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The Library is closed on April 3rd for Good Friday.
Open regular hours on Saturday, April 4th.
Nick Mancini is the author of The Complete Organic Gardener. ¬†Nick is an author, teacher, lecturer, and garden consultant with decades of experience. A University of Connecticut Certified Master Gardener, he specializes in organic vegetables, fruits and brambles. Learn how to garden the healthful way.
Register online here, stop by the Reference Desk, or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.
Saturday, March 14, 28, April 18, & 25¬†at 10:30 ‚Äď 11:30 a.m.
Ages 4 ‚Äď 10 and their family
Sensory Storytime¬†is¬†a new interactive program geared specifically for children with special needs ages 4 ‚Äď 10.¬† This storytime, designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories and sensory activity play, is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or for children who have difficulty sitting still. We hope to provide a welcoming, encouraging, and supportive place for you and your child.
Registration is required and begins on Friday, Friday, February 27th¬†at 10 a.m. for residents and non-residents. Register here.
Retro Toy and Game Day (School Vacation Week)
Monday, April 13 at 2:00 ‚Äď¬†3:30 P.M.
It‚Äôs retro toy and game time! Send Slinky sliding down the stairs or try your hand¬†at great classic games from Jacks to jump rope. Play with our retro toys like Etch a Sketch or our View-Master reels all making a comeback from the ‚Äúgood old days.‚ÄĚ
Registration is required and begins on Friday, March 20th at 10 a.m. for residents (online registration begins at 10:30 a.m.) and Friday, March 27th¬† at 10 a.m. for non-residents. Register here.
Magic Show with Chick Kelman (School Vacation Week)
Tuesday, April 14 at 10:30¬†‚Äď¬†11:30 A.M.
Registration is required and begins on Friday, March 20th at 10 a.m. for residents (online registration begins at 10:30 a.m)¬†and Friday, March 27th¬† at 10 a.m. for non-residents. Register here.
Flight School (3 week series)
Tuesdays, April 14, 21, 28 at 6:30 ‚Äď¬†7:30 P.M.
Explore the science of flight and air related principles through hands-on activities, simple science experiments and cool demonstrations. Here‚Äôs your chance to make a stomp rocket, propel a helicopter, and fly your own plane!
Registration is required and begins on Friday, March 20th¬† at 10 a.m. for residents (online registration begins at 10:30 a.m) and Friday, March 27th¬† at 10 a.m. for non-residents. Register here.
Princess Tea Party
Wednesday, April 15th at 10:30 ‚Äď¬† 11:15 A.M.
Come dressed as your favorite princess or wear your fanciest clothes and enjoy a spot of tea!¬† Cupcakes will be served, but help is needed with the frosting!¬† Be prepared to receive the royal treatment!
Registration is required and begins on Friday, March 20th¬† at 10 a.m. for residents (online registration begins at 10:30 a.m.) and Friday, March 27th at 10 a.m. for non-residents. Register here.
For a complete list of Children’s Programs click here.
North Haven card holders can now borrow thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers, available 24/7, by following the link from the North Haven Library website northhavenlibrary.net or by visiting hoopladigital.com and signing in with a North Haven Library card. A free mobile app is available for Android and IOS devices.
With hoopla digital, North Haven residents can borrow, and instantly stream and download free dynamic content using their valid North Haven library card.¬† Movies may be borrowed for 3 days, music for 7 days, and audiobooks for 21 days. Titles will automatically disappear from the borrower‚Äôs device at the end of the loan period. Residents¬†will be able to borrow up to 10 titles per month.
The North Haven Library ¬†offers Transparent Language Online to residents, free of charge.¬† Available for learning 95+ languages,¬†plus English as a Second Language (ESL) materials for native speakers of 26+ languages, the program has something for every learner:
- Alphabet Courses: Full-length alphabet courses are available for 18+ languages to familiarize you with new writing systems, empowering you to learn one (or more!) of those ‚Äúintimidating‚ÄĚ languages like Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, or Arabic.
- Essentials Courses: These courses guide you through 30+ lessons of pure language fundamentals, including meeting and greeting, expressing wants and needs, planning for a trip, dealing with money, asking for help, and beyond.
- Supplemental Vocabulary: Hundreds of topically-organized vocabulary lists will teach you thousands of new words and phrases through a completely redesigned suite of fun, interactive activities that build all four core language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. No more drilling paper flashcards!
- Grammar Reference: An extensive index of grammar materials rounds out the learning experience, providing both written and multimedia explanations of grammar rules and patterns
Sign up today with your North Haven Library card!
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read an article about our cake pans
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more information¬†on our cake pans.
One voucher per day to Long Wharf Theatre is available as part of our Museum Pass Program. The voucher is good for two free adult tickets and is valid until the next day after being handed out. This offer is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library and runs through May 2015.
BookFlix is an interactive literacy resource that pairs classic fiction storybooks ¬†with non-fiction eBooks. With colorful animation and interactive games, BookFlix introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.¬† BookFlix has over 100 titles with read-along options to develop listening and reading comprehension.
Access BookFlix from home¬†by using your North Haven library card.¬† BookFlix is also available at the computer stations in the Children‚Äôs Department of the library.
Thanks to the Friends of the North Haven Library, we were able to have local newspapers from the 1970’s to 2011 scanned and put into a searchable database accessible from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. ¬†Stop by the Reference Desk for a one page how-to guide. ¬†Try out the database¬†at NorthHaven.advantage-preservation.com.
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