Monday April 2, 2018 - Monday April 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Passport to Connecticut Libraries is Back!

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and "Passport" to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. Get your Passport stamped, receive a small gift, and look at what each library has to offer.

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and "Passport" to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. Get your Passport stamped, receive a small gift, and look at what each library has to offer.

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Passport to Connecticut Libraries is Back!

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. 

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. 

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Passport to Connecticut Libraries is Back!

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. 

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150!

Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of their library card.  Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. 

Ask for your Passport today & begin participating on April 2nd!

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.

Friday April 20, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Teen Dinner & Movie

Teens in 7th-12th grade, come to an evening of fun, nachos, and the movie Thor Ragnarok !

At the beginning of the evening, you’ll choose the food and movie for the next meeting.

We will be making a different dinner at each monthly meeting.

Registration required.  The library will be closed so be sure to come to the back door to get in.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Teens in 7th-12th grade, come to an evening of fun, nachos, and the movie Thor Ragnarok !

At the beginning of the evening, you’ll choose the food and movie for the next meeting.

We will be making a different dinner at each monthly meeting.

Registration required.  The library will be closed so be sure to come to the back door to get in.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Saturday April 21, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sensory Storytime

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room


 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The History and Health Benefits of Tea

Are you a tea drinker?  Tea has been around for thousands of years and holds an important place in many cultures.  It has been touted for its many health benefits as well as its effects on mood and energy level.

Join representatives from Bigelow Tea to learn about the history of this  extraordinary beverage and discover the many ways it can influence your daily well-being.

Registration is required and is limited to 45 people.

 

 

Co-Sponsored by The Monroe Health Department, Bigelow Tea, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 14 spaces available.

Are you a tea drinker?  Tea has been around for thousands of years and holds an important place in many cultures.  It has been touted for its many health benefits as well as its effects on mood and energy level.

Join representatives from Bigelow Tea to learn about the history of this  extraordinary beverage and discover the many ways it can influence your daily well-being.

Registration is required and is limited to 45 people.

 

 

Co-Sponsored by The Monroe Health Department, Bigelow Tea, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Sunday April 22, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friends Concert: Rhythms of the World, with Judy Handler & Mark Levesque

Experience an exuberant celebration of cultures with this exceptional program of music from around the world for guitars and mandolin. Connecticut-based husband and wife duo, Handler and Levesque perform their unique, expressive arrangements that blend swing, Latin, gypsy, jazz, classical and folk music influences. 

No registration necessary.  Refreshments served after the concert.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Experience an exuberant celebration of cultures with this exceptional program of music from around the world for guitars and mandolin. Connecticut-based husband and wife duo, Handler and Levesque perform their unique, expressive arrangements that blend swing, Latin, gypsy, jazz, classical and folk music influences. 

No registration necessary.  Refreshments served after the concert.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Monday April 23, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
R.E.A.D. with Franny

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Franny, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Franny and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Franny, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Franny and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Art for Adults: Floral Abstractions

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an evening of watercolor and soft pastel painting inspired by the work of American painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Working from either photo reference or artificial botanical specimens, participants will interpret the overall form of their subject as an  abstraction, with emphasis on organic shape and expressive use of color.

Participants are welcome to bring their own photos/specimens to work from.

Registration is required and limited to 16 people. There is another class on April 10th. Please register for one class only.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart! Studio for an evening of watercolor and soft pastel painting inspired by the work of American painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Working from either photo reference or artificial botanical specimens, participants will interpret the overall form of their subject as an  abstraction, with emphasis on organic shape and expressive use of color.

Participants are welcome to bring their own photos/specimens to work from.

Registration is required and limited to 16 people. There is another class on April 10th. Please register for one class only.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room


Tuesday April 24, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Knifty Knitters and Crafty Crocheters Meet Up

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Thursday April 26, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Save a Life - Free NARCAN Training

Training will include:

  • Overdose Prevention Strategies
  • Signs and Symptoms of Overdose
  • How to Administer Naloxone
  • Good Samaritan Law
  • Support Information and Resources

*Registration is required -       by email:   byeager@monroect.org     or by phone:    (203)452-2815 x4

Please note that the library will be closed so you will have to enter at the back of the building.

