Posts Tagged ‘ Library ’

Letter: Library thanks public for success of Southington Reads event

April 4, 2015
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To the editor: Our 10th Annual Southington Reads was a huge success. Nearly 400 enthusiastic readers came to see and hear New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian present his personal and thoughtful program at the Aqua Turf Club. This important event in the cultural life of our community would not be possible without the…

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Children’s paint party tonight at the library

January 21, 2015
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The Southington Public Library will be hosting the following children’s art series: Paint pARTy: we put the ART in party: Wednesday, Jan. 21 and Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m. Open to children, aged 9-12. Registration is required. Participants will learn new techniques in painting with inspiration from famous masterpieces and works of art under the direction of Lisa…

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Contemporary fiction discussion series at the Library

January 5, 2015
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The Southington Public Library will be holding a contemporary fiction discussion series with Patricia D’Ascoli. Contemporary fiction normally focuses on giving readers a window into some corner of everyday experience and showing what it would be like to walk in someone else’s shoes. Some of the stories may be politically motivated or designed to raise…

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Photo workshops at the Southington Library

January 4, 2015
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Beginning on Jan. 15, a three-part workshop for adults and high school age patrons will be given by Jennifer Piccirillo, a Meriden photographer and educator. She will conduct a series of workshops on the basics of photo framing and how to take winter photos. The first workshop, Thursday, Jan. 15, will begin with a short…

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End of Life Advocate at Southington Library

January 4, 2015
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End-of-Life Advocate and Award Winning Author Linda Campanella: Linda Campanella wrote When All That’s Left of Me Is Love very soon after her terminally ill mother’s death in 2009. The memoir, published in 2011, takes readers on an intimate and emotional journey from day of diagnosis through moment of death and into the few months…

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Skin Health seminar at the Library

January 3, 2015
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Dr. Brian Allen, a surgeon from The Hospital of Central Connecticut will present important information about the health of our skin, how to take care of our skin, what can happen if we do not, and plastic surgery procedures that can help correct problems. While summer seems to be the traditional time for people to…

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Brownbag Art showcased at the library in January

December 30, 2014
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Four BrownBag artists will be featured as the Library's January Artist of the Month.

Brownbag is a collective of local Southington artists that explore art in every medium from landscapes, cartoons, and portraits to abstract art. In 2013, the movement began promoting their “Brownbag Art” online and in public displays throughout town. The Southington Public Library will feature four Brownbag artists in January. Kevin Curtis (marbling), Cody Lord (landscapes),…

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Library’s Winter Storytimes program is aimed at young readers

December 12, 2014
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Registration begins on Monday, Dec. 29, at 9 a.m., for the Winter Storytimes program at the Southington Library. There are a host of programs aimed at children ages 10 months to 5 years. Wonderful Ones is a program designed to strengthen the development of language and coordination skills with music, movement, stories and iPad apps for children…

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A Book on Every Bed program at the library

December 10, 2014
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To ensure that every child experiences the joy of reading this holiday season, the Southington Library wants to give adult caregivers a free book for each of their children with a valid Southington library card. The program will be ongoing throughout the month of December. Patrons should visit the Children’s Desk before Dec. 31 and request…

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Community puzzles in the library café

December 4, 2014
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The Southington Public Library has found a new way for patrons to while away the winter hours and have some fun. A new puzzle table has been set up in the café area where adults are encouraged to help build the community puzzle. The puzzle, “The Bizarre Bookshoop,” was recently completed, and patrons 18 years…

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