Join us for An Evening with Cole Porter by the Harris/Roane Duo on Thursday, May 15th at 6:30. Registration begins May 1st
As we make our way through the centuries, who could forget the roaring 20s! This program tells the story of Cole Porter, beginning with his boyhood in Peru, Indiana, up through Yale and on to his success on Broadway and in Hollywood. The program will also feature some of the famous folk he encountered along the way, all the while making his music tell the story of his life.
To register, please call 860.489.6684 or email Jessica at email@example.com.
Join us as we look at the 1964/65 World's Fair on Thursday, May 8th at 6:30pm!
Though it was a financial failure the 1964/65 New York World's Fair is considered a cultural success and is fondly remembered by those who attended. Though pictures and lectures you will learn the history of the fair, its creation and construction. You will also learn about the little known controversies during its run. The audience will also get a quick tour of the highlights of the fair, its best pavilions and its flops. This lecture is presented by Jason Scappaticci. Jason has his BA from Syracuse University and his MA from Trinity College in Hartford. Jason works full time at Manchester Community College and is a life long resident of Manchester. He is passionate about history and enjoys sharing it with others. He has given his lectures for many groups and organizations in the Greater Hartford area and has also been invited to speak at the Mark Twain House and the Old State House.
To register, contact the Library at 860.489.6684 or email Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us as Richard Pope works individually with you to uncover your family tree on Thursday, May 1st beginning at 5:00pm.
Register today for an individual time slot. Please bring any information you may already have with you. Each time slot is 15 minutes. One time slot per person. Call 860.489.6684 to register!
Join Ginger, owner of In Sheep's Clothing, as she hosts a free Intro to Knitting Workshop on Thursday, April 24th from 6:00-8:00 at the library!
Ginger will teach the basics and get you on your way. The library will provide supplies! Space is limited to 10 participants, so register quickly! Registration begins April 1st by calling the library at 860-489-6684.
On April 14, 1865, President Lincoln was shot at the Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC. What happened that night?
Join us on Thursday, April 17th at 6:30pm as we examine the night that Lincoln was assassinated.
Was it a conspiracy or one man’s doing? Trace the timeline of the events that took place that night and form your own theory on this historic event that changed America. This is the first lecture in a series entitled Historic Headlines, which outlines different historical events as they coincide with the library's 150 years of service. For a full list of Historic Headlines lectures, please click here!
To register, please call the library at 860.489.6684 or email Jessica at email@example.com
Attendance at juvenile programs is limited to children of the age group for which the program is intended and their caregivers.