Narcan kits are available to those who are uninsured.  Please bring your insurance & prescription card for the mobile pharmacist.  Call 2-1-1 for more Narcan Trainings in your area.

This event is funded in whole by grant # 1H79TI080253-01 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA or  HHS.

          

CONTACT:  Barb Yeager  x1104  byeager@monroect.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Training will include:

  • Overdose Prevention Strategies
  • Signs and Symptoms of Overdose
  • How to Administer Naloxone
  • Good Samaritan Law
  • Support Information and Resources

*Registration is required -       by email:   byeager@monroect.org     or by phone:    (203)452-2815 x4

Please note that the library will be closed so you will have to enter at the back of the building.

Narcan kits are available to those who are uninsured.  Please bring your insurance & prescription card for the mobile pharmacist.  Call 2-1-1 for more Narcan Trainings in your area.

This event is funded in whole by grant # 1H79TI080253-01 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA or  HHS.

          

CONTACT:
  Barb Yeager
  x1104
  byeager@monroect.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Friday April 27, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Magic: The Gathering for Teens

Kids in grades 7-12, join us for an afternoon of Magic: The Gathering,  a card game based on strategy with spells, magic, and monsters.  Come with your own cards if you have them, but don't worry, there will plenty available if you don't .  Beginners and masters alike are welcome.

Refreshments will be served and registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

Kids in grades 7-12, join us for an afternoon of Magic: The Gathering,  a card game based on strategy with spells, magic, and monsters.  Come with your own cards if you have them, but don't worry, there will plenty available if you don't .  Beginners and masters alike are welcome.

Refreshments will be served and registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Saturday April 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sensory Storytime

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Ages 3 - 6 with a Caregiver.  Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children on the autism spectrum, those who are sensitive to sensory overload or have other special needs, and those who have difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.  A parent or caregiver is required to attend with their child.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and a variety of sensory activities. Because this is a specialized storytime, registration is required for each session and is limited to 8 children, with priority given to those children for whom this program is designed.

Sensory Storytime will be led by Jessica Horvath, a certified speech-language pathologist.  This program is funded by a grant from The Weller Foundation.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Daughters, Daddies, & 'Doos

 

Dads...when your daughter asks you to "do her hair" do you run away, or worse yet, grab a binder clip?  When you create a braid are you tired of hearing, "Oh, your Daddy must have done your hair" from teachers...parents...cashiers at the supermarket?

This program will teach you the ins and outs of your daughter's hair care, make you her unofficial go-to stylist, and most importantly, enhance your bond better than any Sweetheart Dance.  

Registration is required.  PLEASE INCLUDE BOTH THE ADULT AND THE CHILD IN THE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS.  Class size is limited to 20 Daddy/Daughter pairs and will be led by trained hair care professionals.  You will need to bring the following items with you to the program:  brush, combs, spray bottle with water, elastics (big and little), bobby pins, hair clips, and hair spray.

 

AN ADDITIONAL SESSION OF THIS PROGRAM WAS OFFERED ON SATURDAY, MARCH 24.  PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLY ONE SESSION.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 4 spaces available.

 

Dads...when your daughter asks you to "do her hair" do you run away, or worse yet, grab a binder clip?  When you create a braid are you tired of hearing, "Oh, your Daddy must have done your hair" from teachers...parents...cashiers at the supermarket?

This program will teach you the ins and outs of your daughter's hair care, make you her unofficial go-to stylist, and most importantly, enhance your bond better than any Sweetheart Dance.  

Registration is required.  PLEASE INCLUDE BOTH THE ADULT AND THE CHILD IN THE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS.  Class size is limited to 20 Daddy/Daughter pairs and will be led by trained hair care professionals.  You will need to bring the following items with you to the program:  brush, combs, spray bottle with water, elastics (big and little), bobby pins, hair clips, and hair spray.

 

AN ADDITIONAL SESSION OF THIS PROGRAM WAS OFFERED ON SATURDAY, MARCH 24.  PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLY ONE SESSION.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 4 spaces available.

