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Wednesday January 10, 2018 -  Wednesday February 14, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM STORY TIME WITH HOLLY  
   

Join Holly Milton-Benoit for a fun story time on Wednesdays!! Holly will be kicking off this six week series with Mick Inkpen’s books, starting January 10, at 10:15am. There will be stories and a craft, during this 30-45 minute story time. Ages 2-5. Registration encouraged, but we also welcome drop-ins. Come have fun!


Tuesday January 23, 2018
   7:00 PM 1961: PETER DAS RODE 25,000 MILES ON A MOTOR SCOOTER THROUGH EUROPE  
   

1961:  PETER DAS - 25,000 MILES ON A MOTOR SCOOTER THROUGH EUROPE

January 23 at 7 p.m.

Peter will reminisce  about his year of adventure.


Wednesday January 24, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM MOVIE: Battle of the Sexes  
   
Battle of the Sexes
Wednesday, January 24 at 2:00pm
 
Based on the true story of tennis player Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) who challenges Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) to a battle-of-the-sexes tennis match in 1973.
(Rated PG-13,  2 hr, 1 min)

Thursday January 25, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:20 PM MOVIE: Battle of the Sexes  
   
Battle of the Sexes
Thursday, January 25, at 6:15pm
 
Based on the true story of tennis player Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) who challenges Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) to a battle-of-the-sexes tennis match in 1973.
(Rated PG-13,  2 hr, 1 min)

Friday January 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM MOVIE: Battle of the Sexes  
   
Battle of the Sexes
Friday, January 26 at 2:00pm
 
Based on the true story of tennis player Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) who challenges Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) to a battle-of-the-sexes tennis match in 1973.
(Rated PG-13,  2 hr, 1 min)

Saturday January 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORY TIME  
   

Story Time

Join Chelsea Smith for fun stories and a craft during this 30-45 minute story time on Saturday, January 26 at 10:30am. When story time is done, play with our Thomas Train Table! Ages 2-5. Registration is appreciated, but we also welcome drop-ins. Come have fun! Register online at www.suffield-library.org, or give us a call at 860-668-3896.


Thursday February 1, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:15 PM MOVIE: Breathe  
   

Breathe

Thursday, February 1 at 6:15pm

Based on a true story, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) is given months to live when he is diagnosed with Polio. Robin and wife Diana throw convention to the winds and leave the hospital, attempting to live their life to the fullest. Bio-drama romance.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 58min)


Friday February 2, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Breathe  
   

Breathe

Friday, February 2 at 2:00pm

Based on a true story, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) is given months to live when he is diagnosed with Polio. Robin and wife Diana throw convention to the winds and leave the hospital, attempting to live their life to the fullest. Bio-drama romance.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 58min)


Saturday February 3, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY  
   

TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY

February 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Come for a fun day! Drop in Have a cup of cocoa, make a craft and get a goody bag. If you like rocks, stop by to talk to the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club between 10am to Noon. Bring your favorite rock and ask them what it is


Monday February 5, 2018
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM CHESS LESSONS FOR KIDS  
   

CHESS LESSONS FOR KIDS - PROBABLY WILL BE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 5:30 AT THE SENIOR CENTER

The Connecticut Chess Organization is planning to offer chess lessons for kids in kindergarten through high school for 6 to 8 weeks.   The date and time are not set yet.  To guarantee this program, at least 16 children need to be signed up.  Please register if you have a child interested in learning chess. When more information becomes available, registrants will be notified.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Vision Board  
   
TEEN VISION BOARD
Give yourself a little love during Valentine's week and join crafter Amy Healy to design a vision board to take you through 2018 with a plan (and a cool piece of art for your room!) This FREE event is limited to 8 teens, grade 6-12. Please register online or call the library.

Wednesday February 7, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM MOVIE: Last Flag Flying  
   

Last Flag Flying

Wednesday, February 7 at 2:00pm

Thirty years after Vietnam, Larry Shepherd (Steve Carell) a former Navy Corpsman asks his Marine buddies (Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne) to help him bury his son, a Marine who just died in Iraq.

