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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Events - Adult (7)
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Library Events - Adult

  1. Friends of the Library Reception

    October 19, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library - Community Room

    In recognition of the National Friends of the Library Week our Friends are celebrating all they do for the library. Their reception will be in the Community Room.

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  2. Sea Tea Improv - 80th Anniversary Celebration Series

    October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    80th Anniversary Celebration Series! Come solve a literary mystery! Join the cast of Sea Tea Improv Touring Company as you deduce whodunit, in what literary location, with what unlikely weapon. Only you can find out – by interrogating the suspects yourself! *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration Required.

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  3. A Look at Some Great Directors & Their Films - Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    Professor Gil Gigliotti has entertained us for the past 4 years with his insights into some great films and actors. For 4 Wednesdays beginning October 2nd, we will look at some famous directors and their films. A short introduction before each screening will be followed by a closing discussion. Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) starring Harrison Ford & Karen Allen. In 1936, archaeologist Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Running time 115 minutes.

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  4. Brown Bag it with a Book Discussion - The Art Forger

    October 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Library - Community Room

    Join us for a discussion of the book The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages and desserts will be provided. Registration is required.

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  5. Tech 4 U

    October 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library - Study Room

    Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a social media account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45-minute session with a librarian today!

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  6. Stress Management 101

    October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library - Community Room

    Join local health and wellness coaches Craig Davis and Kirstin Burnham St. Jean for six successful strategies and tools for stopping stress in your daily life. Participants will be introduced to the concept of food as medicine and be given several easy tools for quickly and effectively reducing stress levels. Registration is required.

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  7. Crafts and Conversation

    October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    Bring the craft of your choice and join the conversation! Light refreshments provided. Registration is required.

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Library Events - Children

  1. Tales to Tails

    October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Children who love dogs or need to boost their reading skills may sign up for a 15 minute session reading to a certified therapy dog. Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 5. Sponsored by Cold Noses, Warm Hearts, Inc.

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  2. Storytime for One's

    October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and playtime for children 9 - 24 months, siblings and their caregivers.

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  3. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. *A light supper will be served before the evening sessions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  4. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  5. Let's Get Goosebumps!

    October 22, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Scare yourself silly! Enjoy an hour of Goosebumps books, movies, snacks and activities. Beginning October 8 call 860-665-8720 to register children in grades K-6. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  6. Storytime for Two's

    October 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs, playtime and crafts for children 24 months and older, siblings and their caregivers.

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  7. Cookbook Club

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    This month we will make pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes. Chefs in grades 3-6 may call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 9. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  8. Storytime for 3-6 year olds

    October 24, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Storytime, songs and crafts for children ages 3 - 6, without caregivers.

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  9. Tales to Tails

    October 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Children who love dogs or need to boost their reading skills may sign up for a 15 minute session reading to Ellie, a certified therapy dog. Please call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 10. Donated by Natalie Harbeson.

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  10. Family Storytime

    October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

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  11. Safety with Ume and Pam

    October 26, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    Come meet Ume the Guide Dog and her Owner Pam Garde! Hear a story about how Ume keeps Pam safe. A prize drawing will be included at the end of the program. Sponsored by the General Federation of Woman's Club of Newington/Wethersfield

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  12. Building with Lego® Bricks

    October 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Come to our monthly gathering to build projects with LEGO® bricks. Due to safety concerns, infants and toddlers will not be allowed in the room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  13. Storytime for One's

    October 28, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and playtime for children 9 - 24 months, siblings and their caregivers.

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  14. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. *A light supper will be served before the evening sessions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  15. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 29, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  16. Storytime for Two's

    October 30, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs, playtime and crafts for children 24 months and older, siblings and their caregivers.

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  17. Li'l Chefs

    October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Little kids can cook too! We will listen to a seasonal story and then make Graveyard Cups. Call 860-665-8720 to register 3 and 4 year olds beginning October 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  18. Storytime for 3-6 year olds

    October 31, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Storytime, songs and crafts for children ages 3 - 6, without caregivers.

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  19. Family Storytime

    October 31, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

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Library Events - Teen

  1. Teen String Art: Fall Edition

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    For grades 6-12. Josey from Crafty Creations in Wethersfield will be here to help you design art using only a hammer, nails, wood and string. Come create something fun! Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Teen Horror Movie Night

    October 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    For grades 6-12. After-hours scary movie night for teens! Come hang with your friends & eat some treats. Movie to be determined by a vote. Feel free to bring bean bag chairs, pillows or blankets. All movies are rated PG-13. Registration Required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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