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Desserts Ever After - Book Sale - Road Race

Lucy Robbins Welles Library | 95 Cedar Street | Newington, CT 06111
Telephone: 860-665-8700 |  Fax: 860-667-1255
You can call to register for programs.
For Adult or Teen: 860-665-8700
 For Children's: 860-665-8720 
Desserts Ever After

Desserts Ever After: Dessert with the characters from Willy Wonka

Sunday April 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Library and Newington Children’s Theatre Company are co-sponsoring a fundraiser on Sunday, April 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the library. Children and adults are invited to meet and take pictures with the cast of NCTC’s Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. Guests will also enjoy fun activities, play games, and have ice cream for dessert. Tickets are $10 for each child who must be accompanied by an adult and $5 for each additional person. Tickets are available to purchase at the Adult Information Desk.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Book Sale


Friends Annual Book Sale – at the Senior and Disabled Center

  • Friday, May 4, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. - $5 admission fee.
  • Saturday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – free admission.
  • Sunday, May 6, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Buy a Friends book sale GREEN bag for $7 and fill it with books for free. Refills are $6. Stock up and save! 
Newington Road Race

Newington Library 5K Challenge

Sunday May 20, 9:00 a.m. 

The 22nd running of this event will be held at Mill Pond Park. Runners will compete by age category with awards for the winning male and female runners within each division. Walkers are also welcome. Registration forms are available at the library, on the library’s website or you can register online at Preregistration is $10 for children (12 & under) and $20 per adult. Same day registration is $10 for children (12 & under) and $25 per adult.

The Friends of the Library sponsor many of these programs.  If you would like to become a member of the Friends, please click on the image and you will be taken to the Friends' page.  Thank you!

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