Monday July 27, 2020 - Sunday August 9, 2020
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Virtual Yoga with Lisa Katz (preschool and older)

Flyer for Lisa Katz Virtual Yoga

This video will be available July 27- August 9.
 
Welcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for children in preschool and older and will be available through August 9.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for Lisa Katz Virtual Yoga

This video will be available July 27- August 9.
 
Welcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for children in preschool and older and will be available through August 9.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online


Monday July 27, 2020 - Friday August 14, 2020
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Recording of John Muir: Father of Our National Parks

Flyer for Recording of John Muir: Father of Our National Parks

On Thursday, July 16, J.T. Turner performed John Muir: Father of Our National Parks live via Zoom for Storrs Library. J.T. and his organization The Actors Company generously agreed to allow this program to be recorded, and we're excited to present it to you! This video will be available from now through Friday, August 14. Please register below to access this recording.
 
John Muir was a brilliant inventor who became one of the world’s most recognized and impactful conservationists. His writings have inspired millions to take to the outdoors, and re-discover the beauty and importance of nature. Now, the father of our National Parks shares his personal story with you. Using passages from Muir's own works and a depth of research into his life and times, award-winning actor J.T Turner celebrates the life of this great American immigrant, philosopher, and writer. This dramatic virtual performance will transport you from Muir's childhood in Scotland, through his years as an engineer, inventor and explorer, to his fight to preserve the wilds of America.
 
The Actors Company’s J.T. Turner (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, IRNE Award winner) has toured theaters, museums, schools, historical sites, libraries, and events all over the U.S. with his original one-man shows, including "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin," “Shakespeare’s Ghost,” "Robert Frost, Light and Dark," "A Visit with C.S. Lewis," "Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol," “Washington Irving in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” “A Visit with Aesop,” and more. His original play “Within These Walls” was featured at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. J.T. is also a professional circus ringmaster, Qigong & TaiChi instructor, fight choreographer, and acting, accent and public speaking coach.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for Recording of John Muir: Father of Our National Parks

On Thursday, July 16, J.T. Turner performed John Muir: Father of Our National Parks live via Zoom for Storrs Library. J.T. and his organization The Actors Company generously agreed to allow this program to be recorded, and we're excited to present it to you! This video will be available from now through Friday, August 14. Please register below to access this recording.
 
John Muir was a brilliant inventor who became one of the world’s most recognized and impactful conservationists. His writings have inspired millions to take to the outdoors, and re-discover the beauty and importance of nature. Now, the father of our National Parks shares his personal story with you. Using passages from Muir's own works and a depth of research into his life and times, award-winning actor J.T Turner celebrates the life of this great American immigrant, philosopher, and writer. This dramatic virtual performance will transport you from Muir's childhood in Scotland, through his years as an engineer, inventor and explorer, to his fight to preserve the wilds of America.
 
The Actors Company’s J.T. Turner (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, IRNE Award winner) has toured theaters, museums, schools, historical sites, libraries, and events all over the U.S. with his original one-man shows, including "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin," “Shakespeare’s Ghost,” "Robert Frost, Light and Dark," "A Visit with C.S. Lewis," "Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol," “Washington Irving in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” “A Visit with Aesop,” and more. His original play “Within These Walls” was featured at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. J.T. is also a professional circus ringmaster, Qigong & TaiChi instructor, fight choreographer, and acting, accent and public speaking coach.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Wednesday July 29, 2020 - Wednesday August 26, 2020
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Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau Video Presentation

Flyer for Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau Video PresentationThis program will be available through August 26.

Join Storrs Library and Bay Path University Professor Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott, Ph.D. for our two-part program to discuss and reflect on Henry David Thoreau's classic book, Walden. Each program will have unique content. Join us for one or both sessions!

Available at your leisure is a prerecorded video presentation, "Lessons from Walden in the Age of Social Unrest and a Pandemic." Dr. Abbott will be discussing the themes of Walden and its continued relevance to our world today. The live virtual discussion with Dr. Abbott will be held on August 12. Click here for more information.

Register online to receive the video link, available now through August 26.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau Video PresentationThis program will be available through August 26.

Join Storrs Library and Bay Path University Professor Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott, Ph.D. for our two-part program to discuss and reflect on Henry David Thoreau's classic book, Walden. Each program will have unique content. Join us for one or both sessions!

Available at your leisure is a prerecorded video presentation, "Lessons from Walden in the Age of Social Unrest and a Pandemic." Dr. Abbott will be discussing the themes of Walden and its continued relevance to our world today. The live virtual discussion with Dr. Abbott will be held on August 12. Click here for more information.

Register online to receive the video link, available now through August 26.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

Friday July 31, 2020 - Friday August 14, 2020
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to the Library Fish
This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
 
Hello.  (Available July 31-August 14)
We are the Library fish and were very generously donated by the EDGERLY family.  We would love to hear you read us a story as we swim.

 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
 
Hello.  (Available July 31-August 14)
We are the Library fish and were very generously donated by the EDGERLY family.  We would love to hear you read us a story as we swim.

 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Saturday August 1, 2020 - Friday August 14, 2020
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 7

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Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 Paw Patrol Friend
5 Paper Clips
Something glittery and sticky
7 Golden Crowns
Something that measures
1 small marble
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 7

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 Paw Patrol Friend
5 Paper Clips
Something glittery and sticky
7 Golden Crowns
Something that measures
1 small marble
LOCATION: Online

Sunday August 2, 2020 - Saturday August 8, 2020
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In and Around Your Home Scavenger Hunt (week 8)

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This Scavenger Hunt is designed to teach your child/ren skills such as counting, sorting, organizing, and directions, among others.  Each week between now and August 9 we will provide a list of items that can be found in and around your house.
You will look for 1 of the first item, 2 of the second item, 3 of the third item, etc.
Have fun with this week’s list:
  1. - Bottle Ketchup
  2. - Sweaters
  3. - Clocks
  4. - Knees
  5. - Fingernails
  6. - Doorknobs
  7. - Books
  8. - Bowls
  9. - Towels
“Everything has a place and everything in its place.”
LOCATION: Outreach

Flyer for In and Around Your Home Scavenger Hunt

This Scavenger Hunt is designed to teach your child/ren skills such as counting, sorting, organizing, and directions, among others.  Each week between now and August 9 we will provide a list of items that can be found in and around your house.
You will look for 1 of the first item, 2 of the second item, 3 of the third item, etc.
Have fun with this week’s list:
  1. - Bottle Ketchup
  2. - Sweaters
  3. - Clocks
  4. - Knees
  5. - Fingernails
  6. - Doorknobs
  7. - Books
  8. - Bowls
  9. - Towels
“Everything has a place and everything in its place.”
LOCATION: Outreach

 
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Soil and Gardening Video with Hampden Hampshire Conservation District (toddlers-age 8)

Flyer for Soil and Gardening VideoJoin us to learn all about soil and what you can grow in it! Kathleen from the Hampden Hampshire Conservation District will lead us on an adventure to learn what lives beneath our feet and some of the wonderful things you can grow in the soil. You will even create a fun plant person of your very own! Fun for ages 8 and under. 


Please register to receive the video link. This video is available from August 2-August 8.
 
For more information on conservation and management of natural resources like farmland, woodland, wildlife management and farmland preservation visit http://hampdenhampshireconservation.org.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for Soil and Gardening VideoJoin us to learn all about soil and what you can grow in it! Kathleen from the Hampden Hampshire Conservation District will lead us on an adventure to learn what lives beneath our feet and some of the wonderful things you can grow in the soil. You will even create a fun plant person of your very own! Fun for ages 8 and under. 


Please register to receive the video link. This video is available from August 2-August 8.
 
For more information on conservation and management of natural resources like farmland, woodland, wildlife management and farmland preservation visit http://hampdenhampshireconservation.org.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Monday August 3, 2020 - Monday August 10, 2020
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Jungle Jim’s Virtual “Imagine Your Story” Balloon Magic Show (all ages)
Flyer for Jungle JimJoin Jungle Jim on a comical reading adventure! This engaging performer takes you on an incredible journey with balloons and magic right through your screen. An interactive and energetic program, Jungle Jim appeals to audiences of all ages and encourages viewers to participate in the fun.  

Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 3-August 10.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  It is also sponsored in part by the MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Jungle JimJoin Jungle Jim on a comical reading adventure! This engaging performer takes you on an incredible journey with balloons and magic right through your screen. An interactive and energetic program, Jungle Jim appeals to audiences of all ages and encourages viewers to participate in the fun.  

Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 3-August 10.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  It is also sponsored in part by the MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Monday August 3, 2020 - Sunday August 16, 2020
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Virtual Yoga with Lisa Katz (Grades K-5)

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Welcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for elementary aged chidlren and will be available through August 16.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for Virtual Yoga for Elementary

Welcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for elementary aged chidlren and will be available through August 16.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online


Tuesday August 4, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020
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Virtual Storytime: The Library Book

This recording is available August 4-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Library Book by Tom CHAPIN. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online

This recording is available August 4-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Library Book by Tom CHAPIN. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online


Wednesday August 5, 2020 - Tuesday August 11, 2020
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Virtual Art: Drawing with Michael CADY (week 11)
Flyer for Michael Cady Virtual ArtThis video will be available August 5-August 11.
 
Michael Cady will present a fun and informative Virtual Cartoon Class where you will explore different techniques and tips of cartooning.  Videos from the studio will provide instruction on drawing different characters, how to add words to cartoons, and what elements make our cartoons really stand out.  The goal of this series is to ‘jump start’ your imagination as well as give instruction and insight to the young cartoonist! If you love to draw, or just want to doodle, there will be something here for everyone!  Grab a pencil or pen, sit down and strap in-we are going to have some fun!
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
 
There are 12 Virtual Art with Michael CADY videos scheduled for release weekly through August 12!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Michael Cady Virtual ArtThis video will be available August 5-August 11.
 
Michael Cady will present a fun and informative Virtual Cartoon Class where you will explore different techniques and tips of cartooning.  Videos from the studio will provide instruction on drawing different characters, how to add words to cartoons, and what elements make our cartoons really stand out.  The goal of this series is to ‘jump start’ your imagination as well as give instruction and insight to the young cartoonist! If you love to draw, or just want to doodle, there will be something here for everyone!  Grab a pencil or pen, sit down and strap in-we are going to have some fun!
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
 
There are 12 Virtual Art with Michael CADY videos scheduled for release weekly through August 12!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Thursday August 6, 2020 - Wednesday August 12, 2020
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Virtual LEGO Challenge 18: Marble Run
Welcome to the Storrs LEGO Challenge Number 18: Marble Run!
 
This is a children’s activity, and families are encouraged to build together. Please email your pictures to rssdiscoveryroom@gmail.com by Wednesday, August 12. Pictures can include the progression of your build or the finished project. Please remember to have fun AND to protect the privacy of your child(ren) and your family. Pictures will be compiled and shared via the Storrs Library Facebook page.
LOCATION: Online
Welcome to the Storrs LEGO Challenge Number 18: Marble Run!
 
This is a children’s activity, and families are encouraged to build together. Please email your pictures to rssdiscoveryroom@gmail.com by Wednesday, August 12. Pictures can include the progression of your build or the finished project. Please remember to have fun AND to protect the privacy of your child(ren) and your family. Pictures will be compiled and shared via the Storrs Library Facebook page.
CONTACT:
  
  
   rssdiscoveryroom@gmail.com

LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual Teen Cooking Challenge: Butter

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Cooking can be a great way to relax

Every week through Aug. 13, Storrs Library is challenging you to use a combination of creativity and science to create a dish that either features or makes use of the ingredient of the week.
 
Once the dish has been created and plated to satisfaction, please take a picture and email it to the Library. Pictures will be compiled and shared via the Storrs Library Facebook page!
 
Challenges will remain active for 1 week. Remember to have fun and protect your privacy. 
 
Below are some links for your reference & Inspiration:
Epicurious
Alton Brown's Good Eats: the Return
Cooks vs. Cons
American Diner Revival
Worst Cooks in America
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for Teen Cooking Challenge: Butter

Cooking can be a great way to relax

Every week through Aug. 13, Storrs Library is challenging you to use a combination of creativity and science to create a dish that either features or makes use of the ingredient of the week.
 
Once the dish has been created and plated to satisfaction, please take a picture and email it to the Library. Pictures will be compiled and shared via the Storrs Library Facebook page!
 
Challenges will remain active for 1 week. Remember to have fun and protect your privacy. 
 
Below are some links for your reference & Inspiration:
LOCATION: Online

Friday August 7, 2020 - Friday August 14, 2020
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Bernie the Therapy Dog
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Bernie the Therapy DogThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Bernie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available August 7-14)
Bernie is a Therapy dog who visits the Storrs Library regularly. Bernie is always ready to lend a gentle ear,
and can spend hours listening to children read!  Please click the link so he can listen to you read today.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Bernie the Therapy DogThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Bernie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available August 7-14)
Bernie is a Therapy dog who visits the Storrs Library regularly. Bernie is always ready to lend a gentle ear,
and can spend hours listening to children read!  Please click the link so he can listen to you read today.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Saturday August 8, 2020 - Friday August 14, 2020
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 8

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 8

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
5 Feathers
1 Monster Truck
Something that opens a locked door
6 Colorful Circles
11 Wooden Beads
Something that fixes a mistake 
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 8

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
5 Feathers
1 Monster Truck
Something that opens a locked door
6 Colorful Circles
11 Wooden Beads
Something that fixes a mistake 
LOCATION: Online

Sunday August 9, 2020 - Saturday August 15, 2020
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Soil and Gardening Video with Hampden Hampshire Conservation District (age 8+)

Flyer for Soil and Gardening Join us to learn about the science of soil! Kathleen from the Hampden Hampshire Conservation District will lead you on an exploration of soil, explain the makeup of soil and what it keeps it healthy for our food to grow in! Complete with hands-on experiments, patrons ages 8 and up will learn amazing things about the world beneath their feet!  


Please register to receive the video link. This video is available from August 9-August 15.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Flyer for Soil and Gardening Join us to learn about the science of soil! Kathleen from the Hampden Hampshire Conservation District will lead you on an exploration of soil, explain the makeup of soil and what it keeps it healthy for our food to grow in! Complete with hands-on experiments, patrons ages 8 and up will learn amazing things about the world beneath their feet!  


Please register to receive the video link. This video is available from August 9-August 15.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday August 11, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020
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Virtual Storytime: Olivia

 

This recording is available August 11-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Olivia by Ian FALCONER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 

This recording is available August 11-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Olivia by Ian FALCONER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online

Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday August 12, 2020 - Tuesday August 18, 2020
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Virtual Art: Drawing with Michael CADY (week 12)
Flyer for Michael Cady Virtual ArtThis video will be available August 12-August 18.
 
Michael Cady will present a fun and informative Virtual Cartoon Class where you will explore different techniques and tips of cartooning.  Videos from the studio will provide instruction on drawing different characters, how to add words to cartoons, and what elements make our cartoons really stand out.  The goal of this series is to ‘jump start’ your imagination as well as give instruction and insight to the young cartoonist! If you love to draw, or just want to doodle, there will be something here for everyone!  Grab a pencil or pen, sit down and strap in-we are going to have some fun!
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
 
There are 12 Virtual Art with Michael CADY videos scheduled for release weekly through August 12!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Michael Cady Virtual ArtThis video will be available August 12-August 18.
 
Michael Cady will present a fun and informative Virtual Cartoon Class where you will explore different techniques and tips of cartooning.  Videos from the studio will provide instruction on drawing different characters, how to add words to cartoons, and what elements make our cartoons really stand out.  The goal of this series is to ‘jump start’ your imagination as well as give instruction and insight to the young cartoonist! If you love to draw, or just want to doodle, there will be something here for everyone!  Grab a pencil or pen, sit down and strap in-we are going to have some fun!
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
 
There are 12 Virtual Art with Michael CADY videos scheduled for release weekly through August 12!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday August 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau Discussion
Flyer for Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau DiscussionJoin Storrs Library and Bay Path University Professor Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott, Ph.D. for our two-part program to discuss and reflect on Henry David Thoreau's classic book, Walden. Each program will have unique content. Join us for one or both sessions!
 
We'll be meeting live with Dr. Abbott on Wednesday, August 12th at 10:00 to discuss the book's themes and learn how to apply some of the Thoreau's ideas to our personal lives. Bring your questions, insights, and other ideas to discuss! For more information on the video lecture, click here.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Reflecting on Walden and Thoreau DiscussionJoin Storrs Library and Bay Path University Professor Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott, Ph.D. for our two-part program to discuss and reflect on Henry David Thoreau's classic book, Walden. Each program will have unique content. Join us for one or both sessions!
 
We'll be meeting live with Dr. Abbott on Wednesday, August 12th at 10:00 to discuss the book's themes and learn how to apply some of the Thoreau's ideas to our personal lives. Bring your questions, insights, and other ideas to discuss! For more information on the video lecture, click here.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Friday August 14, 2020 - Thursday August 20, 2020
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Puzzle Stories: Stories on Social Awareness and Inclusion (ages 9-14)

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Storrs Library presents Virtual Puzzle Stories with storyteller Cindy Rivka Marshall. These multicultural stories present characters in predicaments that help children explore themes of respect and inclusion. Listeners will be invited to ponder the choices of the characters, discuss what they would do in various situations, and develop a sense of social awareness.
 
