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Happy Hanukkah Program

Monday, December 6th at 4:00 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room

Everyone is welcome to help us celebrate Hanukkah through a dramatization of a Hanukkah story, as well as songs and a craft. This program will be presented by Risa Walter, Director of the Yeladim Learning Center at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven.

Sign up for this free program in the Children’s Room. Appropriate for families with pre-school aged children and up.

Cinema Club in December

Cinema Club will present White Ribbon on Monday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m. In error, the print copy of our December newsletter said the next Cinema Club meeting would be in January. We apologize for the confusion.

Once Banned, Now Classic Book Discussion: The Awakening

Monday, November 22nd at 3:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Presented in cooperation with the Connecticut Humanities Council, part 3 of this series, moderated by Beth Levine, will focus on Kate Chopin's 1899 novel, The Awakening. Participants will examine related questions about censorship, rights, and creativity. Teenagers and adults are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Gala Reception for Bobbie Borne, Head of Teen Services

Monday, November 29th, 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Bobbie BorneEveryone is invited to a gala reception to say goodbye to Bobbie Borne, Head of Teen Services and Reference Librarian, who is retiring after 20 years at the Library. Stop by for refreshments and conversation!

Family Game Night Unplugged

Friday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children's Library

You bring the family, and we'll provide the game boards!

Playing board games is not only fun, it provides lots of opportunities for social and intellectual growth.

Join your neighbors and enjoy some old-fashioned unplugged fun.

Thanksgiving Tea

Thursday, November 18th, 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Bring a canned good and give thanks at a special Thanksgiving Tea for kids ages 3-10 and their grown-ups. Dress up is optional but if you like, come as your favorite Pilgrim, Native American, or turkey; and celebrate being together for this holiday of appreciation. Tea and snacks will be served. Contact the Children's Library to register for this free event.

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