January 1, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ SoNo Branch Library
January 4, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 5, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
January 5, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Students will learn how to code with Scratch using a computer science program called CS First. Scratch is a free block-based computer programming language developed by MIT which can be used to create interactive stories, games and animations. This online program will be offered via the Zoom platform. Login information will be emailed to participants after registration. Students in Grades 2-5 (Ages 7-11) are welcome to attend this program. It is recommended that a parent or legal guardian be with you during the program.
January 5, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Zoom
Have you made a New Year's resolution to be healthier in 2021? Whether your goal is to establish a healthier diet, get more exercise, reduce your stress, or lose weight the Norwalk Public Library and the Norwalk Health Department have some tips to help you to succeed!
Learn how to make realistic and actionable goals, no matter what your resolutions look like for 2021
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 964 9391 3851
January 6, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ LIVE on Instagram at norwalklibct (Available for 48 hours following on our Instagram IGTV)
Every Wednesday at 2 pm have fun engaging with songs, a story, and a craft. Join storytime LIVE on Instagram or watch on IGTV where it is posted for 48 hours.
January 7, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3D Design For Teens Via Zoom. Learn to design 3D objects in Tinkercad with Norwalk Public Library. This 3D Design class is scheduled to take place on Thursdays from 5 pm -6 pm. It will be held live on the Zoom platform. Prior registration is required to join this program. Email email@example.com to register. Ages 13-17, Ages 10-12 if accompanied by parent / guardian.
January 7, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Virtual Event Via Zoom
Cutting the Cord: Anyone can Cut the Cord! Cord cutting refers to the process of cutting expensive cable connections in order to change to a low-cost TV channel subscription through over-the-air (OT) free broadcast through antenna, or over-the-top (OTT) broadcast over the Internet. Netflix, Apple TV and Hulu are some of the popular broadcasting services that encourage cord cutting. Join Norwalk Public Library's Aldo Arauja on a live Zoom event to learn the basics of the process and have your questions and concerns addressed.
January 8, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Welcome to the NPL Video Game Club! Video games are a part of so many people's lives these days, and perhaps more so now in a COVID-19 world. Considering in-person meetups are not an option at current time, why not take advantage of the wonderful opportunities technology grants us, and host an online meetup?
Join our resident gamer Aldo as he plays a rotating selection of video games each week, while also leaving the door open for discussions about video games, be it gaming news, memories, or friendly debates!
Sit back, relax, and meet some new friends through the wonderful avenue of online networking!
January 11, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Zoom
Where do you get ideas to write fiction stories? New and experienced writers are invited to explore new ways of generating story ideas and creative possibilities including the OuLiPo method to banish writer's block! Author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach, shares how to create unique characters and interesting stories in this 10-week adult writing program. Classes will meet each week on Zoom. Registration required. Kim Kovach teaches popular fiction and nonfiction writing classes for adults. Kim is the author of six fiction books and writes a weekly newspaper column for Halston Media. Please visit her website at www.kimkovachwrites.com
January 12, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
January 12, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 12, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Zoom
Exercise is one of the best ways to start your new year off right! Please join us for a cardio dance class! Dance off the holiday calories! What a great way to have fun and do something healthy at the same time!
This class is for people of all activity levels. If you're brand-new to exercise or have been doing this for years, you will benefit from this low-impact, cardio dance class where you will work your heart and tone your muscles. Fun, exciting, easy-to-follow dance moves. Bring your friends! Exercise together! Meet new friends in class! We will keep you moving right into a healthy new year! No dance experience is needed. Just bring yourself, and have fun! Please wear sneakers and comfortable exercise clothing. Looking forward to seeing you.
Please wear sneakers and comfortable exercise clothing. Looking forward to seeing you in January!
January 13, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ LIVE on Instagram at norwalklibct (Available for 48 hours following on our Instagram IGTV)
January 13, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ ZOOM
Just before 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13th, make yourself comfortable, grab a drink, maybe even your dinner, and click on the link you were sent to join the Zoom presentation…then sit back and watch ArtScapades.
