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  10 to 8
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  10 to 5
  Sunday: Closed for the Summer
  439 Redding Road
  Redding, CT 06896
  P.O. Box 1009
  Redding, CT 06875
  Tel (203) 938-2545
  Fax (203) 938-4026
 
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  events: art show
  book fair, frog frolic
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54TH ANNUAL BOOK FAIR
Redding Community Center (Rt. 107 / Lonetown Road)
Friday, August 29th - Monday September 1st from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Friday, August 29th (Prices as marked)
 
  • EARLY ADMISSION 9 am-10 am for $15
  • FREE ADMISSION 10 am-4 pm
  • Saturday, August 30th (Prices as marked)
     
  • FREE ADMISSION 9 am-4 pm
  • Sunday, August 31st (Half marked price)
     
  • FREE ADMISSION 9 am-4 pm
  • Monday, September 1st (BOXING DAY)
     
  • A box of books for $10
  • FREE ADMISSION 9 am-4 pm
  • Credit cards accepted; Free parking; Refreshments sold on site
     
     
    BOOK FAIR DONATIONS...
    The last day for accepting donations for the 2014 Book Fair will be Saturday, August 16th.
     
     
    LITERARY ELEMENTS: START A CHAIN REACTION
    Summer reading program for adults June 23rd through August 31st
    Adult Summer Reading Logo   No sign-up required to enter your book reviews and qualify for weekly prize drawings. You can enter your review online or at the library. Click here for more information. Check out what everyone's reading on our Pinterest page.
     
     
    HOW DOES THE WORLD WORK?
    Let's Read and Find Out!
    Children’s Summer Reading Program: June 23rd –August 1st
    Logo for summer reading program   Our Reading Rewards program for children entering grades K - 5 and our Reading Raffle for readers entering grades 5 - 8 will start on June 23rd. Special events and activities will be offered; click here for details. Please note that all special programs require registration except drop-in story times. Please register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.
     
     
    SENSATIONAL SUDS
    Wednesday, August 13th at 7:30 PM
    Phot of glass of beer   The Art & Science of Crafting the Perfect Brew with P. Scott Vallely, owner of Charter Oak Brewing Co. Beer tasting to follow generously provided by The Georgetown Package Store. Please register online, at the Library or call 203 938-2545. You must be 21 or older to attend. A picture ID is required.
     
     
    MUSEUM PASSES CAN NOW BE RESERVED ONLINE
    Picture of Museum Pass   Couldn't be easier! Click here for list of passes and reservation page. Have questions? Click here.
     
     
    ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH: THE GRAND TOUR circa 1870
    Through Labor Day week
    Travel Photo - Europe  

    The allure of travel has inspired people for centuries and is the subject of the current exhibit at the Mark Twain Library. The images on display date from the late nineteenth century and are from the collection of Garry Intertrus.

     
     
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      The Library is now open late on an additional evening. New Monday hours will be 10 am – 8 pm. The current Library schedule is:
    • Monday and Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
    • Tues., Wed., Fri., & Sat.: 10 am - 5 pm 
     
     
     
     
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    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, 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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    READING RECOMMENDATIONS

      Staff-produced reading lists, websites, etc.
     
     
     
    Newsletter archives
     
     
      A monthly book discussion sponsored by the
      library. The next meeting will be June 9.
     
     

    ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH:
    THE GRAND TOUR circa 1870. On exhibit through Labor Day week.

       
      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