(Rated R; 2hr 5min)

   6:15 PM  -  8:20 PM MOVIE: Last Flag Flying  
   

Last Flag Flying

Wednesday, February 7 at 6:15pm

Thirty years after Vietnam, Larry Shepherd (Steve Carell) a former Navy Corpsman asks his Marine buddies (Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne) to help him bury his son, a Marine who just died in Iraq.

(Rated R; 2hr 5min)


Thursday February 8, 2018
   7:00 PM REIKI DEMONSTRATION & EXPLANATION  
   

REIKI DEMONSTRATION AND EXPLANATION

Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m.

Christine Jette, a Reiki practitioner, will demonstrate and explain  Reiki, a natural energy-activating method capable of restoring and balancing vital energy. It can be used for relaxation, energy balance, increasing creativity and releasing of emotions that no longer serve you.


Friday February 9, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM MOVIE: Last Flag Flying  
   

Last Flag Flying

Friday, February 9 at 2:00pm

Thirty years after Vietnam, Larry Shepherd (Steve Carell) a former Navy Corpsman asks his Marine buddies (Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne) to help him bury his son, a Marine who just died in Iraq.

(Rated R; 2hr 5min)


Saturday February 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM ASK GEORGE  
   

ASK GEORGE

Saturday, February 10 at 10 a.m.

Ask George to solve your digital problems

   10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM ASK GEORGE  
   

ASK GEORGE

Saturday, February 10 at 10:45 a.m.

Ask George to solve your digital problems

   11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM ASK GEORGE  
   

ASK GEORGE

Saturday, February 10 at 11:30 a.m.

Ask George to solve your digital problems

   2:00 PM MUSIC APPRECIATION: PROKOFIEV'S ROMEO & JULIET  
   

MUSIC APPRECIATION:  PROKOFIEV'S ROMEO & JULIET

AT THE SENIOR CENTER

Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Jeffrey Engel, a musicologist will discuss Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet, a classic interpretation of the lovers’ story with video clips of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn dancing to portions of the ballet.    Mr. Engel, a graduate of Ithaca College, majored in cello and music history. He continued musicological studies at the University of Connecticut (Storrs). Mr. Engel lived in Paris for fourteen years where he earned a diploma in French and studied art history at the Sorbonne. He played with the Paris Opera as well as with numerous symphonic orchestras and chamber ensembles. Mr. Engel also is a contributor to the recently published edition of “The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians”. Since his return to America he has been giving talks and cello lessons and is a regular presenter of music lectures at the Litchfield Community Center.


Monday February 12, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM GREAT DECISIONS  
   

GREAT DECISIONS

AT THE SUFFIELD SENIOR CENTER

Beginning Monday, February 12 from 2:00-3:30 p.m  

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs designed by the American Foreign Policy Association.  The program will run every other week for 8 sessions at the SUFFIELD SENIOR CENTER, 145 BRIDGE STREET.  Individuals who register for the program will receive a Briefing Book, paid for by The Friends of Kent Memorial Library.    Participants will  read about the issue in the Briefing Book before the discussion.  Topics which will be discussed this year are:

  • The waning of Pax Americana?
  • Russia’s foreign policy
  • China and America: the new geopolitical equation
  • Media and foreign policy
  • Turkey: a partner in crisis
  • U.S. global engagement and the military
  • South Africa’s fragile democracy
  • Global health: progress and challenges
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Marshall  
   

Marshall

Monday, February 12 at 2:00pm

Chadwick Boseman plays Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in this bio-drama.

(Rated PG13– 1hr 58min)

   7:00 PM B. Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Book) Discussion Group  
   

BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BOOK) BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Meeting once a month, every second Monday

Monday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. at 61 Ffyler Place.   Bring a book you love or just read.  It doesn't matter if it's fiction or non-fiction.  It'S a fun evening to share authors and titles..  Please register.  


Wednesday February 14, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM MOVIE: Chocolat  
   

Chocolat

Wednesday, February 14 at 2:00pm

Vianne (Juliette Binoche) opens a chocolaterie — just in time for lent. The citizens of the town are skeptical. Will she win them over? (Judi Denche, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina). Drama romance.

