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This Week @ the Library

March Exhibits

Program Room - Simsbury Open Studios 
East Gallery - Simsbury Camera Club photography 
West Gallery -
Simsbury Open Studios
Display Case - Simsbury Open Studios



Photography Series - Introduction to Lightroom  
Monday, March 2  
6:30-8:30 pm , Program Room

Let Frank Zaremba of the Simsbury Camera Club show you what the popular program, Lightroom, can do for you. Free and open to all.


SAT Essay Writing and Critical Reading Workshop
Monday, March 2  
7:00-8:30 pm , Barnes Room

Martha Gilbert will offer a hands-on essay workshop for students who will be taking the SAT . Students will learn strategies to write an effective essay. This is an opportunity to experience a timed practice. The basics to approaching the SAT Reading Comprehension sections will conclude the evening.  Students should register for only one of the sessions. Preregistration is required.


Great Decisions
Tuesday, March 3
10:00-11:30 am , Program Room  

Come and be a part of a Foreign Policy discussion held on Tuesday mornings through March 10. To sign up, contact our coordinator, Dave Blume, 860-651-8302 to order a copy of the book. Sessions are open to new people and previous participants.


AARP Free Tax-Aide Program
Tuesday, March 3 through April 9
1:00-3:00 pm , Program Room 2  

Need help doing your taxes? Our AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers will provide free individual income tax assistance. One hour appointments will be available, but you must make an appointment by calling the Sr. Center at 860-658-3273. The program is open to anyone who needs assistance, regardless of age, income, or town residence. Walk-ins will not be accepted.


Kindle eBook Instruction  
Tuesday, March 3  
Wednesday, March 4  
1:00-2:00 pm & 2:00-3:00 pm , Business Resource Center

Small group instruction to learn how to download free e-books to the Kindle. Preregistration is required.  


Through a Different Lens:  
Three
Connecticut Women Photographers  
Tuesday, March 3  
6:30-8:30 pm , Program Room

Tasha Caswell of the  Connecticut Historical Society will speak on the society's new photography exhibit donated by the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation as well as a collection by Marie Kendall. The photographs document two generations of women photographers in Connecticut. Free and open to all.  A Simsbury Camera Club Seminar.  


SAT Essay Writing and Critical Reading Workshop  
Monday, March 4  
7:00-8:30 pm , Barnes Room  

Martha Gilbert will offer a hands-on essay workshop for students who will be taking the SAT . Students will learn strategies to write an effective essay. This is an opportunity to experience a timed practice. The basics to approaching the SAT Reading Comprehension sections will conclude the evening.  Students should register for only one of the sessions. Preregistration is required.


Gen Y Book Discussion Group  
Wednesday, March 4  
7:00-8:00 pm , Wagner Room

The Simsbury Public Library offers a Gen Y Book Discussion Group for men and women in their 20's and 30's. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month to discuss works of mutual interest. Liza Pagano is the convener of the group. If you are interested, please email Liz or just drop in.


AARP Free Tax-Aide Program
Thursday, March 5 through April 29
10:00-3:00 pm , Program Room 2  

Need help doing your taxes? Our AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers will provide free individual income tax assistance. One hour appointments will be available, but you must make an appointment by calling the Sr. Center at 860-658-3273. The program is open to anyone who needs assistance, regardless of age, income, or town residence. Walk-ins will not be accepted.


Arm Knitting for Teens (Grades 6 & up)  
Thursday, March 5  
6:30-8:00 pm , Teen Space  

Come learn how to arm knit! Yarn will be provided, show up early to get the color you want. Instruction provided by Dawn Zillich, local librarian and crafter.


Friday Flicks - Charade
Friday, March 6
1:00-3:00 pm , Program Room

Upcoming Movies:
March Movies are to Die For...Mystery and Suspense

  • March 13 - Maltese Falcon

  • March 20 - Murder at the Baskervilles

  • March 27 - The Lady Vanishes


Pysanka Egg-Making Workshop
10:00 am - Noon
Discovery Center

Join Sharon Leonard and learn the folk art form of Pysanka, a Ukrainian decorative egg. Come and create your own beautiful egg in this hands-on workshop. All materials (including eggs) will be provided. Registration is limited to 20 people, aged 8 to adult so preregistration is required.

This program is part of the Innovators' Workshop @ 
the Simsbury Public Library
.


Sound of Music Sing-along Family Event
Sunday, March 8
1:30-4:30 pm , Program Room

The whole family is invited to a movie sing-along to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beloved movie. Come in costume - anything from the white dress with a blue satin sash to traditional lederhosen. Be prepared to participate and have fun! Students from Simsbury High School 's Music & Performing Arts Department will act as emcees. Come one, come all! There will be a prize for the best costume.


Language Classes

French Conversation  
Monday, March 2  
6:00-7:30 pm , Fireside - Upper Level  

Chinese for Travelers   
Thursday, March 5  
7:00-8:30 pm  

Spanish Conversation Class  
Wednesday, March 4  
10:30-11:30 am , Wagner Room    

English Conversation Group  
Tuesday, March 3  
10:30 - 11:30 am , Barnes Room  

English Conversation Club  
Friday, March 6  
10:30-1:00 pm ,  Program Room 2  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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