49 Rope Ferry Road | Waterford, CT 06385
860-444-5805

Tuesday January 22, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday January 23, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bookmarkers Book Club

 

Bookmarkers Book Club for those 9 to 12 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park will be available in the children's room.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Bookmarkers Book Club for those 9 to 12 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park will be available in the children's room.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Thursday January 24, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Page Turners Book Club

 

Page Turners Book Club for those 6 to 9 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin will be available in the children's room.

 

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Page Turners Book Club for those 6 to 9 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin will be available in the children's room.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Workshop: Sounds of Music in Poetry (CANCELLED)

This workshop will cover how to use music in your poetry.  We are excited to host acclaimed poet and nationally known speaker Jose B. Gonzalez, who is the author of the International Latino Book Award Finalist “Toys Made of Rock” as well as “When Love Was Reels.”  González is a professor of English at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London and past 2012 Fulbright Scholar. He lives in Quaker Hill.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

This workshop will cover how to use music in your poetry.  We are excited to host acclaimed poet and nationally known speaker Jose B. Gonzalez, who is the author of the International Latino Book Award Finalist “Toys Made of Rock” as well as “When Love Was Reels.”  González is a professor of English at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London and past 2012 Fulbright Scholar. He lives in Quaker Hill.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Friday January 25, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion series

All the light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (2014)*

About a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library. (*This is a title change from the original schedule.)

Theresa Ammirati, retired Dean of Studies, Connecticut College, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

All the light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (2014)*

About a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library. (*This is a title change from the original schedule.)

Theresa Ammirati, retired Dean of Studies, Connecticut College, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Saturday January 26, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Silly Song Sing-A-Long

 

Sing, dance and jump along to popular children's classics with Edward Leonard, his guitars, drums, and a bag full of musical surprises!  Recommended for children 10 and under with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Meeting Room

 

Sing, dance and jump along to popular children's classics with Edward Leonard, his guitars, drums, and a bag full of musical surprises!  Recommended for children 10 and under with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author: Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni

We welcome back Emeritus State Archaeologist Dr. Nicholas F. Bellantoni who will discuss his new book The Long Journeys Home: the repatriations of Henry 'Opukaha'ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk.  Dr. Bellantoni oversaw the archaeologi­cal disinterment and forensic identifications in returning these men to their respective Native families.

Copies of The Long Journeys Home will be available for sale and signing.  

Nicholas F. Bellantoni is an associate adjunct professor in the anthropology department at the University of Connecticut and Emeritus Connecticut State Archaeologist at the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History.

 

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

We welcome back Emeritus State Archaeologist Dr. Nicholas F. Bellantoni who will discuss his new book The Long Journeys Home: the repatriations of Henry 'Opukaha'ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk.  Dr. Bellantoni oversaw the archaeologi­cal disinterment and forensic identifications in returning these men to their respective Native families.

Copies of The Long Journeys Home will be available for sale and signing.  

Nicholas F. Bellantoni is an associate adjunct professor in the anthropology department at the University of Connecticut and Emeritus Connecticut State Archaeologist at the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History.

 

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday January 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Film: Colette

Colette (Rated R; 1 hr. 51 min.,; 2018)

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Colette (Rated R; 1 hr. 51 min.,; 2018)

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday January 29, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday January 31, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Saturday February 2, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Survival in the Ice and Snow

 

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day by learning about our native animals and how they have adapted to survive in cold weather. Meet live animals, feel animal pelts and explore other natural items as we discover these animal’s winter survival strategies.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Meeting Room

 

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day by learning about our native animals and how they have adapted to survive in cold weather. Meet live animals, feel animal pelts and explore other natural items as we discover these animal’s winter survival strategies.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Healing with Hypnosis

Hypnosis is a natural state that one enters daily without conscious awareness and is recognized in the medical community as a therapeutic practice.   The discussion will focus on clinical uses of hypnosis for a variety of issues. 

David Chandler, M.A, certified hypnotist, hypnosis instructor, Mindfulness Meditation Facilitator, and Tai Chi Master.

 

 

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Hypnosis is a natural state that one enters daily without conscious awareness and is recognized in the medical community as a therapeutic practice.   The discussion will focus on clinical uses of hypnosis for a variety of issues. 

David Chandler, M.A, certified hypnotist, hypnosis instructor, Mindfulness Meditation Facilitator, and Tai Chi Master.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bookmark Making

 

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day by decorating your own bookmark to save your place in a favorite book.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day by decorating your own bookmark to save your place in a favorite book.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday February 4, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Film: Mamma Mia! here we go again

Rated PG-13; 1 hr. 54 min.; 2018

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

 

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Rated PG-13; 1 hr. 54 min.; 2018

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

 

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday February 5, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday February 6, 2019
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Valentine's Nature Greeting Card

 

Create a greeting card to send to someone special!  Learn how to incorporate nature with your card and leave with cardmaking skills. 

