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This Week @ the Library

Storytime at Rotary Park Playground
Wednesdays in June
11:00 am

Join Mrs. Moody at Rotary Park Playground for Storytime! We will enjoy songs, stories, bubbles and parachute fun. Ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Every Wednesday in June at 11:00 weather permitting.


Eric Sloane On Display


Our new display case in the Reference department has been graciously donated by the Simsbury Historical Society. Next time you're in, stop and view the society's Eric Sloane display in the Reference area or check out a free Phelp's Tavern Museum pass from the Children's Room.


Bicycle Repair and Maintenance
Wednesday, May 27
6:30-8:00 pm, Program Room

May is National Bike Month! Learn basic bike maintenance at this interactive workshop led by Dave Bishop of the Bicycle Cellar in Simsbury. Learn basic flat repair, how to repair a broken chain, basic bike lubrication and cleaning. He will take questions at the end of his presentation. Bring your helmets and Dave will check them for proper fit and adjustments. Registration suggested. Free and open to all.


Friday Flicks: The Music Man
           
Friday, May 29
                 1:00-3:30 pm, Program Room

A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan. Starring Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett. 151 Minutes, Rated G.

Upcoming Movies:
June features American Life.
June 5 - Empire Falls
June 12 - Fair Game
June 19 - This is Where I Leave You
June 26 - 1776 (Picnic and movie event with the Senior Center. Picnic at 12:30, movie begins at 1:00. Register with the Senior Center.)


The Hidden Treasures of Korean Art and Modern Korea
Saturday, May 30
2:00-4:30 pm, Program Room

This presentation is designed to provide a basic introduction to Korea's long and rich artistic history, the spirit of its people, and its cultural values. The program will include a viewing of a DVD about Korean history and culture along with a demonstration of the traditional Korean wedding ceremony, in beautiful traditional costume. A sampling of traditional Korean meals will be served. Works of art will be on display. This program is designed for adults and children aged 7+. Free and open to all!


2015 USED BOOK SALE COLLECTIONS!
May 26 through August 29
Collection Site: at the Library (signs posted)
Days & Times: Tuesdays & Fridays: 10 am - noon
Saturdays: 10 am - 3 pm

Bring: Books, games, puzzles, CDs, DVDs & Computer software; all in GOOD, CLEAN condition Don't Bring:Records, magazines, encyclopedias, textbooks, video/audio tapes, or books in poor condition

BOOK SALE Dates: Sept. 12 & 13 @ Simsbury High

Questions? Want to Volunteer? Call Charmaine Glew (860) 651-4192 or Ann Wallack (860) 658-7781


 

Language Classes

French Conversation  
Monday, No class 
6:00-7:30 pm , Fireside - Upper Level  

Spanish Conversation Class  
Wednesday, May 27  
10:30-11:30 am , Wagner Room    

English Conversation Group  
Tuesday, May 29 - No class till Fall
10:30 - 11:30 am , Barnes Room  

English Conversation Club  
Friday, No class till Fall  
10:30-1:00 pm ,  Program Room 2  

May Exhibits

Program Room - Frank Marotta's portraits, Bernard Duffy's paintings & Shirley Mae Neu's contemporary paintings
East Gallery - Photographs by members of the Simsbury 
Camera Club
West Gallery - Portrait paintings by Donna Morency
Display Case - Watercolors and crafts by Sally Sargent Markey

 

 

 

 

 

 

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