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This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Opening of exhibit of works by local artists. The show, curated by Jean Benoit, is dedicated to recognizing Black excellence, reflecting on the community's historic struggles, and celebrating its many achievements. Reception to be held February...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

10:00am - 2:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Details:
Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will offer help with basic tax return preparation and filing. Bring all 2022 tax documents and a copy of your 2021 tax returns. For more information, click here.     ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Basic Microsoft Excel

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Technology Center (w/ workstations)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Learn how to create and save a spreadsheet, enter data, and write formulas. Must have a basic familiarity with Windows and be able to use a mouse and keyboard. No experience in MS Excel necessary. Face masks are preferred during the entire c...
This event is in the "Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch" group.

Notary Public Services

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Cancelled
Library Branch: Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Room: Fireplace Room
Age Group: Parents, Adults
Program Type: Community, Other
Event Details:
Our notary public will be available to notarize your official documents for free.  Appointment required; for information or to make an appointment, call 203-351-8286. Two forms of ID with your signature are required; one must be a photo ID...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
Click here to join Zoom meeting. Meeting ID: 854 6873 2657 Password: 602065 Use this same login each week.   ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

Mah-Jongg Club

11:00am - 1:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Harry Bennett ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Making
Event Details:
Love mah-jongg? Always wanted to learn? Whether you're already a pro or a total novice, come out to play and learn this intriguing game of Chinese origin featuring 144 tile pieces. ...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.

Death Cafe via Zoom

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community
Event Details:
Discuss death in a group-directed discussion. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. With Sahara Farrugio, a licensed funeral director specializing in advanced pl...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Careers
Event Details:
TechXel Stamford Accelerator Series - Venture Expert Talks The Sales-Centric CEO Scott C. Nevins, Principal, Bernstein Private Wealth Management A master networker, Scott regularly teaches seminars on the power of networking, referral marketin...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Ballroom Dance Workshop: Session 4

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Learn to dance like a pro with dance instructor Simone Assboeck, who will lead this final session of a four-part workshop covering the basic steps of the sultry rumba and high-spirited swing. Singles welcome; partners will be rotated. No prior ...
This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

Bookmobile Stops

All Day
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
9:30 to 10:30  First United Methodist Church - 42 Cross Street 11 to 12  Scalzi Park - 97 Bridge Street 12:30 to 1:30  Staff Break 1:30 to 2:30  Rocky's Ace Hardware - 485 Hope Street 3 to 4  Charter Oak Communiti...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Screening of the classic A Raisin in the Sun, part of a weekly series presenting award-winning movies. In this 1961 film, the fortunes of a poor Black family living in a cramped Chicago apartment change after coming into an unexpected windfall fro...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Understanding Personal Credit

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Technology Center (room only)
Age Group: Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Business & Careers, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn about the price of credit, how a credit score is calculated and the difference between good and bad credit. ...
This event is in the "South End Branch" group.
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: South End ROOM HOLD
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Screening of the PBS documentary series Making Black America: Through the Grapevine, hosted, produced and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. This four-part series chronicles the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Music & Concerts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 185
Event Details:
Sing along with the Old School 203 band as they perform Motown and R&B classics by artists like Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, James Brown and more. All ages welcome. Registration required. ...

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This program is brought to you by the generous support of the Friends of the Ferguson Library.

This event is in the "Bookmobile" group.

Bookmobile Stops

All Day
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
9:30 to 10:30  Children's Learning Centers: William Pitt - 195 Hillandale Avenue 11 to 12  Scalzi Park - 97 Bridge Street 12:30 to 1:30  Staff Break 1:30 to 2:30  ShopRite - 200 Shippan Avenue 3 to 4  Charter Oak ...
This event is in the "Harry Bennett Branch" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

10:00am - 2:00pm
Harry Bennett Branch
Library Branch: Harry Bennett Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Details:
Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will offer help with basic tax return preparation and filing. Bring all 2022 tax documents and a copy of your 2021 tax returns. For more information, click here.     ...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Details:
Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge Coming of age in a free Black community in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn, Libertie Sampson is all too aware that her mother, a practicing physician, has a vision for their future together: Libertie is to ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
All ages are invited to receive a free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Please bring insurance card and photo ID if you have them but these are not necessary to receive the vaccine. No one will be turned away. In addition to primary vaccines, Pfize...
This event is in the "South End Branch" group.

Tech Tips for Older Adults

11:00am - 12:15pm
South End Branch
Library Branch: South End Branch
Room: Second Floor Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
In these free weekly classes for older adults, our experienced bilingual (English and Spanish) team will teach you how to get the most out of your smartphones, tablets, laptops and other devices. Starting with the basics--the off/on switch, volume...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
New students will be assigned to a group. Click here to join Zoom meeting Meeting ID: 874 8760 8887 Password: 602065 Use the same login each week. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Community Mindfulness Project: Meditation

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
A brief discussion about meditation practice, a guided meditation, and a chance to share and reflect. Appropriate for all levels of practice. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to allow us time to connect with the community and to get started on ...
This event is in the "Virtual" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language & Education
Event Details:
Click here to join Zoom meeting. Meeting ID: 833 7527 1711 Password: 602065 Use the same login each week. ...
This event is in the "Main Library" group.

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Third Floor Auditorium
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers (ages birth-4), Kids (grades K-5), Tweens (grades 5-8), Teens (grades 6-12), Parents, Families, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
All ages are invited to receive a free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Please bring insurance card and photo ID if you have them but these are not necessary to receive the vaccine. No one will be turned away. In addition to primary vaccines, Pfize...