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Maker Space Blog: Painting with iPads

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Are you a painter looking to branch out of your typical medium? Or maybe you consider yourself a drawing novice, looking to improve you skills but without the hassle of purchasing additional supplies or cleaning up messes. Either way, our Maker Space has a great alternative for drawing and painting enthusiasts at all levels of curiosity!   Our […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Programmer

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Get the essential skills and tools to become a successful computer programmer with Lynda Library’s “Become a Programmer” tutorial series. Learn the fundamental concepts and practices that are critical to the task of coding – no matter what language you choose! Develop the knowledge to begin programming in any language, connect programming theory to practice […]

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Terry Walters Presents Fermentation Basics: Cultivating Nutrition, Taste and Good Health

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Wednesday, May 31 7:00 PM Main Library Best-selling local author and clean eating guru Terry Walters will discuss the benefits of fermentation. The presentation will be followed by a demonstration and tasting of some delicious fermented foods. Terry Walters is at the forefront of the clean eating lifestyle movement and is dedicated to sharing her […]

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Forgetting Names and Keys? Is this Normal or Alzheimer’s?

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Tuesday, May 9 6:30 PM Main Library We all have ‘senior’ moments. At what point should we worry? Come learn about brain health and changes associated with aging, Alzheimer’s and other dementias. A person living with Alzheimer’s and a specialist from the Alzheimer’s Resource Center will present this interactive workshop along with information on grant […]

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Director’s College – Paleoanthropology 101: Primates, Fossils, and More

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Wednesday, May 24 6:30 PM Main Library Join CCSU’s Dr. Thomas Rein to get a primer in primates, the fossil record, and more! See primates in action, examine fossils, and get a peek into the fascinating world of paleoanthropology. Tom Rein is a biological anthropologist and assistant professor at Central Connecticut State University. He received […]

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The Land without Music: Satirizing Song in Eighteenth-Century England (A Lewis Walpole Library Lecture)

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Thursday, May 18 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street Music pervaded public and private spaces in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England; yet, in 1904, German critic Oscar Adolf Hermann Schmitz, heightening long-standing aspersions, dismissed England as a “land without music.” This unflattering epithet pointed to England’s meager contributions to the western musical canon during […]

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May Crafting Programs @ the Maker Space

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Celebrate Spring with these floral and garden inspired crafts! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). DIY River Rock Garden Markers – Register Thursday, May 4, 10:00 AM Create garden makers for this year’s vegetable garden by transforming river rocks into your favorite veggies! Botanical Wood Coasters – Register Thursday, May 18 […]

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Self-Publishing Know-how & Wall Street’s Curse with Stephen Kushman

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Tuesday, May 23 7:00 PM Main Library Calling all readers and writers! Stephen Kushman is the author of Wall Street’s Curse, the fictional adventure of seven dysfunctional investors, all neighbors, who combine their love of beer and a fascination with the stock market to form an investment club . . . and who, through a secret […]

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Garmany Music Series: Muriel Anderson’s “Wonderlust”

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Thursday, May 11 6:30 PM Barney Library Muriel Anderson’s renowned guitar and harp guitar playing is highlighted by a backdrop of stunning visuals by celebrated photo-artist and cinematographer Bryan Allen. Together they bring you on a musical and visual journey around the world, full of joy and humanity, with new tunes, old favorites, stories, and […]

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The Relationship Between Poor Posture and Pain

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Thursday, May 4 7:00 PM Main Library Find out how poor posture can lead to many muscular-skeletal problems, including back pain, neck pain, and joint issues, and what you can do to improve it! Using the Gokhale Method, participants will learn about the laws of basic human architecture, the innate wisdom of primal posture, and […]

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