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Cookie Bake-Off

Open to all readers in grades 6 through adult. Bakers should bring one dozen home-made cookies to the Library's Information Desk by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25th. No store bought dough allowed! The winner will be announced on Thursday, July 26th at 6:30 p.m. Stop by and sample the entries while they last! The winner will be featured on a "READ" poster and win a gift certificate to the Book Seller. You do not need to be present to win. Download an entry form or pick one up at the Information Desk. Good luck!

Explore the Sky

Wednesday, June 27th at 8:45 p.m. (rescheduled due to cloud cover)

Choate Rosemary Hall science teacher Doug Wolff will show us the planets and constellations of the summer sky at the school’s observatory. Meet at the parking lot on Rosemary Lane, off of Christian St.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Thursday, July 5th.

New Museum Pass

Check out our newest museum pass to Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk. The pass allows 1 free admission with 1 paid admission. Stepping Stones is a great place for kids, with over 100 hands-on activities. Visit our museum passes page or call us at (203)265-6754 for more information or to reserve a pass.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Safe House

Safe House movie posterFriday, June 29th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Tobin Frost, one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During his interrogation, the safe house he's being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries, forcing rookie agent Matt Weston to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protege, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead. Rated R.

Altered Books

Wednesday, June 27th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

We had so much fun at our last altered books workshop- we are doing it again! Transform old books into your own personal story by painting, stamping, decoupage, tearing, cutting, and gluing! All materials will be provided though you may want to bring photos or mementos from home to personalize your piece. These recycled books are a great way to explore your creativity and create a lasting work of art. They make great gifts and scrapbooks! Join other teens in a relaxed, fun environment. See some examples from the May workshop on the Teen Blog. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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