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Library Events
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at East Hampton Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Saturday Afternoon Concert: Music through the Decades with David Polansky
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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.
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Take a Break! Making The Most of Your Harvest
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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
Movie Night
Tuesday, 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.
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History Fading Fast: Connecticut Gravestones
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.

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.

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Trick or Treat! Happy Halloween for Little People
Friday, 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. 
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Let’s Get Crafty! Pinecone Elegance
Saturday, Nov. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
Use pinecone pieces and parts to craft a tres elegant napkin holder for your upcoming holiday festivities. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.
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Captain Underpants Party!
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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.
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Saturday Afternoon Concert: Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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!
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’Tis the Season: Chainsaw Safety with Dr. Thomas Worthley
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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. Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library & East Hampton Public Works.
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Take a Break: Play Euchre!
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
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.
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Keeping the Stress Out of the Holidays with Gina Juliano
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 860-267-6621.
We all love the holidays, but the aftermath can be horrifying. It's no fun to pay for the holidays year round. What if you could cut your costs by a minimum of half? All it takes is some savvy shopping and a few tips and tricks. Join couponing expert Gina Juliano as she explains how to fill your kids' stocking for free, buy restaurant certificates on the cheap, earn cash back on the gifts you buy online, and great ways to earn gift cards on Amazon.
Movie Night
Movie Night
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m.
She - e- rry, can you come out tonight! From director Clint Eastwood comes the film version of the Tony Award-winning Musical Jersey Boys, all about the iconic 1960s group The Four Seasons. The film is rated R. Discussion moderated by library staff member Phil Carr.
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Let’s Get Crafty! A Snowman of a Different Sort...
Saturday, Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Snow season is a great time to use your fine motor skills and sturdy twine to craft "Fuzzy the Stringman", a snowman that will never melt and who will keep you company long after winter turns to spring. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.
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Health & Wellness Workshop with Richard Jackson
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Take the holidays in stride, learn stress management techniques using breathing and meditation. Richard P. Jackson, CT resident and practictioner in multiple disciplines, presents.
Happy Holidays! Even
Happy Holidays! Evening Jazz with the Larry Gareau Trio
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 8.
Warm up on a December evening with the jazzy but oh-so gentle sounds of holiday music presented by the Larry Gareau Trio. Enjoy unique interpretations of the tunes you love along with great stories and opportunity to sing along. Larry Gareau, a local resident, is lead vocalist and way cool trumpeteer; Norman Johnson (guitar) and Dave Daddario (bass) round out the trio.   
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Holiday Concert for Families with Roger Tincknell
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 8.
Join us for a Winter Solstice Celebration including traditional songs from Chanukah, Christmas and other winter holiday traditions. In addition, the program will feature songs of light from around the world and seasonal sing-a-longs. Roger Tincknell presents the program, performing on guitar, mandolin, banjo, Irish Bodhran, harmonica and Russian balalaika. Add warmth to your holiday season!
New Years @ Noon!
New Years @ Noon!
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 11:00 a.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 15.
Join us for this popular and annually enjoyable New Years celebration ready made for the littlest people in our community. Take a pop-pop stroll on our bubble wrap walk of fame; craft a fabulous holiday hat, and dance, dance, dance your little feet into the new year!
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Let’s Get Crafty! A Balloon, Some String, Voila!
Saturday, Jan. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Registration required, begins Dec 6.
Make a lantern using string and a colorful balloon. An easy peasy way to light up your life! For ages 4-8; parent participation required.
Do You Know Who Your
Do You Know Who Your Ancestors Are? An Introduction to Genealogy
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Registration required, begins Dec 13.
Hear how genealogy begins at home, and learn about some of the basic sources of information and where to find them. Presented by the Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library.
Aging Matters
Aging Matters
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Dec 13.
Melissa Morton, local resident and representative of the Connecticut State Department on Aging, presents on long-term care planning for the aging and disabled and support services for family and caregivers. Anyone with an aging parent/relative will find this program timely and relevant.
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