Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day. C.H. Booth Library officials in Newtown say it's a way for people in the community to learn about the early literacy programs, educational resources and events the Library provides for free all year long.
One event, today at 2pm, is a Jack and the Beanstalk Musical Presentation. It's for children ages 4 and up. Ed Allman from the Waterbury Symphony will read the classic story complete with live music. Following the story, Allman will talk about the double bass and his life as a musician.
In Ridgefield, children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue Therapy Dogs. The ROAR dogs will be at the library from 11:30 until 12:30. Registration required.