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  • Young Authors

    Date: January 11, 2018 - March 29, 2018

    Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Category: Writing
    Address: 10 Killingworth Turnpike
    Clinton
    06413
    United States

    We provide the blank books and you provide the imagination! What kind of book will you create? Graphic? Picture book? Adventure? It’s up to you! Free weekly event for 1st – 5th Graders. No registration. (1st-5th graders)

  • Daytime Book Discussion

    Date: February 23, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    The Return:  fathers, sons and the land in between by Hisham Matar When Hisham Matar was a nineteen-year-old university student in England, his father went missing under mysterious circumstances.  Twenty-two years later, he returned to his native Libya in search of the truth behind his father’s disappearance. Lynne Rogers, Professor of read more

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    Encounters: Citizen

    Date: February 24, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Amistad Center for Art & Culture
    Address: 600 Main St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join us for small group discussions about everyday acts of racism in American society with selections of Hartford Public Library’s Big Read book for 2018, Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Wadsworth Atheneum read more

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    POP – Poets on Poetry (February)

    Date: February 24, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Poetry
    Venue: Hartford Public Library
    Address: 500 Main St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    February 24 – Wislawa Szymborska Discussion led by Julia Paul The Connecticut Poetry Society is pleased to co-sponsor with The Hartford Public Library a moderated discussion group of a book of poetry by a well-known poet. The meetings are FREE and OPEN to the public. Location: Hartford Public Library in read more

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    Harlem Quartet: free concert

    Date: February 24, 2018

    Time: 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm

    Category: Miscellaneous
    Venue: First Church Middletown
    Address: 190 Court St
    Middletown
    06457
    United States

    The Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with a varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world, from a 2009 performance at The White House for President Obama and read more

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    Breaking Barriers, A Discussion

    Date: February 27, 2018

    Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Hartford History Center
    Address: 500 Main St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join us for a conversation on African American leaders featured in Breaking Barriers, Aetna’s 2017 publication celebrating 35 years of African American leadership in America. Breaking Barriers features Hartford community change makers Charmaine Craig, known as Hartford’s Tree Lady, and Patricia Kelly, founder and CEO of Ebony Horsewomen. Both women read more

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    Breaking Barriers, A Discussion

    Date: February 27, 2018

    Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Hartford Public Library
    Address: 500 Main St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join us for a conversation on African American leaders featured in Breaking Barriers, Aetna’s 2017 publication celebrating 35 years of African American leadership in America. Breaking Barriers features Hartford community change makers Charmaine Craig, known as Hartford’s Tree Lady, and Patricia Kelly, founder and CEO of Ebony Horsewomen. Both women read more

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    1st Local Author Showcase

    Date: February 28, 2018

    Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Venue: Barnes & Noble UConn, Hartford
    Address: 20 Front St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join the Bookstore in welcoming Hartford’s finest authors at our very first local author showcase. Authors will be available to meet & greet and sign & sell.

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - March 1, 2018

    Date: March 1, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Poetry Bistro Night - March 2, 2018

    Date: March 2, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    Category: Poetry and Poetry Reading
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    POETRY BISTRO NIGHT (Open Mic) Join us at a dimly-lit cafe table in our Steampunk Library to sip coffee and hear local writers read their poetry and short stories. First Fridays of each month, 8:00 – 9:30pm $5 cover charge Poets and writers who would like to participate, please email read more

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    Writing and Editing Workshop - March 3, 2018

    Date: March 3, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: James Blackstone Memorial Library
    Address: 758 Main St
    Branford
    06405
    United States

    During this three-part workshop, participants will learn about the seven elements of successful novels, tightening, polishing and editing manuscripts and the art of writing a query letter and publishing options. People will be invited to bring work to share with the class. Please call the library to register. 203-488-1441

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    Encountering the American Gothic

    Date: March 3, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 2-34 Atheneum Square
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join us for small group discussions on the art and writings of Edward Gorey in the gallery of his exhibition. The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and UConn Humanities Institute -UCHI have formed a community read more

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    Saturday Afternoon Adult Book Group: Do Not Become Alarmed

