Category: Programs

POP! From Comics to Consumerism

Tuesday, June 5th from 6:30 to 8:00 in the Meeting Room. ArtScapades looks at the artists who broke down the boundaries traditionally separating fine art from everyday life, and laid the foundation for the art world’s aesthetic embrace of commodity culture.  This lecture looks at the lives and works of Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein (above),...

Le Théâtre du Grande Fromage: All About Cheese

On Wednesday, June 20th, at 6:30 in the Gathering Room (second floor) John P. DeLutio, aka the Cheese Man, will give a presentation about the history, science, and culture of cheese. He will share anecdotes and interesting facts about cheese production, a historical overview about the discovery and development of cheese, the appearance of cheese...

Sew a Tote with an Outside Pocket

Wednesday, June 13th at 5:15 in the chbMAKERS Corner. On National Sewing Machine Day, Jeannine will teach us everything we need to make a  tote bag with a handy pocket on the outside. All supplies are included for a $5 materials fee. Please register.  

Summer Reading Volunteer Training

Summer Reading Volunteer Training

Takes place Wednesday, May 30th or Thursday, May 31st at 4:00pm in the library meeting room. Rising 7-12th grade students are eligible to become volunteers.  Everyone who would like to have scheduled hours must attend training–even if you volunteered in the past.  Summer reading begins June 25th and ends August 18th.

Business In A Box CANCELED

 CANCELED Thursday, May 17th, 6:30-8:00pm This program has been canceled and will likely be re-scheduled in the Fall.

National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week

Monday, April 30th – Thursday, May 3rd Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about...

Passport to Connecticut Libraries

Passport to Connecticut Libraries

Contest Dates: April 2nd – 30th. Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card up to $150. Libraries all over Connecticut are participating in this exciting program to make people of all ages aware of the power of your library card. Take your card and Passport to at least five libraries on the...

Mark Schenker Lectures on “The Maltese Falcon”

Thursday, May 24th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Dr. Schenker of Yale College will give a talk about one of his favorite books/movies. Come to learn, then go see the film at Edmond Town Hall on May 31st. Please register for the talk.

Multisensory Play Group for ages 2-4

Multisensory Play Group for ages 2-4

Meets in the story hour room at 10am on the following Saturdays:  April 14th and 28th/May 12th and 26th/June 9th and 23rd.  Children will have the opportunity to explore a variety of sensory play experiences under the guidance of a certified Occupational Therapist and a Speech and Language Pathologist. The professionals are available to assist...

Third Thursday Game Group

Next meets on Thursday, June 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, in the CHB Makers Corner Calling all adults and older teens who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more! We’ll choose a different game each month and provide links ahead of time so players can get to know the...