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January 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Burnham Room
Drop-in for a relaxed afternoon of needlefelting. Come with project you’d like some advice on, or just come for the company. For the drop-in session, registration is not required, however you will need to bring your own supplies.
January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
Knitters and other needle workers of all skill levels meet Wednesdays, beginners welcome. This month, come and learn how to make mitred square blankets.
January 22, 2019, 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Create an original piece of art using the traditional craft of decoupage. All materials provided. Space is limited so sign up online.
January 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room
Bring a mat and enjoy poses for mindful stretching and relaxation. A registered nurse of over 30 years, Betty Molnar is certified as a Hatha Yoga instructor from the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library.
January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
January 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Join us for Mah Jongg, the Chinese tile game that has become increasingly popular in the US. Whether you’re new to the game, or have played for years, you’re invited!
January 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Join our afternoon book group! We read a wide range of books, and the discussion is led by a Library staff member. This month, we’ll be reading Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson. Copies of the book are available for checkout.
January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Feeling the winter blues? Did you know that colouring is considered a fun, relaxing and stress-relieving activity for adults? Drop in any time on January 30th, take a seat by our fireplace, and colour your stress away! We will hold a raffle for all our colouring participants that day. All supplies are provided, but you’re welcome to bring your own.
January 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
January 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Join instructor Melissa Nutting for yoga for you and your preschooler. We will be singing, relaxing, reading and stretching- a delightful way to spend a half-hour with your child. Melissa earned her Children’s Yoga Teacher Certification through the Child Light Yoga Center.
January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Thursdays at 4 pm. Do you enjoy Lego? Stop by the library every Thursday, and join us! Each week we’ll be creating a new project!
January 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
This story time is for babies aged 0-18 months and their caregivers. We will share the magic of stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and fingerplays. Participants will receive books and more at each session they attend. No sign-up required.
January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area
A weekly selection of music and books for children of all ages. No sign-up required.
January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
A weekly selection of music, rhymes, stories, and a snack! For ages 18 months-3 years. No sign-up required.
January 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Children's Area
Sign up to read to our volunteer certified therapy dog. If you’re not yet reading, an adult will read to you while you and Willy Wonka sit back and enjoy the stories.
January 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Join us for our writing club for children from kindergarten to 5th grade. Let’s create stories! Call 264-5660 for more information, and to sign up.
January 24, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
January 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
January 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area
January 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
Join us for stories followed by a craft or activity. For ages 3-6. No sign-up required.
January 28, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Area
Come to the library for music and fun every Monday. Best for ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library.
January 28, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Kids 5 and up get to work on a new craft project every session.
January 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
January 31, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
January 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
January 17, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room
The library’s trustees meet monthly, and meetings are open to the public.
January 25, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Kon'nichiwa anime and manga fans! We’re watching shows, eating delicious Japanese inspired creations and geeking out with kawaii crafts because we can. Bring likeminded friends and Tanoshimimasu! Teens entering grades 6-12.
January 17, 2019, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Colchester High School, Performing Arts Center
Show us your talent! Sing, dance, play an instrument, tell some jokes as a stand-up comic, or show us something completely different! All acts that perform in the main show MUST audition on 1/17/19 to be considered for the show. COLCHESTER RESIDENTS ONLY. Groups are welcome and encouraged to audition: groups must have at least one Colchester resident in the group. "Colchester's Got Talent!" will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each category. This is an all ages show.