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  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program for families with children up to 5 years old with the goal of reading 1000 books together prior to your child's first day of kindergarten.

    This program is made possible by funding from the Groton Education Foundation. For more information, visit the Children's Room.

  • Build a Better World Summer Reading Program

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    Build a great calendar of fun this summer at M&NL! Summer Reading Challenges for preschoolers, kids, and teens from June 26 to August 5 at noon. 

    Read books and win prizes!  Make this your best summer yet by stopping by the library all summer long to pick up books, make crafts, enjoy our programs, and meet new friends!

  • Alzheimer's Basics

    with Kristine Johnson

    Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00 pm

    Kristine Johnson, the Eastern Regional Director of the Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter, will present this talk on Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

    Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

    This program is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

  • Roode Memorial Concert Series

    Celtic Harp & Sing-Along

    Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 pm

    Long-time Mystic resident Agnes Roode passed away in December 2014. In her memory, family and friends requested donations in her honor be made to initiate a Music Concert Series at the Mystic & Noank Library. We are delighted to present the 2nd Annual Concert Series this spring to celebrate Agnes and her love of music. All concerts are free and held in the Spicer Reading Room on the second floor of the Library.

    Our third and final concert of the series is Celtic Harp & Sing-Along with Connecticut-based Harpist Debbie Vinick! You won't want to miss this beautiful program of new and familiar tunes! 

    Doors open at 5:30 pm and music begins at 6:00 in our upstairs Spicer Reading Room.

  • Friday Family Movie Matinee: Surf's Up 2

    Friday, June 30 at 3:00 pm

    Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania (PG, 2017, 1h 24min)

    This program is free and open to the public. Bring your favorite snack and a covered drink!

    This series was made possible by generous funding provided by the Friends of the Mystic and Noank Library.

  • Summer Preschool Drop-in Storytime!

    Storytime Caterpillar​Thursdays at 10:30 am ~ June 22 through August 10

    Join our librarians for a fun and interactive story time for our youngest library patrons! Free and open to the public; no registration is required.

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  • Fall Fundraiser: September 27, 2017

    Join us at the Engine Room!

    MNL 125 LogoHelp the Library kick-off its 125th Anniversary at our Fall Fundraiser at the Engine Room in Mystic! 

    You will be treated to plentiful hors d'oeuvres, multiple dinner stations, tasty desserts and a full and open bar---all included in your ticket! We have room for 125 friends so please don't miss out! 

    Catch up with your colleagues, your Mystic neighbors and our wonderful community leaders at this important event. Your ticket purchase supports our library resources, programming and services and we thank you for your support! 

     Buy your tickets on-line here. Seating is limited---don't delay! 

  • Teen Art Series: Printmaking

    With MMoA artist Lisa Adams

    Monday, June 26 at 2:00 pm

    MMoA artist Lisa Adams will facilitate a hands-on, printmaking project for students ages 10 to 15.  All supplies are included with this program. Class size is limited. Program is free. Sign-up today!

    This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Mystic & Noank Library.

  • Terrific Tuesday: Acrobat Li Liu

    Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm

    Stop by and watch things fly at the Mystic & Noank Library! Be amazed and entertained by the world class Li Liu the Acrobat in our Terrific Tuesdays kick-off event.

    The library’s Terrific Tuesdays series is part of our Build a Better World Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for children of all ages. It is free and open to the public due to generous funding from the Friends of the Mystic & Noank Library. No registration is required.

  • Teen Wii U Gaming

    Tuesday, June 27 at 4:00 pm

    Summer brings many cool things to the Mystic & Noank Library, including a Wii U Gaming Cart! Stop by Tuesday afternoon for some fun among friends.

    The Wii U Gaming Cart will be available from 4:00 to 5:00 pm with a new challenge from our collection each week. Games are appropriate for ages 9 and up.

  • Teen Movie Night: Rogue One

    Tuesday, June 27 at  6:30 pm

    Rogue One (PG, 2016, 2h 13min)

    This program is free and open to the public. Bring your favorite snack and a covered drink!

    This series was made possible by generous funding provided by the Friends of the Mystic and Noank Library.

  • Lets Get Building: Human Habitats

    Wednesday, June 28 at 10:30

    Enter the construction zone and become a builder with the Children’s Museum of Southeastern CT’s preschool/kindergarten science program. Children take a look at habitats around the world before dressing like a builder, creating a blueprint, and finally constructing their own habitats from the museum's extensive collection of Thinker Linkers.

    The library’s preschool science series is part of our Build a Better World! Summer Reading Program and is appropriate for children in preschool and kindergarten. It is free and open to the public due to generous funding from the Mystic Women’s Club. Class size is limited; register online through the library’s EventKeeper.

  • Flow Circus Kids

    Thursday, June 29 at 2:00 pm

    Build a better you! Challenge yourself this summer by learning new skills. Building a better world starts by building a better, more skilled you. Paul’s comedy juggling and magic show engages audiences of all ages. 

    The library’s Science and Nature series is part of our Build a Better World! Summer Reading Program.  It is free and open to the public due to generous funding from the Friends of the Mystic & Noank Library. No registration is required.

  • Tackling the College Application Essay

    With Emily Fry, Associate Director of Admission, Connecticut College and Holly Bogo, Assistant Director of Admission, Connecticut College

    Monday, July 17 at 6:30 pm

    The College Readiness series offers assistance to students, and their parents or guardians, in tackling the college admission process.

    It's a little-known fact that even students who absolutely love to write will struggle with the application essay. This session will be led by current admission officers and will offer insight into how essays are reviewed and tips for writing your own personal narrative for the college application process.

    The College Readiness series is free and open to the public; no registration is required. Students and parents are encouraged to attend this important seminar series together.

     



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