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Upcoming Events

Open Art Studio in the Library Loft

Fridays from 1-3pm

Bring your works in progress and supplies to this weekly drop-in art program. This is an opportunity to create in a collaborative environment with other artists.  Table covers will be provided. There is a sink in the room for basic cleanup (please do not bring turpentine).

May Art Show: students of Rita Paradis

May 5 through June 1 in the Mary Baldwin Room.

The May art show features the artwork of Rita Paradis’s students.  Rita teaches oil painting and colored pencil at Artsplace in Cheshire.


Get Ready for a Summer Adventure at CPL!

Sign up starting June 1

Kids and adults of all ages can sign up online or in-person at the library. Get a cool drawstring backpack when you sign up (while supplies last!). Participants automatically get one entry in our prize raffle just by signing up! You can also earn one raffle for each challenge you complete this summer.


Join a Book Club in June!

We’ve got four book clubs meeting in June, sign up through our Event Calendar to join the discussion!

D-Day and Normandy

Monday June 6 and Monday June 13, 6:30pm

Historian Kelvin W. Cole will be here for two nights June 6 & 13 to discuss the historic events of D-Day and Normandy.The fall of Western Europe to the Nazis and the construction of the defenses and “The  Atlantic Wall” in their bid to keep it. The “Perfect Storm” of events that descended upon the Nazis’ “Fortress Europe” and resulted in the Allied victory with the collapse and German surrender eleven months later.

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