Adult News & Events

Check out the library’s Calendar of Events for upcoming virtual programs!

Cat Behavior 101 with Dr. Rachel (Virtual) (Tues., Oct 19th @ 6:30 PM)

Is your cat not quite as cute as those we see on the internet? Are you tired of your cat thinking outside the box? Is your cat a hard core shredder (and I don’t mean snowboarding!) And if you have a multi-cat household are you wondering why they just can’t all get along? Dr. Rachel Geller will answer all of these questions and more! She will advise you on how to resolve your cat’s behavioral and emotional problems, always with the goal of creating permanently harmonious relationships between your cat and you.
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Gentle Yoga with Pia Oliveri (Virtual)(Wed., Oct 20th @ 11:30 AM)

Join us for yoga with Pia Oliveri
Pia is the Owner and Director of Wabi-Sabi Yoga and Wellness Center in Windsor, CT. Through yoga, meditation and breath work she believes healing happens from the inside out. Her Gentle Yoga Class is a true representation of the Eight Limbs of Yoga! We will start with Meditation and breath work followed by seated postures and standing postures with the assistance of a chair. Read more >

Half a Century and Half a World Away: Southeast Asian Immigration to the United States Since 1960 (Virtual) (Thurs., Oct 20th @ 6:30 PM)

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the Indochina Wars (1946-1975), focusing mainly on the Vietnam conflict, and their role in driving large-scale Southeast Asian (especially Vietnamese) immigration to the United States. The talk will also examine patterns of immigrant settlement within the United States, major changes in American immigration law and their consequences, and the challenges the Vietnamese and other groups face to maintain their cultural heritage whilst fitting into the American national mosaic. Read more >

Wintonbury Poetry Series Reading (Virtual) (Thurs., Oct 21st@ 7:00 PM)

Group Reading from the anthology, Waking Up to the Earth: Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Climate Crisis – features 6 CT poets: Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, Luisa Caycedo-KImura, Pegi Deitz Shea, David K. Leff, Rennie McQuilkin, and Tom Nicotera. The anthology, published in 2021 by Grayson Books, was edited by CT State Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson. Poets will read their anthology poems plus other Nature-based poems. Read more >