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Tuesday September 2, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion: The Burgess Boys Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

 

 
With a rare combination of brilliant storytelling, exquisite prose, and remarkable insight into character, Elizabeth Strout has brought to life two deeply     human protagonists whose struggles and triumphs will resonate with readers long after they turn the final page. Tender, tough-minded, loving, and deeply illuminating about the ties that bind us to family and home, The Burgess Boys is Elizabeth Strout’s newest and perhaps most astonishing work of literary art. (Goodreads.com)

 

 Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

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    Location: Rotary Room
Wednesday September 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM RESCHEDULED-How to Create Your Elevator Speech presented by SCORE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X6   reference@ewml.org
   

This program has been rescheduled to tomorrow, Thursday, September 11th at 12:15 p.m. 

Because you never know where your next customer or next referral will come from, the quality of your Elevator Speech will go a very long way in determining your future success. This interactive workshop will show you HOW to create your unique Elevator Speech using the 5 "C" method. The "Elevator Speech" can also be used as a powerful weapon to combat one of the key "trap questions" used in job interviews, "Tell Me About Yourself..." Proper use of the "Elevator Speech" technique can give you a leg up with a prospective employer as well.

Reservations required and begin August 13th. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday September 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM How to Create Your Elevator Speech presented by SCORE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X6   reference@ewml.org
   

Rescheduled from Wednesday, September 10th. 

Because you never know where your next customer or next referral will come from, the quality of your Elevator Speech will go a very long way in determining your future success. This interactive workshop will show you HOW to create your unique Elevator Speech using the 5 "C" method. The "Elevator Speech" can also be used as a powerful weapon to combat one of the key "trap questions" used in job interviews, "Tell Me About Yourself..." Proper use of the "Elevator Speech" technique can give you a leg up with a prospective employer as well.

Reservations required and begin August 13th. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 41 spaces available.
Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Where are all the jobs? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Kick off your fall job search! CT Department of Labor returns to help you develop an understanding of the local labor market information to assist in career planning and decision making. Registration required and begins August 18th. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Art for Adults: MAKE YOUR MARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an exploration of mark making. Inspired by the work of Minimalist Ellsworth Kelly and Dadaist Jean Arp, participants will experiment with an assortment of media to create LINE. Emphasis will be placed on speed and weight of application, as well as expression and rhythm. Linear studies will be used for an individual & collaborative "Collage of Chance".

**ATTENDEES OF AUGUST'S "EARTH ABSTRACTIONS" MAY BRING FINISHED WORK TO EITHER SEPTEMBER WORKSHOP DATE FOR DISPLAY IN THE MAIN FLOOR GALLERY SPACE. 

Limited to 16 people.  This is one of two identical programs.  The other is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th.  If this class is full, you may register for the other class instead.  Please do not register or wait list yourself for both classes.

* Note: All registered patrons MUST call the library Reference Desk at least 48 hours prior to the class to confirm attendance at 203-452-2850 x6. If we do not hear from you on time, we will assume you are not coming and give your spot to the next person on the waiting list.

Image Credit: caroncallahan.blogspot.com

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
   
Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@EWML.ORG
   

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Meet Newtown author, Dan Wolinsky, Sines of the Bizarre Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Utilizing puns and homonyms found on commercial signs, Newtown author, Dan Wolinsky, formed them into word play displays and brain games in his books, "Sines of the Bizarre" and "Sines of the Bizarre Too". Learn about the oddities of our American language, about the word play, and the games themselves. You'll enjoy the results! Books available for purchase and signing.

Dan is a retired university professor and author of three other books. For the last ten years he managed the not for profit Learning Exchange, a program for adult daytime learning in Danbury. He continues to be engaged in a variety of educational and social service activities. Reservations required and begin August 20th.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 50 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Art for Adults: MAKE YOUR MARK! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-5197   reference@ewml.org
   

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an exploration of mark making. Inspired by the work of Minimalist Ellsworth Kelly and Dadaist Jean Arp, participants will experiment with an assortment of media to create LINE. Emphasis will be placed on speed and weight of application, as well as expression and rhythm. Linear studies will be used for an individual & collaborative "Collage of Chance".

