Events

For information about adult events contact the Circulation Desk at 583-3408 Ext. 2

 

For information about events for kids and teens contact the Children's / Youth Services Department at 583-3408 Ext. 3

All Events

5/23/2018

Chess Club

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Stop by the library for a fantastic chess match against seasoned chess veterans!  Our longest continually running adult program is free and open to the public!

Wednesdays 12-5.

Call for more info.

 

5/24/2018

YA/Adult Games Club

05/24/2018 3:00pm - 02/28/2019 6:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of gaming - role play, strategy, co-op, pvp & board games - with other gaming fans!

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Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail

6:00pm - 7:30pm

You will be treated to a modern-day adventure. Sam Ducharme set out on a 2180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin Maine. During his six month journey he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the hardships encountered on the trail, as well as the people, culture and humanity at its finest. Come join him as he takes you through the trail towns, over the mountaintops and through the backcountry. The images and stories will leave you with a renewed awe of the beauty of our country and its people.

See his gear, how he cooked, and hear what it is like sleeping in a hammock for six months through three seasons.

You will also hear how Sam returned to the trail the following year, connecting with aspiring Thru-Hikers, paying it forward, and his return to the summit of Katahdin one year later.

Sam Ducharme is a retired K9 Officer and is a lifelong resident of Connecticut. He has two adult sons, both serving in the United States Air Force. As an avid outdoorsman, and finding the empty-nest, Sam decided to buy a backpack and a plane ticket to Georgia. From there, he started walking north. With no prior backpacking experience, he learned on the trail. Gear, trail nutrition, enduring the elements, and the logistics involved in a long distance backpacking trip were hard lessons. After 20 years working within Connecticut’s prisons, the search for a positive recharge resulted in a life changing journey.

Contact the circulation desk in person or by phone at 583-3408 to register.

 

5/25/2018

Movie: Early Man

1:30pm

We have the creators of Wallace & Gromit to thank for this stop-motion animation comedy adventure! Enjoy free popcorn and drinks, courtesy of the library! You can read Common Sense Media's review of the movie here.

Anime "T & T" Club

05/25/2018 3:30pm - 11/09/2018 5:00pm

A new club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below for more information and to register.

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Anime "T & T" Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm

A new club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below for more information and to register.

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5/26/2018

MINECRAFT CLUB

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft players of all skill levels are welcome to bring their own laptops, or are welcome to use one of the library’s 8 computers to build, play, and create. Please click below to register.

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Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft players of all skill levels can bring their own laptops, or may use one of the library’s eight computers to build, play & create. For elementary school-aged kids only. Registration required; please click below to register.

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5/29/2018

Sing With Me! Music Program for Preschoolers & Their Grown-ups

10:30am - 11:00am

If you have a little one who loves music, this program is for you! Join us for a half-hour of adult-&-child singing, clapping, and stomping along to favorite kids’ songs, with occasional musical instruments or accompanying books thrown in! No need to register, just drop in!

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Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! 

This club is open to high schoolers & up, all are welcome!

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