Mark Twain Library
  Monday & Thursday
  10 to 8
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  10 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
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UPCOMING ADULT PROGRAMS
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Save the Date:
PUDDNHEAD
FESTIVAL 2017

September 15th to 17th
Summer Sustainability:
CLIMATE CHANGE
THE LATEST

Wed, July 19th at 7 PM
Just Launched:
SMALL BUSINESS CIRCLE DIRECTORY
MakerSpace
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UPCOMING CHILDRENS SUMMER PROGRAMS
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FAMILY CHECKOUT CHAT & CHEW
Mondays at 9:30 AM
Starting June 26th
SUMMER FAMILY STORY TIME
Tuesdays &Thursdays
at 9:30 AM
Starting June 20th
MINI MOVIE & ACTIVITY
Wednesdays at 9:30 AM
Starting June 21st
Drop In Drop In Drop In
     
BUILD IT
Tues, June 27th at 1 PM
Ages K &Up
BUILD A BETTER WORLD MAGIC SHOW
Thurs, June 29th at 4PM
All Ages
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Thurs, July 6th at 4 PM
Ages K & Up
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BUILD IT
Tues, July 11th at 1 PM
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DESIGN YOUR OWN STORYBOOK HOUSE
Tuesday, July 11th
AND Tuesday, July 18th
at 4 PM
Grades 3-5
JENGA & PIZZA
Wed, July 12th
at 12:30 PM
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CRABGRASS PUPPET THEATRE
Mon, July 17th at 4 PM
All Ages

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Tues, July 18th at 1 PM
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NUTMEG NOSH
Wednesday, July 19th
at 5:30 PM
Grades 5-12
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JENGA & PIZZA
Thurs, July 20th
at 12:30 PM

BUILD IT
Tues, July 25th at 1 PM
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Thurs, July 27th at 4 PM
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  MAKERSPACE
AT MARK TWAIN
 
  MakerSpace  
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UPCOMING TEEN PROGRAMS
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FLASHLIGHT HIKE AT TOPSTONE PARK
Fri, June 30th at 8 PM
Grades 5-12
BIOGRAPHICAL BRACELETS
Fri, July 7th at 6PM
Grades 5-12
EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
Sat, July 8th at 6 PM
Grades 5-12
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DIY BOUNCY BALLS
Fri, July 14th at 6PM
Grades 5-12
HEAT SENSITIVE SLIME
Sat, July 15th at 6 PM
Grades 5-12
NUTMEG NOSH
Wednesday, July 19th
at 5:30 PM
Grades 5-12
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HENNA ART
Thurs, July 20th at 7 PM
Grades 5-12
EXPLODING CHALK ROCKETS
Sat, July 22nd at 6PM
Grades 5-12

CELEBRATE THE BOY WHO LIVED
Sat, July 29th at 6PM
Grades 5-12

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FLASHLIGHT HIKE AT TOPSONE PARK
Fri, August 4th
at 7:30 PM
Grades 5-12
3D PRINTER TRAINING
For ages 12 & Up
MAKERSPACE
AT MARK TWAIN
MakerSpace
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  books, movies, music
Support the Library Through Amazon
bullet Use Wowbrary to link to Amazon and a
  percentage of your purchases are donated to the library.
 
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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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Download Magazines  
bullet Zinio, the world's largest newsstand. Click here to browse magazines you can download.
 
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.
 
Borrow movies, music, and shows  
bullet Use your library card to instantly borrow free
  digital movies, television shows, music, ebooks and audiobooks through a new partnership with HOOPLA™. Click here to visit Hoopla or here for instructions or 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.
 
   
Borrow movies, music, and shows  
bullet The library's MakerSpace is now open!
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ON DISPLAY THROUGH JUNE 2017

 

Mark Twain’s Enduring Gift is a collection of materials from the library’s archives which showcase items owned by Twain and the history of the author’s time spent in Redding.  It highlights Samuel Clemens’ greatest gift to the town, the Mark Twain Library.  Come see his walking sticks, cigar case, billiard ball and other items from the archives.  Learn about Twain’s time spent at his beloved home in Redding, Stormfield. 

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