(Rated PG-13; 2hr 1 min)


Thursday February 15, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:15 PM MOVIE: Marshall  
   

Marshall

Thursday, February  15 at 6:15pm

Chadwick Boseman plays Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in this bio-drama.

(Rated PG13– 1hr 58min)


Friday February 16, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Marshall  
   

Marshall

Friday, February 16 at 2:00pm

Chadwick Boseman plays Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in this bio-drama.

(Rated PG13– 1hr 58min)


Saturday February 17, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM KIDS ON THE MOVE  
   

KIDS ON THE MOVE

February 17 at 10:30 a.m.

At the Senior Center

Join My Gym Enfield for a fun, active class for children ages 2-5 on Saturday, February 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. We’ll be over at the Senior Center.  The class will incorporate gymnastics skills, games, relays, puppet shows and more!  Funded by Friends of the Kent Memorial Library. 

 


Tuesday February 20, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM MOVIE: Wonder  
   

Wonder

Tuesday, February 20 at 2:00pm

Based on the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio. Family drama.

(Rated PG; 1hr 53min)

   7:00 PM THE SUPREME COURT  
   

THE SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court’s Consequential Term: Voting Rights, Privacy Rights, and Religious Freedom

Tuesday, February 20 at 7 p.m.

AT THE SENIOR CENTER

 
The Supreme Court will decide major cases this term on matters that directly affect all Americans. The Justices will decide cases that involve state purges of voter rolls, searches of cell phone records without a warrant, and the ability of the state to compel individual shop owners, who object on First Amendment grounds, to serve gay and lesbian customers. We will discuss the current membership of the Supreme Court, the general background and facts of the cases, and the importance of the cases in this polarized era in American politics.
 

Wednesday February 21, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: LBJ  
   

LBJ

Wednesday, February 21 at 2:00pm

Woody Harrelson plays Lyndon B Johnson. Also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Pullman, Jeffrey Donovan and Richard Jenkins. Bio-drama. Directed by Rob Reiner.

(Rated R; 1hr 38min)

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Skin Care at Any Age  
   

Pinki Shah, Aum Aesthetics Medical Spa

Do's and don'ts of skin care and  whats best for you particular skin


Thursday February 22, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:10 PM MOVIE: LBJ  
   

LBJ

Thursdsay, Febraury 22 at 6:30pm

Woody Harrelson plays Lyndon B Johnson. Also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Pullman, Jeffrey Donovan and Richard Jenkins. Bio-drama. Directed by Rob Reiner.

(Rated R; 1hr 38min)


Friday February 23, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: LBJ  
   

LBJ

Friday, February 23 at 2:00pm

Woody Harrelson plays Lyndon B Johnson. Also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Pullman, Jeffrey Donovan and Richard Jenkins. Bio-drama. Directed by Rob Reiner.

(Rated R; 1hr 38min)


Saturday February 24, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make a Spring Wreath  
   

Winter won't really last forever.  So be ready for spring!  Decorate a grapevine wreath in just 30 minutes!  Learn how to make your own bow!  Take home something fabulous!

   10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Make a Spring Wreath  
   

Winter won't really last forever.  So be ready for spring!  Decorate a grapevine wreath in just 30 minutes!  Learn how to make your own bow!  Take home something fabulous!

   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make a Spring Wreath  
   

Winter won't really last forever.  So be ready for spring!  Decorate a grapevine wreath in just 30 minutes!  Learn how to make your own bow!  Take home something fabulous!

   2:00 PM QUIET BY SUSAN CAIN  
   

QUIET BY SUSAN CAIN

Quiet Book Discussion,  Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 6 at 2 p.m.

WITH CHARLES ZANOR

In 2012, Susan Cain published the bestseller Quiet about being an introvert in a culture that has elevated the Extrovert Ideal to near iconic status.  She explores what it means to be an introvert and challenges the myth that only the Extrovert Ideal will meet with success.  Roundly praised by the critics and public, Quiet is a book worth reading for introverts and extroverts alike. 


