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  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
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  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
 
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  book fair, frog frolic,
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WINTER STORY TIMES for children newborn through 2nd grade
January 5 - February 20, 2015
Penguin Picture   Registration required. You may register by phone, or in-person at the library. Schedule and additional info here.
 
 
 
KIDS KNIT CLUB: WINTER WEDNESDAY DATES
Wednesdays, January 28 - March 25, from 4:00 - 4:45 pm
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"Kids Knit", an ongoing knitting program for children in third grade and up, will meet twice monthly. Please bring your own set of knitting needles (size 9, 10 or 11) and a skein of non-fuzzy yarn that works with your size needles. Please register online, by phone, or in-person at the library. Click here for more information.

 
 
 
SMALL BUSINESS 101: Website Design & Search Engine Optimization
Wednesday, February 4th at at 8 AM (Snow Date: Feb. 5th)
Small Business Logo   Learn how to create a website that is user-friendly and optimize your search engine capabilities with Mike Brooks, a website design and SEO specialist for over 10 years. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
 
 
 
FILM & DISCUSSION
Wednesday, February 4th at 7:30 PM
Movie Poster   An eye-opening documentary about a fatherís exploration into how GMOs (Genetically Modified Foods) affect children, the health of the planet, and freedom of choice. After the film, there will be brief remarks from a representative of GMO Free CT/ConnFACT. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
 
 
 
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY
Saturday, February 7th from 10:00 AM - 1:45 PM
Take Your Child To The Library Logo   Activities for the whole family. Click here for the day's schedule. Please register online, by phone, or in-person at the library. Registration is required.
 
 
 
THE PRICE OF POWER:
The Nexus of Economics, Politics & Demographics on the World Stage
Thursday, February 19th at 7:30 PM
Picture of Globe   The second in a series of 3 discussions led by Bill Stewart, retired U.S. diplomat and Senior Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. State Department. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
 
 
 
SMALL BUSINESS 101: Turning Conversations Into Clients
Wednesday, March 18th at at 8 AM (Snow Date: March 19th)
Small Business Logo   Frustrated with your networking results? Learn how to get clients through effective networking with Kim Kasparian, a business and personal growth coach. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
 
 
 
BUDDY SYSTEM, OR DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY?
Global Threats & International Cooperation
Thursday, March 26th at at7:30 PM
Picture of Globe   The last of 3 discussions led by Bill Stewart, retired U.S. diplomat and Senior Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. State Department. Register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in to sign up.
 
 
 
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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  percentage of your purchases are donated to the library.
 
Downloadables  
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Search eMedia catalog. Get Digital Help. Review instructions for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, Nook, Kindle, or Kindle Fire.

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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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  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:
RUSSIAN BOXES - featuring intricately hand-drawn miniature paintings based on a variety of themes, including fairy tales, poems, country life, troikas, landscapes, battle scenes, and old art masterpieces.

   
  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.