- The Bookcase Online Evening Discussion Group
Thursday, May 13, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for an online discussion of The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. This discussion will take place on Zoom -- please note that registration is required.
- Fashion in Fiction: Jane Austen Regency
Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m.
A delightful show-and-tell with Kandi Carle on the clothing of Regency England as reflected in Jane Austen's fiction.
Photo by Darryn Lyons/ANL.
- Take & Make Kit: Rock Candy
Monday, May 17
For teens in grades 7-12. Create your own colorful rock candy with our homemade candy kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Participants must supply water and a medium-sized pot for cooking.
- Virtual Author Talk: Creating Connecticut
Monday, May 24, 7 p.m.
In this book, our State Historian shows how Dutch settlers, witch hunters, Irish immigrants, and many others helped form Connecticut's culture and character. Join us for a Zoom talk with Walter Woodward!
- Family Take and Make: Paper Planes
Wednesday, May 26
For families of children ages 5 and up. Learn how to fold paper planes, and then take them outside to enjoy! Our kit includes different types of paper and a curated list of video tutorials.
- Historical Women: Sally Ride
Sunday, June 6, 2 p.m.
Historical performer Sheryl Faye portrays Sally Ride as she studies the wonders of the universe and eventually becomes America's first female astronaut and a passionate advocate for STEM.
- Take & Make Craft Kit: Ice Dyeing
Monday, June 14
For adults and rising 7th to 12th graders. Learn the magic of ice dyeing with this fun tie-dyeing kit. Instructions, dye, and a white cotton tote will be provided. Participants must provide ice and a rack.
- Virtual Author Talk: Ghosts of Gold Mountain
Monday, June 28, 7 p.m.
Ghosts of Gold Mountain is a groundbreaking history of the Chinese workers who built the Transcontinental Railroad, helping forge modern America. Join us for a Zoom talk with author Gordon H. Chang!
- Outdoor Book Sale
Sunday, July 18
Conducted by the Friends of the Library.
Rain date: August 15.