Monday April 30, 2018
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Colin Harrison Reception

Please join us for the opening reception for Brookfield photographer, Colin Harrison. Colin will be exhibiting his thought-provoking exhibit "Where Does Truth Lie?" during the month of May. Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Margaret/Lynn    
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Please join us for the opening reception for Brookfield photographer, Colin Harrison. Colin will be exhibiting his thought-provoking exhibit "Where Does Truth Lie?" during the month of May. Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Margaret/Lynn
  
  

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
R.E.A.D. with Dani

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author Talk: Charles Monagan -Connecticut Icons

Author Charles Monagan has been a writer and editor since 1972. As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013 he spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that made up the character of his home state. In 2000 he begain writing a monthly "Connecticut Icons" page in the magazine and in 2006 the collection was published. In 2017 Connecticut Icons was reissued with updates and additional icons.

Please join us for a booktalk and book signing by author Charles Monagan!

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

Author Charles Monagan has been a writer and editor since 1972. As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013 he spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that made up the character of his home state. In 2000 he begain writing a monthly "Connecticut Icons" page in the magazine and in 2006 the collection was published. In 2017 Connecticut Icons was reissued with updates and additional icons.

Please join us for a booktalk and book signing by author Charles Monagan!

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday May 1, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Geometric Shapes Art Program

 

Grades K - 3.  Using masking tape and paint on a canvas panel, create a colorful geometric masterpiece.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Craft Room
There are 4 spaces available.

 

Grades K - 3.  Using masking tape and paint on a canvas panel, create a colorful geometric masterpiece.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Craft Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Discussion

 

This month's selection is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

“Inspired by a real-life event, a medical crisis results in an infant’s death and a murder charge against a black nurse named Ruth Jefferson. The story unfolds from three viewpoints: Ruth’s, the infant’s white supremacist father, and Ruth’s public defender, a white professional woman questioning her own views about racism.” 
(Publishers Weekly)

 

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

This month's selection is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

“Inspired by a real-life event, a medical crisis results in an infant’s death and a murder charge against a black nurse named Ruth Jefferson. The story unfolds from three viewpoints: Ruth’s, the infant’s white supremacist father, and Ruth’s public defender, a white professional woman questioning her own views about racism.” 
(Publishers Weekly)

 

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Friday May 4, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday May 5, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Come donate blood at the Library. The need is constant and your contribution is important.  

Link here to make an appointment: enter your zip code, and go to the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library blood drive to sign up. Or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment by phone.

Save time by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass on the day of your appointment and completing your pre-reading and donation questions on-line from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Red Cross Blood Drive

Come donate blood at the Library. The need is constant and your contribution is important.  

Link here to make an appointment: enter your zip code, and go to the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library blood drive to sign up. Or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment by phone.

Save time by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass on the day of your appointment and completing your pre-reading and donation questions on-line from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Morning Conversations with the First Selectman and the School Superintendant

The First Selectman, Ken Kellogg; Superintendant of Schools, John Battista; and  Assistant Superintendant, Jack Zamary will be available in the library's Children's Room to talk with any Monroe Citizen. 

Please stop by today to chat with them any time between 10:00 a.m.and 12:00 noon.

                                                                                                                                         

 

 

LOCATION: Children's Room

The First Selectman, Ken Kellogg; Superintendant of Schools, John Battista; and  Assistant Superintendant, Jack Zamary will be available in the library's Children's Room to talk with any Monroe Citizen. 

Please stop by today to chat with them any time between 10:00 a.m.and 12:00 noon.

                                                                                                                                         

 

 

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday May 7, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
R.E.A.D. with Dani

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

There are 3 spaces available.

Tuesday May 8, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Re-entry/Job Seekers 50+ - Career Tuesdays

Re-entry
Overcome obstacles and discuss strategies for job searching. Learn of resources available to you.

Job Seekers 50+
Overcome obstacles you may face as a more mature candidate. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging interview questions. Goodwill Career Center Coach, Yarelis Canales will be your instructor in this one-hour program.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Re-entry
Overcome obstacles and discuss strategies for job searching. Learn of resources available to you.

