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Friends of the Library Holiday Book & Bake Sale 12/5, 12/6, 12/7

2019 Holiday Book and Bake Sale_book tree pic

This year give the gift of reading! The Friends’ annual Holiday Book Sale rings in the season with a superb selection of books for readers of all ages. The sale will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 9 am to 8 pm; Friday, December 6, 2019 from 9 am to 6 pm; and Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm. Start your holiday shopping on Thursday, stop by the Library before the Tree Lighting on Friday, or indulge your sweet tooth on Saturday at the Bake Sale. Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street, Guilford, CT.

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Monday Night Movie: The Farewell


The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family’s decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.

(2019) 100 minutes, PG. Drama. Start time 7:00 pm on Monday, December 9, in the Library’s Meeting Room.

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Edith B. Nettleton Lecture: Capt. Oliver N. Brooks, Faulkner Island Lightkeeper


Local historian Joel Helander will discuss the life of Oliver N. Brooks, a distinguished captain during the heyday of the Long Island Sound coastal trade. Serving as the Faulkner Island lightkeeper for more than thirty years, Brooks offered a wonderful window into his hardy life and his interactions with maritime traders as revealed in his logbooks. Photo courtesy The Guilford Keeping Society Captain Oliver Brooks playing the violin along with his grandson, Oliver Husted. His […]

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Concert with NMS Premier Wind Ensemble


Join us for a concert by the Neighborhood Music School’s Premier Wind Quintet featuring a program of works by Mozart, Haydn and more on Tuesday, December 10 at 7 pm. Please register.

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