September 14 One Book One Region

SATURDAY, September 14th at 10:00am – Book Discussion – Hey, Kiddo: How I lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. This is the One Book One Region book for discussion.  A copy may be picked up at the JCCL. Regional discussion with the author is at Connecticut College, Palmer Auditorium on Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. and is free to the public.

August Tuesday Programs

Tues Aug 6 10:30am Celestial Creatures with Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Tues Aug 6 3pm Make Your Own Canvas Backpack

Tues Aug 13 10am-5pm Catch a Star: Catch a Star Wars movie!
Tues Aug 13 3pm Come in and make a Lightsaber!
Tues Aug 13 11:30am Kid’s Pizza Bookclub


August Wednesday Programs

Wed Aug 7 10am-4pm Children’s Minigolf – Storybook Style
Wed Aug 7 All Day Artist Trading Cards – Work on your projects for the Art Show!

Wed Aug 14 All Day Artist Trading Cards – Work on your projects before the last day
of Submissions for the Art Show!

August 17th Art Show

Janet Carlson Calvert Library Art Show
Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:00am—12:30pm

The JCC Library Children’s Department would like to display children’s projects age 1-13. Two
entries in the following categories will be accepted unless otherwise noted. All items must have
name, address, phone number and title.
JCCL Staff reserve the right to deny an entry if deemed inappropriate for children.
Artist Trading Cards – 2.5×3.5 inch (Baseball card) detailed artwork (Limit 4 per person)
Drawing, Models, Multi-Media—artwork using a range of materials such as yarn, cloth, paper,
nature (quilts, crochet/knitted items, pressed flowers, sewing)
Paint, Photography, Franklin,
Photography, Non-Franklin,
Sculpture, Woodworking
***Entries are due by Thursday, August 15th.

September 12 All Things Culinary

bowl and cookbook

THURSDAY, September 12th at 1:00pm– All Things Culinary Cookbook Club: An apple a day … brings the cooks together! A small sample of an apple dish is welcomed but not required.

Dream Kitchen design – We are also going to begin designing a kitchen on paper. Bring a photo of your current kitchen and have fun discussing and designing your dream-come-true kitchen!


Last day for Summer Reading submissions

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17th 9:00am until 5:00pm – Calling all teen and summer reading kids!  TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REDEEM YOUR SUMMER READING TICKETS!

Be sure to bring your list of completed books to the library to receive your tickets by closing time today.  These tickets can be redeemed for a variety of trinkets in our library store OR for a chance to win one of our spectacular prize baskets now on display in the library.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29th 9:00am until 5:00pm- Adult reading program ends.