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Mary Cheney Library

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586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
860-645-0577 http://library.townofmanchester.org

April 2019

Preschool Dance Party

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

This month we will have two chances to dance! Join us in the morning for Music Monday during the Week of the Young Child on April 8th and then again for a Friday afternoon on April 26th! This program is a time for children up to age 6 and their grownups to rock out at the library. Dance, sing along, and have fun to kids’ music and oldies.

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R.E.A.D. to a Dog with Andy & Grant

April 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

Andy and Grant are registered therapy dogs and reading education assistance dogs; they are very experienced with children and great listeners! Be sure to stop by for this great opportunity for children to practice their reading skills. 3:30-4:45pm for Pre-K to Grade 1 & 4:15-4:45pm for Grades 2-4. Andy

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Artsy Thursday

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Join us for a Week of the Young Child event where we will tap into our creative side with process art projects! Be prepared for some messy, paint-filled fun. Recommended for preschool age children. Materials will be provided.

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Earth Day Storytime

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

We will celebrate Earth Day a week early with stories, songs and an activity.

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Digging Into Nature with Animal Embassy

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Animals dig into the surface of the Earth for many reasons; some dig to lay their eggs, others to find or hide food, many to escape extremes of heat or cold, while some are permanent underground residents. Families will meet an African Sulcata tortoise, an Indian sand boa, a soft shelled turtle, giant cane toads, a rabbit, a hedgehog and more as we explore the subterranean realm and some of the creatures that call it home. This program is recommended…

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Picture BINGO

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Picture BINGO for preschool age children.

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R.E.A.D. to a Dog with Andy & Grant

April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

Andy and Grant are registered therapy dogs and reading education assistance dogs; they are very experienced with children and great listeners! Be sure to stop by for this great opportunity for children to practice their reading skills. 3:30-4:45pm for Pre-K to Grade 1 & 4:15-4:45pm for Grades 2-4. Andy

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My First Spring Baby Program

April 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Visit the library for a handprint craft and photo opportunity recommended for children 6-18 months old.

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Fairy Tale Ball Children’s Program

April 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Come to the library dressed as your favorite fairy tale or storybook character for games, crafts, dancing, and a fantasy themed photo opportunity!

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Peter Rabbit Children’s Program

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Peter Rabbit will visit the library for a story, photo opportunity and craft!

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R.E.A.D. to a Dog with Andy & Grant

April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

Andy and Grant are registered therapy dogs and reading education assistance dogs; they are very experienced with children and great listeners! Be sure to stop by for this great opportunity for children to practice their reading skills. 3:30-4:45pm for Pre-K to Grade 1 & 4:15-4:45pm for Grades 2-4. Andy

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Preschool Dance Party

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

This month we will have two chances to dance! Join us in the morning for Music Monday during the Week of the Young Child on April 8th and then again for a Friday afternoon on April 26th! This program is a time for children up to age 6 and their grownups to rock out at the library. Dance, sing along, and have fun to kids’ music and oldies.

Find out more »

May 2019

R.E.A.D. to a Dog with Andy & Grant

May 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

3:30-4pm for Pre-K to Grade 1 & 4:15-4:45pm for Grades 2-4. Andy and Grant are registered therapy dogs and reading education assistance dogs; they are very experienced with children and great listeners! Be sure to stop by for this great opportunity for children to practice their reading skills.

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Preschool Dance Party

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

This program is a time for children up to age 6 and their grownups to rock out at the library. Dance, sing along, and have fun to kids’ music and oldies.

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Two Right Feet’s Twice Nice, Three Times Happy

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

In this program children will participate in a fun group activity that will foster team-building skills, healthy communication, empathy and giggle-fits. It will also include a musical reading of Andrea Beaty’s Rosie Revere, Engineer and a creative (and silly) dance piece!

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Turn It Up!

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Welcome back Ms. Sandi and her Turn It Up! music and movement program! Listen to direction first, then use your imagination to move and boogie in your own special way. There are no mistakes here – just 40 minutes of grooving and fun!

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June 2019

Two Right Feet: Escaping Your Atmosphere

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

This space theme will include fun games like Zero Gravity Hokey Pokey and a musical reading of Dr. Seuss’ "There’s No Place Like Space." Recommended for children ages 3-9.

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Preschool Dance Party: 90s Edition

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040 United States
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Free

Move to the beat of kid’s music and 90s hits in this throwback edition of our dance party for children up to age 6! Children and their grown-ups are encouraged to dance, sing along and have fun!

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