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Super Smash Brother Brawl Tournament

Friday, June 2nd, 3:15-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Mario and other Super Smash Brothers characters
Think you have what it takes to be king of the ring? Come and put your skills to the test in a Wii double elimination 1 vs 1 Tournament. Open to all in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

Clutter, Clutter Everywhere - What Do I Do With It?

Thursday, June 1st, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room
boxes with Throw Away, Keep, Relocate written on them
Professional Organizer Anita Taylor will show you the how and why of organizing all your stuff. Systems are the answer! Find easy solutions and simplify your life with Anita's help.

Anita Taylor has been helping clients simplify their lives for more than 20 years with her business, Anita & Company. Copies of "Anita's Book," a workbook solution to organizing important papers, will be available to purchase for $40 (cash or check) after Anita's presentation.


Friday Night Flicks Presents: A Dog's Purpose

Friday, May 26th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
A Dog's Purpose movie poster
This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962. Rated PG.

Teen Art Cafe: Digital Photography with Craig Nelson

Wednesday, May 24th at 3:15 p.m. in the Collaboratory
digital camera
Use a point and shoot camera to embark on a compositional scavenger hunt taking pictures around the library. You will be inspired to see the world in a different perspective and take more interesting photos. Use one of our cameras or bring your own. All materials provided. Open to all in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

Craig Norton is the author of "Rock The Shot!", an inspiring instructional book on basic photography. He is an award winning teaching artist with Arts for Learning CT and a professional photography and filmmaker.


Holiday Closing

U.S. flagThe Library will be closed Saturday, May 27th through Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 30th.

Laureates of Connecticut Poetry Reading and Meet and Greet

Tuesday, May 23rd, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
laurel wreath
The Connecticut Coalition of Poets Laureate is excited to announce the release of the first book of poems written by its members, Laureates of Connecticut: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, edited by Ginny Lowe Connors & Charles Margolis. The new anthology highlights the work of 24 poets from 17 towns in Connecticut who have been awarded the title “Poet Laureate” in their communities. Poets Laureate serve as public ambassadors for poetry, bringing it into the public realm. The Connecticut Coalition of Poets Laureate sponsored this book, so that the general public can learn more about the poetry emissaries of Connecticut and can sample some of their poetry.

Come and meet some members of the Connecticut Coalition of Poets Laureate and hear some members read their poems aloud. Refreshments will be served. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.


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