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Tuesday September 26, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM BUSY  
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Bedtime Moon Cloud and Teddy BearFamilies with children ages 2-6
A drop-in storytime held in the evenings. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration needed.

Themes:  September 26 ~ Busy Squirrels  October 3 ~ Leaves and Trees  October 10 ~ Apples and Pumpkins  October 17 ~ Cats and Dogs  October 24 ~ Happy Ghosties


 

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Entrepreneurship in 3 Easy Steps: Module 3 ~ GO!  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Small Business Administration LogoPresented by the Small Business Administration, this workshop series lays the groundwork for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business that is credit-ready. The information is laid out simply in three modules. Come to all three or attend the one that fits your needs.  

Module 1 ~ Monday, September 11 ~ READY: basics of business startup. Covers what you need to consider and prepare for in the early stages. Registration required and begins August 14, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Module 2 ~ Monday, September 18 ~ SET: essentials of becoming credit-ready. Where to get money; five C’s of credit; how to prepare a business loan application. Registration required beginning August 21, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Module 3 ~ Tuesday, September 26 ~ GO!: how and where to find additional small business support and educational resources. SBA District Office, SCORE, SBDC, Center for Women & Enterprise, Veterans' Centers. Registration required and begins August 29, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM BUSY  
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM B.Y.O.C. (Bring Your Own Craft) ~ CANCELLED  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

BYOC Craft from 8/22/17*** Event cancelled ***
Never have enough time or space to work on your craft projects at home? Come to the library and B.Y.O.C. (Bring Your Own Craft)! We supply tables and chairs; you supply your knitting, embroidery or whatever crafty project you choose. We’ll still have coloring supplies for coloring enthusiasts. We’ll listen to music, audio books, or maybe watch a movie. Drop in! We’ll meet monthly, on the fourth Tuesday of the month. This program is for adults only. For more information, call the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Thursday September 28, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the United States  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

A Hole in the Wind Book Cover-appears with permissionAuthor David Goodrich on BicycleAfter a distinguished career in climate science in Geneva, David Goodrich returned to the U.S. to find the reality of climate change transformed into a tangled political issue. Concerned about the misinformation that dominates politics and the media, he rode his bike 4,200 miles to the Oregon coast, talking with the people he met along the way during this ultimate road trip. Beautifully simple, direct and honest, A Hole in the Wind is a refreshing ride through a difficult and controversial topic, and a rich read that makes you glad to be alive. This event is co-sponsored with Cycling Concepts in Glastonbury. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Registration is required and begins August 31, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

“This cyclist's view of how things really are effectively cuts across head-butting arguments about global warming. A compelling narrative enlivened as much by the author's encounters on the road as by his skillful unfolding of scientific knowledge.” Kirkus Reviews

    Location: Friends Room

Friday September 29, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Saturday September 30, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

Monday October 2, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Bunch  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Children Reading-Book BunchChildren ages 3-5
This 30-minute drop-in program is offered for children ages 3-5 who are not able to attend the registered session in the morning. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, flannel board activities and songs that develop pre-reading skills. Children should be comfortable attending without an adult. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY  

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BUSY  
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Bedtime Moon Cloud and Teddy BearFamilies with children ages 2-6
A drop-in storytime held in the evenings. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration needed.

Themes:  October 3 ~ Leaves and Trees  October 10 ~ Apples and Pumpkins  October 17 ~ Cats and Dogs  October 24 ~ Happy Ghosties


 

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM BUSY  

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Build a Better … You ~ Speech and Language Development  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Apple with Heart-Seed-copyright frimufilms/Fotolia.comKatie EddinsOn the first Wednesday of every month (except January), we will host a lecture on different health topics, followed by discussion.

Katie Eddins, MS, CCC/SLP, offers parents information and insight into the world of speech and language development, including:  how these skills are assessed  when specific skills are expected  how to know if your child needs an assessment  activities to foster speech and language development  special education services  and so much more. This program is intended for parents/caregivers of children birth through elementary school-age who are interested in learning more about the child in their lives' speech and language development. There will be plenty of time for questions!

