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151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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November 2017

Introduction to Beading with Art & Soul

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to design and finish your own unique bracelet.  Art & Soul will teach you how to combine different colors and types of beads in interesting ways to create a unique bracelet. 

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NaNoWriMo Teen Writers Group

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Did you know November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Join us every Saturday this month to meet other writers, talk about your work in progress, and participate in writing activities. All writers welcome, no novel required! Learn new skills to incorporate into your writing and make friends who will motivate you to keep working! We'll work on crafting great first lines, creating compelling characters and situations, and writing in a variety of genres. (And there will be snacks!) Participants…

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Chinese Language Meetup

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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The Merits of Eye Movement Therapy with Clinical Social Worker Rona Wall

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Can eye movements treat psychological trauma? Rona Wall will describe Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), the symptoms it’s used to treat, the method itself, and how it works. She will give examples and provide video demonstrations of the technique. Questions and discussion is encouraged, with time at the end for a Q & A session. REGISTER HERE Rona Wall has a BA in Psychology from SUNY Oneonta and an MSW from the University of Kansas School of Social Work. After receiving…

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Cyber Security: Protecting Your Personal Information in the Digital Age

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Anyone concerned with protecting their identity and personal information from theft and misuse will benefit from this class. Participants gain insights into the techniques used by cyber criminals to steal individual’s identity and learn various techniques to enhance their own security when choosing user ids,  passwords and “shared secrets” when accessing the Internet. In this seminar participants will gain a basic understanding of what identity is, the risks of sharing personal information in social media and other websites, and learn various…

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Calligraphy Workshop

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Calligraphy is the art of drawing letters to transform what you write into a work of art. Developed long ago and used for thousands of years, calligraphy now includes countless alphabet styles. Participants will get familiar with the instruments of calligraphy (the calligrapher’s pen, template sheet, and calligraphy paper). With a little practice to gain some skill, learn the basics of calligraphy, and have a beautiful interpretation of your name by your own hand! Each attendee also takes home their…

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December 2017

Spanish Language Meetup

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing Spanish Language Meetup on the First and Third Mondays of the month. This class is best suited for students who have some experience with Spanish and want to practice language and conversation skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Cupcake Club: Poinsettia Plant

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month we will create a beautiful and edible poinsettia plant. Lets put together all the pastry techniques we've learned this year with fondant, gum paste, frosting and embellishments to create a lovely centerpiece. Our pastry chef will provide step-by-step instructions to decorate a seasonal cupcake display.  Please bring an apron or smock. For grades 5-8. Please register here.

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Excel Basics

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This is a class for anyone who is new to Excel and would like to get started using the world's most popular spreadsheet application. Topics covered will include: Using and Understanding the Excel Interface, Data Entry, Selecting and Formatting Cells, Basic Formulas and Functions, and Inserting Charts. REGISTER HERE

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Crafternoon: Macramé

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Get in touch with your creative side at New Canaan Library. Crafternoon is an opportunity to explore different artistic mediums and get crafty. Try your hand at decoupage or print making one month, then sculpting or painting the next. REGISTER HERE This month our crafternoon focus will be: Macramé plant holders. Learn how to make a retro plant holder out of cord using a series of knots. This program can accommodate up to 20 participants.

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Chinese Language Meetup

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Learning the Guitar Fretboard

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to identify notes on the guitar and how to build basic chords and scales by applying simple music theory formulas. This workshop will start with learning the music alphabet, identifying the names of notes of the open strings, and continues on to explore the fretboard through its various positions. This class will give a beginner the tools to start learning how to play the guitar and give existing players a fresh approach to learning the instrument. This workshop can…

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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French Language Meetup

December 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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