Sunday, August 09, 2015
This Week @ Your Library...
Join the Summer Reading Fun
There is still time to participate in Escape the Ordinary, summer reading fun for people age 16-116. View and/or download the summer reading details, and join us for great fun and terrific prizes! Escape the Ordinary ends August 21st.
Adults: Register Your Superhero Identity, all week
Use our Superhero name generator, discover your superpower and determine your look. Earn 1 raffle ticket per donation site.
Adults: Be a Community Superhero, all week
Continue to drop of a donation at the library for the Litchfield Food Pantry or the Bedford Animal Rescue League, now through August 21st. Find out what to donate: Litchfield Food Pantry Wish List Bedford Animal Rescue League Wish List. You may also drop off school supplies for Litchfield children in need. Earn 1 raffle ticket per donation site.
Adult "Shelfies," all week
Take a photo of yourself in front of your bookshelf at home, or use one of ours, then drop off a copy or email it to us. Earn 1 raffle ticket.
Adult Mini Book Reviews, all week
Fill out the provided mini review, emphasis on "mini," form and drop it off at the Circulation Desk, then check out what others have written. Earn 1 raffle ticket.
Fantasy/Sci-Fi Role Playing Game Group 1 from 4:00-8:00PM
This multi-age group meets every other week. For more information, call Kerri at 424-4044.
The Finest Hours with Author Michael Tougias on Tuesday @ 7:00PM, Campbell High School Auditorium
Hear from the author of "The Finest Hours: The True Story Behind the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue," a book that looks at the 1952 event off the coast of Cape Cod in which two oil tankers were split in half during a ferocious storm. Then see the Disney movie in theaters in October.
Kid's Book Discussion Group @ 4:00PM
Book Bunchers in grades 3-5 meet to discuss Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord and complete a short craft or game.
Insurgent Movie Night @ 7:00PM
Join us for Insurgent, starring Brian Duffield, Ansel Elgort and Theo James. Make yourself comfortable in one of our Adirondack chairs, or bring your own fold-able chair.
Tween Book Discussion Group @ 2:30PM
Page Turners in grades 6-8 discuss The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans along with a snack and short activity.
Kids's Tabletop Game Night from 6:00PM-8:00PM
Children age 8-13 may be dropped off** or parents and siblings may stay and play.
(**Children age 10 or under must be accompanied by a caregiver aged 14 or older.)
Drop-in Knitting Group from 6:00PM-8:00PM
If your hobby is knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, or any other kind of stitching, bring you project to the library and stitch with our group! Perfect for all skill levels. Unraveled meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
Activity Pass of the Month: SEE Science Center, Manchester
Feel the forces created by a gyroscope. Use mechanical advantage to lift yourself up. Look through a periscope, Send a whisper across the room! Touch and try exhibits on light, electricity, forces, momentum, sound & much more!
This pass admits 2 adults and 2 children free. Additional tickets may be purchased for $8 per person. Children under age 3 are always free. SEE Science Center is open Monday - Friday from 10:00AM - 4:00PM and Saturday - Sunday from 10:00AM - 5:00PM. This activity pass is provided by the Friends of Aaron Cutler Memorial Library.
Check Out What Our Book Groups are Reading!
All Booked Up: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
History Buffs: The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer
Book of the Month: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Book Bunch: Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
Page Turners: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
Readers of the Round Table: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
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