For more information on Cindy Rivka Marshall’s programming visit www.cindymarshall.com
 
Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 14-August 20.
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Flyer for Puzzle Stories with Cindy Rivka Marshall

Storrs Library presents Virtual Puzzle Stories with storyteller Cindy Rivka Marshall. These multicultural stories present characters in predicaments that help children explore themes of respect and inclusion. Listeners will be invited to ponder the choices of the characters, discuss what they would do in various situations, and develop a sense of social awareness.
 
For more information on Cindy Rivka Marshall’s programming visit www.cindymarshall.com
 
Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 14-August 20.
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Friday August 14, 2020 - Friday August 21, 2020
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Virtual Mr. Vinny at Home
Flyer for Mr. VinnyJoin Mr. ViNNY @ HOME with the Storrs Library's virtual show! Mr. ViNNY's show includes big bubbles, big puppets, little puppets, a doodle, shadow puppets storytelling and bad music! 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. It is also sponsored by the MOMS Club of Longmeadow.  
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Mr. VinnyJoin Mr. ViNNY @ HOME with the Storrs Library's virtual show! Mr. ViNNY's show includes big bubbles, big puppets, little puppets, a doodle, shadow puppets storytelling and bad music! 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. It is also sponsored by the MOMS Club of Longmeadow.  
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Saturday August 15, 2020
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Greek Mythology Virtual Escape Room

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This escape room is available from now until August 15, 2020.  

Looking for a fun challenge? Whether playing solo or with a team, Storrs Library invites you to try and complete the challenges set forth by the Greek Gods to earn a lifetime of riches! 

This virtual escape room is geared for ages 10 and older, but all are welcome to play. A special thank you to Ann Carpenter, Youth Services Librarian at the Brooks Free Library in Harwich, MA. for sharing this escape room with Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for Greek Mythology Virtual Escape Room

This escape room is available from now until August 15, 2020.  

Looking for a fun challenge? Whether playing solo or with a team, Storrs Library invites you to try and complete the challenges set forth by the Greek Gods to earn a lifetime of riches! 

This virtual escape room is geared for ages 10 and older, but all are welcome to play. A special thank you to Ann Carpenter, Youth Services Librarian at the Brooks Free Library in Harwich, MA. for sharing this escape room with Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online


 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 1

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 1

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
5 Screws
5 Crayons
1 Blue Boot
2 Twos
1 Purple Ring
Something that Moos
Something that Clucks
Something to share your eyes
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 1

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
5 Screws
5 Crayons
1 Blue Boot
2 Twos
1 Purple Ring
Something that Moos
Something that Clucks
Something to share your eyes
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 2

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 2

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
4 Minnie Mouse Faces
4 Letter Cubes
1 Yellow Highlighter
2 Triangles
1 Mario
2 Wooden Pencils
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 2

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
4 Minnie Mouse Faces
4 Letter Cubes
1 Yellow Highlighter
2 Triangles
1 Mario
2 Wooden Pencils
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 3

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 3

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 thing that cleans your hands
Something that helps you cut
2 dogs
4 golden game pieces 
A rainbow of colors (not in order)
2 pieces of purple chalk 
3 building blocks 
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 3

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 thing that cleans your hands
Something that helps you cut
2 dogs
4 golden game pieces 
A rainbow of colors (not in order)
2 pieces of purple chalk 
3 building blocks 
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 4

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 4

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
$0.35
6 Binder Clips
2 things that swim in the ocean 
3 Yellow Push Pins
1 Sweet Treat
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 4

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
$0.35
6 Binder Clips
2 things that swim in the ocean 
3 Yellow Push Pins
1 Sweet Treat
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 5

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 5

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
4 Pink Bandages
2 AAA Batteries
Something that helps you measure
Something that helps you see up close
1 Green Pencil Sharpener
3 Construction Vehicles
4 Rubber Bands
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 5

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
4 Pink Bandages
2 AAA Batteries
Something that helps you measure
Something that helps you see up close
1 Green Pencil Sharpener
3 Construction Vehicles
4 Rubber Bands
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual I Spy Challenge 6

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 6

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 Library Card
X Marks the Spot
3 Paint Brushes
Something that helps take out staples
Something that cuts
1 Ball of Yarn
1 Yellow School Bus
LOCATION: Online

Flyer for I Spy Challenge 6

Click on the picture to blow it up in another window, then see if you can find the following:
1 Library Card
X Marks the Spot
3 Paint Brushes
Something that helps take out staples
Something that cuts
1 Ball of Yarn
1 Yellow School Bus
LOCATION: Online

 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Frankie the Great Pyrenees
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Frankie the Great PyreneesThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Frankie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available June 26-August 14)
Hi! My name is Frankie. I am originally from Texas, but Miss Jean and her family adopted me when I was 6 months old. I like running, jumping around in the snow, playing with friends and hanging out at the Library. I would love to listen to your stories today!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Frankie the Great PyreneesThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Frankie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available June 26-August 14)
Hi! My name is Frankie. I am originally from Texas, but Miss Jean and her family adopted me when I was 6 months old. I like running, jumping around in the snow, playing with friends and hanging out at the Library. I would love to listen to your stories today!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Frigo the Therapy Dog
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Frigo the Therapy DogThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Frigo will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available July 10-August 14)
Frigo is a Bright Spots Therapy dog who visits the Storrs Library regularly. Frigo is always ready to lend a gentle ear,
and can spend hours listening to children read!  Please click the link so he can listen to you read today.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Frigo the Therapy DogThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Frigo will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available July 10-August 14)
Frigo is a Bright Spots Therapy dog who visits the Storrs Library regularly. Frigo is always ready to lend a gentle ear,
and can spend hours listening to children read!  Please click the link so he can listen to you read today.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Manny the Boxer
This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Hi! I’m Manny, Manny Pack-i-bow.  (Available July 17-August 14)
I am a boxer.  But don’t worry, I am a snuggler, not a fighter.  I love to play, run, and be with my family.  I am only 1 year old.  I love to take naps. Read me a story to help me go to sleep!

 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Hi! I’m Manny, Manny Pack-i-bow.  (Available July 17-August 14)
I am a boxer.  But don’t worry, I am a snuggler, not a fighter.  I love to play, run, and be with my family.  I am only 1 year old.  I love to take naps. Read me a story to help me go to sleep!

 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Piper the Bunny

This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
 
Piper is a black & white rabbit who enjoys napping, eating carrots and listening to children read! (Available July 3-August 14)
So go ahead and press play and read as many stories as you want, Piper will love it.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

This is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
 
Piper is a black & white rabbit who enjoys napping, eating carrots and listening to children read! (Available July 3-August 14)
So go ahead and press play and read as many stories as you want, Piper will love it.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the Westie
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the WestieThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the second video of Rosie sitting and listening intently while you read! (Available July24 -August 14)
Rosie is a scruffy little Westie mix who is always ready to play, read, go for walks, and perform tricks. She is eager to listen to your stories today! You may see her listening intently, looking around, wagging her tail, or sitting up at an interesting part of the story. So press play as many times as you want, Rosie is always ready to hear another story!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the WestieThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the second video of Rosie sitting and listening intently while you read! (Available July24 -August 14)
Rosie is a scruffy little Westie mix who is always ready to play, read, go for walks, and perform tricks. She is eager to listen to your stories today! You may see her listening intently, looking around, wagging her tail, or sitting up at an interesting part of the story. So press play as many times as you want, Rosie is always ready to hear another story!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Virtual Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the Westie
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the WestieThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Rosie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available June 19-August 14)
Rosie is a scruffy little Westie mix who is always ready to play, read, go for walks, and perform tricks.  She is eager to listen to your stories today!  You may see her listening to you intently while she grooms herself, wagging her tail, or sitting up at an interesting part of the story.  So press play as many times as you want, Rosie is always ready to hear another story!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Flyer for Pet Pals: Read to Rosie the WestieThis is a virtual "Read to a Pet" storytime featuring pets that belong to Library Staff.  Children play the video, then sit and read to a furry friend.  We will feature a new friend every couple weeks or so, but old friends will still be available to read to until August 14.
 
