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THE SPRAGUE PUBLIC LIBRARY

NEWSLETTER JUNE 2007

The Public Library Serving the Town of Sprague, Connecticut SPL Non-Fiction Book Discussions Moderated by Patrick Rowley will continue on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 7:00 PM with a discussion of Revolutionary Characters by Gordon S. Wood. The Library has plenty of copies on hand, so feel free to come in and pick up a copy and join us for a lively debate. The Final Discussion will be held on Tuesday June 19 - The Constitution in Exile: How the Federal Government Has Seized Power by Rewriting the Supreme Law of the Land by Andrew Napolitano Who’s really in control of our government? Have recent Administrations distorted the intentions of our Founding Fathers? Books will be available at the SPL in advance of each discussion

Garden Tips from CT Outdoors

Radio personality and journalist Suzanne Thompson will present “GARDENING TIPS AND TRICKS" at the Sprague Public Library. Saturday, June 9, 2007 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Suzanne’s presentation will include facts and insights learned from the many interesting individuals and Connecticut organizations she has met and interviewed. She'll weave in tips, advice and witticism from area gardening, nature and wildlife experts, authors and enthusiasts, plus favorite tours, events and destinations around the region.

Financial Planning Workshop June 26, 2007 7 PM Do you plan on retiring one day? Are you already retired? Lance Fischer, SMS, will be at The SPL to explain different investment plans, Medicare and Health Care options, and to answer any questions you might have about retirement.

Join us on Thursday June 14, 2007 At 7:00 PM as

This is a free educational workshop, and, while geared toward those who have already retired, is open to everyone.

(author of “Princess of Park Avenue” and the “Velvet Rope Diaries”)

NEW BOOKS!!

Daniella Brodsky

discusses her newest novel “Fear of Driving” and introduces our Summertime book series BooksOnBabes Refreshments will be served. These programs are free and open to all.

(well- new to the SPL) Just in time for Summer Vacation! The Winds of Change – Martha Grimes All he Ever Wanted – Anita Shreve

I’d like to thank the Walczyk and the Lumpkin families for their recent, generous donations of childrens’ and teen books to the SPL. These are only a few of the items they have given to us! And just in time for Summer Reading with Rebecca Cipriani!

Sprague Public Library, 76 Main Street, Baltic, Connecticut 06330; 860-822-3012 http://www.ctsprague.org/Library.htm.


Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Caroline Keene

Children’s Programs @ the SPL

Jason and Kyra by Dana Davidson

The SPL is offering a variety of ongoing children’s programs and activities. Programs include storytimes, arts and crafts and book discussions.

Secret of Platform 13 by Eve Ibbottson Leyla, the Black Tulip by Alev Lytle Croutier Among the Betrayed by Margaret Peterson Haddix The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket Do you Know the Monkey Man by Dori Butler A Coal Miner’s Bride by Susan Bartoletti Five Smooth Stones by Kristiana Gregory Raven Hill Mysteries by Emily Rodda Danger at the Zoo, a Kit Mystery by Kathleen Ernst Millions By Frank Cottrell Boyce Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen by Dyan Sheldon Twitches y H.B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison The Camp Confidential Series by Melissa Morgan Magic Treehouse Dear America

These Programs end on the last day of school. A list of summer programs will be sent home via BackPack Express and will be posted at ctsprague.org/library.htm PRESCHOOLERS STORY TIME every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. A free program for children ages 3-5. Story time may include stories, rhymes, songs, a film or a craft. Please register in advance by coming into the Library. COOL STORIES AND CRAFTS Wednesday afternoon story and craft program for children ages 3 and up at 1:30 PM. Please register in advance by coming into the Library.

SATURDAY BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB – hosted by Megin Sechin. Get a head start on your Summmer Reading! Join us Saturday May 28, 2007 and share your thoughts on out latest books. This month The seven Professors of the Far North will be featured. Pizza will be served. The books are geared for children in middle school, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required. Please come to the library, or check our website for the Book of the Month. Saturday April 28th at 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. SATURDAY CRAFTS WITH KRISTIN – Kristin Elliot will host a story and crafts event two Saturday afternoons each month at 1:00 PM.

Father’s Day Crafts – June 9th

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY, a Story Time For Toddlers Thursdays at 10:30 AM For 2 - 3 year olds. Stories, Songs and Rhymes for You and Your Child. (Parent/Caregiver remains with the child in the Children’s Room). Please register in advance by coming into the Library. The love of reading lasts a lifetime! BEDTIME BONANZA –A Drop-In Story Time For All Ages Thursdays at 7 PM A free program. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your child – maybe even a short movie! Who knows what surprises we have in store? Wear your coziest PJs and share a fun evening with Kristen at the Sprague Public Library. No registration required.

Sprague Public Library, 76 Main Street, Baltic, Connecticut 06330; 860-822-3012 http://www.ctsprague.org/Library.htm.

LIBRARY HOURS Monday – Closed Tuesday – 10 AM to 8 PM Wednesday – 12 PM to 5 PM Thursday - 10 AM to 8 PM Friday – Closed Saturday – 10 AM to 3 PM Sunday – Closed

LIBRARY STAFF Barbaranne Warner Kathryn Waterman Kristin Elliot Miriam Drew LIBRARY BOARD MEMBERS Joann Lynch Co-Chair Alicia Smith - Co-Chair Lois Chzanowski – Secretary Barbara Baldino – Treasurer Helen Allen Heather Jakan Christian Mueller

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