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  1. Calendar Overlay Library - Adult (10)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library - Child (18)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library - General (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Library - Young Adult (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Parks & Rec - Special Events (1)

Library - Adult

  1. Drop-In Gentle Hatha Yoga

    January 15, 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.

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  2. Drop-In Needlefelting

    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.

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  3. Knitting & More: Mitred Square Blanket

    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.

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  4. Découpage Class

    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.

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  5. Drop-In Gentle Hatha Yoga

    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.

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  6. Knitting & More: Mitred Square Blanket

    January 23, 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.

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  7. Mah Jongg

    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!

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  8. Adult Book Discussion

    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.

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  9. Drop-In Adult Colouring

    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.

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  10. Knitting & More: Mitred Square Blanket

    January 30, 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.

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Library - Child

  1. Toddler Story Time

    January 15, 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.

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  2. Preschool Yoga

    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.

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  3. Lego Club

    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!

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  4. Baby Story Time

    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.

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  5. Saturday Drop-In Story Time

    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.

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  6. Toddler Story Time

    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.

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  7. Read to Willy Wonka, the Volunteer Therapy Dog

    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.

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  8. Young Writers & Storytellers

    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.

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  9. Preschool Yoga

    January 24, 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.

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  10. Lego Club

    January 24, 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!

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  11. Baby Story Time

    January 25, 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.

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  12. Saturday Drop-In Story Time

    January 26, 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.

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  13. Preschool Story Time

    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.

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  14. Preschool Music

    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.

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  15. Crafts for Kids

    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.

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  16. Toddler Story Time

    January 29, 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.

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  17. Preschool Yoga

    January 31, 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.

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  18. Lego Club

    January 31, 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!

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Library - General

  1. Library Trustees Meeting

    January 17, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room

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

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Library - Young Adult

  1. Anime Club

    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.

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Parks & Rec - Special Events

  1. Colchester's Got Talent! Auditions

    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.

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