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For the Sake of the Country: Female Spies in the Civil War

Thursday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Civil War spyWomen in the Civil War played a large role in the military aspect of the war by being spies for both sides. Female spies were essential to the military intelligence network and often changed the course of a battle. Please join us for an informative look at this often overlooked element vital to the both armies. Presented by Matthew Bartlett, military historian and author.

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

ID Fraud & Scam Workshop

Monday, March 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Don't be a victim! Get the information you need to protect yourself from identity theft and from getting scammed. In this workshop you will learn how to protect your social security number, identify the numerous scams currently active, prevent your credit card information from getting into the wrong hands, and much more. Presented by Mike Savenelli from Savenelli Consulting Services, LLC.

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

Crafts for Teens: Recycled CD Frames

Thursday, March 6th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

CD frameNow that music is mostly digital let’s smash old cds and do something cool with them! Come and make a beautiful photo frame using recycled cds. All materials provided, though you may bring your own cds if you wish. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Causes of the American Civil War

David KochThursday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Was this horrific war inevitable? Aside from major causes like slavery and western expansion, what were the deeper reasons for the conflict? Get the facts from the dynamic David Koch, Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Acoustic Guitar Lessons for Teens

guitarTuesdays March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Learn the fundamental habits of a superior acoustic guitar player and master the basic chords and strums. Don Wunderlee, local musician and artist, will be your instructor. Classes will meet every Tuesday afternoon in March. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. You must be able to attend all 4 sessions. BYOG (bring your own guitar). Space is limited and registration is required. Reserve your seat online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Fireside Stories with Len Cabral

fireplaceFriday, February 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Children's Library

Join us for this special storytelling series for children ages 5 and up. This month, cozy up by the fire and join internationally acclaimed storyteller Len Cabral for an evening of winter tales from around the world. No registration is required.

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