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New Regulations for the State Library’s Delivery Service


The Connecticut State Library recently issued new regulations that restrict the type and amount of materials that libraries will be able to send through the DeliverIT CT delivery service.  These regulations are meant to reduce the burden on an already-overwhelmed system, and they will affect all interlibrary loan activity throughout the state.  They went into effect on July 1, 2016. These new regulations enforce two major restrictions that will impact library patrons: Patrons will now […]

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Wizard Rock Concert with Ashley Hamel (Harry Potter Fortnight)


“Wrock” out at this live wizard rock (wrock) concert with music performed by Ashley Hamel. She will perform songs inspired by the Harry Potter universe. This is a Harry Potter Fortnight event. Free and open to all students in grades 5 to 12. Tuesday, July 26 at 7 pm. Please register.

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Monday Night Movies – Eye in the Sky (2016) 102 mins., R


The Monday night movie features actress Helen Mirren in the film “Eye in the Sky.” Mirren plays Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top-secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Monday, July 25 at 7 pm. No registration necessary.

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Magical Creatures: Reducing Stress with Animals (Harry Potter Fortnight)


Molly Crossman will discuss how using interactions with animals can reduce stress and promote mental health. Molly is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Yale and co-director of the university’s Innovative Interactions Lab. This is a Harry Potter Fortnight event. Free and open to all. Wednesday, July 27 at 4 pm. Please register.

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