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Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

January 2017

Home Energy Solutions Workshop! (Adult) 1/31 @ 6:30 PM

January 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Home Energy Solutions Workshop! When: January 31st at 6:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Hear from the experts! Learn how you can save money on utility bills and stay comfortable this winter. Do you notice cold drafts & air leaks in the winter? Do you find yourself constantly running your air conditioner to cool your home in the summer? Would you like to cut your energy costs while increasing the comfort of your home? We have the solutions! Learn…

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February 2017

Pathways to Publishing (Adult & YAs) 2/7 @ 6:30 PM

February 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Pathways to Publishing When: February 7th at 6:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Looking to learn more about getting your work published? Not sure where to start?  Ask our panel of experts, which includes both adult and children's authors as well as children and adult publishers, your questions about the publishing field/world. Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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March 2017

It Really Happened in Connecticut (Adult & YA) 3/2 @ 6:30 PM

March 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

It Really Happened in Connecticut WHEN: March 2nd at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Witchcraft trials, a serial murderer who inspired a popular movie, and a bizarre vagabond who has fascinated people for 150 years are three amazing yet true stories from the state’s past that independent historian Diana Ross McCain will recount in her talk “It Really Happened in Connecticut,” on March 2nd @ 6:30 PM.   Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Decorative Wooden Sign Workshop (Adult & YA) 3/4 @ 9:30 AM

March 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Decorative Wooden Sign Workshop WHEN: March 4th at 9:30 AM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Create your own stylish wooden sign to decorate your home.  All materials will be provided.   Registration is required   $20 Materials Fee due by 2/22   Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Tories, Spies, and Traitors (Adult & YA) 3/7 @ 6:30 PM

March 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Tories, Spies, and Traitors: Divided Loyalty in Revolutionary CT  WHEN: March 7th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room   Which side are you on? That’s the question that every single person in Connecticut had to answer in 1775, as the thirteen colonies began a rebellion against British rule. Loyalty was not only a matter of words or opinion. For soldiers and civilians alike, loyalty could mean loss of fortune, of friends, and even of life. This presentation reveals stories—some well known, some obscure—of Nutmeggers…

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Movies & Munchies (Children) 3/13 @ 1:15 PM

March 13, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Movies & Munchies  WHEN: March 13th at 1:15 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room   Join us for Moana and some snacks Young navigator Moana (voice of Auli'i Cravalho), the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief, is chosen to find a precious artifact that could save her people. She teams with demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to locate a legendary island, and together the pair explore fantastical lands and encounter incredible sea creatures in this animated adventure from Disney  Rated PG…

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Ireland – A brief history w/ Chris Bielik (Adult & YA) 3/29 @ 6:30 PM

March 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Ireland - A brief history of nearly eight centuries of suppression, rebellion, and revolution. When: March 29th at 6:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room   From the late 12th century until 1922, Ireland experienced varying degrees of direct rule by England.  The friction created by this domination often led to attempts to achieve independence that cost much in the way of blood but without success.  Local historian Chris Bielik explores some of the more significant uprisings and the harsh…

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Gardening Workshop (Adult & YA) 3/30 @ 6:30 PM

March 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Gardening Workshop WHEN: March 30th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Join the Beacon Falls Public Library for a gardening workshop with Ann Hopkins & Ellen Shultz. Ann grew up on a vegetable farm and now lives in Beacon Falls. She currently designs and tends the beautiful beds in front of St. Michael's Church and Beacon Falls Town Hall with Ellen's help.  Ann and Ellen will generously share some of their expertise with us.     Please call…

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April 2017

Henna at the Library (Gr. 6-12) April 1st at 10:30

April 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Learn about the history and origins of henna. Henna is a washable, body art. Henna is made of natural dye. It does not harm the skin. The program will be 2 hours long and begins and 10:30 AM. The program will be for grades 6-12. You can sign up either on the Beacon Falls Public library website or by calling the library. There are only 25 spots, so sign up fast! This program has been organized by the Beacon Falls…

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S.T.E.M. – Magnetic Magic Workshop (Gr. 3 & Up) 4/4 @ 3:30 PM

April 4, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

S.T.E.M. Magnetic Magic Workshop When: April 4th at 3:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Children in Grades 3 and up are welcome to join Mad Science for this hands-on science program. Explore the power of magnets! Create electromagnets and control a compass needle. See a magnetic accelerator in action. Discover the invisible fields surrounding magnets with our iron fillings. Devise and perform experiments to test magnetic strength. Take home your very own Magnet Lab to continue your research! Registration is…

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Family Fishing Class 4/4 @ 6:00 PM

April 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

CARE Family Fishing Class WHEN: April 4th at 6:00 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room CARE (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) will introduce you, your family, and friends to the wonders of water, fish, and fishing, State certified instructors pass along information and expertise they've gained while angling in local waters for any years. Demonstrations and activities make learning fun for adults and kids alike. Each participant will receive a fishing related item compliments of the Beacon Falls Parks and Rec.…

