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Holiday Closing

Columbus' shipThe Library will be closed on Monday, October 12th in observance of Columbus Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, October 13th.

Saturday Mornings with Poetry

Saturday, October 24th at 9:45 a.m. in the Board Room
pen and paper
SMwP meets twice a month to promote the expression of the human experience through the writing, reading, and discussion of poetry. We celebrate poetry and we have fun! All poetry enthusiasts are welcome.

Cultivating Confidence

Thursday, October 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

woman holding two thumbs upSome of our state’s most remarkable women overcame obstacles and grew into confident leaders. Be inspired by the powerful stories of women like: Marian Anderson, who dealt with racial discrimination; Sophie Tucker, who struggled with body image; Dorrit Hoffleit, whose own mother considered her dumb because of her gender; and others across many fields. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Dessert with a Doc: Fall Prevention and Safety Awareness

Monday, October 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

No Falling signElaine Horn, DPT, CMP, Physical Therapist, will be talking about fall prevention and the activities that can help improve balance and mobility. The “Safe Steps” program was created by Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network. The program identifies risk factors for people, and works on improving those risks to decrease the likelihood of falling as well as improving overall mobility and function.

This program is cosponsored by MidState Medical Center. Refreshments are served. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Censorship and Its Impact on Students’ Ability to Think Critically

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

Dr. Stephen Monroe Tomczak and Susan Douglas GomesPlease join Susan Douglas Gomes, recently retired English department chair at Lyman Hall High School, and Dr. Stephen Monroe Tomczak, MSW, Ph.D. and instructor of social welfare policy, community organization and child welfare policy at SCSU for a conversation about censorship in public education.

Knit @ WPL

yarn and needlesTuesday, October 20th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Come and mingle with other knitters. More experienced knitters will have fun comparing patterns, sharing techniques, and trading tips on stitches, sweaters and mittens! Beginners are always welcome. We provide yarn and needles for those just starting out. Open to all.

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