Submitted by Laurie Prichard.
Killingworth Library Family programs
Magic Workshop for All Ages Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:00 a.m. to Noon at Killingworth Library. Join Christina the Magician for an intergenerational Magic Workshop at the library! The only thing cooler than watching a magic show is learning how to perform the magic yourself! Ages 8 to 108 are welcome, but space is limited, so make sure to register early by visiting our online calendar at: http://killingworthlibrary.org/
Just Ask! A Book Discussion for Families (and plant a garden!) Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:00 p.m. at Killingworth Library Special guest Maureen Massa, personal friend of U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, brings to life Justice Sotomayor’s wonderful children’s book, Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You. Told in the context of children coming together to plant a garden, Justice Sotomayor writes about children with all sorts of challenges – and looks at the special gifts those kids have as well. Come discuss this book while planting a small garden. This family program is open to all, but space is limited, so make sure to register early by visiting our online calendar at: http://killingworthlibrary.org/
Come Meet the Author (and Her Dog!) Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4:00 p.m. at Killingworth Library Join us as author Connie Bombaci and her four-legged family member Judea introduce her new children’s book, Hogan’s Hope, Finding a Forever Home of Love and Acceptance. Connie will demonstrate how she uses AMERICAN sign language to communicate with animals. This family program is open to all, but space is limited, so make sure to register early by visiting our online calendar at: http://killingworthlibrary.org/
Killingworth Library Adult Programs
Preparing for Postpartum Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Killingworth library. Postpartum questions? We’ve got answers. Join other expecting and new mamas for a real-life Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Mandy Major, certified postpartum doula PCD(DONA), Healthline.com postpartum columnist, and the founder of Motherbaby Network, LLC. This intimate, 1.5-hour session will cover top questions and important basics to help you successfully sail through the fourth trimester, including lactation, emotional health, postpartum resources, and how to care for your postpartum body—and how others can help care for you, too. Babies welcome. This event is lactation friendly. The event is free, but advance sign up is required, please register online using our calendar, or call the library at 860663-2000.
A Tour of the Universe from Your Backyard Friday, November 8, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Pond House, Parmelee Farm. Starting at Earth and exploring into space, learn about interesting astronomical phenomena and objects to see in the late fall sky right from your backyard with and without binoculars and telescopes. Get a sense of the vastly different sizes of and distances starting with what is within Earth’s atmosphere to millions of light years away including Earth’s shadow, Sun dogs, rainbows, Moon halos, satellites, meteors, Moon, Sun, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies. Weather permitting the talk will be followed by viewing some of the phenomena in the night sky through telescopes. Presenters Professor Jim Mazur and Laurie Averill are members of the Astronomical Society of New Haven.
The event is free, but advance sign up is required, please register online using our calendar, or call the library at 860-663-2000.