Job Seekers 50+
Overcome obstacles you may face as a more mature candidate. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging interview questions. Goodwill Career Center Coach, Yarelis Canales will be your instructor in this one-hour program.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Minecraft Meet-Up

Come to the Minecraft Meet-Up at EWML to become a part of the Fairfield County Minecraft Server and help us to build our EWML world.  If you have your own Minecraft account, please be sure to enter the information on the registration form so we can add you to the library list ahead of time.  Those with laptops are encouraged to bring them.

For kids in grades 6-12.  

Registration is required and is limited to 12 people. 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Come to the Minecraft Meet-Up at EWML to become a part of the Fairfield County Minecraft Server and help us to build our EWML world.  If you have your own Minecraft account, please be sure to enter the information on the registration form so we can add you to the library list ahead of time.  Those with laptops are encouraged to bring them.

For kids in grades 6-12.  

Registration is required and is limited to 12 people. 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Knifty Knitters and Crafty Crocheters Meet Up

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Planting for Pollinators

Pollinators are not just bees!  Join us to learn how to create a beautiful and healthy environment for all pollinators - beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and flies -  by providing the plants, shelter, and water they need. And supporting pollinators supports birds too!!  

Registration is required and begins on April 8th.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Land Trust & Tree Conservancy; Monroe Conservation & Water Resources Commission; and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

 

 

 

 

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LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

Pollinators are not just bees!  Join us to learn how to create a beautiful and healthy environment for all pollinators - beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and flies -  by providing the plants, shelter, and water they need. And supporting pollinators supports birds too!!  

Registration is required and begins on April 8th.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Land Trust & Tree Conservancy; Monroe Conservation & Water Resources Commission; and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

 

 

 

 

Flower Image by Alvesgaspar

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Thursday May 10, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Friday May 11, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday May 12, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Plant Party

Family Event: Bring the whole family to make a beautiful planter!  Choose from various plants, cuttings, and glass jars.  

Each family must have one member grade 6 and under, and at least 1 adult. 

Registration is required and will be limited to 10 families.  Registration will begin at midnight one month before the program.  Each family will be given the same number of plants, so choose as many family members as you wish to help with your creation!

CONTACT:  Lauren    lobach(at)ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library
There are 2 spaces available.

Family Event: Bring the whole family to make a beautiful planter!  Choose from various plants, cuttings, and glass jars.  

Each family must have one member grade 6 and under, and at least 1 adult. 

Registration is required and will be limited to 10 families.  Registration will begin at midnight one month before the program.  Each family will be given the same number of plants, so choose as many family members as you wish to help with your creation!

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  
  lobach(at)ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

There are 2 spaces available.

Monday May 14, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
R.E.A.D. with Dani

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Dani, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Dani and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wild Orangutans of Borneo: Adventures of a Primatologist in the Field

Connecticut native, Katherine Meier spent a year conducting wild primate field research in the heart of Indonesian Borneo.  Following graduation from college, Meier was hired to work as a research assistant at the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station. 

Through photos, videos, and stories, she shares the ups and downs of life as a field primatologist working in a tropical peat swamp. From fire ants to fatal fights, you'll leave this talk with a better understanding of one of the worlds most important ecosystems, its myriad biodiversity, and, of course, an intimate look into the wild lives of the world's only Asian great ape.

Registration is required and begins on April 14th.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

Connecticut native, Katherine Meier spent a year conducting wild primate field research in the heart of Indonesian Borneo.  Following graduation from college, Meier was hired to work as a research assistant at the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station. 

Through photos, videos, and stories, she shares the ups and downs of life as a field primatologist working in a tropical peat swamp. From fire ants to fatal fights, you'll leave this talk with a better understanding of one of the worlds most important ecosystems, its myriad biodiversity, and, of course, an intimate look into the wild lives of the world's only Asian great ape.

Registration is required and begins on April 14th.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday May 15, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Stay & Play

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Stop by the library and meet up with other children, parents, and caregivers!  After a brief storytime and introductions, feel free to stay, play, enjoy refreshments, socialize, and connect with other families and caregivers in the community.  Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Creative Kids

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Inside Library

All ages: drop by to unleash your creative side!  We'll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Crafts TBA.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Inside Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Beaded suncatcher

 

Grades 3 - 6:  Gear up for the summer season by catching some rays!  Stop in to make a beautiful beaded suncatcher

Registration is required and will be limited to 24 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.

