Calendar module icon

Calendar

View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

December

Go to previous month Go to next month

2019

Select a year
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Jump To:

  1. Calendar Overlay Library - Priority (25)

Library - Priority

  1. Gingerbread/Graham Cracker House Contest

    December 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Burnham Memorial Library

    Build a tasty structure, and bring it to the library for our annual contest. We’ll display your creations, and every entrant will be eligible for a raffled basket of goodies. Patrons will also get to vote on their favorites. Gingerbread kits and family/team entries are welcome. You can drop off your entry starting December 2; voting starts December 9, but entries are accepted even after voting begins. Guidelines and entry forms are available here.

    More Details
  2. Annual Tree Lighting & Caroling

    December 8, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Library Meeting House

    It’s that time of year again! Gather for crafts, songs, cocoa, cookies, and lights on the tree. At 3:30 pm, children can make a holiday craft in the Meeting House, Lower level. Around 4:30 pm, we’ll all sing with the Colchester Community Chorus at the Meeting House, Upper level. The annual tree lighting follows outside around 5 pm. No sign-up required.

    More Details
  3. Crafts for Kids

    December 9, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room

    Kids 5 and up get to work on a new craft project every session.

    More Details
  4. Booksplorers

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Young Adult Room

    Welcome to a new sort of library club for teens. We’ll meet every other Monday and talk books, library hacks, and general geekery. Attending all six sessions can count for the Scouting Reading badge, but all are welcome to explore. Find something awesome to read you’ve never heard of! Snacks and books for teens grades 6-12.

    More Details
  5. Young Writers & Storytellers

    December 11, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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.

    More Details
  6. Legislative Hour

    December 11, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Burnham Room

    Come to the library and meet with your legislators in a relaxed setting to discuss the upcoming session. This is an opportunity to ask questions or make suggestions.

    More Details
  7. Preschool Yoga

    December 12, 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.

    More Details
  8. Cooking the Books

    December 12, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Each season we will pick a different cookbook, or novel that features several recipes. Participants will sign up to make a recipe, and to bring it the day of the meeting. Staff will make a copy of your recipe. This season, we’ll be choosing recipes from Cookbooks from 1980-1997.

    More Details
  9. Teen Taste Test: PopTart Edition!

    December 13, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Young Adult Room

    There are several flavors, some normal, some not. Some will be tasty, some not. Do you dare to eat them all? Teens grades 6-12.

    More Details
  10. Wrap It Up!

    December 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details
  11. Teen: Homemade for the Holidays

    December 16, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk

    Drop in and make a quick gift for someone special. Supplies are limited to first come, first served. Teens grades 6-12.*

    More Details
  12. Crafts for Kids

    December 16, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room

    Kids 5 and up get to work on a new craft project every session.

    More Details
  13. Booksplorers

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Young Adult Room

    Welcome to a new sort of library club for teens. We’ll meet every other Monday and talk books, library hacks, and general geekery. Attending all six sessions can count for the Scouting Reading badge, but all are welcome to explore. Find something awesome to read you’ve never heard of! Snacks and books for teens grades 6-12.

    More Details
  14. Wrap It Up!

    December 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details
  15. Teen: Homemade for the Holidays

    December 17, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk

    Drop in and make a quick gift for someone special. Supplies are limited to first come, first served. Teens grades 6-12.*

    More Details
  16. Wrap It Up!

    December 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details
  17. Teen: Homemade for the Holidays

    December 18, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk

    Drop in and make a quick gift for someone special. Supplies are limited to first come, first served. Teens grades 6-12.*

    More Details
  18. Teen Escape Room

    December 18, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Young Adult Room

    Sign up to reserve your space in the teen escape room game. Teens entering grades 6-12.

    More Details
  19. Kids Escape Room

    December 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Children's Area

    Can you break out of our epic escape room? Space is limited so register early! Ages 5 & up.

    More Details
  20. Wrap It Up!

    December 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details
  21. Preschool Yoga

    December 19, 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.

    More Details
  22. Teen: Homemade for the Holidays

    December 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk

    Drop in and make a quick gift for someone special. Supplies are limited to first come, first served. Teens grades 6-12.*

    More Details
  23. Library Trustee Meeting

    December 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room

    The library’s trustees meet monthly, and meetings are open to the public.

    More Details
  24. Wrap It Up!

    December 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details
  25. Wrap It Up!

    December 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Room

    Are you overwhelmed with wrapping this year? Do you need extra space to stretch out or a place to wrap in secret so your gifts remain a surprise? How about some helpers to help you wrap? Come to the library – each day we will have small wrapping parties. We will provide Christmas, Hanukkah, and winter themed paper, or you can bring your own. We’ll also have hot chocolate.

    More Details