Self Defense Workshop with Family Martial Arts and Fitness of Cheshire (ages 14 and up)
Saturday, March 12 @ 1 pm
Learn real world self-defense for the average person. Learn the psychology of attackers and how to use your body weight to defeat them. This is a hands-on workshop so please wear comfortable clothes. Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-289-3433.
Poetry Series with Dr. Schenker
Tuesdays, April 5 and May 3 @ 7pm
April is National Poetry Month and Dr. Mark Schenker, Senior Associate Dean at Yale College, will be discussing two contemporary American poets: Billy Collins (b. 1941) in April and Rita Dove (b. 1952) in May. Each has won numerous literary prizes, and each has been the U. S. Poet Laureate for two terms (Dove in 1993-1995 and Collins in 2001-2003). Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-289-3433.
Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing with Will Siss
Thursday, April 14 @ 7pm
Join Will Siss, author of Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing for a presentation on the history of brewing beer in Connecticut. Siss will share highlights of his book with us and fun facts about beer in the Nutmeg State and also lead a beer tasting. This program is for ages 21 and up. Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-289-3433.
Honey Sweetened Chocolate Class with Sharyn Farrell
Monday, April 18 @ 7pm
Just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes will get you some of the most decadent chocolate ever. This is a demonstration class. We will show you how to combine raw honey, cocoa and coconut oil for a rich and delicious treat, anytime. You will also learn some phenomenal recipe variations, like peanut butter swirl, Himalayan salted feast, chocolate crisp, s’mores in the middle, and more! Even night-time carob dreams! You will also learn a few of the wonderful health benefits of coconut oil, raw honey, raw cocoa. Samples are included in this class. 100% raw honey, rich cocoa and recipe guide will be available for purchase, so you can go home and make it yourself in the comfort of your own kitchen! Please register online, by phone, or at the Circulation Desk.
Thursday, March 24 @ 7pm
PG-13. 1 hr and 51 minutes. An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
The Big Short
Thursday, March 31 @ 7pm
Rated R. 2hr and 10 minutes. Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
Children and Teen Programs
Kung Fu Panda Party
Saturday, March 12 @ 2pm grades K-3
Come to the library for an afternoon of Kung Fu games, books, a treasure hunt, and more. Please register online.
Eager Readers Book Group
Monday, March 14@ 6:30 @ 6pm grades K-2
Read Finding Spring by Carin Berger and join us for a book discussion and craft. Copies are available at the library. Please register at the Children’s Desk when you check out a copy of the book.
Tuesday, March 15 @ 6:30pm grades K and up
No registration required. Please arrive on time!
Snap To It! Snap Circuits Workshop
Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 2 pm For grades 4 and up
Have a blast learning about electricity! Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electricity while you build exciting projects such as a fan launcher, a space battle sound-effect generator, a radio and more! No experience necessary. Please register online.