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Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM CT State Parks: Discover Family Fun Close to Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Outdoor adventures begin in CT State Parks – hike, swim, camp, picnic, canoe, view wildlife, visit a nature center or museum or just come and relax.  There is so much to see and do.  Discover the programs CT State Parks and Forests offer:  No Child Left Inside®:  The Great Park Pursuit CT State Parks Family Adventure, Sky’s the Limit Hiking Challenge, Letterboxing in CT State Forests and more.  Receive a copy of CT State Parks:  A Centennial Overview to help you understand how our state parks began and grew to include 110 State Parks encompassing nearly 33,000 acres.  CT State Parks offer year-round adventures.  Learn how to begin your own adventure today!

Presented by Diane Chisnall-Joy, CT State Parks & Public Outreach

Registration is required.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 1, 2017 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
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Birding in Connecticut Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Edward Boisits from the Flanders Nature Center for a discussionon the birds of Connecticut and the best places in the state for birding.  Learn what you can do to encourage different types of birds to visit your yard. 

Registration is required and begins on July 7th.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Word Play (for the fun of it!) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A perfect fit for your tired or overtaxed brain. Sign up to play with words along with author, former Masuk creative writing teacher and word lover, Joan Verniero. Clear away all those distractions. The object is to have fun with words. Experiment, make some up and enjoy! Secret games in small groups. Surrealistic play with words. Focus on color and sound. Smells, tastes, touch. For the pleasure and freedom of it.. 

Registration is required and begins on July 8th.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
        There are many spaces available.
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Art for Adults: Scrape & Smear Abstractions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lorna Rhyins   203 452-2982   lrhyins@ewml.org
   

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an evening of experimental painting! Working with acrylic paint on canvas, participants will compose a mulit-layered abstract design by manipulating paint with palette knives, credit cards & more! Lots of easy, breezy summertime fun!

Registration is required and limited to 16.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
   
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   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 8:00 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: Rotary Room
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Art for Adults: Scrape & Smear Abstraction Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an evening of experimental painting! Working with acrylic paint on canvas, participants will compose a mulit-layered abstract design by manipulating paint with palette knives, credit cards & more! Lots of easy, breezy summertime fun!

Registration is required and limited to 16.

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
   
Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Red Cross Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come donate blood at the Library. The need is constant and your contribution is important.  

Make an appointment to donate by going to www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation, enter your zip code, and go to the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library blood drive to sign up. Or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment by phone.

Save time by going to redcrossblood.org/RapidPass on the day of your appointment and complete your pre-reading and donation questions on-line from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

FREE Tee! Commit to give Sept. 1 - Sept. 5 for an exclusive Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last!

    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel.

“Rosie and her husband have a busy life with four boys. They welcome a fifth son to their boisterous family, and when Claude is three, he starts to wear dresses and says he wants to be a girl. This novel offers a timely and thoughtful look at the life of a transgender child... a touching and sympathetic account that is brimming with life.” (Library Journal )

 

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
 
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 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   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 8:00 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: Rotary Room
Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is The Ballroom by Anna Hope.

“Patients in an asylum in 1911 find hope and redemption amid the bleakest circumstances. Though the subject matter is occasionally difficult, a compelling cast of emotionally resonant characters, as well as a bittersweet climax, render Hope’s second novel a powerful, memorable experience.”  (Library Journal) 

 

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
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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 October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   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 8:00 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: Rotary Room
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance.

“Born in Kentucky and shuffling among homes in Ohio, the author ended the cycle of poverty, abuse, and drug use after becoming a U.S. Marine and Yale Law School graduate. Using examples from his own life with references to articles and studies throughout, Vance’s intent is to show that what was once the fulfillment of the American Dream has now left families in peril.”  (Library Journal) 

 

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
 
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 November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   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 8:00 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: Rotary Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood.

“After being done out of his job by a scheming underling, a prominent theater festival director goes off-grid, teaching literacy and theater to prisoners and grieving a lost daughter. When he learns that the man who took his job will attend the next production, he sees his chance: in this Tempest, it won’t just be Prospero who gets revenge.”
(Publishers Weekly)

 

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
 
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 December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   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 8:00 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: Rotary Room
Tuesday January 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan.

“Interlacing plots join this cozy, clever, contemporary English story, unveiling the layers of four lives brought together by the discovery of a biscuit tin full of human ashes found on a train. The story involves a collection of lost items cataloged and stored in a Victorian villa, and the eventual attempts to find the owners.” (Library Journal)

 

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday January 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

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 February 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.

“Kelly’s compelling first novel follows three women through the course of World War II and beyond. Despite some horrific scenes, this is a page-turner demonstrating the tests and triumphs civilians faced during war, complemented by Kelly’s vivid depiction of history and excellent characters.” (Publishers Weekly)

 

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
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday March 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai.

“In this imaginative debut, Tom Barren’s version of 2016 is a technological utopia based on a model popularized by 1950s science fiction. There are flying cars, robot maids, jet packs, teleportation, ray guns, and space vacations. Unfortunately, an accident causes Tom to travel to an alternate timeline, socially and technologically backward - in other words, our own 2016.” (Publishers Weekly)    

 

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday April 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

“The childhood years of a blended family becomes the basis for a wildly successful book, ultimately forcing the siblings to come to terms with their losses, their guilt, and the deeply loyal connection they feel for one another.” (From the Publisher)

 

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

This month's selection is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

“Inspired by a real-life event, a medical crisis results in an infant’s death and a murder charge against a black nurse named Ruth Jefferson. The story unfolds from three viewpoints: Ruth’s, the infant’s white supremacist father, and Ruth’s public defender, a white professional woman questioning her own views about racism.” 
(Publishers Weekly)

 

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday June 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult/Teen Services Librarian   203.452.2852   reference@ewml.org
   

 

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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday July 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Tuesday August 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Tuesday September 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Tuesday October 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday November 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday December 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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