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Sunday October 22, 2017
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College Essay Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

the college essay

Join college counselor Francesca Morrissey for this program where she will guide you through the process of brainstorming an essay, discuss perfect opening sentences, review the Common App prompts, and examine what makes an essay great.  Bring a laptop or pen & paper!

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 16 spaces available.
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Monday October 23, 2017
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Microsoft Word Online Session 1
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the first of a two session series.  Word Online is a free, online version of the best known word processing program ever.  It is great for the casual user to create letters, resumes, newsletters, and more.  In this class you'll learn the basics of Office Online, including the use of OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution.  You'll learn how to create and format, print, and share simple documents.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  Registration begins on September 1.

Session 1:  Monday, October 23  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, October 26  6:00-7:15 pm

 

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

legend of sleepy hollow

This month's selection is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Morning Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

legend of sleepy hollow

This month's selection is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving.

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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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, September 27 - November 8  

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by September 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Bring the family and join us for a Halloween Movie!  This 2016 version is about four women who fight ghosts that have invaded New York City, and face an entity who can control humans.  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 42 spaces available.
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Pages' Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

child playing chess

For kids, Grades 1 - 3 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex.5.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday October 26, 2017
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Spooktacular Halloween Fun Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

jack-o-lantern craft

Little ghosts and goblins beware! Come to the Library and have "spooky" fun if you dare!

Come in and make Halloween crafts and buttons and do other fun activities. 

At  11:00 AM - a short Halloween film will be shown in the Childrem's Program Room.

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Read a Halloween Story to Provolone
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

provolone the dog

For independent readers in Grades K - 5

Read a "spooky" Halloween story to the Library's service dog, Provolone (Provy for short). Each child will be able to read to Provy for 10 minutes during the session. 

Registration required. Please call 203-794-8756, Ex. 5 or visit the Children's Services Desk, beginning October 12, and choose a time slot to read to Provolone. Parents/caregivers may not stay with the children but must remain in the Library during the reading session.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Microsoft Word Online Session 2
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

microsoft word logo

This is the second of a two session series.  Word Online is a free, online version of the best known word processing program ever.  It is great for the casual user to create letters, resumes, newsletters, and more.  In this class you'll continue to learn the basics of Office Online, including the use of OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution.  You'll learn how to create and format, print, and share simple documents.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  Registration begins on September 1.

Session 1:  Monday, October 23  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, October 26  6:00-7:15 pm

 

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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Friday October 27, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, September 22 - December 22 - No classes November 10, 24, December  8

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Kids' Friday Flicks
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

movie screening

For kids age 2 - 6 years old and their families. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No Registration required.

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Saturday October 28, 2017
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Windows Performance and Maintenance
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

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Windows computers slow down over time.  This can be caused by programs that add themselves to the boot process, temporary files, and disk fragmentation.  Microsoft provides a number of tools to help keep your computer running at its optimum performance.  This course is designed to understand a little more about the operating system and the tools that are provided to optimize performance and security.  File cleanup, defragmenting, auto-updating, setting restore points, and general maintenance are tools that can help.

Registration required and limited to 9.  Registration begins on September 1.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 4 spaces available.
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Monday October 30, 2017
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Intermediate Excel 2013 Session 1
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the first of a three session series.  This course explores intermediate level features and tools in Excel that can help you create, process, analyze, and calculate complex business data.  Topics include Graphics and Smart Art, formatting for presentation and printing, relative cell references, popular formulas, and Pivot tables.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR ALL SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  Registration begins on September 1.

Session 1:  Monday, October 30  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday, November 1  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 3:  Thursday, November 2  6:00-7:15 pm

 

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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Disrupt Aging with AARP
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

happy senior couple

Adults of all ages are invited to join in this conversation designed to bridge the gap between generations as we explore perspectives of aging. Facilitated by Betty Bajek of AARP, this interactive session focuses on aging from an intergenerational perspective, offering thought-provoking discussion and activities.  Explore how we think about our own aging now--and in the future--because our thoughts can have an impact on our lives both physically and mentally.  

