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Saturday September 14, 9:45 a.m. in the Collins Room
This season our poetry group will be meeting on Saturday mornings at 9:45 a.m. once per month and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. once per month. Please refer to the complete schedule here. All poetry enthusiasts are welcome to attend and join in a supportive environment designed to foster imaginative and creative poetic interpretations.
Please note the following poetry programs: Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m. An Evening of Frost
Wednesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. Jonas Zdanys: Translations
Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room
Learn more about American poet Robert Frost as actor Stephen Collins presents an entertaining and informative evening on the man and his poetry.
The performance begins with a short biographical introduction to Robert Frost's life and moves into an open discussion of Frost's poetry, including the poems mentioned below.
- A Tuft of Flowers
- Mending Wall
- After Apple Picking
- Desert Places
- Acquainted with the Night
Copies of the poems are available here.
Please register in advance online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Monday September 9th, 7:00pm in the Community Room
Co-authors Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki will present their book "A History of Connecticut Food." This program will serve as the conclusion of our adult summer reading program, "Read 'Em and Eat." Prizes and grand prize drawing will take place at the conclusion of the program.
Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Visit us on Saturdays starting September 7th. The Main Library is open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Yalesville Branch is open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday October 8th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Room
Did you know that only 36% of today’s college students graduate from college within four years? Did you know that the cost of college is continuing to grow at three times the rate of inflation? In this two hour seminar, Annette Bosley-Boyce, Director of Career Services at Albertus Magnus College and author of The College Success Plan, will explain the facts, tips, and strategies to help teens (and their parents) develop a realistic and beneficial plan for college—one that inspires them to set goals for themselves on career planning and college financing. If you have a teen in the family preparing for college, then you don't want to miss this highly interactive seminar!
Registration is required and seats are limited. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.