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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Al deCant!

Saturday, February 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Al deCant, also known as the “Singing Principal”, will offer a lively performance packed with toe tapping music, great stories and heaps of audience participation! Al will bring along his guitar, drums, rhythm instruments and other props for the audience to play! All ages are welcome.

There will also be an I Spy the Tile Wall contest, bookmark making in the craft room and any child getting their first library card will be given a coupon good for a free book at the Book Seller!

Lunch and Learn: Living With Congestive Heart Failure

Monday, January 28th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room

Please join Dr. Ronald Schwartz, Medical Director at Masonicare Health Center and certified geriatrition, for an informative presentation. Dr. Schwartz will discuss the diagnosis, causes, and types of heart failure and provide practical information about treating it so that quality of life can be maintained. Complimentary lunch will follow the presentation. Bring your questions! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to Excel 2007

Wednesday, January 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Learn how to create a simple spreadsheet at this hands-on class. Topics include how to perform basic calculations and format your spreadsheet. Seating is limited. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Every Child Ready to Read

Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room

If you are the parent or grandparent of a child under the age of 5, we invite you to come and learn more about the early literacy skills children need before they begin school. This relaxed and informal session will show you the many ways you can have fun with your child each day - and be sure they will be ready to learn to read when they start school.

Children’s Librarian Ruth Gaffey and Educators Arlene Cassello and Carol Mikulski will present this program and answer your questions.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Hope Springs

Friday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Hope Springs movie posterKay and Arnold are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough – the real challenge for both of them comes as they try to re-ignite the spark that caused them to fall for each other in the first place. Rated PG-13.

Tony Terzi’s Broadcasting Basics

Saturday, January 19th at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room

Tony Terzi has been an on-air personality at KC-101, as well as a sports anchor for ESPN Radio, NBC Connecticut, and FOX Connecticut. His mission is to educate high school and college students on how best to prepare for a career in broadcast journalism. "Tony Terzi's Broadcasting Basics" will touch on college course suggestions, writing, voice inflection, body language, and other aspects of day-to-day newsroom functions. Plus, each person will have an opportunity to deliver a 30-second sports or news update! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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