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Wednesday December 24, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM CLOSED  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closed for Christmas Eve.  Have a very happy holiday with family and friends.  

    Location: Library

Thursday December 25, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM CLOSED  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closed for Christmas Day.  Have a very happy holiday with family and friends.  

    Location: Library

Wednesday December 31, 2014
   2:00 PM  -  8:30 PM EARLY CLOSING  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closing early for New Year's Eve.  Happy New Year!

    Location: Library

Thursday January 1, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM CLOSED  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closed for New Year's Day.

    Location: Library

Friday January 2, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: CELEBRATING FICTION!  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Adult Winter Reading 2015 begins today!  This year's title is Get Cozy with a Good Book: Celebrate Fiction!  More information will be available soon.

    Location: Library

Monday January 5, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday January 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 January 7, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday January 8, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday January 12, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday January 14, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday January 15, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday January 19, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM CLOSED  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closed for Martin Luther King's birthday.

    Location: Library

Tuesday January 20, 2015
   6:30 PM Around the World Book Club  
    Contact: Beth Morrill   860-627-1495   bmorrill@libraryconnection.info
   

This month we venture to Brazil. Join as as we discuss "Blood of the Wicked" by Leighton Gage.

The Around the World Book Club meets every month on the third Tuesday of the month. We discuss a variety of books that take place in international settings. Please joins us, all are welcome.


Wednesday January 21, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: Mystery Author Susannah Hardy  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Windsor Locks Public Library's Adult Winter Reading Program, along with the Christie Capers mystery book club, welcomes local author Susannah Hardy, whose new book Feta Attraction will be published January 6.  Feta Attraction is the first in a new restaurant-based mystery series that is, according to Barnes & Noble, "overflowing with Greek flavor." , Susannah Hardy is the pen name of Jane Haertel, who grew up in northern New York. She attended St. Lawrence University and has served on the board of directors of the Connecticut Romance Writers of America. She is a member of Sisters in Crime. Jane writes weekly about anything that strikes her fancy at the Writing Secrets of Seven Scribes blog. Jane now lives in Connecticut with her husband, teenaged son, and Elvira the Wonder Cat.  "Like" Susannah's Facebook page to keep up with what's happening with her wonderful new "Greek to Me" mystery series!  Copies of Susannah's new book will be avaliable for sale and signing after the program  Please call 860-627-1495 to register, and why not join our Adult Winter Reading Program, Get Cozy with a Good Book, while you're at it? 

    Location: Community Room

Thursday January 22, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday January 26, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday January 29, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday February 2, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday February 3, 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 February 4, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: Fantasy Author Jessica Handly  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Author Jessica (Barone) Handly was raised on tales of the old country and eventually traveled to several European countries to fuel her already fertile imagination.  Her latest novel, Wolfwalker, is the story of Fein, half-human, half wolfwalker.  Jessica's novels are filled with fantistical paranormal characters, including shapeshifters, vampires, strigoi, and magical creatures living in the past and the present.  Fans of fantasy, horror, and paranormal fiction will enjoy her presentation.  Jessica is the second author visiting as part of our 2015 adult winter reading program, Get Cozy with a Good Book.  Please call 860-627-1495 to register.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday February 5, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday February 9, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday February 11, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday February 12, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Saturday February 14, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM WINTERFEST 2015!  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Join us for our annual Winterfest book sale starting at 10:00 AM.  Hardcover and paperback books, DVDs, musics CDs, and more will be available for sale for prices primarily ranging from 50 cents to $2.  In addition, the library will be hosting several Winterfest evenst to be announced soon.  Mark your calendar for February 14 (and there's still plenty of time after the book sale to take your honey out for a romantic dinner!).

    Location: Community Room

Monday February 16, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  8:30 PM CLOSED  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The library will be closed for Presidents' Day.

    Location: Library

Tuesday February 17, 2015
   6:30 PM Around the World Book Club  
    Contact: Beth Morrill   860-627-1495   bmorrill@libraryconnection.info
   

This month we venture to Zimbabwe. Join as as we discuss "When a Crocodile Eats the Sun" by Peter Godwin.

The Around the World Book Club meets every month on the third Tuesday of the month. We discuss a variety of books that take place in international settings. Please joins us, all are welcome.


Wednesday February 18, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Christie Capers mystery book club meets to discuss In the Bleak Midwinter, a Rev. Calire Fergusson by Julia Spenser-Fleming.  This is the fifth novel in a series of mysteries focused on clergy as sleuths.  Copies of the books will be available at the circ desk one month before the meeting. New members are always welcome!  

