Norwalk Library Programs & Events
NORWALK LIBRARY PROGRAMS & EVENTS:
 
Main Branch
1 Belden Ave., corner of Mott Ave., Norwalk, CT - 203-899-2780
website: http://www.norwalklib.org 

South Norwalk Branch
 
10 Washington St., South Norwalk CT - 203-899-2790

Main Branch and South Norwalk libraries will be closed on the following days:
2017: October 9; November 10; November 12; November 23 & 24; December 25
2018: January 1; January 15; February 26

Free online programs for everyone in Norwalk with a library card:
Please log on to norwalklib.org to access:
SoNo Library free access to: StarWalk Kids Media - ebooks; A-Z Maps Online; Mango Languages learning system; American History Online; Muzzy Languages for children; African American Archives; Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Grolier Online Encyclopedia; Science Online; Today's Science; Issues & Controversies; World Geography & Culture.
 
CAFE CLUB - CULTURAL AWARENESS FOR EVERYONE - Grades 8-11
The CAFE Club us an open-minded discussion group where we talk about social justice issues, cultures from around the world, and other trending topics from mental health to income inequality to 
COLLEGE NIGHT hosted by the Norwalk Education Foundation
*October 19, 5:00-8:30pm
Full Auditorium
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS - RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
SoNo Branch 
Tuesdays, Community Room

November 14, 6:00-8:30pm
Your Kids' Secrets about Drugs and Alcohol
Presenters: Maggie Young and Dennis Bludnicki 

The schedule for all programs:
6:00pm Sandwiches & Refreshments
6:30-8:30pm Presentation
Co-sponsored by SPED*NET Wilton, www.spednetwilton.org. 
GIRLS WHO CODE
Saturdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
Community Room
An after school club for 6th-12th grade girls to explore coding in a fun & friendly environment. Register Online: Girls Who Code Registration
HARRY POTTER DINNER CLUB - BOOK vs. MOVIE
Monthly, Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Children's Activity Room
The Harry Potter Dinner Club returns - for kids in grades 5-8. This year, we are discussing the books vs. the movies. We'll watch clips while we eat our pizza, but be sure you read the book and see the whole movie before you arrive. 
Meets on: 
HOMEWORK HELP for students who Struggle with Math & Reading
Children's Computer Lab
Weekly, Saturdays, 9:30-11:30am
The Homework HELPers Program pars College Edge Program alumni with students to promote academic excellence and positive work habits. HELPers are selected to support, nurture, and guide students until June (the end of the school year). They provide structured one-on-one attention, encouragement, and advice, as well as facilitate highly meaningful conversations between students regarding academic excellence. Students can attend one of two sessions every Saturday - 9:00-10:00am or 10:00-11:00am. You must register: 203-899-2790 ext. 15903 or register online: Homework Help
Meets on:
* October 14, 21, 28
* November 4, 11, 18, 25
* December 2, 9 (break for winter holidays)
* January dates to be announced
M IN STEM - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH
South Norwalk Branch
Mondays and Tuesday, 3:00-4:00pm
M in STEM is a math tutoring program for teenagers and elementary shcool students that will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays. The math coach, who has an AS in mathematics, a BS in electrical engineering and a MS in computer science, will work with middle school and high school students, 3:00-4:00pm, in the teen room. 
Register here:
http://www.norwalklib.org/FormCenter/Online-Registration-Form-5/SoNo-Branch-Library-M-in-STEM-
Meets on:
* October 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
* November 6,7, 13,14, 20, 21, 27, 28
* December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 
PJs, PIZZA & A MOVIE, all ages - $1.00 per person, includes pizza
Main Branch 
Monthly, Thursdays
Full Auditorium - Get there by 5:45pm to purchase a ticket
Meets on:
* October 12: to be announced
* November 9: to be announced 
PRETTY LITTLE ME - for girls in Grades 6, 7, 8
South Norwalk Branch 
First, Second, Third Monday of the month, 3:45-5:15pm
This mentoring program, headed by YL Trapped Inc., runs the first, second, and third Monday of each month. The program focuses on beauty, self-esteem, bullying, healthy living, healthy eating, technology, camaraderie, and more. Registration is required. Register here
Meets on:
* October 16
* November 6, 13, 20
* December 4, 11, 18 
NEW TECHNOLOGY CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY FOR ADULTS
Main Branch 

Classes Taught in English:

Microsoft Word 2007 for Beginners
Saturday, October 14, 10:00-11:00am
Learn how to customize features to make your device work for you.
Register
Cricut Design
Thursday, October 19, 7:00-8:00pm
Whether you're a creative pro or brand new to DIY, Cricut will help you make personalized, professional quality projects with ease. This smart cutting machine will cut and create projects for home decor, parties and events, weddings, apparal and more.
Register

iPhone Camera College
Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Learn to capture more than simple snapshots with your iPhone.
Register

Working with Files & Folders in Windows
Saturday, October 28, 10:00-11:30am
Learn to open files, move files into folders, and delete them too.
Register

Classes Taught in Spanish

Crear un Documento - Microsoft Word 2007
Saturday, October 21, 10:00-11:30am
Register
ZUMBA FOR KIDS & PARENTS (kids ages 3-12)
Weekly, Mondays 5:00-5:45pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS (13-adult)  
Weekly, Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
Main Branch - meets in the Auditorium
Free. Registration required: 203-899-2780 x15109 
Please bring water for hydration!
Meets on:
* October 16, 23, 30
* November 6, 13, 20, 27
* December 4, 11, 18, 25 
East Norwalk Library Association Programs for Kids!
51 Van Zant St., East Norwalk CT - 
203-838-0408  
GAMES & GAMING, Grades 6-12 
Every Thursday. Board games, strategy and team games. Fun & and prizes. 
Meets on:
* October 12, 19, 26
* November 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
* December 07, 14, 21, 28