Young Adult

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame
Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut’s Remarkable Women
Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of our state’s most remarkable women! Be inspired as you learn about librarians, teachers, and other remarkable women. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall, its mission and programs, and give you a panoramic view of some of its 121 Inductees from across all fields of endeavor, from politics and sports to the arts and sciences. Portraits will be available for viewing after the program, refreshments will be served. All ages are welcomed. Saturday, March 23rd at 11:00 am

Seed Exchange

Come to the library and pick up flower, vegetable and herb seeds beginning

March 25th. This program is sponsored by the University of Rhode Island Seed Program. Limited 5 packs per family, seeds are available until they are gone. 

Ghost Hunters of Connecticut 

They will be presenting the findings from their past investigations from over 30 years in the paranormal including photos videos and audio clips. They will explain what equipment they use, as well as talking about first hand experiences they have had.

This program is for patrons 12 and up, Saturday, March 30th at 11:00 am

Teen Book Discussion

“The Angel Factory” by Terence Blacker
Have you ever imagined that you might be living in a dream reality? That your parents, your sister, your best friend, even your dog isn’t who you think they are? Ever felt that while your friends gripe about their dysfunctional families and their grades, you can’t really complain? Have you ever thought your life is just a little too good to be true? If your answer is yes, than you can imagine how Thomas Wisdom feels. Once he starts digging for clues about his family’s history and identity, he begins to uncover a truth and a responsibility that are almost too fantastic and tragic for one boy to bear….

Friday, April 12th at 4 pm

Spring Reading Program

KICKOFF: Monday, April 1st
Spring Reading READO is open to ages 0-13.

When you get a “READO” (one row complete) bring your card to the library to get a small prize. Your card is in this newsletter and more can be found at the library.

When you get a “Blackout READO” (complete the entire card) bring your card to the library to get entered in the grand prize drawing.

No more than 8 blocks per week, all books read must be checked out from the Babcock Library.

Participants will have the opportunity to turn in two “Blackout READO” cards total – one in April and one in May for the grand prize drawings. Winners will be announced May 31st.

Join the Teen Meet Up! (Registration is required)
Are you 12-16 and like spending time at the library? If your answer is yes, then the Teen Meet Up is for you! We are looking for teens to assist us with the reading activities that we do throughout the year. You will assist with collection development, programming for all ages and set up book displays. Of course we have snacks!

Fridays, April 26th and May 24th at 4:00 pm

Learn to play the Ukulele

Sue Way will instruct students on how to play and tune a Ukulele.  Participants must have a valid library card in good standing for this program.  Program is designed for participants 9 years old and up.  (Yes, adults are welcome!)

Registration is required.

Tuesdays starting at 12:30 pm