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Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 26th.

Medication Management: What's Inside Your Medicine Chest?

Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Over 50% of adults make medication errors, either by taking the wrong dosage, mixing drugs that have poor interactions, or not following directions properly. You are invited to a presentation by Donna Jones, RN, of Midstate Medical Center to learn helpful hints about how to properly manage your medications, including a discussion of herbal medicines.

Free medication wallet cards will be distributed and light refreshments will be available. Please sign up for this program in person, online, or by calling (203)265-6754.

Sinatra in Hollywood Author Event

Thursday, May 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Everyone is welcome to meet author Tom Santopietro and enjoy his presentation of "Sinatra in Hollywood," focusing on the brilliant, fascinating, and occasionally inexplicable film career that earned Sinatra fame as one of the last legends from Hollywood's Golden Age. This program will include film clips and a book signing. Santopietro is author of two other celebrity books: "Considering Doris Day" and "The Importance of Being Barbra: The Brilliant, Tumultuous Career of Barbra Streisand."

Please reserve your seat in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

You Wrote a Book: Now What?

Wednesday, May 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us in welcoming literary agent and publishing consultant Jan Kardys for a program on the secrets of getting published. Ms. Kardys is a publishing professional with over 25 years of diversified publishing experience. Learn how to find a literary agent, market your book, and negotiate contracts.

If you are an author or illustrator or thinking about becoming one, this is your chance to get a backstage look and the inside scoop on the publishing industry. Don't miss this opportunity. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Teen Book Swap

Saturday, May 16th, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Don't miss the Teen Book Swap! Bring your slightly-used books to the Information Desk today. Each book earns you one coupon. On the day of the Swap, bring your coupons to trade for "new" books. Coupons may also be used in the Children's Swap (also on May 16th). Please call the Information Desk at (203)265-6754 with any questions.

Celebrate Old Blue Eyes in May

Thursday, May 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for a special screening of From Here To Eternity. Enjoy Frank Sinatra in this classic film on our big movie screen. All are welcome at this free event.

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