Play the video and Rosie will sit and listen intently while you read! (Available June 19-August 14)
Rosie is a scruffy little Westie mix who is always ready to play, read, go for walks, and perform tricks.  She is eager to listen to your stories today!  You may see her listening to you intently while she grooms herself, wagging her tail, or sitting up at an interesting part of the story.  So press play as many times as you want, Rosie is always ready to hear another story!
LOCATION: YouTube Channel


Monday August 17, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020
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Virtual Yoga with Lisa Katz (Tweens and Teens)
Flyer for Virtual Yoga for Tweens and TeensWelcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for tweens and teens and will be available through August 31.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online
Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Virtual Yoga for Tweens and TeensWelcome to Virtual Yoga with Lisa KATZ, where you will get an in-studio experience in the comfort of your own home. This program is geared for tweens and teens and will be available through August 31.
Please register to receive the video link.
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library.
LOCATION: Online

Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Monday August 17, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Cookbook Club

Flyer for August Virtual Cookbook ClubLove to cook? Join us for Virtual Cookbook Club! We will be sharing our experiences cooking recipes from the Marcus Samuelsson website. Novice cooks are welcome! You are welcome to list a recipe when registering, but there is no need to do so as with our previous Cookbook Club meetings.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for August Virtual Cookbook ClubLove to cook? Join us for Virtual Cookbook Club! We will be sharing our experiences cooking recipes from the Marcus Samuelsson website. Novice cooks are welcome! You are welcome to list a recipe when registering, but there is no need to do so as with our previous Cookbook Club meetings.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday August 18, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020
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Virtual Storytime: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

 

This recording is available August 18-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill MARTIN, Jr. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 

This recording is available August 18-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill MARTIN, Jr. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online

Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday August 19, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Short Skirts, Oh My! A History of Women's Rights

Flyer for Short Skirts, Oh My! A History of Women's RightsJoin Storrs Library and Anne Barrett for a journey through the history of women's rights in the United States. When Abigail Adams begged her husband to "remember the ladies" in drafting a new code of laws, John wrote back that he "could not but laugh" at her extraordinary suggestion. Less than 150 years later, women were working, voting, and experiencing the first taste of freedoms unheard of just a generation earlier. We'll trace the exciting social and historical milestones in the fight for women's rights.

Since childhood, Anne Barrett has had a flair for the dramatic. Public speaking, acting, and writing have been her constant companions. For over 10 years, Anne has researched, written, and produced her own lectures and performances with a focus on educating and entertaining audiences. As a newspaper history columnist and publisher of the Topsfield Historical Society's news magazine Local Lore, she's dedicated to making history interesting for audiences.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for Short Skirts, Oh My! A History of Women's RightsJoin Storrs Library and Anne Barrett for a journey through the history of women's rights in the United States. When Abigail Adams begged her husband to "remember the ladies" in drafting a new code of laws, John wrote back that he "could not but laugh" at her extraordinary suggestion. Less than 150 years later, women were working, voting, and experiencing the first taste of freedoms unheard of just a generation earlier. We'll trace the exciting social and historical milestones in the fight for women's rights.

Since childhood, Anne Barrett has had a flair for the dramatic. Public speaking, acting, and writing have been her constant companions. For over 10 years, Anne has researched, written, and produced her own lectures and performances with a focus on educating and entertaining audiences. As a newspaper history columnist and publisher of the Topsfield Historical Society's news magazine Local Lore, she's dedicated to making history interesting for audiences.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Friday August 21, 2020 - Friday August 28, 2020
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Harmony at Home with Renee Coro 3

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This recording is available from Aug 21, 2020-Aug 28, 2020.

Join Miss Renee from Harmonious Happenings for a virtual music and movement session streamed into your living room! Come sing and dance to your favorite songs as we play together fostering your child’s development and emotional needs during this time at home. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.  

This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Flyer for Harmony at Home 3

This recording is available from Aug 21, 2020-Aug 28, 2020.

Join Miss Renee from Harmonious Happenings for a virtual music and movement session streamed into your living room! Come sing and dance to your favorite songs as we play together fostering your child’s development and emotional needs during this time at home. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.  

This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Friday August 21, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
AAA Educational Programs Present: Car Seats 101 & Child Vehicle Safety

Whether you are a parent, grandparent or caregiver, there is a lot to know about the many varieties of child safety seats on the market: which models will meet the needs of your child and can be installed and used properly in the vehicle you drive? This presentation covers critical information you need to know about choosing a car seat, when it’s time to transition, and how to install car seats properly.
 
To join our ZOOM chat, you will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
If you are new to videoconferencing and web chats, please download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps to take to safeguard your Online privacy. If you are new to Zoom, here are some of their short videos to help get you started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
Register in Advance. Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.
LOCATION: Zoom

Whether you are a parent, grandparent or caregiver, there is a lot to know about the many varieties of child safety seats on the market: which models will meet the needs of your child and can be installed and used properly in the vehicle you drive? This presentation covers critical information you need to know about choosing a car seat, when it’s time to transition, and how to install car seats properly.
 
To join our ZOOM chat, you will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
If you are new to videoconferencing and web chats, please download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps to take to safeguard your Online privacy. If you are new to Zoom, here are some of their short videos to help get you started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
Register in Advance. Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.
LOCATION: Zoom


Monday August 24, 2020 - Sunday August 30, 2020
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Virtual Friends Forever Concert with Cheryl Melody (Preschool- age 8)

Flyer for Virtual Friends Forever Concert with Cheryl Melody

Cheryl Melody presents the virtual Friends Forever Concert for children from preschool through age eight. Children will experience and enjoy storytelling, singing and movement with a focus on inclusion, friendship, teamwork, love, caring, sharing, manners, respect, and communication. This is an educational concert that emphasizes the positive influence of words, actions, thoughts and feelings, and a communication catalyst for home discussion.
 
For more information on Cheryl Melody’s books, albums, programming and resources, visit cherylmelody.com/. 
 
Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 24-August 30.
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel
Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Flyer for Virtual Friends Forever Concert with Cheryl Melody

Cheryl Melody presents the virtual Friends Forever Concert for children from preschool through age eight. Children will experience and enjoy storytelling, singing and movement with a focus on inclusion, friendship, teamwork, love, caring, sharing, manners, respect, and communication. This is an educational concert that emphasizes the positive influence of words, actions, thoughts and feelings, and a communication catalyst for home discussion.
 
For more information on Cheryl Melody’s books, albums, programming and resources, visit cherylmelody.com/. 
 
Please register to receive the video link. This program is available from August 24-August 30.
 
This program is sponsored by The MOMS Club of Longmeadow.
LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday August 25, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020
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Virtual Storytime: While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

 

This recording is available August 25-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat by Amy REICHERT. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

 

This recording is available August 25-31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat by Amy REICHERT. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: Online

Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday August 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Novel Knitters Online

Flyer for August Novel Knitters OnlineJoin Novel Knitters online for an online meeting! Knitters and crocheters of all levels of expertise are welcome to join us. Bring your projects to work on and share with the group. New members are welcome!

We will use the Jitsi Meet platform for our group time. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Jitsi Meet? Download our Jitsi Meet Cheat Sheet which can help you get started. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.

Register in Advance.  You will receive a link to join the meeting shortly before the program begins.

LOCATION: Online

Flyer for August Novel Knitters OnlineJoin Novel Knitters online for an online meeting! Knitters and crocheters of all levels of expertise are welcome to join us. Bring your projects to work on and share with the group. New members are welcome!

We will use the Jitsi Meet platform for our group time. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Jitsi Meet? Download our Jitsi Meet Cheat Sheet which can help you get started. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.

Register in Advance.  You will receive a link to join the meeting shortly before the program begins.

LOCATION: Online


Thursday August 27, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fall in Love with Tour de France

Flyer for Fall in Love with Tour de France

Join Storrs Library for an historic look at the Tour de France with our own Christina Uss! We'll discuss some of the most exciting high points since 1903, what to watch in this year's race, and why this 2,000+-mile race still captivates cycling fans around the world annually. This year's race was postponed from the spring and now will run from August 29 - September 20, 2020.

Storrs library assistant and children’s book author Christina Uss is excited to take you on a ride through the 117-year history of this epic race. She’s been a Tour de France fan for decades, sneakily working the nicknames of famous Tour riders into her first book, The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle. Christina can’t wait to talk to you about The Cannibal.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for Fall in Love with Tour de France

Join Storrs Library for an historic look at the Tour de France with our own Christina Uss! We'll discuss some of the most exciting high points since 1903, what to watch in this year's race, and why this 2,000+-mile race still captivates cycling fans around the world annually. This year's race was postponed from the spring and now will run from August 29 - September 20, 2020.

