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Tuesday August 4, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM Drop-In Origami Challenge  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4

Can you complete the origami challenge? Drop in anytime during library hours on Tuesdays for a new origami challenge each week. This self-serve station will feature two origami crafts, an easy one and a challenging one. Earn a prize for each challenge completed!

 

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM BookBuggs Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Welcome to BookBuggs, a new kind of book club! Come prepared to share with the group information (title, author, and a brief personal review) on novels or nonfiction that you have recently read and enjoyed, or even longstanding favorites. Everyone will have at least five minutes to speak, but no one is required to share if they prefer just to listen and enjoy. Bring a notebook to record the details of anything that sounds interesting for future reading. BookBuffs will meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday August 6, 2015
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Drive-in Movie Event!  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

We will be showing The Lorax and designing our very own cars out of recycled cardboard boxes, markers, plates, and more! Our drive-in movie event will be held in the library’s community room. Don’t forget to bring extra snacks if you'd like.
Runtime: 93 min    
Rated: PG 

For grades K to 2.  Limited seating.

Registration begins July 28th Register here.
 

    Location: Community Room

Saturday August 8, 2015
   7:00 PM  -  11:55 PM STAR PARTY - PERSEID METEOR SHOWER  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   
The Windsor Locks Public Library's  free annual "Star Party" will be held on the library lawn on Saturday, August 8 from 7:00 PM until midnight. JPL/ NASA Solar System Ambassador Bill Fournier will guide participants in planet and moon viewing and also provide information on the annual Perseid meteor shower.
  
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and don't forget the bug repellent! Telescopes and binoculars are welcome and demonstration telescopes will be available.  Please call the Windsor Locks Public Library at 860-627-1495 to register or register here.  The library is located at 28 Main Street.
    Location: Lawn

Monday August 10, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/10, 8/17

Children will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help your toddler grow into a reader. This interactive story time will feature stories, finger plays, songs, games, and a simple craft or learning activity.

  • For children ages 2½ to 4yrs.
  • Siblings are welcomed.
  • Caregiver participation required
    Location: Children's Room

Thursday August 13, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/13, 8/20

Little Movers is one to one fun with your little one with songs, stories, American Sign Language, bubbles, and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your child and meet new families in the area.

  • For children ages 6 mo. to 2yrs.
  • Siblings are welcomed.
  • Caregiver participation required
    Location: Storytime Room

Monday August 17, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/10, 8/17

Children will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help your toddler grow into a reader. This interactive story time will feature stories, finger plays, songs, games, and a simple craft or learning activity.

  • For children ages 2½ to 4yrs.
  • Siblings are welcomed.
  • Caregiver participation required
    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday August 19, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Mystery Author Roberta Isleib  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Roberta Isleib is not only a wonderful mystery writer, but a clinical psychologist as well.  Writings as herself, Roberta is author of the Cassie Burdette golf mystery series (written in part to justfy her own love of golf) and the Advice Column mysteries featuring Dr. Rebecca Butterman.  She is also currently working on the Key West Food Critic mysteries under the name of Lucy Burdette.  The latest Key West mystery, FATAL RESERVATIONS, is due out on July 7, so what better time could there be to meet this award-winning New Jersey-born author?  Come ands join our Christie Capers group in welcoming Roberta Isleib to the Windsor Locks Public Library! Call 860-627-1495 or register online.

 

 

    Location: Community Room

Thursday August 20, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/13, 8/20

Little Movers is one to one fun with your little one with songs, stories, American Sign Language, bubbles, and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your child and meet new families in the area.

  • For children ages 6 mo. to 2yrs.
  • Siblings are welcomed.
  • Caregiver participation required
    Location: Storytime Room

Tuesday September 1, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM BookBuggs Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Welcome to BookBuggs, a new kind of book club! Come prepared to share with the group information (title, author, and a brief personal review) on novels or nonfiction that you have recently read and enjoyed, or even longstanding favorites. Everyone will have at least five minutes to speak, but no one is required to share if they prefer just to listen and enjoy. Bring a notebook to record the details of anything that sounds interesting for future reading. BookBuffs will meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday September 16, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Christie Capers mystery book club will be discussing Confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters.  This medieval series features Brother Cadfael, a monk.  Copies of the books will be available at the circ desk one month before the meeting. New members are always welcome!  

 

 

 

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday September 29, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM THE ART & JOY OF WRITING MEMOIR WITH AUTHOR JACQUELINE MASUMIAN  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Have you ever considered writing about a significant event in your life to hand down to your children or having your story published?  In 2013 Jacqueline Masumian published a memoir, Nobody Home, about her childhood with a difficult mother and her eventually confrontation with a dark family secret. Ms. Masumian will read a short chapter from her book and discuss the fascinating process of writing memoir for publication or for preservation of family histories.  Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing at the program.  Aspiring memoirists won't want to miss this program!  Please call 860-627-1495 to register.

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday October 6, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM BookBuggs Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Welcome to BookBuggs, a new kind of book club! Come prepared to share with the group information (title, author, and a brief personal review) on novels or nonfiction that you have recently read and enjoyed, or even longstanding favorites. Everyone will have at least five minutes to speak, but no one is required to share if they prefer just to listen and enjoy. Bring a notebook to record the details of anything that sounds interesting for future reading. BookBuffs will meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday October 21, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Christie Capers mystery book club will be discussing Rhetoric of Death by Judith Rock.  This series, set in 17th century France, features Charles de Luc, a Jesuit priest.  Copies of the books will be available at the circ desk one month before the meeting. New members are always welcome!  

    Location: Community Room

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