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Monday December 11, 2017
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Bouncing Babies
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Bouncing Babies is a storytime for prewalkers up to 15 months old and includes stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, Space is limited. Parents must remain with child during storytime. Miss Jessica is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Dancing Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

We sing, dance, and use props and instruments in this fun-filled music & movement program!

Ages 1-5. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Busy Bees
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Busy Bees is a storytime for 2 - 3 year olds. This program includes stories, movement and crafts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, Spaces is limited. Parents must remain with child during storytime. Miss Elise is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
 
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Wild Wednesday: Duct Tape Stocking
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Choose one of our awesome duct tape designs, and create a Christmas stocking!

Ages 6-12. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
 
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Night Owls
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

*PLEASE NOTE THE NEW NIGHT*

Night Owls is a storytime for 3-5 year olds. This program includes stories, movement and crafts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. Miss Jessica is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: The Children's Room
 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Wednesday of every month  at 6:30. Bring along a project in progress, projects to share or questions to ask. Newbie knitters welcome. Crocheters and other needle crafters also welcome.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday December 14, 2017
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Toddlertime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Toddlertime is a storytime for walkers 9 - 24 month olds (with an adult). Stories, nursery rhymes, music, movement and playtime. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, Space is limited. Parents must remain with child during storytime. Miss Elise is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Saturday December 16, 2017
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Friends of the Library
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

 This meeting is open to the public and new members are always welcome. See what the Friends of the Library are all about and how you too can help.

LOCATION: Booktique
 
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Booktique Book Sale
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

New and used books for sale. All proceeds benefit the Terryville Library.

LOCATION: Booktique
Monday December 18, 2017
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring a book, get a book.

Since it is such a busy time of year, the Fiction Lovers Book Club traditionally has a book exchange party. Used books, please!

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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The Polar Express
6:00 PM - 7:40 PM

Come join us for a showing of The Polar Express (G; 100 minutes)! Wear your pajamas and slippers, and bring a blanket to sit on. We will supply the hot cocoa and cookies!

All ages. Registration required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Wild Wednesday: Christmas Ornaments
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Using beads and pipe cleaners make your very own Christmas ornament, just in time to hang it on your tree!

Ages 6-12. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Wednesday of every month  at 6:30. Bring along a project in progress, projects to share or questions to ask. Newbie knitters welcome. Crocheters and other needle crafters also welcome.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Friday December 22, 2017
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Dancing Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

We sing, dance, and use props and instruments in this fun-filled music & movement program!

Ages 1-5. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Saturday December 23, 2017
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Drop-in Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by any time the library is open to complete a fun craft in the Children's Room!

LOCATION: The Children's Room
 
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Movie Matinee: Arthur Christmas
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM

Come join us for a showing of Arthur Christmas (PG; 98 minutes)! Bring a friend to join you and a blanket to sit on! We will supply the popcorn.

All ages. Registration required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Monday December 25, 2017
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Christmas

Tuesday December 26, 2017
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Christmas

Wednesday December 27, 2017
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Drop-in Craft
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Stop by any time the library is open to complete a fun craft in the Children's Room!

LOCATION: The Children's Room
 
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Wild Wednesday: Book Tasting
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Come for the snacks, stay for the books! Looking for a new book to read? Sample a variety of titles and genres while you chow down on some delicious snacks. Don't forget your library card. You may just find your next perfect read.

Ages 7-12. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Wednesday of every month  at 6:30. Bring along a project in progress, projects to share or questions to ask. Newbie knitters welcome. Crocheters and other needle crafters also welcome.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday December 28, 2017
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Drop-in Craft
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Stop by any time the library is open to complete a fun craft in the Children's Room!

LOCATION: The Children's Room
Friday December 29, 2017
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Drop-in Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by any time the library is open to complete a fun craft in the Children's Room!

LOCATION: The Children's Room
Saturday December 30, 2017
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Drop-in Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by any time the library is open to complete a fun craft in the Children's Room!

LOCATION: The Children's Room
Monday January 1, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of the New Year holiday

Tuesday January 2, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of the New Year holiday

Saturday January 20, 2018
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“Chase Away the Chills” Tea Party
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“Chase Away the Chills” Tea Party

This annual Friends of the library sponsored program that kicks off the “Chase Away the Chills”  fundraiser was a huge hit last year! Tons of wonderful “cream tea” goodies and of course many cups of tea  were enjoyed by all. Tea themed baskets will be available to win as well as door prizes. This FREE program is limited to 45 participants, so sign up early!

