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Friday February 27, 2015
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM UNIQUELY WOOD - LIBRARY HISTORY GROUP  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   
Windsor Locks Library History Group presents "Uniquely Wood."  The History Group invites the public to attend this program, which celebrates the recent holiday display "Things Made of Wood," which was held at the King House Museum in Suffield in December.  A selection of the items that were displayed at King House will be available for viewing as Suffield Historian / King House Curator Lester Smith provides commentary about some of the most intriguing items.

Windsor Locks photographer Jerry Dougherty's photographs of the King House event will be used to illustrate Mr. Smith' s presentation.  Attendees are invited and encouraged to bring wooden items of historical significance to share with the group.  Please call 860-627-1495 to reserve your seat.  The Community Room door, to the right of the library's main entrance, should be used.  For more details about this program please contact Bill Fournier, Facilitator WLPLHG  @ 860.805.7976  or  SSABILL.FOURNIER@GMAIL.COM.
 
    Location: Community Room

Saturday February 28, 2015
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MALEFICENT*  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Grab your friends to make a team of 4, to enter into the bubble gum sculpture contest at the library! The winning team will receive a small prize!
Afterwards, we will watch MALEFICENT with popcorn and juice.

For grades 6 to 8.
Limited seating.

*Brought to you in partnership with the Youth Services Bureau of Windsor Locks!

    Location: Community 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 casual book review and discussion group with lots of opinions and even more smiles! 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. BookBuggs meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday March 5, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

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

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday March 11, 2015
   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 four 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

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

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday March 18, 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 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

Thursday March 19, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    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 Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday March 26, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

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

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday April 2, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday April 6, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

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 casual book review and discussion group with lots of opinions and even more smiles! 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. BookBuggs meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday April 9, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday April 13, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Wednesday April 15, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM MYSTERY AUTHOR LAURA BRADFORD  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Popular cozy mystery author Laura Bradford, the Windsor Locks Public Library's official "mystery mascot," returns to our library with 2 exciting new books. Suspendered Sentence, book #4 in Laura's Amish mystery series, is set in fictional Heavenly, Pennsylvania and features shop owner Claire Weatherly and Detective Jakob Fisher, a former member of the Amish Community.  Under the pen name Elizabeth Lynn Casey, Laura also writes the Southern Sewing Circle mysteries, featuring librarian Tori Sinclair and her feisty circle of no-nonsense, mystery-solving southern ladies.  Wedding Duress, the eagerly anticipated 10th book in this charming series, is due out in April!.  Laura is also a successful romance writer!  Mystery lovers, romance fans, and anyone thinks they would enjoy spending time with a beautiful and multi-talented best-selling author is invited to reserve a seat by calling 860-627-1495.  Copies of Laura's books will be available for sale and signing at the program. Join us!

    Location: Community Room

Thursday April 16, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

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

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

Monday May 4, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Miss Gabby   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

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 casual book review and discussion group with lots of opinions and even more smiles! 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. BookBuggs meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (627-1495) or email Adult Services Librarian Eileen Pearce for more information.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday May 7, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

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

Spring Dates: 3/09, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 5/04, 5/11

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 21⁄2 to 4.

Caregiver participation required.

    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday May 12, 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
   

In 2013 Jacqueline Masumian published a memoir, Nobody Home, about her childhood with a difficult mother and eventually confronting 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.

    Location: Community Room

Thursday May 14, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Movers  
    Contact: Gabby Sobilo   860-627-1495   gsobilo@libraryconnection.info
   

3/05, 3/19, 3/26, 4/02, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/07, 5/14

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 36 mo.

Caregiver participation required

    Location: Storytime Room

Wednesday May 20, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 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 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
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM THREE NEW ENGLAND MYSTERY AUTHORS  
    Contact: Eileen Pearce   860-627-1495   epearce@libraryconnection.info
   

Calling all mystery lovers!  The Windsor Locks Public Library welcomes cozy mystery authors Liz Mugavero, Edith Maxwell, and Barbara Ross, a group of New England writers who will present a lively discussion of mystery, mayhem, and the ups and downs of being a mystery author  Mugavero is the author of the Pawsitivly Organic Mysteries.  The first book in her series, Kneading to Die, was nominated for an Agatha Award for best first novel.  Maxwell is the author of several mystery series, inlcuding the Local Foods Mysteries and the historical Carriagetown Mysteries under her own name, and the Lauren Rousseau mysteries under the pseudonym Tace Baker.  Her short crime fiction, Just Desserts for Johnny, was recently nominated for an Agatha Award for best short story.  Ross pens the Maine Clambake Mystery Series.  Clammed Up, the first in her series, was nominated for an Agatha Award and a Romantic Times award, plus was a fianlist for the Maine Award for Crime Fiction.  What a great way to kick off a summer of reading and relaxing, New England style!  Please call 860-627-1495 to register.  Seating is limited.

 

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday July 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 July 15, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 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 August 4, 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 August 19, 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 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 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

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
   

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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