CONTACT:  Lauren  203-452-2850 x4  lobach(at)ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

 

Grades 3 - 6:  Gear up for the summer season by catching some rays!  Stop in to make a beautiful beaded suncatcher

Registration is required and will be limited to 24 participants.  If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out separate registration forms.

CONTACT:
  Lauren
  203.452.2850 x4
  lobach(at)ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Thursday May 17, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing-Along Stories

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Walkers - Age 5 (and their caregivers) are invited to stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Friday May 18, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Preschool Lab

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Ages 3 - 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration!  We'll practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun!  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Saturday May 19, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ACT Practice Test

Come to this FREE practice ACT test for current high school juniors and sophomores. After the test, you will receive an extensive score-report allowing you to see where your strengths and weaknesses are, PLUS a personalized consultation with a Princeton Review Advisor to go over your scores and answer your questions!

Bring #2 pencils, a calculator, and a water bottle if you need one.

A light snack will be provided.  Registration is required and begins on April 19.  Limited to 60 people.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are 58 spaces available.

Come to this FREE practice ACT test for current high school juniors and sophomores. After the test, you will receive an extensive score-report allowing you to see where your strengths and weaknesses are, PLUS a personalized consultation with a Princeton Review Advisor to go over your scores and answer your questions!

Bring #2 pencils, a calculator, and a water bottle if you need one.

A light snack will be provided.  Registration is required and begins on April 19.  Limited to 60 people.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are 58 spaces available.

Monday May 21, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
R.E.A.D. with Franny

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Franny, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Franny and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Children in grades K - 3 may register to read to Franny, a certified therapy dog, for a 15-minute session!  This program provides an opportunity for beginning and/or struggling readers to practice reading aloud to improve their reading skills.  Animals are ideal reading companions because they listen attentively; do not judge, laugh or criticize; allow children to proceed at their own pace; are less intimidating than peers.

Franny and her handler have been trained in the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) program, which improves children's reading and communication skills.

Each child may bring their own book or choose one at the library before their session.

*Registration is required for a specific timeslot and will begin one month before the program.  If the timeslot you would like is unavailable, please call the library to put your name on a waitlist*

*If your child's grade falls outside of the parameters for this program and there are special circumstances which would make this program beneficial to your child, please call the Children's Services Librarian at 203-452-2850 x 2930.*

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Business Night Out: Get More Done! Setting Goals to Energize Your Business

Carol A. Vincie, founder of Productivity Tools and Insights will show you how you can accelerate the growth of your business without having to spend 18 hours a day behind your desk.  She will explain how just five minutes a day can make a huge impact on your business and your life.  Included in the presentation:

  • The history of goal setting
  • Developing goals that stimulate business
  • Creating achievable goals
  • Identifying your most productive time
  • Tracking your output

?Attendees can sign up for Carol to assist them for the next 90 days as they build their new habits.

Pizza will be served and there will be opportunities for networking before and after the workshop.  Registration is required. Click Here to sign up.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Carol A. Vincie, founder of Productivity Tools and Insights will show you how you can accelerate the growth of your business without having to spend 18 hours a day behind your desk.  She will explain how just five minutes a day can make a huge impact on your business and your life.  Included in the presentation:

  • The history of goal setting
  • Developing goals that stimulate business
  • Creating achievable goals
  • Identifying your most productive time
  • Tracking your output

?Attendees can sign up for Carol to assist them for the next 90 days as they build their new habits.

Pizza will be served and there will be opportunities for networking before and after the workshop.  Registration is required. Click Here to sign up.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday May 22, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Knifty Knitters and Crafty Crocheters Meet Up

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Come join other yarn crafters for an evening of conversation and fun! Bring along your favorite knitting or crochet project to work on; share ideas, techniques, and expertise.

Refreshments provided.  Registration is required.

Held in the library’s Rotary Room.

