Current Virtual Programs
2021 Winter Reading Program: BOOK BINGO
January 11-March 31, 2021
Children birth through 6th grade, register to receive your BINGO playing card & winter stamp (while supplies last). Visit or call 860-257-2801 to register. If you cannot make it into the library to pick up your BINGO playing card click here for a printable version.
Each time you read, or have a book read to you, stamp the corresponding BINGO square. Then write the title and author on the lines provided on the back of the BINGO card. Each square represents a separate book, you cannot use the same book to fill in more than one square. Please read books on your reading level.
Complete your first BINGO and receive a book of your choice! Fill your board and receive a second book and a special prize! Prizes will be handed out through Saturday, April 10, 2021 or while supplies last.
Boredom Buster Activity Kit
Keep boredom at bay by creating your own mask lanyard, coffee filter art, and parachute person! Also included are fun games and activities. Recommended for children ages 5-10.
A video will be posted via the Library’s Facebook page with instructions on how to complete the crafts. Kits will be first come first served; date to be determined.
Do your children need new books to read? Do they like surprises? We've got you covered!
- Call or email the Children’s department and tell us your child’s age, interests and library card number.
- We will select a variety of titles, check them out to you, and schedule a time for you to pick them up.
- We’ll also include an age appropriate craft or activity in each bag!
- For children birth through age 12.
To reserve your bundle contact us at 860-257-2801 OR email@example.com
Previous Virtual Programs
Holiday Crafts Kit
Learn how to create a tea light snowman ornament, a clothespin reindeer ornament, a paper gingerbread house ornament, a dreidel, a mkeka mat and a wreath greeting card. Click here to print out a brochure of all the holiday crafts featured in this video:
View instructional video here:
Print the paper gingerbread house template here
Print the dreidel template here
Turkey-tastic how-to video
Learn how to create a chocolate kiss turkey, a turkey balloon rocket, and a thankful tree.
View our Facebook how to video here
Chocolate Turkey: Hershey Kiss, paper to make heart feet/feathers, small piece of red and orange felt (you can also use paper for this), googly eyes, glue
Turkey Balloon Rocket: Turkey coloring page (we used this one), balloon, string, straw, painters or masking tape, glue stick, crayons/markers
Thankful tree: We used this template but you can make a tree and leaves just using paper.
Adventures Around the World
This program has ended however we still have bags for Kenya: create a mancala game; Mexico: create a pinata & Norway: create a gnome. Visit the library to pick up the supplies to create these fun projects (first come, first served, while supplies last)
We will leave the how-to videos up, as well as the information about each country. The only thing you will not be able to access from these pages will be the challenges.
Click below to view the playlist of crafts.
Click on the countries below to learn more about them!
Baby Rhyme Time
Miss Brie's Boredom Busters
Meet the Nutmegs: 2nd-6th graders
Spooktacular Halloween Science
ry out some simple spooktacular science experiments the whole family will enjoy. Click here to print out a brochure of all the Spooktacular Halloween Science experiments featured in this video: http://www.wethersfieldlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Halloween-2020-Mad-Science.pdf