Wednesday January 19, 2022
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3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
The World of Rick Riordan ~ Virtual Program for Kids

For kids in grades 3-6

With several exciting new projects in the works for a favorite author, 2022 is definitely the year to Pick Rick! If your New Year’s resolution is to read more books, then this program will encourage you to read Riordan. Discover the Riordan realm, his books, and many read a-likes through fun activities and challenges. We will discuss what we know so far about the live-action Percy Jackson series in the works and listen to an excerpt from Rick Riordan’s latest novel, Daughter of the Deep.

Registration begins January 7. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom program.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Children's Department  860-652-7718
LOCATION: Virtual Session
The registration period has ended.

For kids in grades 3-6

With several exciting new projects in the works for a favorite author, 2022 is definitely the year to Pick Rick! If your New Year’s resolution is to read more books, then this program will encourage you to read Riordan. Discover the Riordan realm, his books, and many read a-likes through fun activities and challenges. We will discuss what we know so far about the live-action Percy Jackson series in the works and listen to an excerpt from Rick Riordan’s latest novel, Daughter of the Deep.

Registration begins January 7. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom program.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  860.652.7718
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

The registration period has ended.

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Veggie Lasagna Soup ~ Virtual Program for Teens

For teens in grades 7-12

Teens, join Food Explorers to make a warm and cozy dinner: Veggie Lasagna Soup! You’ll need the following ingredients: 1 onion, carrots, garlic, 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes, 1 15 oz jar tomato sauce, 4 cups vegetable broth, lasagna noodles, parmesan, as well as optional ingredients such as spinach, ricotta cheese, and dried oregano.

Registration begins December 22, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting. 

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Teen/Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
The registration period has ended.

For teens in grades 7-12

Teens, join Food Explorers to make a warm and cozy dinner: Veggie Lasagna Soup! You’ll need the following ingredients: 1 onion, carrots, garlic, 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes, 1 15 oz jar tomato sauce, 4 cups vegetable broth, lasagna noodles, parmesan, as well as optional ingredients such as spinach, ricotta cheese, and dried oregano.

Registration begins December 22, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting. 

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Teen/Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday January 25, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ask an Expert: COVID-19 Vaccines for Children ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Hartford Healthcare and WTML invite you to join us for a virtual COVID-19 Vaccine forum focusing on administering to children. Glastonbury resident, Dr. Juan Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, and Physician-In-Chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, will address facts, fears, and myths regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine for children.

Registration begins December 28th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

About the presenter: Dr. Salazar is Physician-in-Chief and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford and is board certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He also serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UConn School of Medicine. He has been a physician for over 35 years. [Click here to view more of his credentials]

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
There are 79 spaces available.

Hartford Healthcare and WTML invite you to join us for a virtual COVID-19 Vaccine forum focusing on administering to children. Glastonbury resident, Dr. Juan Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, and Physician-In-Chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, will address facts, fears, and myths regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine for children.

Registration begins December 28th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

About the presenter: Dr. Salazar is Physician-in-Chief and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford and is board certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He also serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UConn School of Medicine. He has been a physician for over 35 years. [Click here to view more of his credentials]

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

There are 79 spaces available.

Wednesday January 26, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Let's Build! Winter Olympics ~ Virtual STEAM for Kids

For kids in grades K-6

Go for the gold with glory, games, and a chance at fame! Gather your teammates, Lego® bricks or other building materials, and get ready to compete in several mini building challenges inspired by 2022 Winter Olympics. Players will also be treated to trivia from the latest book, What Are the Winter Olympics?, from the popular series. Registration begins January 12. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom program.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Children's Department  860-652-7718
LOCATION: Virtual Session
There are 16 spaces available.

For kids in grades K-6

Go for the gold with glory, games, and a chance at fame! Gather your teammates, Lego® bricks or other building materials, and get ready to compete in several mini building challenges inspired by 2022 Winter Olympics. Players will also be treated to trivia from the latest book, What Are the Winter Olympics?, from the popular series. Registration begins January 12. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom program.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  860.652.7718
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

There are 16 spaces available.

Monday January 31, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A Perky Pairing: Coffee and Fine Chocolates ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Join Kim Larkin of Klassic Kreations as she tells us all about coffee—the history, benefits, famous pioneers in the coffee business, best brewing/roasting methods, fun coffee terminology, and more.

