I often go to several local library sites to try and see what sort of classes and events they are offerings hoping we will find something FREE my kids will love. Since I am already doing all that work, I thought I would share it with YOU – especially if you are a CT Homeschooler!
When I do my research, I am always looking out for unique or timely topics, things for ages 9 and up and events which are academic or will enhance an academic subject. I will not be including things like “story times,” as most of us can find these pretty easily.
Always check out your local library’s offerings and make your presence as a homeschooler known to the librarian! She/he may be willing to host or create programs for homeschoolers if they see the need!
Descriptions are taken directly from the library’s websites.
Let’s Make a Kite -South Windsor Public Library
Ages 5 and up. We’ll make different forms of kites that you may thake home and fly. Please register for this program on 3/14 at 2pm.
Go West Young Peeps – South Windsor Public Library
For children in grades K-3. Using information from PBS Learning Media, we’ll explore the rotations of the earth and shadows. No registration is necessary
The How To Festival – West Hartford Public Library
Sat. March 25
“Forty or more local experts, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and professionals will share their passions with our community. Using the library’s public spaces, both inside and outside, participants have up to 20 minutes to introduce a topic, provide instruction, or do a complete demonstration, which is repeated for a changing audience.” (from the WH library website)
Spring Homeschool Program – Manross Library Bristol
Ongoing on Thursdays
Learn about China, Japan, Russia, Scandinavia, Mexico and USA. Accepting new students age 5-12.
Green Screen Photography – New Britain Public Library
Age Group: Teens
Learn about special effects used in TV and movies by making your own trick photography! Community Room.
Minecraft Club – Rocky Hill Library
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Wed. March 22