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
Volunteer
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Annual Report
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Our solar panels were
Installed by Sound Solar and are funded by Santa Energy.
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Want to learn more
click here.
   
 
 
WEDNESDAY WEATHER:

We are currently planning to be open Wednesday. Call the library for updates.
 
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Find out more about this Masterpiece event and fundraiser to benefit the Mark Twain Library
 
 
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.
 
 
SUNSHINE STORIES & CRAFTS: Celebrate 1-Year of Solar Panels
Tuesday, November 25th
Stories and Songs from 10:30-11:00, Crafts from 11:00-11:15
Picture of the Sun   Listen to sunshine stories and songs for the first half-hour. Then, older children are welcome to stay for a sunny craft. For children birth-5-years-old, all accompanied by an adult. Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545 or stop in to register.
 
 

LIGHT UP DECEMBER DARKNESS: Holiday Stories, Music & Crafts
Wednesday, December 10th
Stories & Music 10:30-11:00, Crafts 11:00-11:15

Picture of Candle   Young children and their grownups are invited to light up December’s darkness with holiday stories and music.  Then, older children are welcome to stay for a craft. Children birth-5-years-old (all accompanied by an adult). Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545, or stop in.
 
 
HOLIDAYS MAGIC SHOW: with Magician Debbie O’Carroll
Sunday, December 14th at 1:00 PM
Magician's top hat   Mystifying stage magic, zany comedy, and enchanting holiday lore. Audience will actively participate in Debbie’s magic. For all Ages (children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Please register online, call the library at 203. 938.2545, or stop in.
 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
FALL PHOTO EXHIBIT
On display from now thru November 28th
Horse   Esther-Grace Simson is an artist inspired by the natural beauty and nobility of her subjects. Her emotionally charged photographs convey her passion for the integrity of the horse.
 
 
 
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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.