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Celebrate Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. Learn More […]

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Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month (LGBTQ) is celebrated in June to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, New York City. This event marks the beginning of the movement to outlaw discriminatory laws and practices against LGBTQ+ Americans. Pride Month is also a way to acknowledge the influence and […]

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Gardening Tips – 2021

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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Earth Day 2021- Restore Our Earth

The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. —Gaylord Nelson (1916-2005), former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. […]

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Celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month! Celebrated women and honored their accomplishments by learning more about the women who have made a difference in the world.   Learn about the achievements of women in our own state at the CT Women’s Hall of Fame   And it’s an international celebration too! Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness […]

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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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