Events

Intermediate 3D Printing

Wednesday, August 31

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join instructor Jim Davis for intermediate 3D file creation. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software 123Design, from the makers of AutoCAD. Once you learn this software, you’ll be able to design and 3D print your very own creations. For all ages.

Registration required. To register, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

iPad Basics

Thursday, September 1

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Confused about how to use your iPad? Come to this class and learn how to get started! This class is geared towards beginners, covering the basic functions and features of the iPad and apps.  Feel free to bring your own iPad or use one of ours.  iPads must already have gone through initial set-up process and be registered with an Apple ID and be running the most current operating system.  No previous experience is necessary.

Registration is required. To register, please call us at 203. 488. 1441 ext. 318 or click here.

Medical Coding

Thursday, September 1

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

Music Extravaganza

Saturday, September 3

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Marina’s Music Presents MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA! Enjoy piano, violin and saxophone performances by talented students and their parents. Featuring a variety of music genres, from Bach and Mozart, to Sinatra and Elvis.

 

Library Closed

Sunday, September 4

All Day

Hatha Yoga

Monday, September 5

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Join yoga teacher Helen Lespier for an ongoing hatha yoga class every Monday night. Free and open to all ages.

Friends Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 6

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Blackstone Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, September 7

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Medical Coding

Thursday, September 8

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

Music and Nature: Romantic Masters

Saturday, September 10

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Concert pianist Alice Michahelles illustrates some of the masterworks for piano in this recital. Music by Beethoven, Grieg, Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, & Mendelssohn. Registration required. To register, please click here.

Mrs.Michahelles was born in Florence, Italy. She studied Piano and Chamber Music at the Conservatorio “L.Cherubini” in Florence, and graduated with honours in 1985. She was awarded the First Prize at the National Competition in Osimo. She carried on her musical education attending the Masterclasses of Professor Konstantin Bogino in Portogruaro, and  studied Composition at the Musikhochschule in Vienna. Alice Michahelles has appeared in recitals in Italy, Austria, United Kingdom,Slowakia, Slowenia, Turkey, Israel, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Egypt and Chile. Her repertoire goes from Bach to contemporary music, with a particular interest for the romantic period. She teaches Music Appreciation and Piano at Marlborough Summer College.

 

MUSIC AND NATURE

 

Ludwig van Beethoven      Sonata Op.27 n.2 “Moonlight Sonata”

Adagio sostenuto

Allegretto

Presto agitato

 Edvard Grieg                      Morning ( n.1 from Peer Gynt Suite)

Maurice Ravel                     Jeaux d’eau

Claude Debussy                  Clair de lune  ( n.3 from Suite Bergamasque)

ROMANTIC MASTERS

Felix Mendelssohn               Rondò capriccioso

Song without words n.6 Op 30 ( Venetian boat song)

Song without words n.4 Op.67 ( Spinner’s song)

Frederic Chopin                  Scherzo n.1 Op.20

Fantaisie-Improptu Op.66

Sergej Rachmaninov         Etude Tableaux n.5 Op.39

 

Hatha Yoga

Monday, September 12

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Join yoga teacher Helen Lespier for an ongoing hatha yoga class every Monday night. Free and open to all ages.

Starting Your Own Business Workshop

Tuesday, September 13

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thinking about starting your own business? Join a business professional from SCORE New Haven for help starting your own business. For more info about SCORE, visit https://newhaven.score.org/

Registration required. To register, please click here.

Wood Frogs as Indicators of Climate Change

Wednesday, September 14

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sponsored by Menunkatuck Audubon Society. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Carl R. Harvey at (203) 389-6076 or program@menunkatuck.org.

Ask A Lawyer

Thursday, September 15

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Have a legal question? Get a free consultation with a lawyer, brought to you by the New Haven County Bar Association. Each month, lawyers visit area libraries to provide free consultations. Consultations are first-come, first-served. Sign up at Reference up to 30 minutes before program begins. Free and open to the public.

Medical Coding

Thursday, September 15

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

You Wrote a Book! Now What?

Saturday, September 17

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Jan Kardys will call on her experience working for ten of NYC’s biggest publishing houses to talk in depth about publishing, marketing, writing a query letter, finding an agent, the role of an editor, and design considerations for book covers.

