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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Events - Adult (12)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library Events - Teen (5)
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Library Events - Adult

  1. Adult Summer Reading

    June 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - August 14, 2020, 9:00 AM

    Register yourself online, by phone or with a print form (upon request). Read or listen to the library books of your choice at your own pace. Receive one prize ticket for each book completed. Tickets will be available online or or you can call to have one submitted. Weekly drawings held on Friday. All weekly entries will be entered into the grand prize drawings which will be held on Friday, August 14. Winners will be notified. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Computer Security at Home! (Virtual)

    August 3, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Whether you are using your computer to work, learn, or pass the time, we are on our home networks and devices more than ever.? Find out what you can do to keep you and your device secure at home.

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  3. Line Dancing Demo with Wendy Nielson (Virtual)

    August 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Line dancing isn’t just country/western anymore! It could be anything from a waltz to a cha-cha. You will learn 3 popular dances. No partner needed: it’s fun, and great exercise. Join dance instructor Wendy Nielson and free the dancer in you.

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  4. Home Quick Fixes with Louis Niro of Magnified Home Inspections (Virtual)

    August 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Do you ever wonder if home repairs are easy or too much work? Home inspector Louis Niro will show us some quick easy upkeep that can be done at home to keep your home in good working order.

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  5. Home Quick Fixes with Louis Niro of Magnified Home Inspections (Virtual)

    August 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Do you ever wonder if home repairs are easy or too much work? Home inspector Louis Niro will show us some quick easy upkeep that can be done at home to keep your home in good working order.

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  6. Book Talks by Librarians (Virtual)

    August 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Join your favorite librarians for engaging booktalks. Discover new titles and authors that our librarians love and you might too!

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  7. Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame: Votes for Women (Virtual)

    August 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement. Join us for a virtual program from the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame that highlights the Connecticut women who fought for the women’s right to vote. Program is available via Zoom. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  8. Positive Thinking in Today’s World with Jim Wiltshire (Virtual)

    August 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Pastor Jim from The Chapel in Newington will speak about how being positive and kind to neighbors, family, friends and community will go a long way in today’s world.

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  9. Summer Reading Finale (Virtual)

    August 14, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  10. American Sign Language (Virtual)

    August 18, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Have you ever wanted to learn sign language? Come to this fun and educational program to learn simple signs from American Sign Language teacher Connie Davids. She will show us how to sign basic words and phrases such as colors, numbers, family members and more. Registration is required.

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  11. Jewelry Appraisals 101 (Virtual)

    August 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Gemologist Dan Balboni will explain the Do’s and Don’ts people should be aware of when appraising jewelry and why.

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  12. T’ai Chi (Virtual)

    August 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Meet Ken Zaborowski, T’ai Chi instructor from Newington Parks and Recreation. T’ai Chi is not only a form of exercise, but a cultural art that leads you on the path to mental physical and spiritual fitness. This art form is used to promote tranquility by releasing the natural energy of the body. T’ai Chi helps maintain good Chi energy with gentile fluid movements.

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Library Events - Teen

  1. PAGE TURNERS ADVENTURES PROGRAM SERIES

    June 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 28, 2020, 5:00 PM

    June 29 – August 28, weekdays only The Lucy Robbins Welles Library presents the Page Turner Adventures series! Get ready to laugh, have fun, and be entertained! This NINE week program series will run from June 29- August 28. Each week will feature a different theme and each day will bring a new adventure! Access a new link each weekday on the Kids event page. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Injury Prevention Strategies for Athletes with Licensed Athletic Trainer Jenn Tirillo (Virtual)

    August 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Using her experience working with youth athletes up through Olympic level hopefuls, Jenn will demonstrate key self-care techniques, dynamic warm up exercises and more.

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  3. Teen Yoga for Anxiety with Cynthia (Virtual)

    August 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Join librarian and Parks and Rec Yoga Instructor Cynthia for this fun program. If you have some familiarity with yoga postures and want to further explore the practice of yoga to decrease anxiety, then this one’s for you!

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  4. Teen Yoga for Changing Your Mood (Virtual)

    August 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 31, 2020, 7:00 PM

    Join librarian and Parks and Rec Yoga Instructor Cynthia to learn how yoga positions can change your mood. If you have some familiarity with yoga postures and want to further explore the practice of yoga, then you will enjoy it for sure!

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  5. Jester Jim (Virtual)

    August 14, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All ages event! Jester Jim joins us live to witness his awe inspiring juggling skills. All registrants will be emailed the link to the program. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Senior & Disabled Center

  1. Veterans' Coffee Hour (POSTPONED - TBD)

    August 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Veteran’s Coffee Hour – All who served in the U. S. Military are invited to attend. Share in camaraderie, develop new friendships and learn about possible benefits, entitlements and services. Facilitated by Sherri Voight, Veterans Liaison for Hartford Health Care. Ms. Voight is an Army veteran who served in Germany during the Cold War and through Desert Storm. She is a former social studies teacher and congressional aide who in her spare time travels to Walter Reed to visit the wounded with Operation Gift Card.

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