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Town Tribune Library Column -- August 9, 2018

posted Aug 6, 2018, 8:42 AM by NF Library

The Great Courses

   The Great Courses Library Collection is now available on RBdigital streaming video through our website!  The Great Courses Library Collection on RBdigital provides patrons with unlimited access to over 150 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors.  With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened. No matter what you are interested in, you will find your favorite subject.  Check out our website or call 203.312.5679 for more information.

Historical SocietyRoom

   Have you ever wondered about the origination of Candlewood Lake?  Would you like to see the purchase contract between the Native Americans and the settlers of New Fairfield?  Who was the Leatherman? What is a mustache cup? Did you know a part of Brookfield once belonged to New Fairfield? The answers to those and many more questions can all be found in the Historical Society Room located on the ground level of the Library.  The “Room” is usually open on Wednesdays from 10 am to 3 pm and run totally by volunteers with a passion and sincere interest in dispensing historical information related to our community and local area.  Call the Library to make sure someone is there before you decide to venture out for a very informative field trip into our local history.

Adult Programs

  Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   Genealogy, Weds., 8/15, 6:45-7:30 pm., Community Room.  Karen Keeler will be available to help with your ancestry search.  Registration opens two weeks prior to each program date.

Children’s Programs

   All storytimes are on hiatus through the rest of August and will resume in September.  Program registration is online through our website, newfairfieldlibrary.org/programs.

      Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Registration is required.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Registration is required.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Registration is required for each month.

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required for this program.

   Drop-in Saturday Craft, 11 am to 4 pm, Children’s Library.  Children of all ages are welcome to come between the hours of 11 am to 4 pm to do a craft at their leisure.  No registration is required.

Summer Reading Ends August 10 at 7 pm.

Pick up your Summer Reading Logs beginning August 17th.

   

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