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Friends of the Library Annual Fall Book & Bake Sale 9/27, 9/28, 9/29

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The Friends’ 38th Annual Fall Book and Bake Sale offers a superb selection of gently used books for children and adults. Fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, and classics. Books on history, travel, religion, health, and wellness. Vintage books and paper ephemera. Specialty items include CDs and DVDs, sheet music, and artwork. Friday, September 27 from 9am to 6 pm; Saturday, September 28 from 9am to 4pm (bake sale); and Sunday, September 29 from 11am to 3pm (half price day). Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street, Guilford, Connecticut.

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Mutt-i-grees in the Library: Rescued Pet Photo Contest

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Rescued Pet Photo Contest:  Is your adopted (former shelter) pet really photogenic?  Do you want to share with the world how adorable your rescued pet can be?  Then enter our rescued pet photo contest by October 31st by emailing one photo to:   along with your name, the pet’s name and species/breed along with a brief pet bio.  Photos will be on display in the library and online (on library’s facebook page) for people to […]

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Lafayette’s Farewell Tour with Julien Icher

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French geographer Julian Icher will discuss the triumphant farewell tour across the United States in 1824-25 by the Marquis de Lafayette. Icher has documented and mapped the General’s tour, which included stops in Guilford and other Shoreline communities. Refreshments served. Tuesday, October 1 at 7 pm.

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Parent Program: Resilience Film Screening and Discussion on Wednesday, October 2


Watch this special screening of the award-winning documentary Resilience on Wednesday, October 2 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Guest experts to lead a discussion afterwards.  This film investigates how toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death.  Co-sponsored with Guilford Youth & Family Services and SEPTO. Please register by following this link.  For adults only. […]

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