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Plaut Room

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

September 2019

NewsGuard Informational Session: NC Library & NewsGuard’s New Partnership

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New this month-- New Canaan Library installed NewsGuard on its tech center computers! With NewsGuard's browser extension installed, visitors to the Library have access to “Nutrition Label” reviews of thousands of news and information websites. These reviews indicate the reliability of the site, based on multiple criteria, and show up next to links in search results and on social media feeds. This decision bloomed from the Library's desire to provide community members with a tool that would help them to critically evaluate…

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NewsGuard Informational Session: NC Library & NewsGuard’s New Partnership

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New this month-- New Canaan Library installed NewsGuard on its tech center computers! With NewsGuard's browser extension installed, visitors to the Library have access to “Nutrition Label” reviews of thousands of news and information websites. These reviews indicate the reliability of the site, based on multiple criteria, and show up next to links in search results and on social media feeds. This decision bloomed from the Library's desire to provide community members with a tool that would help them to critically evaluate…

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October 2019

World History and Cultural Events Book Group

October 9 @ 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: Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies by Edward O. Wilson.   Braiding twenty-first- century scientific theory with the lyrical biological and humanistic observations for which Wilson is beloved, Genesis is “a magisterial history of social evolution, from clouds of midges or sparrows to the grotesqueries of ant colonies.”  An “endlessly fascinating” (Michael Ruse) work of scientific thought and synthesis, Genesis is Edward O.…

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Women & Money Roundtable: Are you an emotional investor?

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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When it comes to the financial markets, people often allow emotions to take over. We will reveal how people sabotage their investment returns, and show you how to avoid the mistakes and make decisions like the pros. 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, Private Banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset…

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Intellectu-Gals Book Club

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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. Sign up for the wait list here! The first book that will be discussed is Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.    

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Intellectu-Gals Book Club

October 16 @ 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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Magic: The Gathering Meetup

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for another Magic: The Gathering meetup, as we eat pizza and play rounds of this dueling card game against one another. You are welcome to bring your own cards or play with the ones we provide. Learn new strategies, build decks, and battle against your friends! Appropriate for ages 12+. Please register here.

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Cooking By The Book

October 17 @ 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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Halloween Escape Room

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Can you escape from our haunted carnival before time runs out? Team up with friends to find clues and solve puzzles that will lead you to the key! Each team will have up to 30 minutes to escape. For grades 5-8. Please sign up for one of the following time slots: 1 pm | 2 pm | 3 pm | 4 pm Registration Coming Soon.

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November 2019

Cooking By The Book

November 11 @ 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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Magic: The Gathering Meetup

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for another Magic: The Gathering meetup, as we eat pizza and play rounds of this dueling card game against one another. You are welcome to bring your own cards or play with the ones we provide. Learn new strategies, build decks, and battle against your friends! Appropriate for ages 12+. Please register here.

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World History and Cultural Events Book Group

November 13 @ 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:  Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.   In his most provocative and practical book yet, Taleb redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others. Citing examples ranging from Hammurabi to Seneca, Antaeus the Giant to Donald…

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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

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
+ Google Map

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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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
+ Google Map

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
+ Google Map

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!

Find out more »

October 2020

Intellectu-Gals Book Club

October 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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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