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

Google CS First Storytelling Club

October 18 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling club is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this club, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories – they'll experience them. For…

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Japanese Language Meetup

October 19 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Chinese Language Meetup regularly meets every second and fourth Monday of the month. This class is intended to help students develop conversational Mandarin Chinese skills, and it is best suited for students who have some experience speaking Chinese. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Google CS First Storytelling Club

October 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling club is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this club, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories – they'll experience them. For…

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Cupcake Club: Pumpkin Patch

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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It's time for pumpkins! This month our pastry chef will teach students how to make sculptured fondant pumpkins and leaves to decorate fall cupcakes.  Come make an edible pumpkin patch! Bring an apron or smock. For grades 5-8. Please register here.

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French Language Meetup

October 26 @ 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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November 2017

Google CS First Storytelling Club

November 1 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling club is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this club, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories – they'll experience them. For…

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Japanese Language Meetup

November 2 @ 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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Crafternoon: Embroidery

November 4 @ 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: Chicken Scratch Embroidery. This vintage embroidery method was very popular in the 1930-1950s and was done on gingham cloth. Straight stitching, cross stitching, and a tiny bit of surface stitching produces something…

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YA Book Brunch: The Weight of Feathers

November 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This month we are reading the richly imaginative, The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore. Please come by the library for bagels and French madeleines. We will discuss this epic adventure and discuss your favorite characters and plot twists. Grades 8 and up. Please register here.

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Spanish Language Meetup

November 6 @ 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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Cyber Security: Protecting Your Personal Information in the Digital Age

November 9 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

November 13 @ 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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Cyber Security: Tools of the Trade

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In this seminar you'll get a brief review of data security concepts and current practices used to protect sensitive information. Participants discover how controlling access to systems using facial and voice recognition, fingerprint readers, iris and retinal scanners, and hand geometry readers often seen in spy films and TV actually work. You'll also learn how cryptography and steganography are used to protect (and hide) sensitive information. REGISTER HERE Richard Gunzel is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Secure I.T. Risk…

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Japanese Language Meetup

November 16 @ 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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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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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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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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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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Crafternoon: Macramé

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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