Events

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Matt’s Monday Matinee 1:00 pm
Matt’s Monday Matinee @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mansfield Public Library Assistant, Matt Ockmond, has agreed to expand his monthly film screening and discussion with an additional meeting on the first Mondays of the month. Please join us for intriguing films and lively discussions.
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Crafts for Kids: homemade instruments 2:30 pm
Crafts for Kids: homemade instruments @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone likes making things! Come make some homemade musical instruments: a kazoo, a craft stick harmonica, a spin drum and more!
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Brief stories, songs and movement,  followed by unstructured playtime for children birth to 3 with a caregiver.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Thread City Classical Dance; Tutus, Tap & Tales 3:30 pm
Thread City Classical Dance; Tutus, Tap & Tales @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come learn about some different kinds of dance and try a little dancing with students from Thread City Classical Dance. We’ll have a dance story, a brief demonstration, some participatory dancing and a craft. All ages welcome! Thread City Classical
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver. Today we’ll enjoy some musical fun and meet some instruments with UConn music student Kayla Pardue.
Tween/Teen Program: Crafting for a Cause 2:00 pm
Tween/Teen Program: Crafting for a Cause
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crafting for a Cause Kids in Middle school or higher can join us between 2-4 pm for: June 27: fleece dog pulls July 11: book art- paper cards July 18: cat toys August 1: book art- paper ornaments August 8:
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Crafts for Kids: Weaving 2:30 pm
Crafts for Kids: Weaving @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone loves making things! Come for a variety of weaving crafts including nature weaving on sticks, a turtle made with yarn and craft sticks, paper weaving and more!
Mansfield Film Discussion 5:00 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion @ Mansfield Public Library
Before Night Falls (2000) 2 hr. 15 min. Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas goes from wanting to be a part of the Cuban revolution to persecution by Castro’s  government for being gay. Javier Bardem stars in an Oscar nominated performance
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Brief stories, songs and movement,  followed by unstructured playtime for children birth to 3 with a caregiver.
Kahana Hula Family Luau Show 3:00 pm
Kahana Hula Family Luau Show @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Experience the Aloha Spirit at this beautiful program that presents the culture of Hawaii through dance, music and stories. Kids of all ages (adults too!) will enjoy this interactive program which includes hula and other dances, live music, games and
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Mindful Mondays 3:30 pm
Mindful Mondays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join Katie Bell from Mansfield Youth Services for a fun, family-friendly introduction to mindfulness through storytelling, movement, meditation and crafts. Attendance for all five weeks is encouraged as it will enhance the experience, but is not required. Each program is
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Traveling Lantern Theatre Company “The Life of Mozart” 6:30 pm
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company “The Life of Mozart” @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate play about one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived. From start finish this show is accompanied by Mozart’s breathtaking music. The play is especially designed to introduce young children to the vibrancy of
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver. Today we’ll enjoy some musical fun and meet some instruments with UConn music student Kayla Pardue.
Tween/Teen Program: Crafting for a Cause 2:00 pm
Tween/Teen Program: Crafting for a Cause
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crafting for a Cause Kids in Middle school or higher can join us between 2-4 pm for: June 27: fleece dog pulls July 11: book art- paper cards July 18: cat toys August 1: book art- paper ornaments August 8:
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Drop-In Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Drop-In Knitting Group
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Library Program Room Do you have any unfinished objects in your workbasket? Do you want to learn (or re-learn) to knit? Do you have some questions about a yarn or pattern you are considering? Come join us for an afternoon
Crafts for Kids: Painting 2:30 pm
Crafts for Kids: Painting @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone likes making things! Come for some messy fun with different painting activities. We’ll have marble painting, stone tracing with watercolors, texture painting and more!
My Place CT Information Session 6:30 pm
My Place CT Information Session
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us as we explore MY Place CT, a free resource to help older adults and people with disabilities live independently in the home or community. Making it easier to find care, services and supports—all in one place. Giving you the tools and information
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 20 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Brief stories, songs and movement,  followed by unstructured playtime for children birth to 3 with a caregiver.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Mindful Mondays 3:30 am
Mindful Mondays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 23 @ 3:30 am – 4:30 am
Join Katie Bell from Mansfield Youth Services for a fun, family-friendly introduction to mindfulness through storytelling, movement, meditation and crafts. Attendance for all five weeks is encouraged as it will enhance the experience, but is not required. Each program is
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My Place CT Information Session 2:30 pm
My Place CT Information Session
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us as we explore MY Place CT, a free resource to help older adults and people with disabilities live independently in the home or community. Making it easier to find care, services and supports—all in one place. Giving you the tools and information
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver. Today we’ll enjoy musical fun and meet some instruments with UConn music student Kayla Pardue.
C.A.N.D.O. Agility Dogs 1:00 pm
C.A.N.D.O. Agility Dogs @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our favorite canine performers return with an energetic demonstration of skill and agility. You’ll enjoy watching dogs and handlers work together to negotiate different obstacle courses, and the program ends with an opportunity for some kids in the audience to
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Crafts for Kids: Drawing 2:30 pm
Crafts for Kids: Drawing @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Everyone likes making things! Come enjoy drawing activities including thumbprint drawing, water drawing on chalkboard, creative drawing prompts and fun drawing games.
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Brief stories, songs and movement,  followed by unstructured playtime for children birth to 3 with a caregiver.
Christina the Magician 3:00 pm
Christina the Magician @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A little magic makes every day better! Christina the Magician offers amazing sleight of hand combined with a touch of comedy to bring delight to all ages. Sponge bunnies multiply in volunteers hands, a cut rope is restored, card manipulations
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Mindful Mondays 3:30 pm
Mindful Mondays @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join Katie Bell from Mansfield Youth Services for a fun, family-friendly introduction to mindfulness through storytelling, movement, meditation and crafts. Attendance for all five weeks is encouraged as it will enhance the experience, but is not required. Each program is
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Judi Ann Jones; Dancin’ with Hoops 3:00 pm
Judi Ann Jones; Dancin’ with Hoops @ Mansfield Public Library
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
If you aren’t already a hula hooper you will be after this program. Judi Ann Jones brings hoops of all sizes and engages audiences of all ages  in the joy of hula hooping, an energetic combination of creative movement, exercise