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Black History

February may almost be over, but we wanted to highlight a few books for Black History month that you may have missed. Interested in reading one? Click on the title to go to the library catalog and place a hold. A Black Women’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry               […]

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2021 Tax Information

2021 tax filing season begins on February 12. For more information and tips to make tax filing easier click here for IRS info Available at the Library: -1040 & 1040SR form booklet -1040 & 1040SR instruction booklet -Interview/Intake form for AARP Tax Prep help If you need additional forms or schedules printed, please call 203-385-4164 […]

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A New Year!

A time to put 2020 in the rear view mirror and look ahead to new possibilities! But what would a new year be without all the “best of” lists from the departing year. So here’s a brief roundup of some of what we’ve all been listening to, reading and watching to get us through 2020! […]

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Holiday Inspiration for 2020

We know this holiday season may not look or feel the same, so we have gathered some resources to help bring a bit more joy and good cheer in this most unusual year!   Holiday Trends Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Decor Trends Home Decor Ideas & Tips Martha Stewart Holiday Trends 2020   Holiday […]

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Mental Health Resources

The world is a very different place than it was only a few months ago. Uncertainty, isolation and fear all add to our collective stress and can affect our mental health. Here are some resources that may help you or a loved one cope or get help. Mental Health resources during Covid-19 pandemic     […]

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Virtual Book Display: Remembering John Lewis

When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something. John Lewis 1940 – 2020 John Lewis, Obituary, New York Times. July 18, 2020 Books for kids: Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis by […]

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Anti-Racism Reading List & Resources

Libraries are places of inclusion and empowerment, dedicated to breaking down barriers to access and resisting inequality. We stand with those grieving the death of George Floyd and we recognize the long history of systemic racism and oppression in this country. As librarians, our instinct is to share information with our patrons, but we are […]

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HOME GROWN – GET STARTED GARDENING

New to gardening? Looking to spruce up your backyard? With the weather (finally!) starting to warm up, gardening is a great way to get outside and enjoy that home you’ve been staying in 🙂 It’s also a good way to discover the many health benefits gardening can bring! Whether it’s vegetable plants, herbs, flowers or […]

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