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Cookie Chat with Author C. Taylor-Butler

 Sign up for our author chat, happening Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 pm in the Library Lovell Room.  Hear about Ms. Taylor’s books, see a science experiment, enjoy a craft, and eat cookies!  And, just so no one forgets the website, here’s the link to the SUMMER READING WEBSITE: Log on to the reading website […]

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Summer Reading starts Monday… or does it?

 Summer Reading starts Monday for all children. This year’s theme is “Read to the Rhythm.” Young children not yet reading independently join our Read to Me Club. Stop by the Library any time to pick up your activity sheet. Earn weekly prizes and complete 10 activities for a ticket to the Storybook Party. Readers join the Summer […]

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You Should Have Been Here!

Today the Children’s Department had a very enthusiastic discussion about this year’s summer challenge. And we’re so excited to give you a little hint of what’s to come. We want to challenge all our summer readers to … read, read, read! And just like last year, we have a librarian challenge to fulfill. So…if the […]

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Support Connecticut Libraries

The proposed Connecticut budget cuts funding for Connecticut libraries. Please help support Connecticut libraries by calling or writing your legislator.  $2M in state library funding (cut from the proposed budget) produces a savings of $75 million for CT taxpayers. You can learn more here: http://capwiz.com/ala/ct/home/  

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Parent Discussion Group begins Tuesday

Tuesdays starting 3/31, 6-7:30 pm, our Parent Discussion Group starts, courtesy of a Graustein grant. Free childcare and refreshments, and wonderful discussions led by a professional educator. This group is a perennial favorite, so don’t miss out. Sign up online from the Events page on the March 31 date. Questions? 203-385-4165

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Two great programs coming up!

This Thursday from 6-7:30 pm, learn to make Carolina’s Paper Flowers for ages 6-12. Make one for yourself and one for the residents of Atria. Sign up online from our Events page. Tuesdays starting 3/31, 6-7:30 pm, our Parent Support Group starts, courtesy of a Graustein grant. Free childcare and refreshments, and wonderful discussions led […]

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