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Saxton B. Library Events

Flicks with Sticks - You've Got Mail
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Oct 21, 6:00pm

    

Come knit, crochet, and enjoy the show!

Tuesday, October 21st @ 6:00pm

The film will begin promptly at 6:00pm, so come early to grab a seat and a snack!

R.S.V.P. at the Library today!

Beckish Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Oct 23, 1:00 pm


We'll be discussing One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Thursday, October 23rd @ 1:00pm
At the Beckish Senior Center
No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Nonfiction Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Oct 28, 6:30pm


We'll be discussing Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Tuesday, October 28th @ 6:30pm
No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Paint a Pumpkin @ the Saxton B!
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Oct 30, 6:00


We will provide the pumpkins and the craft supplies. Decorate your pumpkin traditionally OR as one of your favorite storybook characters!  You can leave your storybook pumpkin at the Library to be on display in our ‘Literary Pumpkin Patch’ during the month of November! 


All ages. Limited to 25. Please stop by the Library or call Megan at 860-228-0350 to register.

Freedom Riders screening
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 5, 6:00pm

The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.

Wednesday, November 5
6:00pm


Let us know you're coming! Call the Library at 860-228-0350 to sign up!

Can't make the screening but want to join the discussion on November 19th?
You can watch Freedom Riders for free online!


Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
 

Mother Daughter Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 6, 6:30

For Grades 3-5
This club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. Each Mother-Daughter pair will have a chance to 'host' a meeting.

Please talk to Megan if you are interested in joining!


Our November pick:
The Year of the Dog, by Grace Lin

Middle Grade Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 12, 6:30

Grades 6-8
This club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. 

THIS GROUP IS FULL, please talk to Megan if you are interested in being put on a wait list!


Our November pick:
Loot, by Jude Watson

 

Riverside Reptiles presents: Jeepers Creepers!
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 13, 6:00

Thursday, November 13th at 6:00

Encounter some creepy-looking creatures at the Saxton B. Library!  You will get see AND touch a variety of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, insects, and even a 10 foot long python!  Don't worry, they won't bite!
 
All Ages. Limited to 35.
Please stop by the Library or
call 860-228-0350 to register.

Freedom Riders screening
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 14, 11:00am

The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.

Friday, November 14
11:00am


Let us know you're coming! Call the Library at 860-228-0350 to sign up!

Can't make the screening but want to join the discussion on November 19th?
You can watch Freedom Riders for free online!


Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
 

Freedom Riders screening
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 17, 2:00pm

The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.

Monday, November 17
2:00pm


Let us know you're coming! Call the Library at 860-228-0350 to sign up!

Can't make the screening but want to join the discussion on November 19th?
You can watch Freedom Riders for free online!


Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
 

Fiction Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 18, 6:30pm


We'll be discussing The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.

Tuesday, November 18th @ 6:30pm
Note date change due to Veteran's Day

No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Freedom Riders DISCUSSION
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 19, 6:00pm

The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.

Join us for a discussion of this documentary, led by Jeffrey Ogbar, Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Popular Music and Professor of History at UConn, and David Swiderski, Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Wesleyan University.

Wednesday, November 19
6:00pm


Let us know you're coming! Call the Library at 860-228-0350 to sign up!

Couldn't make a screening but want to join the discussion?
You can watch Freedom Riders for free online!


Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
 

Beckish Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 20, 1:00 pm


We'll be discussing George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Thursday, November 20th @ 1:00pm
At the Beckish Senior Center
No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!


**Note: Third Thursday due to Thanksgiving**

Teen Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 20, 6:30

Grades 9 -12
This club meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. 

Please talk to Megan if you are interested in joining!


Our November pick:
The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater

Nonfiction Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Nov 25, 6:30pm


We'll be discussing The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Tuesday, November 25th @ 6:30pm
No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Mother Daughter Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Dec 4, 6:30

For Grades 3-5
This club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. Each Mother-Daughter pair will have a chance to 'host' a meeting.

Please talk to Megan if you are interested in joining!


Our December pick:
Secrets at Sea, by Richard Peck

Fiction Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Dec 9, 6:30pm


We'll be discussing Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.

Tuesday, December 9th @ 6:30pm

No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Mother Daughter Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Jan 8, 6:30

For Grades 3-5
This club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. Each Mother-Daughter pair will have a chance to 'host' a meeting.
Please talk to Megan if you are interested in joining!

Our January pick:
TBA

 

Fiction Book Group meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Jan 13, 6:30pm


We'll be discussing Dream with Little Angels by Michael Hiebert. Stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Tuesday, January 13th @ 6:30pm
No sign-up required -- new members are always welcome!

Middle Grade Book Club Meeting
Saxton B. Little Free Library
Jan 14, 6:30

Grades 6-8
This club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30, Sept. - May. We read, discuss, have snacks, and do fun crafts, games, and activities. 

THIS GROUP IS FULL, please talk to Megan if you are interested in being put on a wait list.


Our January pick:
The Grimm Legacy, by Polly Shulman