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Thursday, July 19th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Join us for a viewing and discussion of Baccano! This award winning anime takes place in a fictional United States in the 1930s. Find out what happened when an immortality elixir is created and chaos ensues. We will be feasting on Gyūdon (牛丼), literally beef bowl. This traditional Japanese dish consists of a bowl of rice topped with beef in a dashi sauce.
Wednesday, July 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
June-Ann Greeley, PhD, Director of Middle Eastern Studies at
Sacred Heart University, will discuss the traditional roles and modern progress of women in Islamic culture. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Friday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, and Jude Law returns as his friend and colleague Dr. Watson. Rated PG-13.
Monday, July 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Efrain Nieves, chef and owner of Tata’s Restaurant, will demonstrate some of his favorite recipes. This program is in support of the teen summer reading program, Teen Cuisine, and the adult summer reading program, Read ‘Em and Eat.
Participants will learn how Chef Nieves began his restaurant career and how Caribbean and Latin American influences have shaped his cuisine. Samples will be served, and a variety of cookbooks from the library’s collection will be on display and available to check out. Seating is limited. Teenagers and adults interested in attending must register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Open to all readers in grades 6 through adult. Bakers should bring one dozen home-made cookies to the Library's Information Desk by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25th. No store bought dough allowed! The winner will be announced on Thursday, July 26th at 6:30 p.m. Stop by and sample the entries while they last! The winner will be featured on a "READ" poster and win a gift certificate to the Book Seller. You do not need to be present to win. Download an entry form or pick one up at the Information Desk. Good luck!
Wednesday, June 27th at 8:45 p.m. (rescheduled due to cloud cover)
Choate Rosemary Hall science teacher Doug Wolff will show us the planets and constellations of the summer sky at the school’s observatory. Meet at the parking lot on Rosemary Lane, off of Christian St.