Thursday, December 27, 2012

Library Open until 10pm for Mid Term Exams on Jan 17 & 22, 2013




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10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Winter 2013 Sunday Hours @ HCH Library


HCH Library Sunday Hours are back for Winter, 2013!

Hours begin Sunday, January 6th, 2013, 12:00 pm -4:00 pm and end on Sunday, March 24, 2013


The Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, CT 06413
www.hchlibrary.org 860-669-2342

Friday, December 7, 2012

Internet Safety Program for Parents



Concerned about internet safety? Looking for ways to protect your vital information? Eager to learn ways to make your kids safe AND savvy when they go on-line? Get your questions answered by the pros of Nerds To Go.   Please Register


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

2013 Winter Programs Brochure

HCH Library Children's Room
2013 Winter Programs Brochure

Registration begins Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 9am




The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Cultural Event: Challah Bread Baking for Teens

Teen Cultural Event for 12 and up
Please register

Please register for this event


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, November 16, 2012

Library Hours during Thanksgiving Week

Library Hours during Thanksgiving Week

Monday, Nov 19:         12pm - 8pm
Tuesday, Nov 20:          9am - 8pm
Wednesday, Nov 21:     9am - 5pm (Closing early)
Thursday, Nov 22:         Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov 23:              9am - 5pm
Saturday, Nov 24:         10am - 4pm

Have a happy Thanksgiving!

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, November 1, 2012

HCH Library in Clinton is Open!

Thurs Nov 01, 2012, 9am
Power and internet are up and working at the library.

Any tree art for the tree committee may be dropped off.


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, September 14, 2012

HCH Library Fall Programs - Spaces Still Available!

SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS!



FETCH! Science Club #1Tuesdays, October 9,16,& 23, Registration required
Based on the PBS series, FETCH! encourages 8 to 12 year olds to experiment and discover the wonders of science. Fast-paced, hands-on, and competitive, FETCH! helps kids learn to think like scientists!

Learn & Play Group #4,
Tuesdays, Oct. 30th - Nov 20th, 3:00pm
Children 12 months and older, and their parents/caregivers, are invited to 4 weeks of social, early literacy, and educational activities in the library playroom.


Every Child Ready to Read: Early Literacy Begins with YOU! (Morning Session)
Thursday, Nov. 1, 9:30-11:00 am
You have been your child's teacher from the day he or she was born. So you are in the best position to help your child become a sucessful reader and learner.  Children's Librarian Lynn Hidek has recieved a grant to train parents through the national program Every Child Ready to Read. This inspiring and joy-filled interactive workshop will show you comfortable, natural, and engaging ways that you can maximize your child's literacy. Child care is available for this session!  
Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30pm - 8pm
You have been your child's teacher from the day he or she was born. So you are in the best position to help your child become a sucessful reader and learner. Children's Librarian Lynn Hidek has recieved a grant to train parents through the national program Every Child Ready to Read. This inspiring and joy-filled interactive workshop will show you comfortable, natural, and engaging ways that you can maximize your child's literacy.

C’est la Vie
Wednesdays, November 7, 14, & 21
3 weeks of language and culture presented by Morgan School French Honor Society students.
For 1st-5th graders

FETCH! Science Club #2
Tuesdays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11.
Based on the PBS series, FETCH! encourages 8 to 12 year olds to experiment and discover the wonders of science. Fast-paced, hands-on, and competitive, FETCH! helps kids learn to think like scientists!


Every Child Ready to Read: A Parent AND Child Workshop!
Thursday, Nov. 29, 4:00 pm
Intrigued by the possibilities that our ECRR workshops, pamphlets, and book guides have shown you? This is your chance to bring your child(ren) and participate together in a variety of exciting early literacy activities. We'll have you laughing, learning, and appreciating the important role you play in your child's literacy development.
The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Early Dismissal Film Fest 9/20/12: THE LORAX

Early Dismissal Days Film Fest


Thursday, Sep 20, 1:00 pm

Come on over to the library, bring a friend or 2, and join us for some enjoyable family films!

THE LORAX
2012, PG,
Runtime 86 minutes

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. No registration is required.
Watch Trailer


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

2012 Children's Room Fall Programs Brochure

Click for a printable PDF Brochure

Registration for all Fall Children's Room Programs begins
TUESDAY, SEPT. 4th, at 9:00 am for Clinton residents only-online at hchlibrary.org, in person, or by phone 860-669-2342

Non-residents may register beginning Sept. 6 for any available spaces.






The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, August 20, 2012

Upcoming Teen Events @ HCH Library


Upcoming Teen Events at HCH Library!
For children 12 and up.




The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Fall Programs Coming Soon!

The Fall Children's Program flyer is coming soon. Registration for fall programs will begin on Tuesday Sept. 4 at 9 am for Clinton residents, out of town residents can register for any available spaces starting Sept 6.
We'll have a great array of storytimes, preschool activities, music, and fun events for school age kids.
Stay tuned!!


