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Monday November 29, 2021
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Meditation

Virtual MeditationLearn the valuable life-skill of meditation to improve your mental and physical health. Join a weekly online meditation class for adults on Mondays at 11 AM. Beginners and new members always welcome! This class is drop-in friendly.

Registration is required for this free class guided by Certified Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher Johanne Vannelli.

To register, please email sarah@hchlibrary.org with your name and hometown. You will be sent a link for the class each week.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Virtual MeditationLearn the valuable life-skill of meditation to improve your mental and physical health. Join a weekly online meditation class for adults on Mondays at 11 AM. Beginners and new members always welcome! This class is drop-in friendly.

Registration is required for this free class guided by Certified Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher Johanne Vannelli.

To register, please email sarah@hchlibrary.org with your name and hometown. You will be sent a link for the class each week.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tween Time

Join Miss Coralie and Miss Emily for an afternoon of fun and games. We will play twister, human hungry hippos, Bingo, Head's Up! and More. Prizes for all! 

Grades 5-8. 

Registration requested. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-669-2342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 26 spaces available.

Join Miss Coralie and Miss Emily for an afternoon of fun and games. We will play twister, human hungry hippos, Bingo, Head's Up! and More. Prizes for all! 

Grades 5-8. 

Registration requested. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.669.2342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 26 spaces available.

Tuesday November 30, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 4 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Scrabble Club

Scrabble ClubTest your vocabulary and drop in for a friendly, casual game of Scrabble with fellow word-enthusiasts, weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Meetings are held in the Large Conference Room on the 2nd Floor.

There is no registration for this program for adults.

Masks are strongly encouraged for all guests, and unvaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated guests are required to wear a mask.

Questions? Call (860)669-2343 or email sarah@hchlibrary.org.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Large Conference Room

Scrabble ClubTest your vocabulary and drop in for a friendly, casual game of Scrabble with fellow word-enthusiasts, weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Meetings are held in the Large Conference Room on the 2nd Floor.

There is no registration for this program for adults.

Masks are strongly encouraged for all guests, and unvaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated guests are required to wear a mask.

Questions? Call (860)669-2343 or email sarah@hchlibrary.org.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Large Conference Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 10 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Publishing 101

Publishing 101You've finished writing, now what? Explore options for publishing, debunk common misconceptions, learn how to find beta readers, and have your questions answered at a workshop for adults with Author Margaret McNellis on Tues. 11/30 at 6 PM. Masks required.

Copies of the author's new novel, "The Red Fletch" will also be available after for purchase and signing after the program.

Registration required. Participation is available virtually and in-person. To sign up and select your preferences, complete the registration form below.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Publishing 101You've finished writing, now what? Explore options for publishing, debunk common misconceptions, learn how to find beta readers, and have your questions answered at a workshop for adults with Author Margaret McNellis on Tues. 11/30 at 6 PM. Masks required.

Copies of the author's new novel, "The Red Fletch" will also be available after for purchase and signing after the program.

Registration required. Participation is available virtually and in-person. To sign up and select your preferences, complete the registration form below.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Wednesday December 1, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Read to Bee the Therapy Dog

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-669-2342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.669.2342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Thursday December 2, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sign Language

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 19 spaces available.

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
ABC Amigos

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 25 spaces available.

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brain Games

Brain Games

Flex your brain muscles with board games, card games, puzzles, and activities at Brain Games!

Test your skills with trivia challenges and crossword puzzles, have fun with board games like Color Brain and Qwirkle, try some friendly competition with card games, or relax with some jigsaw puzzles and coloring books.

Join us in the Community Room on the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 PM - 4 PM for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Masks required. No registration.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Brain Games

Flex your brain muscles with board games, card games, puzzles, and activities at Brain Games!

Test your skills with trivia challenges and crossword puzzles, have fun with board games like Color Brain and Qwirkle, try some friendly competition with card games, or relax with some jigsaw puzzles and coloring books.

Join us in the Community Room on the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 PM - 4 PM for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Masks required. No registration.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Movers & Shakers

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-391-3197  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Play Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.391.3197
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Play Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Friday December 3, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories & More

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 21 spaces available.

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 21 spaces available.

Saturday December 4, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Crafts

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8603913197  cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8603913197
   cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Artist's Reception - Beautiful New England

Beautiful New England Michael Bilbow-Finucane is a Connecticut native artist and naturalist painter with a focus on all aspects of New England and marinescapes. His connection to nature and love for the local scenery is apparent in this vivid attention to detail, light, movement, and texture. With a goal to “respect and revere the natural world,” this self-taught artist enjoys plein air studies and borrows inspiration from his travels and the great Hudson River School masters. 

View Beautiful New England: The Oil Paintings of Michael Bilbow-Finucane on display at Henry Carter Hull Library during the month of December.

