Storytime with Miss Nicole. Storytime is resuming at the Beekley! Baby and Toddler storytime (Children under 3 with caregiver) will resume on Wednesday, September 14th and Preschool storytime (ages 3-5 with caregiver) will resume on Friday, September 16th. Storytime will follow the New Harford Elementary School calendar. During vacations week please check the website for special programming. Storytime is for New Hartford residents only.
Pajama Storytime with Miss Val. Pajama storytime is for kids ages 3-6 with a parent or caregiver. Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring along their favorite stuffed friends for various stories, activities, and crafts. If this is your first time joining, please call to confirm. Storytime is every Thursday night at 6:45 p.m.
Winter Art Show by Ann Raymond's Students. Paintings and sculpture by students at the Ann Raymond Center for the Arts, on display through February.
Library Fundraiser at the Parrott Delaney Tavern. The first in the Parrott Delaney Tavern Gives Back to New Hartford Series. A portion of all proceeds from the evening go the Beekley Library. The night will include dinner and drink specials, a band, trip giveaways and raffle prizes. Please call the Parrott Delaney Tavern at 860-379-0188 to reserve your table for this event. If you would like to donate a raffle prize contact the library at 860-379-7235. Thursday, February 16th from 5:00 - 11:00 pm.
Mary Fahl at Nights at the Beekley Concert Series. Mary Fahl’s elegant, cinematic songs draw on classical and world music sources, American art song, as well as thinking man’s folk-pop which she performs with an earthy, viscerally powerful contralto that Boston Globe critic Steve Morse calls “a voice for the gods that can transport listeners to other realms”. Saturday, February 18th at 7:30 pm.
Hands Only CPR Training. New Hartford Volunteer Ambulance has been sponsoring hands-only CPR training in our community so that in 15 minutes you can learn what to do to save a life. It’s quick and easy – and it will help save lives and return our neighbors to their families. Communities with high levels of CPR training produce survival rates four times the national average. Please join us on Saturday, February 25th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information and to sign up please call the library at 860-379-7235.
The Age of Process: The Inventions of the 19th Century. A lecture by Hamish Lutris, Associate Professor at Housatonic Community College. He will examine the relationships between literature, politics, technology, medicine and science in the 19th century and the growing reliance on scientific theory. Romanticism and nationalism and the role of prominent figures of the time including Shelley, Edison, Tesla, Darwin and Freud.will be discussed. Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 pm.
For more information on these programs, please contact the library at 860-379-7235.
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