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Monday September 10, 2018 -  Monday October 1, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:35 AM Babies and Books with Chelsea Smith  
   

Babies, birth to age 1, and their caregivers are invited to Kent Memorial Library for music, rhymes, fingerplays, and books on Mondays at 10:15 a.m., September 10, 17, 24 and October 1.  This 20 minute program will be followed by open playtime. Get your baby wiggling and meet new friends! Register or drop-in. 

 


Wednesday September 12, 2018 -  Wednesday October 3, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Time for Tots  
   

 


Monday September 17, 2018 -  Monday December 17, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Great Discussions  
   

GREAT DISCUSSIONS

Mondays, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17 at 2 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center:  Great Discussions

For the past three years, this group has met in the springtime to participate in Great Decisions, a discussion program on world affairs, produced by the Foreign Policy Association.  Once a year, is too long to wait, so the group is creating its own platform to discuss domestic issues.  A few articles will be sent out to prepare for the meeting.  The September discussion is on the U.S. Debt which will be led by Mary Jean Nelson. 


Wednesday September 19, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM MOVIE: Ocean's 8  
   

An all female cast nod to Ocean’s 11, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina with Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 50min)


Thursday September 20, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:05 PM MOVIE: Ocean's 8  
   

An all female cast nod to Ocean’s 11, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina with Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 50min)


Friday September 21, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM MOVIE: Ocean's 8  
   

An all female cast nod to Ocean’s 11, starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina with Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 50min)


Saturday September 22, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Ask George  
   

ASK GEORGE technical questions about your digital devices, computers & gaming

   10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM Ask George  
   11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Ask George  
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEONARD BERNSTEIN  
   

Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center:  Leonard Bernstein, An American Treasure

with Jeffrey Engel, music historian

Bernstein was the most gifted, famous, popular and successful musician produced by America. He was a virtuoso pianist and conductor, a composer of music ranging from Broadway musicals to the classical repertory, an educator,  a lecturer, an author and a TV personality. There was very little he couldn’t do extremely well.  2018 is the centenary of Bernstein’s birth and it is a good time to celebrate this American treasure.

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Tuesday September 25, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Bowl With BB-8 from Star Wars  
    Contact: WMitzel   860-668-3896   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Meet our latest tech, BB-8. He rolls and bowls so let's get ready to knock down some pins with this cute little guy from the latest Star Wars films. Grades 6-12

Thanks to the FOKML!

    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday September 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: The Seagull  
   

Based on a play by Anton Checkhov starring Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Brian Dennehy.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 38min)


Thursday September 27, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:05 PM MOVIE: The Seagull  
   

Based on a play by Anton Checkhov starring Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Brian Dennehy.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 38min)


Friday September 28, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: The Seagull  
   

Based on a play by Anton Checkhov starring Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Brian Dennehy.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 38min)


Saturday September 29, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Solo: A Star Wars Story  
   

The back story of how Han Solo became the Han Solo we all know and love. Starring Alden Ehrenreich as Han and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. Also starring Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton and Emilia Clarke. And if you were wondering, Joonas Suotamo plays Chewbacca. :)

(Rated PG-13; 2hr 15min)


Monday October 1, 2018 -  Friday December 7, 2018
     STOCK MARKET GAME FOR TEENS  
   

STOCK MARKET GAME FOR KIDS. Ka-ching! Suffield Middle School and High School can sign up to play the Stock Market Game. The Connecticut Stock Market Game is sponsored by SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association).  Students can work individually or form teams to spend $100,000 in virtual money to build a diversified investment portfolio of stocks.  Trades happen in real time so students experience how real-world events impact the capital market. A prize will be awarded to the top team or individual funded by The Friends of the Kent Memorial Library.  Participants can sign up for the game even after it starts.  However, to take full advantage of the game, sign up early!

PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A PACKET EXPLAINING THE GAME AND HOW THE STOCK MARKET WORKS.  ONCE REGISTERED, THE PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE AN IDENTIFICATION LINK TO LOG-ON TO THE GAME.  THERE COULD BE A 48-HOUR DELAY BEFORE YOUR LINK IS VERIFIED.


Tuesday October 2, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scarecrow Making Contest  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Help us create a new scarecrow entry for the Town's Scare-it-up-Suffield event in October! We won free pizza last year, let's do it again! FREE

Thanks to FOKML


Wednesday October 3, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: Adrift  
   

Adrift

Tami (Shailene Woodley) and her fiancé Richard (Sam Claflin) set sail from Tahiti, heading for San Diego. Two weeks into their trip, they hit a hurricane to end all hurricanes and find themselves adrift in the ocean. Based on a true story.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 36min)

 


Thursday October 4, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Meet Suffield Teen Author Deanna Theodore  
   

Meet Suffield teen author of "Queen's Judgement" Deanna Theodore.