Each participant will receive a kit containing different percentages of chocolate to sample; two coffees: a decaf organic Arabica and decaf espresso; and a chocolate tasting wheel for reference. You must be registered for the program to pick up a kit, which will be available for pickup at WTML starting Monday, January 24th.

Registration begins January 3rd, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session

Join Kim Larkin of Klassic Kreations as she tells us all about coffee—the history, benefits, famous pioneers in the coffee business, best brewing/roasting methods, fun coffee terminology, and more.

Each participant will receive a kit containing different percentages of chocolate to sample; two coffees: a decaf organic Arabica and decaf espresso; and a chocolate tasting wheel for reference. You must be registered for the program to pick up a kit, which will be available for pickup at WTML starting Monday, January 24th.

Registration begins January 3rd, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session


Tuesday February 8, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Beyond the Breed: Exploring Dog DNA ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Dog owners are becoming increasingly interested in the genetic make-up of their furry family members. As the popularity of Canine DNA testing grows and the trend of “Breed Reveal Parties” takes hold, the need for a general understanding of dog evolution and genetics grows. In order for owners to fully understand how their small mixed breed dog could possibly have German Shepherd in its DNA, they need a basic understanding of canine genetics. This program presented by the Connecticut Humane Society will provide you with the skills needed to identify dog breeds based on their phenotypic characteristics, give background information in canine evolution, and provide a basic understanding of canine genetics.

Registration begins January 11th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
There are 85 spaces available.

Dog owners are becoming increasingly interested in the genetic make-up of their furry family members. As the popularity of Canine DNA testing grows and the trend of “Breed Reveal Parties” takes hold, the need for a general understanding of dog evolution and genetics grows. In order for owners to fully understand how their small mixed breed dog could possibly have German Shepherd in its DNA, they need a basic understanding of canine genetics. This program presented by the Connecticut Humane Society will provide you with the skills needed to identify dog breeds based on their phenotypic characteristics, give background information in canine evolution, and provide a basic understanding of canine genetics.

Registration begins January 11th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

There are 85 spaces available.

Thursday February 10, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Sea Glass Necklaces

For teens in grades 7-12

In this fun jewelry design workshop, we will learn basic wire wrapping techniques with Laurie Lynne of Creative Girl Studios Mobile. Sea glass, different color wire, cord, and tool usage all included. You will leave with two completed pendant necklace! 

Registration begins January 13, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720.

**This program will be held in-person in the Arts & Crafts Room at Riverfront Community Center. Masks are required for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated.**

CONTACT: Teen/Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Riverfront Community Center
There are 5 spaces available.

For teens in grades 7-12

In this fun jewelry design workshop, we will learn basic wire wrapping techniques with Laurie Lynne of Creative Girl Studios Mobile. Sea glass, different color wire, cord, and tool usage all included. You will leave with two completed pendant necklace! 

Registration begins January 13, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720.

**This program will be held in-person in the Arts & Crafts Room at Riverfront Community Center. Masks are required for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated.**

CONTACT:
  Teen/Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Riverfront Community Center

There are 5 spaces available.

Saturday February 12, 2022
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Session

Testing Sticky Note on Keyboard-copyrighted imageFor students in grades 9-12

C2 Education Logo-appears with permissionThe Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT, SAT and PSAT for local high school students. On the day of the testing event, participants will receive a link via email that will bring them to a timed exam. After the exam is submitted, students will receive a score report with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses via email. Registration is required and begins January 14; please sign up online or by calling the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Please note: Teens who attend multiple testing events are not guaranteed a unique exam each session. 

CONTACT: Teen/Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
There are many spaces available.

Testing Sticky Note on Keyboard-copyrighted imageFor students in grades 9-12

C2 Education Logo-appears with permissionThe Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT, SAT and PSAT for local high school students. On the day of the testing event, participants will receive a link via email that will bring them to a timed exam. After the exam is submitted, students will receive a score report with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses via email. Registration is required and begins January 14; please sign up online or by calling the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

Please note: Teens who attend multiple testing events are not guaranteed a unique exam each session. 

CONTACT:
  Teen/Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

There are many spaces available.

