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The Library will be closed on Sunday, February 17th and Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents' Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, February 19th.
Thursday, February 7th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Teen Cuisine is back, and just in time for Valentine’s Day. Learn to make the best brownies ever. They are amazing. Are you ready for this? First it's a chocolate chip cookie followed by an Oreo topped by a fudgy brownie. Everything melds together, the Oreo becomes soft, and it's three distinct layers of deliciousness. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Friday, February 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
A powerful story that blends raw emotion with fiery passion to form an unforgettable cinematic masterpiece. After 25 years together, the members of a world-renowned string quartet learn that their beloved cellist may soon be forced to retire. But the news stirs up equally painful challenges when competing egos, harbored resentment, and irrepressible lust threaten to derail the group as they struggle to maintain harmony in their music, and in their lives. Rated R.
Monday, February 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Celebrate our nation’s 16th president this month with a special program on Lincoln’s life and political activities presented by David Koch, Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College.
Explore the personality of this powerful but surprisingly enigmatic figure in American history. Learn about Lincoln’s childhood, professional career and political ambitions.
Mr. Koch is a wide-ranging historian who specializes in Civil War and Native American history. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
The Book Seller has closed early today, Monday, January 28th, due to inclement weather.
Wednesday, February 6th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
The Mother Daughter Book Club is open to Teen girls in grades 6-12 and their Mothers or adult female friend. The February selection is 2013 Nutmeg Award Nominee A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. Based on a true story, two children share their stories of the horrors of war in the Sudan as they search for safety and clean water. Books are available at the Information Desk. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.