You’re Invited! Join us for a casual artist’s reception on Sat. 12/4 at 2 PM. No registration.

Learn more about the artist at: michaelbibowfinucane.org

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Beautiful New England Michael Bilbow-Finucane is a Connecticut native artist and naturalist painter with a focus on all aspects of New England and marinescapes. His connection to nature and love for the local scenery is apparent in this vivid attention to detail, light, movement, and texture. With a goal to “respect and revere the natural world,” this self-taught artist enjoys plein air studies and borrows inspiration from his travels and the great Hudson River School masters. 

View Beautiful New England: The Oil Paintings of Michael Bilbow-Finucane on display at Henry Carter Hull Library during the month of December.

You’re Invited! Join us for a casual artist’s reception on Sat. 12/4 at 2 PM. No registration.

Learn more about the artist at: michaelbibowfinucane.org

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Tuesday December 7, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 4 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 17 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 17 spaces available.

Wednesday December 8, 2021
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Virtual Chair Yoga

Virtual Chair YogaStretch and flex from a seated position with a live, guided, Virtual Chair Yoga class led by Instructor Amy de Lucia-Ferri on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 9 AM.

Take a break and learn some exercises that you can do from your desk or kitchen table to strengthen your core, increase your flexibility, and improve your blood circulation.

Registration required - To sign up, email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Virtual Chair YogaStretch and flex from a seated position with a live, guided, Virtual Chair Yoga class led by Instructor Amy de Lucia-Ferri on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 9 AM.

Take a break and learn some exercises that you can do from your desk or kitchen table to strengthen your core, increase your flexibility, and improve your blood circulation.

Registration required - To sign up, email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego WeDo 2.0

Hands-on, "minds-on" lego robot building and coding class.

Grades 1-4.

This in-person event will take place in our Community Room. Registration required. 

Masks required for all attendees. 

This program is generously sponsored by the Clinton Rotary Club. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Hands-on, "minds-on" lego robot building and coding class.

Grades 1-4.

This in-person event will take place in our Community Room. Registration required. 

Masks required for all attendees. 

This program is generously sponsored by the Clinton Rotary Club. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Read to Bee the Therapy Dog

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-669-2342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.669.2342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 2 spaces available.

Thursday December 9, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sign Language

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 22 spaces available.

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
ABC Amigos

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 25 spaces available.

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Movers & Shakers

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-391-3197  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Play Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.391.3197
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Play Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Friday December 10, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories & More

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 21 spaces available.

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Make Your Own Buttons

DIY ButtonsTeens, drop in after school on Fri. 12/10 between 3 PM - 5 PM to Make Your Own Buttons with Emily in the Teen Room. DIY your favorite designs!

No registration. Program for ages 12 - 17.

CONTACT: Emily Gaynier  (860)669-2342  emily@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Room

DIY ButtonsTeens, drop in after school on Fri. 12/10 between 3 PM - 5 PM to Make Your Own Buttons with Emily in the Teen Room. DIY your favorite designs!

No registration. Program for ages 12 - 17.

CONTACT:
  Emily Gaynier
  (860)669.2342
   emily@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Room

Saturday December 11, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Crafts

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8603913197  cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8603913197
   cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

Monday December 13, 2021
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing GroupJoin the Creative Writing Group on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 PM for a casual meetup for adults. Share what you’ve been writing (10 pages or less) and gain feedback from other local writers (2nd Monday of the month in the event of holiday/closure). All skill levels and writing genres are welcome.

No registration. Masks required.

Questions? Please email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Creative Writing GroupJoin the Creative Writing Group on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 PM for a casual meetup for adults. Share what you’ve been writing (10 pages or less) and gain feedback from other local writers (2nd Monday of the month in the event of holiday/closure). All skill levels and writing genres are welcome.

No registration. Masks required.

Questions? Please email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Tuesday December 14, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 9 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Get Real Non-Fiction Reading Group: Empire of Pain- The Secret History of the Sackler Family

Empire of Pain

Join us on Tuesday, December 14th at 1:00 pm in the HCH Community Room for a discussion of our December book selection: Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. This chilling and mesmerizing book examines the history of the Sackler family, including the founding of Purdue Pharma, their role in the marketing of pharmaceuticals, and the family's central role in the opioid epidemic.

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER and selected as a Barack Obama 2021 Summer Reading Book.  A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, from the prize-winning and bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe as featured in the HBO documentary Crime of the Century and Hulu's Dopestick.

Books are now available at the Reference Desk or by contacting cathleen@hchlibrary.org. There is no registration for this event and new readers are always welcome! 

