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Zygmunt is August artist at the Gallery at the Library

July 29, 2015
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“Superdog,” a mural by Andy Zygmunt, the August artist at the Gallery.

Southington artist and illustrator Andy Zygmunt specializes in portraits and illustrations, but the artist has a wide variety of interests. He’s fluent in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oils, acrylics, and digital media. (www.petshark.com) This August, the Southington Library will showcase a variety of  his art during the normal business hours of the library, Mondays through Thursdays…

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Summer art course explores new robotic artists

July 10, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Library will take on a new, futuristic approach to artwork this summer, with their children’s course titled “Art: Human vs. Machine.” Using an annual grant for summer art education from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, the library purchased a water-color robot. The robot is specifically designed to create…

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Library announces summer programs for July

July 1, 2015
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DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF

The Southington Library has announced a number of summer programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF: TALES FROM ITALIAN AMERICA. Monday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. Donna H. DiCello, Psy.D.,…

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Library listings for June

May 23, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced the following programs for June. If registration is required, contact the Reference/Information Department at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit the library’s website at www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar.” MINDFUL MEDITATION—HOW TO BEGIN. Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Southington Library program room. Bill Lynch, a meditation leader, returns to…

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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

April 26, 2015
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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

Dr. Ahmed Khan, who heads The Hospital of Central Connecticut Division of Neurosurgery, will present a lecture on lumbar spinal stenosis at the community room of the Southington Public Library on Tuesday, April 28. The discussion will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Spinal stenosis is a common condition that causes back pain, sciatica,…

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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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