**ATTENDEES OF AUGUST'S "EARTH ABSTRACTIONS" MAY BRING FINISHED WORK TO EITHER SEPTEMBER WORKSHOP DATE FOR DISPLAY IN THE MAIN FLOOR GALLERY SPACE. 

Limited to 16 people.  This is one of two identical programs.  The other is scheduled for Monday, September 15th.  If this class is full, you may register for the other class instead.  Please to not register or wait list yourself for both classes.

* Note: All registered patrons MUST call the library Reference Desk at least 48 hours prior to the class to confirm attendance at 203-452-2850 x6. If we do not hear from you on time, we will assume you are not coming and give your spot to the next person on the waiting list.

Image Credit: caroncallahan.blogspot.com

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
   

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
 
school_graduate 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM What Mistakes Not to Make on the FAFSA: a College Planning Seminar presented by Anthony Luther Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Do not be fooled by the opinion that you make too much money to obtain financial aid! Most colleges are overpriced and they would prefer to have as many seats filled with full pay students as possible. Anthony Luther, Certified College-Planning Specialist, walks participants through completing the federal free application for student aid better known as the FAFSA.  Every college will require this form to be completed if the family is applying for federal, state and college financial assistance. Save time by investing a small amount of your time learning how this system works. Registration is required below for this workshop and begins August 23rd. 

A second workshop will be available on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Register here for the Monday, September 22nd class.

 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 26 spaces available.
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
school_graduate 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM What Mistakes Not to Make on the FAFSA: a College Planning Seminar presented by Anthony Luther Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Do not be fooled by the opinion that you make too much money to obtain financial aid! Most colleges are overpriced and they would prefer to have as many seats filled with full pay students as possible. Anthony Luther, Certified College-Planning Specialist, walks participants through completing the federal free application for student aid better known as the FAFSA.  Every college will require this form to be completed if the family is applying for federal, state and college financial assistance. Save time by investing a small amount of your time learning how this system works. Registration is required below for this workshop and begins August 23rd. 

A second workshop will be available on Saturday, September 20th at 1:00 p.m. Register here for the Saturday, September 20th class.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 21 spaces available.
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Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM An Evening with R. C. Bray, award-winning audiobook narrator Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Ever wonder who is that voice on your audiobook? With over 100 titles to his credit, Audie-nominated and Earphones Award-winning narrator and Monroe resident R.C. Bray has performed Off-Broadway in NYC, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, and many stages in between. Bob will share how he became a voice actor and what led him to audiobooks. He will also explain what the Audies are, what recording is like and how long it takes, and do a bit of reading. This will be very relaxed, fun, and absolutely open to all ages with time for questions.

Reservations required and begin August 26th. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 77 spaces available.
Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet the Author, Mel Chase, “The Food of Love” Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X6   reference@ewml.org
   

Love: Tender, spiritual, lustful, liberating, suffocating. A different kind of love takes center stage in each of the stories in Melvyn Chase's, The Food of Love and Other Tales of Lovers, Dreamers and Schemers. Mel discusses love’s many faces and meanings and reads from one of his short stories. Books available for purchase and signing.

With a public-relations career spanning more than thirty-five years, Melvyn Chase retired from corporate life more than a decade ago. He continued to work as a consultant, but also returned to his first love: fiction. In 2005, The Sunstone Press published his collection of short stories, The Terminal Project and Other Voyages of Discovery (a finalist in the 2007 New Mexico Book Awards). 

Reservations required and begin August 27th.   Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are 49 spaces available.
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Social Media For Entrepreneurs - Lunch 'n Learn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Cynthia Cavoto, Founder and Chief Fire Starter at Firebrand Social Media, leads today's Lunch 'N Learn and discusses:

  1. Why use social media for entrepreneurs/business?
  2. Which platforms are the right ones for your business?
  3. Learn 6 steps to build your business’ social media strategy

At Firebrand Social Media, Cindy provides small business owners and entrepreneurs with a social media strategy that is based on their specific goals. She provides Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Plus Management along with Pinterest and Blogging strategies. She also creates and maintains ENewsletters for her clients.