Katie is the founder and lead Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at Small Talk, a local pediatric speech therapy practice based out of central CT. She specializes in the facilitation of spoken language development in children that have hearing loss; with an additional passion for collaborating with parents and caregivers to treat speech sound disorders, language delays/disorders and fluency disorders in children of all ages. Registration is required and begins September 6, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720. 

    Location: Friends Room

Thursday October 5, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Friday October 6, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library  
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

Stage and Spotlights-copyright lantica/Fotolia.comAn IRS agent questions his sanity when he begins hearing an unseen novelist narrating his life as part of her newest book. Starring Will Ferrell and Emma Thompson. Rated PG-13; 1 hour, 53 minutes. Refreshments will be available. No registration ~ drop in. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Saturday October 7, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Monday October 9, 2017
     Closed Columbus Day  
   

The library will be closed on Monday, October 9 for Columbus Day.


Tuesday October 10, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY  
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Bedtime Moon Cloud and Teddy BearFamilies with children ages 2-6
A drop-in storytime held in the evenings. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration needed.

Themes:  October 10 ~ Apples and Pumpkins  October 17 ~ Cats and Dogs  October 24 ~ Happy Ghosties


 

    Location: Children's Story Room

Wednesday October 11, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM College Readiness Series ~ SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Right for You?  
    Contact: Meghan Withers-Tong   860-652-7720   meghan.withers-tong@glastonbury-ct.gov
   

C2 Education LogoTeen on Decision Highway-copyright Creative Images/Fotolia.comFor teens and their parents
Learn the differences of the SAT and the ACT tests and which may be best for your college path. We will discuss timing and scoring, and provide examples of the reading, writing and math sections. Presented by Lynne Mica, Director of Glastonbury’s C2 Education Center. This workshop is open to both students and parents. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Thursday October 12, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM How to Pay for College without Going Broke  
   

Piggy Bank and Blackboard-copyright david_franklin/Fotolia.comFor adults and teens
It’s never too early to begin planning for college. Peter Leppones, CFP®, Apella Capital shares his more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry to help families and students as to “How to Pay for College without Going Broke." Parents of students who plan to attend any college or university will want to attend this seminar. What you will learn:

  • How families of all income levels may be eligible for financial aid;
  • Which colleges offer the best financial aid packages;
  • How to avoid costly mistakes on the FAFSA and CSS Profile;
  • How private universities can cost you less than a state school, and
  • How students can position themselves to be the best candidate and potentially receive more free money, and less loans.

Seating is limited, so registration is requested and begins August 22 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Friday October 13, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   3:30 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY  

Saturday October 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Glastonbury Boathouse

Monday October 16, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Bunch  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Children Reading-Book BunchChildren ages 3-5
This 30-minute drop-in program is offered for children ages 3-5 who are not able to attend the registered session in the morning. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, flannel board activities and songs that develop pre-reading skills. Children should be comfortable attending without an adult. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Renee Pease   860-652-7718   renee.pease@glastonbury-ct.gov
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Keep Up With Your Grandkids ~ Social Media 101  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Senior Woman with TabletThis 90-minute lecture gives a broad overview of the social networking trend, its benefits and drawbacks, and then will focus in on specific popular social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yelp and MeetUp.com. Workshop prerequisites: proven knowledge of how to use computer, mouse, keyboard, web browser, and internet skills. Maximum of 12 attendees, so reservations are required starting September 19, online or at Reference at 860-652-7720.

The “Keep up with your Grandkids!” lecture series continues on the third Tuesday of the month, except December and January, focusing on technology topics selected by the public. The Riverfront Community Center (RCC) is located at 300 Welles Street, Glastonbury. This event is co-sponsored by the Welles-Turner Memorial Library and the Town of Glastonbury Human Services Department.

    Location: Riverfront Community Center Computer Lab
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Bedtime Moon Cloud and Teddy BearFamilies with children ages 2-6
A drop-in storytime held in the evenings. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration needed.

