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Make Your Own Candy Necklace

Candy Necklace

Thursday September 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Who doesn't love candy necklaces? Make your own edible jewelry! We will supply everything you need, just bring our creativity and a sweet tooth!

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

Saturday Mornings with Poetry

Poetry

Saturday September 14, 9:45 a.m. in the Collins Room

This season our poetry group will be meeting on Saturday mornings at 9:45 a.m. once per month and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. once per month. Please refer to the complete schedule here. All poetry enthusiasts are welcome to attend and join in a supportive environment designed to foster imaginative and creative poetic interpretations.

Please note the following poetry programs: Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m. An Evening of Frost
Wednesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. Jonas Zdanys: Translations

An Evening of Frost

Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room

Learn more about American poet Robert Frost as actor Stephen Collins presents an entertaining and informative evening on the man and his poetry.

The performance begins with a short biographical introduction to Robert Frost's life and moves into an open discussion of Frost's poetry, including the poems mentioned below.

Featuring:

  • A Tuft of Flowers
  • Mending Wall
  • Birches
  • After Apple Picking
  • Desert Places
  • Acquainted with the Night

Copies of the poems are available here.

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

Read 'Em and Eat Finale: A History of Connecticut Food

Monday September 9th, 7:00pm in the Community Room

Co-authors Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki will present their book "A History of Connecticut Food." This program will serve as the conclusion of our adult summer reading program, "Read 'Em and Eat." Prizes and grand prize drawing will take place at the conclusion of the program.

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

Now Open Saturdays

Visit us on Saturdays starting September 7th. The Main Library is open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Yalesville Branch is open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Ten Secrets Teens (and Their Parents) Should Know Before Applying to College

College Success Plan

Tuesday October 8th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Room

Did you know that only 36% of today’s college students graduate from college within four years? Did you know that the cost of college is continuing to grow at three times the rate of inflation? In this two hour seminar, Annette Bosley-Boyce, Director of Career Services at Albertus Magnus College and author of The College Success Plan, will explain the facts, tips, and strategies to help teens (and their parents) develop a realistic and beneficial plan for college—one that inspires them to set goals for themselves on career planning and college financing. If you have a teen in the family preparing for college, then you don't want to miss this highly interactive seminar!

Registration is required and seats are limited. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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