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Documentary Film: Lurking in the Trees: The Asian Longhorned Beetle

Thursday, June 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

This true story depicts the devastation, cooperation, and renewal experienced by a community infested with an invasive tree-killing insect.

In the last 20 years, an invasive pest called the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) has been discovered in several US cities. Yet in the city of Worcester, MA, the ALB has apparently been spreading for at least 12 years, only to be discovered in 2008 by a vigilant citizen who called the authorities about a bug she didn’t recognize. The ALB has put Worcester’s trees at risk, but more ominous is the fact that with one camping trip, the bug could spread deep into the heart of New England’s forest canopy.

Worcester is fighting back. They’re making the ultimate sacrifice - cutting down over 25,000 trees, to protect trees throughout the Northeast.

Family Night Canceled

The Family Night Beach Days program scheduled for Friday, June 3rd has been canceled.

Registration Is Open For Our Children's Summer Reading Programs

SummerDig Deep Into the Wonders of Ancient Egypt

We have two great programs for preschool and elementary school kids. For the first time, we have an online system for children to keep track of their reading. Learn more...

Henna for Teens

Thursday, June 9th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Come and learn about the history of henna, the oldest known cosmetic. Select a design of your choice. Henna tattoos are all natural, pain free, and generally last 1-3 weeks. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754. All participants must have a signed permission slip.

Heal My Heel: Tips for Avoiding Heel Pain

Tuesday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Don’t let “Flip-flop syndrome” ruin your summer. Join Dr. Tina Boucher, DPM and find out what you can do to avoid heel pain.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Book Seller Rummage Sale: Great Bargains, Lost Treasures!

Saturday, June 11th, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Come ready to sort through the boxes! A variety of books: fiction and nonfiction for adults, including some textbooks, will be sold for .25¢ each. A limited number of children’s books and videos will be sold 2 for .25¢. No early birds please.

All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Library Development Fund.

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