Thursday February 17, 2022
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6:30 PM
Beyond the Amistad: Black History at the Connecticut Historical Society ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Join us in celebrating Black History Month with this presentation by the Connecticut Historical Society. They will take you on a tour of items from our collection representing a spectrum of the Black experience in Connecticut. You’ll learn about a Harlem Renaissance writer, Ann Petry, who carefully preserved artifacts chronicling the black community of Saybrook. Examine daguerreotypes by Augustus Washington, who abandoned a successful Hartford photography business to build a new nation in Africa. Browse through the photo album of a Hollywood actress who became a champion of labor rights for black entertainers. Marvel at the gorgeous costumes created by CT’s West Indian community for their annual MAS celebration, and see artifacts documenting the Civil Rights movement in our state.

Registration begins January 20th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Join us in celebrating Black History Month with this presentation by the Connecticut Historical Society. They will take you on a tour of items from our collection representing a spectrum of the Black experience in Connecticut. You’ll learn about a Harlem Renaissance writer, Ann Petry, who carefully preserved artifacts chronicling the black community of Saybrook. Examine daguerreotypes by Augustus Washington, who abandoned a successful Hartford photography business to build a new nation in Africa. Browse through the photo album of a Hollywood actress who became a champion of labor rights for black entertainers. Marvel at the gorgeous costumes created by CT’s West Indian community for their annual MAS celebration, and see artifacts documenting the Civil Rights movement in our state.

Registration begins January 20th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

Registration will begin on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday March 3, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A Virtual Tour of the National Parks

Join Dr. Richard Benfield, retired Professor of Geography at CCSU, for a virtual tour of the national parks. Benfield will draw upon his ten years of teaching about National Parks and World Heritage Sites, his four years working in Banff National Park for Parks Canada, and his latest research projects on conservation and protection of large feline predators in the World’s National Parks to create an immersive experience for all participants.

Registration begins February 3rd, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Dr. Richard W. Benfield is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut where he taught courses in Human Geography, Plants, Predators and Parks, Russia, The European Union and many of the courses in the department’s tourism track. Prior to coming to Central he was Senior Program Coordinator in the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Oklahoma where he instructed citizens of the new Russian Federation on privatization and the transition to a market economy. He obtained his doctorate in geography from the University of Oklahoma in 1998. Prior to commencing his teaching career at the University of Oklahoma, he was Vice-President of Marketing at Whistler Ski resort, Canada, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Executive Director of the Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce and a tourism marketing executive with the Government of Alberta. His current research interests are in biogeography, particularly the role of national parks in the conservation of large feline predators and the use of tourism as a conservation tool in parks. He has also published extensively and spoken widely on the geography of Floriculture. In total he has travelled in over 115 countries and seen the national parks, botanic gardens and other private reserves in just about them all.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Join Dr. Richard Benfield, retired Professor of Geography at CCSU, for a virtual tour of the national parks. Benfield will draw upon his ten years of teaching about National Parks and World Heritage Sites, his four years working in Banff National Park for Parks Canada, and his latest research projects on conservation and protection of large feline predators in the World’s National Parks to create an immersive experience for all participants.

Registration begins February 3rd, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Dr. Richard W. Benfield is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut where he taught courses in Human Geography, Plants, Predators and Parks, Russia, The European Union and many of the courses in the department’s tourism track. Prior to coming to Central he was Senior Program Coordinator in the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Oklahoma where he instructed citizens of the new Russian Federation on privatization and the transition to a market economy. He obtained his doctorate in geography from the University of Oklahoma in 1998. Prior to commencing his teaching career at the University of Oklahoma, he was Vice-President of Marketing at Whistler Ski resort, Canada, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Executive Director of the Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce and a tourism marketing executive with the Government of Alberta. His current research interests are in biogeography, particularly the role of national parks in the conservation of large feline predators and the use of tourism as a conservation tool in parks. He has also published extensively and spoken widely on the geography of Floriculture. In total he has travelled in over 115 countries and seen the national parks, botanic gardens and other private reserves in just about them all.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

Registration will begin on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Monday March 7, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Connecticut Genealogy Research: The Basics ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Want to dig into your Connecticut family’s past? There are certain sources that can be especially helpful when researching your Connecticut ancestors. This workshop led by professional genealogist and proprietor of Charter Oak Genealogy, Bryna O’Sullivan, will cover the most commonly used Connecticut sources!

