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Acoustic Performance by Two of Us

Thursday, August 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Two of Us photoTwo Of Us is a dynamic acoustic duo performing original songs, classic light rock favorites and blues. Its members, Rich Hodgkins and Ken Rieske, came together originally in 1977, performing in the highly successful Connecticut area folk-rock trio Sundance. They have opened for national acts including Tom Rush, Brewer and Shipley, Jonathan Edwards, and Howlin' Wolf. Together, they have over thirty years experience playing in local clubs and coffeehouses. In addition to playing their own songs, they also play popular hits from Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and many others. Their performance doesn't confuse energy with volume, and the audience will enjoy an evening of light, contemporary favorites.

All are welcome to this free music performance. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Learn How and Chow: Reference USA

Tuesday, August 23rd at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Free lunch and database demonstration! With Reference USA, you have the tools to:

  • Research companies
  • Build powerful prospect lists
  • Find vendors
  • Develop professional relationships and networks
  • Profile potential markets
  • Scout locations

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 by August 18th.

MLB Live: New York Yankees Vs. Los Angeles Angels

Thursday, August 11th at 1:05 p.m. in the Community Room

Watch the game live from Yankee Stadium. Enjoy hot dogs, cracker jacks, and learn to keep score with a scorecard! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

SAT Preparation Seminar

Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Improve your SAT scores with a free seminar. The focus will be on effective and rapid vocabulary development as well as how to best approach the essay writing section. Learn effective time management, optimum approaches to critical reading, sentence improvement, and sentence error identification.

Ellis Ratner, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania and co-author of several books will conduct this free workshop. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

World Wildlife with Chris Evers

Tuesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Take a journey around the globe with Chris Evers from Animal Embassy! Meet Inca, the Spectacled owl whose origins are found in Peru. Learn about endangered species with Okeechobee, an American alligator or Sydney the Australian Eclectus parrot. Make discoveries about predators including Grumpy the Nile Monitor lizard, or find out about adaptations with Sully the Sulcata tortoise. Children will connect with the natural world during this unforgettable live animal presentation! Free tickets for this program are available to children ages 4 and up and their grown-ups in the Children’s Library.

Author Event: Karen E. Olson

Tuesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Ink Flamingos book coverJoin mystery author Karen E. Olson as she discusses her new book, Ink Flamingos.

Ink Flamingos is Ms. Olson’s fourth and final book in the popular Tattoo Shop Mysteries featuring tattoo artist Brett Kavanaugh and her Las Vegas tattoo shop, The Painted Lady. The previous books in the series are The Missing Ink, Pretty in Ink, and Driven to Ink. Ms. Olson is also the author of the Annie Seymour Mysteries set in New Haven’s Wooster Square neighborhood.

All are welcome to this free author event. Copies of Ink Flamingos will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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