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Thanksgiving Hours


The Library will close early on Wednesday, November 27 at 1 pm. We will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and reopen on Friday, November 29 at 9 am with normal hours. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration with Craig Harris


Musician Craig Harris presents Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration which combines archival audio/visual recordings, captivating storytelling, and collective music-making. Craig Harris is a master percussionist, educator, author, music historian, storyteller, photographer, and the host of a weekly radio show for WAMU-FM/ A skilled percussionist, he played with Woodstock veterans Melanie and the late Rick Danko (The Band). Free and open to all. Please register.

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Professor Hazel V. Carby discusses her new book, “Imperial Intimacies”

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Join us for a discussion of Professor Hazel V. Carby’s new book, “Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands” on Wednesday, December 4 at 7 pm. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

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Friends of the Library Holiday Book & Bake Sale 12/5, 12/6, 12/7

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This year give the gift of reading! The Friends’ annual Holiday Book Sale rings in the season with a superb selection of books for readers of all ages. The sale will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 9 am to 8 pm; Friday, December 6, 2019 from 9 am to 6 pm; and Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm. Start your holiday shopping on Thursday, stop by the Library before the Tree Lighting on Friday, or indulge your sweet tooth on Saturday at the Bake Sale. Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street, Guilford, CT.

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