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The Yalesville Branch will open on Thursday, July 11th instead of Tuesday, July 9th, due to a delay in our furniture installation schedule. Thank you for your patience, and we hope you enjoy the improvements!
Earn prizes by reading books this summer! All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to participate. No registration is necessary. You may read whatever you like.
The program is super simple…when you have finished reading a book, come to the Information Desk and fill out a prize entry form to qualify to win a prize of your choice. Entry forms will be accepted up until 9 pm on Friday, August 30th. There will be a drawing on Tuesday, September 3rd and all winners will be notified. All participants are eligible for the grand prize drawing: a $50 Wal-Mart gift card.
Tuesday, July 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Jonas Zdanys is a bilingual poet and translator. He was born in New Britain, CT a few months after his parents arrived in the U.S. from a United Nations camp for Lithuanian refugees. He received his B.A. in English from Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York.
He is the author of forty books, the latest, The Kingfisher’s Reign will be featured during his reading. He has received a number of awards and public recognition, the most recent among them an exhibit about his life and work by the National Library of Lithuania.
Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
The Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Friday, July 5th at the Main Library. We tentatively anticipate the Yalesville Branch opening on Tuesday, July 9th, depending on the progress of carpet and furniture installation.
The Book Seller will be closed on Friday, July 5th.
The Yalesville Branch will be closed starting June 24th for installation of carpeting and furniture. We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, July 9th, depending on the progress of the project. The book drop at the Yalesville Branch will be open while the building is closed.
Wednesday, June 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Two recent college grads discover where America’s food comes from when they plant a single acre of corn and follow it from the seed the to dinner plate. Find out what they learned and join us for the film and discussion.