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Friends of the Library Annual Book and Bake Sale


Friends LogoThe 36th annual Friends of the Guilford Free Library Book Sale will be held on September 22, 23, and 24.

Friday, Sept 22: 9 am to 6 pm

Saturday, Sept 23: 9 am to 4 pm

Sunday, Sept 24: 11 am to 3 pm

Baked goods will be available for purchase all day Saturday. All books will be half-priced on Sunday.


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Being Mortal’s Village: Webcast with Atul Gawande


Guilford Free Library and Shoreline Village CT will host a free simulcast presented by Beacon Hill Village of Boston, the nation’s first aging-community “village.” Acclaimed author and physician Atul Gawande, MD, MPH will be the featured speaker. Monday, September 25 at 5 pm. Please register.

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Artist Documentaries – Finding Vivian Maier (2013) 83 mins. (2nd of 3-part series)


Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they […]

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