This Week @ the Library
Program Room - Art Quilts by
Diane Francini, Judy Prohaska,
Join us for a week of money smart programs for all ages.
Saturday, April 25th from
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Join us for an evening of lively discussion on Foreign Policy held on Monday evenings. If you are interested contact Charles Dahlberg or call 860-658-2577 to register.
The Five Minute Relaxation Response
You are invited to an informative seminar by Dr. Eric Secor, Jr. Relax your mind/body connection and change your life! The five minute relaxation response is designed to help a person reduce stress and have significant mind/body changes wherever one may be when stress presents itself. Join us to learn this technique and begin living stress free!
Sponsored by the Simsbury Public Library and Arden Courts of Avon, in partnership with Hartford Hospital Integrative Medicine.
Leveraging LinkedIn: Beyond the Basics
Do you have a LinkedIn account and connections but feel you aren't getting the most out of this powerful networking tool? During this hands-on session, Carol Mon will teach you advanced LinkedIn tools and techniques. Come prepared to take your profile and LinkedIn knowledge to a higher level. You must already have a LinkedIn profile and be comfortable using the basic LinkedIn features. Space is limited; please preregister for this class.
Living Healthy with Diabetes
Presenter, Helen Psarakis, APRN will discuss healthy lifestyle choices and preventing diabetes complications and provide updates on some of the major diabetes research trials. The presentation will focus on Type 2 Diabetes, the most common, but will also cover information on gestational diabetes and Type 1 Diabetes. There will be time for Q&A at the end.
Friday Flicks: Orchestra
In this classic musical, Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. Starring George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn Miller. 97 min., Not Rated, b & w.
Start Your Career in Art: Portfolio Preparation
Come to this instruction session taught by Connecticut certified art teacher, Deborah Sacks, who has helped dozens of students get into top tier art colleges.
For middle & high school art students and parents.
Classical Music in the Afternoon: Mother's Day
The Rosewood Chamber Ensemble (Barbara Hopkins, flute; Judy Handler, guitar) entertains audiences with their programs based on the music and people of the early United States.
Mia Kang, on piano, will perform Mozart's Sonata in C Major K. 545 and 3 Chopin Waltzes. Ms. Kang is an active soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S. and South Korea. She is the organizer of the concert series "Classical Music in the Afternoon" at the Library.
Bicycle Trails in the Farmington Valley:
Bicycle enthusiast Larry Linonis, will share his passion for the trails of the Farmington Valley in celebration of National Bike Month. He will begin with a brief history of the former canal and railroad lines and update the status of the various bike committees in town. Following the presentation, Rob Dexter from the CT DAS/Division of Construction Services & East Coast Greenway will provide an update of the bike trail system.
The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a bicycle ride (rain or shine) that is intended to visit all three of the trails that pass through Simsbury. The ride will be at a casual pace for approximately 15 miles with a shorter 5 mile option. Bikes can be provided to adults (age 18 and up) through Simsbury Free Bike or riders may bring their own. Waivers and helmets are required. Children with their own bikes may participate with a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.
The entire program will last approximately 3 hours.
for Lunch with Richard Russo
This year's popular event features Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo, a delicious lunch, in the gorgeous spring setting of Hop Meadow Country Club.
novels include best-sellers Empire
Falls (a Pulitzer
Prize Fictionwinner in 2002), Nobody's
The cost is $32 per
person. Please PRINT
the reservation form & return it with your lunch choice
and check by
Friends Spring Bus Trip to the
Friends of the Simsbury Public Library will host a spring bus trip to
We begin our day with a visit and docent-led tour
of The Clark Art Institute. The Institute itself is best known for its
French Impressionist paintings by Renoir, Monet and Degas. The
collection is also rich in American paintings by Homer, Sargent and
others. While we are at the Institute, we will also visit its
Next we take a quick ride to Massachusetts Museum
of Contemporary Art. MASS MoCA is the largest and one of the liveliest
centers for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country.
from the Stop and Shop parking lot adjacent to
PLEASE JOIN US ON
USED BOOK COLLECTIONS
can organize, downsize and help the Friends at the same time! Books,
DVDs, games and other materials in good shape will be collected all summer for the Friends’
Annual Used Book Sale. Watch
this web site for details…
You can organize, downsize and help the Friends at the same time! Books, DVDs, games and other materials in good shape will be collected all summer for the Friends’ Annual Used Book Sale. Watch this web site for details…
THE DATES for our Giant Used Book
Public Library, 1996 - 2015.