Literary Elements Adult Summer Reading

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Adults, it’s time to have some summer fun with our Literary Elements Summer Reading Challenge.  To participate, pick up your Literary Elements gameboard at the Branford Festival or at the Reference Desk in the library. Read books and earn stickers to complete your gameboard. You’ll receive one sticker for each book you read. Each time you finish your book(s) stop by the Reference desk for your stickers. Submit your completed gameboard to the Reference desk by August 31 for a chance to win a gift card and our GRAND PRIZE! We’re also offering lots of exciting, free summer programs and there is something for everyone. Below are highlights of upcoming programs; please check our calendar for full details and registration information.

June 7 @ 7:00 PM Menunkatuck Audubon  presents Native Raptor Ambassadors

June 9 @ 7:00 PM Lecture by Dr. Robert Baldwin from Connecticut College on Fabritius’ Goldfinch, Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring, & Kalf’s Still-Like: Humble Subjects & High Aestheticism in Dutch Baroque Art

June 10 @ 7 PM The Nutmeg Chamber Players presents a chamber music concert

June 13 @ 1 PM Sci-Fi Friday Film—Gravity

June 25 @ 7:00 PM Local Author Anthony Riccio discusses his new book, Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian Women of Connecticut

July 2, 2014 @ 7:00 PM Lecture by English professor Rob Nelson on Comics as Literature

July 5 @ 1:00 PM The Science and Art of Brewing Craft Beer presented by Thimble Islands Brewing Company

July 18@ 1 p.m. 2014: Sci-Fi Friday Film 2001: A Space Odyssey

July 26 @ 2:00 PM Author Garrison Leykam discusses his book, Diners of Connecticut

August 8 at 11:00 AM The Art & Science of Great Coffee presented by Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea

August 8 at 1 PM—Sci-Fri Friday Film— Alien

Questions? Call 203-488-1441 ext. 318