Cuban Art Uncovered looks at the major themes in Cuban art and will trace the
development of art in Cuba from the time of Spanish colonization through the 20th century. The focus will be on Modern Cuban artists who have achieved international recognition including Eduardo Abela, Carlos Enríquez, Amelia Peláez, Wifredo Lam, and René Portocarrero.
To register for this lecture, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive an email with a link to join.
January 14, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Zoom
“Create a Great Resume” will provide guidance for creating resumes that will get noticed in today’s challenging job market, identify pitfalls to avoid, and focus on current standards and styles to make your resume stand out.
For more information and to join the class email email@example.com
January 15, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ SoNo Branch Library
January 19, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
January 19, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
January 19, 2021, All Day
Reserve a craft bag for this fun and "bouncy" craft starting Tuesday, 01/19. There are enough supplies to make two snowmen. Please fill out a form and we will notify you when it's ready for pick up. Craft for children ages 3-14. Fill out a separate form for each child. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
January 19, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 19, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Zoom
Have you made a New Year's resolution to be healthier in 2021? Whether your goal is to establish a healthier diet, get more exercise, reduce your stress, or lose weight the Norwalk Public Library and the Norwalk Health Department have some tips to help you succeed.
Learn about the signs of stress and expand your stress management toolkit.
Meeting ID: 964 9391 3851
January 20, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ LIVE on Instagram at norwalklibct (Available for 48 hours following on our Instagram IGTV)
January 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Read the graphic novel, Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang, then discuss it over Zoom! Grades 5-8.
January 20, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ ZOOM
Each month, Tina will introduce you to some great nonfiction titles she has enjoyed, and keep you in the know about similar titles to look for. Since this isn’t a book group, you’re not expected to have read in advance the books that Tina will be presenting, but attendees are an important part of Nonfiction Chat, and we look forward to your sharing with us what you’re reading now, great past reads, and your areas of interest. Details to follow
January 21, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Zoom
To honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the Norwalk Public Library is pleased to join the Norwalk River Watershed Association for the live webinar. Most Connecticut residents support equity, inclusive growth, and a clean and healthful environment. Join this webinar to learn how these three things are inextricably linked. You’ll discover how our communities can promote both equitable housing and better environmental stewardship – including better health for our watersheds. The talk will be given by DesegregateCT founder Sara Bronin, an architect and law professor.
This talk is brought to you by the Norwalk River Watershed Association (NRWA), which has invited the libraries and communities of the watershed to attend. Please join us to explore how we can work together to provide clean water, clean air and access to nature for everyone in our 40,000 acre watershed.
For additional information, and to register for this program, please contact Sally Nacker at: email@example.com
January 22, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 23, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Zoom
January 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
January 26, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Zoom
January 27, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ LIVE on Instagram at norwalklibct (Available for 48 hours following on our Instagram IGTV)
January 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Full Auditorium
The Vita /IRS tax program will offer Scanning to file taxes: Scanning will be on Thursdays from January 28th until April 15th at the Norwalk Library by appointment only from 12pm to 5pm by calling 203-899-2780 X15106
January 28, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Zoom
Every Small Space of Meadow Helps the World!
Improving Our Landscapes and Gardens —and the world— for Wildlife
One Native Plant at a TimeWildlife and plants are inextricably linked. Peter Picone—Wildlife Biologist, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)—will share his insights into enhancing and creating our landscapes with native plants that attract and benefit wildlife. Every small space of meadow helps the world! He will illustrate his knowledge through his beautiful slides and video outtakes of native plant and wildlife interactions. We will also learn about the marvelous larger meadows that DEEP creates all across Connecticut, serving our wildlife and pollinators ! Peter has been working in the field of wildlife habitat enhancement for over 30 years.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org
January 28, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Zoom
What caused the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets? This prequel to Romeo and Juliet follows the story of Rose from country girl to lady of Verona and explores the betrayal, revenge, and manipulations that set the houses of Capulet and Montague against one another in a time when the influence of family, money, power, and gender determine everything. Using evocative language, Lady Capulet asks large questions about women’s place in culture today through a Shakespearean lens.
January 29, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
January 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ SoNo Friends of NPL Community Room
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