Reservations required and begin September 3rd.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion: The Golem and the Jinni Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

 

Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire, born in the ancient Syrian desert. Trapped in an old copper flask by a Bedouin wizard centuries ago, he is released accidentally by a tinsmith in a Lower Manhattan shop. The Golem and the Jinni is their magical, unforgettable story; unlikely friends whose tenuous attachment challenges their opposing natures – until the night a terrifying incident drives them back into their separate worlds. But a powerful threat will soon bring Chava and Ahmad together again, challenging their existence and forcing them to make a fateful choice. (Goodreads.com)

 

 Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
   

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@EWML.ORG
   

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Meet author John Cilio, “Women’s Work in WWII” Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

As part of Monroe Reads Together, we are pleased to host author John Cilio who will discuss his latest book, “Women’s Work in WWII.” The lecture’s message highlights the importance of making personal commitments to change, imagining success and achieving it. A message that is as relevant today as it was decades ago. Because of the millions of WWII women who worked in thousands of roles and were confident that they were equal to fill the roles of men they replaced, the workplace would never be the same. John shares the chain of circumstances that propelled the nation to realize that women can be an overtly sustaining force within our society.

"This book gave me a much better understanding of what a pivotal role women actually had during such a trying time in our nation. I would recommend this book to everyone." Anna Montgomery, a student at the University of Alabama

John Cilio believes that often the consequences of a historical incident were hidden from those that experienced it yet looking back one can the sense the full impact of their moments in time. This is John’s sixth historical book. Reservations required and begin September 29th.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- Life After Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. Sadly, she dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in any number of ways. Clearly history (and Kate Atkinson) have plans for her: In Ursula rests nothing less than the fate of civilization. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary

    Location: Rotary Room
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
trans_car 12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Driver’s Safety Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

Designed for drivers age 50 and older, this course will cover rules of the road, recent law changes, various driving environments and other driving skills. Also reviewed will be necessary driving strategies to compensate for age-related physical changes. Participants may qualify for an auto insurance discount. Although there are no tests, to qualify for the discount, participants must complete the 4-hour session to be eligible.  

Cost for the program is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members to cover materials and processing costs and should be brought to the program. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Registration required and begins October 9th. 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
   

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
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Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Resume Basics Career Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

A represenative from the CT DOL discusses the dos and don'ts of creating a resume that will find you your next job! Registration required and begins October 20th. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@EWML.ORG
   

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- Burial Rites Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Riveting and rich with lyricism, Burial Rites evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place, and asks the question, how can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others? (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
   

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Online Job Application Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

In this hands on workshop, CT DOL instructs you on how to convert your resume to text format for email and employers' websites. Prerequisite: Valid email address and a resume in Word format on a flash drive/USB memory stick. Registration required and begins November 10th. 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
   

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday December 16, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@EWML.ORG
   

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday January 6, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday January 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- Maya's Notebook Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende.

Isabel Allende’s latest novel, set in the present day (a new departure for the author), tells the story of a 19-year-old American girl who finds refuge on a remote island off the coast of Chile after falling into a life of drugs, crime, and prostitution. There, in the company of a torture survivor, a lame dog, and other unforgettable characters, Maya Vidal writes her story, which includes pursuit by a gang of assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol. In the process, she unveils a terrible family secret, comes to understand the meaning of love and loyalty, and initiates the greatest adventure of her life: the journey into her own soul. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday January 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Secrets of the College Application Process presented by Annette Bosley-Boyce Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

How do colleges hand out merit awards? Are there “test optional” colleges? What stats should I learn about colleges before I apply? What are “recruit to deny” practices? In this session, parents and students will learn that each college has its own unique culture, stats, and admissions processes. The key to choosing the right college for you comes from “decoding” their application process and learning the inside “secrets” to success. Copies of “The College Success Plan” will be available for purchase. A second workshop will be available on Saturday, January 31, 1:00 to 2:15 p.m.