    Date: March 3, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Category: Book Club
    Venue: Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
    Address: 234 Kensington Rd
    Berlin
    06037
    United States

    “From a beloved, award-winning writer, the much-anticipated novel about what happens when two families go on a tropical vacation–and the children go missing. When Liv and Nora decide to take their families on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship’s comforts and possibilities seem infinite. The children–two eleven-year-olds, an read more

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    The Charter Oak Readings

    Date: March 4, 2018

    Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    Venue: Charter Oak Cultural Center
    Address: 21 Charter Oak Ave
    Hartford
    06106
    United States

    Tim Cresswell is the author of two collections of poetry, Soil (2013) and Fence (2015) both published by Penned in the Margins in London. His poems have appeared widely in US, British, Irish and Canadian magazines including The Rialto, Magma, The Moth, Poetry Wales, Riddlefence and Salamander. Tim is also read more

  • Avon Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series - March 6, 2018

    Date: March 6, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series This is a book discussion featuring books inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 7:00 PM: Murder at Mansfield Park by Lynn Shepherd Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 7:00 PM: Eligible: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - March 8, 2018

    Date: March 8, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

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    Author Talk with Marc Youngquist

    Date: March 8, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: Durham Public Library
    Address: 7 Maple Ave
    Durham
    06422
    United States

    Local author Marc Youngquist will discuss his book, The 143rd in Iraq: Boots on the Ground Training Iraqi Police in Spite of It All, a historical account of a Connecticut National Guard Military Police Company’s attempt to recruit, train, and prepare an Iraqi Police Force in 2003-2004. Copies of the book will read more

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    Writing and Editing Workshop - March 10, 2018

    Date: March 10, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: James Blackstone Memorial Library
    Address: 758 Main St
    Branford
    06405
    United States

    During this three-part workshop, participants will learn about the seven elements of successful novels, tightening, polishing and editing manuscripts and the art of writing a query letter and publishing options. People will be invited to bring work to share with the class. Please call the library to register. 203-488-1441

  • The Not So Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife

    Date: March 11, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Address: 20 S Main St
    West Hartford
    06107
    United States

    Perhaps women need to be reminded of how far we’ve come in order to see how far we still can go. Discover what life was really like for New England’s colonial women – because we’ve always been curious about: menstruation, sex & birth control, childbirth, sickness & medicine. For instance, read more

  • Speculative Fiction Book Discussion: Good Morning, Midnight

    Date: March 12, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    Pamela Bedore, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point, will lead this monthly series.  Multiple copies of the books will be available at the library. Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton (2016 ) For readers of Station Eleven and The Snow Child, Lily Brooks-Dalton’s haunting debut is the unforgettable story read more

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    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane: the World of Jane Austen Through Paintings of the Period with Patricia Carr

    Date: March 13, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Category: Miscellaneous
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

      This program will focus on the world in which Austen grew up, mainly rural England.  With the aid of beautiful slides, including many of paintings of the time, Carr will help us enter that world and learn a little more about what life was like for the country gentry. For more information, contact Cyndi Larsen clarsen@avonctlibrary.info read more

  • Avon Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series - March 13, 2018

    Date: March 13, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series This is a book discussion featuring books inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 7:00 PM: Murder at Mansfield Park by Lynn Shepherd Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 7:00 PM: Eligible: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - March 15, 2018

    Date: March 15, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

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    Writing and Editing Workshop - March 17, 2018

    Date: March 17, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: James Blackstone Memorial Library
    Address: 758 Main St
    Branford
    06405
    United States

    During this three-part workshop, participants will learn about the seven elements of successful novels, tightening, polishing and editing manuscripts and the art of writing a query letter and publishing options. People will be invited to bring work to share with the class. Please call the library to register. 203-488-1441

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    Writing for Young Readers with Author and Poet Leslie Bulion

    Date: March 17, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 am

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: Durham Public Library
    Address: 7 Maple Ave
    Durham
    06422
    United States

    How does your idea become a book? Using her learning experiences from 20 years of writing for young readers, Leslie will share tips and best practices to up your writing process to the level of today’s thriving children’s writing market, including getting started, the writing process, and opportunities for learning and growing as read more

