New to Medicare? You have CHOICES to make. CHOICES is Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening. Let us help you navigate the health insurance options available to Medicare recipients. Meet with a trained volunteer CHOICES counselor who can answer your questions. The Norwalk Public Library will offer one-on-one sessions on the first Friday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Walk-ins welcome, but registration is strongly suggested. Registration closes at 5:30pm Wednesday. Registration is at the Reference Desk or call the library at 203-899-2780 ext. 15109. A CHOICES counselor does NOT sell or represent any insurance company. 'The Norwalk Public Library is not responsible for the content of this program. Presentation of this program does not constitute endorsement by the library or the city of Norwalk.
Clap and sing along with Ms. Deirdre and her lively interactive music program! Limited space. Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 or email us at email@example.com with questions
Welcome to the NPL Video Game Club! Video games are a part of so many people's lives these days, and perhaps more so now in a COVID-19 world.
Join our resident gamer Aldo as he plays a rotating selection of video games each week, ranging from retro classics to more current releases, while also leaving the door open for discussions about video games, be it gaming news, memories, or friendly debates!
Sit back, relax, and meet some new friends through the wonderful avenue of online networking!
Families and their children 5 and under can join us every Saturday for interactive stories and music with a variety of performers!
Participants will design elegant evening wear for a night on the town. Men's tuxedos, women's sequined gowns, hats to match, and fancy shoes. This class is a great way to create and imagine and to relive the days when we dressed up more than we do now!
This 8-week course will cover computer basics, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
The registration will remain open until the roster is full.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Main Children's Room
Families and their children 6 and under can join Ms. Deirdre and her interactive music and movement program.
Learn how to paint seashore creatures such as a decapod, sea shrimp, krill, barnacles, crabs, and lobsters. Experiment with the natural coloring matter of these animals and learn how light plays into their coloring as they crawl our oceans. Using watercolor techniques for sea creatures is a fascinating way to understand their body parts and how they function.
We will write fun stories including A to Z, micro fiction, a true crime group story and more!
Please email Cynde Lahey and me to register for the six-week summer session:
I look forward to writing with you this summer!
Georgia O'Keefe is the influencer for this class. Georgia's 1980s art made a significant contribution to the creative world, especially the influence of her flowers. She focused on the flower which would include all of the tiny details, creating a design that was nearer to abstract than realism. Learn the secrets of Georgia's life which include her lover and his great influence over her and her art.
This 8-week course will cover computer basics, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel The registration will remain open until the roster is full. In the event the workshop is full, you will be placed on the waiting list for the next scheduled class. Thank you for your understanding!
Sit with a counselor and learn about the rent rebate program.
Join us for an engaging workshop where we will learn what stress is, how the body responds to stress, and how we can manage stress. We will learn about a variety of tools including nutrition for stress management, movement, and other modalities. Stress is very common today and can wreak havoc on our immune system, health, and well-being. Learn strategies that will provide solutions for optimal stress management.
To register please email email@example.com
Like Trivia? Learning about & remembering cool people of music?
You’re going to love the MUSIC Sticker Books!
If you’re looking for an interactive activity that will stimulate your
mind and get your fingers moving too, this is your lucky day…
Join us for some wonderful entertainment - plus you keep your Own Book -
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org
The speakers are Robert Clark and Susan Catalano.
Help with rent rebates
Outside in the Garden weather permitting
If inclement weather will be in Studio One
Please join us for Memoir in the Garden, with Gail Howard and Gabi Coatsworth. Both will read from their work and talk the literary life. Hope you can join us!
No registration required.
Join us Saturday, July 16th in Studio One and create one of a kind "etched" glass vase using special vinyl cut from the Cricut. In this workshop we will provide you with a small glass vase and a variety of precut designs to apply. You will learn how to use transfer tape and the intricacies of applying designs to a curved surface. This workshop is open to 10 adults. If you have any questions please email Nicole at email@example.com.
Use watercolor to capture the fresh catch of the day. Fish is a good source of protein. Youth will have fun understanding who these fish are even if we don't eat them. The fish in our oceans are so diverse: from salmon to tuna to halibut to sardines to cod to red snapper. Fish not only have interesting textures, they also have interesting colors for various reasons.
Study and paint the works of Monet. We label artists either a realist, an abstract artist, a surrealist, or an impressionist. Monet, however, was a lead in the impressionist movement. His work is very easy to recreate because there are no lines drawn in the sand, just color after color to create a suggestive scene. The interesting thing about Claude Monet, besides his name being Oscar-Claude, was that he would paint over paintings he had finished. When not pleased with a finished piece of work, he would then paint a new creation.
Just before 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20th, make yourself comfortable and click on the link you were sent to join the Zoom presentation...then sit back and watch American Vistas: From the Hudson River to Uncharted Territories.
