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The Gettysburg Chronicle: A Dramatic Change in Command

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Personifying the horrors of the Civil War, this volume of the Gettysburg Chronicle deals with the opening shots and early hours of the battle. Ranging from Willoughby Run to McPherson’s Ridge and the death of Major General John Reynolds, it is action-packed. From Doubleday, to General Archer, to John Buford and others you may not have heard about, this volume offers a great insight to the first parts of the battle of Gettysburg. Join us for an author presentation and book signing.

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

Breakdancing!

Thursday, May 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Come and watch a breakdancing exhibition and try it yourself. Gain confidence and empowerment while having fun.

Presented by Green Street Arts Center through the generosity of the Middlesex County Community Foundation and the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation

Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Movie: Breakin'

Breakin' movie posterWednesday, May 11th at 3:15 p.m. in the Community Room

Catch a glimpse of the breakdancing culture in this classic 80’s flick. Jump back in time and see the fashion and fast paced moves of 1984! This film is rated PG.

Cooking with Chef Silvio: Stories and Authentic Recipes of Campania

Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Author, historian and photographer Anthony Riccio and award-winning Chef Silvio Suppa traveled to the farmlands of Campania, Italy, where they researched the origins of true Mediterranean cuisine. Join co-author Anthony Riccio and learn about life on Chef Silvio’s family farm in Sant'Agata de' Goti, and how Chef Silvio learned "l'arte della cucina," the art of cooking, from his grandmother. With its original recipes and first-hand research, the book presents the fascinating history of Campanian gastronomy, beginning with the ancient Samnites to the present-day dishes offered at Chef Silvio's Cafe Allegre in Madison, Connecticut. Join us for an author presentation and book signing.

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

Take the Library Anywhere!

Now you can take the library with you ANYWHERE! Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks to a variety of devices without ever having to leave home. For more information on how to get started, follow the links below or Ask a Librarian.

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Read and Discuss! Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories

Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

All are welcome to join local resident and Mexico native, Carmen Laine for a discussion of selected stories from this anthology. Books and reader’s guides in either Spanish or English are available. For a copy of the book and a list of selected stories for discussion, please ask at the Information Desk. This program is part of the National Endowment for the Arts 2011 Big Read program.

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