The Bloomfield Lions Club reads THESE HANDS and MARISOL MCDONALD DOESN’T MATCH (YouTube, starting Jan. 14)
Among their many and varied service projects, the Lions Club have developed a book drive initiative to collect new books with African American or Latino themes written by African American or Latino authors for middle school, elementary and pre-K students. The recorded link will be available beginning January 14 on YouTube and BPL social media. Read more >
Are you curious about the footwear of years gone by? If so, join us as we explore the evolution of shoes from the reign of Queen Victoria through the decades of the 20th Century. We will discover the changes that occurred in footwear for women and men of the 19th and 20th centuries, emphasizing the influences that precipitated these changes.
Two Right Feet is proud to present a new winter program all about embracing the blues and burrs of winter. There is a part two of this series scheduled for next month! Be sure to sign up for both programs! (they have separate zoom links). Best for ages 5 and under. Read more >
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.
You may wish to consult your doctor before doing these exercises. By performing any fitness exercises, you are performing them at your own risk. Read more >
Ew, David, test your knowledge of the Schitt’s Creek world and Rose family drama! Grab your friends/family to compete against other participants. Arrive at 6:45 to get your team situated, trivia starts at 7PM. Prizes will be awarded and dressing as your favorite character is encouraged. Open to teens and adults.
Brought to you by Avon, Bloomfield, and Simsbury librarians. Open to non-residents.
What are you reading? What are you cooking in the kitchen? Let’s chat about our book escapes, how to access books virtually, and foodie favorites. Please join us even if you are not currently reading or cooking anything, we want to meet you! Read more >
“A Poet from Eastern CT and a Bloomfield Poet” — Daniel Donaghy and Kim Hunt. Daniel Donaghy is the author of three poetry collections: Somerset, co-winner of the Paterson Poetry Prize; Start with the Trouble, winner of the University of Arkansas Press Poetry Prize, and Streetfighting, a Paterson Prize Finalist.
Miss Meredith shares The Pocket Dogs by Margaret Wild. Biff and Buff are always carried around in Mr. Pockets’ coat pockets, but when Biff finds himself lost in a hole that has become too big, it is up to Mr. Pockets to locate him and reassure him that all is well once more.
Will Mr. Pockets find Biff? The recorded link will be available beginning January 24 on YouTube and BPL social media. Read more >