Monday & Thursday
  10 to 8
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  10 to 5
  Sunday
  12 to 5
  439 Redding Road
  Redding, CT 06896
  P.O. Box 1009
  Redding, CT 06875
  Tel (203) 938-2545
  Fax (203) 938-4026
 
  Beth Dominianni
Ways of giving
Annual fund-raising
  events: art show
  book fair, frog frolic,
  pudd’nhead prize
Volunteer
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Annual Report
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Our solar panels were
Installed by Sound Solar and are funded by Santa Energy.
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Want to learn more
click here.
   
 
   
 
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Find out more about this Masterpiece event and fundraiser to benefit the Mark Twain Library
 
 
NO BOOK FAIR DONATIONS
from November 17th through January 9th
Picture of Box of Books   We will close the donation bin and stop accepting donations on November 17th, 2014. Donations will resume on January 10th, 2015.
 
 
WINTER STORY TIMES for children newborn through 2nd grade
January 5 - February 20, 2015
Penguin Picture   Registration required. You may register online, by phone, or in-person at the library starting Monday December 1st at 10:00 am. Schedule and additional info here.
 
 
KNITTY BY NATURE: A Knitting Group at The Mark Twain Library
Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. starting November 14
Kniting needles and Yarni   Bring your handwork (crochet and needlepoint, too!), sit in the Library’s comfy chairs and chat with friends while you create! Get tips and learn from others. All levels of expertise welcome. Call 203 938-2545 for information
 
 
MEET THE AUTHORS: LAURIE HEISS & JILL SMYTH
Thursday, November 20th at 7:30 PM
Picture of Book Cover   Join the authors of "The Merritt Parkway: The Road That Shaped a Region" as they navigate the unique history of this historic road. Register online, at the library or call 203.938.2545.
 
 
BE A STAR ON COMMUNITY ACCESS TV
Tuesday, November 18th at 3:30 PM
Graphic image of TV Camera   Learn the ins and outs of programming over Cable Channel 88 with Rich Turscany, public access coordinator with Cablevision of Connecticut. Register online, at the library or call 203.938.2545.
 
 
SUNSHINE STORIES & CRAFTS: Celebrate 1-Year of Solar Panels
Tuesday, November 25th
Stories and Songs from 10:30-11:00, Crafts from 11:00-11:15
Picture of the Sun   Listen to sunshine stories and songs for the first half-hour. Then, older children are welcome to stay for a sunny craft. For children birth-5-years-old, all accompanied by an adult. Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545 or stop in to register.
 
 
FALL PHOTO EXHIBIT
On display from now thru November 28th
Horse   Esther-Grace Simson is an artist inspired by the natural beauty and nobility of her subjects. Her emotionally charged photographs convey her passion for the integrity of the horse.
 
 
 
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How to get a library card
How to request items online
How to renew items online
Account alerts
 
 
bullet Click for our weekly Wowbrary list of new
  books, movies, music
bullet Use Wowbrary to link to Amazon and a
  percentage of your purchases are donated to the library.
 
Downloadables  
bullet Overdrive (ebooks & audiobooks):
 

Search eMedia catalog. Get Digital Help. Review instructions for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, Nook, Kindle, or Kindle Fire.

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One-Click-Digital (ebooks & audio books)

 
Music Download  
bullet FREEGAL, free downloadable music from Sony.
  Use your library card to download up to five songs a week and stream 3 hours of music a day! Files are compatible with iTunes, iPods, MP3 players, and both Macs and PCs. Click for more information.
 
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bullet Always wanted to learn a foreign language?
  We are pleased to be able to offer Transparent Language Online a foreign language learning system with options for ESL learners and mobile device users.
 
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bullet BOOKTATTLER
  Our Book Blog: reading suggestions and news from the world of books.
bullet MARK TWAIN LIBRARY ON PINTEREST
  Book reviews from staff & patrons. Click to take a look or add your own review(s).
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READING RECOMMENDATIONS

  Staff-produced reading lists, websites, etc.
 
 
 
Newsletter archives
 
 
  A monthly book discussion sponsored by the
  library. The next meeting will be December 8.
 
  RESERVE MUSEUM PASSES ONLINE
  Couldn't be easier! Click here for list of passes and reservation page. Have questions? Click here.
   
 

ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH:
COMING SOON: The 42nd Annual Mark Twain Library Art Show.

   
  ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY
  A collection of the library's favorite photos.
   
 
Tumble  Books Banner
  Click the TumbleBook logo above for 24/7 access to an online collection of more than 200 "talking" picture books, 90 foreign language books, and 90 readalong chapter books.
   
  PHOTOGRAPHERS
  Mark Twain Library offers the use of a designated bulletin board for a display of photographs. Click here for the rules or for an application.