New Milford Public Library has announced its upcoming programs. Marttina Matisen, dressed in period costume, will bring the real-life story of “The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Moore to life and other Christmas traditions Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. An all-library, contactless gingerbread house decorating contest will be offered in December. A deadline of Dec. 21 at noon is set. Photos of gingerbread houses - made from scratch or a kit - should be email to email@example.com. Three categories will be offered, each with prizes: ages 3 to fifth grade, grades 6-12 and adult. Adults are invited to a café coloring event Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Marsh Parish House behind the First Congregational Church at 36 Main St. Bring a mask. A do-it-yourself holiday craft will be offered Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Supplies are available at the Main Street library. Kits will include an acorn cap wreath, a razor clam ornament and a Hershey Kiss angel. Photos of completed crafts are welcome to be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org. Yoga in the time of COVID will be held Mondays at 1 p.m. with limited space in person, or Mondays at 2:30 p.m. online. Connecticut Crossroads invites individuals to pair a holiday memory with a recipe to be submitted to the Crossroads Project at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for library programs, email email@example.com.