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Cocktail Culture: The Mad Men Era (Virtual) (Wed., Aug 10th @ 6:30 PM)

This is a fun, beginner, get-you-moving activity! BEGINS AT 6:30 PM. Registration and email required for the link. You will receive the link via in your inbox once you register. Learn a few basic line dancing steps! We will spend time walking through the steps for all the dances and then the music goes on and we practice what we just learned! No previous experience necessary.
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Book Discussion (Virtual): Flight Patterns by Karen White (Thur., Aug 11th @ 5:30 PM)

Flight Patterns by Karen White

Georgia Chambers has spent her life sifting through other people’s pasts while trying to forget her own. But then her work as an expert on fine china—especially Limoges—requires her to return to the one place she swore she’d never revisit….

It has been ten years since Georgia left her family home on the coast of Florida, and nothing much has changed except that there are fewer oysters and more tourists. She finds solace in seeing her grandfather still toiling away in the apiary where she spent much of her childhood, but encountering her estranged mother and sister leaves her rattled. Read more >

Nature Walk in Filley Park for All Ages (Aug. 13 @ 11:00 AM) (Meet at Prosser!)

Members of the Filley Park Committee will join us to provide a little history about the park and help in identifying some of the trees and more, and we’ll all take part in a mini scavenger hunt! All attendees will receive a complimentary reusable water bottle. Children will also receive a nature journal and magnifying glass to take with them on our nature walks. We will meet at Prosser Library (1 Tunxis Avenue) in the Children’s Room, fill up our water bottles, and then head over to Filley Park on foot. This gentle walk is perfect for families and kids/adults of all ages! Read more >

All Things Camping (Aug. 18 @ 10:30AM) (McMahon Wintonbury lawn)

This year, CT DEEP State Parks has partnered with the CT State Library and a number of libraries across the state, including the Bloomfield Public Library, to encourage families to get outside, find that unique spot and read together. On August 18, 2022 at 10:30 am, CT DEEP’s No Child Left Inside Program will be bringing a Family Camping Program to the Bloomfield Public Library, McMahon Wintonbury location. Join us for a program out in the field at the library to learn about ALL THINGS CAMPING. Join CT DEEP State Parks staff and friends to learn about camping at one of our CT State Park or Forests, what to bring; how to set-up a campsite and tent, play games and read stories together. We promise to bring the fun and the Smore’s! Read more >