Monday & Thursday
  10 to 8
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  10 to 5
  Sunday
  12 to 5
  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
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Art Show Logo - 2014   The 42nd Annual Art Show Exhibit and Sale has come to a close. The show included over 170 works of art and more than 100 artists. Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the show, attended the Preview Gala, and purchased art. Also a special Thank You to our more than 40 sponsors.
 
 
 
NO BOOK FAIR DONATIONS
from November 17th through January 9th
Picture of Box of Books   We will close the donation bin and stop accepting donations on November 17th, 2014. Donations will resume on January 10th, 2015.
 
 
 
WINTER STORY TIMES for children newborn through 2nd grade
January 5 - February 20, 2015
Penguin Picture   Registration required. You may register online, by phone, or in-person at the library starting Monday December 1st at 10:00 am. Schedule and additional info here.
 
 
 
SECRET READS: CELEBRATE THE SEASON!
Picture of gift wrapped present   We've wrapped up some of our favorite books for you to take home and enjoy whenever you have a spare minute! Chose a wrapped book and submit a review to be entered in our raffle. Click here for details.
 
 
 
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS!!
Tuesday, December 16th from 4:00 - 4:45 PM
Snowflake   Play dreidel for prizes (if you don’t know how, we’ll teach you). Make a holiday craft, enjoy holiday stories, and share a light snack. For grades 2-6 (maximum 20 children). Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in.
 
 
 

LET’S LEGO TOGETHER: Build, create, and learn!
Tuesday, December 30th: from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Picture of Legos   Sign up for one or more... 11-11:45: Activities, 11:45-12:15: Light Pizza Lunch, 12:15-1:00: Free Play. For Ages 5 & up; maximum 25 children. Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in.
 
 
 
FILM & DISCUSSION: A Place at the Table
Sunday, January 11th at 3:00 PM
A Place at the Table Movie Poster   The Mark Twain Library & Redding League of Women Voters present a riveting documentary focusing on issues of hunger in America. A discussion of the problem closer to home and what can be done to combat it follows. Please bring a donated food item for the Redding Food Bank.
 
 
 
KNITTY BY NATURE: A Knitting Group at The Mark Twain Library
Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Kniting needles and Yarni   Bring your handwork (crochet and needlepoint, too!), sit in the Library’s comfy chairs and chat with friends while you create! Get tips and learn from others. All levels of expertise welcome. Call 203 938-2545 for information
 
 
 
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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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READING RECOMMENDATIONS

  Staff-produced reading lists, websites, etc.
 
 
 
Newsletter archives
 
 
  A monthly book discussion sponsored by the
  library. The next meeting will be December 8.
 
  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:
COMING SOON: The 42nd Annual Mark Twain Library Art Show.

   
  ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY
  A collection of the library's favorite photos.
   
 
Tumble  Books Banner
  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.