Welcome to Slater Library!


Please note: Effective January 1, 2017 Slater Library will be closing at 6:30 pm, Monday - Thursday


Friends of Slater Library
are hosting their annual Pasta and Meatball Dinner
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm.
Raffles and a performance by the GHS Chamber Choir at 7 pm. Donation $9.00. Advanced ticket sales only at Slater Library, VFW and Jewett City Greenhouses. Come and enjoy a night of good eating and entertainment!


Friends of Slater Library is hosting a bus trip to the Boston Flower and Garden Show on Saturday, March 25th. Tickets are $65.00 for the bus and admission or $55.00 for the bus only. See listing below for complete details.

Upcoming Events:
                                 
Don't be "bored"! Join us for Board Games every Wednesday from 3-6 pm in the upstairs "Community Room"!

Save the date! American Girl Tea Party, Saturday, 2/18 @ 2pm for ages 4 - 10. Sign ups open to all towns at this time.  Details under "American Girl Tea" listing below.

Open Studio - a new art group at Slater Library will be meeting Tuesday, 2/21 @ 5:45pm. Open to all; this session will focus on Still Life Sketching.

Sing-along screening of "Frozen," Saturday, February 25th at noon. Dressing up is encouraged! Stop in early and make a movie inspired craft! Full details under "Movie Matinees" heading.

Dr. Seuss Story Hour - Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories, refreshments and crafts! Saturday, March 4th at 1 pm. Sign-ups appreciated, not required! 

X Topic Tuesdays continue!  Tuesday, March 7th @ 6:30 pm, Aromatherapy: Essential Oils and their Therapeutic Uses
Contact the library to sign up; all preregistered participants will receive a free sample to try at home.
Tuesday, April 4th @ 6:30 pm, Downsizing and Clutter Control: A humorous look at a serious problem!
Dave Downs will be teaching us how to take your "Spring Cleaning" to the next level. Contact the library to reserve your seat.
                            
Free Educational Workshops for Baby Boomers and Retirees - March 17th at 1:30 pm, Elder Law and Estate Planning presented by Theresa Madonna, attorney practicing in Griswold CT and Reverse Mortgages - New and Improved, presented by Jerry Delmato.
March 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm - How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Fraud presented by Claudia LaRoque. Participants will learn how phone, mail and online scams work, how to avoid the traps and how to report fraud.

Update on ongoing classes....

"Baby and Me," f
or children 0-2 years and caregivers begins 1/17 at 10:45 am. This class is filled.

"Toddler Storytime,"
for children ages 2 and 3, begins 1/18 at 9:15 am and 10:30 am.
  Sign-ups welcome from all towns. Space is available in both Storytime groups.
*Complete details found below under Children's Department.



SLATER LIBRARY and FANNING ANNEX
26 Main St
Jewett City, Ct. 06351
(860) 376-0024
Director - Rebecca Jusseaume
Children's Librarian - Kathleen Brown
 
                                                                                                

Library hours:

Monday - Thursday Noon-6:30

Friday Noon-5:00

Saturday 10:00 - 2:00




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