White Mane - Movie Friday, August 14 (60 mins.) Ages 5- 2 1 2pm • Hubbard Room NO REGISTRATION Jackson Pollack was a master at dripping, dabbing & swirling paint. Explore your talents with his methods. Two films long held by some critics to be the greatest children’s movies ever made. Please call the Children’s Department for information concerning this children’s classic film series.
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