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10/13/2021 - Children’s and Teen Programs for November 2021

The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department is pleased to announce programming for November 2021 for children and teens. We are offering a mix of in-person and virtual events this fall. 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 Craft – Saturday, November 6, 13, 20 & 27.
Stop by the Youth Services department every Saturday to take home a thematic craft. Available while supplies last.

Drop-In Storytime – Monday, November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 am on Facebook Live
Join Miss Heather for stories and songs every Monday. Crafts available in the Youth Services department while supplies last. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Storytime with Katie – Wednesday, November 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 10:30 am on Facebook Live
Join Miss Katie for stories and songs geared towards toddlers and older. Crafts available in the Youth Services department while supplies last. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Nutmegs at Noon – Tuesday, November 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 12:00 pm on Facebook Live
Nutmegs are back! Join Miss Heather as we explore the 2022 Elementary Nutmeg and Charter Oak Nominees. No registration required.

Food Explorers Online: No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake – Tuesday, November 16 at 5:00 pm on Zoom
Join the Registered Dietitians from Food Explorers and learn how to make a no bake pumpkin cheesecake. Ages 7 & up and families. Registration is required.

Fall Fairy Craft – Thursday, November 18 at 4:30 pm in the Kingsley Room
We’re back crafting live and in person! Join us and make a fall fairy house as Miss Katie shares related stories. Grades 2-5. Registration required.

Family Film Friday: Soul – Friday, November 19 at 6 pm in Kingsley Room
Families are invited to watch the new hit Disney Pixar film. Bring your own blankets and pillows. No food or beverages are allowed. Rated PG. All ages welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

STEAMonday: Pumpkin Slime – Monday, November 29 at 4:15 pm in the Storytime Room
STEAMonday is back live and in person with a fall themed favorite. We’re making pumpkin slime. Grades 2-5. Registration required.

Tiny Food Explorers: In-Person – Tuesday, November 30 at 10:00 am in Kingsley Room
Food Explorers is back in the library! Join Tiny Food Explorers for some fun with food! Come and explore new flavors and textures while playing games all about food and MyPlate! You’ll make a hands-on healthy snack that even the pickiest of eaters will be keen to try. All snack ingredients will be nut free but may contain dairy. No food will be shared. Ages 2-5 & caregivers. Registration is required

Teen Programs:

Teen LitLoot Book Subscription Boxes – Starting Monday, November 1
Register anytime in September for our LitLoot book subscription box and get two book selections customized to you along with some extra added on goodies in this box of book magic! Grades 6-12.

Teen To-Go Craft Kits: Snail Plush – Starting Monday, November 8
Pick up complete kits to make a Snail Plush from the Teen Department while supplies last. Each kit will have instructions and all supplies needed (except scissors). Kits are not limited per person, but we ask that you only take what you (and siblings or friends you are crafting with) need. Grades 6-12.

Baked Veggie Rigatoni with Food Explorers Online – Wednesday, November 17 from 5-6pm on Zoom
Join Food Explorers to make Baked Veggie Rigatoni! This healthy and delicious dinner is packed with delicious flavor and is perfect for a cozy fall dinner. Cook along with us over Zoom from the comfort of your very own kitchen. Grades 6-12 and their families. Space is limited. Registration required.

Teen Advisory Board –Tuesday, November 30 from 6-7 pm in the Youth Services Tutor Corner
We are looking for creative, energetic volunteers in grades 6-12 who are interested in making a difference at the Southbury Public Library! Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members can directly influence our teen book and AV collections, teen programming and events, and other teen services. Each monthly meeting opens with a discussion about ideas for programs, materials, and more and closes out with some special volunteer projects. If you are interested in serving on the Teen Advisory Board, you can apply to be considered on our website at

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