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Painter Victor Leger will have his artwork for sale and on display in the Jamie Gagarin Community Room and Gallery from April 29- June 26, 2015. The opening reception is on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
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Come and join Librarian Patricia Moore and Book Club Liaison Cameron Bove who will share their reading recommendations to get your winter reading off to a great start. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Join Adult Services Librarian, Audra MacLaren and Librarian, Patricia Moore for the OWL Cookbook Club. In this meeting participants will be discussing and eating tailgating fare! Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, January 14 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From October 29- December 26, 2014, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit photography by Judith Secco in the art gallery. The opening reception is on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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In Catching Lightning in a Bottle, Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. has complied the first complete history of Merrill Lynch. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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The Oliver Wolcott Library welcomes three new trustees and a new slate of officers elected at its annual meeting on September 16th, 2014.
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Come and join Librarian Patricia Moore and Book Club Liaison Cameron Bove who will share their reading recommendations to get your fall reading off to a great start. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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In this lecture, Matt Terzian and Corey Veneziano will describe the current education environment and illustrate how funding goals can be accomplished. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Monday Scholars combines the best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion! Mondays at the Oliver Wolcott Library from September 29- November 24 at 12:30- 2:15 p.m.
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The First World War in fiction, provides a range of insights into the event that changed the political and cultural landscapes of western world. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, September 28 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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This inspiring biographical portrait created and performed by actress Ginger Grace is based on the letters, life stories and poems of Emily Dickinson. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:30- 8:00 p.m.
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Do you have a great story to tell but don’t know where to start? In this workshop, published novelist Natalie Bates will teach you how to create compelling fiction. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 1:00- 4:00 p.m.
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This program with Heather Prescott, Cynthia Roznoy and Amy Trout will trace the history of the Federal Arts Project in Connecticut. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, September 9, from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From September 3- October 24, 2014, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit recent work by Michael Quadland in the art gallery. The opening reception is on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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Don’t miss this special edition of Monday Scholars on August 25, 2014 to have the opportunity to hear, respond and react directly with Dr. Plous who will be live and in-person to lead the discussion and answer your questions.
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More than 87 Connecticut libraries are proud to participate in the Connecticut Library Association’s first annual Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program. To participate, visit your local participating library to pick up your Passport.
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The First World War in fiction, provides a range of insights into the event that changed the political and cultural landscapes of western world. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, August 24 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Set in Madrid in 1936, Amanda Vaill’s latest book, Hotel Florida, is a spellbinding story of love amid devastation of the Spanish Civil War. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, August 21 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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In this lecture, Dr. Jerome Krase will discuss how ordinary streetscapes reflect the changing cultural and class identities of neighborhoods at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, August 12 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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In this fascinating program, Karen DePauw will take the audience through 100 years of fashions and explore how clothing communicates who we are. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.

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On Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m. at the Oliver Wolcott Library author Tom Holzel will discuss the fascinating local mystery of the "The Girls Club Holiday House".
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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Dr. John Tully will discuss the Civil Rights Movement by using the novel Freshwater Road at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, August 16 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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This program will explore the many changes that occurred throughout the time period depicted in Downton Abbey and how these changes influenced fashion. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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William Alexander wanted to speak French after falling in love with the country but it wasn't until the age of 57 that he decided to do something about it. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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The Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield is pleased to announce the newest online addition to their collection: Mango! Mango is an online language-learning system that makes speaking another language easy and fun.
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With sharp detail and tremendous empathy, The Unraveling provides unique insights into the US military as well as the complexities, diversity, and evolution of Iraqi society. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, July 23 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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In this lecture presentation, historian Mark Albertson will discuss the rise of the New Steel Navy, the Great White Fleet and Battleship Connecticut. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 2:00- 3:30 p.m.
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Join actress Michèle La Rue as she returns for another vibrant performance of vintage American literature - "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Monday Scholars combines the best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion! This session’s course will be the Kennedy Half Century. Mondays at the Oliver Wolcott Library from July 13- August 24, 2015 at 12:30- 2:00 p.m.
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Join Librarians Audra MacLaren and Patricia Moore at the July meeting of The Cookbook Club to eat and discuss fresh fruits and vegetables. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Dr. John Tully will use two novels to explore issues of the Civil Rights Movement at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, July 19 and August 16 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Philip Roth is one of the most awarded U.S. writers of his generation and one of our most distinguished writers. This book discussion led by Aimee Pozorski will be at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Watercolorist Mary Helen Davis will have her artwork for sale and on display in the Jamie Gagarin Community Room and Gallery from July 1- August 28, 2015. The opening reception is on Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, the Oliver Wolcott Library planted a new copper beech tree to replace the majestic 125-year old copper beech that died of natural causes last year.
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From New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick comes an emotionally rich, inspiring new novel about family and second chances. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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John LaPlante traveled the world alone and inexpensively for his 75th birthday. In his engaging talk he will give tips on how to travel and will entertain with his stories. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 2:00- 3:30 p.m.
