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Winter Tabletop Game Nights

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Join us for Tabletop Game Nights! Play old favorites with new friends, and learn some great new games from an expert. Snacks will be provided. Games include Gloom, Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Chess, Apples to Apples, and more! Open to teens and adults ages 12 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Wednesday, December 14, […]

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Independent Film Series: Winter Showings

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MEN GO TO BATTLE (2016) Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM Kentucky, 1861. Most Americans predict that the Civil War will end by Christmas. Bracing for another winter on their struggling farm, brothers Henry (Tim Morton) and Francis Mellon (David Maloney) have become suffocatingly close. Francis’ practical jokes have become more and more aggressive until he […]

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Perfume and Cologne Workshop

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library Using a wide array of essential oils, make your own custom fragrance! Roxann Lovell will guide you through the process of creating your own perfume or cologne. Each attendee will go home with two fragrances. This program is for adults. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Winter Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this winter with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Twine Ornaments – Register for a reminder Thursday, December 8, 2:00 PM DIY Stamps – Register for a reminder Thursday, January 12, 2:00 PM Valentines – Register for a reminder Thursday, February 9

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Barney Holiday Tea

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Enjoy the festive, soothing sounds & tastes of the holiday season at our Annual Holiday Tea. The Clara Trio will perform beautiful music while you enjoy light refreshments and socialize. Due to past capacity audiences, advanced registration is required. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register online.

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Coffee & Canvas Winter Sessions

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Join us for coffee and painting lessons with certified art teacher and accomplished artist Jane Maciel. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Thursday, December 1, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, January 5, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, February 2, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library These programs are for adults.

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Eating People: A Lewis Walpole Library Lecture

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street In the course of the long eighteenth century—the Age of Caricature, and of The Rise of the Novel—the British reading public perfected the pastime of savoring characters.  In a flourishing print culture, buying and selling likenesses of people and types became a business—and […]

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Medicare and Beyond: Everything You Need to Know

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Are you turning 65 or just confused about Medicare? Medicare can be a confusing topic. This class will educate you on the options and programs available. In addition we will discuss some of the many laws and programs to people over 60, such as the Medicare Saving Program, […]

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10th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Florence Post, Holocaust Survivor

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:00 AM Main Library Florence Post was like any other child growing up in Lithuania in the 1940s, until 1941 when the Germans invaded. She will share her story of living under Nazi Occupation and life after the war. Florence came to America in 1949 at the age 12. She obtained a […]

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Flannel Board Workshop Series

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Mondays: November 7, 14, 21, & December 5 7:00 PM Main Library Maker Space Calling all teachers, librarians, parents, grandparents, and storytellers! Create your own flannel board set from scratch using equipment in our Maker Space. Participants will develop and execute a project including flannel board pieces and storytelling props. Space is limited. Registration required. […]

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