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Plaut Room

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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November 2019

Women and Money Roundtable: Behavioral Finance

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Why Smart People Make Bad Investment Decisions Behavioral finance experts have been studying the irrational decisions people make for years. We will reveal the fears, misperceptions and emotional needs people have that negatively affect their investment returns.  We’ll share how to avoid these mistakes and make rational investment decisions. PLEASE REGISTER JULIA STRAYER, CRPC®, CIMA®, CPWA® is the Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor or Merrill Lynch. Prior to her move to Merrill Lynch in 2000, Julia was Vice President,…

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Emerging Tech Meetup: After the AI Event

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library to ‘talk tech’ at this new meetup. Semi-monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. This month’s discussion topic: 'Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Impact and the Applications of AI' Program that took place at the Library on November 21. Let's recap John Preli's…

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December 2019

Cooking By The Book

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Cooking by the Book has returned!!!  For our second year, this popular program will be split into two different two sessions: one in the fall and one in the spring - making for even more happy cooks in the kitchen!! Meetings will take place on the second Thursdays of the month in the evenings, 6 – 8 pm. Fall Session: The International Cooking Tour Sept. 12, Oct. 17*, Nov. 14, Dec. 12 Register to travel, once a month, around the…

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January 2020

Data Detox: New Year, New Smartphone Settings

January 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy New Year! Technology moves quickly...can you keep up? Ease your anxieties and attend a 'Data Detox' at the Library. Digital Services Librarian, Kayla Del Biondo, will help you to get rid of apps you don't use and minimize the influx of notifications your phone floods you with every day. We will spend a majority of time discussing privacy and your smartphone, which includes location services and microphone access, web browser options, and screen locks. This workshop is inspired by…

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Data Detox: New Year, New Smartphone Settings

January 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Happy New Year! Technology moves quickly...can you keep up? Ease your anxieties and attend a 'Data Detox' at the Library. Digital Services Librarian, Kayla Del Biondo, will help you to get rid of apps you don't use and minimize the influx of notifications your phone floods you with every day. We will spend a majority of time discussing privacy and your smartphone, which includes location services and microphone access, web browser options, and screen locks. This workshop is inspired by…

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Intellectu-Gals Book Club

January 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 3 months that begins at 10:00 am on day 16 of the month, repeating until October 21, 2020

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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INTELLECTU-GALS: A reading group for intellectually curious women who want to dig into global topics via a diverse blend of genres and voices. In this supportive environment Intellectu-Gals will travel the world--peering into new terrain and perspectives to learn more about themselves and fellow citizens of the world. This book club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 10am-11am Register here!

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February 2020

Emerging Tech Meetup: Screen Time & Personal Well-being

February 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Just last year Apple launched Screen Time and Android made available Google's Digital Wellbeing tools. These apps give smartphone users a breakdown of how often they use their phones, which is further divided by app and amount of minutes or hours spent using each. During this meetup we will listen to The Thrive Global Podcast's, "Apple's Greg Joswiak Explains Benefit of New Screen Time Feature," as a group at the Library and discuss how Screen Time can help and hinder consumers…

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World History and Cultural Event Book Group

February 12, 2020 @ 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:  Rebooting AI:  Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust by Gary Marcus.  If we focus on endowing machines with common sense and deep understanding, rather than simply focusing on statistical analysis and gatherine ever larger collections of data, we will be able to create an AI we can trust—in our homes, our cars, and our doctors' offices. Rebooting…

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April 2020

Intellectu-Gals Book Club

April 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 3 months that begins at 10:00 am on day 16 of the month, repeating until October 21, 2020

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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INTELLECTU-GALS: A reading group for intellectually curious women who want to dig into global topics via a diverse blend of genres and voices. In this supportive environment Intellectu-Gals will travel the world--peering into new terrain and perspectives to learn more about themselves and fellow citizens of the world. This book club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 10am-11am Register here!

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July 2020

Intellectu-Gals Book Club

July 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 3 months that begins at 10:00 am on day 16 of the month, repeating until October 21, 2020

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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INTELLECTU-GALS: A reading group for intellectually curious women who want to dig into global topics via a diverse blend of genres and voices. In this supportive environment Intellectu-Gals will travel the world--peering into new terrain and perspectives to learn more about themselves and fellow citizens of the world. This book club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 10am-11am Register here!

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October 2020

Intellectu-Gals Book Club

October 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 3 months that begins at 10:00 am on day 16 of the month, repeating until October 21, 2020

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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INTELLECTU-GALS: A reading group for intellectually curious women who want to dig into global topics via a diverse blend of genres and voices. In this supportive environment Intellectu-Gals will travel the world--peering into new terrain and perspectives to learn more about themselves and fellow citizens of the world. This book club meets the third Wednesday of every month from 10am-11am Register here!

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