 

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Create Your Own Local Access Television Programs

This program was rescheduled from March 13th 

Did you ever want to film your own event for local television?  The staff at CTV-192 provides advanced and custom training courses for free and  no experience is necessary.  They will teach you how to plan, shoot, and edit a local production to share on your local TV channel and the web.  

Come to this 45 minute presentation to learn about these courses and find out how you can broadcast your own original content.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

This program was rescheduled from March 13th 

Did you ever want to film your own event for local television?  The staff at CTV-192 provides advanced and custom training courses for free and  no experience is necessary.  They will teach you how to plan, shoot, and edit a local production to share on your local TV channel and the web.  

Come to this 45 minute presentation to learn about these courses and find out how you can broadcast your own original content.

Registration is required.

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Friday May 25, 2018
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Magic: The Gathering for Teens

Kids in grades 7-12, join us for an afternoon of Magic: The Gathering,  a card game based on strategy with spells, magic, and monsters.  Come with your own cards if you have them, but don't worry, there will plenty available if you don't .  Beginners and masters alike are welcome.

Refreshments will be served and registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

Kids in grades 7-12, join us for an afternoon of Magic: The Gathering,  a card game based on strategy with spells, magic, and monsters.  Come with your own cards if you have them, but don't worry, there will plenty available if you don't .  Beginners and masters alike are welcome.

Refreshments will be served and registration is required.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday May 29, 2018
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Meaning of Omelets and Life: What I learned from my Mom, the Queen of Omelets

Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Countryman Press, 2017) talks about the process of writing his definitive book on the iconic omelet, full of practical wisdom about omelets, cooking, and life. He will also demonstrate omelet preparation and invite audience members to try it out and enjoy samples.

 

Registration is required and begins on April 29th.

John is a professionally trained chef and Professor Emeritus of Government at Wesleyan University, where he taught academic courses on culture and cuisine and hands-on, practical courses on how to make omelets of every kind. He also demonstrates the art of making omelets to a wide variety of civic groups and organizations.  He is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and holds degrees from Princeton University, Georgetown University Law Center, and Nasson College. Finn’s scholarship and writing in the field of food studies lay at the intersection of food, recipes, and politics. He lectures frequently on food and popular culture.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Countryman Press, 2017) talks about the process of writing his definitive book on the iconic omelet, full of practical wisdom about omelets, cooking, and life. He will also demonstrate omelet preparation and invite audience members to try it out and enjoy samples.

 

Registration is required and begins on April 29th.

John is a professionally trained chef and Professor Emeritus of Government at Wesleyan University, where he taught academic courses on culture and cuisine and hands-on, practical courses on how to make omelets of every kind. He also demonstrates the art of making omelets to a wide variety of civic groups and organizations.  He is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute and holds degrees from Princeton University, Georgetown University Law Center, and Nasson College. Finn’s scholarship and writing in the field of food studies lay at the intersection of food, recipes, and politics. He lectures frequently on food and popular culture.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Saturday June 2, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monroe Historical Society Presents: The Not-So-Golden Life of a Gilded Age Wife

The Monroe Historical Society is sponsoring this event presented by Velya Jancz-Urban, teacher, author, and expert on New England Colonial women.  

Although Gilded Age women in the upper and lower classes had many differences, they had one similarity – women were viewed as second best to men, and were expected to be content with this role in society.  With humor and eloquence, Velya describes the misinformation and exaggerations that kept women subjugated and undermined any attempts to progress beyond the kitchen and the drawing room.

Registration is required and begins on April 15th.
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
There are many spaces available.

The Monroe Historical Society is sponsoring this event presented by Velya Jancz-Urban, teacher, author, and expert on New England Colonial women.  

Although Gilded Age women in the upper and lower classes had many differences, they had one similarity – women were viewed as second best to men, and were expected to be content with this role in society.  With humor and eloquence, Velya describes the misinformation and exaggerations that kept women subjugated and undermined any attempts to progress beyond the kitchen and the drawing room.

Registration is required and begins on April 15th.
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

There are many spaces available.

Monday June 4, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Summer Reader Volunteer Training

 Are you a tech savvy rising 7th - 12th grader?  Are you seeking Community Service Hours? 