In this lecture, ArtScapades looks at the Hudson River School, the first native art
movement in the United States. The art of the Hudson River School was strongly
nationalistic both in its proud celebration of the natural beauty of the American
landscape, and in the desire of its artists to become independent of European
schools of painting. The lives and works of the three leading Hudson River School
artists, Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and Frederic Edwin Church will be
To register for this lecture, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will
receive an email with a link to watch ArtScapades present American Vistas.
This is a Medicare 101 Educational Meeting to discuss what Medicare Options are available. There will be no marketing of any specific Medicare Plans or enrollment for Medicare plans.
To Register please email: email@example.com
Lucy Wakefield is a seemingly ordinary woman who does something extraordinary in a desperate moment: she takes a baby girl from a shopping cart and raises her as her own. It’s a secret she manages to keep for over two decades—from her daughter, the babysitter who helped raise her, family, coworkers, and friends. When Lucy’s now-grown daughter Mia discovers the devastating truth of her origins, she is overwhelmed by confusion and anger and determines not to speak again to the mother who raised her. She reaches out to her birth mother for a tearful reunion, and Lucy is forced to flee to China to avoid prosecution. What follows is a ripple effect that alters the lives of many and challenges our understanding of the very meaning of motherhood.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Join The Baking Coach live online for her Fire Cracker Cupcake workshop! This program will be broadcast to a closed group via Zoom. Kits will be provided with all non-perishable items and available for pick up at the library a week leading up to the workshop. Space is limited, registration is required. All registrants will receive an email with login information for the program. **This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies.
The Articles of Association is almost never taught in grammar school, middle school, high school, or even college. This presentation will explain the Articles of Association and how it lead to the also rarely mentioned, The Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms, and to the more famous Declaration of Independence.
Lorien Lawrence is middle grade horror author of the FRIGHT WATCH series, out now from Amulet Books. She is also a middle school English teacher and has creative writing degrees from Wheaton College and Bath Spa University. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found hunting ghosts with her family all over Connecticut.
V.P. Morris is an award-winning thriller author and podcast host. Her interest in criminal psychology inspired both of her novels Dead Ringer and ShadowCast. When she isn’t writing or reading, she is spending time with her husband and son.
Author V.P. Morris discusses the basics of writing suspense for adult readers and common mistakes to avoid.
A light lunch will be provided by the Library.
To register please email email@example.com or call 203-899-2780 ext 15133
Seaweed comes in many colors, but there are also zombie worms, deep-sea dragonfish, deep-sea octopus, goblin shark, jellyfish, pelican eel, and anglerfish that decorate the ocean floor. Participants will paint the seaweed and the animals that exist on the ocean floor, making it so inviting that we want to deep dive down to see it.
This class will concentrate on creating an Alice Neal type of painting. Alice Neal did primarily portraiture of people who were instrumental in the political movements that were going on at that time. As Alice had people sit for her, participants will work from a photograph (of choice), creating a watercolor portrait of a person. Alice had many financial struggles. Learn her story, what her children forfeited for paintbrushes, and the history of how she obtained funding for artists.
Join us for this fun and active workshop where we will be participating in exercises while learning about the health benefits of gentle stretches and exercises. There are many benefits of gentle exercises and stretching, some which include: decreased stress, decreased risk of injury, increased mind/body connection, increased bone mass, increased metabolism and many more, so sign up today! No experience necessary. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.
To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The true, gripping tale of two ill-fated lovers whose lurid affair arrested the world in the 1890s. Quickly descending from proper to crass, their story of bigamy, bribery, sex and violence resulted in a sordid courtroom drama that sent media outlets scrambling for the next sensational headline, destroying the family legacy – forever.
AuthorSpeak returns in person with Bill Shaffer in the Main Auditorium. Books will be available for purchase and signing. A light luncheon will be served. Please email Cynde Bloom Lahey, email@example.com or call (203) 899-2780, ext. 15133 to register.
Families and their children 6 and under can join Kwame Henry Jones to play drums and other percussion instruments.
The Zen of mixing mud with seniors; crafting surprising salads out of weeds; and a hidden rabbit bringing joy to girls in a juvenile detention center. These are a few of the nearly 100 stories that Erik Keller takes readers on in A Therapist's Garden through a journey of how interacting with plants and nature can help heal mental, emotional, and physical trauma.
Come Join us.
For more information please contact Maria @ 203-899-2780 ext 15144
After a wildly successful first outing back in 2020, the gaming swap meet known as ALGO is back - now with MEGA Power!
What is a swap meet, you ask? Think of it as a smaller flea market, with various tables set up for vendors to display items for sale or trade. Unlike other swap meets, this is a completely FREE event, with tables provided free of charge. In addition to being a prime location to find some amazing games, people are free to bring any items of interest, from games to strategy guides, to soundtracks, action figures, posters - anything of interest!
The biggest takeaway from events such as this is the networking potential; at ALGO, we are proud to see that many friendships were forged from gamers meeting and chatting with one another at the first event, so we are confident to see that networking magic return.
We hope you'll stop by and join us on this event for all ages; will YOU go to ALGO?
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