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    The Meaning of Omelets and Life: What I learned from my Mom, the Queen of Omelets

    Date: March 20, 2018

    Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Venue: Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
    Address: 234 Kensington Rd
    Berlin
    06037
    United States

    Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook talks about the process of writing his definitive book on the iconic omelet, full of practical wisdom about omelets, cooking, and life. He will also demonstrate omelet preparation and invite audience members to try it out read more

  • Avon Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series - March 20, 2018

    Date: March 20, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series This is a book discussion featuring books inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 7:00 PM: Murder at Mansfield Park by Lynn Shepherd Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 7:00 PM: Eligible: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - March 22, 2018

    Date: March 22, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Daytime Book Discussion

    Date: March 23, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors.  But from childhood, he was different – “girlish”, intellectually precocious, and attracted to other men. Dr. Anne Flammang, Captain, read more

  • “READ LOCAL” Welles-Turner Memorial Library’s Local Connecticut Author Fair

    Date: March 24, 2018

    Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    The Welles-Turner Memorial Library invites published authors to participate in “Read Local” our Local CT Author Fair to be held Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Riverfront Community Center, 300 Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Authors will be afforded the opportunity to meet potential readers and share their talent with the read more

  • Avon Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series - March 27, 2018

    Date: March 27, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series This is a book discussion featuring books inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 7:00 PM: Murder at Mansfield Park by Lynn Shepherd Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 7:00 PM: Eligible: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - March 29, 2018

    Date: March 29, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

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    At the Broken Places Panel & Book Signing

    Date: March 29, 2018

    Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Venue: Barnes & Noble UConn, Hartford
    Address: Hartford
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join the Social Work Department and the UConn Hartford Bookstore in welcoming Mary and Donald Collins authors of At the Broken Places. They discuss their experiences as Mother and Son dealing with the process of transitioning. A panel of experts will be in attendance.

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    At the Broken Places Panel & Book Signing

    Date: March 29, 2018

    Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Address: 20 Front St
    Hartford
    06103
    United States

    Join the Social Work Department and the UConn Hartford Bookstore in welcoming Mary and Donald Collins authors of At the Broken Places. They discuss their experiences as Mother and Son dealing with the process of transitioning. A panel of experts will be in attendance.

  • Avon Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series - April 3, 2018

    Date: April 3, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Austen Book Discussion Series This is a book discussion featuring books inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018, 7:00 PM: Murder at Mansfield Park by Lynn Shepherd Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 7:00 PM: Eligible: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - April 5, 2018

    Date: April 5, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Poetry Bistro Night - April 6, 2018

    Date: April 6, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    Category: Poetry and Poetry Reading
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    POETRY BISTRO NIGHT (Open Mic) Join us at a dimly-lit cafe table in our Steampunk Library to sip coffee and hear local writers read their poetry and short stories. First Fridays of each month, 8:00 – 9:30pm $5 cover charge Poets and writers who would like to participate, please email read more

  • Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Series: Fashion in Fiction: Jane Austen’s Regency Novels with Kandie Carle

    Date: April 7, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Category: Miscellaneous
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library Shades of Jane Series: Fashion in Fiction: Jane Austen’s Regency Novels with Kandie Carle Saturday, Apr. 7, 2018, 2:00 PM While dressed in authentic Regency attire, Kandie Carle gives a detailed overview of the clothing of the Regency Era (early 1800s) for both gentlemen and ladies. Then Ms. read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - April 12, 2018

    Date: April 12, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

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    David Sedaris

    Date: April 14, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Venue: Garde Arts Center
    Address: 325 State St
    New London
    06320
    United States

    DAVID SEDARIS, one of America’s preeminent humor writers, slices through cultural euphemisms & political correctness in a both wise and hysterical examination of the human condition. Sedaris is the author of the collections of personal essays Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - April 19, 2018

    Date: April 19, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Why Jane Austen is Still Relevant Today: Lit Lecture with Dr. Catherine Hoyser, University of St. Joseph

