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Tuesday, April 14

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LATIN CANCELED

Wednesday, November 20

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Books & Brews Book Club (OFFSITE)

Wednesday, November 20

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Each month, Books & Brews offers 2 titles to choose from, each with its own discussion group to take part in. See upcoming titles at the group’s meetup.com page.

We bring next month’s books to each meeting. Come out and grab one for next month’s group. You can also borrow one from the library (place a hold on our online catalog), or purchase your own copy. New members welcome. Read one of the titles and come out and join the fun!

Find us on meetup.com to connect with the group and RSVP to the meeting.

Books ‘n’ Brews will meet at Thimble Island Brewery.

Feel free to bring your own snacks. Thimble Islands offers a selection of craft beers (must be 21+ to drink alcoholic beverages), wine, soda, and water. No purchase necessary to take part in the book club. Come have some fun & get lit…erary at Books ‘n’ Brews!

Knitting Group

Wednesday, November 20

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Meets in the Lucy Hammer Room each Wednesday. No registration required. For more info, please call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Ask A Lawyer

Thursday, November 21

3:30 pm - 5:30 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.

3D Print Club

Tuesday, November 26

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you curious about 3D printing? Are you a 3D design master looking to share your skills? Join our 3D Print Club! Once a month makers of all abilities can come together to learn new things, teach others, and work collaboratively on their 3D printing skills. We provide the printers, filament, and computers, just bring your creativity. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends, find people with a common interest, and share knowledge. Our 3D printing instructor Jim Davis will be on hand to help if you get stuck, so all skill levels are welcome!

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Library Closes at 5:00 pm Today

Wednesday, November 27

All Day

The library closes at 5:00 pm today for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 28

All Day

Bestseller Book Club *NO MEETING*

Saturday, November 30

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you ever thought about joining a book club? It’s a fun way to get connected, make new friends, and read more books! In the Bestseller Book Club, we’ll be reading and discussing newly released, highly rated books from a wide variety of genres.

LATIN CANCELED

Wednesday, December 4

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Blackstone Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, December 4

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Knitting Group

Wednesday, December 4

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Meets in the Lucy Hammer Room each Wednesday. No registration required. For more info, please call 203-488-1441 x 318.

F2G2 Game Night

Friday, December 6

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for game night! We’ll be playing all types of board games, from fast-paced, hilarious party games to highly strategic, thinky games that will leave your head spinning! F2G2 is all about having fun, learning new games, and making friends. We’ve got games for everyone, no matter your experience level. Feel free to bring your own games too. Adults of all ages welcome.

RSVP on our Meetup page. We look forward to seeing you!!

Become a Census Taker – Info Session

Monday, December 9

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The 2020 Census is fast approaching and the U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people to act as census takers. Stop by their information booth in the Reading Room to learn about employment opportunities and what it means to be a census taker. Can’t make this session? We’ll be hosting one a month through February 2020.

 

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, December 11

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you are interested in the Latin class.

Knitting Group

Wednesday, December 11

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Meets in the Lucy Hammer Room each Wednesday. No registration required. For more info, please call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Resources & Tips to Begin your Job Search

Thursday, December 12

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Applying for a job but confused about where to start? Come to this class, where we’ll learn about some of the great job hunting resources the library has to offer, such as JobNow and A to Z Databases. We’ll also explore resume and cover letter templates in Microsoft Word and take a peek at starting your job search with Indeed. Space is limited so register today!

RSVP here.

 

Uncover Branford Planning Meeting

Saturday, December 14

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Open to all: Get up, get out and uncover Branford!

Join us to share your favorite Branford places and stories. Then, plan a group outing to a special spot! As you go out into the community to explore and uncover new places, you’ll make new friends, have lots of fun, and discover the hidden gems of Branford.

At our planning meeting, we’ll talk about our favorite places in town, and plan where we’ll venture to next! Join us!

RSVP at meetup.com (it’s free to create an account and join the group)

3D Print Club

Tuesday, December 17

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you curious about 3D printing? Are you a 3D design master looking to share your skills? Join our 3D Print Club! Once a month makers of all abilities can come together to learn new things, teach others, and work collaboratively on their 3D printing skills. We provide the printers, filament, and computers, just bring your creativity. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends, find people with a common interest, and share knowledge. Our 3D printing instructor Jim Davis will be on hand to help if you get stuck, so all skill levels are welcome!

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, December 18

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you are interested in the Latin class.

Books & Brews Book Club (OFFSITE)

Wednesday, December 18

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, December 18

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Each month, Books & Brews offers 2 titles to choose from, each with its own discussion group to take part in. See upcoming titles at the group’s meetup.com page.

We bring next month’s books to each meeting. Come out and grab one for next month’s group. You can also borrow one from the library (place a hold on our online catalog), or purchase your own copy. New members welcome. Read one of the titles and come out and join the fun!

Find us on meetup.com to connect with the group and RSVP to the meeting.

Books ‘n’ Brews will meet at Thimble Island Brewery.

Feel free to bring your own snacks. Thimble Islands offers a selection of craft beers (must be 21+ to drink alcoholic beverages), wine, soda, and water. No purchase necessary to take part in the book club. Come have some fun & get lit…erary at Books ‘n’ Brews!

Knitting Group

Wednesday, December 18

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Meets in the Lucy Hammer Room each Wednesday. No registration required. For more info, please call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Ask A Lawyer

Thursday, December 19

6:00 pm - 7:45 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.

Handmade Spa Products Workshop

Saturday, December 21

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bring the spa to you with our DIY spa products workshop! You’ll learn how to create your own sugar scrub and bath salts so you can enjoy a relaxing evening in. Not in the mood to treat yourself? Make one for someone you love instead!

Registration for this program is not required, but supplies are limited. Workshop is first come, first served.

 

Library Closed for Christmas Eve Holiday

Tuesday, December 24

All Day

Library Closed for Christmas Holiday

Wednesday, December 25

All Day

Bestseller Book Club

Saturday, December 28

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you ever thought about joining a book club? It’s a fun way to get connected, make new friends, and read more books! In the Bestseller Book Club, we’ll be reading and discussing newly released, highly rated books from a wide variety of genres.

Library Closes at 5:00 pm Today

Tuesday, December 31

All Day

Library Closed for New Year’s Holiday

Wednesday, January 1

All Day

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, January 8

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you are interested in the Latin class.

Knitting Group

Wednesday, January 8

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Meets in the Lucy Hammer Room each Wednesday. No registration required. For more info, please call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Uncover Branford Planning Meeting

Saturday, January 11

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Open to all: Get up, get out and uncover Branford!

Join us to share your favorite Branford places and stories. Then, plan a group outing to a special spot! As you go out into the community to explore and uncover new places, you’ll make new friends, have lots of fun, and discover the hidden gems of Branford.

At our planning meeting, we’ll talk about our favorite places in town, and plan where we’ll venture to next! Join us!

RSVP at meetup.com (it’s free to create an account and join the group)

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, January 15

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you are interested in the Latin class.

Become a Census Taker – Info Session

Wednesday, January 15

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 2020 Census is fast approaching and the U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people to act as census takers. Stop by their information booth in the Reading Room to learn about employment opportunities and what it means to be a census taker. Can’t make this session? We’ll be hosting one a month through February 2020.