Teen Events

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Teen Services

Jennifer Bassett
Teen Librarian
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Virtual Events & Programs may be held via the Zoom platform, or through Facebook Live.

Many of our virtual programs that are live will take place on our Zoom Platform.  Information on how to join a program can be found by clicking here. Registration is required for these programs. You may now register online by clicking here or calling the library at 860-665-8700. Program information as well as the Zoom link to access the program will be emailed prior to the event.   We also offer some live programming on our Facebook page. We hope to see you there! 

Other programs that are recorded and do not require registration are on our YouTube Channel and can be accessed via YouTube or on this events page listed below.

In Person Programs & Outdoor Programs

 Please contact the library or view this webpage for the most up to date information.  These programs may need to change based on COVID-19 restrictions or inclement weather.  We appreciate your patience in this matter.  Our primary concern is everyone's safety.

Past Programs

To view recorded programs that you may have missed, scroll down to the end of the page to view the video.

Reading Recommendations

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Customized Reading Recommendations 

Need help finding a book? Answer some questions online by filling out a special form (located on the teen webpage) and we will choose up to 5 customized book suggestions for you. 


Nutmeg Book Awards
The 2023 Nutmeg Nominees are now available. Stop into the library or click below for the new nominee lists.


Upcoming Programs


Teen Creepy Craft Night
Tuesday, October 11, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
For grades 6-12. Celebrate the start of fall and all things creepy. Decorate creepcakes and create some fun fall crafts. Registration Required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Teen Horror Movie Night

Teen Horror Movie Night
Thursday, October 20, 5:45 p.m.
For grades 6-12. Hang out with your friends, eat some treats, and watch a scary movie! Movie to be determined by a vote. Feel free to bring bean bag chairs, pillows or blankets. All movies are rated PG-13. Registration Required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Teen Cookbook Club
Wednesday, October 26, 6:00 pm
For grades 6-12. Welcome fall with pumpkin chocolate chip bread! Mix everything at the library, then bring it home to bake. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.