    Date: April 19, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Miscellaneous
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    The Enduring Popularity of Jane Austen and Why She is Still Relevant Today: Lit Lecture with Dr. Catherine Hoyser, University of St. Joseph Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7 PM For more information, contact Cyndi Larsen clarsen@avonctlibrary.info 860-673-9712 ext 225. Free and open to the public. No registration. Series sponsored by the Friends of the read more

  • Writing Workshop

    Date: April 24, 2018

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Writing
    Address: 105 Miller St
    Meriden
    06450
    United States

    Susan Strecker, the award-winning author of NIGHT BLINDNESS and NOWHERE GIRL (Thomas Dunne Books), will host a writing workshop on Tuesday, April 24th at Meriden Public Library in Meriden (105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Writing novels, especially an author’s first, can feel overwhelming and read more

  • Writing Workshop

    Date: April 24, 2018

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Address: 105 Miller St
    Meriden
    06450
    United States

    Susan Strecker, the award-winning author of NIGHT BLINDNESS and NOWHERE GIRL (Thomas Dunne Books), will host a writing workshop on Tuesday, April 24th at Meriden Public Library in Meriden (105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Writing novels, especially an author’s first, can feel overwhelming and read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - April 26, 2018

    Date: April 26, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Daytime Book Discussion

    Date: April 27, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    The Mortifications by Derek Palacio In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boatlift.  Diane Barcelo, art history professor at UConn Avery Point will lead this discussion.  

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - May 3, 2018

    Date: May 3, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Poetry Bistro Night - May 4, 2018

    Date: May 4, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    Category: Poetry and Poetry Reading
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    POETRY BISTRO NIGHT (Open Mic) Join us at a dimly-lit cafe table in our Steampunk Library to sip coffee and hear local writers read their poetry and short stories. First Fridays of each month, 8:00 – 9:30pm $5 cover charge Poets and writers who would like to participate, please email read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - May 10, 2018

    Date: May 10, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - May 17, 2018

    Date: May 17, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Avon Free Public Library Mexico Book Discussion Series: The Hummingbird’s Daughter

    Date: May 21, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Mexico This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Mexico. Monday May 21, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea Monday, Jun.  4, 2018, 2:00 PM: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Monday, Jun.  18, 2018, read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - May 24, 2018

    Date: May 24, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Daytime Book Discussion

    Date: May 25, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman A searing short novel about the life of a stand-up comic.  Dr. Anne Flammang, Captain, U. S. Coast Guard, retired, will lead this discussion.  

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - May 31, 2018

    Date: May 31, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Poetry Bistro Night - June 1, 2018

    Date: June 1, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    Category: Poetry and Poetry Reading
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    POETRY BISTRO NIGHT (Open Mic) Join us at a dimly-lit cafe table in our Steampunk Library to sip coffee and hear local writers read their poetry and short stories. First Fridays of each month, 8:00 – 9:30pm $5 cover charge Poets and writers who would like to participate, please email read more

  • Avon Free Public Library Mexico Book Discussion Series: Like Water for Chocolate

    Date: June 4, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Mexico This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Mexico. Monday May 21, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea Monday, Jun.  4, 2018, 2:00 PM: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Monday, Jun.  18, 2018, read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - June 7, 2018

    Date: June 7, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - June 14, 2018

    Date: June 14, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Avon Free Public Library Mexico Book Discussion Series: Night of Sorrows

    Date: June 18, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Mexico This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Mexico. Monday May 21, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea Monday, Jun.  4, 2018, 2:00 PM: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Monday, Jun.  18, 2018, read more

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - June 21, 2018

    Date: June 21, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more

  • Daytime Book Discussion

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

      Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town.  Theresa Ammirati, retired dean of studies at Connecticut College, will lead this discussion.  

  • Fairisle Detectives Literary Society (Thursday afternoons) - June 28, 2018

    Date: June 28, 2018

    Time: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 10 Wilcox St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    The Fairisle Detectives are an unusual new book club for fans of knitting, mysteries, and mysteries about knitting! Come sit by us while we knit like blazes and parse the outlandish behavior of the suspects in fun, campy mystery books like Death by Cashmere and Knit One, Kill Two. Whether read more