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Oxford Public Library

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49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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December 2019

Free

New Year’s Eve Hors d’oeuvres Swap – Adult Program

December 31 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Oxford Library!  Exchange and share hors d’oeuvres and recipes!

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January 2020

Free

Tween Dungeons & Dragons

January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will host a new Dungeons and Dragons program for kids age 10-13!  If you’ve never played, we will walk through the basics and learn more.  Only open to six participants.

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Free

Drop-In Tech Talk: Newsbank

January 4, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Learn about our online full-text newspaper and journal news and information database and how to use it for research with Librarian Dawn.

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Free

Cell Phone Q&A

January 7, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Having trouble with your phone?  Want to know more about your phone's features?  A representative from Verizon will be hosting an open program to educate and assist anyone with questions about how to use their phones.  If possible please list your questions when registering for this program.

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Creative Writing

January 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Join us as we work on pieces together and explore writing prompts.

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Free

Tween Dungeons & Dragons

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will host a new Dungeons and Dragons program for kids age 10-13!  If you’ve never played, we will walk through the basics and learn more.  Only open to six participants.

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Free

Crime Book Club: “Trial of Lizzie Borden”

January 11, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will be discussing The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson.  This is a non-fiction true crime telling of the famous murder.  

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Basic Powerpoint

January 15, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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This hands-on class is given by Mike Ingber to learn how to use Powerpoint for presentations, etc. This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library. Snowdate: 1/22.

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Free

Original Book Club – “Rent Collector”

January 16, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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“The Rent Collector” by Camron Wright.  A story of hope, of one woman’s journey to save her son and another woman’s chance at redemption in a dump in Cambodia--perhaps especially in a dump in Cambodia--everyone deserves a second chance.  

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Tween Dungeons & Dragons

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will host a new Dungeons and Dragons program for kids age 10-13!  If you’ve never played, we will walk through the basics and learn more.  Only open to six participants.

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Free

Estate Planning

January 18, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Attorney Brian Etter speaks on Estate Planning. Come learn what you need to know to help your loved ones and make your wishes known. Snowdate: 1/25.

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Classics Book Discussion – “The Age of Innocence”

January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will be discussing The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton.  This is the 100th anniversary of the classic tale of the very rich in 1870's New York.

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Intermediate Powerpoint

January 22, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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This hands-on class is given by Mike Ingber to learn more advanced skills in Powerpoint for presentations, etc. This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library. Snow date: 1/29.

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Author Talk/Gargoyle Presentation

January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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“The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities”  by Matthew Duman.  Armed with only a camera, Mathew embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. His new book is featured in this illustrated lecture, giving you a taste of the variety of ornament, history and humor these campuses have to offer.  Snow date: January 30.  

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Tween Dungeons & Dragons

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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We will host a new Dungeons and Dragons program for kids age 10-13!  If you’ve never played, we will walk through the basics and learn more.  Only open to six participants.

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February 2020

Free

Literacy Skills for Emerging Readers

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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A free, two-hour workshop, emerging readers ages 6-8 will love building confidence and improving their reading comprehension with fun, interactive activities using Immersive Reader in OneNote for Windows 10.

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March 2020

Free

Gretchen Caulfield Author Talk: “Connecticut’s Rosie the Riveters”

March 7, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Join author Gretchen Caulfield, President of the American Rosie the Riveter Association (and member of CT Corsair Chapter) as she discusses for Women's History Month the story of Connecticut women in the workforce during WWII. The impact they had on the war effort and later in society as the men returned from war is fascinating. Book signing to follow the presentation.

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Empowering Students with Office 365 and Windows 10

March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Ages: Adults (Parents, Caregivers, Educators)  A free, hands-on workshop introducing educators and parents or caregivers to the Microsoft Learning Tools built into Windows10 and Office 365 that implement proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people with dyslexia, or other challenges regardless of their age or ability. Feel free to bring your learner along too! 

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Free

Director Craig Dudnick “Alice’s Ordinary People” Documentary Talk and Showing

March 21, 2020 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road
Oxford, CT 06478 United States
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Documentarian director speaks on the research and making of his film about Alice Tregay, leading civil rights educator and advocate in Chicago who began work with Dr. King in 1966 to improve the lives of black Americans through Operation Breadbasket, a jobs and education initiative. 56 minutes plus discussion. Date/Time: Saturday March 21 at 1:30pm Program: Director Craig Dudnick “Alice’s Ordinary People” documentary film showing and discussion Ages: Adults and Teens Free

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