Presented by Unicorn for Writers. To register, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body, & Spirit

Sunday, September 18

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us for our annual John Loeb Lecture. Actor and author Ted Zalewski brings one of America’s greatest presidents to life. Combining history, drama, and fun, Mr. Zalewski gives voice to many of Roosevelt’s own words, writings, and beliefs. Cowboy, soldier, naturalist, historian, father, statesman, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, Theodore Roosevelt lived a life that inspires us still.

Registration required. To register, please click here.

Hatha Yoga

Monday, September 19

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Join yoga teacher Helen Lespier for an ongoing hatha yoga class every Monday night. Free and open to all ages.

Intro to 3D Printing

Tuesday, September 20

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to create your own 3D files for printing with instructor Jim Davis. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software 123Design, from the makers of AutoCAD.  For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here.

Digital Marketing Lunch & Learn

Thursday, September 22

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Let hibu show you how to grow your business online. Get digital marketing advice from the experts on mobile search, websites, search engine optimization (SEO), your local online visibility, local listings & maps, & pay-per-click advertising.

Special offer for attendees: Each business owner in attendance will receive a FREE personalized website analysis, search engine visibility analysis, and local search engine marketing recommendation!
Cosponsored by Shoreline Chamber of Commerce.
Registration required. To register, please click here.

Medical Coding

Thursday, September 22

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

Bear Minimum Concert

Friday, September 23

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bear Minimum is a bluegrass flavored duet that remembers the old-country sound.  Dave “Tex” Orlomoski from Barkhamsted, CT and Dave Shaw from Belmont, NH make up the duo Bear Minimum, performing old country and bluegrass music in the traditional brother duet style.  An offshoot of the Bear Bridge Band, they started playing together in the early 1990’s when Tex joined Dave’s MA based Bear Bridge Band in 1993. They’ve been playing as a duo for the past several years, getting a chance to showcase their Louvin Brothers and Delmore Brothers style of singing.  In 2015 they released their first recording, ” The Automobile of Life “ on the Open Road label.

Both men are excellent multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, playing various combinations of guitar, mandolin, banjo and fiddle.

Sponsored by The Musical Art Society of Branford. Free and open to the public.

Saturday Cinema: Money Monster

Saturday, September 24

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: This month’s Saturday Cinema will begin at 3:00 pm.

Join us for a showing of Money Monster, starring George Clooney & Julia Roberts. Lee Gates a charismatic TV Personality has been coined the money guru of Wall Street. When a fan of the show, Kyle loses his family’s money due to a bad piece of advice he decides to hold Lee and his show hostage as the entire ordeal unfolds. while on air. He threatens to kill Lee if his family’s stock does not go up before the bell rings. The whole country tunes in and watches as the ordeal unfolds before their eyes.

Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality and brief violence.

To register, please click here.

Washboard Slim & the Bluelights

Sunday, September 25

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Washboard Slim and the Bluelights have been performing their blues, jugband, early jazz and rockabilly mix throughout the United States for over twenty five years. In recent years they have introduced an Appalachian and Cajun twist to their eclectic mix. Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Blackstone Library. Registration required. To register, please click here.

Hatha Yoga

Monday, September 26

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Join yoga teacher Helen Lespier for an ongoing hatha yoga class every Monday night. Free and open to all ages.

Intermediate 3D Printing

Tuesday, September 27

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join instructor Jim Davis for intermediate to 3D file creation. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software 123Design, from the makers of AutoCAD. Once you learn this software, you’ll be able to design and 3D print your very own creations. For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here.

Medical Coding

Thursday, September 29

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

Hatha Yoga

Monday, October 3

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Join yoga teacher Helen Lespier for an ongoing hatha yoga class every Monday night. Free and open to all ages.

Friends Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 4

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Blackstone Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 5

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Medical Coding

Thursday, October 6

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For more information, please contact Kelly Anastasio of Medical Coding Academy at 203-848-0496 or click here to visit the Medical Coding Academy website.

Intro to 3D Printing

Saturday, October 8

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to create your own 3D files for printing with instructor Jim Davis. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software 123Design, from the makers of AutoCAD.  For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here.

Library Closed for Columbus Day

Sunday, October 9

All Day