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Combining advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of traveling through France, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Philip Roth is one of the most awarded U.S. writers of his generation and one of our most distinguished writers. This book discussion led by Aimee Pozorski will be at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, May 31 and June 28, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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A $1,455 grant from the Connecticut Humanities will enable the Oliver Wolcott Library to offer a two-part series to explore the Civil Rights Movement through two novels: The Help by Kathryn Stockett and Freshwater Road by Denise Nicholas.
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Come and join critically-acclaimed food writers Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough who will focus on two of their popular cookbooks to help you throw a great party. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Join Librarians Audra MacLaren and Patricia Moore at the May meeting of The Cookbook Club to eat and discuss all things bread. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Join Montessori teachers Judy Conroy and Grail Kearney as they discuss how to prepare your home environment to foster independence and responsibility. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 2:00- 3:00 p.m.
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Painter Victor Leger will have his artwork for sale and on display in the Jamie Gagarin Community Room and Gallery from April 29- June 26, 2015. The opening reception is on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
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Langston Hughes and Anne Sexton are two poets who impacted not just the literary world but our larger American society. A poetry discussion of their work will take place at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 1:00- 2:30 p.m.
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In "The Pollan Family Table", readers will delight in a bounty of more than 110 time-tested family recipes from the incredible Pollan women. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Monday Scholars combines the best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion! This session’s course will be Understanding the Brain. Mondays at the Oliver Wolcott Library from April 20- July 6, 2015 at 12:30- 2:00 p.m.
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In this fun and lively performance, Harold and Theodora Niver portray William Gillette and his beloved bride Helen. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Come and join the Oliver Wolcott Library staff who will share their reading recommendations to get your spring reading off to a great start. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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The Southern Writers Book Discussion will provide a range of insight into the Southern voice in fiction as it has evolved through decades of social and cultural change. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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In his book, Hidden History of Litchfield County, Peter Vermilyea uncovers traces of Litchfield County’s past that are hidden in plain sight. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Jane Austen - Her Life and Times covers the realities of English Society at the time of Jane Austen’s life and literary career. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From March 1- April 24, 2015, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit artwork from artist and painter Beth Carlson. The opening reception is on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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In this presentation, photographer and author Mathew Duman will discuss his book An Education in the Grotesque: the Gargoyles of Yale University. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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The Southern Writers Book Discussion will provide a range of insight into the Southern voice in fiction as it has evolved through decades of social and cultural change. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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When set to music, luscious and provocative Elizabethan poetry come to life with lutenist Eric Hansen and soprano and Baroque flutist Dee Hansen. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From February 3- 25, 2015, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit artwork from the Litchfield Public School students. The opening reception is on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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Monday Scholars combines the best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion! This session’s course will be The Magna Carta and Its Legacy. Mondays at the Oliver Wolcott Library from February 2- March 16, 2015 at 12:30- 2:00 p.m.
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Come and join Librarian Patricia Moore and Book Club Liaison Cameron Bove who will share their reading recommendations to get your winter reading off to a great start. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
By Oliver Wolcott Library
The Southern Writers Book Discussion will provide a range of insight into the Southern voice in fiction as it has evolved through decades of social and cultural change. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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The Kenn Morr Band’s performance will feature songs from the new album, Afterimage, as well as the stories behind those songs. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Join Adult Services Librarian, Audra MacLaren and Librarian, Patricia Moore for the OWL Cookbook Club. In this meeting participants will be discussing and eating tailgating fare! Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, January 14 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From December 30- January 30, 2015, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit artwork from the Litchfield Montessori School students. The opening reception is on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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Ring in the holidays with Peter Tavino and Friends as they perform a staged radio performance of Miracle on 34th Street at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Tuesday, December 9 and Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 7:00- 8:30 p.m.
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These two pastoral poets were rooted in rural New Hampshire but expressed political opinions in their lyric and narrative poems. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, December 7 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Todd Wodd's latest novel, Delta, is a roller coaster ride of history, suspense, and thrills. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, November 12 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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Join OWL’s Adult Services Librarian, Audra MacLaren and Librarian, Patricia Moore for the first meeting of the OWL Cookbook Club at the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, November 5 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
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From October 29- December 26, 2014, the Oliver Wolcott Library will exhibit photography by Judith Secco in the art gallery. The opening reception is on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
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The East Haddam Stage Company is proud to present William Gillette’s 1930 radio script of Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Wednesday, October 29 from 7:00- 8:15 p.m.
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The First World War in fiction provides a range of insights into the event that changed the political and cultural landscapes of western world. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Sunday, October 26 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m.
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Collecting Shakespeare recounts the story of Henry and Emily Folger and the construction of The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. At the Oliver Wolcott Library on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7:00- 8:00 p.m.


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