Blog Category: Past Events

Virtual Author Talk with Rick Steves – Tuesday, October 10 at 4:00pm

Join guidebook author and TV host Rick Steves as he shares the latest in smart European travel.   In this entertaining, information-packed slideshow lecture, Rick will teach you the secrets of safe, smart, inexpensive travel — … Continue reading »

Virtual Author Talk with John Irving – Thursday, October 26 at 7:00pm

You are in for a treat when you join us for an intimate conversation with John Irving as he chats about not only his most recent novel, The Last Chairlift, … Continue reading »

Cancelled – Stand Up to Antisemitism and Hate – Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00pm

Stand Up to Antisemitism and Hate: What It Is and What We Can Do About It Together. We can all be better allies to our Jewish neighbors and those of … Continue reading »

Phoebe’s Haunted BookCellar: Malice in Wonderland! Tuesday, October 31 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Trick or Treat at the Library on Halloween night- if you DARE! Ride the haunted elevator down to the BOO-k Cellar for an evening that gets progressively spookier as the … Continue reading »

Stargazing and Moongazing with the Astronomical Society of New Haven – Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm

Join us for a night of moon and stargazing with the Astronomical Society of New Haven. Take a peek through the telescope and allow society members to guide you around … Continue reading »

Annular Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – Saturday, October 14 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm

In our area the sun will be 20% covered! Come watch this rare astronomical phenomenon with us at the library. Safe viewing glasses and light refreshments will be provided. No registration … Continue reading »

Dark Nonfiction Book Club – Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30pm

Dark nonfiction book club is a new book discussion group for the morbidly curious. We will explore dark topics such as true crime, natural disasters, war stories, death and dying, … Continue reading »

Gardening with Native Plants for Monarchs and Pollinators – Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30pm

Join us for a presentation on the iconic Monarch Butterfly and which native plants you can have in your yard to welcome pollinators. This presentation chronicles Fatima Matos’s ongoing discovery … Continue reading »

The Benefits of Planting Native with Nancy Ballek – Wednesday, September 27 at 6:30pm

Join us for a special talk with Nancy Ballek, owner of Ballek’s Garden Center in East Haddam, CT. She will discuss the benefits of planting native plants in your home … Continue reading »

Let Freedom Read: Read In to Speak Out – Sunday, October 1 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Raise your shelf-awareness and help us kick off The American Library Association’s Banned Book Week! Drop in to read ANY book you like and flex your Freedom to Read. All … Continue reading »