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Barney Jewelry Hour: Fall 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, September 7, 2:00 PM – Register […]

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Fall 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, September 13, […]

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Coffee & Canvas Fall 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. Wednesday, September 6, 2:00 PM – Register Main Library Wednesday, October 4, 2:00 PM – Register Main Library Wednesday, November 1, 2:00 PM – Register Main Library These programs are for adults.

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Director’s College: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Ask anybody to name two English rock bands from the 1960s and the response will likely be The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. But despite often being portrayed as rivals in the media, the two groups were actually quite friendly towards each other, both socially and musically. […]

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Garmany Music Series: Ricky Alfonso Jazz Quartet

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Ricky Alfonso has been on the East Coast jazz scene, performing and recording with his own and other ensembles in the Hartford area, since the 1980’s. A product of the modern jazz movement, with a trumpet style reminiscent of Miles Davis and Freddie […]

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Harvesting the Benefits of Mindful Self-Compassion Practice

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This program has been postponed to the date below. Wednesday, November 30, 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. No experience necessary. Presented by Angela Mazur, LCSW, LLC, and Theresa […]

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Fall in Love with Yourself and Your Body

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Self-love and self-worth are about looking at yourself in the mirror and saying I love you. It’s about giving yourself permission to come first and being non-apologetic about that. It’s about loving your body – right now, regardless of what it looks like and how it functions. During […]

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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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