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CT Summer at the Museum 2022–Free Admission for Kids

It’s back! From July 1st to September 5th, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Before you visit, check each participant’s website for specific program details and ticket availability. Click on the following link for Read more >

2022 Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program

Program begins June 27th. Earn points by participating in library-related activities. Reach 400 points to be entered in a drawing for our grand prize. Stop by to pick up your summer reading form and a prize! One prize per person while supplies last. Forms must be submitted by August 25th.

AtoZ Food America database

Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the country. This exciting new resource contains more than 2,000 state, regional, and ethnic recipes as well as historical articles and an ingredients section. This database is accessible in the library or from home with your library card. This project is supported by a grant from the Read more >

First Annual Fairy Garden Village

Located in the Library’s Shakespeare Garden. The village will be on display outside from June 25th-July 9th. Sponsored by the Friends of the Levi E. Coe Library.

Middlefield Lions Club Recycling Challenge

Collection boxes are located in the library’s upper lobby. The Lions Club goal is to collect 500 pounds of plastic material so Trex will award their club with a composite bench to add to our community. All plastic must be clean, dry and free of food residue. Qualifying plastics include: grocery bags, bread bags, bubble Read more >

Thursday Night Book Club

DATE CHANGE–Join us Thursday, July 7th at 5 PM in the library’s media area to discuss The Dickens Boy by Thomas Keneally. Copies of this title will be available at the library.

Senior Center Book Club

Join us Tuesday, July 12th at 2 PM at the library to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Copies of this title will be available at the library.

Recycling at the Library

Look for the red bucket in the library’s upper lobby! Do you have any old pens, markers, applesauce pouches, or toothpaste tubes? Sara Hofferd has placed a drop off space for these recyclables and more. If you’re wondering if your plastic items can be left in the red bucket, check https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades

Stamping Kits

Available to check out! Stamping Kits–Everything you need to create cards or for scrapbooking. Each kit comes with clear stamps, acrylic blocks, ink pads, and decorative edge scissors. Choose from Birthday/Friendship, Get Well/Sympathy, Thank You, Wedding/New Baby, Valentine’s, Halloween/Fall, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Lawn Games

Don’t forget about our lawn games including Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Curling, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Dominoes, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Jumbo Foam Dice, Kan Jam, Ladder Toss, Lawn Bowling, Magnetic Darts, Ping Pong, Ring Toss, Scoop Ball, and Washer Toss. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.