Tuesday February 27, 2018
   7:00 PM EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS IN CONNECTICUT  
   

EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS IN CONNECTICUT

Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m.

Geoffrey Whittum, a Suffield resident, has found dolmens (megalithic tombs, similar in structure to Old Stonehenge artifacts) and large, unusual structures throughout the forests of New England and the Middle Atlantic states.   He will present a PowerPoint presentation demonstrating that these megalithic structures may represent the work of ancient civilizations. 


Wednesday February 28, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM MOVIE: Only the Brave  
   

Only the Brave

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00pm

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, elite firefighters fighting a historic wildfire in 2013. Stars Josh Brolin. Bio-drama.

(Rated PG-13 2hr 14min)

   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM POLISH GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH SARA ZAK  
   

 POLISH GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH SARA ZAK

Wednesday, February 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 61 Ffyler Place

These are one-time sessions for beginning genealogists.  The workshop is geared toward 2nd and 3rd generation Polish Americans who have computer skills and a little family information.  For reservations, please contact Sara Zak by email at zaksa@aol.com no later than Feb. 16.

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Friday March 2, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM MOVIE: Only the Brave  
   

Only the Brave

Friday, March  2 at 2:00pm

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, elite firefighters fighting a historic wildfire in 2013. Stars Josh Brolin. Bio-drama.

(Rated PG-13 2hr 14min)


Saturday March 3, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCIENCE SATURDAY: ROBOT-MINI GOLF COMPETITION  
   

SCIENCE SATURDAY: ROBOT-MINI GOLF COMPETITION

Saturday, March 3 at 11:00 a.m.

At the Suffield Senior Center, Bridge Street

Grab your friends (or come meet some new ones) and head to the Senior Center to code robots to roll through a mini-golf course designed by you! Pizza and Soda provided! Registration is required.

 


Sunday March 4, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM POLISH GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH SARA ZAK  
   

 POLISH GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH SARA ZAK

Wednesday, February 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 61 Ffyler Place

These are one-time sessions for beginning genealogists.  The workshop is geared toward 2nd and 3rd generation Polish Americans who have computer skills and a little family information.  For reservations, please contact Sara Zak by email at zaksa@aol.com no later than Feb. 16.

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Tuesday March 6, 2018
   2:00 PM QUIET BY SUSAN CAIN  
   

Quiet Book Discussion,  Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 6 at 2 p.m.

WITH CHARLES ZANOR

In 2012, Susan Cain published the bestseller Quiet about being an introvert in a culture that has elevated the Extrovert Ideal to near iconic status.  She explores what it means to be an introvert and challenges the myth that only the Extrovert Ideal will meet with success.  Roundly praised by the critics and public, Quiet is a book worth reading for introverts and extroverts alike. 


Wednesday March 7, 2018
   7:00 PM LOCAL AUTHOR SHAWN FLYNN & HIS BOOK KITTY  
   

LOCAL AUTHOR, SHAWN FLYNN TALKS ABOUT HIS BOOK, KITTY 

Wednesday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Shawn Flynn will speak about his inspirational pet rescue story.  His book, "The Kitty Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him," is a heartwarming story that reveals how the pets we love sometimes turn around and care for us. The book received a 2017 Readers' Favorite book award, and was a finalist in both the Best Book Awards and the International Book Awards competitions.

 

Thursday March 8, 2018
   6:30 PM FAKE NEWS  
   

FAKE NEWS

Thursday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.

At the Senior Center

Is “fake news” a modern phenomena, or does it have deeper roots in American history?  And how do you spot fake news in the midst of the modern, and frequently chaotic, 24/7 news cycle?  Professor Matthew W. Dunne will explore the history and significance of “fake news” in contemporary American politics, as well as provide helpful tools to distinguish between “fake news” and legitimate journalism in 21st century America.   Matthew W. Dunne is an Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, CT.  Matthew received his Ph.D. in History at Brown University in Rhode Island, and his first book, “A Cold War State of Mind: Brainwashing and Postwar American Society,” was published by the University of Massachusetts press.  He teaches courses on politics, government, and American history.

 


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