‘Creating Musical Readers’ Jack and the Beanstalk program with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Creating Musical Readers’ is a musical literacy program for children ages 10 and under.  WSO musicians bring beloved children’s stories to life, reading aloud and playing their instruments to enact or underscore key moments of the story as part of a very unique “story time,” transforming young lives by educating, inspiring... Read more »

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Earth Day T-Shirt Bag

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

Earth Day T-Shirt Bag Tuesday, April  23 6:00 – 7:00pm Wykeham Room Got holes in your t-shirt? Don’t toss them, recreate them! Celebrate this Earth Day by turning your old tees into a stylish tote to carry your things around in style. Learn how to give your t-shirts a second life with help from Dawn... Read more »

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Thursday Book Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

Book Club Lady Tan's Circle of Women by Lisa See Thursday, April 25th 6:00-7:00 PM   According to Confucius, “an educated woman is a worthless woman,” but Tan Yunxian—born into an elite family, yet haunted by death, separations, and loneliness—is being raised by her grandparents to be of use. Her grandmother is one of only... Read more »

Friday Fun at the Gunn

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

For preschool children and their caregivers.  Kids and caregivers are invited to join Miss Linda on Friday mornings for stories, songs, games, crafts, and playtime activities. 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!

Teddy Bear Picnic

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

A Teddy Bear Picnic!  Bring a favorite cuddly teddy bear, or another stuffed animal, for an indoor “picnic.”  They will enjoy old fashioned field day games like egg and spoon race, hopscotch, bean bag toss and parachute. Bear-themed treats and lemonade will be available. Our activities will be based on the beloved children's book, We're Going... Read more »

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Educate to Navigate

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

With Art Mulligan and Sara Lynn Leavenworth of Senior Advocacy Services and Jade LaBella of Berkshire Hathaway Thursday, May 2nd 6:00-7:00 PM Wykeham Room Senior Advocate Services is here to help you and your loved ones navigate the art of aging gracefully and with dignity. Most senior adults in our country need assistance understanding their... Read more »

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Friday Fun at the Gunn

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

For preschool children and their caregivers.  Kids and caregivers are invited to join Miss Linda on Friday mornings for stories, songs, games, crafts, and playtime activities. 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!

Monday Movie Matinee : Color Purple

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

Join us for our Monday Movie Matinees. Movies are shown at 1:00 PM in the beautiful, historic Wykeham Room The Color Purple Monday, May 6th, 2024, at 1:00 PM A story of love and resilience, “The Color Purple” is a decades-spanning tale of one woman’s journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life... Read more »

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Cooking Through Time Cookbook Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

Join the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum on Thursday May 9 at 6:00pm for our program Cooking Through Time. For May, we will explore the history of American Tea Rooms and their menus. This bimonthly cookbook club will highlight recipes and cookbooks from yesteryear.  The program combines history and food as we will discuss the history behind... Read more »

Friday Fun at the Gunn

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

For preschool children and their caregivers.  Kids and caregivers are invited to join Miss Linda on Friday mornings for stories, songs, games, crafts, and playtime activities. 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!

Gunn Memorial Library Friday Book Club

Gunn Memorial Library 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793, Washington, CT, US

Gunn Memorial Library Friday Book Club The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak Friday, May 10  1:00 PM Title for the Friday book discussion in May is The Island of Missing Trees, by Elif Shafak. Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot, and a Turkish Cypriot, meet at a taverna on the island they both call home.... Read more »