Youth Services Archives-2015

Holiday Origami Workshop

December 9th, 2015
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Holiday Origami Workshop with Julie Shi. You will have the option to create the Star of David, Christmas Tree, and Santa; or try your paper folding skills with all three! Turn your origami creations into note cards or decorations!
Ages 8 and up.
Contact: Discovery Room to register 413-565-4182

Stories with Santa!

Saturday December 12th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Click to listen to Santa Claus is Coming to Town
SANTA is coming to Storrs! Join us for a story, craft, game, and decorate a cupcake - all this and a visit with Santa too!
Conducted by the LHS Community Service in Learning class.

Contact: Discovery Room to register 413-565-4182
Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Twas the night before Christmas -Listen as Santa reads the story of The Night Before Christmas

Join us at Storrs Library to imagine, build and create with LEGOS!
This program is for grades K and up.

Please call the Discovery Room at 565-4182 to register.
Location: Meeting Room
Our "party" will have plenty of snacks and treats. We will play stack the states or other iPad games then students will learn where we will be sending letters. Students should return next month to receive a reply to their letter and write a new response.
Junior Volunteer Training
Storrs Library is looking for a few good volunteers! If you are in 6th grade and above and would like to work in the library, you are eligible. Volunteers will work 1 hour weekly re shelving and organizing our book collection, helping with crafts, and assisting the librarians in various ways.
Training dates are Wednesday, September 9th at 3:15 p.m. or Monday, September 21st at 6:30 p.m. Please stop by the Discovery Room to fill out an application or call 565-4182.

Kids Knit

Grade 4 and Up.
Come learn the basics of knitting at our Kids Knit program to be held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 - 4:45 pm.
This beginner class is for 6 weeks beginning September 30th and ending November 4th. In this class, knitters will learn about different yarns, knitting accessories and finger knitting. They will also knit a scarf. There is a fee of $10 for supplies and sign up is required. Space is limited.Please register in the Discovery Room or call 565-4182.

LHS Sports & Stories – Football

Monday November 2nd, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Members of the LHS Football team will read stories; work on a craft project and lead team exercises with elementary age children. Meet team members and get autographs too!

Contact: Discovery Room to register 413-565-4182
Register for the Children Summer Reading Program at Storrs Library.

Playing under the Sun

Have A Spooky  




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uso logoUntil Every One Comes Homes

The Pioneer Valley USO


Storrs Library

August 25th @
10:30 a.m.

Support Our Military Heroes!

Hear a story about military families, talk to the Pioneer Valley USO volunteers about all the wonderful work they do, make your donation of coffee and water, and help us fill their truck in support of our military heroes!

Please call the Discovery Room to register 413-565-4182

Back Pack Awareness presented by
Bay Path University graduate students. September 16th, 2015

Gr. K & up.
Come learn about the importance of packing your backpacks, purses, or other heavy bags the right way! Have an after school snack and learn good backpack habits!
Events will include:
• “Guess Which Backpack?”
• Backpack Packing Race
• Decorating a Backpack Awareness Day Banner!
• …And there will be snacks included!
Hero Dog Raffle Winner


Hero Dog Raffle Winner

minecraftMINECRAFT Friday's (MiFri) . Craft & Game with friends. 3:30-4:30. Gr. 3 and Up.
chess imageAfter School Chess Club is the place to be! Students in grade 2 and up are invited to drop-in on Mondays from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Challenge yourself and others while learning new game strategies. All levels of players are welcome.

Thursday May 28, 2015
Jr. Imagineers

Come to Storrs Library to imagine, create and build with LEGOS!
Gr. K and up

The World According to Humphrey by
Betty G. Birney

Wednesday May 27, 2015

Club 6.9.3.

Crafts, snacks, games.
Registration required.

Pick up a copy of the book from the Discovery Room.

Gr. 2 and 3 @ 3:15-4:15.

Recycle! Reuse!
Do you like to recycle? Are you creative? If so, come to the Discovery Room for the Recycle! Reuse program on April 23rd from 10:30 - 11:30. Use your recycling skills to make a colorful wreath from a cardboard and re-purposed material. Make a wreath for Grandma, yourself, or make one for Mothers' Day! All supplies will be provided. For students in grades 2 and up.
Earth Week BINGO
On Thursday, April 23 at 1:30, have some vacation fun with Storrs Library Earth Week BINGO! As always, we will have prizes, snacks and creative variations on the traditional BINGO game.
Edible Earth Day
On Wednesday, April 22, from 11:30-1p.m., students in grade 4 and up may join us to prepare and eat lunch. You will have a chance to practice slicing, dicing, grating, chopping and many other valuable kitchen skills. In celebration of Earth Day, we will use ingredients that can be grown right in your own backyard!
Mother Earth Memory Match
Multiple stories will be shared and pictures from the stories will be made into large floor size memory games. Children will take turns trying match pairs of pictures as they flip over two cards at a time. Grades K and up.

Early Education Class
Registration Week:

Monday, February 23 - Saturday, February 28.

We offer several Early Education Class sessions throughout the year that serve children from 18 months to 7 years old. Classes and art projects are designed around the abilities of the ages taught:

Books & Babies
18-24 months

Parent & Tot
24-36 months

Story Time
3-5 years

Story Stretchers
5-7 years

Saturday February 21, 2015:
Drop-In Crafts & Games.
All day. All ages.

Friday February 20, 2015

Pancakes for Pets:

Bring a donation for Dankin Animal Shelter and enjoy pancake related activities and a pancake breakfast!

Ages 3 and up.

Thursday February 19, 2015

Winter Break Movie:

The Boxtrolls

(PG). 2:45-4:30.

Thursday February 19, 2015

Winter LEGO'S. Create with LEGO'S.

Gr. K and up.

Thursday February 19, 2015:
Indoor Winter Game Fun!

Gr. 1 and up.

Wednesday February 18, 2015

Winter Bingo.

Gr. K and up.

Tuesday February 17, 2015:
Recycle Reuse

Craft with recycled materials.

3:30-4:30. Gr. 3 and up.

Saturday February 14, 2015

Read to Ralph.

Have your book ready ahead of time and sign up for a 10 minute session, 2:00-3:30.

Beginning Readers.
Saturday February 14, 2015:
Dads & Donuts.

10:30-11:30. All Ages.
Saturday February 07, 2015

Progressive Story Walk and Tour of the Library.

10:30-11:30 All Ages
YA Insider Night
After the library closes to the public we will have a special event just for students in grades 6 and up. Join us upstairs in the Young Adult Area to play the popular party game Mafia. Mafia is an exciting role play game that requires members of the group to play the part of a detective, a mafia member, a guardian angel, the narrator, or a town’s person. Pizza and drinks will be enjoyed buy all!
Join us at Storrs Library to imagine, build and create with LEGOS!
This program is for grades K and up.

Please call the Discovery Room at 565-4182 to register.
Location: Meeting Room