 

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday February 25, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: Literary Fiction Author Matthew Dicks  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Get Cozy With a Good Book!  If you enjoy fiction with a different twist, join us in welcoming Matthew Dicks, author of Memoirs of an Imaginery Friend and several other excellent novels.  Specializing in slightly unusual story lines, Matthew infuses his novels with quirkiness, humor, and unforgettabe characters that will touch your heart.  He holds FIFTEEN jobs in total, including teacher, storyteller, wedding DJ, life coach, public speaker, and minister. Please call 860-627-1495 to reserve your seat.  

 

    Location: Community Room

Monday March 2, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday March 3, 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 March 4, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday March 5, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday March 9, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday March 11, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: Katy Lee, Author of Inspirational Romantic Suspense  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Katy Lee writes suspenseful romances that thrill and inspire.  She believes every story should stir and satisfy the reader and keep them on the edge of their seat. A native New Englander, Katy loves to knit warm wooly things. She enjoys traveling the side-roads and exploring local hideaways.  A homeschooling mom of three competitive swimmers, Katy often writes from the stands while cheering her children on.  She has published fou novels and has four more to be released in the coming year with her present publisher, Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense. Her acclaimed 2012 release from Soul Mate Publishing, Real Virtue earned an Award of Merit in the Holt Medallion Contest for Best First Book.  Real Virtue was also a finalist for the 2013 Epic Award from the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition.   Please call 860-627-1495 to register.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday March 12, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday March 16, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday March 17, 2015
   6:30 PM Around the World Book Club  
    Contact: Beth Morrill   860-627-1495   bmorrill@libraryconnection.info
   

This month we venture to India. Join as as we discuss "The God of Small Things" by Roy Arundhati.

The Around the World Book Club meets every month on the third Tuesday of the month. We discuss a variety of books that take place in international settings. Please joins us, all are welcome.


Wednesday March 18, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Christie Capers mystery book club meets to discuss the sixth in this year's clergy-as-sleuth series of mysteries.  This month's selection is The Day the Rabbi Resigned, an old favorite by Harry Kemelman, a novel featuring Rabbi Small.  Copies of the books will be available at the circ desk one month before the meeting. New members are always welcome!  

 

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday March 19, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Friday March 20, 2015
     GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK: Final Day  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

GET COZY WITH A GOOD BOOK ends today, the first day of spring!  We hope that you emjoyed experiencing new fiction genres and meeting with some very talented local authors!

    Location: Library

Monday March 23, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday March 25, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM After School Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

This weekly program will feature stories and activities such as, storytelling, a simple craft, flannel board and interactive activities.

For children ages 4 to 8
Children may attend independently (Caregiver must stay in the library)

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday March 26, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bouncing Babies  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Bouncing Babies is one to one fun with your baby with songs, stories and fingerplays. Afterwards, enjoy playtime with your baby and meet new families.

For children ages birth to 2 yrs
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Time for Twos & Threes  
    Contact: Gabby   (860) 627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


A brand new storytime designed for toddlers is now offered in the evenings! Parents and children will sing, read, and make a simple craft or play in a learning activity each week!

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday March 30, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   


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

For children ages 3 to 5.
Caregiver participation required

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday April 7, 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 April 15, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Drowning Man by Margaret Coel is the Christie Capers mystery book club's selection for this month.  This series feathures Father John O'Malley, a Catholic priest working on a Navajo reservation. 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 April 21, 2015
   6:30 PM Around the World Book Club  
    Contact: Beth Morrill   860-627-1495   bmorrill@libraryconnection.info
   

This month we venture to Slovakia. Join as as we discuss "Siren of the Waters" by Michael Genelin.

The Around the World Book Club meets every month on the third Tuesday of the month. We discuss a variety of books that take place in international settings. Please joins us, all are welcome.


Tuesday May 5, 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 May 20, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

The Body in the Piazza by Katherine Hall Page is the Christie Capers mystery book club's selection for this month.  This series is set in the Boston area feathures caterer Faith Fairchild, wife of a minister. 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 June 2, 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 June 17, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 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
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 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

Wednesday July 15, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 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

Wednesday August 19, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Christie Capers Mystery Book Club  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

This is the final selection in the Christie Capers mystery book club discussion series featuring religious sleuths.  This month the group will discuss Murder at the Monk's Table by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie.  The series features Sister Helen Mary, a contemporary Irish nun, as the sleuth.  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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