Deanna will share what it's like to write and publish your own Young Adult novel.  Royal refreshments served. Grades 6-12

61 Ffyler Place

   6:30 PM  -  8:10 PM MOVIE: Adrift  
   

Adrift

Tami (Shailene Woodley) and her fiancé Richard (Sam Claflin) set sail from Tahiti, heading for San Diego. Two weeks into their trip, they hit a hurricane to end all hurricanes and find themselves adrift in the ocean. Based on a true story.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 36min)

 


Friday October 5, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM MOVIE: Adrift  
   

Adrift

Tami (Shailene Woodley) and her fiancé Richard (Sam Claflin) set sail from Tahiti, heading for San Diego. Two weeks into their trip, they hit a hurricane to end all hurricanes and find themselves adrift in the ocean. Based on a true story.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 36min)

 


Wednesday October 10, 2018 -  Wednesday November 14, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM STORY TIME  
   

Exercise your imagination, learn something new, and enjoy some good stories along the way! There will be stories, a crafts and activities during this 30-45 minute story time. This six week series is for children ages 2-5 and is on Wednesdays (starts October 10) at 10:15am. Register or drop-in!


Wednesday October 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot  
   

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix plays John Callahan, who has a debilitating car accident involving alcohol. While struggling with both addiction and the physical limitations resulting from his accident, he discovers an affinity for art. Based on a true story of cartoonist John Callahan, and his book Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.

(Rated R; 1hr 54min)

 

   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Paint it READ Party  
   

It's Teen Read Week 2018! Let's celebrate by getting together for Paint Night! Materials provided. FREE event. Snacks served. Leave your painting in the Teen Art Gallery for a few weeks or take it home. Grab a friend or make new ones. Don't miss this event. Grades 6-12

Thanks to FOKML


Thursday October 11, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Wendy Pierman Mitzel     wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   

Pair up your child with a caring, teen reading mentor! Reading Buddies is not instruction, but rather a chance for kids to connect over the love of a good book. Open to readers grades K-3 and mentors grades 6-12. Sign up here and indicate "reader" or "mentor." 

 

   6:15 PM  -  8:15 PM MOVIE: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot  
   

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix plays John Callahan, who has a debilitating car accident involving alcohol. While struggling with both addiction and the physical limitations resulting from his accident, he discovers an affinity for art. Based on a true story of cartoonist John Callahan, and his book Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.

(Rated R; 1hr 54min)

 


Friday October 12, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot  
   

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix plays John Callahan, who has a debilitating car accident involving alcohol. While struggling with both addiction and the physical limitations resulting from his accident, he discovers an affinity for art. Based on a true story of cartoonist John Callahan, and his book Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.

(Rated R; 1hr 54min)

 

   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM POLKA DANCE INSTRUCTION  
   

POLKA DANCE INSTRUCTION WITH EDANSE COMPANY & BALLROOM

AT SACRED HEART CHURCH PARISH HALL

 


Monday October 15, 2018 -  Monday November 5, 2018
   5:25 PM  -  6:30 PM Chess for Kids  
   

CHESS LESSONS For Kids in Grades K-12
4 weeks of free instruction.
Need at least 16 children to participate for the entire 4 weeks
Sessions will be Mondays
October 15, 22, 29 & November 5

Class will be at the Suffield Senior Center

Funded by the Friends of the Kent Memorial Library


Tuesday October 16, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scarecrow Making Contest II  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

The second session! Help us create a new scarecrow entry for the Town's Scare-it-up-Suffield event in October! We won free pizza last year, let's do it again! FREE Grades 6-12

Thanks to FOKML

   7:00 PM Aroused - the Mystery of Hormones  
   

Randi Hutter Epstein -- "Aroused"

Each attendee will receive a free book!Randi Hutter Epstein, MD.jpg

Randi Hutter Epstein will speak about and sign her new book, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything, on Tuesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center

About the Book:
Brimming with fascinating anecdotes, illuminating new medical research, and humorous details, Aroused introduces the leading scientists who made life-changing discoveries about the hormone imbalances that ail us, as well as the charlatans who used those discoveries to peddle false remedies. Epstein exposes the humanity at the heart of hormone science with her rich cast of characters, including a 1920s doctor promoting vasectomies as a way to boost libido, a female medical student who discovered a pregnancy hormone in the 1940s, and a mother who collected pituitaries, a brain gland, from cadavers as a source of growth hormone to treat her son. Along the way, Epstein explores the functions of hormones such as leptin, oxytocin, estrogen, and testosterone, demystifying the science of endocrinology. 

Randi Hutter Epstein is a medical writer, author and journalist, has written for publications such as the New York Times and The Washington Post.  She is also a lecturer at Yale University and an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Journalism School. 


Wednesday October 17, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! The Movie  
   

Mamma Mia (2008)

Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried — tells the story of a girl trying to find her father — through ABBA songs. Wahoo! Watch the original this week, then come next week for the sequel!

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 48min)

 

   6:30 PM BEST-SELLING SUSPENSE NOVELIST HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN  
   

 The program will be held at the 2nd Baptist Church, 100 North Main Street, Suffield

Books will be available for purchasing and signing

Thanks to the Friends of the Kent Memorial Library for providing the funds for this program.

