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Closed for Memorial Day


The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31 at 9 am.

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Weekend Wildlife: Wild Neighborhood


How well do you know your neighbors? Meet some of the animals that are probably living right in your backyard, including a skink, opossum, rabbit, flying squirrel, snake, frog, and turtle. Ages 4 & up. Saturday, May 28th, from 11:00am-12:00pm. Registration required.

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Monday Night Movies: “In the Heart of the Sea” (2015)


Monday Night Movies features a screening of “In the Heart of the Sea” a film based on the best-selling book by Nathaniel Philbrick. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. Monday, June 6 at 7 pm. Registration is not required.

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Book a Lawyer at the Library: June 6, 2016


Do you have a general legal question? The library is offering free 15-minute sessions for legal advice with Connecticut-licensed attorneys Cynthia Sheppard and Pam Ellman. Appointments are first come, first served. You may sign up at the Reference Desk beginning at 6 pm prior to the evening’s session. Monday, June 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

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