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Plaut Room

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

November 2018

Spanish Language Meetup

November 19 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Digital Magazine Drop-in

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Read current and back issues of popular magazines, right from the comfort of your home, or on the go! Stop in to New Canaan Library to learn about our digital magazine selection. Bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop, and the Librarians will assist you in getting set-up. Explore the full Digital Library HERE>>

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Chinese Language Meetup

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Typing Tuesdays

November 27 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2018

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this semester! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We'll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we'll have fun playing typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. Typing Tuesdays will…

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Python Programming for Lego Mindstorms

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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After a quick introduction to the Python programming language, we will build robots using our LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits and program them using Python to complete basic challenges. Mindstorms are usually programmed using a visual programming software, but for this class we will be booting the ev3dev OS on the Mindstorms bricks. For ages 10+. Please register>> Did you know that the Library has LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits always available for play in the MakerLab? The kits are kept on…

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December 2018

Spanish Language Meetup

December 3 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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!

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Cooking by the Book

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Love to cook?  Join our new book group, Cooking by the Book.  The group will meet October  to March on the first Thursday of every month.  Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from the month’s themed selection of cook books that will be kept behind the Information Desk.   This book group is unique in that it will enhance our knowledge about food, culture, and culinary history as well as being deliciously savory.  Space is limited to 15…

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What the Health?: How to Find Reliable Health Information Online

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Back by popular demand! Have you had trouble finding information on a diagnosis, procedure, or clinical diet in the past? Have you ever wondered the credibility of what you read on WedMD? In this librarian-led lecture, learn tips and tricks for how to find and differentiate between reliable and questionable health information. Light snacks will be provided and medical research resources will be available to take home. REGISTER>> Please contact Kayla Del Biondo at 203-594-5084 or Eliana Baldino at 203-594-5082 if you have any questions

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Chinese Language Meetup

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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French Language Meetup

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Spanish Language Meetup

December 17 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Waze: Learn how to use the GPS app

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Waze: Get the best route, every day, with real-time help from other drivers. Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join Reference Librarian Eliana Baldino to learn how to use and interact with this time-saving GPS app. Register here.

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CANCELLED: Japanese Language Meetup

December 20 @ 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!

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CANCELLED: French Language Meetup

December 27 @ 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.

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January 2019

Cooking by the Book

January 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Love to cook?  Join our new book group, Cooking by the Book.  The group will meet October  to March on the first Thursday of every month.  Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from the month’s themed selection of cook books that will be kept behind the Information Desk.   This book group is unique in that it will enhance our knowledge about food, culture, and culinary history as well as being deliciously savory.  Space is limited to 15…

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World Events History and Cultural Book Group

January 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture.  This month’s book is: A Crack in Creation:  Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer A. Doudna and Samuel Sternberg.  Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use. Not, that is, until the spring of 2015, when biologist Jennifer Doudna called for a worldwide moratorium…

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February 2019

Cooking by the Book

February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 7, 2019

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

Love to cook?  Join our new book group, Cooking by the Book.  The group will meet October  to March on the first Thursday of every month.  Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from the month’s themed selection of cook books that will be kept behind the Information Desk.   This book group is unique in that it will enhance our knowledge about food, culture, and culinary history as well as being deliciously savory.  Space is limited to 15…

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March 2019

Cooking by the Book

March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 7, 2019

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

Love to cook?  Join our new book group, Cooking by the Book.  The group will meet October  to March on the first Thursday of every month.  Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from the month’s themed selection of cook books that will be kept behind the Information Desk.   This book group is unique in that it will enhance our knowledge about food, culture, and culinary history as well as being deliciously savory.  Space is limited to 15…

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