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Let's Get Crafty! Hoot, Hay-Who Upcycles?
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 4, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Learn how to upcycle an old picture book and transform it into a very stylish centerpiece for your autumn celebrations. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.

Seminar: Marketing with Social Media
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 8, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Meet with Eric Lopkin, founder of the business consulting firm Modern Observer Group, and learn about how to design, develop, implement and maintain an ongoing social networking campaign with content success!

Stormwise: Resilient Trees, Resilient Power
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 14, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
If you remember 2011's mighty storms -- Hurricane Irene and the surprise snowstorm two months later -- you can learn about UCONN's Stormwise initiative from Dr. Tom Worthley, a UCONN extension educator who specializes in forest sustainability. Stormwise focuses on "reducing tree-related power outages while retaining the beauty and benefits of Connecticut's woodlands." All are welcomed to attend this important educational program.

Beat the Sugar Blues!
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 15, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Professional health coach and local resident Donna Gollenberg presents on simple action steps that may help someone begin to break free from sugar dependency. Learn why we crave sugar, how it effects our energy and well-being and what we can do to get rid of the cravings. 

Adult Book Discussion
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 22, 6:30 p.m.

Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright, betraying not only each other, but their best selves. Library staff member Phil Carr moderates.

Saturday Afternoon Concert: Music through the Decades with David Polansky
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 25, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Natick's [MA] own “jazz man” will take you through a hundred years of American history with anecdotes and music, to a backdrop of Norman Rockwell illustrations. Tapping the American Popular Songbook, wielding trumpet or keyboard, David Polansky brings our past to life with the music of George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael and a host of others. This concert comes to East Hampton courtesy of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.

Take a Break! Making The Most of Your Harvest
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 28, 1:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Take a mid-day break this harvest season and join us in welcoming Cornell-trained Master Food Preservation expert Jan Leonard Nuhn. Learn what various canning/pickling/ drying/etc. techniques you can use for all that great summer produce this growing year has produced.    

Movie Night
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 28, 6:30 p.m.

Prep school teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche), an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance. "Words and Pictures" is rated PG13.

History Fading Fast: Connecticut Gravestones
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 29, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..

Ruthie Brown, Executive Director of Connecticut Gravestone Network will be presenting a talk on old graveyards and burying grounds, the old gravestones within. This talk will include identifying some colonial stone carvers, conservation issues and the archeology project to move Dr. Peter's from East Hampton to join his family at the graveyard in Hebron.

Trick or Treat! Happy Halloween for Little People
East Hampton Public Library
Oct 31, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Wiggle and Giggle" at 10 a.m. (12-24 months) or stop by in your jazzy costume any time before noon and choose a free holiday-friendly board book to read and keep. No tricks but certainly some treats to share with your family from both the library and Senior Center. 

Let's Get Crafty! Pinecone Elegance
East Hampton Public Library
Nov 1, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 4. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Use pinecone pieces and parts to craft a tres elegant napkin holder for your upcoming holiday festivities. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.

Captain Underpants Party!
East Hampton Public Library
Nov 4, 1:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 4. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Come and join us for super silly crafts, games, and activities for fans of this series by Dav Pilkey. Recommended for beginning readers and kids of elementary school age, ages 6-10.

Saturday Afternoon Concert: Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra
East Hampton Public Library
Nov 8, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 4. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
The Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra is, well, eclectic music makers with ukuleles. A dangerous proposition, to be sure. So, is it ladies who perform eclectic repertoire? Or eclectic ladies who perform music? Perhaps you'll never know for sure unless you join us for a Saturday Afternoon Concert in the library Community Room!

'Tis the Season: Chainsaw Safety with Dr. Thomas Worthley
East Hampton Public Library
Nov 12, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
Thomas Worthley, Professor in the Department of Forestry at UConn Extension Service will present a workshop on chainsaw use and safety, highlighting guidance from a methods and safety program recognized industry wide. The program will emphasize safety/risk management, chainsaw handling, cutting procedures, and specialized situations.

Take a Break: Play Euchre!
East Hampton Public Library
Nov 18, 1:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 18. Call 860-267-6621 or Register Online..
If you're a fan of trick-taking card games, enjoy this afternoon program about Euchre, a game dating back to the 1860s. Any Setback or Penochle fan is sure to find a little applied something in the strategy realm here. Library staff member Phil Carr leads the program.