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Beekeeping 101 (Adult & YA) 4/6 @ 6:30 PM

April 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Beekeeping 101 WHEN: April 6th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Learn about the history of beekeeping, what it takes to become a backyard beekeeper, what resources are available and why honey bees are vital to the success of the environment.  This program is co-sponsored by the Beacon Falls Parks and Rec. Commission.   Registration is requested. Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Movies & Munchies (Children) 4/11 @ 1:00 PM

April 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Movies & Munchies  WHEN: April 11th at 1:00 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room   Join us for Sing and some snacks. A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine. Rated PG Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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May 2017

Katherine Hepburn (Adult) 5/2 @ 6:30 PM

May 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Katherine Hepburn WHEN: Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Adults & YAs With a stage and film career that spanned six decades, Katharine Hepburn is an American icon. Born and raised in Connecticut, Hepburn had a career in stage, film and television that reflected the changing role of women in broader society. Challenging the norms of the day, she took control of her image and identity by establishing a unique sense of style which…

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Origami with Stephanie McLean (Grades 1-5) 5/13 @ 11:00 AM

May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

  Origami with Stephanie McLean When: Saturday, May 13th @ 11:00 am Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Who Grades 1-5     Join Stephanie McLean in her senior project and learn to make simple origami! Learn the basics of origami and by the end of the hour, have two beautiful origami animals to bring home with you!   If interested, please contact the library by May 10th  

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Backyard Burgers with Chef Ray (Adult & YA) 5/20 @ 10:30 AM

May 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Backyard Burgers with Chef Ray WHEN: May 20th at 10:30 AM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Adults & YAs  Chef Ray will demonstrate how to make 3 unique burgers. He will show how to grill with real charcoal. Don't contaminate your food with lighter fluid or chemical laden briquettes. It is not difficult to grill the right way. Samples for all.  Registration Required Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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June 2017

Flanders Nature Center presents Eggs to Legs (Gr. 3 & Up) 6/1 @ 3:30 PM

June 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Eggs to Legs WHEN: June 1st at 3:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Grades 3 and Up Join us for this great event co-sponsored by Beacon Falls Parks & Rec. Flanders Nature Center will present this Eggs to Legs Workshop   What’s inside the egg? Students will see what the inside of an egg looks like while learning the parts of the egg.  A story relating to egg-bearing animals will be shared, as children learn that chickens aren’t…

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Tories, Spies, and Traitors (Adult & YA) 6/6 @ 6:30 PM

June 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

 Tories, Spies, and Traitors: Divided Loyalty in Revolutionary CT  WHEN: June 6th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room   Which side are you on? That’s the question that every single person in Connecticut had to answer in 1775, as the thirteen colonies began a rebellion against British rule. Loyalty was not only a matter of words or opinion. For soldiers and civilians alike, loyalty could mean loss of fortune, of friends, and even of life. This presentation reveals stories—some well known, some obscure—of Nutmeggers…

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July 2017

The Butterfly Guy Show (Pre-K and Up) 7/28 @ 10:30 AM

July 28, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

The Butterfly Guy Show! WHEN: Friday, July 28th at 10:30 AM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Pre-K & Up Join us as Jerry Schneider comes and tells us all about butterflies with a presentation and a craft! We'll be making butterfly tee shirts so you can bring your own cotton shirt or purchase one for $4.00 at the event. Sign-up is required.

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September 2017

Water Color Painting Workshop (Adult & YA) 9/5 @ 6:00 PM

September 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Water Color Painting Workshop WHEN: September 5th at 6:00 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Adults & YAs Thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends of the Beacon Falls Library we are offering a fun evening of water color painting. Join local artist, Rich DiCarlo, of the Valley Arts Council while he guides you step-by-step in creating a beautiful masterpiece all your own.  No prior artistic abilities required. Great for beginners and pros alike. $3 materials fee is required to hold…

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October 2017

Hiking the Appalachian Trail (Adult & YA) 10/3 @ 6:30 PM

October 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Hiking the Appalachian Trail When: October 3rd @ 6:30 AM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Those who attend this program will be treated to a modern day adventure. Sam Ducharme set out on a 2,180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin, Maine. During his six month journey, he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the hardships encountered on the trail, as well as the people, culture, and humanity at its finest.…

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Indian War in Connecticut History (Adult & YA) 10/18 @ 6:30 PM

October 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Indian War in Connecticut History When: Wednesday, October 18th at 6:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room   Connecticut has generally been seen as a bucolic, rather quiet state. But early in its history, the state saw bloody battles, both between Native American tribes and between natives and colonists. This talk will center on two major Indian wars of the period - the Pequot-Mohegan War and King Philip's War. It will also deal in part with the battle fought in…

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