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Children’s Department is seeking volunteers to assist with our Summer Reading Program!  Books read for our Summer Reading Program will be logged online and this year there will also be a game board component to our program.  Summer Reader Volunteers will assist library patrons with online Summer Reading registration and logging of titles and will award raffle tickets to children for challenges completed.  They may also help with other library tasks during their shifts.

We will be holding a training session today for any interested volunteers to learn how to use our Summer Reader software and our Volunteer Spot scheduling system.  Summer Reader Volunteers are expected to sign up for at least 6 shifts during our Summer Reading Program and are encouraged to sign up for additional shifts after everyone has chosen their initial 6 time slots.  Please register if you would like to be part of our Summer Reader Volunteer Team and fill out a volunteer application in the Children's Department, either at this meeting or before you attend.

If you are unable to attend this training session, an additional training session is being offered on Tuesday, June 5, at 3:30 pm.  Please contact the Children's Department with any questions you may have. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

 Are you a tech savvy rising 7th - 12th grader?  Are you seeking Community Service Hours? 

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Children’s Department is seeking volunteers to assist with our Summer Reading Program!  Books read for our Summer Reading Program will be logged online and this year there will also be a game board component to our program.  Summer Reader Volunteers will assist library patrons with online Summer Reading registration and logging of titles and will award raffle tickets to children for challenges completed.  They may also help with other library tasks during their shifts.

We will be holding a training session today for any interested volunteers to learn how to use our Summer Reader software and our Volunteer Spot scheduling system.  Summer Reader Volunteers are expected to sign up for at least 6 shifts during our Summer Reading Program and are encouraged to sign up for additional shifts after everyone has chosen their initial 6 time slots.  Please register if you would like to be part of our Summer Reader Volunteer Team and fill out a volunteer application in the Children's Department, either at this meeting or before you attend.

If you are unable to attend this training session, an additional training session is being offered on Tuesday, June 5, at 3:30 pm.  Please contact the Children's Department with any questions you may have. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Tuesday June 5, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Summer Reader Volunteer Training

Are you a tech savvy rising 7th - 12th grader?  Are you seeking Community Service Hours? 

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Children’s Department is seeking volunteers to assist with our Summer Reading Program!  Books read for our Summer Reading Program will be logged online and this year there will also be a game board component to our program.  Summer Reader Volunteers will assist library patrons with online Summer Reading registration and logging of titles and will award raffle tickets to children for challenges completed.  They may also help with other library tasks during their shifts.

We will be holding a training session today for any interested volunteers to learn how to use our Summer Reader software and our Volunteer Spot scheduling system.  Summer Reader Volunteers are expected to sign up for at least 6 shifts during our Summer Reading Program and are encouraged to sign up for additional shifts after everyone has chosen their initial 6 time slots.  Please register if you would like to be part of our Summer Reader Volunteer Team and fill out a volunteer application in the Children's Department, either at this meeting or before you attend.

If you are unable to attend this training session, an additional training session is being offered on Monday, June 4, at 3:30 pm.  Please contact the Children's Department with any questions you may have. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  203-452-2850 x 4  referenceservices@ewml.org
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Are you a tech savvy rising 7th - 12th grader?  Are you seeking Community Service Hours? 

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Children’s Department is seeking volunteers to assist with our Summer Reading Program!  Books read for our Summer Reading Program will be logged online and this year there will also be a game board component to our program.  Summer Reader Volunteers will assist library patrons with online Summer Reading registration and logging of titles and will award raffle tickets to children for challenges completed.  They may also help with other library tasks during their shifts.

We will be holding a training session today for any interested volunteers to learn how to use our Summer Reader software and our Volunteer Spot scheduling system.  Summer Reader Volunteers are expected to sign up for at least 6 shifts during our Summer Reading Program and are encouraged to sign up for additional shifts after everyone has chosen their initial 6 time slots.  Please register if you would like to be part of our Summer Reader Volunteer Team and fill out a volunteer application in the Children's Department, either at this meeting or before you attend.

