For more information or to register for a program, please stop by or call the library at 860-668-3896 or go online to suffield-library.org. Follow us on Facebook. All programs are free.
Movies at the Library
All month long in March KML is showing movies again! Visit our website at www.suffield-library.org/ for more information, including this week’s movie and showtimes.
Adult Winter Reading – Wrap Up Party: Saturday, March 4 from 2 – 3 p.m.
We will wrap up our Adult Winter Reading Program by announcing the winners of the raffle prizes and having a fun-filled afternoon with “KML” Bingo. There will be food, prizes, and lots of fun! First come, first serve.
Fiber Friendly: Wednesdays, March 8 and 22 at 4 p.m.
Are you someone who likes to knit, crochet, embroider, or engage in any other fiber-related interests? Join us on alternate Wednesdays for conversation, camaraderie, and fiber artistry. Bring a project you’re working on or start something new! No registration required; marble table seats 10. Open to all ages; people under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Rise to the Challenge Book Group: Monday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us in reading and discussing books that have been challenged and/or banned. March’s discussion will focus on Forever by Judy Blume. Copies of the book will be available at the library. Registration is encouraged.
Books and Beyond:Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m. via Zoom
Join us for another discussion with JoAnne Tompkins, author of What Comes After. What Comes After is a tender and brilliantly constructed novel about how a life can be turned upside-down with a single word or action. Registration is required.
Libraries and the First Amendment: Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a presentation about libraries and the First Amendment, presented by Samantha Lee, Head of Reference Services at Enfield Public Library and Chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee for the Connecticut Library Association (CLA). The talk will touch on how reading is a celebration of the freedom of speech, from its historic and constitutional foundations to its modern library incarnations informed by case law and legal precedent.
Teen programs are open to all people grades 5-12
Board and Card Game Collection
All month long in March, the Teen Creativity Council will be collecting donations of new board games and card games to be given to Suffield families through Suffield Community Aid. Games are a great way to enjoy time together as a family and we want to help everyone play and have fun. Please bring donations to the Children’s Room throughout the month of March. We are accepting games for kids, ages 3-18.
Teens@TheLibrary: Teen Paint Party: Thursday, March 2 at 3:30 pm
Tap into your creative side! We’ll be using acrylics on canvas to make your masterpiece. No registration required. While supplies last.
Teens@TheLibrary:Teen Game Time – Telestrations: Thursday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m.
What would happen if Pictionary and a game of telephone got thrown together in one game? Come to Teen Game Time and find out! No registration required.
Teen Creativity Council: Thursday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m.
Join the Teen Creativity Council every third Thursday of the month to plan teen events, work on projects with the library’s collection, suggest books, and more! Community service hours will be awarded. And as always, there will be a snack.
Nutmeg Book Club: Thursday, March 23 at 3:30 p.m.
Join us for our KML Nutmeg Book Club – Middle Grade Edition! We’ll be discussing 2023 Nutmeg Book Award Middle School Nominees. No registration required. Title to be announced. Books will be available at the library.
Teens@TheLibrary: Teen Crafternoon: Thursday, March 30 at 3:30. p.m.
You want crafts? We’ve got crafts! We’ll have a variety of projects and materials available, so stop in and make something fun. No registration required; while supplies last.
Spring Story Time: Four Weeks: Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29 and April 5 at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, March 21 & 28 and April 4 & 11 at 10:30 am
Recommended Ages 2-5
Four weeks of stories, activities, songs and a craft. Registration appreciated, drop-ins welcomed. Register for each story time separately.
Rhyme Time: Fridays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Recommended Ages 0-5
Bring your singing voice! We sing, dance, blow bubbles and have fun! No registration required.
Irish Dancing with SRL Irish Dance Academy: Saturday, March 18 at 11:15 a.m.
Celebrate Irish culture and heritage through traditional dance with Scoil Rince Luimni Irish Dance Academy and KML! While Irish dancing is done all year long, SRL Irish Dance Academy loves to share Irish dancing with the wider community throughout the month of March in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day!
Lego Club: Monday, March 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Recommended Ages 4+. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us for our first meeting of KML’s new Lego Club! Participate in our building theme of the month, or construct whatever you can dream up. No registration required.
Tinkercrate: Monday, March 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Make STEM projects with friends using Tinker Crate. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Drawing Household Pets with Rick Stromoski: Wednesday, March 29 at 4 p.m.
Come join Cartoonist/Author/Illustrator Rick Stromoski for an hour of fun and creativity! He will be teaching you how to draw a variety of household pets. Using simple drawing techniques, you will learn how to draw everything from cats and dogs to axolotls! Registration is required.