Registration required for both sessions and begins December 16th. Register below for today's lecture. Register here for the Saturday, January 31, 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. lecture. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Annette Bosley-Boyce, founder and author of The College Success Plan™, is a passionate educator, life-long student, mother, and wife. Currently the Director of Career Services at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven CT, she has over 13 years' experience teaching and mentoring college students, she’s learned that many need more direction when it comes to planning for their future, especially before accruing oppressive student loan debt. This growing trend among college students is the reason for writing her book and sharing her “practical” college planning strategy to parents and their college bound teens.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Saturday January 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Secrets of the College Application Process presented by Annette Bosley-Boyce Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-452-2850 X 6   reference@ewml.org
   

How do colleges hand out merit awards? Are there “test optional” colleges? What stats should I learn about colleges before I apply? What are “recruit to deny” practices? In this session, you’ll soon learn that each college has its own unique culture, stats, and admissions processes. The key to choosing the right college for you comes from “decoding” their application process and learning the inside “secrets” to success. Copies of “The College Success Plan” will be available for purchase. A second workshop will be available on Tuesday, January 20th at 6:30 p.m. 

Registration required for both sessions and begins December 16th. Register below for today's lecture. Register here for the Tuesday, January 20th, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. lecture.

Annette Bosley-Boyce, founder and author of The College Success Plan™, is a passionate educator, life-long student, mother, and wife. Currently the Director of Career Services at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven CT, she has over 13 years' experience teaching and mentoring college students, she’s learned that many need more direction when it comes to planning for their future, especially before accruing oppressive student loan debt. This growing trend among college students is the reason for writing her book and sharing her “practical” college planning strategy to parents and their college bound teens. 

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
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Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- The Art Forger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is The Art Forger by Barbara A. Shapiro.

On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art today worth over $500 million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there’s more to this crime than meets the eye. Making a living reproducing famous artworks for a popular online retailer and desperate to improve her situation, Claire is lured into a Faustian bargain with Aiden Markel, a powerful gallery owner. She agrees to forge a painting—a Degas masterpiece stolen from the Gardner Museum—in exchange for a one-woman show in his renowned gallery. But when that very same long-missing Degas painting is delivered to Claire’s studio, she begins to suspect that it may itself be a forgery. Her desperate search for the truth leads Claire into a labyrinth of deceit where secrets hidden since the late nineteenth century may be the only evidence that can now save her life (Goodreads.com).

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- The Lowland Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Two brothers bound by tragedy; a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past; a country torn by revolution. A powerful new novel--set in both India and America--that explores the price of idealism and a love that can last long past death. Suspenseful, sweeping, piercingly intimate, The Lowland expands the range of one of our most dazzling storytellers, seamlessly interweaving the historical and the personal across generations and geographies. This masterly novel of fate and will, exile and return, is a tour de force and an instant classic. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- The Invention of Wings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.

Hetty "Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. This exquisitely written novel is a triumph of storytelling that looks with unswerving eyes at a devastating wound in American history, through women whose struggles for liberation, empowerment, and expression will leave no reader unmoved. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday April 7, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- Five Days at Memorial Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is Five Days at Memorial: Five Days in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink.

In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and to maintain life amid chaos.

After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. 

Five Days at Memorial, the culmination of six years of reporting, unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion- Me Before You Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane.

Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they're going to change the other for all time. (Goodreads.com)

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
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Tuesday September 1, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday September 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday October 6, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday November 3, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday November 4, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday December 1, 2015 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday December 2, 2015 Go To Top
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Tuesday January 5, 2016 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday January 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday February 2, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday February 3, 2016 Go To Top
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Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
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    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
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    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday April 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Wednesday June 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday June 7, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
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    Location: Rotary Room
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Tuesday October 4, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday November 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   (203) 452-2850 x 6   reference(AT)ewml.org
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Rotary Room
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