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Thursday November 23, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Sorry We're Closed

 

Monday November 27, 2017
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

the professor and the madman

This month's selection is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Morning Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

the professor and the madman

This month's selection is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:10 PM

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This DVD is based on the memoir by Jeannette Walls and is about a woman who reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents.  Now that she is married to a man who works in finance in New York City, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed thier values.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 23 spaces available.
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:55 PM

holiday movie

Join us for a holiday musical starring Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien.  Four sisters at the turn of the 20th century learn vital lessons about life and love as their family prepares to move to New York City.  This DVD is Not Rated.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 38 spaces available.
 
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

christmas carol and cricket on the hearth book covers

This evening's selections are A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth, both by Charles Dickens.

Books are available for checkout with a valid library card approximately 1 month before meeting.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday December 16, 2017
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Holiday Concert
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

holiday concert

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

We are happy to welcome back the Connecticut Choral Society Chamber Singers for a Holiday Concert.  Take a break from the mall and join us at the Library for an afternoon interlude of beautiful and inspiring music!

Registration reqired.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 36 spaces available.
Monday December 18, 2017
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

cat who came for christmas

This month's selection is The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Morning Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

cat who came for christmas

This month's selection is The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday December 25, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

Thursday January 4, 2018
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us for a DVD that was released on December 19!  A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Monday January 8, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Songs and Stories for Grown-ups
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

lenny levine

Back by popular request...local storytelling musician Lenny Levine returns for another evening of live music and lively stories strictly for grown-ups! He'll perform an all-new show, but promises to include his musical medley of favorite jingles!

PLEASE NOTE: The stories are for adults age 21+; children will not be admitted.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Saturday January 13, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

3d printer

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink and paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers.  Thanks to donations made through Fairfield County GIving Day, writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:55 PM

Join us for a New Release!  Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim, which brings criticism from members of her court and family.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Monday January 29, 2018
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Image result for the Loved One book

Join us for this new book club that meets on the last Monday of every other month in the Local History Room!

This month's selection is The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

hare with amber eyes

This month's selection is The Hare With the Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

3d printer

his training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Image result for a man called ove book

This month's selection A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday March 5, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ipad

iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

3d printer

his training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers.  Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday March 26, 2018
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Image result for bartleby the scrivener book

Join us for this new book discussion that meets on the last Monday of every other month in the Local History Room!

February's book is Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Friday March 30, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Sorry We're Closed

 

Sunday April 1, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Easter Sunday

Sorry We're Closed

 

Monday April 9, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

his training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Estate Planning
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Helen Curtin, financial advisor from Edward Jones, as well as Estate Attorney Ed Kelleher, will present the Basics of Estate Planning.  Learn what to consider when creating a will, the benfits of trusts, how to help reduce taxes on estates, and how insurance can help protect your family.  

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Wednesday April 18, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday May 5, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

3d printer

his training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Monday May 7, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ipad

iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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A Song of the Seasons
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

rick spencer

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

We welcome back Rick Spencer for another Historical Music Program! The promise of Spring, the warmth of the long days of Summer, the Autumn harvest and the deep, dark Winter have all been described eloquently in music. The allegorical song of the seasons of human life is a long-standing tradition, as well. This program presents some of the best of both.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday May 10, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara!  

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday May 17, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday May 21, 2018
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This month's selection is TBD.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday May 24, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday June 4, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

his training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room

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