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Town Tribune Library Column -- September 12, 2019

posted Sep 9, 2019, 10:36 AM by NF Library

Library Card Sign Up Month

   September is officially Library Card Sign Up Month even though you can request one any time of the year.  Stop by the Library with some form of identification showing your New Fairfield address and we’ll take it from there.  This card can open a variety of doors for you to explore not only here in New Fairfield, but across the state as well!

Friends of the Library

   The Friends of the Library are collecting materials for their book sale to be held the weekend of Sept. 21-23.  Item donations are accepted during library hours only and should be brought to the Community Room located on the upper level across from the Adult Library.

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafters, 6-8 pm.  No registration required.  Take some time for yourself and pop in to work on whatever project you have going.

   Bears and Birdfeeders, Friday, Sept. 13, 6:30-7:30 pm.  Join Philip Robbins of Wild Birds Unlimited for a look at the lives of one of the largest animals in the state – the black bear. He will share some tips and tricks to help reduce the likelihood of bear visits in your yard.  There will also be a discussion of feeders and food options that birds often like and bears often don’t.   Online registration opened August 30th.

   Tarot Cards, Weds., Sept. 18, 6-7 pm.  The class will introduce the basic suits, meanings, various layouts, and allow time to share and practice readings for each participant.  The instructor will give a short reading to students.  Registration online opened Sept. 4th.

   Genealogy, Weds., Sept. 18, 6:45-7:30 pm.  Karen Keeler will be available to assist with your Ancestry search.  Registration online opened Sept. 4th.

   Understanding the Difference Between IRA’s, Weds., Sept. 25, 6-7 pm.  Dona Zappulla from David Lerner Associates, Inc., will conduct a seminar on understanding the differences between a ROTH IRA and a traditional IRA.  Online registration opened Sept. 11.

   Nutrition Trends, Friday, Sept. 27, 6:30-7:30 pm.  Corey Crane from Manhattanville College will give an overview of the latest nutritional trends you will be seeing in 2019.  These include microbiome and gut health, fasting and time-restricted eating, ketogenic and carnivore diet, proper protein and carbohydrate ratios, nutrigenomics and “personalized nutrition.” Registration online opens Sept. 13.

 Children’s Programs

   Wee Ones, Mondays in September, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children 12-23 months. Registration online opened Aug. 26.

   Tales for Two’s, Tuesdays in September, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children 24-35 months.  Online registration opened August 20th.

   More Stories Please, Wednesdays in September, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. JoAnn for stories and crafts.  There will be no storytime on Sept. 18th.  Online registration opened August 21st.

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30 am.  No registration required.  Stories, music and movement for children of all ages with Ms. JoAnn.

   Drop-In Craft, Saturdays in September, 11 am to 4 pm.  Children of all ages are invited to stop in and enjoy a craft.

   Saturday Storytime, Sept. 14, 11-11:30 am.  Children of all ages are invited to join Ms. Hannan for stories and fun!  Registration opened Aug. 31st.

   Music with Ms. Mel, Weds., Sept. 18, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. Mel for music and fun at the library!  Registration online opened Sept. 4th.