Morning Toddler Storytime

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Brr! Toddlers get your hats, mittens, boots, and coats on, and get ready for our snowy winter storytimes for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.  A cheery program of stories, music, rhymes, and crafts designed for busy toddlers.

Free

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

For 3-4-year-olds and their caregivers.  This program promotes social skills through stories, fingerplays, flannel board activities, music, and crafts.  These programs feature seasonal themes and offer relaxed and friendly social time for moms, as well as preschoolers.  Bring a friend or make some new ones!   Parent/Guardian acknowledges receipt and understanding of the Unattended Children... Read more »

Free

Toddler Playscape Fun Time

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Kids up to 5 years old and their caregivers are invited to come Monday mornings for some creative fun on our new tumbling blocks and foam mats. This indoor activity is an easy way to entertain your little ones and get the wiggles out.

Free

History Book Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

For March we have a choice of books to read on Franklin D. Roosevelt. Please choose one book out of three to read for the meeting date. Copies of the book are available at the library's circulation desk. Choices are: FDR by Jean Edward Smith Franklin and Winston by Jon Meacham The Traitor to His... Read more »

Free

Winter Book Club: 4th & 5th Grade

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Join Ms. Ashley for our seven-week after school winter book club at the Gunn Library! You will read and discuss the adventurous and captivating novel, Aru Shah and The End of Time, by Roshani Chokshi. “While twelve-year-old Aru Shah’s classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break... Read more »

Free

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Story Craft

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

It’s cold outside but come stay cozy at the library with books while listening to stories about snow, winter, winter animals, and spring flowers.   Parent/Guardian acknowledges receipt and understanding of the Unattended Children Policy. By registering their Child for the Program, Parent/Guardian confirms that they have read and agree to comply with the policy.... Read more »

Free

Monday Movie Matinee

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Join us for our Monday Movie Matinees in our lovely, historic Wykeham Room. Movies are shown at 1pm on each Monday except for the second Monday of the month.  

Cooking Through Time Cookbook Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Join us on Thursday March 14 at 6:00pm for a new program Cooking Through Time. This bimonthly cookbook club will highlight recipes and cookbooks from yesteryear.  The program combines history and food as we will discuss the history behind the recipes and food fads while sharing our experiences and creations with fellow members. Registration is... Read more »

Free

Morning Toddler Storytime

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Brr! Toddlers get your hats, mittens, boots, and coats on, and get ready for our snowy winter storytimes for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.  A cheery program of stories, music, rhymes, and crafts designed for busy toddlers.

Free

Friday Afternoon Book Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Friday, March  15 1:00 - 2:00pm Register here. Poverty, By America By Matthew Desmond Our  NEW afternoon book club will read various inspiring, thought-provoking, and award-winning literary fiction and non-fiction works to encourage thoughtful reflection and engaged communication. The landmark book, Poverty, by America written by acclaimed sociologist Matthew Desmond is up for discussion in... Read more »

Free

Drop in Game Club ( Middle School and Up)

A monthly Game Club for middle school and up. Hosted by the library and Jake Gervasio, a sophomore at Shepaug. And will consist of a handful of card/board games like Uno, Phase 10, games with a standard deck of cards and more! No registration required

Cross Stitching with the Gunn Museum

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT

Join Amy Campanaro, Gunn Museum Curator, and Librarian Miss Linda to learn the basics of cross stitching. Cross stitch is a super simple needlecraft; all you have to do is make an “x”! If you have always wanted to try cross-stitching but weren’t sure where to start, join us for this beginner-friendly class. Follow our... Read more »

Free