Welcome!

Located in the Richard Salter Storrs Library
the Philip Michael Lauro II Discovery Room serves children ages birth and up through a variety of reading and audio visual material as well as quality children's programming.

There's always something happening at the Storrs!

Important Library Information:


Early Literacy Classes started this week.


Beginning Mandarin Lessons will start in October and run for four weeks.
Space is limited, so reserve your place now.


Stop by the Betty Ann Low Room any time we do not have a program going on
to view the Max STANDLEY exhibit.
"Snail" by Max D. STANDLEY




Calendar

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A wide variety of monthly after-school, evening, and week-end programs are available for children of all ages, including movies!  For more information, click here.


Early Literacy Class Registration Schedule
We offer several Early Education Class sessions throughout the year that serve children from 18 months to 7 years old.  Classes and art projects are designed around the abilities of the ages taught:
     Books & Babies       18-24 months
     Parent & Tot           24-36 months
     Story Time              3-5 years
     Story Stretchers     5-7 years


Volunteer! 
The Discovery Room offers volunteer opportunities for children in 6th grade and up during the school year and entering 6th grade and up in the summer.  Reading opportunities are also available during the summer!  For more information, please call us at 565-4182.

Library Passes
The Storrs Library provides a variety of museum passes that can be checked out for 1 week at the Circulation Desk.

Longmeadow Public Schools
Access Longmeadow Elementary, Middle, and High Schools through the link above.

Philip Michael Lauro II


The Philip Michael Lauro II Discovery Room is named for a local child whose family generously donated funds to our children's room as a memorial to their son.  Look for Philip's quotes in a selection of our children's picture books (je):

"I think that I would give the
world Christmas.  Or maybe it
would be Chanukah.  It would
want both; so there's nothing
to worry about."

Love,
Philip