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Human Services Calendar

  1. Food Bank: Food Pick UP ( must call to schedule)

    January 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - December 30, 2021, 12:00 PM @ Newington Human Services: First parking spots on the left on Mazzacolli Way. ( Call 860-665-8590 once you have arrived and food will be brought outside)

    Town residents with income of < 235% of the poverty level may call 860-665-8590 to schedule an appointment to register to use the food bank- one time per month.

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Library Events - Adult

  1. Virtual Tech Help Appointments

    September 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - June 30, 2021, 5:00 PM

    Are you looking for help downloading an eBook? Are you wondering how to get started with our streaming services like Acorn TV? Do you need help with your smartphone or iPad? Call the library to schedule a one on one appointment with a librarian! Appointments will be held through Zoom.

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  2. Culinary Delights: Chocolate Banana Snickerdoodle Bread - Virtual

    May 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 28, 2021, 9:00 PM

    Join Chef Rob Scott as he reveals how to bake this delicious treat. A video link & the recipe will be available on the Adult’s Events page beginning the day of the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  3. Backyard Composting - Virtual

    May 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - June 28, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Join Tricia and Pete Halvordson, Master Gardeners and Composters from the UCONN Extension Center. Plants and gardens are healthier and more bountiful when rooted in fertile soil that provides an abundance of nutrients. Good soil is a function of several factors. These factors are influenced by location, soil composition and nutrients. Some ways that gardeners will supplement these factors are by providing adequate water, aerating the soil and adding nutrients. In this presentation they will discuss a way of providing nutrients. These sessions will be followed with a live Q&A to discuss any questions about compost and gardening. Registration is required. Prior to the programs you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting. This program will also be available as a recorded program to view, after the live presentation. Co-Sponsored by Newington Friends of the Library and the Rocky Hill, Berlin and Wethersfield Libraries.

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  4. Introduction to Facebook - Virtual

    May 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 28, 2021, 5:00 PM

    Facebook is a great resource for keeping connected with friends, family, and the things that interest you! Learn how to create a Facebook account, navigate important features, and explore the many ways Facebook helps keep you connected to the people and topics you care about. The recording will be available on the library’s website on the day of the program.

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  5. Keeping Your Vegetable Garden Happy and Healthy - Virtual

    June 1, 2021, 7:00 PM - June 28, 2021, 5:00 PM

    Are you starting to grown your first vegetable garden, but don't know what to do next? Attend this lecture to keep your garden healthy and productive through the growing season ahead. CT garden expert, Jillian Shea of PlantHer Garden Coaching will give you an easy-to-follow checklist for growing food in any size space while sharing some tricks of the trade to keep growing with confidence. This program is appropriate for beginners, but experienced gardeners will also enjoy learning some tips along the way! These sessions will be followed with a live Q&A to discuss any questions about compost and gardening. Registration is required. Prior to the programs you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting. This program will also be available as a recorded program to view, after the live presentation. Co-Sponsored by Newington Friends of the Library and the Rocky Hill, Berlin and Wethersfield Libraries.

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  6. Culinary Delights: Spaghetti Muffins - Virtual

    June 8, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 28, 2021, 9:00 PM

    Chef Rob Scott is back to share a creative way to make spaghetti! A video link & the recipe will be available on the Adult’s Events page beginning the day of the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  7. Using GoodReads and Novelist - Virtual

    June 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 30, 2021, 9:00 PM

    The first video will explore how Goodreads can help you find books and authors, track your reading, connect with other readers, and more. The second video will demonstrate how to use NoveList to find titles and authors, read-a-likes, book lists, and more. Both videos will be available through the library’s website on the day of the program.

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  8. Adult Summer Reading

    June 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 13, 2021, 12:00 PM

    Adult summer reading registration will begin on Thursday, June 17. Registration will be online, by phone or with a printed form (upon request). Register on this day, June 17, for a chance to win the kickoff prize giveaway basket. Register yourself online, by phone with a print form (upon request) beginning June 17.Read or listen to the library books of your choice at your own pace. Receive one prize ticket for each book completed. Tickets will be available online; in the library you can call to have one submitted. Weekly drawings held on Friday. All weekly entries will be entered into the grand prize drawings which will be held on Friday, August 13. Winners will be notified. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  9. ReDefined READS - Book Kitchen Knife Block - Virtual

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 28, 2021, 5:00 PM

    Watch and learn how to make how your own kitchen knife block with a recycled books. All supplies are provided. Call to register for your kit today. Kits are available to pick up beginning June 23. A link to the video will be available on the day of the program. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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