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Thursday, August 11th at 1:05 p.m. in the Community Room
Watch the game live from Yankee Stadium. Enjoy hot dogs, cracker jacks, and learn to keep score with a scorecard! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.
Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Improve your SAT scores with a free seminar. The focus will be on effective and rapid vocabulary development as well as how to best approach the essay writing section. Learn effective time management, optimum approaches to critical reading, sentence improvement, and sentence error identification.
Ellis Ratner, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania and co-author of several books will conduct this free workshop. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Tuesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Take a journey around the globe with Chris Evers from Animal Embassy! Meet Inca, the Spectacled owl whose origins are found in Peru. Learn about endangered species with Okeechobee, an American alligator or Sydney the Australian Eclectus parrot. Make discoveries about predators including Grumpy the Nile Monitor lizard, or find out about adaptations with Sully the Sulcata tortoise. Children will connect with the natural world during this unforgettable live animal presentation! Free tickets for this program are available to children ages 4 and up and their grown-ups in the Children’s Library.
Tuesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Join mystery author Karen E. Olson as she discusses her new book, Ink Flamingos.
Ink Flamingos is Ms. Olson’s fourth and final book in the popular Tattoo Shop Mysteries featuring tattoo artist Brett Kavanaugh and her Las Vegas tattoo shop, The Painted Lady. The previous books in the series are The Missing Ink, Pretty in Ink, and Driven to Ink. Ms. Olson is also the author of the Annie Seymour Mysteries set in New Haven’s Wooster Square neighborhood.
All are welcome to this free author event. Copies of Ink Flamingos will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Monday, August 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Beginners and published poets alike will benefit from this hands-on poetry writing workshop presented by Eileen Albrizio. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Thursday, August 4th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
The Library subscribes to the database Ancestry.com and professional and forensic genealogist Sylvia Guerin will give you a head start to using this database and guide you in researching your ancestors. Handouts will be provided. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.