With a stage and film career that spanned six decades, Katharine Hepburn is an American icon. Born and raised in Connecticut, Hepburn had a career in stage, film and television that reflected the changing role of women in broader society. The story of her life-long ties to Connecticut offers a complete picture of how Hepburn became the woman and the star she was. Presented by the CT Historical Society.
Join the Teen Advisory Board to help plan fun things to do at the library. Participating in TAB earns you service hours for school. See our Teen Volunteering page for more information.
This is a virtual event. Please register to receive the Zoom link.
Join us in the Community Room to browse table after table of lightly-used books, movies, and other items. Come early for the best choices! From 1:00 to 3:00 you can fill a bag for $5.00!
All proceeds from the sale go to the Friends of the Douglas Library, who provide funding for the library to host programs, provide museum passes, magazines, and more. Find out more information about the group here.
From colonial to modern times, how did Connecticans tie the knot? How did they celebrate? What did they wear? And how did some of our cherished wedding customs originate? This program uses CHS’s extensive collection of wedding clothing, accessories, photographs and prints to examine some of our ideas about what makes a “traditional” wedding, and what those traditions can reveal about how ideas about marriage have changed through the years. Presented by the CT Historical Society.
Make Music Day is a town-wide event presented by the Hebron Town Center Project. Local musicians perform at outdoor sites all across Hebron on one day between 2-8pm. It is actually a celebration of music around the world, held on the same day – the summer solstice – in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. Location within the building/town property is TBD.
Join us for our first teen summer reading program, cookie decorating! Stop by the library on the day of the event to pick up a cookie, icing, and decorations, then join us on Zoom at 4pm to show off your cookie decorating skills and compete with other teens!
Join us for our third teen summer reading program, tie dye! Stop by the library's back parking lot anytime between 3pm and 5pm to join us for tie dye! We will have some white shirts to tie dye available(shirts and sizes are first come first serve) or you can bring an item from home!