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Only one month left of exciting summer reading programs! It's nevertoo late for your children to earn bones to feed our Library dog, Biscuit, or teens to earn raffle tickets for autographed books and gift cards. Adults you can still earn raffle tickets towards our Escape the Ordinary grand prize of a night's stay for 2 at Green Acres Bed & Breakfast. Great summer events continue in August!
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Interested in learning how the Library's 3D printer works? Come in for live demonstrations and instructions. Learn how to find and print items for your home or business. You may choose an object to print or send us your file and we'll print it for you.
and Selling on Ebay (3 part course)
Buying and selling on eBay can be fun as well as a great way to set up an online business. Instructor Ellen Cartledge will teach the essential skills of buying and selling. Learn the differences between personal and business accounts and how to set them up; how to search for and buy items, auction strategies; and how to use eBay's seller's tools to list items for sale. Space is limited so please preregister.
Simsbury Small Business
Simsbury Small Business is a group of business owners and entrepreneurs in Simsbury formed to provide support and group mentoring to help local businesses succeed. Please join us if you own or operate a small business and would like a forum to talk about the issues, challenges, and opportunities you face in your local business. Join our Facebook group to learn about updates and share information between live meetings, Questions? Contact Jenna Mayotte, BRC Coordinator, at 860-658-7663 x2107.
Movie Night: Swiss Family Robinson
Fun for the entire family. Just drop in.
Business Counseling with SCORE®
Are you an entrepreneur who wants to expand, improve profitability, or improve operations? Or are you thinking of starting a new business? If so, SCORE® can help! One hour, face to face appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Follow-up appointments are also available. Registration is required in advance.
Dinosaur Sites and the Roots of Dinosaur Science in Connecticut
The CT Valley doesn't quite fit the image of a world where bizarre reptiles menaced their prey with terrible claws and monstrous teeth. Brendan Hanrahan, natural history guide, will present a lively program of seldom seen images and videos of places that can be explored. Walk where dinosaurs once did and follow in the footsteps of terrible meat-eaters that habitated CT and MA.
While here, view the Simsbury Historical Society's Dinosaur display on the upper level of the Library. Free passes to the Phelps Museum are available from the Library.
Flicks: Rio Bravo (1959)
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a disabled man, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. Starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, and Ricky Nelson. Not Rated. 141 min. Western
& Lit for Teens
Get free books! Bring a brown bag lunch. We'll provide drinks & dessert. Let's discuss what you're reading this summer. Drop in.
for Teens: Tie Dye
Come tie dye on the front lawn. Bring a white shirt or something else you want to dye. In case of rain, Aug 12th's Shrink Art Crafternoon will take it's place and we will do tie dye on Aug 12.
Cardfight Vanguard for Teens
Open to any teens interested in playing or learning to play Cardfight Vanguard. Drop in.
Social for Teens
Come discuss your fandoms and participate in trivia, raffles, and more! Snacks Provided! Theme TBA. Drop in.
Attend one or all of the series taught by certified instructor Hannah Ardenski. Bring your own mat.
Library Staff will be at the
to demonstrate many of our databases and services. If you're shopping at the market come and check us out. Questions? We've got the answers.
2015 USED BOOK SALE COLLECTIONS!
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
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