Hidden in Plain Sight

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

An interactive drug education program for parents, caregivers, and adults who work with youth. Gain insight into current trends in youth substance use, paraphernalia, and concealment of alcohol & drugs. Register for your spot and enter to win a raffle prize! Light refreshments will be provided. In the Community Room.

Homeschoolers Meet & Greet (all ages)

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Families are invited to learn what Otis Library has to offer & meet other homeschooling families. While here, children can create a unique art project. No registration required.

Tween Book Club: Stargazing (Grades 6-8)

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

For this month’s discussion, the club will read the graphic novel Stargazing by Jen Wang. Moon is everything Christine isn’t. She’s confident, impulsive, artistic . . . and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known. When Moon’s family moves in next door to…

Create an Herb Garden Gift

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Community Room Otis Library will host a DIY herb garden program on Saturday, December 17, at 11am in the Community Room. Jan Mallett, your Garden Guru, will help you plant a kitchen herb garden that you can give as a holiday gift or keep for yourself! Each kit will include all the materials you will need to…

The Brill Building Sound Concert

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Community Room Join us as we welcome Rick Spencer and Dawn Indermuehle to the Otis Library Community Room for the concert “The Brill Building Sound.” This program is a collection of songs from some of the greatest composers of America’s post-war pop music scene, including Leiber and Stoller, King and Goffin, Pomus and Shuman, Sedaka and…

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) (grades 8-12)

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Young Adult Department New Members are always welcome! Looking for a way to make yourself stand out on a résumé for future job applications or colleges? Want to get more involved with Otis Library? Join our Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! This club is all about sharing ideas, planning, creating, and doing activities that benefit not only…

Tween Book Club: Restart (Grades 6-8)

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Meeting Room For this month, the club will read the novel Restart by Gordon Korman. When Chase falls off his roof, he loses his memory. Unknown to him, he was a huge bully in his school. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . .…

14th Annual O’tis a Festival

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Join us as we will celebrate O'tis a Festival on Saturday, November 19, 2022 9am - 2pm Enjoy handmade creations of 40+ local artisans, all-day entertainment, children's activities & Santa! We can't wait to see you on November 19th!

It’s Time to Take Care of YOU!

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

UCFS is available at Otis Library the third Friday of every month 10am-3pm. No appointment is necessary. This Month: Friday, November 18, 10am-3pm, Otis Library Atrium A UCFS Healthcare Case Manager will be available to you, at no cost to connect you to the services you need. A room is available for private consultations. For your…

Recurring

The Otis Library and Friends of Slater Memorial Museum Book Club

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Otis Library, in partnership with the Friends of Slater Memorial Museum, will be hosting a book discussion series beginning this month. The discussions will take place in the Otis Library Community Room on the third Wednesday in August, September, October, and November, from 5:30pm – 7pm. The selection of books is as follows: The Return of the…

Light Up the Atrium

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Join us on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 5pm – 6:45pm for our first ever, Light up the Atrium event. Everyone is invited to help decorate our 10-foot tree by making handcrafted ornaments. We will provide all the supplies so you can create and proudly display your ornament on our tree for the holidays. We will light our…

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Otis Library 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

Sponsored by Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors - thank you!  Thunderbird Dancers have enchanted audiences of all ages with their dance performance of varied traditions of the Native American Indian peoples. They are dedicated to preserving and perpetuating American Indian culture. Drop-in; no registration required. For all ages!