Registration required for 10-18 year olds.

CONTACT: Teen Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Conference Room

 

Create a greeting card to send to someone special!  Learn how to incorporate nature with your card and leave with cardmaking skills. 

Registration required for 10-18 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Teen Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Thursday February 7, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Saturday February 9, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Game Day

 

 

Games, games, games; play ours or bring your own.  Play against your family or friends and enjoy the competition!

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

 

Games, games, games; play ours or bring your own.  Play against your family or friends and enjoy the competition!

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
U.S.P.S. Passport Fair

Waterford Public Library and the United States Postal Service have teamed up to offer you a convenient and time-saving opportunity.  Apply for a passport or renew a passport. 

Applications are available in the library.  No appointments necessary.

 

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Activity Room

Waterford Public Library and the United States Postal Service have teamed up to offer you a convenient and time-saving opportunity.  Apply for a passport or renew a passport. 

Applications are available in the library.  No appointments necessary.

 

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Civil Rights Activist and Author Lottie B. Scott

Lottie B. Scott, civil rights activist, former president of the Norwich NAACP and author, will be here to discuss her book Deep South Deep North: a family's journey

Lottie B. Scott was born and raised on a farm in Longtown, South Carolina. In 1957, she moved to Norwich, Connecticut, where she raised her son and has called Norwich home ever since. 

 

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Lottie B. Scott, civil rights activist, former president of the Norwich NAACP and author, will be here to discuss her book Deep South Deep North: a family's journey

Lottie B. Scott was born and raised on a farm in Longtown, South Carolina. In 1957, she moved to Norwich, Connecticut, where she raised her son and has called Norwich home ever since. 

 

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday February 11, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Film: First Man

Rated PG-13; 2 hr. 21 min.; 2018

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Rated PG-13; 2 hr. 21 min.; 2018

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Series

Collected Stories by Jorge Luis Borges (1944)

The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the 20th-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, Shakespeare's Memory, in its first appearance in English.

Pam Bedore, associate professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Conference Room

Collected Stories by Jorge Luis Borges (1944)

The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the 20th-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, Shakespeare's Memory, in its first appearance in English.

Pam Bedore, associate professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Tuesday February 12, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Inside the Civil War: a southern couple's perspective

We welcome back author James Littlefield who will discuss his Civil War books Slavecatcher's Woman and his newest title Slavetaker: The Promise. In his newest title Littlefield suggests a new perspective on the American Civil War He will be signing and selling his newest title The Promise.

James Littlefield is a teacher, historian, author, reenactor and blacksmith. He taught history in Connecticut schools for 47 years.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

We welcome back author James Littlefield who will discuss his Civil War books Slavecatcher's Woman and his newest title Slavetaker: The Promise. In his newest title Littlefield suggests a new perspective on the American Civil War He will be signing and selling his newest title The Promise.

James Littlefield is a teacher, historian, author, reenactor and blacksmith. He taught history in Connecticut schools for 47 years.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday February 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Valentine's Craft

 

Stop in and create a Valentine's craft!  Recommended for children under age 6 with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Stop in and create a Valentine's craft!  Recommended for children under age 6 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Thursday February 14, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Friday February 15, 2019
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
STEAM Ahead: Cool Mixtures and Magical Potions

 

You name it, we can concoct it!  Participants make their own versions of slime, play-doh, silly putty, super balls and much, much more using safe, everyday household items.  Children learn the basics about atoms, molecules and elements and how they interact while concocting some cool mixtures and magical potions! 

Registration required beginning Friday, January 18th for those ages 6-9 years old.

This program is presented with a donation to the Waterford Public Library by The Waterford Rotary.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

You name it, we can concoct it!  Participants make their own versions of slime, play-doh, silly putty, super balls and much, much more using safe, everyday household items.  Children learn the basics about atoms, molecules and elements and how they interact while concocting some cool mixtures and magical potions! 

Registration required beginning Friday, January 18th for those ages 6-9 years old.

This program is presented with a donation to the Waterford Public Library by The Waterford Rotary.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Saturday February 16, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Crafty Kids

 

Join us for a make and take craft program for all ages with an adult.  All materials provided for free.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Join us for a make and take craft program for all ages with an adult.  All materials provided for free.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sew Journey: The Quilt Stories of Kimberly Love Radcliffe

 

Local artist Kimberly Love Radcliffe will discuss her unique fiber art quilts.  Kimberly depicts the works of seven notable African American authors in her quilts that will be on display on the main level of the library during the month of February.  This talk compliments the current exhibit. 

