Christmas Monday and Tuesday, December 24th and 25th: Closed New Year's Day Monday and Tuesday, December 31st and January 1st: Closed
Events & Programs
Our Annual Gingerbread House Decorating Celebration. Join Miss Nicole for one of our favorite programs, building gingerbread houses to celebrate the magic of the holiday season. Please bring a bag of candy to share along with your holiday cheer. Space is limited so please RSVP by calling the library at 860-379-7235. Saturday, December 8th, 11:00 am.
Evaluating UFO Evidence Featuring Dyke Spear. As a spokesman and field investigator for the Connecticut Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network, Attorney Dyke Spear is highly qualified to give an insightful analysis of the UFO phenomenon. For the last 35 years he has conducted research and collaborated with top international authorities. In addition to a first hand account much of the information he has learned is unknown to the general public and involves such personalities as astronauts Gordon Cooper and Wally Schirra, abductee Travis Wilson, and Eartha Kitt. Occasionally controversial, but always colorful, he presents an informative and entertaining analysis of the UFO mystery. Tuesday, December 11th 7:00pm.
Historical Lecture Series by Hamish Lutris. Red Spies and Lavender Lads: McCarthyism, Communism, and Morality. McCarthyism was part of a phenomenon that affected thousands. The Red Scare, as it was called, brought to light some of America's deepest fears of foreign agents and domestic traitors. But McCarthyism also targeted America's morality. The Lavender Scare investigated gays in the government, firing tens of thousands of American government workers as threats to national security because of their sexual orientation. This talk will focus on McCarthy and McCarthyism in the 1950s, how America's political and social foundation was challenged by a new sense of morality, and how the nation reacted to that challenge. Presented by Hamish Lutris, Professor of History at Capital Community Library. Saturday, December 29th, 1:00 pm.
Story Times with Miss Nicole: Morning Story Times generally follow the New Hartford Elementary School calendar. Wednesdays 10:30 for Stories and Finger Plays with Miss Nicole followed by playtime. Ages 0-3, Fridays 10:30 with Miss Nicole for Stories and Finger Plays followed by arts and crafts. Ages 3-5
Pajama Story Time with Miss Val. Thursdays 6:45 for Pajama Story Time with Miss Val followed by activities and crafts. Ages 3-6
For more information on these programs, please contact the library at 860-379-7235.
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