If you are unable to attend this training session, an additional training session is being offered on Monday, June 4, at 3:30 pm.  Please contact the Children's Department with any questions you may have. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  203.452.2850 x 4
  referenceservices@ewml.org

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

 
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6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Discussion

 

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

 

Come share a lively discussion with us. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Saturday June 9, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes.  When the limit of 25 people is reached, the door will be closed and a sign will be posted indicating that the class is full.

 
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday June 12, 2018
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Minecraft Meet-Up

Come to the Minecraft Meet-Up at EWML to become a part of the Fairfield County Minecraft Server and help us to build our EWML world.  If you have your own Minecraft account, please be sure to enter the information on the registration form so we can add you to the library list ahead of time.  Those with laptops are encouraged to bring them.

For kids in grades 6-12.  

Registration is required and is limited to 12 people. 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Come to the Minecraft Meet-Up at EWML to become a part of the Fairfield County Minecraft Server and help us to build our EWML world.  If you have your own Minecraft account, please be sure to enter the information on the registration form so we can add you to the library list ahead of time.  Those with laptops are encouraged to bring them.

For kids in grades 6-12.  

Registration is required and is limited to 12 people. 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Tuesday July 3, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Saturday July 7, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Come donate blood at the Library. The need is constant and your contribution is important.  

Link here to make an appointment: enter your zip code, and go to the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library blood drive to sign up. Or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment by phone.

Save time by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass on the day of your appointment and completing your pre-reading and donation questions on-line from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Red Cross Blood Drive

Come donate blood at the Library. The need is constant and your contribution is important.  

Link here to make an appointment: enter your zip code, and go to the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library blood drive to sign up. Or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment by phone.

Save time by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass on the day of your appointment and completing your pre-reading and donation questions on-line from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

 

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Blood, Sweat, & My Rock 'n Roll Years

Founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steve Katz, will discuss his book Blood, Sweat and My Rock 'N Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star.  He will entertain in coffee house style, singing familiar songs interlaced with the story of his career.  Steve  has a great sense of humor and comes highly recommended.  His memoir is funny, honest, and at times sad.  Copies will be available for sale and signing.

Registration is required and begins on June 10th.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

Founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steve Katz, will discuss his book Blood, Sweat and My Rock 'N Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star.  He will entertain in coffee house style, singing familiar songs interlaced with the story of his career.  Steve  has a great sense of humor and comes highly recommended.  His memoir is funny, honest, and at times sad.  Copies will be available for sale and signing.

Registration is required and begins on June 10th.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 12:00 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Monday July 23, 2018
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Grit, Grace, and Glamor: America's First Ladies

Washington D.C. tour guide Mariann Millard offers a fascinating presentation about wives of the presidents.  Who were they; what made them tick?  Did they love or loathe their role?  Learn how they navigated the complex paths of politics, protocol, and publicity.  To understand and appreciate the important role first ladies play, Mariann skillfully and humorously weaves historical and modern events, images, and facts, beginning with Martha Washington.  Question and answer session to follow the presentation.

Registration is required and begins on June 23rd.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Washington D.C. tour guide Mariann Millard offers a fascinating presentation about wives of the presidents.  Who were they; what made them tick?  Did they love or loathe their role?  Learn how they navigated the complex paths of politics, protocol, and publicity.  To understand and appreciate the important role first ladies play, Mariann skillfully and humorously weaves historical and modern events, images, and facts, beginning with Martha Washington.  Question and answer session to follow the presentation.

Registration is required and begins on June 23rd.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Tuesday July 24, 2018
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Business Night Out

 

There will be an opportunity for networking before and after the workshop.  Registration is required. Link here to sign up.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

 

There will be an opportunity for networking before and after the workshop.  Registration is required. Link here to sign up.

This program is co-sponsored by the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Saturday September 1, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive

LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Tuesday October 2, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Tuesday November 6, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room

Tuesday December 4, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie Night
LOCATION: Ehlers Meeting Room
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Writers' Group

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:  Adult/Teen Services Librarian  203.452.2852  reference@ewml.org
LOCATION: Rotary Room

Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones.  No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult/Teen Services Librarian
  203.452.2852
  reference@ewml.org

LOCATION: Rotary Room


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