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Tuesday, June 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Join us for an evening of poems and poetic insight by Kim Bridgford. Ms Bridgford is the author of four collections of poetry: Undone, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; Instead of Maps, nominated for the Poet’s Prize; In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records, winner of the Donald Justice Prize; and Take-Out: Sonnets about Fortune Cookies, forthcoming from David Robert Books. She is currently working on a three-book poetry/photography project with visual artist Jo Yarrington, focusing on journey and sacred space in Iceland, Venezuela, and Bhutan.
A former Connecticut Professor of the Year and a two-time nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year, she was the 2007 Connecticut Touring Poet. She is also the founder of The Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline Project, which will eventually be the largest database of women poets in the world, and was launched at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington on March 27, 2010.
In August 2010 she will become the new director of the West Chester University Poetry Center and the West Chester University Poetry Conference.
All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
We have a 6 month trial of Morningstar Investment Research Center. It contains comprehensive financial information on stocks and mutual funds as well as expert analyst reports. You may enter the database by clicking the Morningstar link under Business and Investment Information on our Online Resources page.
Please let us know what you think of Morningstar Investment Research Center, either in the comments of our home page or our Facebook page, by phone at (203)265-6754, or in person at the Information Desk. Your feedback will help us decide whether to add Morningstar permanently.
Wednesday, June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
All are invited to attend and learn about becoming a host family for a student from another country.
Terra Lingua USA is a U.S. Department of State designated Exchange Visitor Program sponsor. It is a not-for-profit, educational organization dedicated to promoting language education and international understanding by providing family homestay immersion experiences.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the library at 203-265-6754.
The Information Desk is here to answer your questions in person, by phone, by e-mail, and now by SMS text message. Reach us at (203)903-8447 anytime the Library is open. This number is for text messaging only. However a voice call will be forwarded to the Library's main phone number if you use our texting number.
Join us this summer for fun summer reading programs for adults, teens, and children. There will be opportunities to win great prizes just for indulging in the joy of reading. Stop at the Information Desks or take a look at our latest newsletter for complete details.
Friday, June 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
With unflappable cool and surprising gentleness, Denzel Washington strides a bleak and barren world in The Book of Eli. Eli is headed west, but on the way, he passes devastation and squalor, and occasionally he must mete out some devastation of his own with a sharp blade. Rated: R