Registration begins February 7th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Bryna O’Sullivan is a lineage society application specialist who works hard to make her clients’ application process as stress free and enjoyable as possible. In her eight years of experience, she has assisted clients in joining the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, the National Society Colonial Dames of America, and many others – often using family trees that extend across North America and through difficult to document regions. Based in Middletown, Connecticut, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and French Literature from Tufts University, a Master of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Arts in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She has also completed the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research, the National Institute for Genealogical Studies Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies, the ProGen Study Group, the DAR’s Genealogical Education Program and more.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
Registration will begin on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Want to dig into your Connecticut family’s past? There are certain sources that can be especially helpful when researching your Connecticut ancestors. This workshop led by professional genealogist and proprietor of Charter Oak Genealogy, Bryna O’Sullivan, will cover the most commonly used Connecticut sources!

Registration begins February 7th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Bryna O’Sullivan is a lineage society application specialist who works hard to make her clients’ application process as stress free and enjoyable as possible. In her eight years of experience, she has assisted clients in joining the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, the National Society Colonial Dames of America, and many others – often using family trees that extend across North America and through difficult to document regions. Based in Middletown, Connecticut, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and French Literature from Tufts University, a Master of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Arts in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She has also completed the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research, the National Institute for Genealogical Studies Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies, the ProGen Study Group, the DAR’s Genealogical Education Program and more.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

Registration will begin on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday March 15, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut's Remarkable Women ~ Virtual Program for Adults

Join us to celebrate Women's History Month with the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. This interactive multi-media program will cover some of our state’s most remarkable women! Be inspired as you learn about well-known figures like Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn and Marian Anderson and lesser-known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock and Hannah Watson. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall, its mission and programs, and give you a panoramic view of some of its 125 Inductees from across all fields of endeavor, from politics and sports to the arts and sciences.

Registration begins February 15th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Join us to celebrate Women's History Month with the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. This interactive multi-media program will cover some of our state’s most remarkable women! Be inspired as you learn about well-known figures like Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn and Marian Anderson and lesser-known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock and Hannah Watson. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall, its mission and programs, and give you a panoramic view of some of its 125 Inductees from across all fields of endeavor, from politics and sports to the arts and sciences.

Registration begins February 15th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday March 16, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen: Fun with Brush Letters

For teens in grades 7-12

Let’s create playful letters with the brush! Lettering with a brush is fun and challenging all at the same time. We will go through a series of activities that make brush lettering easier to learn–and make a card in the process of practicing! This class is taught by calligrapher Debby Reelitz.

Registration begins February 16, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720.

**This program will be held in-person in the Arts & Crafts Room at Riverfront Community Center. Masks are required for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated.**

CONTACT: Teen/Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Riverfront Community Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

For teens in grades 7-12

Let’s create playful letters with the brush! Lettering with a brush is fun and challenging all at the same time. We will go through a series of activities that make brush lettering easier to learn–and make a card in the process of practicing! This class is taught by calligrapher Debby Reelitz.

Registration begins February 16, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720.

**This program will be held in-person in the Arts & Crafts Room at Riverfront Community Center. Masks are required for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated.**

CONTACT:
  Teen/Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Riverfront Community Center

Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Monday March 21, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A Virtual Stroll Through the Met's Egyptian Art

Mike Norris, PhD in Art History, will present an introduction to the Egyptian galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that will guide you from the banks of the Nile to tombs and temples. Discover Ancient Egyptian culture and art through sculpture, jewelry, mummies, and actual Egyptian buildings.

Registration begins February 21st, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and PhD in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He has lectured on trips all over the world for more than twenty years, especially in classical and medieval art, the areas of his expertise.

CONTACT: Reference Department  860-652-7720
LOCATION: Virtual Session
Registration will begin on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM     

Mike Norris, PhD in Art History, will present an introduction to the Egyptian galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that will guide you from the banks of the Nile to tombs and temples. Discover Ancient Egyptian culture and art through sculpture, jewelry, mummies, and actual Egyptian buildings.

Registration begins February 21st, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

About the presenter: Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and PhD in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He has lectured on trips all over the world for more than twenty years, especially in classical and medieval art, the areas of his expertise.

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  860.652.7720
  

LOCATION: Virtual Session

Registration will begin on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM     


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