CONTACT: Cathleen Cole   860-669-2342  cathleen@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Empire of Pain

Join us on Tuesday, December 14th at 1:00 pm in the HCH Community Room for a discussion of our December book selection: Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. This chilling and mesmerizing book examines the history of the Sackler family, including the founding of Purdue Pharma, their role in the marketing of pharmaceuticals, and the family's central role in the opioid epidemic.

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER and selected as a Barack Obama 2021 Summer Reading Book.  A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, from the prize-winning and bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe as featured in the HBO documentary Crime of the Century and Hulu's Dopestick.

Books are now available at the Reference Desk or by contacting cathleen@hchlibrary.org. There is no registration for this event and new readers are always welcome! 

CONTACT:
  Cathleen Cole 
  860.669.2342
   cathleen@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Baby & Me

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Playroom
There are 17 spaces available.

TurtleCome sing, bounce, read & play! 

Birth-24 months. Siblings welcome. 

Please register for each date individually. 

UPDATE: This in-person event will now take place in our playroom located in the Children's Room. Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Playroom

There are 17 spaces available.

Wednesday December 15, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
TED Talks: Connecting Over Common Ground

TED TalksInevitably, there are times when we don’t see eye to eye with the people in our lives. Sometimes, these differences lead to bad communication, or even broken relationships. By learning tools to identify the common ground between us, we can make choices that lead to more constructive conversations and better connections - Even when dealing with difficult topics and disagreements.

Explore and discuss these topics when we view a selection of engaging and informative TED Talks curated by Lynn Hidek on the theme of Connecting Over Common Ground.

Registration is required for this program on Wed. 12/15 at 10:30 AM. In-person and virtual participation is available. To sign up, please submit the form below. Masks are required for all guests.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

TED TalksInevitably, there are times when we don’t see eye to eye with the people in our lives. Sometimes, these differences lead to bad communication, or even broken relationships. By learning tools to identify the common ground between us, we can make choices that lead to more constructive conversations and better connections - Even when dealing with difficult topics and disagreements.

Explore and discuss these topics when we view a selection of engaging and informative TED Talks curated by Lynn Hidek on the theme of Connecting Over Common Ground.

Registration is required for this program on Wed. 12/15 at 10:30 AM. In-person and virtual participation is available. To sign up, please submit the form below. Masks are required for all guests.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Read to Bee the Therapy Dog

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-669-2342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Bee the DogBee, our favorite Therapy Dog, will join us on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one reading sessions. Reading to animals can boost a child's confidence, motivation, vocabulary, and fluency. Each week we will offer three, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with Bee in a quiet, calm, non-judgemental environment. After each session, readers will earn a new Brag Tag to proudly display on their backpack. 

Grades 1 & up! 

This event will take place in our Small Conference Room. Masks required for all participants. 


 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.669.2342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 3 spaces available.

Thursday December 16, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sign Language

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 21 spaces available.

American Sign Language taught through songs and stories with Jaye Carlson of Love2Sign. 

Birth-age 6. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
ABC Amigos

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 28 spaces available.

Join Aimee Dantas of ABC Amigos for an active Spanish class filled with songs, stories & fun!

Birth-age 6.

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
December Book Chat: Short Stories

Book ChatJoin us at this month’s Book Chat to discuss your latest reading faves and flops with fellow bibliophiles. Short on time? In December, we’ll talk about our favorite short stories. Guests will also have a chance to win a new book!

Don’t miss the next meeting of this reader’s discussion group for adults on Thurs. 12/16 at 1:00 PM. Registration is required for this in-person program – Sign up below.

Please note, all guests are required to wear a mask at this event.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Book ChatJoin us at this month’s Book Chat to discuss your latest reading faves and flops with fellow bibliophiles. Short on time? In December, we’ll talk about our favorite short stories. Guests will also have a chance to win a new book!

Don’t miss the next meeting of this reader’s discussion group for adults on Thurs. 12/16 at 1:00 PM. Registration is required for this in-person program – Sign up below.

Please note, all guests are required to wear a mask at this event.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Movers & Shakers

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-391-3197  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Play Room
There are 14 spaces available.

Movers & ShakersCome shake a shaker, wave a scarf, toss a bean bag, and dance to some toddler-approved recorded music. 

Age 18 months - 6 years. 

This event will be held in the Play Room. Masks required for ages 2 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.391.3197
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Play Room

There are 14 spaces available.

Friday December 17, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories & More

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8606692342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 22 spaces available.

Stories, music, and movement with Miss Coralie.

Best suited for ages 2-6. Siblings welcome. 

Please sign up for each date individually. This class will be held in our Community Room. 

Masks required for all guests age 2 & up indoors. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8606692342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 22 spaces available.

Saturday December 18, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Crafts

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams  8603913197  cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

Stop in the Children's Room on Saturday mornings and pick up a "Grab & Go" craft kit to take home. A different craft offered each week. Supplies limited.

