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Digging for Gold: A Writing Workshop with author Kimberly Newton-Fusco

Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
For students in grades 4-7

Kimberly Newton-Fusco, author of Nutmeg nominee, The Wonder of Charlie Anne, offers this writing workshop focused on inspiration and the creative process. Participants will be surprised at how much their writing improves by practicing the techniques learned in this workshop. This is a special opportunity that we hope our future authors will take advantage of! Please register in the Children's Library or by phone at (203)284-6436.

Sharks: The History of Shark Fishing & Diving in New England

Wednesday, July 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Captain Bill Palmer will speak about the history of shark fishing and shark diving in this informative and entertaining presentation.

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

The Battle of Gettysburg: A Lecture by Professor David Koch

Wednesday, July 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Professor Koch is back with another engaging lecture just in time to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher movie posterFriday, July 12th at 6 p.m. in the Community Room

After a gunman kills five people with just six shots, all of the evidence points to the suspect who is in custody. But when he is interrogated, the suspect claims his innocence and tells the police to "Get Jack Reacher!" Reacher sees the story on the news and comes to town in order to confirm the man's guilt, but instead turns up an unexpected enemy with a secret and a skill for violence. Rated PG-13.

Yalesville Branch Reopening Thursday, July 11th

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!

Summertime and the Reading Is Easy: Teen Summer Reading Program

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.

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