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Dessert with a Doc: Screening and Diagnostic Colonoscopy

Monday, April 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

colon screeningDr. Rafal Barczak, board certified colorectal surgeon will give an informative presentation on the risks and various types of screening procedures for colon cancer. Bring your questions and get important health information in a relaxed setting. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Sunday Shorts: Short Story Discussion Series

The Persistence of Desire book coverSunday, April 27th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join Library Director Jane Fisher for an informal discussion of The Persistence of Desire by John Updike. Please contact the Information Desk to request a copy.

Understanding Adolescent Impulsivity, Everyday Stress, and How to Cope with the Big Stuff

Monday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Dr. Beth RussellDr. Beth Russell, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Relations at the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will give a basic overview of how our ability to face stress and cope changes over time, starting in early childhood and progressing through adolescence and adulthood. Together we will consider the challenges families face when a child or parent is struggling with a particular stressor and how each individual has developmental needs and skills that can be supported to make it through tough times. Presented by the American Association of University Women and the University of Connecticut.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 20th in observance of Easter. The Main Library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Yalesville Branch 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 19th. Regular hours resume Monday, April 21st.

Home Grown Poetry: A Celebration of Local Poets

Saturday, April 26th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

confettiCelebrate National Poetry Month and the 5th anniversary of our poetry group Saturday Mornings with Poetry!

Relax in a cafe setting for an afternoon of poetry readings, music, and refreshments brought to you and inspired by our local community. Poetry has always been a more intimate affair than prose, and the best way to experience it is to see it performed in person. Please join us in congratulating SMwP on their 5th anniversary and hear local poets performing their poems in an intimate and relaxing venue. Music and refreshments will add to the festive atmosphere.

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