- Zoom Author Talk: Martha Hall Kelly
Monday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Join New York Times-best selling author Martha Hall Kelly live on Zoom for a chat about her best-selling books Lilac Girls and Lost Roses and her third novel, Sunflower Sisters, which will be published on March 30.
- Online Mystery Book Discussion
Thursday, April 22, 1 p.m.
Join Librarian Samantha Jasulavic for an online discussion of The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. This discussion will take place on Zoom -- please note that registration is required.
- Virtual Author Talk: The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902
Monday, April 26, 7 p.m.
Female immigrants discovered their collective consumer power, while a cartel conspired to keep meat prices high. Join us for a Zoom talk with author Scott Seligman!
- Take & Make: Blooming Paper Flowers
Wednesday, April 28
For children ages 3-5. Decorate paper flowers, then watch them blossom! Adult supervision is required. Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00 a.m.
- Take & Make Craft Kit: Gemstone Soaps
Monday, May 3
For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Create your own colorful, scented gemstone soaps with this introductory soapmaking kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided.
- 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!
- 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!