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June

Art Journaling
Friday, June 2 from 5-7 p.m.

This program is open to teens and adults.  No experience necessary.  You will receive a journal on your first session to be used for future classes.

Story Time 

Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Join Miss Jenn for stories, crafts, games, and more.

Please Note:
June 1 and June 8 are the last regularly scheduled story time sessions until the fall.  But consider registering for our Summer Reading Program beginning the week of June 20.  We are planning various all ages Story Time sessions from June 29 - August 3.

Needlecrafts on Thursday Mornings

Join other crafters on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.  Bring your knitting, crocheting, or quilting projects.

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Tick Prevention with the Eastern Highland Health District
Thursday, June 15 at 10 a.m.

Join us for an all ages program with a nurse from the Eastern Highland Health District.  Learn how to protect yourself and your pets from ticks.

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Find Your Voice
Summer Reading at the Library

Stop by the library the week of June 20th to register for Summer Reading.  All ages are welcome to participate.  We have lots planned to keep you reading and creating. 

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Find Your Voice
Summer Reading Kick-off Event

Stop by the library on Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m. to celebrate with some fun outdoor activities.  In the event of rain, we will move our activities inside.

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Find Your Voice
Summer Reading

Paws & Pages all ages Story Time with the CT Humane Society 

Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m.

Join us for an all ages Story Time with the CT Humane Society.
Funding for this program is provided by the Leo J. & Rose Pageau Trust Grant.

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Find Your Voice
Summer Reading
Paint Party

Saturday, July 1 at 10 a.m.

Teens and adults are invited to a summer-themed Paint Party at the library.  All supplies will be provided but you MUST REGISTER as space is limited.  Contact the library today to reserve your spot.

Brooklyn/Canterbury/Scotland
Book Discussion

This month we are reading and discussing the YA All CT Reads selection:

Hollow Fires
by Samira Ahmed

Join us on Tuesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. at the Canterbury Public Library.
Copies of the book are available at the library.

Calendar of Events 

Here is what's coming up at the library:

1 & 8

June

2023

Story Time

Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.

Join us on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for stories, games, crafts, and more.

Open to children 5 and under and their grownups.  


1, 8, 15, 22, 29 

June

2023

Needlecrafts

Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m.

A weekly program every Thursday.
Join us with your knitting, crocheting, or any other needlework project.

Open to all abilities


2

June

2023

Art Journaling 

Friday, June 2 from 5-7 p.m.

Join us for our monthly Art Journaling workshop. Stop by to learn about this form of creative expression. Supplies will be provided at the first session. Bring your journal back each month to add new pages.

Teens and adults are welcome.


15

June

2023

Tick Prevention with the Eastern Highland Health District

Thursday, June 15 at 10 a.m.

Join us for a  program on Tick Prevention with a nurse from the Eastern Highland Health District.  Learn how to keep yourself and your pets healthy.

Open to all ages.


20

June

2023

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading

Signups beginning June 20th

SUMMER READING 
Stop by the library beginning June 20th to register and get your calendar of events.

Open to all ages - something for everyone!


20

June

2023

Brooklyn, Canterbury, Scotland 
Book Club 

Tuesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. Canterbury Public Library

This month we are reading and discussing the ALL CT READS YA selection:
Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed
We meet at Canterbury Public Library
at 7 p.m.  

Copies of the book are available at the library


24

June

2023

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Kick-off Event

Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m.

Join us for some outdoor activities as we celebrate the beginning of our Summer Reading Program.

We will move the festivities inside in the event of rain.


27

June

2023

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Building Club

Tuesday, June 27 at 4 p.m.

We'll provide building supplies so you can get creative.

Ages 5 and up.


29

June

2023

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
All ages Story Time with the CT Humane Society

Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m.

Paws & Pages all ages Story Time
The CT Humane Society will be here for an all ages Story Time.

Funding for this program is provided by the Leo J. & Rose Pageau Trust Grant


1

July

2023

Find Your Voice - Summer Reading
Paint Party

July 1 at 10 a.m.

Teens and adults are invited to join us to create a summer themed painting.  All supplies will be provided.

REGISTRATION is required as space is limited.  Contact the library to sign up.


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2023 Nutmeg Book Award
Thank you for voting for your favorites!  Stop by the library to see if your favorites are the 2023 winners.  

Also, 2024 Nutmeg nominated books are on display.  Stop by and start reading for next year.

Purchase a purple, reusable,
β€œI πŸ’œ CT Libraries”
bag at the Scotland Public Library for $2.00!

All proceeds benefit the library!

Adopt-A-Book