Themes:  October 17 ~ Cats and Dogs  October 24 ~ Happy Ghosties


 

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Thursday October 19, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM BUSY  
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY  

Friday October 20, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Saturday October 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Together Time Tales  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo-copyright Karen's KidsFamilies with children age 6 & under
Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM BUSY  

Sunday October 22, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM An Afternoon with Classical Guitarist Francesco Barone  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Francesco Barone-Multimedios Oaxaca-image appears with permissionSpend a relaxing afternoon with award-winning classical guitarist Francesco Barone. The classical guitar repertoire is unique to the literature of the piano, violin and other traditionally classical instruments in that it is unprecedentedly influenced by American jazz and popular styles. Guitarist Francesco Barone will present a recital of pieces that draw influence from the rich musical tradition of America. The program will feature the music of Andrew York (American guitarist and composer who compositions are inspired by American music styles), Nikita Koshkin (Russian composer who draws influence from American jazz) and Alexandre Tansman (A Polish composer who incorporated jazz harmonies into his works). Seating is limited, so reservations are required starting September 25, online or at the library’s Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Francesco Barone has performed throughout the Northeast United States and in Italy as a soloist and chamber musician. He has been featured on a La Bella Strings sponsored concert, was a prizewinner in the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Competition and has had performances broadcasted on NPR. Currently he is a Teaching Fellow, The Hartt School and Adjunct Instructor, Hartt Community Division.

    Location: Friends Room

Monday October 23, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Bunch  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Children Reading-Book BunchChildren ages 3-5
This 30-minute drop-in program is offered for children ages 3-5 who are not able to attend the registered session in the morning. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, flannel board activities and songs that develop pre-reading skills. Children should be comfortable attending without an adult. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY  

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM BUSY  
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Renee Pease   860-652-7718   renee.pease@glastonbury-ct.gov
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Bedtime Stories  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Bedtime Moon Cloud and Teddy BearFamilies with children ages 2-6
A drop-in storytime held in the evenings. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration needed.

Tonight's theme ~ Happy Ghosties


 

    Location: Children's Story Room

Wednesday October 25, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Thursday October 26, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Friday October 27, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   12:30 PM  -  4:00 PM BUSY  

Saturday October 28, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM “Writing from Your Life: A Workshop” ~ Indie Author Day at WTML  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Typewriter-What's Your Story-copyright Sensay/Fotolia.comDavid Garnes-image appears with permissionAre you an indie or self-published writer, or do you want to be? Need inspiration to get ready to participate in NaNoWriMo?

Join us for "Writing from Your Life: A Workshop" as part of national Indie Author Day. Every person has interesting stories to tell. In this program, David Garnes will explore ways in which you as a writer can share what has been meaningful in your own life experience. After a presentation describing various formats (autobiography, memoir, narrative essay, poetry, fiction, drama), as well as tips for recalling and highlighting events in your life, we will engage in and discuss some brief writing exercises. Join us, and bring out that creative side you know is in there somewhere, just waiting to be tapped! Seating is limited to 21, so registration is requested and begins September 17, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

David Garnes has written:

  • After The War Was Over: Poems Of An American Childhood
  • From My Life: Travels And Adventures
  • Waitin' For The Train To Come In: A Novel Of World War II

Forthcoming books:

  • Back to Manhattan: A Life in New York (essays)
  • Follow-up novel to Waitin' For The Train To Come In

David Garnes taught English and later was head of library acquisitions at Columbia University and UConn, Storrs, retiring in 2001. He has taught at Eastern CT and Southern CT State Universities and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Manchester Community College. David leads book and film discussions for CT Humanities and other organizations; is a part-time archivist at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts; and is a longtime guide and trainer at the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst.

    Location: Friends Room

Monday October 30, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM One is W-One-derful  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

ToddlerFor children ages 15-24 months
This lap-sit program introduces children and their parent or caregiver to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces and songs. Our goal is to foster an early love of books and to remind parents of the importance of reading to children. Adults participate in all activities, so dress comfortably. In order to devote your full attention to your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Bunch  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Children Reading-Book BunchChildren ages 3-5
This 30-minute drop-in program is offered for children ages 3-5 who are not able to attend the registered session in the morning. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, flannel board activities and songs that develop pre-reading skills. Children should be comfortable attending without an adult. No registration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Pumpkin Painting  
    Contact: Meghan Withers-Tong   860-652-7720   meghan.withers-tong@glastonbury-ct.gov
   

