Brenda Sparks Prescott Author Event

Author Presentation at The Vanilla BeanMonday, December 5 at 6PMREGISTER HERE Join us at The Vanilla Bean on Monday, December 5th at 6pm for a delicious Cuban inspired buffet followed by a presentation by local author Brenda Sparks Prescott!  Brenda’s debut novel Home Front Lines centers on the Cuban missile crisis, specifically the strong and […]

What’s Cookin?

I don’t know if it’s true in all libraries, but in our library, we love a good cookbook. Cookbooks are some of the most popular books on our new nonfiction shelf and I pride myself on picking out the new additions each month (Hi, this is Kim by the way). Even if I don’t end […]

Common Threads

Common Threads Join our informal stitching open studio! Bring your current project – embroidery, knitting, counted cross stitch, needlepoint, or what-have-you – and spend an hour in the company of others who love fiber and textile arts. Participants share their knowledge and their projects, past and present. The group gathers for about an hour most […]

DIY Art & Craft Kits

DIY Art & Craft Kits It’s the easiest way to try something new – check out one of our art & craft kits! Each kit comes with all of the supplies that you need to sample a new technique, medium, or project. Check one out, use what you need of the consumable supplies, return the […]

Cricut

What CAN’T you make on the Cricut Maker? This smart cutting machine will help you create your current project – from 3D art to home decor, jewelry, iron-on, vinyl, paper projects, and so much more, and will cut delicate paper and fabric to heavier materials like matboard and leather. Go to  design.cricut.com to create an […]

QC Poets

Area poets and poetry aficionados meet at the library at 7 PM the second Monday of every month to share their work and encourage one another. The group is led by Christine Kalafus, the regional representative of the CT Poetry Society. Please check the library calendar to confirm the meeting  each month. There is no […]

Discussion Groups

The library book discussion group meets on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH at 3:30 PM.  Our meetings start with socializing, followed by an informal discussion. Please join us at any time!  Copies of the book of the month are always available at the library. September 1 Breath by James Nestor October 6 Home Front […]