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Tuesday, June 9

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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.

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.

 

Bestseller Book Club – Akin by Emma Donoghue

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.

This month we’ll be reading Akin by Emma Donoghue. A retired New York professor’s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great-nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother’s wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue (Goodreads).

Registration required. RSVP here.

Library Closes at 5:00 pm Today

Tuesday, December 31

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.

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 library 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.

 

Knitting Group

Wednesday, January 15

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.

iPad Basics

Thursday, January 16

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.

RSVP here.

Ask A Lawyer

Thursday, January 16

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.

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, January 22

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 22

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.

Sparking Joy: The KonMarie Method

Saturday, January 25

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Does the state of your home spark joy? If not, start the new year off with our Marie Kondo workshop! Christine Thorn of Wolcott, Connecticut’s first certified KonMari consultant, will share the benefits of the KonMari Method™ of tidying and decluttering to help you experience the life changing magic of tidying up! She’ll help you get your house in order for 2020 and beyond.

Registration required. Click here to register.

Bestseller Book Club

Saturday, January 25

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.

3D Print Club

Tuesday, January 28

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, January 29

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, January 29

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, January 29

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, January 31

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!

High School Diploma Information Session with ERACE

Monday, February 3

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you need a high school diploma? ERACE is a regional program for adults wishing to continue their education. We offer three different options to earn a high school diploma. These programs are FREE and are designed with flexibility to meet the needs of individuals in varying stages of life. Come to this information session to decide which option is best for you.

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 5

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.

Blackstone Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 5

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Knitting Group

Wednesday, February 5

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.

Become a Census Taker – Info Session

Saturday, February 8

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 library to learn about employment opportunities and what it means to be a census taker.

 

DIY Hot Cocoa

Saturday, February 8

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come learn how to put your local coffee shop’s hot cocoa to shame! In this workshop you’ll get to create your own unique hot chocolate mix using a custom mix of ingredients. Make something for yourself or a sweet treat for a loved one! All supplies provided so you’re free to get creative.

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

Classical Latin (Registration Required)

Wednesday, February 12

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.