Painted Pumpkin-copyright Africa Studio/Fotolia.comFor teens in grades 7-12
Get in the spooky spirit of the season by painting and decorating your own mini-pumpkin! The design possibilities are endless and will leave you with the perfect fall decoration. All supplies are included. Space is limited, so register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Smart Start Storytime I  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child with Multi-Colored BooksFor three-year-olds
This 30-minute program introduces children to classic picture books and fun stories. Finger rhymes, flannel boards, songs, action rhymes and other related activities are designed to foster pre-reading skills. It is designed as a child’s first experience in a group setting without an adult. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM BUSY  
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mother Goose  
    Contact: Renee Pease   860-652-7718   renee.pease@glastonbury-ct.gov
   

Mother GooseBabies ages birth to 15 months
Short rhymes, songs, finger plays and books introduce babies to the wonders of language. Parents will enjoy sharing familiar songs and learning new rhymes. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room

Wednesday November 1, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Build a Better ... You ~ How to Transform Your Life through Meditation  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

How to Transform Your Life Book CoverApple-copyright frimufilms/Fotolia.comOn the first Wednesday of every month (except January), we will host a lecture on different health topics, followed by discussion.
Kelsang Khyenwang, resident teacher of Odiyana Kadampa Buddhist Center, explains basic meditation techniques and Buddhist advice that can help us to become happy and peaceful from within. This class includes guided meditations, brief advice, time for discussion and Q&A. It is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators alike; everyone is welcome. Registration required and begins October 4 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Thursday November 2, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Smart Start Storytime II  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Child Reading Book in LibraryFor four- and five-year-olds
A 30- to 45-minute storytime that introduces older preschoolers to longer, more detailed books. Children are encouraged to participate in finger rhymes, songs and flannel board stories featuring early literacy activities as they gain confidence in a group setting without a parent present. Preregistration required for this six-week session.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Friday November 3, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Side-by-Side  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Mother and Child ReadingFor two-year-olds
A program for two-year-olds and their parents or caregivers, who are active participants in the circle games, finger plays, action rhymes and stories. This program allows a half-hour of one-on-one sharing with the parent in a group setting. In order to make this a special time for you and your child, no siblings please. Preregistration required.

    Location: Friends Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library  
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

Stage and Spotlights-copyright lantica/Fotolia.comDancing in Moonlight-copyright adrenalinapura/Fotolia.comA struggling actress and an aspiring pianist fall in love as they both pursue their dreams in L.A. However, their blossoming relationship is challenged when their careers pull them in different directions. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Rated PG-13; 2 hours 8 minutes. Refreshments will be available. No registration ~ drop in. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM BUSY  
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Wednesday November 8, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Animal Mascots of the Civil War  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Starting Wednesday, November 8, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three lectures on Civil War topics presented by Professor Hamish Lutris, History, Capital Community College. 

The Mascot © John Weiss-courtesy of The Greenwich Workshop Inc-www.greenwichworkshop.comThe Civil War was fought by citizen armies that often had their own, very unmilitary, ways of fighting. One thing they did was to bring or adopt animals of many kinds. This talk will focus on those much-loved unit mascots. The idea of using animals to represent military units throughout history will be discussed, as well as the particular animals honored in Civil War lore and memorialization. The audience should learn something of the more personal side of a war that is often examined only in terms of casualties and logistics. Register for each workshop beginning October 11, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Professor Lutris has worked in some of America’s premier natural and historical sites, leading hiking and historical programs. He has also lectured extensively in the United States, Europe and Canada, presenting programs on wide-ranging historical topics, including Native American history, the Civil War, Scientific History, Social and cultural history, World War I, World War II and the American West. All workshops start at 6:30 pm.

The Mascot © John Weiss, courtesy of The Greenwich Workshop, Inc., www.greenwichworkshop.com

    Location: Friends Room

Friday November 10, 2017
     Closed Veterans Day  
   

The library will be CLOSED on Friday, November 10 for Veterans Day. We will be OPEN on Saturday, November 11.


Thursday November 16, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Friday November 17, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Saturday November 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Together Time Tales  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo-copyright Karen's KidsFamilies with children age 6 & under
Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Monday November 20, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address and the Transformation of the Civil War  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7718   
   

Lincoln and the Gettysburg AddressStarting Wednesday, November 8, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three lectures on Civil War topics presented by Professor Hamish Lutris, History, Capital Community College. 

