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   Wednesday, May 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Launch of the Great American Read
Event Location: the Library
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info
Sponsored by ALA and PBS, the Great American Read will begin May 22 and end on October 23. A list of 100 books will be provided, including old and new books as well as adult, oung adult and children's books. Watch the Launch on PBS on 5/22 or join us in the Friends Room on 5/23. All your questions will be answered! We hope you will read with us and vote for your favorite book! No registration is necessary; no fee is required. Participation can be all online or you may join us for some of our book discussions.


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Launch of the Great American Read
Event Location: the Library
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info
Sponsored by ALA and PBS, the Great American Read will begin May 22 and end on October 23. A list of 100 books will be provided, including old and new books as well as adult, oung adult and children's books. Watch the Launch on PBS on 5/22 or join us in the Friends Room on 5/23. All your questions will be answered! We hope you will read with us and vote for your favorite book! No registration is necessary; no fee is required. Participation can be all online or you may join us for some of our book discussions.


   Saturday, May 26, 2018
10:00 AM -
Family Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Children ages 3 and up with at least one adult member of their family are invited to join us on Saturday mornings at 10am for 1/2 hour of stories, music and activities.
No registration is necessary—just drop in for some FUN!
 



9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Friends Book Sale Room
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info

Come to this sale to get your choice of books at a bargain price. Enjoy browsing our assortment of books and chat with our friendly volunteers. 
 



   Sunday, May 27, 2018
1:00 PM -
No more Sunday hours until September
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   Monday, May 28, 2018
9:00 AM -
Library Closed for Memorial Day
Event Location:
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   Tuesday, May 29, 2018
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Friends Book Sale Room
Contact: staff   860-644-1541
sandyw@libraryconnection.info
Support of the Friends Book Sale supports library programs such as The Dictionary Project where all 3rd graders in South Windsor receive a free personal dictionary. Sale items include gently used books, CDs and movies. 
 



   Saturday, June 2, 2018
10:00 AM -
Family Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Children ages 3 and up with at least one adult member of their family are invited to join us on Saturday mornings at 10am for 1/2 hour of stories, music and activities.
No registration is necessary—just drop in for some FUN!
 



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
All Pokemon trainers are invited to join the club. You can trade cards or battle.
No registration is necessary.
This is our last meeting before our summer hours.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Origami Club
Event Location: Children's Library
Contact: staff   8606445404
You're invited to join the club and learn the ancient art of paper folding.
Ages 5 and up.
No registration necessary.



   Monday, June 4, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
 



   Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:00 PM -
Summer Volunteer Orientation
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: Mrs. Newbury   860-644-5404
dnewbury@libraryconnection.info
Your child can help out at the library this summer as a Student Volunteer for the 2018 Summer Reading Program. He/she must be going into 6th grade in the fall, or older. It is a wonderful opportunity that is often a student's first community service activity.
The program begins June 25th and goes until August 11th. Our student volunteers usually work 2 hours per week. Experienced volunteers are matched with new volunteers and staff is always on hand for help or questions.
Bring all your questions to this event!



7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Book Discussion
Event Location: Board Room - 1st floor
Contact: Carol Brennan   860-644-1541
refswpl@libraryconnection.info
The Happy Bookers will be discussing The Girl You Left Behind, by Jojo Moyes.  Books are available at the circulation desk.  All are welcome!


   Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 AM -
Family Stories
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Children ages 3 and up with at least one adult member of their family are invited to join us on Saturday mornings at 10am for 1/2 hour of stories, music and activities.
No registration is necessary—just drop in for some FUN!
This is the last "Family Stories" for this school year. Saturdays will be 9:00 am-1:00 pm until Labor Day. Please look for this program to return in the fall!
 



2:00 PM -
Miss Sarah's Superstar Readers
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
This month we are discussing Amelia Bedelia Means Business by Herman Parrish. Copies of the book are available at the library. Please pick one up and read it before the meeting.
Registration is necessary.
This is the last "Superstar Reders" before our summer hours. Look for it in the fall.



   Monday, June 11, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
 



   Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:30 PM -
100 Books before Kindergarten
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Open to all entering Kindergarten in September 2018.
No registration necessary.



   Monday, June 18, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
 



   Monday, June 25, 2018
6:30 PM -
Chess Club
Event Location: Friends' Room
Contact: staff   860-644-5404
Beginners are welcome!
No registration is necessary. 
Please note that the Chess Club will be meeting upstairs in the Friends' Room for the summer.
 



10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Registration Begins
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: staff   8606445404
This year's Summer Reading Program, "Libraries Rock," begins today.
Program hours are: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-12:30 pm.



   Tuesday, June 26, 2018
6:30 PM -
Nutmeg Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Miss Sarah   8606445404
sprattson@libraryconnection.info
Copies of the book are available at the library. Please pick one up and read it before the meeting.
Registration is necessary.