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October 2021

Free

Meet the Author, E. C. Hanson

October 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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Salem, Massachusetts. A town with a rich history of spirits and witches. It’s a place Adam Frost, a former paranormal investigator, never intended to visit again. But his teenage daughter is troubled and shows early signs of self-harm. Can the trip save their fractured relationship? Only time, and a haunted house, will tell. ALL THINGS DEADLY (Salem Stories) is E. C. Hanson’s debut horror collection. Surrounding the Frost storyline is a series of tales that utilize the coastal city to ratchet…

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Book Talk with Local Author Avye Andonellis

October 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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As Halloween approaches, it’s time to get honest about two scary things: the invisible spirit world and being a self-published author! Join local author Avye Andonellis (aka Woodbury Library staff member Dawn Yoakam) for a book talk about her recently self-published literary thriller, The Marionettist . From the back cover: “Ari Apostollis is all set. Her whole life she's relied on herself, but she can no longer go it alone after a rare antiquities dealer uncovers an ancient secret which forces Ari…

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Dispelling the Myth of Invertebrates

October 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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Got Bugs?? Invertebrates are everywhere.  They have conquered every continent (even Antarctica!) Whether you frequent the great outdoors or are more of a homebody, you are never very far away from them.  Yet despite their overwhelming abundance, they remain some of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet. Join Reference and Technology Librarian Ron Fairchild for a fascinating discussion about these wonders of the world, with special focus on some of the more infamous species. Ron has been fascinated with…

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November 2021

Free

Drama Reading Group at the Woodbury Public Library

November 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2021

Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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If you love to read or enjoy being part of a book club, you will relish participating in the new Drama Reading Group at the Woodbury Public Library. The group will consider the characters, themes and plots of each play and then examine how the work responds to a specific historical event. The monthly sessions will be facilitated by theatre scholar, Dr. Kathryn Farley.  Please join us once a month to participate in a dynamic discussion of famous plays.  The first play read…

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Transgender Awareness with Jillian Celentano

November 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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Jillian Celentano is a transgender woman who began her transition at age 55. She is an author, an MSW candidate, and advocate for the transgender community.  Join her at the Woodbury Public Library on Saturday, November 13, 2:00 PM for a talk on Transgender Awareness.  Jillian speaks at various venues across New England, is a mentor for trans youth, and has organized a support group for transgender young adults.  She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Albertus Magnus College,…

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Drumming Workshop with Master Teaching Artist Bob Bloom

November 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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All ages are invited to join Master Teaching Artist Bob Bloom for a drumming workshop. Get ready to have a great time learning to drum at the library!  Perfect for students and adults. From 2007 to 2010, he was the chair of the Interactive Drumming Committee of The Percussive Arts Society, the largest percussion organization in the world.  

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This Land of Snow with Author Anders Morely

November 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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Every journey begins with a single step, or in Anders Morley’s case, the shush of cross-country skis. For as long as he could remember, Morley dreamed of taking a very long walk. In his thirties, happily married and living in a faraway country but pining for the silent and snowy winters of his New Hampshire home, he decided to unite his old dream with his equally long-standing love of winter. Fourteen months later, just as the snow was starting to fall, he…

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Home for the Holidays with Author Christina Minutillo

November 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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Author Christina Minutillo is coming “Home for the Holidays.”  The California author will share recipes and inspirations from her recently published cookbook “Cooking with Italian Roots” at the Woodbury Public Library on Saturday, November 27th at 2:00 p.m. while she is home for the holidays in Connecticut.  Join her as she shares recipes for creating celebrations filled with great food and tips for creating a perfect holiday event.   Christina grew up in a close-knit, Italian American family in Connecticut and…

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December 2021

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, American Christmas Traditions

December 1 @ 12:00 AM - December 31 @ 11:30 PM
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The fascinating real-life story of The Night Before Christmas chimes to life as told by educational entertainer Martina Mathisen, along with the stories of our American Christmas Traditions. Why do we kiss under mistletoe?  Why do we decorate with poinsettias?  Where did the jolly older man in the red suit come from anyway? And so many more traditions explored! This fascinating holiday program can be viewed anytime, all month long!

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West Farms Quartet

December 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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The Westfarms Quartet is a newly formed string quartet featuring musicians from the Hartford area.  The quartet gave their first performance on the terrace of the Leroy Anderson House on Sunday, May 23, 2021, which was well received by an audience of 120 people. The group returned to Woodbury this summer to perform at the Woodbury Arts Walk just outside of the town library. The Westfarms Quartet will give a formal performance at the Woodbury Library, sponsored by the Woodbury…

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Drama Reading Group at the Woodbury Public Library

December 11 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2021

Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St S, Woodbury Public Library
Woodbury, CT 06798 United States
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If you love to read or enjoy being part of a book club, you will relish participating in the new Drama Reading Group at the Woodbury Public Library. The group will consider the characters, themes and plots of each play and then examine how the work responds to a specific historical event. The monthly sessions will be facilitated by theatre scholar, Dr. Kathryn Farley.  Please join us once a month to participate in a dynamic discussion of famous plays.  The first play read…

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