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December 2017

The Guitar’s Story: A Performance by Kevin Sherwin

December 17, 2017, 4:00 pm

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon will host classical guitarist Kevin Sherwin with his presentation of The Guitar’s Story on Sunday, December 17, at 4:00pm. The Guitar’s Story explores music from traditions of both folk and art music, ranging from kingly dances and operatic serenades to native folk traditions of South America and Spain. Playing both classical and baroque guitars, Sherwin will include works by renowned 17th century court composers Logy and Sanz, and continues its story through the 20th century with composers Villa-Lobos and Tansman. All ages welcome! Hotchkiss…

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January 2018

Astronomy 2017— A Year of Superlatives: Stunning Pictures, Biggest Bangs, and Historic Discoveries. A Lecture by Roger Liddell

January 7, 4:00 pm

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon will host Roger Liddell with his presentation of “Astronomy 2017— A Year of Superlatives: Stunning Pictures, Biggest Bangs, and Historic Discoveries,” on Sunday, January 7, at 4pm. The presentation will include photographs from the Hubble Telescope and other imaging systems. It will also explore the Kilonova event of August 17, 2017, which led to one of the most important advances in modern science.  For more information, please call 860 364-5041.

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Joyous January: Give Peace a Chance! World Peace Mural

January 27, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Mrs. Robin this winter for one of two sessions of a two part program entitled Give Peace a Chance, a celebration of freedom and a wish for world peace.  We will listen to stories from other cultures, share some family stories from our own heritage and learn about the world’s great peace leaders. We will create miniature mixed media works using image and words that will combine to form a collaborative mural. This program will take place after school…

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February 2018

Fantastic February: Gods and Superheroes

February 3, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stay tuned for tales of mythic gods and superheroes from ancient to present times in this epic three part series on Saturday, February 3, 10 and 17 from 11:00 to noon. Children will visit lesser known legends and myths from cultures around the world and create their own characters with model magic, mixed media and story boards. To register your child, please call the Library at 860 364-5041.

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Saturday Story Hour: Once Upon a Pie Lunch Club

February 3, 12:15 pm

It’s not just breakfast anymore, but you can still stay in your pajamas! It’s Once Upon a Pie Club on Saturdays in February and March at 12:15 at the library! Come for pizza and stay for stories. All ages are welcome. Please call to register at 860 364-5041, so Mrs. Robin can make sure there’s enough pie for all!!!!

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Hotchkiss Library Book Group: “The Sympathizer,” Viet Thanh Nguyen

February 6, 7:00 pm

The Hotchkiss Library Book Group meets on the first Tuesday evening every month. The group reads both fiction and nonfiction and all are welcome.  The group has met since 2001 and at this point has read over 115 titles. Copies of the books are available at the library for loan.  For more information call 860-364-5041 This spring’s reading list: January 9, 2018: Forgotten Letters, Sia Arnason February 6, 2018: The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen March 6, 2018: Shirley Jackson: A Rather…

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Fantastic February: Gods and Superheroes

February 10, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stay tuned for tales of mythic gods and superheroes from ancient to present times in this epic three part series on Saturday, February 3, 10 and 17 from 11:00 to noon. Children will visit lesser known legends and myths from cultures around the world and create their own characters with model magic, mixed media and story boards. To register your child, please call the Library at 860 364-5041.

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Saturday Story Hour: Once Upon a Pie Lunch Club

February 10, 12:15 pm

It’s not just breakfast anymore, but you can still stay in your pajamas! It’s Once Upon a Pie Club on Saturdays in February and March at 12:15 at the library! Come for pizza and stay for stories. All ages are welcome. Please call to register at 860 364-5041, so Mrs. Robin can make sure there’s enough pie for all!!!!

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Fantastic February: Gods and Superheroes

February 17, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stay tuned for tales of mythic gods and superheroes from ancient to present times in this epic three part series on Saturday, February 3, 10 and 17 from 11:00 to noon. Children will visit lesser known legends and myths from cultures around the world and create their own characters with model magic, mixed media and story boards. To register your child, please call the Library at 860 364-5041.

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Saturday Story Hour: Once Upon a Pie Lunch Club

February 17, 12:15 pm

It’s not just breakfast anymore, but you can still stay in your pajamas! It’s Once Upon a Pie Club on Saturdays in February and March at 12:15 at the library! Come for pizza and stay for stories. All ages are welcome. Please call to register at 860 364-5041, so Mrs. Robin can make sure there’s enough pie for all!!!!

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