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  1. Scavenger Hunt

    May 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Children's Department

    Runs from April 13th through May 24th during library hours. Drop in and work with friends and family to solve the library scavenger hunt! For ages 10 and up.

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  2. Countdown to Kindergarten

    May 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Activity Room

    Mondays, May 6th, 13th and 20th from 4 pm to 5 pm Introduce your 4-year-old to reading in a fun, supportive environment through rhymes, I Spy and other games that will help them get ready for kindergarten. Register by calling 203-899-2780 x 15131 but make sure you can commit to attending all three sessions. There will be a light snack served and babysitting available for other siblings. Also, you will receive free copies of books and materials that teach ital school-readiness skills! Community Partner: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc.

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  1. The Secrets of a Mockingbird

    May 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Written and performed by Prudence Wright Holmes. Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, was of one of America's most beloved but reclusive authors. In this solo show, we learn of her close relationships with her father and her childhood friend Truman Capote, until they both broke her heart. A light lunch will be provided by the library. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey 203-899-2780 ext 15133 or email clahey@norwalkpl.org

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  2. US Passport Service

    May 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Judy Room

    The Norwalk Public Library has become an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility. U. S. Passport applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. 1St Time Applicants Lost/ Stolen Passports Children's Renewals (Bring a completed DS-11 Passport Application Form) Please also bring A recent Passport Photo-2X2 Valid Driver's License, State Identification Card, Employee ID or Military ID Your original Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (Certificate will be returned to address on your DS-11 application) Passport Fees Check or money order (NO CASH) made out to the U.S. Department of State will be accepted in the amount of $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for children, and a $35.00 fee by check or money order made out to Norwalk Public Library. Passport forms. information on how to apply and more can be found on the website www.travel.state.gov. For more information, please call 203 899 2790 x 15123 or email sharris@norwalkpl.org

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  3. VR, AR & Electronics Mondays for Teens

    May 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Hands on Ricoh Theta S 360-degree images Ricoh Theta S 360-Degree Images Mondays for Teens 5-6 pm Teen Room Lower Level Grades 7 and above; Grades 3-6- if accompanied by an adult Learn how to capture 360-degree still images and video footage of your entire surroundings with a single click. Call 203-899-2780 X 15131 to register

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  4. Poetry Workshop with Poet Laureate Bill Hayden

    May 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Carnegie Room

    Each workshop we plan to have informal readings of original poems or works in progress, shared by poets, so come prepared to read something that you wrote, or are working on, and want to try out in a safe space. Please bring extra copies to share for the group to make comments on if you wish. This is smiply to receive peer reactions and comments. We'll also allow for verbal feedback time after each person reads.We expect there to be enough time for each person to read one poem. Participants are also welcome to read a poem written by a favorite poet.The format for future workshops may included have occasional visiting featured poets. I also plan to have a listing of dates and times of other local poetry groups that meet regularly in Fairfield & Westchester counties. Please let me know if you plan to attend the workshop on May 20th, and I look forward to what I hope will be the first of many poetic adventures together.

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  5. Democratic Town Committee Meeting

    May 20, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM @ Full Auditorium

    Democratic Town Committee Meeting 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the Library or the City of Norwalk.'

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