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The Book Seller used book store will be closed from Saturday May 29 - Tuesday June 1, reopening Wednesday June 2 at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Come and learn all about a real scanlation project, watch some rare anime & chow on Japanese snacks while making new friends!
Friday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match. Rated: PG-13.
Thursday, May 27th at 3:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Love Letters by A.R. Guerney was written in 1989 and was initially performed by the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven. The story involves two characters: Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner and the letters they write to each other over the course of their lifetimes. Through these letters, each of their personalities and their dreams are revealed.
This play is the second installment of our 3-part discussion series “The Play’s the Thing” presented in cooperation with the Connecticut Humanities Council. Copies of the plays are available from the library's Information Desk. Series concludes on June 24 with a discussion of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit.
Wednesday, May 19th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
All are welcome to a presentation on the 911 Emergency Service. Learn what to expect from fire department and ambulance crews and how to provide the best information possible in an emergency situation. A complimentary lunch will be provided.
Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Friday, May 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Jeff Bridges gives one of his finest performances in Crazy Heart. His oft-married, booze-soaked troubadour Bad Blake has just rolled into Santa Fe when he meets Maggie Gyllenhaal's journalist Jean. "Where do all the songs come from?" she asks during their initial encounter. "Life, unfortunately," he sighs. Rated: R.