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Children's Corner - April 2014 Events
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Welcome to the new Children's Corner!  We will be sending a monthly newsletter informing patrons of upcoming programs and activities for Children and their Families. 
Wednesday, April 2 - International Children's Book Day

9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Celebrate by checking out some books for your child.
If they are too young to read, spend some time today
reading to them. It is a great  and memorable bonding time for you and your child!

 

Saturday April 5 - Saturday April 12 - Money Smart Week
To commemorate Money Smart Week, we will be
having special "money themed" versions of our weekly Children's events.

Monday, April 7, 10:30 am:  The Art Behind The Story
Tuesday, April 8, 10:30 am: Story Time
 Thursday, April 10, 4:00 pm: Make a Recycled Piggy Bank

For more information and to see a full schedule, click here..
Tuesday, April 15 - Farmer Minor and Daisy
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
School Vacation Week!

Daisy loves to read and be read to! Come hear some  

pig tales and  farm stories with Daisy and Farmer Minor. We will present Daisy with her very own card from the Public Library of New London! Free, fun for all ages and no registration required.

 

Wednesday, April 15 - Thursday, April 16 - Teddy Bear Sleepover and Breakfast

School Vacation Week!

 

Bring your favorite Teddy Bear or Stuffed Animal to spend the night at the library! Drop your cuddly friend off between noon and 5pm on Wednesday. We will take excellent care of him or her- no worries! Then return Thursday morning at 10:30am for  

breakfast to find out about all the fun things that  

happened during the night. You can even check  

up on your friend on our Facebook page during the night.  

Free and no registration required.

 

Saturday, April 19 - Book to Movie: Matilda
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Rated PG 
93 min

 

Based on the book Matilda, by British children's author Roald Dahl, this film moves the setting from the U.K. to the U.S.; otherwise it follows the original closely. Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson) is an extremely curious and intelligent little girl who is very different from her low-brow, mainstream parents (Danny DeVito and real-life wife Rhea Perlman), who quite cruelly ignore her. As she grows older, she begins to discover that she has telekinetic powers. Not until a teacher shows her kindness for the first time does she realize that she can use those powers to do something about her sufferings and help her friends as well. Villains from the awful Miss Trunchbull (Pam Ferris), headmistress of her miserable school Crunchem Hall, to her parents and older brother begin to feel her ire. Look for Paul Reubens (aka Pee Wee Herman) in a small part as an FBI agent investigating Matilda's shady father. Author: Clarke Fountain

 

 

Saturday, April 26 - Frozen

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

 

Join us to watch a free screening of the Movie Frozen.   

The movie was  Inspired by The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.  

 

Ongoing Events
Art Behind The Story - Every Monday at 10:30 am. 

Story Time - Every Tuesday at 10:30 am.

Drumming Workshop - Every Wednesday in April at 4:00 pm.

Homework Helpers - Monday - Thursday, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

For more infomation, please click here to see our event calendar. 
Contact Us
Julie Holzworth, Children's Room Supervisor
Public Library of New London
860-447-1411
www.plnl.org

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