The Civil War began as a Constitutional conflict, but ended as a crusade to abolish the institution of slavery. This talk will explore the role of a transformation in the thinking of the President, Abraham Lincoln, and how this transformation in his thinking led to the transformation of the entire war and, as a result, the history of the United States. Register for each workshop beginning October 11, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Professor Lutris has worked in some of America’s premier natural and historical sites, leading hiking and historical programs. He has also lectured extensively in the United States, Europe and Canada, presenting programs on wide-ranging historical topics, including Native American history, the Civil War, Scientific History, Social and cultural history, World War I, World War II and the American West. All workshops start at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Friends Room

Wednesday November 22, 2017
   5:00 PM Early Closing  
   

The library will be closed beginning at 5pm on Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.


Thursday November 23, 2017
     Closed Thanksgiving  
   

The library will be closed beginning at 5pm on Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.


Friday November 24, 2017
     Closed Thanksgiving  
   

The library will be closed beginning at 5pm on Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.


Sunday November 26, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bob Hennessy and the World of Harmonica Concert  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Musician Bob Hennessey-image appears with permissionThe harmonica is a worldwide instrument voicing the music of hundreds of cultures. And one simple reason could be its size. It fits in your pocket like a cell phone. What has intrigued many in the music community is its ability, when played by masters, to encompass all genres of musical style with not just credibility but with critical acclaim. From classical to jazz to near eastern to Irish to blues to country, et cetera. The list grows day by day. Using storytelling, historical facts and playing the instrument in many styles, Bob Hennessy tells a fast-paced and entertaining story of "The World of Harmonica." Seating is limited so reservations are required online starting October 30 at the library’s Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Friday December 1, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Friday Afternoon Films at the Library  
    Contact: Reference   860-652-7720   
   

Stage and Spotlights-copyright lantica/Fotolia.comJoin us in a tribute to the late great Debbie Reynolds! A 1920s silent-film star falls for a spunky chorus girl, much to the dismay of his diva-ish leading lady, in this lighthearted musical spoof of the early days of Hollywood. Starring Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor. Rated G; 1 hour, 43 minutes. Refreshments will be available. No registration ~ drop in. For movie title or more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Sunday December 3, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

Monday December 4, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Newspapers in the Civil War  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Civil War Era NewspapersStarting Wednesday, November 8, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three lectures on Civil War topics presented by Professor Hamish Lutris, History, Capital Community College. 

The Civil War was the first war covered comprehensively by newspapers on both sides. It was also the first war during the age of the telegraph, which made newspaper coverage of the war something out of the wild west - cut-throat, light on ethics, always exciting, but at times wildly inaccurate. This talk will center on newspaper coverage of the war, the reporters who covered it, and the rough-and-tumble of political reporting during the war. It offers both an often humorous view of emerging media of the time, and sheds light on the media and its role today. Register for each workshop beginning October 11, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Professor Lutris has worked in some of America’s premier natural and historical sites, leading hiking and historical programs. He has also lectured extensively in the United States, Europe and Canada, presenting programs on wide-ranging historical topics, including Native American history, the Civil War, Scientific History, Social and cultural history, World War I, World War II and the American West. All workshops start at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Friends Room

Wednesday December 6, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Build a Better ... You ~ Going Clean with Donna Martin  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Apple with Heart Seed-copyright frimufilms/Fotolia.comDonna Martin-image appears with permissionOn the first Wednesday of every month (except January) we will host a lecture on health topics, followed by discussion.

It’s time to rid ourselves of the toxic stew that was created back in the 20th century. Donna Martin has spent decades educating herself about toxins and doing the leg work to seek out and test many of the alternative products on the market today making it easier than ever for people to find their way to healthier choices. Donna’s organic gardens have her unquestionably convinced that clean, fresh food choices create abundant health, clear thinking, and joy. Her presentation addresses:  your home environment, what you put on your body and  what you put in your body, and making lasting change. Registration required and begins November 8 online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720. 