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Twelfth Night - Shakespeare for Kids, Two Performances

Kidz Konnetion presents Shakespeare's Comedy

Twelfth Night

All Ages Welcome!
Sat, Aug 18, 1:00 pm Register Online  and Thurs Aug 23, 6:00 pm  Register online or call (860) 669-2342.


Kidz Konnection brings Into-Shakespeare back to the HCH library.  A perfect way to introduce your children to great literature, come watch our young performers bring Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to your family in this fun and interactive approach to learning about the great classics!  This one hour performance will be held in the Community Room at the HCH Library on Saturday, August 18 at 1 pm and Thursday, August 23 at 6 pm.  Call the library to register your family at 860-669-2342.  Any laughing that takes place is free of charge!


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, August 6, 2012

Own the Night End of Summer Reading Party!

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
CLICK HERE



The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Children's Book Author visit

Join us for a visit with author and illustrator Ashley Wolff! Best known for her "Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten" series, Ashley has written and illustrated over 40 books. Especially for K-3 graders, but fans of ages are welcome. Please register, online or call us at 860-669-2342
Books will be available for purchase and Ashley will happily sign them or your own copies!

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

ASHLEY WOLFF to visit HCH!

Acclaimed children's book author and illustrator, Ashley Wolff, will present a program for children in grades K-3 and interested adults on Monday, August 6 at 12:30 pm.
Ms. Wolff has illustrated over 50 books for children, including the popular Miss Bindergarten series. She is also the author of When Lucy Goes Walking and Baby Bear Sees Blue.
With a slide show and a lively demonstration, Ms. Wolff shows children how to come up with ideas for picture books.
Books will be available for purchase. Ashley Wolff will be happy to inscribe them for her fans.
Please register at hchlibrary.org Space is limited.






The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Children's Illustrator Ashley Wolff, August 6th, 12:30pm

New Children's Room EventPlease Register



PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Hours Restored Effective July 2, 2012

As a reminder,
HCH Library Hours Effective Monday, July 2, 2012

Monday 12-8

Tuesday 9-8
Wednesday 9-8
Thursday 9-8
Friday 9-5
Saturday 10-4
Sunday Closed

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Library Closed Wednesday, July 4, 2012

HCH Library is Closed on Independence Day,

Wednesday, July 4, 2012.


Have a safe Holiday!


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, June 18, 2012

Paws to Read with Jake Dates Announced

Paws to Read with Jake


Jake the yellow bassador encourages young readers to practice reading aloud.


Thursdays, July 5, 12,19 & 26th, 2012
Register for
4:00pm, 4:20pm or 4:40pm



Practice reading out loud to Jake, our wonderful therapy dog. Perfect for students going into grades 1-5.
The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, June 15, 2012

Dream BIG, Read! Grades 1-6 Summer Programs Registration



Don't forget to register for the ONLINE READING PROGRAM!!
This Year's Grand Prize:  Stargazing Party at the Beach!

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, June 8, 2012





Own The Night Website Link:
http://libraryinsight.com/rplogon.asp?jx=cn&rp=658
  The Henry Carter Hull Library is hosting an 'Own the Night’ summer reading challenge for teens and tweens grades seven through twelve from June 11 to August 16, 2012.

Raffle tickets will be given for every book read, and can be put towards prizes including gift cards to Gamestop, R.J. Julia Booksellers, iTunes, Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory, and Cold Stone Creamery. 

An end-of-summer party will be held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3 pm at the Henry Carter Hull Library where prizes will be awarded. 


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, June 1, 2012

Access to Free Sesame Street eBooks available




For a demonstration of Sesame Street eBooks, please click

To view Sesame Street eBooks, go to http://ebooks.sesamestreet.org/

In the top right hand corner, click on the Elmo Login
email address:  library@sesame.com

password:         sesame123


Go to 'My Bookshelf' to view all titles.  We hope you and your family enjoy these fun books!





The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, May 24, 2012

2012 Summer Programs!!


Registration begins Monday, June 18th, 12pm
 
 



Summer Programs for Preschoolers
Registration begins June 1st, 9am








The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Early Dismissal Days Movie

Come over to the library on Thursday, May 24 at 1:30. We're showing The Adventures of Tintin!



The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

New classes: Learn and Play Group!

Classes begin on May 15 at either 10:30 am or 3:00 pm. Three sessions.


Registration opens on Thursday, May 3 at noon.

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, April 16, 2012

Decadent Wellness, The Art of Being Alive by Emrys Tetu


 

Holistic health counselor, chef, and yoga teacher Emrys Tetu is giving a talk at the Henry Carter Hull Library titled,
"Decadent Wellness: The Art of Being Luxuriously Alive"
on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 6:30 pm. Tetu's talk is part of the free Ways to Wellness Series at the Henry Carter Hull Library. Please register at
hchlibrary.org.