Best suited for ages 3 & up. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams
  8603913197
   cwilliams9034@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: Henry Carter Hull Library

Monday December 20, 2021
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tween Time

Join Miss Coralie and Miss Emily for a fun afternoon decorating your very own mini gingerbread house. We will provide all the materials, you provide the imagination. 

Grades 5-8. 

Registration required. 

CONTACT: Coralie Williams   860-669-2342  coralie@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Join Miss Coralie and Miss Emily for a fun afternoon decorating your very own mini gingerbread house. We will provide all the materials, you provide the imagination. 

Grades 5-8. 

Registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Coralie Williams 
  860.669.2342
   coralie@hchlibrary.org 

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 18 spaces available.

Wednesday December 22, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Atlantic Discussion Group

The AtlanticSince its founding in 1857, The Atlantic magazine strives for “challenging assumptions and pursuing truth” through journalism with a focus on literature, art, and politics. Join us for a monthly discussion group every 4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM.

Monthly issues are available to participating discussion group members in digital, audio, and print (while supplies last) formats. Registration is required for this free program for adults. Participation is available virtually and in-person. To sign up and select your preferences, complete the registration form below.

Please note, all guests are required to wear a mask at this event.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

The AtlanticSince its founding in 1857, The Atlantic magazine strives for “challenging assumptions and pursuing truth” through journalism with a focus on literature, art, and politics. Join us for a monthly discussion group every 4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM.

Monthly issues are available to participating discussion group members in digital, audio, and print (while supplies last) formats. Registration is required for this free program for adults. Participation is available virtually and in-person. To sign up and select your preferences, complete the registration form below.

Please note, all guests are required to wear a mask at this event.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room


Thursday January 6, 2022
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brain Games

Brain Games

Flex your brain muscles with board games, card games, puzzles, and activities at Brain Games!

Test your skills with trivia challenges and crossword puzzles, have fun with board games like Color Brain and Qwirkle, try some friendly competition with card games, or relax with some jigsaw puzzles and coloring books.

Join us in the Community Room on the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 PM - 4 PM for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Masks required. No registration.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Brain Games

Flex your brain muscles with board games, card games, puzzles, and activities at Brain Games!

Test your skills with trivia challenges and crossword puzzles, have fun with board games like Color Brain and Qwirkle, try some friendly competition with card games, or relax with some jigsaw puzzles and coloring books.

Join us in the Community Room on the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 PM - 4 PM for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Masks required. No registration.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Wednesday January 12, 2022
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Virtual Chair Yoga

Virtual Chair YogaStretch and flex from a seated position with a live, guided, Virtual Chair Yoga class led by Instructor Amy de Lucia-Ferri on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 9 AM.

Take a break and learn some exercises that you can do from your desk or kitchen table to strengthen your core, increase your flexibility, and improve your blood circulation.

Registration required - To sign up, email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Virtual Chair YogaStretch and flex from a seated position with a live, guided, Virtual Chair Yoga class led by Instructor Amy de Lucia-Ferri on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 9 AM.

Take a break and learn some exercises that you can do from your desk or kitchen table to strengthen your core, increase your flexibility, and improve your blood circulation.

Registration required - To sign up, email: sarah@hchlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday January 13, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Fiction Book Club: The Rent Collector

The Rent Collector

Is your 2022 resolution to read more? Start the new year with a new book club! Starting in January, join us at 2 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Afternoon Fiction Book Club to review a different popular title each month.

On Thurs. 1/13, the group will discuss The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright. This award-winning novel takes us to the largest municipal waste dump in Cambodia where daily life involves scavenging, worry, and hope. An illuminating secret comes to light when shocking information about the community’s rent collector spreads, creating welcome opportunities for change and redemption.

Registration required for this in-person program – To sign up and/or request a copy of the book submit the form below. This book is also available as an eBook on Hoopla - Learn more at hchlibrary.org/hoopla.

CONTACT: Sarah Borgnis-Tobin  (860)669-2342  sarah@hchlibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room

The Rent Collector

Is your 2022 resolution to read more? Start the new year with a new book club! Starting in January, join us at 2 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Afternoon Fiction Book Club to review a different popular title each month.

On Thurs. 1/13, the group will discuss The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright. This award-winning novel takes us to the largest municipal waste dump in Cambodia where daily life involves scavenging, worry, and hope. An illuminating secret comes to light when shocking information about the community’s rent collector spreads, creating welcome opportunities for change and redemption.

Registration required for this in-person program – To sign up and/or request a copy of the book submit the form below. This book is also available as an eBook on Hoopla - Learn more at hchlibrary.org/hoopla.

CONTACT:
  Sarah Borgnis-Tobin
  (860)669.2342
   sarah@hchlibrary.org

LOCATION: Community Room



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