Storrs library assistant and children’s book author Christina Uss is excited to take you on a ride through the 117-year history of this epic race. She’s been a Tour de France fan for decades, sneakily working the nicknames of famous Tour riders into her first book, The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle. Christina can’t wait to talk to you about The Cannibal.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Monday August 31, 2020
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Angus and the Cat Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Angus and the Cat Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available from June 18 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Angus and the Cat written and illustrated by Marjorie Flack. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Sunburst/Farrar, Straus and Giroux a division of Macmillian. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for Angus and the Cat Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available from June 18 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Angus and the Cat written and illustrated by Marjorie Flack. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Sunburst/Farrar, Straus and Giroux a division of Macmillian. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

 
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Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Click, Clack, Moo Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available from April 21 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Shuster Books for Young Readers. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for Click, Clack, Moo Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available from April 21 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Shuster Books for Young Readers. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

 
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Going Places Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Going Places Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 14 - August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Going Places written by Peter H. Reynolds and Paul Reynolds and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Atheneum Books for Young Readers, part of Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for Going Places Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 14 - August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Going Places written by Peter H. Reynolds and Paul Reynolds and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Atheneum Books for Young Readers, part of Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Mae Among the Stars Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Mae Among the Stars Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 21- August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Mae Among the Stars written by Roda AHMED and illustrated by Stasia BURRINGTON. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for Mae Among the Stars Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 21- August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Mae Among the Stars written by Roda AHMED and illustrated by Stasia BURRINGTON. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Strega Nona Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Virtual Storytime Strega NonaThis recording is available July 7 - August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Strega Nona: an original tale written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for Virtual Storytime Strega NonaThis recording is available July 7 - August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Strega Nona: an original tale written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Superdog: Heart of a Hero Virtual Storytime

This recording is available June 9-August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Superdog: Heart of a Hero written and illustrated by Caralyn & Mark BUEHNER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

This recording is available June 9-August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Superdog: Heart of a Hero written and illustrated by Caralyn & Mark BUEHNER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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The Doghouse Virtual Storytime

Flyer for The Doghouse Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 18 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Doghouse written and illustrated by Jan Thomas. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harcourt Book Publishers. This recording will be available until June 30, 2020.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for The Doghouse Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 18 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Doghouse written and illustrated by Jan Thomas. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harcourt Book Publishers. This recording will be available until June 30, 2020.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

 
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The Rough Patch Virtual Storytime

Flyer for The Rough Patch Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 28- September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Rough Patch written and illustrated by Brian LIES. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Greenwillow Books an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

Flyer for The Rough Patch Virtual StorytimeThis recording is available July 28- September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Rough Patch written and illustrated by Brian LIES. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Greenwillow Books an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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The Story of Ferdinand Virtual Storytime

Flyer for The Story of Ferdinand Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 21 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Story of Ferdinand written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Grosset & Dunlap /Viking/a division of Penguin Publishing. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for The Story of Ferdinand Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 21 until August 31, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of The Story of Ferdinand written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Grosset & Dunlap /Viking/a division of Penguin Publishing. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

Monday August 31, 2020 - Wednesday September 9, 2020
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A Giraffe and a Half Virtual Storytime

Flyer for A Giraffe and a HalfThis recording is available from April 21 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of A Giraffe and a Half written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for A Giraffe and a HalfThis recording is available from April 21 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of A Giraffe and a Half written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books.  

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

 
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Fox and the Bike Ride Virtual Storytime

This recording is available June 16-September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Fox and the Bike Ride written and illustrated by Corey TABOR. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

This recording is available June 16-September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Fox and the Bike Ride written and illustrated by Corey TABOR. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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Goodnight Moon Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Goodnight Moon Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 18 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Goodnight Moon written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Book Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for Goodnight Moon Virtual Storytime

This recording is available from April 18 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Goodnight Moon written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Book Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

 
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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Virtual Storytime

Flyer for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

This recording is available from April 18 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble written and illustrated by William Steig. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel
There are many spaces available.

Flyer for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

This recording is available from April 18 - September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble written and illustrated by William Steig. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Children's Books. 

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording. 

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday September 1, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: The Netherlands: Land of Wind, Water and Wildlife (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for The NetherlandsJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for The Netherlands: Land of Wind, Water and Wildlife. To many, windmills are the iconic symbol of the Netherlands. For many centuries, the Dutch have controlled the flow of water with dykes and windmills in order to reclaim land from the sea. In more recent years, they have added vast storm barriers to protect their population from stronger storms and higher seas. While much of the land is engineered, there have been great efforts to protect the nature that remains. From year round and migratory birds to mammals, butterflies and flowers, signs of nature can be found in surprising abundance across the grasslands, forests, wetlands and seashores. Join us for a tour of the history and amazing wildlife of the Netherlands.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for The NetherlandsJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for The Netherlands: Land of Wind, Water and Wildlife. To many, windmills are the iconic symbol of the Netherlands. For many centuries, the Dutch have controlled the flow of water with dykes and windmills in order to reclaim land from the sea. In more recent years, they have added vast storm barriers to protect their population from stronger storms and higher seas. While much of the land is engineered, there have been great efforts to protect the nature that remains. From year round and migratory birds to mammals, butterflies and flowers, signs of nature can be found in surprising abundance across the grasslands, forests, wetlands and seashores. Join us for a tour of the history and amazing wildlife of the Netherlands.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Wednesday September 2, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Older & Wiser Driver
Flyer for The Older & Wiser DriverJoin Storrs Library and AAA’s John Paul as he discusses practical tips older adults can use to compensate for the physical changes that come with aging. Traffic safety awareness is vital for drivers of all ages, but older drivers experience changes that can affect one’s driving ability - changes in vision, cognition, reaction time, and flexibility. The tips and assessment tools presented aim at keeping seniors behind the wheel for as long as possible, as safely as possible. You'll have the opportunity to discuss driver evaluation tools and proposed changes in driving laws for seniors. Bring your questions!

John Paul began his career as an automotive technician and maintains his ASE Master Automotive Certification. He is president of the New England Motor Press Association, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International), chairman of several vocational school automotive advisory boards, and an advisor to the AAA National Automotive Engineering board. He is an active writer, contributing columns to newspapers and websites, and has written thousands of articles for AAA, weekly newspapers, and automotive publications.

In addition to his automotive expertise  John is also passionate about transportation safety. Working as a lead instructor for AAA’s Driver Improvement Program John helps educate drivers about safe vehicle operation and as a Child Passenger Safety instructor helping care givers keep children safe while traveling.

We'll be using Zoom for this presentation. You'll need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You'll receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for The Older & Wiser DriverJoin Storrs Library and AAA’s John Paul as he discusses practical tips older adults can use to compensate for the physical changes that come with aging. Traffic safety awareness is vital for drivers of all ages, but older drivers experience changes that can affect one’s driving ability - changes in vision, cognition, reaction time, and flexibility. The tips and assessment tools presented aim at keeping seniors behind the wheel for as long as possible, as safely as possible. You'll have the opportunity to discuss driver evaluation tools and proposed changes in driving laws for seniors. Bring your questions!

John Paul began his career as an automotive technician and maintains his ASE Master Automotive Certification. He is president of the New England Motor Press Association, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International), chairman of several vocational school automotive advisory boards, and an advisor to the AAA National Automotive Engineering board. He is an active writer, contributing columns to newspapers and websites, and has written thousands of articles for AAA, weekly newspapers, and automotive publications.

In addition to his automotive expertise  John is also passionate about transportation safety. Working as a lead instructor for AAA’s Driver Improvement Program John helps educate drivers about safe vehicle operation and as a Child Passenger Safety instructor helping care givers keep children safe while traveling.

We'll be using Zoom for this presentation. You'll need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You'll receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Wednesday September 9, 2020
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My Cats Nick & Nora Virtual Storytime

This recording is available June 23-September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of My Cats Nick & Nora written and illustrated by Isabelle HARPER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel

This recording is available June 23-September 9, 2020.

Please join us for a virtual read-aloud of My Cats Nick & Nora written and illustrated by Isabelle HARPER. This reading is with permission from and thanks to Harper Collins Publishers.

Please register to receive the link to the Richard Salter Storrs Library YouTube Channel recording.

LOCATION: YouTube Channel


 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sheryl Faye Presents Susan B Anthony

Flyer for Sheryl Faye Presents Susan B AnthonySusan B. Anthony was a women’s rights activist, and she devoted her life to racial, gender, and educational equality. She is one of the most famous women in American history: she played a prominent role in the women’s suffrage movement; the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote; and she also was in support of women’s labor organizations and for a woman’s right to own property.

Join Storrs Library for an historical portrayal by Sheryl Faye of this monumental woman. In 2020, we celebrate not only 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we’re also celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday!

This is a prerecorded performance available from 2:00-4:30 only. The video is about 45 minutes long, so be sure to allow yourself enough time to watch the entire video because it will automatically turn off at 4:30. A link and password will be emailed to registrants the day of the program.

LOCATION: Online

Flyer for Sheryl Faye Presents Susan B AnthonySusan B. Anthony was a women’s rights activist, and she devoted her life to racial, gender, and educational equality. She is one of the most famous women in American history: she played a prominent role in the women’s suffrage movement; the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote; and she also was in support of women’s labor organizations and for a woman’s right to own property.

