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Ending March 17th
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SPRING STORY TIMES FOR CHILDREN BIRTH TO AGE 8
March 17 – May 16, 2014
BREAK IT - MAKE IT WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 8 at 11:00 AM
Learn what’s inside electronics by taking them apart and making something new! Kindergarten - 4th grade. Please register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.
PAUL WEISSMAN: THE ART OF BOOKBINDING
Saturday, March 8th at 2:00 PM
Paul will share what he’s learned about book collecting and present Book Rescue 101: a primer on how to repair and restore value to worn and damaged tomes.
Finely crafted rebound books will be available for purchase. Register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545. Click for additional info.
READING TO ROVER: Share a book with a dog!
Thursday, March 13th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Children should be able to read to some degree, but do not need to read fluently. Register online for a specific 15 minute time slot or sign up at the front desk. Our thanks to the Ridgefield ROAR Therapy Dog Program for their wonderful volunteers!
THE AUTHOR OF "ONE FROM TWO" RICHARD MULCAHY
Sunday, March 16th at 2:00 PM
Redding resident Richard Mulcahy, a witness to the attacks on the Twin Towers, has written a story of rebuilding - the rebuilding of a life faced with unexpected challenges and the rebuilding of a dispirited city. Register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545. Click for additional info.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY STORY TIME
Monday, March 17th at 4:00 PM
Let’s find out if the leprechaun has left a pot of gold in the library! Listen to St. Patrick’s Day stories,
Make a craft,
Go on a library scavenger hunt. For Ages 4-8. Register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.
JAZZ @MTL WITH DAVID MORGAN
Wednesday, March 19th from 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Join David as he plays some old favorites and treats the listener to original songs. Share his enthusiasm for the history and sounds of Jazz. Register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.
WHAT IT MEANS TO LIVE IN A WATERSHED COMMUNITY
Saturday, March 22nd from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
“Preserving Natural Redding”, a Redding Garden Club booklet created in celebration of the clubs 50th Anniversary, is being presented to the Town. David Havens (of Norwalk River Watershed Association) will speak. Register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545. Click here for more information.
14 WOMEN: A DOCUMENTARY
Thursday, March 27th at 7:30 PM; Doors open at 7:00 PM
The Mark Twain Library and The Redding League of Women Voters present a Cinematic Celebration of National Women’s History Month. In 2005, 14 women were elected Senators. They share a story of perseverance and poise that is bound to inspire. Please register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545
UNDERSTANDING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act has begun. Coverage may begin as soon as January 1, 2014. Click here for more information.
TRANSPARENT LANGUAGEONLINE FOR LIBRARIES
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