Monday & Thursday
  10 to 8
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  10 to 5
  Sunday: Closed for the Summer
  439 Redding Road
  Redding, CT 06896
  P.O. Box 1009
  Redding, CT 06875
  Tel (203) 938-2545
  Fax (203) 938-4026
 
  Beth Dominianni
Ways of giving
Annual fund-raising
  events: art show
  book fair, frog frolic,
  pudd’nhead prize
Volunteer
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Our solar panels were
Installed by Sound Solar and are funded by Santa Energy.
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55TH ANNUAL BOOK FAIR
Redding Community Center (Rt. 107 / Lonetown Road)
Friday, September 4th - Monday September 7th
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Friday, September 4th (Prices as marked)
  Black bullet EARLY ADMISSION 9 am-10 am for $15
  Black bullet FREE ADMISSION 10 am-6 pm
Saturday, September 5th (Prices as marked)
  Black bullet FREE ADMISSION 10 am-4 pm
Sunday, September 6th (Half marked price)
  Black bullet FREE ADMISSION 10 am-4 pm
Monday, September 7th (BOXING DAY)
  Black bullet $10 a box for all you can carry
  Black bullet FREE ADMISSION 9 am-4 pm
Credit cards accepted, air-conditioned comfort, handicapped accessible, refreshments sold on site, free parking. To volunteer, please register online or at the Library.
 
BOOK FAIR DONATIONS...
The last day for accepting donations for the 2015 Book Fair will be Friday, July 31st.
 

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY
Summer reading program for adults June 23rd through September 4th

Escape the Ordinary - Summer Reading 2015  

Giveaways to the first 100 who sign up and raffles every 2 weeks! You can enter your review online or at the library. All reviews, both the hand submitted ones and the electronic, count toward the raffle.

 
A SUMMER FULL OF CIRCUS FUN
Reading Rewards program for children entering grades K-5
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While our special summer reading activities and events are now concluded, we will continue to hand out reading rewards to participants in our K-5 program until August 25. So keep reading!

 
P. T. BARNUM'S AMERICAN MUSEUM
Monday, August 17th at 7:00 PM

 

Adrienne Saint-Pierre will describe how this combination of "zoo, museum, lecture hall, wax museum, theater and freak show" entertained millions and shaped American popular culture. Register online, at the library or call us at 203.938.2545.

 
 
FAITH AND FORTUNE - 3,000 YEARS OF BEADS
On display thru September 21st
Chinese Necklaces on Display at the Library   This exhibit explores the influence of ancient beadwork from Egypt, Rome, China and Western Asia on twentieth century and contemporary jewelry design. Click here for more details.
 
DOWNLOAD MAGAZINES NOW!
Zinio for online magazines   Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Click here to browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.
 
WHAT'S ALL THE HOOPLA AT THE LIBRARY?
Hoopla Logo   Mark Twain Library card holders can now instantly borrow free digital movies, television shows, music, and audiobooks through a new partnership with Hoopla™. Click here to visit Hoopla or here for instructions or more information.
 
PUDD'NHEAD PRIZE
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SAVE THE NIGHT!
Saturday, September 19th

 
 
 
 
Check your account
How to get a library card
How to request items online
How to renew items online
Account alerts
 
 
bullet Click for our weekly Wowbrary list of new
  books, movies, music
bullet Use Wowbrary to link to Amazon and a
  percentage of your purchases are donated to the library.
 
Downloadables  
bullet Overdrive (ebooks & audiobooks):
 

Search eMedia catalog. Get Digital Help. Review instructions for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, Nook, Kindle, or Kindle Fire.

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One-Click-Digital (ebooks & audio books)

 
Music Download  
bullet FREEGAL, free downloadable music from Sony.
  Use your library card to download up to five songs a week and stream 3 hours of music a day! Files are compatible with iTunes, iPods, MP3 players, and both Macs and PCs. Click for more information.
 
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bullet Always wanted to learn a foreign language?
  We are pleased to be able to offer Transparent Language Online a foreign language learning system with options for ESL learners and mobile device users.
 
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  Our Book Blog: reading suggestions and news from the world of books.
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  Book reviews from staff & patrons. Click to take a look or add your own review(s).
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READING RECOMMENDATIONS

  Staff-produced reading lists, websites, etc.
 
 
 
Newsletter archives
 
 
  RESERVE MUSEUM PASSES ONLINE
  Couldn't be easier! Click here for list of passes and reservation page. Have questions? Click here.
   
 

ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH: Faith and Fortune- 3,000 years of beads, through September 21st. Click here for more details.

   
  ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY
  A collection of the library's favorite photos.
   
 
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  Click the TumbleBook logo above for 24/7 access to an online collection of more than 200 "talking" picture books, 90 foreign language books, and 90 readalong chapter books.
   
  PHOTOGRAPHERS
  Mark Twain Library offers the use of a designated bulletin board for a display of photographs. Click here for the rules or for an application.