Adult Events

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    Newington, CT 06111

    Phone: 860-665-8700


Movies & More - Poms
Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 p.m.

Poms is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community, proving that you're never too old to bring it!  Starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Celia Weston  Running time 90 minutes.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Roman Holiday

A Look at Some Great Directors & Their Films
with Professor Gil Gigliotti
William Wyler’s Roman Holiday (1953)
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 p.m.

Starring Gregory Pack & Audrey Hepburn
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Popcorn and lemonade will be served.
Running time 118 minutes.

tech troubleshooting with teens

Tech Troubleshooting with Teens
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Attention all adults! Stop by with the gadgets that drive you crazy and let our teen techies help you. This list can include: cell phones & text messaging, E-readers, social media, email, tablets, and iPods. Registration required.

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Friends National Library Week October 20 – 26
Friends of the Library Reception
Saturday October 19, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

In recognition of the National Friends of the Library Week our Friends are celebrating all they do for the library. Their reception will be in the Community Room. Come for refreshments and other surprises.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

sea tea improv

SeaTea Improv Touring Company
Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m.  (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.) 

Come solve a literary mystery! Join the cast of Sea Tea Improv Touring Company as you
deduce whodunit, in what literary location, with what unlikely weapon. Was it Clifford the Big Red Dog in Wonderland with the Phantom Tollbooth? Only you can find out—by interrogating the suspects yourself! Registration required.

raiders of the lost ark

A Look at Some Great Directors & Their Films
with Professor Gil Gigliotti
Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.

Starring Harrison Ford & Karen Allen. In 1936, archaeologist Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. Running time 115 minutes.

Art Forger

Brown Bag It with a Book Discussion
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Thursday, October 24, 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of the book The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro.  Bring a brown bag lunch.  Beverages and desserts will be provided. Registration is required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Tech 4 U
Thursday, October 24, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a social media account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45-minute session with a librarian today! Registration required. 

stress management

 Stress Management 101
Thursday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

Six successful strategies and tools for stopping stress in your daily life. This interactive workshop will present well-proven practical strategies for reducing the negative effects of stress in your personal and professional life. Participants will be introduced to the concept of food as medicine and be given several easy tools for quickly and effectively reducing stress levels. Registration required.

adult coloring and crafts

Crafts and Conversation
Tuesday, October 29, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring the craft of your choice, and join the conversation! Light refreshments provided.  Registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.