Blog Category: Past Events

They Called Her Reckless Author Talk & Book Signing Wednesday, August 8 at 6:30pm

Join us to hear Reckless’ story as told by Janet Barrett, author of the first full biography of this amazing warhorse. Enriched by the memories of more than 60 Marines … Continue reading »

Midsummer Festival, Saturday, July 28

Join us this year for a variety of activities in a variety of locations. At the Library Midsummer Sale at Phoebe’s BookCellar, 9am-3pm Great selection of “gently loved” beach reads on … Continue reading »

Kids’ Martial Arts Workshop

Join us Wednesday mornings for a free session of martial arts instruction for beginners. The practice of martial arts helps build confidence, leadership, focus and empowerment skills, as well as … Continue reading »

Connecticut River Ferries, Author Talk & Book Signing, July 10 at 6:00pm

  America’s oldest continuously operating ferry service began running between Rocky Hill and Glastonbury in 1655. More than one hundred have operated on the river since the seventeenth century. The … Continue reading »

Beginners Yoga at the Library, Mondays at 10:30am

Mondays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 10:30am Come see what YOGA is all about.  The Yoga Shop in Old Saybrook is offering classes with their new trainers.  These … Continue reading »

Book Bingo! Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

Join in on the fun and play book bingo.  Read 5 books to complete a bingo and win a small prize and a chance to win the grand prize — a … Continue reading »

Scrapbooking your Vacation or Graduation Thursday, June 28 at 7:00pm

Join us for a scrapbooking class with the Papercraft Clubhouse. The class will be taught by owner, and Old Lyme resident Tracie Larson. Together we will create a wonderful 6×6 mini … Continue reading »

The Magic of Communication with Greg Dwyer Monday, June 18 at 6:30pm

Successful people know the role communication plays in life. How one communicates with self and others is the key to a fulfilled life. Former illusionist Greg Dwyer will share secrets … Continue reading »

Founders Day, Friday, June 22 at 7pm

Join us to celebrate the Library’s 120th anniversary. William and Helen Gillette (played by Harold and Theodora Niver) will transport you back to the 19th century with period conversation and … Continue reading »

Van Gogh’s Starry Night: From Spiritualized Nature to Higher Abstraction with Robert Baldwin Saturday, May 19 at 1:00pm

Van Gogh’s Starry Night: From Spiritualized Nature to Higher Abstraction with Robert Baldwin Saturday, May 19 at 1:00pm Inspired by Gauguin’s artistic group in Brittany, van Gogh traveled to the … Continue reading »