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The Library now subscribes to Transparent Language Online. ¬†North Haven residents can create a free account and learn foreign languages at your own pace. ¬†You can also improve your English, if it is not your native tongue. ¬†Log on and try it out.
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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.
Saturdays, January¬† 24, 31
10:30 ‚Äď 11:15 a.m. (4 weeks)
Ages 5 – 8
Did you know that Paul Bunyan was a giant lumberjack who had a blue ox for a pet?¬†¬† Have you ever heard the story of the elves that made shoes?¬† Did you know that you can make soup from stones?¬† Join us for a fun-filled program with stories, craft, and games.
Registration is required and begins on Friday, Dec. 19th at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 2nd¬†¬† at 10 a.m. for non-residents
Frozen Sing-a-long and Craft
Monday, January 26 at 6:30 ‚Äď 7:00 p.m.
Ages 4 ‚Äď8
Sing songs from Disney‚Äôs Frozen while making your own Elsa-inspired crown.¬† And who knows – maybe Queen Elsa or Princess Anna might just stop by! Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 2nd¬† at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 16th at 10 a.m. for non-residents.
fun. ¬†Members of this group will have first dibs on the library‚Äôs newest books. After reading the book of your choice, you will then have the opportunity to share your opinions with others. ¬†Please pick up the book of your choice from our newest selection and read this book before the group meets. Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 2nd¬†¬† at 10 a.m.
Monday,¬† February 2 at 6:30 ‚Äď 7:30p.m.
Ages 4 ‚Äď 10
Wear your jammies, grab your teddy, and come ¬†listen to some wonderful stories.¬† No registration is required.¬† First come, first served basis.
Full of Joy Yoga (6 week series)
Wednesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11 at 10:30 ‚Äď 11:00 a.m.
Ages 3 ¬Ĺ – 5
Yoga¬†helps children develop strong, flexible bodies while cultivating a lifetime of joy, peace and wonder. Classes with Lani Rosen of Full of Joy Yoga, combine music, games, props and stories which give everyone the benefits of yoga. ¬†Attendees must arrive 10 minutes prior to onset of the sessions to assist with room set up. (Clear chairs)
Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 16th¬†¬† at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 23rd ¬†¬†at 10 a.m. for non-residents.
For a complete list of Children’s Programs click here.
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.
Receive a new¬†tablet?
We have renewed our subscription to the¬†Zinio¬†e-magazine service¬†for¬†a second year.¬†¬†Conde Nast has added some titles that you may enjoy:¬†Bon Appetit, Brides, Conde Nast Traveler, Glamour, Golf Digest, GQ, The¬†New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and more.¬† New this year is an email alert service.¬† Sign up and you will receive an email when the¬†latest issues of your favorite magazines are available.¬† Zinio magazines are available with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Step-by-step instructions and a video tutorial will help you get started. Please contact the¬†Reference Desk with any questions. Happy reading!
From the LION Catalog, click on Login to My Account.¬† Type in your last name and library card barcode number.¬† On the left, click on the link for Reading History.¬† Click on Opt In, and from now on, every item you’ve checked out will appear on this list.¬† Happy reading, listening and viewing!
Over 200 cake pans and cookie cutters are¬†available to borrow at the library.¬† Consult the¬†display in the Children‚Äôs Department to see many popular TV and movie¬†character pans such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob, Mickey Mouse, Power Rangers¬†and Elmo and the gang! There are¬†many more designs¬†for special occasions, holidays¬†and the four seasons.¬† The loan period for these items is one week. Someone you love is having a birthday. Come and check them out now!
For more information, see our cake pans page.