The breezes are cooler and the leaves have already started to show their colors. Harvest season is here and Halloween is just around the corner. Fear not and enjoy the bounty of public programs the library will offer in October 2013.
Early October Programs
Here's a quick list of early October programs for adults and/or teens, all of them free and open to the public. Phone, stop by the library, or check out our online events calendar any time to find latest news on these and other upcoming events! Registration required where noted.
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 p.m.
Movie Night at the Library
View and discuss the latest book-to-film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Directed by Baz Luhrman and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby, this version is both faithful to the story and visually intense. But is it better than the book? Big screen, comfy chairs. Phil Carr moderates.
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m.
Researching the Unexplained: CT's Own Ghostbusters!
The CPRS was founded in 1995 by paranormal researchers Joseph Franke and Orlando Ferrante. Meet the duo as they discuss paranormal activity in our home state. View video and photographs of ghostly images, listen to audio and more! This program is appropriate for adults-teens.
Please register if you plan to attend.
Thursday, October 10, 2:00 p.m.
Sustainability Series: Raising Chickens in Your Backyard
Take a Break and meet Dr. Michael Darre (rhymes with 'dairy'), professor at the University of Connecticut and Extension Poultry Specialist for Connecticut and New England. Dr. Darre will present info on breeds, housing, management, nutrition and health of chickens. Even if you are or aren't an aspiring chicken or small poultry flock owner, UConn's "chicken man" will cover topics relevant to a backyard poultry farm. Please register if you plan to attend.