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Cutting the Cord: Options for TV Without Cable

Wednesday, April 13th at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room
Chromecast
Thinking getting rid of cable? This lecture-style class will explore Internet-based streaming services and various devices that allow you to watch TV without a cable subscription. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Stupendous Musical Prodigies: Mozart & Mendelssohn

Monday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Mozart
Learn about the incredible precocious talents of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn. Jeffrey Engel will compare the two child prodigies and discuss their musical history. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Anime Night

Thursday April 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
character from Robotics; Notes
If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. This month we are viewing Robotics; Notes. Join other Otaku and make new friends. Japanese snack always served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

Friday Night Flicks Presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Friday, April 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie poster
In this thrilling continuation of the epic space opera, ex-stormtrooper Finn, scrappy desert dweller Rey, and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of the vanished Luke Skywalker. They soon embark on an epic adventure that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past, as well as new villains such as Kylo Ren and the First Order, a fascist regime that has emerged from the ashes of the old Empire. Rated PG-13.

Big Improvements and Small Disruptions

We have officially begun reconfiguring our stacks to make room for the Collaboratory, a 2,400-square-foot digital media, coworking, and maker space opening this summer. In order to move the shelves, we will be putting our audiovisual materials into storage from Friday, April 8th through Wednesday, April 13th. These collections include DVDs, books on CD, playaways, and music CDs. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we improve your library.

Children's Room Update

Thank you to everyone in our community for your patience and understanding while our Preschool and Media Areas have been closed. Our contractor is working on repairs to the walls and ceiling in the Preschool Area. We hope that this work is completed soon and that the new carpet is installed by the middle of April. We are also making progress on ordering copies of the Picture Books and Beginning Readers that were destroyed. While our spaces will be re-opened soon, the process of ordering and re-building the book collection will be ongoing and may take some time. Thank you for your continued patience.

We'd like to thank everyone who has donated to the Library in the past several weeks. Your generous gifts will help us return our Children's Room to its former glory. Your kindness and caring have reminded us how much our community values the Library and all that we offer to young children and families.

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