Registration is required and limited to 30.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 23 spaces available.
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Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, September 27 - November 8  

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by September 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Intermediate Excel 2013 Session 2
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the second of a three session series.  Students will continue to work with intermediate level features and tools in Excel that can help you create, process, analyze, and calculate complex business data.  Topics include Graphics and Smart Art, formatting for presentation and printing, relative cell references, popular formulas, and Pivot tables.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR ALL SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Monday, October 30  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday, November 1  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 3:  Thursday, November 2  6:00-7:15 pm

 

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

September 28 - November 16  - No class October 26

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, September 20 - 27 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Intermediate Excel 2013 Session 3
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the third of a three session series.  Students will continue to work with intermediate level features and tools in Excel that can help you create, process, analyze, and calculate complex business data.  Topics include Graphics and Smart Art, formatting for presentation and printing, relative cell references, popular formulas, and Pivot tables.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR ALL SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Monday, October 30  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday, November 1  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 3:  Thursday, November 2  6:00-7:15 pm

 

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday November 3, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, September 22 - December 22 - No classes November 10, 24, December  8

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Saturday November 4, 2017
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Teen Crafts: Perler Creations
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Make your own beaded Perler creations for yourself or to give and trade!

Grades 6-12.

There are 12 spaces available.
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Monday November 6, 2017
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iPad Special Topics
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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November's Topic is:  Settings and Accessibility

Based on participant's interest and feedback, we will cover one or tow of a variety of special topics or projects during each class.  Each month's topic will be announced at least one month in advance.  Special topics or projects may include: iCloud, Photos, Camera, Mail, Messaging, Contacts, Facetime, Safari, Maps, News, Downloadable Digital Media, and more.

We strongly encourage participants to bring your own iPad to class, as we will emphasize a hands-on approach.  iPhone users are also invited to participate, as there are many similarities between iPad and iPhone.  The class will focus on iOS version 10, but other versions are welcome.

Please be sure to bring your device, fully charged, with your Apple ID and password for your own use.

Prerequisite: Participants should have a basic understanding and some practice using iPad.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 4 spaces available.
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Mary Rowlandson: Indian Captive
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Join us for an evening of history and drama! We're pleased to welcome back Virginia Wolf, an outstanding actress who brings to life "the sung and unsung" heroines of history. Her past performances at the Library include the very well-received "Panic In Connecticut" and  "Katy Leary and Mark Twain." This evening's performance takes us on the trail with a brave woman abducted from her hometown of Lancaster, MA, by the Narragansett Indians during the King Philip War. After three months of captivity, she was traded back and reunited with her family. In 1682, with the help of Reverend Increase Mather, she wrote "Sovereign Goodness of God," considered the first Captivity Narrative. 

Audiences appreciate Ms. Wolf's attention to historical accuracy combined with compassion for her subjects. This performance is for adults and young adults; it is not intended for children. 

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 47 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Kids Movie Day
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

KIDS MOVIE DAY

CARS 3

1:00 - 3:00 pm

For kiids 4 - 10 yrars old -- Registration required..

Call the Children's Library to register after October 18. --  Children 7 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

 

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, September 27 - November 8  

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by September 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Photoshop Elements Session 1
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the first of a two session series.  In this introductory class, we will explain the purpose and use of the basic tools and methods of the program.  Prerequisite:  Basic Computer Skills.  Be sure to bring some of your own digital photos to class in case we have time for hands-on practice during each session.  

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Wednesday, November 8  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday, November 15  6:00-7:15 pm

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 2 spaces available.
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:35 PM

movie screening

This DVD was just released on October 31.  A gunslinger battles the sinister Man in Black in a fantasy world that's connected to Earth.  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 48 spaces available.
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Cards For Veterans
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For Kids - Grades 4 and 5

To honor our veterans, a variety of craft supplies and construction paper will be available for kids to create cards for veterans. Cards will then be mailed to one of the Veteran's Hospitals in our state.

Registration required, beginning on October 23, in person at the Children's Services Desk or by calling the Library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5

Program limit: 15 children.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 9, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

September 28 - November 16  - No class October 26

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, September 20 - 27 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Internet Safety Session 1
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

computer keyboard

This is the first of a two session series.  This class will help to recognize and avoid scams, create and manage strong passwords, and how important it is to install anti-virus protection and security updates.  This class covers concerns of internet browsing, including what tools are in the most popular browsers to help you control the information collected about you.  You'll learn how to clear browsing history, how to use private browsing mode, and what the security and privacy settings within the browser do.  Are you using the same password everywhere, or passwords that are not secure because it's so hard to keep track of them?  This class will show you how to use a password manager app.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Thursday, November 9  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, November 16  6:00-7:15 pm

 

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 5 spaces available.
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday November 10, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Sunday November 12, 2017
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Books and Bricks for Kids
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

LEGO bricks

For kids in Grades 1 through 5.

Do you love LEGO bricks? The Children's Library's program features a themed hour which will include stories and a LEGO building session.

