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Elizabeth Wolff
Special Reception for Children
Sunday, December 4
1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
Registration Required


Join us for a special reception specifically designed for children!

At the reception, Elizabeth will talk about how she became an artist, what inspires her, and why she loves to illustrate children’s books. She will also provide a demonstration of how she begins a piece of art.

During this special reception, Elizabeth will have inexpensive cards and prints for purchase ranging from 50 cents to $5.00.

She will also have a special table where she will hand-draw an illustration for a child that will fit into a pop-in frame, ranging in price from $10 to $15.


Family Day
Drum Away the Winter Blues

Saturday, December 10
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
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For All Ages

Herald in the season with songs and stories from around the globe and collective music-making. Master percussionist, educator, and author (The New Folk Music; The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music; and Heartbeat, Warble, and the Electric Powwow: American Indian Music) Craig Harris, M. Ed. leads this exciting, multicultural, participatory, and fun-for-all-ages musical celebration of the winter holidays. His large repertoire of participatory, singalong-able secular songs and stories for the winter season that spans from “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel” to “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” and “Santa’s Got an Airplane.” Registration is required.

Cookie decorating will be ongoing in the Community Room.



Preschool Events    

Outreach Storytimes for Preschoolers

Each month, Mrs. Shaia, Children’s Librarian, will be bringing her suitcase of storytime themes to Litchfield Headstart, Room to Grow, School on the Green, and the 3-year and 4-year old classes at Litchfield Center School.

Each program is unique, supports the preschool curriculum, and includes new and classic picture books, flannel board stories, fingerplays, musical instruments, puppets and a themed craft. PLUS, Mrs. Shaia brings books from OWL’s extensive collection for the schools to borrow each month!







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