Join Storrs Library for an historical portrayal by Sheryl Faye of this monumental woman. In 2020, we celebrate not only 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we’re also celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday!

This is a prerecorded performance available from 2:00-4:30 only. The video is about 45 minutes long, so be sure to allow yourself enough time to watch the entire video because it will automatically turn off at 4:30. A link and password will be emailed to registrants the day of the program.

LOCATION: Online


Thursday September 10, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Virtual Bike & Pedestrian Safety with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Children)
Flyer for Virtual Bike and Pedestrian SafetyThis virtual presentation for children and families stresses the importance of wearing a helmet, staying visible, using hand signals, safe places to ride and walk, and teaches the laws and rules of the road. This can also be adapted to focus on safety concerns regarding routes and infrastructure in specific communities.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual Bike and Pedestrian SafetyThis virtual presentation for children and families stresses the importance of wearing a helmet, staying visible, using hand signals, safe places to ride and walk, and teaches the laws and rules of the road. This can also be adapted to focus on safety concerns regarding routes and infrastructure in specific communities.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Friday September 11, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kanopy Film Series

Flyer for September Kanopy Film SeriesStorrs Library is pleased to present our new online film discussion series. We'll be making monthly selections that are available on our digital platform, Kanopy. All you need to get started is your library card! Kanopy has a fantastic collection of documentaries, foreign films, and popular movies that we'll be exploring. Watch the film at home on your own schedule, and then join us online for a live discussion.

This month's featured film is Return to the Wild: The Chris McCandless Story. We'll be meeting on Friday, September 11 at 10:30 to discuss it.

LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for September Kanopy Film SeriesStorrs Library is pleased to present our new online film discussion series. We'll be making monthly selections that are available on our digital platform, Kanopy. All you need to get started is your library card! Kanopy has a fantastic collection of documentaries, foreign films, and popular movies that we'll be exploring. Watch the film at home on your own schedule, and then join us online for a live discussion.

This month's featured film is Return to the Wild: The Chris McCandless Story. We'll be meeting on Friday, September 11 at 10:30 to discuss it.

LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday September 15, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual Forum with Senator Lesser

Flyer for Virtual Forum with Senator LesserJoin Storrs Library for an open discussion online with State Senator Eric Lesser of First Hampden and Hampshire District. Senator Lesser will be discussing current issues affecting our community, and taking questions from audience members.

We'll be using Zoom for this presentation. You'll need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.

Register in advance.  You'll receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.

 

LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for Virtual Forum with Senator LesserJoin Storrs Library for an open discussion online with State Senator Eric Lesser of First Hampden and Hampshire District. Senator Lesser will be discussing current issues affecting our community, and taking questions from audience members.

We'll be using Zoom for this presentation. You'll need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.

Register in advance.  You'll receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.

 

LOCATION: Zoom


Thursday September 17, 2020
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

Over the past century, Grand Central Terminal has captivated people from around the world with its architectural beauty, unique brick and mortar eateries, and endless transit possibilities. It’s also full of secrets! Join the Longmeadow Adult Center and Storrs Library as we embark on a pre-recorded virtual exploration of Grand Central Terminal, one of the most beautiful and famous train terminals on Earth. Led by NYC Tour Guide Gary Dennis and New York Adventure Club.

This is a prerecorded performance available from 12:30-4:30 only. The link to join will be emailed to registrants the day of the program.

LOCATION: Online

Over the past century, Grand Central Terminal has captivated people from around the world with its architectural beauty, unique brick and mortar eateries, and endless transit possibilities. It’s also full of secrets! Join the Longmeadow Adult Center and Storrs Library as we embark on a pre-recorded virtual exploration of Grand Central Terminal, one of the most beautiful and famous train terminals on Earth. Led by NYC Tour Guide Gary Dennis and New York Adventure Club.

This is a prerecorded performance available from 12:30-4:30 only. The link to join will be emailed to registrants the day of the program.

LOCATION: Online


Monday September 21, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Cookbook Club

Flyer for September Virtual Cookbook ClubLove to cook? Join us for Virtual Cookbook Club! We will be sharing our experiences cooking recipes from the Janny de Moor website. Novice cooks are welcome! You are welcome to list a recipe when registering, but there is no need to do so as with our previous Cookbook Club meetings.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for September Virtual Cookbook ClubLove to cook? Join us for Virtual Cookbook Club! We will be sharing our experiences cooking recipes from the Janny de Moor website. Novice cooks are welcome! You are welcome to list a recipe when registering, but there is no need to do so as with our previous Cookbook Club meetings.

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday September 29, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse!
Flyer for There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse!Storrs Library presents Michael Tougias and the outdoor humor from his book, There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse! Based on misadventures on his early years exploring New England’s backcountry and at his remote cabin in Northern Vermont, Tougias will revisit his first disastrous trip to his newly bought cabin; the history of Outhouses; encounters with bear, moose, fishing spiders and porcupine; and the history of Mountain Men.  We'll special places in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Northern NH, and Northern Maine, and explore the therapeutic powers of the woods.

Michael Tougias is the author and co-author of 30 books including The Finest Hours which was made into a major motion picture by Disney.  Some of his other books include So Close To Home (about the first Uboat to enter the Gulf of Mexico), Above & Beyond: JFK and America’s Most Dangerous Spy Mission,  Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea, Ten Hours Until Dawn: A True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do , Rescue of the Bounty, King Philip’s War, The Blizzard of ’78, Quabbin: A History and Explorers Guide,  and several other books.  He can be visited on the web at
michaeltougias.com.

Come and enjoy a night of fun and odd nature experiences!
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse!Storrs Library presents Michael Tougias and the outdoor humor from his book, There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse! Based on misadventures on his early years exploring New England’s backcountry and at his remote cabin in Northern Vermont, Tougias will revisit his first disastrous trip to his newly bought cabin; the history of Outhouses; encounters with bear, moose, fishing spiders and porcupine; and the history of Mountain Men.  We'll special places in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Northern NH, and Northern Maine, and explore the therapeutic powers of the woods.

Michael Tougias is the author and co-author of 30 books including The Finest Hours which was made into a major motion picture by Disney.  Some of his other books include So Close To Home (about the first Uboat to enter the Gulf of Mexico), Above & Beyond: JFK and America’s Most Dangerous Spy Mission,  Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea, Ten Hours Until Dawn: A True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do , Rescue of the Bounty, King Philip’s War, The Blizzard of ’78, Quabbin: A History and Explorers Guide,  and several other books.  He can be visited on the web at
michaeltougias.com.

Come and enjoy a night of fun and odd nature experiences!
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Thursday October 1, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Virtual Puppet Show with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Children)
Flyer for Virtual Puppet ShowKaren Blackburn, Traffic Safety Specialist from AAA Northeast, will virtually visit Storrs Library with her Puppet Bob. Children and their caregivers will learn about being a safe passenger in a car, and being a safe pedestrian. It’s a fun program featuring a silly puppet named Bob, and full of great safety information on sitting properly in a car seat or booster seat, and how to behave in the car. Karen and Bob will also go over safe walking 
for kids and families.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual Puppet ShowKaren Blackburn, Traffic Safety Specialist from AAA Northeast, will virtually visit Storrs Library with her Puppet Bob. Children and their caregivers will learn about being a safe passenger in a car, and being a safe pedestrian. It’s a fun program featuring a silly puppet named Bob, and full of great safety information on sitting properly in a car seat or booster seat, and how to behave in the car. Karen and Bob will also go over safe walking 
for kids and families.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday October 6, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: New Zealand: Penguins, Parrots and Pods (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for New ZealandJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for New Zealand: Penguins, Parrots and Pods. New Zealand is home to many rare birds and marine mammals including the comical yellow-eyed penguin. Watch and listen as the bell bird and Antipodes Island parrot, demonstrate that they have it all- "looks, personality and talent." Not to be outdone, rare New Zealand sea lions make quite an impression as they interact on isolated South Island beaches, pods of rare Hector’s dolphins frolic near coastal shores and dusky dolphins play with kayakers as they travel deep into the fiords of southern New Zealand. Join us for sights and sounds of animal personalities from this amazing country.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for New ZealandJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for New Zealand: Penguins, Parrots and Pods. New Zealand is home to many rare birds and marine mammals including the comical yellow-eyed penguin. Watch and listen as the bell bird and Antipodes Island parrot, demonstrate that they have it all- "looks, personality and talent." Not to be outdone, rare New Zealand sea lions make quite an impression as they interact on isolated South Island beaches, pods of rare Hector’s dolphins frolic near coastal shores and dusky dolphins play with kayakers as they travel deep into the fiords of southern New Zealand. Join us for sights and sounds of animal personalities from this amazing country.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday October 8, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Getting Pulled Over with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Getting Pulled OverIt’s never fun, but it happens. Developed with law enforcement, this program explains what to do when you are stopped by police and why these important guidelines exist.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Getting Pulled OverIt’s never fun, but it happens. Developed with law enforcement, this program explains what to do when you are stopped by police and why these important guidelines exist.
 
Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday October 20, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lisa Ruch Presents The Books Behind the Movies

Flyer for October session of Lisa Ruch Presents The Books Behind the MoviesJoin Storrs Library online for a six-month literature series with Lisa Ruch, PhD, Assistant Dean of the School of Liberal Studies at Bay Path University. This year's theme, "The Books Behind the Movies," will focus on novels that have inspired award-winning novels. This month we are discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Copies of this month's book selection are available at Storrs Library and online. Please register and join us for this engaging book discussion online!

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for October session of Lisa Ruch Presents The Books Behind the MoviesJoin Storrs Library online for a six-month literature series with Lisa Ruch, PhD, Assistant Dean of the School of Liberal Studies at Bay Path University. This year's theme, "The Books Behind the Movies," will focus on novels that have inspired award-winning novels. This month we are discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Copies of this month's book selection are available at Storrs Library and online. Please register and join us for this engaging book discussion online!

We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.

New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday October 27, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual Laugh for the Health of It (teens & adults)
Flyer for Laugh for the Health of It with Trevor SmithTrevor Smith of Blue Sky Consulting will present a program for teens and adults called "Laugh for the Health of It: Creating Healthy Lifestyles through Laughter.” Participants will learn a systematic method of chuckles, chortles, giggling and guffawing that promises to help reduce stress, prevent hardening of the attitudes and contribute to world peace. The laughter routine, designed to make anyone feel better, works without using jokes or comedy to stimulate the laughter.

For more information on Smith’s therapeutic laughter programs, contact him at 413-204-8308 or 
tsmith@blueskyconsulting.us  
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library. 

Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips hand out for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Laugh for the Health of It with Trevor SmithTrevor Smith of Blue Sky Consulting will present a program for teens and adults called "Laugh for the Health of It: Creating Healthy Lifestyles through Laughter.” Participants will learn a systematic method of chuckles, chortles, giggling and guffawing that promises to help reduce stress, prevent hardening of the attitudes and contribute to world peace. The laughter routine, designed to make anyone feel better, works without using jokes or comedy to stimulate the laughter.

For more information on Smith’s therapeutic laughter programs, contact him at 413-204-8308 or 
tsmith@blueskyconsulting.us  
 
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Storrs Library. 

Register in Advance.  You will receive an email invitation to join shortly before the program begins.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability.
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips hand out for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday November 3, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Dubai to the Maldives: Travels from Desert to Paradise (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for Dubai to the MaldivesJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Dubai to the Maldives: Travels from Desert to Paradise. Getting to the Maldives can be an adventure, and one route can take you through Dubai in the UAE. Bordering Saudi Arabia, this desert country shows dramatic contrasts of modern growth, traditional gold and spice markets and life in the desert, including camel herders. The Maldives, a lush tropical paradise, is another contrast. It is also known for its amazing marine life. This series of low lying coral atolls is located in the Indian Ocean, just south of Sri Lanka and India. From massive, but harmless, whale sharks to rare hawksbill turtles and tiny beautifully colored fishes, the Maldives has an astounding variety of life to see. Large schools of manta rays, sometimes up to 200 or more in number, are also found near these islands. Join us for scenes of these graceful animals and images of wildlife throughout the Maldives.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Dubai to the MaldivesJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Dubai to the Maldives: Travels from Desert to Paradise. Getting to the Maldives can be an adventure, and one route can take you through Dubai in the UAE. Bordering Saudi Arabia, this desert country shows dramatic contrasts of modern growth, traditional gold and spice markets and life in the desert, including camel herders. The Maldives, a lush tropical paradise, is another contrast. It is also known for its amazing marine life. This series of low lying coral atolls is located in the Indian Ocean, just south of Sri Lanka and India. From massive, but harmless, whale sharks to rare hawksbill turtles and tiny beautifully colored fishes, the Maldives has an astounding variety of life to see. Large schools of manta rays, sometimes up to 200 or more in number, are also found near these islands. Join us for scenes of these graceful animals and images of wildlife throughout the Maldives.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday November 12, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual How to Go on Ice and Snow with AAA Northeast (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Virtual How to go on Snow and IceIn bad weather, sometimes we ‘forget’ how to drive. Preparing yourself and your vehicle are key before hitting the road in inclement weather.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual How to go on Snow and IceIn bad weather, sometimes we ‘forget’ how to drive. Preparing yourself and your vehicle are key before hitting the road in inclement weather.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday December 1, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Kenya: Humpbacks not Lions (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for KenyaJoin Wayne Sentman the Director of Conservation Travel Programs for the Oceanic Society for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Kenya: Humpbacks not Lions - How Women, Artists, Scientists, and Communities Conserve. Tourists flock to the savannas and lakes of Kenya eager to encounter the intriguing wildlife living there. The conservation and preservation of black rhinos, elephants, lions, cheetahs and the spectacular wildebeest migration are the topics that dominate our visions of East Africa. However, Watamu, on the coast of Kenya, is the home of East Africa's first Marine National Park. Learn how local businesses, women's groups, artists, and non-profits have partnered to create a novel model of community conservation. Working together their efforts help to conserve marine mammals, coastal mangroves, promote local sustainability, and create an economic mechanism that promotes community organized recycling. Don't worry there will still be plenty of photos of lions and elephants.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for KenyaJoin Wayne Sentman the Director of Conservation Travel Programs for the Oceanic Society for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Kenya: Humpbacks not Lions - How Women, Artists, Scientists, and Communities Conserve. Tourists flock to the savannas and lakes of Kenya eager to encounter the intriguing wildlife living there. The conservation and preservation of black rhinos, elephants, lions, cheetahs and the spectacular wildebeest migration are the topics that dominate our visions of East Africa. However, Watamu, on the coast of Kenya, is the home of East Africa's first Marine National Park. Learn how local businesses, women's groups, artists, and non-profits have partnered to create a novel model of community conservation. Working together their efforts help to conserve marine mammals, coastal mangroves, promote local sustainability, and create an economic mechanism that promotes community organized recycling. Don't worry there will still be plenty of photos of lions and elephants.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday December 3, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Traffic Safety Jeopardy with AAA Northeast (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Virtual Traffic Safety JeopardThis fun, educational game will get you thinking about a variety of traffic safety topics. A great way to challenge new drivers, fleet drivers in your organization or drivers in your community about changes in traffic laws!

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual Traffic Safety JeopardThis fun, educational game will get you thinking about a variety of traffic safety topics. A great way to challenge new drivers, fleet drivers in your organization or drivers in your community about changes in traffic laws!

