by Staff ◊ Sep 02, 2011
Looking for a reason to come to the library in September – besides our great collection of materials, our friendly staff, and me? My guess is, with all that’s going on this month, you’ll find one. Here’s what we have scheduled:
1. It’s National Library Card month. Time to sign up for a new card or renew an old one. Then you cannot only borrow materials, but use our computers, search our databases, and download e-books and audiobooks from our website.
2. Storytime registration is September 15 for Hamden residents. Call after 10am to enroll for Wonderful Ones, Time for Twos, or Thrilling Threes & Fours – 203.230.3770.
3. Special Children’s programs at all three locations. Music Together on September 8 at Whitneyville, Scavenger Hunt at Brundage Community, and a Fall Craft at Miller on September 22. (Be sure to check with the appropriate library for more details and for registration.)
4. And, best of all, for the fans of great literature out there, we’ve got Yale’s Mark Schenker discussing Donald Hall’s poetry on September 14. Hamden native and former U.S. Poet Laureate, Donald Hall, is coming from New Hampshire for our special celebration of his life and work September 16 in Thornton Wilder Hall at 7pm. He’ll also be celebrating his 83rd birthday and the publication of a new book of poems with us. Then, on Monday, September 26, Reference Librarian Pam Ross’ popular monthly book discussion group will focus on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, led by Pulitzer Prize winning Stowe biographer, Joan Hedrick from Trinity College.