Registration required and limited to 12, beginning 2 weeks before the session. Register by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Monday November 13, 2017
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Photoshop Elements Session 2
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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This is the second of a two session series.  In this class, students will learn techniques to fix the most common problems with the average photo; color, contrast, brightness and sharpness correction and cropping.  Prerequisite:  Basic Computer Skills.  Be sure to bring some of your own digital photos to class in case we have time for hands-on practice during each session.  

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Wednesday, November 8  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Wednesday, November 15  6:00-7:15 pm

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

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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 5 spaces available.
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Combined Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

chess pieces

For kids, Grades 1-7 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk.
 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

September 28 - November 16  - No class October 26

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, September 20 - 27 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Internet Safety Session 2
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

computer keyboard

This is the second of a two session series.  This class will help to recognize and avoid scams, create and manage strong passwords, and how important it is to install anti-virus protection and security updates.  This class covers concerns of internet browsing, including what tools are in the most popular browsers to help you control the information collected about you.  You'll learn how to clear browsing history, how to use private browsing mode, and what the security and privacy settings within the browser do.  Are you using the same password everywhere, or passwords that are not secure because it's so hard to keep track of them?  This class will show you how to use a password manager app.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN REGISTERING FOR SESSION 1, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REGISTERED FOR BOTH SESSIONS IN THE SERIES.

Registration required and limited to 9.  

Session 1:  Thursday, November 9  6:00-7:15 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, November 16  6:00-7:15 pm

 

 
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday November 17, 2017
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Kids Friday Flics
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For kids ages 2 - 6 years old and their families. All children must be accompanied by an adul . No Registration required.

A fun short children's film will be shown.

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Monday November 20, 2017
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Little STEM Explorers
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

For kids in Grades K through 2.

Children will explore STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Enginering, Math) through crafts, experiments, and other hands-on activities relating to a Children's book.

Registration required and limited to 12, beginning on November 6. Register by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday November 23, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Friday November 24, 2017
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Friends Books & More Sale
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

holiday books wrapped in ribbon

Presented by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library

Do your holiday shopping at the library! You’ll find a selection of new and gently-used items appropriate for gift-giving. Books, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl for all ages and interests.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
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Monday November 27, 2017
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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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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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:10 PM

movie screening

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 35 spaces available.
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Thursday November 30, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday December 1, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Saturday December 2, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Teen Crafts: Beaded Bracelets
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Make your own beaded creations for yourself or to give and trade!

Grades 6-12.

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Sunday December 3, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Monday December 4, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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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 50 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
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Thursday December 7, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Friday December 8, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Saturday December 9, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

 

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Monday December 11, 2017
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Combined Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

chess pieces

For kids, Grades 1-7 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk.
 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday December 14, 2017
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

book pages heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday December 15, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Kids Friday Flics
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For kids ages 2 - 6 years old and their families. All children must be accompanied by an adult . No Registration required.

A fun short Holiday film will be showm.

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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.  Join us for an afternoon of beauiful and inspiring holiday music!

Registration reqired.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 47 spaces available.
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Monday December 18, 2017
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Hora de Cuentos (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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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
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Winter Welcome Snowflakes
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For Kids - Grades 4 and 5

The Winter Solstice is December 21 and kids will celebrate by using metallic pipe cleaners and beads to create sparkling 3D snowflakes.

Registration required, beginning on December 4, in person at the Children's Services Desk or by calling the Library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5

Program limit: 15 children.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday December 21, 2017
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday December 22, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Monday December 25, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday January 8, 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
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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
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Saturday January 13, 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
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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 8 spaces available.
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Thursday January 18, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Monday January 22, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Monday January 29, 2018
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Morning 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
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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
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Thursday February 15, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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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 8 spaces available.
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Monday February 26, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening 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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Morning 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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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
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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
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Thursday March 15, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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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 8 spaces available.
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This month's selection is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Monday March 26, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening 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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Morning 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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Friday March 30, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Sorry We're Closed

 

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

Sorry We're Closed

 

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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
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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
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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 8 spaces available.
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Thursday April 19, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Monday April 23, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening 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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Morning 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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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
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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
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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
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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 8 spaces available.
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Thursday May 17, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Monday May 21, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening 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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Morning 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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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
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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 8 spaces available.
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This month's selection is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Thursday June 21, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Monday June 25, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
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Evening 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: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
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Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Morning 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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Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This month's selection is The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte.

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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Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This month's selection is Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys.

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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