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Hours.   Monday-Thursday 9AM-8:30PM.   Friday & Saturday 9AM-5PM.   Sunday: Closed

Adventures in Newbie Backpacking

Monday, October 16th, 6:30pm

Join library staff member Lauren Gledhill as she recounts her experiences as a new backpacker, including her solo trek to complete Vermont’s 273-mile Long Trail. She will discuss gear and trip planning, offer tips for life on the trail, share photos, and answer questions.

U.S.S. Connecticut & the Great White Fleet

Tuesday, October 17th at 6:30pm

Join author Mark Albertson as he shares his books U.S.S. Connecticut: Constitution State Battleship and They’ll Have to Follow You!: The Triumph of the Great White Fleet.


DNA Testing for Genealogy Research: Fact & Fiction

Saturday, October 21st at 2:30pm

Genealogist Janeen Bjork will talk about the three major companies offering DNA testing, the costs, facts and misconceptions of what testing can do for you. 


Reviving 5,000 Years of Chinese Civilization

Monday, October 23rd at 6pm
Discover the essence of the traditional Chinese philosophies: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism, how those core concepts influence medicine, literature, music & arts and how the culture is returning to world stage through Shen Yun Performing Arts.

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Friday Night @ the Library

Friday, October 20th at 5:30pm

Enjoy a concert, mini-art lessons, short zumba classes, button-making & more!

The “Back In Time” concert at 6:00 pm will feature Liz McNicholl and Lindsey Ceitinn in a family-style singalong of old favorite songs and fiddle tunes.

Purchase pizza (from Cheshire Pizza and Ale) and soft drinks from our Friends of the Library.

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Because of cutbacks at the state level, the State Library’s delivery system is unable to guarantee delivery of  materials from other libraries.

However, we can still help you get the books you want to read. We can place holds on our own items or take purchase requests.

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