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HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV. She's won 34 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. The nationally bestselling author of 10 mysteries, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and for THE OTHER WOMAN, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Critics call her "a master of suspense" and "a superb and gifted storyteller" and she is the only author to have won the Agatha in four different categories: Best First, Best Novel, Best Short Story and Best Non-Fiction. Her novels have been named Library Journal's Best of 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Hank's newest book is the acclaimed standalone psychological suspense thriller TRUST ME (August 28, 2018), which Suspense Magazine's reviewer calls "By far one of the best thrillers I've read in years." Lisa Gardner calls it "Mesmerizing!" and New York Post, BOOK BUB, PopSugar and CrimeReads named it one of the Best Thrillers of Summer 2018.

Hank is a founder of MWA University and past president of National Sisters in Crime. Visit Hank online at HankPhillippiRyan.com, on Twitter @HankPRyan, on Instagram @hankpryan and Facebook at HankPhillippiRyanAuthor

 


Thursday October 18, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:05 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! The Movie  
   

Mamma Mia (2008)

Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried — tells the story of a girl trying to find her father — through ABBA songs. Wahoo! Watch the original this week, then come next week for the sequel!

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 48min)

 


Friday October 19, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! The Movie  
   

Mamma Mia (2008)

Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried — tells the story of a girl trying to find her father — through ABBA songs. Wahoo! Watch the original this week, then come next week for the sequel!

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 48min)

 


Saturday October 20, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM SCARE-IT-UP SUFFIELD  
   

SCARE-IT-UP SUFFIELD AT THE SENIOR CENTER

SCARECROW CONTEST JUDGING, FACE-PAINTING, ANIMALS...FUN!

   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Teen Volunteers for Scare-It-Up-Suffield!  
   

TEENS NEEDED

We need help with face painting, reading to children, checking people in, organizing crafts etc. Earn hours toward Senior Privileges, Honor's Society and this looks great on your college application. Please arrive at Senior Center on Bridge Street at 9:45 a.m.


Tuesday October 23, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Sphero Play  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Sphero Play Day at KML. Stop over after school to meet BB-8 and our blue and orange Sphero robots. Let's see what they can do!

Thanks to FOKML


Wednesday October 24, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again  
   

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

It’s been ten years! The sequel to the 2008 movie is here! This one gives u Donna’s back-story. Lily James plays young Donna.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 54min)

 

   6:30 PM B.J. SMITH RETURNS  
   

B.J. Smith Returns to discuss William Kent Krueger's IRON LAKE .

 


Thursday October 25, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  8:10 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again  
   

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

It’s been ten years! The sequel to the 2008 movie is here! This one gives u Donna’s back-story. Lily James plays young Donna.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 54min)

 


Friday October 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM MOVIE: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again  
   

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

It’s been ten years! The sequel to the 2008 movie is here! This one gives u Donna’s back-story. Lily James plays young Donna.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 54min)

 


Saturday October 27, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sunburst Mirrors  
   

Teen Program

Sunburst Mirrors can brighten up a space in no time at all! All materials provided for this free event. Grades 6-12

 


Tuesday October 30, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM CupCake Decorating Contest  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Bring your skills and sweet tooth to this event! The staff will judge the most creative Fall cupcake and winner gets a Dunkin gift card. Cupcake and Materials provided. Grades 6-12. Please note if you have any food allergies.

Thanks to the FOKML 


Wednesday October 31, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: The Spy Who Dumped Me  
   

The Spy Who Dumped Me

In this action adventure comedy, Audrey (Mila Kunis) gets dumped by her boyfriend. What she doesn’t know is that her boyfriend was a spy! So instead of sitting at home on her 30th birthday, she finds herself running through Europe being chased by assassins with her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon.)

(Rated R; 1hr 57min)

 

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM MOVIE: A Quiet Place  
   

A Quiet Place

Looking for something creepy on Halloween? John Krasinski and Emily Blunt star in this sci-fi horror film.

(Rated PG-13; 1hr 30min)

 


Thursday November 1, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM MOVIE: The Spy Who Dumped Me  
   

The Spy Who Dumped Me

In this action adventure comedy, Audrey (Mila Kunis) gets dumped by her boyfriend. What she doesn’t know is that her boyfriend was a spy! So instead of sitting at home on her 30th birthday, she finds herself running through Europe being chased by assassins with her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon.)

(Rated R; 1hr 57min)

 


Friday November 2, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MOVIE: The Spy Who Dumped Me  
   

The Spy Who Dumped Me

In this action adventure comedy, Audrey (Mila Kunis) gets dumped by her boyfriend. What she doesn’t know is that her boyfriend was a spy! So instead of sitting at home on her 30th birthday, she finds herself running through Europe being chased by assassins with her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon.)

(Rated R; 1hr 57min)

 


Tuesday November 6, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM StarWarsMovie, Pizza and Popcorn  
    Contact: Wendy Pierman Mitzel   8608105501   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   

TEEN PROGRAM

School's off for Election Day. Spend it at KML watching a StarWars Movie, eating pizza and making your own mix-in popcorn treat. Grades 6--12

    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday November 14, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Make Harvest Candles  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Make your own harvest candles to put on the table, in the guest bath, on the mantle. All materials provided. FREE Grades 6-12


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