 
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, April 12, 2012

"Love the Home You Are In", by Duo Dickinson, Thurs, 4/19, 6:30pm


Duo Dickinson presents:
Love The Home You Are In
Thursday, April 19, 2012,  6:30 pm

Author and architect Duo Dickinson’s new book, Staying Put takes on the brutal reality that many families cannot move to a better place to live, and are returning to the tried-and-true vision of The Family Home – one that evolves to reflect the values of its occupants. Join us for a lively slide show by Duo Dickinson that shows solutions amid the depressing real estate market and how our houses are responding to “The New Economy.”

Please register at hchlibrary.org.







The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, April 5, 2012

6th Annual Edible Books Festival on Thurs April 19th, 12pm


The Henry Carter Hull Library is hosting the 6th Annual Edible Books Festival on Thursday, April 19, 2012 between 12:00 - 1:00 pm.Participants are encouraged to create and share a delectable work of art inspired by their favorite book. Those interested should bring their edible book to the library between 12:00 - 1:00 pm. 

All entries will be judged and eaten after 1:00 pm. Registration is not required.
The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, March 30, 2012

HCH Library Closed Friday, April 6 for Good Friday


HCH Library is Closed on
Friday, April 6th
in observance of Good Friday.



The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, March 22, 2012

It's Early Dismissal Thursday

Come to the library at 1:15 for a Bill Nye The Science Guy film extravaganza. Free!

The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Spring 2012 Children's Room Events

Printable PDF
Registration begins Tuesday, Feb 28, 10am





The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Connecticut Science Center Discount Coupons

We now have discount coupons to the CT Science Center in Hartford. They will give families 20% off general admission for up to 4 people!
And don't forget all our other great passes...Visit our wonderful local attractions and SAVE MONEY too.
Give us a call to check availability, passes can be reserved in advance to assure your adventure goes off without a hitch!
 The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Friday, February 17, 2012

Vacation Fun @ your library

Mark your calendars for next week's activities
Lego Wednesday at 1:00. Bring your Legos--and a friend. build amazing creations in the Community Room. All ages. No registration necessary.
Movie & Popcorn Thursday at 2:00. Watch Rio. Enjoy.All ages, no registration necessary.


Crafty Storytime for 3--6 year olds on Friday at 11:00. Just a few spaces remain. Please register on-line.



The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, February 13, 2012

Early Dismissal Day = a movie at HCH

On Thursday, February 16 Clinton Public Schools have early dismissal for staff development. Come over to the library at 1:30 to relax and enjoy The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Blowhole. No registration needed



The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Monday, February 6, 2012

Take Your Child To The Library Day

Over 300 Clinton residents visited the library on Saturday, happy children in tow. Four programs entertained, inspired and thrilled our families. We are  grateful to the Huisking Foundation for sponsoring the programs. Take a look at the fun:
https://picasaweb.google.com/109136174176649687916/TYCTTLday?authkey=Gv1sRgCImRtJTMga34RA#5706041864189758786


The Henry Carter Hull Library Children's Room Blog
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, Connecticut, 06413 http://www.hchlibrary.org/ 860.669.2342

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Make Valentines with famous Author Nancy Elizabeth Wallace!!

1st Annual TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Make Valentines with famous author/illustrator Nancy Elizabeth Wallace!!
Saturday, Feb. 4, 11:00 a.m.

Nancy Elizabeth's vibrant cut-paper illustrations dazzle us.  Her stories, featuring a delightful rabbit family, let us learn about the world, from pond life, to recycling to shells. 
Find out how she creates her books and try your own cut-paper illustrations. 
Prepared for students in Grades K-3.

Please register online or call (860) 669-2342.


The Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, CT 06413
www.hchlibrary.org 860-669-2342

Thursday, January 12, 2012

HCH LIBRARY FINANCES: OPEN BOOK FORUM



HCH LIBRARY FINANCES: OPEN BOOK FORUM
Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 6:30 p.m.


at the Andrews Memorial Town Hall Green Room,
54 East Main Street, Clinton

Did you ever wonder, especially after last year's budget season,
how Clinton's library is funded?   The Library Board of Trustees invites you to a public forum to discuss the financial workings of your public library. 

Join us on Wednesday, Jan 18, at 6:30pm in the Green Room at Town Hall for an informative discussion.  Coffee will be served.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Chocolate for your Health, Sat. Jan 21, 2012, 11am


A presentation by chef and chocolate expert Maria Brandriff on the health benefits of chocolate will be offered at the Henry Carter Hull Library on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11:00 am. With the holidays over and the time for over-indulging behind us, we naturally begin to focus on healthy eating and exercise.

But can you have your cake (or to be more precise, your chocolate) and eat it, too? It just may be possible! Brandriff's talk will focus on dark chocolate and its newly discovered health benefits. Discover how dark chocolate can be used both in lighter healthier desserts and in savory courses. There will be samples and recipes
Space is limited, please register at hchlibrary.org.


The Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton, CT 06413
www.hchlibrary.org 860-669-2342