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Meet Captain Bill Palmer: Author of The Last Battle of the Atlantic

Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Out in the cold Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Rhode Island, lies the remains of a German submarine, the U-853. It was the last German submarine sunk in World War II and she was sunk with all hands just minutes before World War II ended. Find out more at this special presentation and meet Captain Palmer, a licensed Coast Guard Captain with over three decades of practical experience in New England waters and over twenty eight years of experience diving wrecks along the eastern seaboard.

In addition to being an author and dive instructor specializing in advanced wreck diving, he is an avid historian and underwater videographer. Some of his video credits include CPTV, Discovery Channel, A&E, and Times Mirror. He is well known for his lectures and presentations around the east coast. He is an associate member of the Boston Sea Rovers and a member of the American Society of Oceanographers. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Lunch and Learn: Skin Changes Associated With Aging

Tuesday, May 21st at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room

Please join Amy Davis, APRN, Clinical Specialist in Dermatology for Masonicare, for an informative presentation and learn about both benign and malignant common skin changes seen in mature skin. Get practical suggestions about what you can do to care properly for your skin, and bring your questions! Lunch will be served immediately following the program. Lunch and Learn is cosponsored by Masonicare as a community service. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 by May 15.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Rise of the Guardians

Friday, May 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

This film tells the story of a group of heroes, each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world. Rated PG.

Abraham Lincoln: The Life of an American President

Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

David Koch, Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College will explore the personality of our 16th president, a powerful but surprisingly enigmatic figure in American history. Learn about Lincoln’s childhood, professional career and political ambitions at this informative lecture.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Yalesville Branch Closed May 15th-22nd

The Yalesville Branch will be closed for painting and repairs May 15th-22nd. Regular hours resume Thursday, May 23rd.

Local Author Showcase

Saturday, May 11th in the Community Room
Author Registration at 12:00 p.m.
Program is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Here’s your opportunity to meet and hear local authors talk about what inspired them to write and how they got published. Autographed copies of books will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the program!

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