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Monday January 22, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Midnight Watch by David Dyer

As the Titanic and her passengers sank slowly into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg late in the evening of April 14, 1912, a nearby ship looked on. Second Officer Herbert Stone, in charge of the midnight watch on the SS Californian sitting idly a few miles north, saw the distress rockets that the Titanic fired. He alerted the captain, Stanley Lord, who was sleeping in the chartroom below, but Lord did not come to the bridge. Eight rockets were fired during the dark hours of the midnight watch, and eight rockets were ignored. The next morning, the Titanic was at the bottom of the sea and more than 1,500 people were dead. When they learned of the extent of the tragedy, Lord and Stone did everything they could to hide their role in the disaster, but pursued by newspapermen, lawyers, and political leaders in America and England, their terrible secret was eventually revealed. The Midnight Watch is a fictional telling of what may have occurred that night on the SS Californian, and the resulting desperation of Officer Stone and Captain Lord in the aftermath of their inaction.

Told not only from the perspective of the SS Californian crew, but also through the eyes of a family of third-class passengers who perished in the disaster, the narrative is drawn together by Steadman, a tenacious Boston journalist who does not rest until the truth is found. David Dyer's The Midnight Watch is a powerful and dramatic debut novel--the result of many years of research in Liverpool, London, New York, and Boston, and informed by the author's own experiences as a ship's officer and a lawyer.

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday February 17, 2018
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The Ghosts of Chippeny Hill
2:00 PM

Forgotten legends, mysteries, monsters and stories of Chippeny Hill. Chippeny Hill now modernized as “Chippens Hill” is at the corner of Harwinton, Bristol and Plymouth. It was notorious for the activities of the Revolutionary War’s Tories and Sons of Liberty. Some apparently never left the area.  The Monster of the Marsh, ghostly images from Todd Hollow and orbs seen near the site of a former colonial dam, mysteries, and ghostly specters of villagers unaware of the 21st century at Lamson Corners are among the fascinating tales from Town Historian Judy Giguere's latest book. 

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Monday February 26, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.

Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy—as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother’s stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal.

When Elsa’s grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa’s greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother’s instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones but also to the truth about fairy tales and kingdoms and a grandmother like no other.

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry is told with the same comic accuracy and beating heart as Fredrik Backman’s bestselling debut novel, A Man Called Ove. It is a story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different.

Books available at the circulation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Monday March 5, 2018
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Recipe Tester Cook Book Club/Appetizers
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday March 5 , 6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Recipe Tester Cook Book Club

Appetizers 

 

This the first  of what we hope will become a monthly cookbook club meeting.

This months  recipes will come from appetizer cookbooks. About a month before the meeting, two cookbooks will be displayed, one in front of the reference desk and one at the circulation desk. Pick a recipe, copy it (free of charge) and mark the recipe so there are no duplications. Then on the night of the group, bring in your completed appetizer to share. Sounds like fun, right?

While you enjoy each others creations you can talk about any problems with, additions to, or helpful hints for making the recipe.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Monday March 19, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas

From the critically acclaimed author of Tallgrass comes a powerful novel about an unlikely friendship between two women and the secrets they've kept in order to survive life in a rugged Colorado mining town.

It's 1936 and the Great Depression has taken its toll. Up in the high country of the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, eighty-six-year-old Hennie Comfort has lived in Middle Swan, Colorado, since before it was Colorado. When she first meets seventeen-year-old Nit Spindle, Hennie is drawn to the grieving young girl. Nit and her husband have come to this small mining town in search of work, but the loneliness and loss Nit feels are almost too much to bear. One day she notices an old sign that reads prayers for sale in front of Hennie's house. Hennie doesn't actually take money for her prayers, never has, but she invites the skinny girl in anyway. The harsh conditions of life that each has endured create an instant bond, and a friendship is born, one in which the deepest of hardships are shared and the darkest of secrets are confessed.

Sandra Dallas has created an unforgettable tale of a friendship between two women, one with surprising twists and turns, and one that is ultimately a revelation of the finest parts of the human spirit.

Books available at the circulation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Wednesday April 25, 2018
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A Perfect Pairing: Wine and Chocolate with Kim Larkin
6:30 PM


An educational program highlighting the history and health benefits of dark chocolate and red wine with insights from Kim's commercial

chocolatier background. Includes wine and chocolate trivia, pairings, cheese board primer, & wine bottle display. Chocolate and food pairing samples provided.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs

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