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Celebrating National Library Card Month, September 2nd-30th
Pick up your Passport to Connecticut Libraries and hit the Trail! You could win $150.00!
Fun for the entire family! Stop by the Library and pick up your Passport to Connecticut Libraries. Show your Library card and we’ll stamp your passport, give you a gift, and send you on your way to visit other participating libraries. Visit at least five of the participating libraries and you are eligible to enter the drawing for a $150.00 Visa gift card. Don’t have a Library card? Sign up today and hit the trail! Look for the Passport Display in the Library for more information or visit the Passport to CT Libraries Facebook page.
Wednesday, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Kailee Conrad, RD and Health & Wellness Coordinator for ShopRite, is back with another dynamic presentation on healthy eating for an active lifestyle. Learn what makes a power food and how they can fit into your daily diet. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Saturday, September 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room
In her Oscar-winning performance, Helen Mirren gives an intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning. Bring your friends and enjoy this terrific film. Brooks Appelbaum and Dennis Bell will lead a moderated discussion immediately following. Rated PG-13.
The Library will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st in honor of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 2nd.
The Book Seller also will be closed during this time.
Monday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Now showing favorite films...in the cool comfort of our air-conditioned Community Room. All are welcome, no registration required!
If John Ford is the greatest Western director, The Searchers is arguably his greatest film, at once a grand outdoor spectacle and a film about one man's troubling moral codes, a big-screen adventure of the 1950s that anticipated the complex themes and characters that would dominate the 1970s. Not rated.
The Book Seller will be closed Monday, August 18th to Friday, August 22nd. Visit us again starting Saturday, August 23rd!