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12/7/2020 - Children’s and Teen Programs for January 2021

The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department is pleased to announce programming for January 2021 for children and teens. All programs are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. For more information and to register online please visit our website:

Children’s Programs:

Open House Take & Make Saturday Craft – Saturday, January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Stop by the Youth Services department every Saturday to take home a thematic craft. Available while supplies last.

Drop-In Storytime - Monday, January 4, 11, & 25 at 10:30 am on Facebook Live Join Miss Ann for stories and songs every Monday. All ages welcome. Crafts available in the Youth Services department while supplies last. No registration required.

Nutmeg & Nosh – Tuesday, January 5, 12, 29 & 26 at 4:00 pm on Facebook Live Join Miss Heather as we explore the Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees while enjoying a thematic snack based on each title. No registration required.

Storytime with Katie – Wednesday, January 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 10:30 am on Facebook Live Join Miss Katie for stories and songs geared towards toddlers and older. All ages welcome. Crafts available in the Youth Services department while supplies last. No registration required.

STEAMonday: Make Your Own Snow Paint – Monday, January 11 at 4:00 pm on Facebook Live. Join Miss Heather for an afternoon of science fun. This month learn how to make your own snow paint using everyday household ingredients. Recommended for ages 7 & up. No registration required.

Snowman Craft – Thursday, January 28 at 4:30 pm on Zoom Join Miss Katie for snowman themed stories and then make an adorable snowman craft together. Grades 2-5. Registration required.

Food Explorers: Cinnamon Rolls – Friday, January 15 at 5:00 pm on Zoom Let’s bake together with Katie Shepherd, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers. We’re making homemade cinnamon rolls. Ages 7 & up and families. Registration is required.

Teen Programs:

Homework Help with Triloshan – Thursday, January 7 and 21 (separate sessions), 5-6pm on Zoom Do you have a question about your science or math homework, or do you need some help understanding a concept from one of your STEM classes? Come to Homework Help with Triloshan on Zoom! Triloshan is a senior at Pomperaug High School who has been tutoring in math and science since middle school and currently tutors at Kumon. He has experience in many AP math and science classes, and enjoys tutoring at all levels of STEM topics. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Make and Take Craft: Emoji Earbud/Charger Cord Case – Starting Monday, January 11 while supplies last. Pick up complete kits to make an emoji themed earbud case from the Teen Department starting Monday, January 11. These circular cases are a great way to keep your earbuds from getting tangled, but they also work great for charging cords, too! Each kit will have instructions and all supplies needed (except scissors). You can work on the kits in your own time, or you can wait and work on them together with us during our Make and Take Monday Meetup!

Zoom Make and Take Meetup – Monday, January 25 at 4:00 pm on Zoom Join us for our Make and Take Monday Meetup! Join us to work on your emoji earbud case together, or to chat about how it went (note: if you are planning on working on it together, having your felt cut out before the program will help). Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Please visit the Southbury Public Library website at for program details and registration information. Visit our Facebook page: