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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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Garmany Music Series: The Great Romantics with the Karkowska Sisters

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Thursday, November 3, 2016 2:00 PM* Barney Library* The Karkowska Sisters Duo is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed ensemble that, in addition to a recital and chamber music repertoire, performs extraordinary programs of virtuosity and laughter full of beautiful music, unforgettable stories, and comedy. Anna, virtuoso violinist, and Kasha, concert pianist, graduated from the Julliard School of […]

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Director’s College: Dvorak, The Happy Soul

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Antonín Dvorak was the happiest and least neurotic of the Romantics. He was barely literate and hardly a deep thinker (locomotives were his chief passion outside of music). The cheery Czech was greatly influenced by his native folk culture which inspired him to write a plethora of […]

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Fall in Love with Your Money and Your Life

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library A discussion on Kate Northrop’s book, Money, A Love Story: Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create the Life You Really Want. Do you feel like there’s never enough when it comes to money? Do you feel anxious when you think or talk about money?  Do you avoid paying […]

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Live a Happier, More Fulfilling Life

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016* 7:00 PM Main Library Do you say things like “I’ll be happy when?” Are you walking through life in a fog, waiting for something to find your purpose? Are you so worried about what could happen that you aren’t living in the present moment? Join Lynn Healy as she shares her […]

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Giftmaking Mornings @ the Maker Space

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Wednesdays, September 28 – December 14 10:30 AM Main Library Maker Space Register separately for each program in this series. Every session will feature a different project suitable for gift-giving. No programs on October 12, November 23. September 28: Felted Soap – Register October 5: Polymer Clay Buttons – Register October 19: Leather Flowers – […]

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Dementia Caregivers Workshop Series

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Hartford Healthcare’s Center for Healthy Aging will be presenting a series of workshops for caregivers and families of dementia patients. Week 1: Overview of Dementia – Please register Thursday, October 6, 6:00 PM Week 2: Basics of Good Communication and Understanding Behaviors – Please register Thursday, October 13, 6:00 PM Week 3: Safety Considerations and […]

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Small Business Series with SCORE

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With this series, Greater Hartford SCORE will guide you through the key elements to starting and managing your small business! Starting Your Business: How to Develop a Business Plan in Six Easy Steps Thursday, October 6, 6:00 PM A business plan is an essential road map for business success, but few small businesses ever complete a […]

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