Kimberly Love Radcliffe is a Philadelphia native transplanted in New London.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

 

Local artist Kimberly Love Radcliffe will discuss her unique fiber art quilts.  Kimberly depicts the works of seven notable African American authors in her quilts that will be on display on the main level of the library during the month of February.  This talk compliments the current exhibit. 

Kimberly Love Radcliffe is a Philadelphia native transplanted in New London.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday February 18, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
PRESIDENT'S DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Shake, Rattle, and Read

 

 

Two Right Feet presents a energetic, musical storytelling program for those ages 3 to 9 years old with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Meeting Room

 

 

Two Right Feet presents a energetic, musical storytelling program for those ages 3 to 9 years old with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday February 20, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bookmarkers Book Club

 

Bookmarkers Book Club for those 9 to 12 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl will be available in the children's room.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Bookmarkers Book Club for those 9 to 12 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl will be available in the children's room.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Thursday February 21, 2019
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Page Turners Book Club

 

Page Turners Book Club for those 6 to 9 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan will be available in the children's room.

 

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Page Turners Book Club for those 6 to 9 years old - Registration Required.

Multiple copies of Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan will be available in the children's room.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Friday February 22, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion series

Broken Harbor by Tana French (2012)

A gripping murder mystery set in post-recession Ireland addresses themes of domestic violence, class conflict, and cultural changes in the 21st-century.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Dr. Rebecca Troeger, Professor of English, at UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

Broken Harbor by Tana French (2012)

A gripping murder mystery set in post-recession Ireland addresses themes of domestic violence, class conflict, and cultural changes in the 21st-century.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Dr. Rebecca Troeger, Professor of English, at UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Saturday February 23, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lotta Legos

 

Dive into plastic containers filled with colorful building bricks and create a work of art.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Dive into plastic containers filled with colorful building bricks and create a work of art.  For children of all ages with an adult.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author talk: Richard Maule

Richard Maule’s novel, Moonlight Helmsman, brings to life one of the most amazing stories in our nation’s history. He was alone in dreaming it could be done, but on a moonlit night in 1862, the slave Robert Smalls stole the Confederate flagship and sailed off to freedom.

Award-winning author Richard Maule is a retired minister, motivational speaker, and all-around trouble-maker.  2017 recipient of 7 national awards for Historical Fiction, African American Literature, and Best First Novel.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Richard Maule’s novel, Moonlight Helmsman, brings to life one of the most amazing stories in our nation’s history. He was alone in dreaming it could be done, but on a moonlit night in 1862, the slave Robert Smalls stole the Confederate flagship and sailed off to freedom.

Award-winning author Richard Maule is a retired minister, motivational speaker, and all-around trouble-maker.  2017 recipient of 7 national awards for Historical Fiction, African American Literature, and Best First Novel.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday February 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Film: A Quiet Place

Rated PG13; 1 hr. 30 min.; 2018

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Rated PG13; 1 hr. 30 min.; 2018

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday February 26, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Scrabble Club - Please join us!  Use one of our boards or bring your own.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

Scrabble Club - Please join us!  Use one of our boards or bring your own.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Wednesday February 27, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The '38 Hurricane: a Rhode Island family's enduring legacy

Rhode Island-born journalist Tom Verde shares the story of his family's tragic loss during the devastating Hurricane of 1938 which swept along the New England coast on September 21.

Tom Verde is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Politico, the Boston Globe, AramcoWorld and on National Public Radio. A native of Providence, he now lives in Pawcatuck, CT.
CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Rhode Island-born journalist Tom Verde shares the story of his family's tragic loss during the devastating Hurricane of 1938 which swept along the New England coast on September 21.

Tom Verde is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Politico, the Boston Globe, AramcoWorld and on National Public Radio. A native of Providence, he now lives in Pawcatuck, CT.
CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday February 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday March 4, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday March 5, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday March 7, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday March 11, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Series

One Second After by William R. Forstchen (2009)

A story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages . . . A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP).

Pam Bedore, associate professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Activity Room

One Second After by William R. Forstchen (2009)

A story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages . . . A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP).

