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
KML is showing movies again! Visit our website at www.suffield-library.org/ for more information, including this month’s movies and showtimes.
Fiber Friendly – Wednesdays, April 5 and 19 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. Open to all ages; people under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Rise to the Challenge Book Group – Monday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us in reading and discussing books that have been challenged and/or banned. April’s discussion will focus on The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones, et al. Copies of the book are available at the library. Registration is encouraged.
Yarn and Craft Exchange (donations accepted) – Monday – Friday, April 17-21 and Saturday, April 22 from 1 – 3 p.m.
Do you have an abundance of craft supplies? More yarn than you can shake a stick at? Bring your extra yarn and craft supplies in good condition to the library for our Yarn and Craft Exchange. Please bring any donations before the event; we will not accept materials the morning of the exchange. You don’t have to donate to join in the exchange, and you don’t have to join in the exchange to donate!
Books and Beyond – Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. via Zoom
Join us for another discussion with Nathaniel Ian Miller, author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven, the story of a man who banishes himself to a solitary life in the Arctic Circle, and is saved by good friends, a loyal dog, and a surprise visit that changes everything. Registration is required.
Baseball Trivia Returns – Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Batter up for another round of fun with Karl Cicitto of the Society of American Baseball Research. The trivia game is suitable for baseball fans of any level of expertise. Prizes food and fun! Get on base.
Teen programs are open to all people grades 5-12
Teens@TheLibrary: Robots! – Thursday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Experiment, explore, and have some fun with robots! We’ll be putting Cue and Sphero robots through their paces to see what they can do. We’ll even learn a little coding along the way.
Teens@TheLibrary: Teen Game Time – Apples to Apples – Thursday, April 13 at 3:30 pm
Need a reason to laugh? Check out this month’s Teen Game Day with Apples to Apples, the game of hilarious comparisons.
Teen Creativity Council – Thursday, April 20 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, April 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Join us for our KML Nutmeg Book Club – Middle Grade Edition! We’ll be discussing 2023 Nutmeg Book Award Nominee Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald. We’ll be discussing this multimedia novel about thirteen-year-old Teddy Youngblood, who is fighting for his life after a football injury at training camp. Was this the inevitable result of playing a violent sport, or did something more sinister happen on the field that day? No registration required. Books will be available at the library.
Spring Story Time – Tuesdays, April 4 & 11 at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m., Recommended Ages 2-5
Four weeks of stories, activities, songs and a craft. Drop-ins welcomed.
Solve the KML Mystery! – Monday, April 10 through Saturday, April 15. Recommended Ages 5+
Calling all junior detectives! There’s a mystery in the KML kid’s room and it’s up to you to solve it! Visit the library any time during our regular hours, investigate the clues, and solve the mystery! Participants who submit a solution will be entered into a raffle for a copy of Hasbro’s “Clue Junior” board game.
Rhyme Time – Fridays, April 14, 21, and 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Recommended Ages 0-5
Bring your singing voice! We sing, dance, blow bubbles — and have fun! No registration required.
Lego Club – Monday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m.
Recommended Ages 4+. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us for Lego Club! Participate in our building theme of the month, or construct whatever you can dream up. No registration required.
KML STEM: Recycled Wildflower Seed Balls – Monday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m.
Learn about recycling and make wildflower seed balls with us! Space is limited. Registration is required.
Drawing Impossible Animals with Rick Stromoski – Wednesday, April 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Join cartoonist/author/illustrator Rick Stromoski for an hour of fun and creativity! He will be teaching you how to draw your own impossible animal! Registration is required.
Meet a Baby Chicken! – Saturday, April 29 at 10:30
Come meet a baby chicken! Ask questions and enjoy the cuteness! No registration necessary.