    Location: Friends Room

Friday December 8, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Friday December 15, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tinkerlab  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Tinkerlab Light BulbFor children and their adults
Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. 
Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning, 10:30am-12noon, from September 15 to December 15. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Saturday December 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Together Time Tales  
    Contact: Children's Department   860-652-7718   
   

Together Time Tales Logo-copyright Karen's KidsFamilies with children age 6 & under
Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

    Location: Children's Story Room

Sunday December 24, 2017
     Closed Christmas  
   

The library will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 for Christmas.


Monday December 25, 2017
     Closed Christmas  
   

The library will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 for Christmas.


Sunday January 7, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM BUSY  
    Location: Friends Room

Sunday January 21, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

Sunday February 11, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

Thursday February 22, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM BUSY  

Thursday March 8, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM BUSY  

Tuesday March 13, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Introduction to LinkedIn Career Workshop  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Goodwill Western & Northern CT Logo

Starting Tuesday, March 13, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three one-hour workshops – Introduction to LinkedIn, Improve Your Interview Skills and Job Search Strategies for Over 50 – which will provide the knowledge and skills necessary for your professional career search! A Hartford Goodwill Career Center coach leads the workshops. All workshops start at 10:30 am.  

Introduction to LinkedIn, Tuesday, March 13 ~ LinkedIn is a professional social networking site which is an effective means to make new business contacts inside other organizations. Learn about how you can setup your LinkedIn account to be noticed by potential employers. Limited to 15 participants.

Improve Your Interview Skills, Tuesday, March 20 ~ Learn what employers are looking to learn about potential hires and how to best respond to tough questions. Practice application provided and instruction on what details to include. Get advice on how to put together a professional interview look.

Job Search Strategies for Over 50, Tuesday, April 3 ~ Overcome any obstacles that you may face as a more mature candidate to secure employment. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging questions on your interview.

Register for each workshop beginning January 4, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Tuesday March 20, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Improve Your Interview Skills Career Workshop  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Goodwill Western & Northern CT Logo

Starting Tuesday, March 13, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three one-hour workshops – Introduction to LinkedIn, Improve Your Interview Skills and Job Search Strategies for Over 50 – which will provide the knowledge and skills necessary for your professional career search! A Hartford Goodwill Career Center coach leads the workshops. All workshops start at 10:30 am.  

Introduction to LinkedIn, Tuesday, March 13 ~ LinkedIn is a professional social networking site which is an effective means to make new business contacts inside other organizations. Learn about how you can setup your LinkedIn account to be noticed by potential employers. Limited to 15 participants.

Improve Your Interview Skills, Tuesday, March 20 ~ Learn what employers are looking to learn about potential hires and how to best respond to tough questions. Practice application provided and instruction on what details to include. Get advice on how to put together a professional interview look.

Job Search Strategies for Over 50, Tuesday, April 3 ~ Overcome any obstacles that you may face as a more mature candidate to secure employment. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging questions on your interview.

Register for each workshop beginning January 4, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Tuesday April 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Job Search Strategies for Over 50 Career Workshop  
    Contact: Reference Department   860-652-7720   
   

Goodwill Western & Northern CT Logo

Starting Tuesday, March 13, the Welles-Turner Memorial Library hosts three one-hour workshops – Introduction to LinkedIn, Improve Your Interview Skills and Job Search Strategies for Over 50 – which will provide the knowledge and skills necessary for your professional career search! A Hartford Goodwill Career Center coach leads the workshops. All workshops start at 10:30 am.  

Introduction to LinkedIn, Tuesday, March 13 ~ LinkedIn is a professional social networking site which is an effective means to make new business contacts inside other organizations. Learn about how you can setup your LinkedIn account to be noticed by potential employers. Limited to 15 participants.

Improve Your Interview Skills, Tuesday, March 20 ~ Learn what employers are looking to learn about potential hires and how to best respond to tough questions. Practice application provided and instruction on what details to include. Get advice on how to put together a professional interview look.

Job Search Strategies for Over 50, Tuesday, April 3 ~ Overcome any obstacles that you may face as a more mature candidate to secure employment. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging questions on your interview.

Register for each workshop beginning January 4, online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

    Location: Friends Room

Friday May 11, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  6:00 PM BUSY  

Saturday May 12, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

Sunday May 13, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BUSY  

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