- Wellness, Longevity, and Vitality: On Monday, March 3, 2014, Dr. Myriah Hinchejy, MD of The Connecticut Health Council will be holding an informational discussion. The discussion will run from 6:30p.m.– 8:00p.m. Registration is required. Please call the Library to register.
- Cakes By Lilly: Popular local baker and cake artist, Lilly Humphrey will be back at the Douglas Library to help you create an Easter-themed cake on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:00-8:00p.m. This is a free workshop and supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required.
- Peter Billard of Hebron Heritage Photo will be at the library on Saturday, March 15, 2014, April 19, 2014, and May 17, 2014. Each visit will run from 10:30a.m.– 2:30p.m. Bring in your old photos to find out how they can be refurbished before they are lost.
- Appalachian Trail: Everyone has heard of the Appalachian Trail, but do you know where it is and how long it is? Join Michael Begansky on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 6:30-8:00p.m. to hear about this amazing part of the United States. Hiking the “Trail” and trails in the local area can be a great deal of fun! Mr. Begansky will thrill the audience with his experiences.
- Baby Boomers Folk Songs: Danny Quinn will perform Irish American Folk Music. Those of us who remember and love the music of the Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, John Denver, Arlo Gutherie, Steve Goodman, Peter, Paul & Mary and more will enjoy this free concert! Join us on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m.
- Post Roads and Iron Horses: Richard DeLuca will be at the Library to tell us the story of how the state was involved with business, scandal, hard work, danger, and the characters who helped develop the intricate systems that put Connecticut residents on the roads and railways. Join us on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 6:30p.m.–8:00p.m.
- Knitting Circle: Calling all knitters who consider themselves at the intermediate level! This group will meet on Mondays from 6:30-7:45p.m. in the Douglas Library. No registration is required. Just come with your projects and ideas to share.
- The Douglas Library Children’s Department and the Friends of the Library invite you to join us on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Community Room on the lower level of the library for “Fun with Rhythms” with Edward Leonard. This program is an educational drum circle designed to teach the fundamentals of music and rhythm on a variety of percussion instruments from around the world. The program is free and open to the public. Suggested audience interest is 5 to adult. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
- Children’s author Marilyn Davis will be at the Douglas Library for a reading and signing of her new book Maddie and Beanie’s Magical Journey on April 15, 2014 at 1:00p.m.
For more information, please call the library at 228-9312. All programs are free and open to the public.