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  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
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Annual fund-raising
  events: art show
  book fair, frog frolic
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  Beginning on April 14th, the Library will be open an additional evening. New Monday hours will be 10 am – 8 pm.
 
 
 
Help us to continue providing high-quality programs and services by supporting this year’s Annual Appeal. Click here for more information.
 
 
19th ANNUAL FROG FROLIC
Saturday, May 3rd • 10 am – 4 pm
Frog Frolic 2014 logo   Springtime comes into full bloom with the 19th Annual Frog Frolic. Through the generosity of our lead sponsor, Melissa and Doug, children of all ages will revel in games, bounce houses, make your own crafts, touch a truck, and the 6th Annual Cake Walk. Don't miss our amazing Silent Auction! Admission is free, food is available. Redding Community Center rain or shine. Click here to volunteer. Click here for more info. 
 
 
SPRING STORY TIMES FOR CHILDREN BIRTH TO AGE 8
March 17 – May 16, 2014
Spring FLowers   Story Times have begun. Click here for schedule and additional info. Call 203.938.2545 if you have any questions.
 
 
THE HELEN AND ALLEN HERMES ART SERIES PRESENTS:
An evening of Chamber Music
Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 PM
Phot of Chamber group Apollinaire  

Apollinaire, with special guest cellist Patti Smith, will perform work by Debussy, Handel and a pop-inspired original piece by film composer and guitarist Jean-Michel Coquery. Please register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.

 
 
"I AM H'MONG", CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY AT THE LIBRARY
Save the date, Sunday, May 4th, for a Gallery Talk
H'mong Women   Textile collection, photographs and text by Dr. Jane Hamilton-Merritt. The H'mong are a mountain people native to southeast Asia who possess incredible needlework skills. On exhibit through the first week in June.
 
 
GET FIT WITH SEAN HYSON
Thursday, May 15th at 7:30 PM
Exercise  

Get the most from your exercise routine with Barlow graduate Sean Hyson, training director for Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness magazines and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Sean’s tips require no special equipment and work for both men and women. Please register online, at the library, or call 203.938.2545.

 
 
 
 
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  A monthly book discussion sponsored by the
  library. The next meeting will be April 14th.
 
 

ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH:
I AM H'MONG. Textile collection, photographs and text by Dr. Jane Hamilton-Merritt. On exhibit through the first week in June.

   
  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