Douglas Library will be closed on Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday.
We will re-open on Saturday, April 19th at 10am.

Celebrating 125 Years of Service to the Community
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Community Room (Downstairs)
10:15 – 10:45 am                 Piano Music by local students
11 am – 12 pm                        Reception attended by NBC Connecticut News Co-Anchor Gerry Brooks, State Senator Cathy Osten and State Representative Pam Sawyer (Coffee and cupcakes will be served)
12-2:30 pm                            Piano Music by local students
Main Floor
12 – 3 pm                             Technology Lessons with Bryn Mutch, Bring your tablet and learn how to use it to access library materials (pre-registration recommended, but not required – call the library at 860.228.9312)
Children’s Floor (Upstairs)
10 am – 2:30 pm                     Arts & Crafts
12 – 2:30 pm                            Face Painting by RHAM art students

Adult Programs

  • Brian Cohen of Positive Expression will be at the Library to present the Amazing Olmec on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:00-8:00p.m. Mr. Cohen will spark your imagination with imagery and the history of a people with no metal tools who created carved stone art pieces. Mr. Cohen is the local artist behind the Cedar Palms Garden located in Chaplin, CT. This program is free and open to the public.
  • Peter Billard of Hebron Heritage Photo will be at the library on 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.
  • 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.
  • Meet the Author: Clinical psychologist Roberta Isleib will be at the Library for a Book Discussion & Signing on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Ms. Isleib’s series starring a Connecticut psychologist and advice columnist debuted in 2007 with Deadly Advice. Currently she is writing the Key West food critic mystery series as Lucy Burdette.
  • 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.

Children/YA Programs


For more information, please call the library at 228-9312. All programs are free and open to the public.



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