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Valentine Poppies

Valentine PoppiesSaturday, February 11, 2 PM Paper artisan Susan Canavan will lead us through making a beautiful realistic pink crepe paper poppy – just in time for Valentine’s Day! Materials and tools are supplied, and the workshop includes written directions and a resource list for continuing to make flowers on your own. Skill level is […]

Nomadland

Jessica Bruder, author of NomadlandFriday January 27 At Pomfret School Hard Auditorium, 7 PM Book Discussion at Pomfret Public LibraryThursday, February 2, 3:30 PM Announcing the Pomfret School 2023 Schwartz Visiting Fellow Jessica Bruder is the New York Times bestselling author of Nomadland. Pomfret, Connecticut – 01/13/2023   Pomfret School is excited to announce JESSICA BRUDER as […]

BuildWave

Take Your Child to the Library Day: Build WaveJanuary 21, 10AM Want to foster your child’s interest in STEM, while igniting their creative spark at the same time? Buildwave is a creative building program that feels like a video game! Over the course of the workshop students create with over a dozen different building materials, […]

Small Loom Weaving

Small Loom WeavingJuly 11 7-9 PMJuly 12 10:30-12:30 Learn the basics of Small Loom Weaving with local weaver Sharon Geyer!All materials are provided, including small cardboard looms. Two sessions to choose from (one evening, one morning). No experience necessary, beginners are encouraged! Register for July 11Register for July 12

Reading in the Margins

Reading in the Margins:PPL Celebrating Inclusion Each month we highlight a selection of books focusing on people who are sometimes marginalized. You can find the books on the old card catalog/display table near the entrance, or view the booklist on the home page of the library catalog.  I (Laurie) have set myself the challenge of […]

Intermediate Coding

Intermediate Coding: PythonWednesdays at 4:30, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, & 11/16Instructor: Derek SmithRegistration Intermediate Python: Teaches the basics of python to students with some prior experience with coding. With this class,  my aim is to give students the skills to create intricate python programs and arm them with the coding intuition to learn beyond […]

ValentinePoems

Poetry of Love, Valentine’s Day 2022 Nancy: One day during the pandemic an image popped into my mind. Someone I knew once, wore gloves whenever she was out in public. She seemed aloof and perhaps a bit lonely, but I believe love had touched her life. E d i e In summer, her gloves were cotton edged […]

WEATHER

WEATHER CLOSINGS CLOSED – FRIDAY FEBRAURY 25, 2022 CLOSED – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2022 CLOSED – SATURDAY JANUARY 29, 2022 DELAYED OPENING – THURSDAY JANUARY 20, 2022. Policy: The library’s general rule is to close for weather and road conditions whenever the public school does. We sometimes will have a delayed opening if road conditions […]

Date Night

Library Date Night Life’s expensive – but an evening out doesn’t have to be! Book a “novel” evening for you and your friend at one of our Library Date Nights. Friday December 17, 7 PM – Bring your person, sip some cocoa, and decorate a gingerbread house!Registration Required  

Code Clubs

Build your coding skills! The library hosts two sessions per year, one in the fall and one in the spring, usually for eight weeks. The coding language, platform and skill level varies but we aim to have it be suitable for both beginners and those with a little coding experience. Bring your own laptop/tablet, or […]