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

Python Coding: Encrypting Secret Messages

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Code a Python program to encrypt and decrypt secret messages based on the Caesar cipher. Get familiar with the basics of Python syntax and coding concepts such as variables, strings and integers, and indexing. No coding experience needed. For grades 4+. Please register>>

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The Writers Drop-In Hour

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Writers Drop-In Hour encourages writers to hone their skills in an atmosphere of inspiration, practice, and learning. All ages, genres and writing levels are welcome. Each writer works independently from prompts presented at the beginning of the hour. A brief information session on helpful writing tips - i.e. dialogue, use of transitions, point of view, etc. - will be given during the hour. After the hour, participants are welcome to stay in the library to continue their writing. The…

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LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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February 2019

LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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Cooking by the Book

February 7 @ 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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Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

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Women & Money Roundtable: Keys to Building Your Investment Portfolio

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Building and managing a portfolio involves understanding and managing risk.  We will share the secrets of portfolio construction and discuss asset allocation, investment styles, diversification and risk.  Most important, we will show you how to put it all together to create a custom blueprint that meets your goals and tames your fears. PLEASE REGISTER Julia Strayer, CRPC®, CIMA®, CPWA® is a Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch. Prior to her move to Merrill Lynch in 2000, Julia…

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LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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Typing Tuesdays

February 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2019 at 4:15pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 4:15pm

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 meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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March 2019

LiveGirlTalk Mentoring Group

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week mentoring group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor who facilitates interactive activities and discussion topics ranging from relationships to body image to social media. This curriculum-based program is proven to build social emotional intelligence and self-esteem. For grades 6-8. Please register here. Co-sponsored with LiveGirl.

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Cooking by the Book

March 7 @ 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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World Events History and Culture Book Group

March 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: Homo Deus, by Yuval Noah Harari, author of best selling Sapiens, with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and how and why today's society upgrades humans into gods.  For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little; more people die from old age than…

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Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

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Typing Tuesdays

March 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 26, 2019 at 4:15pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 4:15pm

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 meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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April 2019

World Event History and Culture Book Group

April 10 @ 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: The Once and Future Worker by Oren Cass.  The American worker is in crisis. Wages have stagnated for more than a generation. Reliance on welfare programs has surged. Life expectancy is falling as substance abuse and obesity rates climb.  In this groundbreaking re-evaluation of American society, economics, and public policy, Oren Cass challenges our basic assumptions about what prosperity…

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Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

Typing Tuesdays

April 23 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 26, 2019 at 4:15pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 4:15pm

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

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 meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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May 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

June 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

August 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

September 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

October 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

November 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

Find out more »

December 2019

Science Fiction Lunch Book Group

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

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

New Canaan Library is debuting its Science Fiction Book Club for fans of books about speculative fiction involving advanced science, time travel, spaceflight, and extraterrestrial life. Bring your lunch, and join us on Saturday to discuss science fiction classics, both old and new!

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