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
 
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  book fair, frog frolic
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  FINE FORGIVENESS DAYS
September 18, 19, 20 & 21
 
Fine Forgiveness Logo   For every non-perishable item donated to the Redding Food Pantry the library will waive $1 of overdue fines up to a total of $10 per library card.
 
 
SPECIAL BOOK SALE & SIGNING WITH ROZ CHAST
Saturday, September 20th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM.
Roz Chast Book   Meet the bestselling author and cartoonist for the New Yorker. Registration required. Please register online, call the library at 203.938.2545 or stop in to register.
 
 
PUDD’NHEAD PRIZE GALA
Saturday, September 20th from 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Pudd'nhead Logo   The Mark Twain Library invites you to celebrate the first PUDD’NHEAD PRIZE FOR HUMOR honoring Roz Chast, Author and Cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine. Register online or at the library. More information here.
 
 
FALL STORY TIMES for children newborn through 2nd grade
September 29 - November 14
Owl picture   Registration required. You may register online, by phone, or in-person at the library starting Tuesday September 2nd at 10:00 am. Schedule and additional info here.
 
 
SMALL BUSINESS 101 - Preparing a Business Plan
Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 PM
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Learn the critical components of a business plan, the road map to steer your concept into a reality. With Chris Tse, global business management expert. Register online, at the library or call 203.938.2545.

 
 
SMALL BUSINESS 101 - Marketing for People With No Time
Tuesday, October 21st at 7:00 PM
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Just as you plan for inventory and billing, thinking ahead to a marketing plan is key to staying competitive. With Bob Pietrzkiewicz, marketing specialist and consultant. Register online, at the library or call 203.938.2545.

 
 
MUSEUM PASSES CAN NOW BE RESERVED ONLINE
Picture of Museum Pass   Couldn't be easier! Click here for list of passes and reservation page. Have questions? Click here.
 
 
ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH: THE GRAND TOUR circa 1870
Through Labor Day week
Travel Photo - Europe  

The allure of travel has inspired people for centuries and is the subject of the current exhibit at the Mark Twain Library. The images on display date from the late nineteenth century and are from the collection of Garry Intertrus.

 
 
 
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  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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  A monthly book discussion sponsored by the
  library. The next meeting will be September 8.
 
 

ON DISPLAY THIS MONTH:
THE GRAND TOUR circa 1870. On exhibit through Labor Day week.

   
  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