Connecticut’s African American Heroes
Thursday, Feb. 8th at 6:30 / Registration begins Jan.15th
Held in the Community Room
African Americans have played a major role in the development of our state, our nation and our world. African American women from Connecticut are no exception! Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame and learn about some of Connecticut's most remarkable African American heroines.
BYOD and a Movie: Victoria and Abdul
Thursday, January 25th at 6:00pm
When Abdul Karim, a clerk inhis twenties, comes to the Queen of England's court from India in 1887, hecomes for the queen's Golden Jubilee festivities. He stays long after anddevelops a close and sometimes controversial friendship with the aging queen.Curious about his homeland, a nation over which she is Empress, the queen'spersonal favor grows as she gets to know Abdul as both her clerk and confidant.In a time of heightened prejudice and inequality between the two nations underher rule, this brings criticism from members of her court and family.(Rated PG 13 / 112 Minutes)
Bring your own dinner and enjoy a movie! We'll set up the Community Room with chairs and tables for you to enjoy your dinner with friends. You can bring everything from pizza, to grinders, to sushi!
School Vacation Fun Day!
Monday, January 15th and February 19th from 11-4
For all ages / Drop-in
The kids are off from school and you need to keep them entertained...but how? We've got you covered! Drop in to the library between 11 and 4. The Community Room will have board games set-up, craft stations, a spot for a "read in" (where parents and kids can bring a book and just hang out and read) and hot chocolate. We encourage you to bring a cozy blanket or play mat so you can spread out and get comfy while reading. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to bring snacks, lunch and your own games to play.
Saturday, January 13th and February 17th from 11-1
Wouldn't you love a quiet place to cozy up with a good book, a cup of coffee, and just read??? We've got you covered. Drop in to our Lower Level, grab a seat, and read. We'll have coffee and hot chocolate. The small meeting room is reserved for adults, while the Community Room is reserved for kids and teens! We encourage kids and teens to bring a cozy blanket or play mat so they can spread out and get comfy while they read. We'll also have board games available in the Community Room. Feel free to bring snacks or lunch.
The Meaning of Omelets and Life:
What I learned from my Mom, the Queen of Omelets
Thursday, Feb. 1st at 6:30
Registration begins Jan. 15th
Held in the Community Room
Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Countryman Press, 2017) 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 and enjoy samples.
Mask Update: Masks are required for all program attendees despite vaccination status.
Attendance at juvenile programs is limited to children of the age group for which the program is intended and their caregivers.