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Long Term Care Information Seminar

Tuesday, May 31st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
elderly hand being held
Aldo Pantano from the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care with the State Office of Policy and Management will discuss the benefits of planning for your future long-term care needs and how it should be considered as a part of your retirement plan.

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Teen Advisory Board

Wednesday, June 1st, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Board Room
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Join us for a meeting of the teen minds! Come for snacks, fun, and a chance to have your say in summer activities such as the Teen Summer Reading Program. Your input is appreciated! Earn two hours of community service attending.

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Holiday Closing

U.S. flagThe Library will be closed Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 31st.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Finest Hours

Friday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
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This docudrama depicts the incredible true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them. Rated PG-13.

Vietnam Lecture Series: Death of a Superpower

Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
soldier in Vietnam
America's defeat in Vietnam is the topic of this presentation, spanning the years 1961 to 1973. The lecture series covers the gradual build up of American forces, the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, President Johnson's micro-management the war, rising domestic tensions in the United States, the TET offensive, the air bombing of North Vietnam, and the Paris Peace talks.

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Beekeeping

Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
bees on honeycomb
Learn about the history of beekeeping, what it takes to become a backyard beekeeper, what resources are available and why honey bees are vital to the success of our environment. This program is presented by Catherine Wolko, owner of The Humble Bee Company. She will be bringing a “mock” hive and provide information on equipment, supplies, and honey recipes. Samples of her honey products will be available for purchase.

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