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday January 5, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Beautiful Bahamas (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for Beautiful BahamasJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Beautiful Bahamas. The Bahamas are a group of 700 islands, and many smaller islets, made from the remnants of coral reefs in the northern Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Formerly a British colony, their economy has long been reliant upon the sea. The underwater topography, storms, and even the contested nature of the Bahamas between England and Spain in the 18th century have led to many shipwrecks in its waters. Today, the remains of some of these wrecks can still be found, now home to fish, octopus, turtles and other creatures. In addition, the Bahamas has realized the economic value of marine tourism and has protected much of its waters, including banning commercial shark fishing. Now divers have the opportunity to see lemon sharks, tiger sharks and even great hammerhead sharks up close in one of the few protected areas in the ocean for these amazing predators. See images of the beautiful marine life found in the Bahamas from wrecks full of fish to sharks and playful spotted dolphins and calves that love to interact with divers and snorkelers.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Beautiful BahamasJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Beautiful Bahamas. The Bahamas are a group of 700 islands, and many smaller islets, made from the remnants of coral reefs in the northern Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Formerly a British colony, their economy has long been reliant upon the sea. The underwater topography, storms, and even the contested nature of the Bahamas between England and Spain in the 18th century have led to many shipwrecks in its waters. Today, the remains of some of these wrecks can still be found, now home to fish, octopus, turtles and other creatures. In addition, the Bahamas has realized the economic value of marine tourism and has protected much of its waters, including banning commercial shark fishing. Now divers have the opportunity to see lemon sharks, tiger sharks and even great hammerhead sharks up close in one of the few protected areas in the ocean for these amazing predators. See images of the beautiful marine life found in the Bahamas from wrecks full of fish to sharks and playful spotted dolphins and calves that love to interact with divers and snorkelers.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday January 14, 2021
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Handling Driving Emergencies with AAA Northeast (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Virtual Handling EmergenciesKnowing how to handle driving emergencies is something every driver should know. This program will advise drivers what to do if they break down, how to stay safe on the road, and items to keep in your vehicle.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual Handling EmergenciesKnowing how to handle driving emergencies is something every driver should know. This program will advise drivers what to do if they break down, how to stay safe on the road, and items to keep in your vehicle.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday February 2, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Belize: The Southern Wilds (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for BelizeJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Belize: The Southern Wilds. Located in Eastern Central America, Belize shares borders with Guatemala and Mexico. From the crystal blue ocean waters and inland to the nearby mountains, it is amazingly diverse. Wildlife along the Southern coast, and nearby rivers, includes magnificent tiger herons, fast flyers like the cinnamon hummingbird and the peregrine falcon, and large swimmers like manatees and crocodiles. Traveling inland to the rainforest brings sightings of spectacular butterflies, birds, like the black headed trogon, but also mammals like the elusive jaguar and bands of coatimundi. Join us for a virtual trip to see some of the stunning wildlife of Southern Belize.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for BelizeJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Belize: The Southern Wilds. Located in Eastern Central America, Belize shares borders with Guatemala and Mexico. From the crystal blue ocean waters and inland to the nearby mountains, it is amazingly diverse. Wildlife along the Southern coast, and nearby rivers, includes magnificent tiger herons, fast flyers like the cinnamon hummingbird and the peregrine falcon, and large swimmers like manatees and crocodiles. Traveling inland to the rainforest brings sightings of spectacular butterflies, birds, like the black headed trogon, but also mammals like the elusive jaguar and bands of coatimundi. Join us for a virtual trip to see some of the stunning wildlife of Southern Belize.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday February 11, 2021
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Expect the Unexpected: What to Do After a Crash with AAA Northeast

Flyer for Expect the Unexpected

No one plans to get in a crash, but if you’re involved in one, there are steps to take as a responsible driver. This program outlines the roles and responsibilities of drivers involved in a crash.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for Expect the Unexpected

No one plans to get in a crash, but if you’re involved in one, there are steps to take as a responsible driver. This program outlines the roles and responsibilities of drivers involved in a crash.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday March 2, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Wales: Castles, Butterflies and more (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for WalesJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Wales: Castles, Butterflies and more. Although part of the present day United Kingdom, Wales is a country of ancient origins and wild lands. Stone monuments from its pre-historic past still can be found across parts of the country today, along with ancient castles, remains of magnificent abbeys and even Roman ruins. The wild nature of this land can also be found in abundance, from the beautiful and colorful moors and butterflies of the Isle of Angelsea to the numerous birds and other wildlife of the coastal wetlands. More inland, the magnificent Kite can now be found again soaring as it looks for prey. Join us for castles, butterflies, birds and much more in a journey across Wales.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for WalesJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Wales: Castles, Butterflies and more. Although part of the present day United Kingdom, Wales is a country of ancient origins and wild lands. Stone monuments from its pre-historic past still can be found across parts of the country today, along with ancient castles, remains of magnificent abbeys and even Roman ruins. The wild nature of this land can also be found in abundance, from the beautiful and colorful moors and butterflies of the Isle of Angelsea to the numerous birds and other wildlife of the coastal wetlands. More inland, the magnificent Kite can now be found again soaring as it looks for prey. Join us for castles, butterflies, birds and much more in a journey across Wales.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday March 11, 2021
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Under the Hood with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Teens & Adults)

Flyer for AAA Virtual Under the HoodAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to basic car care maintenance.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 

Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  

LOCATION: Zoom

Flyer for AAA Virtual Under the HoodAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to basic car care maintenance.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 

Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  

LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday April 6, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Suriname and Guyana: Land of the Giants (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for Suriname and GuyanaJoin Wayne Sentman the Director of Conservation Travel Programs for the Oceanic Society for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Suriname and Guyana: Land of the Giants. Formerly Dutch Guyana, Suriname has been independent since 1975 and is one of the least densely populated countries in the world. Similarly, Guyana also has a very low population density, and both feature stunning, remote natural areas. Explore some of Suriname's and Guyana's unique biodiversity, including Kaieteur Falls in Guyana, home to the beautiful Cock-of-the-Rock and the longest single-drop waterfall in the world, the coastal beaches which support the worlds' second largest leatherback sea turtle nesting area, and the Central Suriname Reserve, one of the ten largest tropical forest reserves in the Amazon. With their high biodiversity and large portions of their land areas set aside as protected parks, Guyana and Suriname offer unparalleled, and off the beaten track opportunities for exploration in South America.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for Suriname and GuyanaJoin Wayne Sentman the Director of Conservation Travel Programs for the Oceanic Society for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Suriname and Guyana: Land of the Giants. Formerly Dutch Guyana, Suriname has been independent since 1975 and is one of the least densely populated countries in the world. Similarly, Guyana also has a very low population density, and both feature stunning, remote natural areas. Explore some of Suriname's and Guyana's unique biodiversity, including Kaieteur Falls in Guyana, home to the beautiful Cock-of-the-Rock and the longest single-drop waterfall in the world, the coastal beaches which support the worlds' second largest leatherback sea turtle nesting area, and the Central Suriname Reserve, one of the ten largest tropical forest reserves in the Amazon. With their high biodiversity and large portions of their land areas set aside as protected parks, Guyana and Suriname offer unparalleled, and off the beaten track opportunities for exploration in South America.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday April 8, 2021
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual CarFit with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Virtual AAA Car FitThis virtual program illustrates ways motorists can achieve a better fit in their vehicle for optimum safety and comfort while driving. A certified CarFit technician will demonstrate how to properly adjust mirrors, seat belts, wheel tilt, seating position and more.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual AAA Car FitThis virtual program illustrates ways motorists can achieve a better fit in their vehicle for optimum safety and comfort while driving. A certified CarFit technician will demonstrate how to properly adjust mirrors, seat belts, wheel tilt, seating position and more.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom


Tuesday May 4, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual: Australia: Above and Below (grades 6-Adult)
Flyer for AustraliaJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Australia: Above and Below. Flying, hopping, crawling, swimming...The wildlife of Australia is truly unique. Tour through the temperate rainforests of Southern Queensland and the tropical rainforests of the Northeast. Enjoy views from above and then below as we also visit the home of “Nemo” and many other beautiful creatures found on the Great Barrier Reef.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Registration will begin on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Flyer for AustraliaJoin Naturalist and Educator Joy Marzolf for Storrs Library's Around the World Nature Series for Australia: Above and Below. Flying, hopping, crawling, swimming...The wildlife of Australia is truly unique. Tour through the temperate rainforests of Southern Queensland and the tropical rainforests of the Northeast. Enjoy views from above and then below as we also visit the home of “Nemo” and many other beautiful creatures found on the Great Barrier Reef.
 
This program is part of the Nature Series with Storrs Library presented by Joy Marzolf and Wayne Sentman. This series will take place the first Tuesday of the month from September through May. Enjoy additional activities and programs in our Around the World Reading Challenge in Beanstack. Register for this challenge at longmeadowlibrary.beanstack.org.
 
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Longmeadow Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  The program is also funded by the Friends of Storrs Library.
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the meeting time you will receive an email invitation to join.
 
We will be using Zoom for this presentation. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 
 
New to Zoom? Watch one of their short videos to help you get started: Join a Meeting or Joining & Configuring Audio & Video
 
New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online.  
LOCATION: Zoom

Registration will begin on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday May 13, 2021
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Distracted Driving with AAA Northeast Educational Programs (Teens & Adults)
Flyer for Virtual AAA Distracted DrivingDriving is an activity that requires full attention. This program is designed to help all drivers understand the risks of distractions and get tips to avoid becoming a distracted driver. Drivers will learn from ground-breaking research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety about the findings on cognitive, manual and physical distractions and how this applies to the distractions caused by Bluetooth, infotainment and navigation systems.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom
Flyer for Virtual AAA Distracted DrivingDriving is an activity that requires full attention. This program is designed to help all drivers understand the risks of distractions and get tips to avoid becoming a distracted driver. Drivers will learn from ground-breaking research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety about the findings on cognitive, manual and physical distractions and how this applies to the distractions caused by Bluetooth, infotainment and navigation systems.

Join us for a virtual chat using the Zoom platform. You will need a computer, smartphone, iPad, or similar device that has a camera and audio ability. 

New to videoconferencing and web chats? Download our 
Video Conferencing Privacy Tips handout for steps that you can take to safeguard your privacy online. 
 
Register in Advance.  Shortly before the program begins you will receive an email with a link to Join the Meeting.  
LOCATION: Zoom



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