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Spring Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this spring with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Painted Eggs – Please register Thursday, March 16, 2:00 PM String Art – Please register Thursday, April 13, 2:00 PM Windchimes – Please register Thursday, May 11, 2:00 PM

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Barney Jewelry Hour: Spring Sessions

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Do you want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you want to learn new techniques? Join us for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, the sky’s the limit! Thursday, March 23, 2:00 PM – Register […]

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DIY Spring Series @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for four (4) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Eraser-Stamped Tote Bags – Register Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 PM Use a stencil, a pencil eraser and your imagination  to create one-of-a-kind designs on a tote bag. […]

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Saturday Specials @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for two (2) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Makey Makey Frustration Game – Register Saturday, March 18 @ 3:00 PM Use Scratch programming, a simple circuit board, and cardboard to build a customized Frustration Game! […]

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Spring 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, March 15, […]

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Coffee & Canvas Spring 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, March 2, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, April 6, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, May 4, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library These programs are for adults.

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Songbirds of the Northeast

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Calling all birdwatchers and nature lovers! Don’t miss this presentation by naturalist and educator John Root, featuring both photographs and recordings of our region’s songbirds. The role of song in these birds’ lives as well as their diet, social behavior, and other adaptations for survival will be […]

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Garmany Music Series: Peter Greenfogel Quartet

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Enjoy a spring evening filled with the sounds of great jazz music! The Peter Greenfogel Quartet features Peter Greenfogel on tenor saxophone, Matt Dechamplain on piano, Stephen King Porter on bass, and Tido Holtkamp on drums. This event is made possible by Richard P. Garmany through a […]

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Mindful Self-Compassionate Practice Comes to Life

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through a number of mindful self-compassion meditations. This will be an hour-long immersion into mindful self-compassion meditation practice. Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing—being able to turn toward and acknowledge our difficult thoughts and feelings (such […]

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Lewis Walpole Library Lecture: James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings at the Lewis Walpole Library and co-curator of the current exhibition will talk about “James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress.” Sequential narration in satiric prints is most famously associated with the “modern moral subjects” of William Hogarth […]

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