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Career Express Bus

Tuesday, January 19th, 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. in the Library Parking Lot

The Career Express is the Department of Labor’s mobile one-stop career center providing the latest workforce and job skills development services to individuals across the state.

It is equipped with eight computer workstations with Internet access, the latest audio-visual systems including a plasma TV with SMARTBoard technology and a hydraulic wheelchair lift to provide full access to persons with disabilities.

Information about the DOL/CT Works Career Centers is also available. Free, professional help is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Areas of expertise include:

  • Online job searches
  • Career exploration
  • Finding good job sites
  • Interviewing
  • Resume writing

Movie Matinee: The House of Mirth

Thursday, January 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Meticulously adapted from Edith Wharton's 1905 novel, The House of Mirth, this film is directed by Terence Davies and stars Gillian Anderson as the ill-fated socialite Lily Bart. All are welcome. Light refreshment will be served. Rated PG.

The House of Mirth book discussion will take place on January 13 at 3:30 p.m.

Anime Night

Fruits Basket charactersMonday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

This month’s Anime Night will feature Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket. Learn how to play the Fruits Basket game, Takaya’s inspiration for the manga. Open to all teens in grades 6-12 who love manga, anime, and Japanese culture. Japanese refreshments always served. Please register online, in person, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Cinema Club Presents: Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds movie posterTuesday, January 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Brad Pitt takes no prisoners in Quentin Tarantino’s high-octane WWII revenge fantasy Inglourious Basterds. As war rages in Europe, a Nazi-scalping squad of American soldiers, known to their enemy as “The Basterds,” is on a daring mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Rated R.

Discussion to follow movie. Refreshments will be served.

Now Open on Sundays

The Library will be open on Sundays, 1:00-5:00 p.m. from January through April. Be sure to stop in soon!

Holiday Closing

The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st and will remain closed on Friday, January 1st in observance of New Year's. Regular hours resume Saturday, January 2nd. Sunday hours begin January 3rd.

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