<![CDATA[Torrington Library - Events]]>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:52:57 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[Irish Music with Tom O'Carroll]]>Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:05:02 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/irish-music-with-tom-ocarrollPicture
Join Tom O'Carroll on Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 as he sings Irish songs and tells wild tales from Ireland! O'Carroll is an Irish folksinger and humorist from Dublin. His quick wit, scholarship and virtuosity on a variety of musical instruments have made him popular with audiences in libraries, cultural events, colleges and high schools throughout the U.S. Tom has been singing the songs and playing the tunes of his native Ireland for over 30 years. He enlivens these programs with his trademark humor and incredible stock of stories and anecdotes.

Registration begins February 15th.  Register by calling 860-489-6684 or online

Held at Coe Park Civic Center. Doors open at 6:00pm.

<![CDATA[Read to a Librarian]]>Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:28:53 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/read-to-a-librarianPicture
Wednesdays, February 3rd-24th. 
 Time slots begin at 5:30 and go to 7:30, so reserve a 20 minute spot to read to either Ms. Jill or Ms. Jeni. This helps build reading skills, communication skills, and reading comprehension. 

​Registration has begun! 

<![CDATA[Just Added! The Martian: BYOD and a Movie]]>Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:28:11 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/just-added-the-martian-byod-and-a-moviePicture
BYOD and a Movie: The Martian
Thursday, February 4th at 6:00pm

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Rated PG-13. 144 minutes.

BYOD (bring your own dinner) and we'll have tables set up! This is a must see!

Register today by calling 860-489-6684 or by clicking here

<![CDATA[Psychic Medium Event!]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:43:51 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/psychic-medium-eventPicture
Join psychic medium, Debbie Gutierrez, on Thursday, February 25th at 6:30 as she explains how she connects to the spirit world. Debbie will also demonstrate communication with spirits using audience members. After the demonstration, she speaks about how everyone can strengthen their own intuitive abilities. A Q & A will follow!

Limited availability! Register beginning February 1st. Call 860-489-6684 to register or register online!

** Held at Coe Park Civic Center, right across the street from the Library! **

<![CDATA[Adult Coloring Night!]]>Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:33:21 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/adult-coloring-nightPicture
Ever wish you were a child again so you could open up a box of Crayola crayons and color you cares away?!

​Join us for the newest trend in relaxation...Adult Coloring Night on Thursday, February 18th from 6:30-7:30. ! We'll have lots of fun coloring sheets and boxes of crayola crayons and colored pencils. Bring a few friends, color, relax, enjoy refreshments and be a kid again!

​Registration begins February 1st. Register online or by calling 860-489-6684.

<![CDATA[Speaking Canine]]>Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:59:52 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/speaking-caninePicture
Join Barbara Dwyer as she teaches you how to Speak Canine on Thursday, February 11th at 6:30!


Dogs DO NOT speak French, Portuguese or Swahili. Humans DO NOT understand “woof” or “grrr.” So how can you talk to your dog? This is a must see for all dog parents and animals lovers. Individual’s questions will be answered following the presentation as time permits. Pets/Dogs are not allowed at the event.

Snow Date: February 18th

<![CDATA[2016 Reading Challenge! ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:56:59 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/2016-reading-challengePicture
Join our 2016 reading challenge!

Read as many of the following books as you can from the challenge worksheet.  Record the name and author.

Return the worksheet to the Library by December 1, 2016.  The more points you accumulate, the more raffle tickets you will receive to win a bookworm-worthy prize! 

Don’t hesitate to ask us for suggestions and please remember that books must be reading level and age appropriate.

<![CDATA[Library Open House]]>Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:15:24 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/library-open-housePicture
Open House and Tour of the New Building!
Join us for an Open House on Saturday, January 9th from 10:00am-2:00pm.  The Open House will include:

  • New Construction Tours at 9:30am; 10:30am; 11:30am; 12:30pm (tours compliments of Burlington Construction). Please register in advance. Registration is limited.
  • Scavenger Hunt: Participate in our library scavenger hunt and be entered to win a prize!
  • Library Card registration;
  • Light Refreshments
This family friendly day is a must for all library lovers! To register, call 860-489-6684 or online.

<![CDATA[Valentine's Day Craft Night for Adults]]>Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:56:42 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/valentines-day-craft-night-for-adultsPicture
Join us for a special Valentine's Craft Night for adults on Thursday, January 28th from 6:00-7:30! We provide the supplies and you relax and have fun! This is the perfect chance to make a loved-one a special gift! 

Registration is limited and begins January 4th. Call 860-489-6684 to register or register online

<![CDATA[Get More Done and Have More Fun]]>Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:03:50 GMThttp://www.torringtonlibrary.org/events/get-more-done-and-have-more-funPicture
Join Peter Callahan on Thursday, January 21st at 6:30 as he offers up tips to start your new year right in Get More Done and Have More Fun! Wouldn't you love to accomplish more throughout the year, but still have fun and make time for what you really love to do? Peter is here to help and offer tips!

​Peter Callahan is a professional coach and organizational trainer with over ten years of experience and extensive education in leadership and fostering effective teams and work environments across many different industries. With a focus on service, communication, and accountability, Peter is passionate about empowering authentic leaders and helping people truly enjoy their life and work.

Register online or call 860-489-6684