Does your Dreidel spin? Come read about that one that wouldn’t!

The Dreidel that Wouldn’t Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah by Martha Seif Simpson

This enjoyable childrens book is about a shopkeeper  The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin book

who witnesses a small miracle in his toy store and learns                                     

the true meaning of Hanukkah.

Come enjoy story time with your friends here at the JCC and

PJ Library as well as meeting the author Martha Seif Simpson!!!

This is a FREE event and is part of the 11th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

at the JCC of Greater New Haven.

This event starts at 11:30 on Sunday 12/7.

See you all there!!

I Read with LJ at the JCC with Little Readers!

i read with ljWhat is Little Readers? 

                 Little Readers is a fun interactive age-appropriate story-time program at the JCC of Greater New Haven that provides a fun reading atmosphere for story time EVERYDAY!!

Who can participate?

               Anyone! This is a free event =)

When is it?

             10:30 am

             Monday and Tuesday: 2 year olds. Wednesday: 3 year olds.Thursday: 4 year olds.  Friday:5 year olds.

Do you have any questions?

             Feel free to contact Laura Ross:


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Grab Hanukkah with both hands and HANG ON!

Raffles and Give Aways!     Live Performances!  Crafts and Gift-bags! 

Join us for Hands on Hanukkah December 14th from 12-4 pm at the Milford Mall outside of Macy’s on the first level!

There are lots of fun prizes up for grabs such as: gift cards, JCC Membership, and even a KINDLE FIRE!

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Global Learning Day is coming!! Are you READY???

On your mark…Get set…LEARN!

Global Learning Day will be here at the JCC Sunday November 16th at 12:00,where will you be?!

Come learn and grow with us on Sunday as we read “Noah’s Bed” by Lis and Jim Coplestone, and find out what it means to be courageous! Noah’s Bed is an enriching retelling of the Ark tale and a little boy’s courage.

noahs bedThis is a FREE event and includes, story-time, arts and crafts, singing, the opportunity to learn and of course making new friends.

RSVP’s are encouraged to Laura

DON’T MISS OUT!! Special Bagels & Books Sun 11/9 with TRACY NEWMAN!

Do you love bagels?  

                           Do you and your kids love books??  

                                                                    Do you enjoy meeting special guest authors!?

If you answered YES to any of the questions above then you simple CANNOT miss out on this special opportunity!

This Sunday 11/9 at 10:30 here at the JCC, there is a very exciting edition of Bagels and Books with guest speaker author Tracy Newman! She will be doing a reading of her book, “Shabbat Is Coming!”, a story about a family and their puppy getting ready for the holiday.

This FREE event not only gives you the chance to meet the author but also will include snacks, crafts and story-time!

RSVP’s are greatly appreciated to Laura Ross:


Special Edition Bagels & Books!! Guest Author TRACY NEWMAN is COMING!!! SUN 11/9


Don’t miss out! This special event is this Sunday, November 9th at 10:30 at the JCC!! 

A very special edition of Bagels & Books!! Children’s author and storyteller Tracy Newman will be joining us with a reading of her new book “Shabbat is Coming!” a story about a family and their pet puppy preparing for Shabbat.

This is a FREE event, and includes meeting the author! Snacks! Crafts!

RSVP’s are encouraged to Laura Ross: Laurar@jccnh,org Thank you =)

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