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Erin Michaud’s Expressive Acrylic & Oil Portraits

All Day 7/1 - 8/31
Art Exhibit Second Floor at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Music, Arts & Culture
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Blackstone Artists Circle Gallery Reception. This artist’s work will be on display in the upper rotunda gallery for July & August. Stop by the upper rotunda gallery to view ...

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

StoryWalk®: A Progressive Book Reading for All Ages

07/08/2024 @ 9:00am to 08/05/2024 @ 4:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

On display along the library grounds bordering Main Street from Monday, July 8 - Monday, August 5 Drop-in event. This summer’s StoryWalk® is all about finding the...

Offsite Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers Group

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Looking to connect with other writers in the Branford area? Join our writers group led by local writer Kiersten Bjork! Group will meet the first and third Tuesday of the month ...

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Blackstone Fiber Art Community

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups, Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly fiber art group. All experience levels in knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, sewing, felting, embroidery, and all fiber art forms are welcome! Drop in any t...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Foraging with the Three Foragers

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Hands-On or DIY, Science, Talks & Lectures
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The summer months are a bounty of ripe berries, nectar-laden edible flowers, amazing edible plants along the seashore, and edible mushrooms that can carpet the forest floor after w...

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Intro to Pilates

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Lawn at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Have you ever been curious about Pilates? If practiced consistently, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts e...

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Opening Reception: Erin Michaud's Acrylic and Oil Expressive Portraits

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Music, Arts & Culture
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Blackstone Artists Circle Gallery Reception. This artist’s work will be on display in the upper rotunda gallery for July & August. Stop by and chat with artist Erin Michaud ...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Our Grief Journey

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Exploring Our Grief Journey: A Grief Support Group An open peer support group led by AccentCare Bereavement Volunteer Cheryl Cole and centered around the legacy of your loved on...

Cancelled
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help Tuesday

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Technology Training
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Confused about your new iPhone or iPad? Need help formatting a Word document? Drop in to the library between 11am & 12pm to get a tech question answered. First come, first serv...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Aging in Place: How To Remain in Your Home

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Talks & Lectures
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Madison-based estate planning and elder law attorney Erin Duques will discuss how to protect your house and assets from Connecticut’s long-term care costs. Did you know that Con...

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Blackstone Fiber Art Community

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups, Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly fiber art group. All experience levels in knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, sewing, felting, embroidery, and all fiber art forms are welcome! Drop in any t...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to Pilates

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Lawn at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Have you ever been curious about Pilates? If practiced consistently, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts e...

Registration
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Poetry Cafe

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We are a fun, friendly group who love poetry. Each week, we select a poet - from modern to classic, humorous to serious - to read aloud followed by a lively group discussion. We al...

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Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Music, Arts & Culture
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Movie magic, now at Blackstone! Join us for Saturday Cinema and see a highly anticipated new release on our big screen in the auditorium. Showings are the last Saturday of the mont...

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Best Seller Book Club

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Best Seller Book Club:

Registration is required to receive a link to this ONLINE event. The Blackstone Library has a limited number of copies of these titles available for book club participants. If y...

Event Details:

Have you ever thought about joining a book club? It’s a fun way to get connected, make new friends, and read more books! In the Best Seller Book Club, we read and discuss newly rel...

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Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Color & Conversation

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups, Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy engaging conversation and explore your creativity at our adult coloring group! Coloring is a great way to keep the brain engaged and the body relaxed–plus it’s a gr...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Our Grief Journey

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Exploring Our Grief Journey: A Grief Support Group An open peer support group led by AccentCare Bereavement Volunteer Cheryl Cole and centered around the legacy of your loved on...

Cancelled
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Blackstone Fiber Art Community

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups, Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly fiber art group. All experience levels in knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, sewing, felting, embroidery, and all fiber art forms are welcome! Drop in any t...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Brews Book Club

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Books & Brews:

We're not your grandmother's book club! Pick up a copy of this month’s title and be ready to share your thoughts at our monthly meeting at Thimble Island Brewing Company. Check out...

Offsite Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

First Friday Book Discussion

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy discussing a great book with your neighbors! Download The Measure by Nikki Erlickon Hoopla (free with your Blackstone Library card), then meet up with us for a lively book di...

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Registration
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Our Grief Journey

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Exploring Our Grief Journey: A Grief Support Group An open peer support group led by AccentCare Bereavement Volunteer Cheryl Cole and centered around the legacy of your loved on...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Banned Book Club

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for our next Blackstone Banned Book Club meeting! This group meets the first Tuesday of every month to have a non-judgemental, civil discussion of various titles that are b...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers Group

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lucy Hammer Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Clubs & Discussion Groups
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Looking to connect with other writers in the Branford area? Join our writers group led by local writer Kiersten Bjork! Group will meet the first and third Tuesday of the month ...

Registration Open
Registration
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Blackstone Fiber Art Community

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Clubs & Discussion Groups, Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly fiber art group. All experience levels in knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, sewing, felting, embroidery, and all fiber art forms are welcome! Drop in any t...