Nichols Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Poetry Treasure Hunt

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Throughout April, celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Treasure Hunt at the library. Children of all ages can search for hidden poems throughout the library anytime during the month of April. Pick up a form at the children's reference desk containing 10 clues, and then it's off to look high and low throughout the children's department for the 10 corresponding poems. Each library will have its own treasure hunt.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds. This 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little ones. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Tales for 2s and 3s (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2 to 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No younger or older siblings will be allowed.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

Readers Rendezvous,The daytime book club(NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach - "Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploraiton is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up?

Curious Kids (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:15 PM -- Nichols Library
It's full STEAM ahead as curious participants can come twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Make it! Take it! (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. The program is limited to 20 children creating crafts.

Great Books Discussion Group (NID)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"The Man Who Would Be King" By Rudyard Kipling - Based on a Rudyard Kipling story and packed with spectacle, humor, excitement and bold twists of fate, John Huston's film of The Man Who Would be King earns its crown as "an epic like no other. One of the screen's great adventure yarns" (Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic). Sean Connery and Michael Caine -- chins out, shoulders squared and with a sly wink -- star as British Sargeants Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan. The Empire was built by men like these two. Now they're out to build their own empire, venturing into remote Kafiristan to become rich as kings-- Container.