Pam Bedore, associate professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Tuesday March 12, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday March 14, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday March 18, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday March 19, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday March 21, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Friday March 22, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion series

West with the Night by Beryl Markham (1942)

Born in England, Beryl Markham would spend most of her life in East Africa as an adventurer, a racehorse trainer, and an aviatrix - she became the first person to fly nonstop from Europe to America, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic. Hers was indisputably a life full of adventure and beauty.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

This discussion will be led by Diane Barcelo, adjunct faculty member at UConn, Avery Point.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2
LOCATION: Conference Room

West with the Night by Beryl Markham (1942)

Born in England, Beryl Markham would spend most of her life in East Africa as an adventurer, a racehorse trainer, and an aviatrix - she became the first person to fly nonstop from Europe to America, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic. Hers was indisputably a life full of adventure and beauty.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

This discussion will be led by Diane Barcelo, adjunct faculty member at UConn, Avery Point.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x 2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Monday March 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday March 26, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday March 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Going to Extremes: a travel writer's most thrilling adventures

An adventure travel journalist for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles TimesThe Providence Journal and Huffington Post, Peter Mandel hunts his stories and photos in the world's far corners, including Antarctica, India, Egypt, Patagonia, the fjords of Norway, the mountain pathways of Japan, and the deserts of Africa. The author of ten books  Peter will show slides of his most extreme travel experiences.

Originally from Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, and a graduate of Middlebury College, Peter lives these days in Providence, R.I. with his wife, Kathy, and shelter cats, Emily and Cecil. 
 
CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Meeting Room

An adventure travel journalist for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles TimesThe Providence Journal and Huffington Post, Peter Mandel hunts his stories and photos in the world's far corners, including Antarctica, India, Egypt, Patagonia, the fjords of Norway, the mountain pathways of Japan, and the deserts of Africa. The author of ten books  Peter will show slides of his most extreme travel experiences.

Originally from Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, and a graduate of Middlebury College, Peter lives these days in Providence, R.I. with his wife, Kathy, and shelter cats, Emily and Cecil. 
 
CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday April 8, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday April 9, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday April 11, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday April 15, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday April 16, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday April 18, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Friday April 19, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
GOOD FRIDAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Sunday April 21, 2019
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
EASTER SUNDAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Monday April 22, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday April 23, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday April 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Friday April 26, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion series

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (2017)

Four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Lynne Rogers, Professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (2017)

Four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Lynne Rogers, Professor of English, UConn, will lead this discussion.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Monday April 29, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday April 30, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday May 2, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Monday May 6, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes children 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday May 7, 2019
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Baby Storytime

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Baby Storytime welcomes newborns - 18 months and their caregivers to participate in stories, rhymes, songs and fun!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Storytime

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT: Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3
LOCATION: Children's Room

 

Toddler Storytime welcomes toddlers 18 - 36 months and their caregivers to participate in songs, fingerplays, bounces and more!  Registration not required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Services
  860.444.5805 Ext. 3
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday May 9, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT: Children's Room  860-444-5805 ext 3
LOCATION: Activity Room

 

Preschool Storytime welcomes all 3 to 5 year olds to participate in an interactive storytime with a craft!  Registration not required, however space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  860.444.5805 ext 3
  

LOCATION: Activity Room

Wednesday May 22, 2019
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
DCF Foster Care
CONTACT: Ann R. Barry  860-885-2413  DCF, 2 Courthouse Square, Norwich, CT 06360
LOCATION: Conference Room
CONTACT:
  Ann R. Barry
  860.885.2413
  DCF, 2 Courthouse Square, Norwich, CT 06360

LOCATION: Conference Room

Friday May 24, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion Series

Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story. 

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Discussion led by Faye Ringel, Professor Emirata of Humanities, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)

A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story. 

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Discussion led by Faye Ringel, Professor Emirata of Humanities, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Monday May 27, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
MEMORIAL DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Friday June 28, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Daytime Book Discussion Series

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon (2014)

A fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Discussion led by Pam Bedore, Associate Professor of English, UConn.

CONTACT: Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2
LOCATION: Conference Room

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon (2014)

A fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age.

Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Discussion led by Pam Bedore, Associate Professor of English, UConn.

CONTACT:
  Information Desk
  860.444.5805, x2
  

LOCATION: Conference Room

Thursday July 4, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
JULY 4TH - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Monday September 2, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LABOR DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Monday October 14, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
COLUMBUS DAY - LIBRARY IS OPEN
Monday November 11, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
VETERAN'S DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Thursday November 28, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
THANKSGIVING DAY-LIBRARY CLOSED
Friday November 29, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LIBRARY IS OPEN
Tuesday December 24, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
CHRISTMAS EVE-OPEN 9 TO 1 PM
Wednesday December 25, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
CHRISTMAS DAY-LIBRARY CLOSED
Wednesday January 1, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
NEW YEAR'S DAY - LIBRARY CLOSED

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