Black Rock Library - April 2013 Events

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Free Computer Classes for Beginners. The Black Rock Branch Library announces a series of free computer classes designed for beginners. All classes begin at 6:30 PM or and will last approximately 1 hour. Space is limited so register for one or more classes now. Call: 203 576-7025

 

Wednesdays, 10:45 - 11:45 AM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Little Rocks. Join us for our popular Little Rocks program for children up through age 3 with a caregiver. Stories, rhymes, music, movement, short films, and time for play are all part of the mix! Contact: Miss Bina: 203-576-7025.

 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: The Black Rock Knitting & Crocheting Club Weekly Meeting. Please join us for a fun evening of knitting, crocheting and community. Knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome. Free refreshments will be served and knitting and crocheting supplies will be provided for those who do not already have them. For more info call 203 576-7025.

 

Saturdays, at 1:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Saturday Movie Matinee. Each week the Black Rock Branch Library screens a popular current movie. For details on each week's movie please go to the BPL web page (http://bportlibrary.org/) and click on events. Free Refreshments will be served - but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry. For more info call 203 576-7025.

 

Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Good Lessons from Bad Women, a one-woman show by Dorothy Leeds. In Good Lessons from Bad Women, a devilishly funny one-woman show, our lead character, Dorothy, wrestles with the concept of goodness and dives deep into a world where good is bad and bad is good. "Leeds inspires and entertains." - The New York Times "Swashbuckling! Thrilling!" - USA Today "I would bring Dorothy back to the Smoot." - Smoot Theater "Catch a rising star!" - Cosmopolitan

 

 

Saturday, April 13th at 1:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Saturday Family Movie Matinee at the Black Rock Branch. The second Saturday of each month the Black Rock Branch Library screens a popular family friendly movie. For details on this month's movie please go to the BPL web page (http://bportlibrary.org/) and click on events. Free Refreshments will be served - but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.

 

 

Tuesday, April 16th at 6:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue hosts: Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods - Presented by: GMO Free CT. When the US government ignored repeated warnings by its own scientists and allowed untested genetically modified organism (GMO) crops into our environment and food supply, it was a gamble of unprecedented proportions. The health of all living things and all future generations were put at risk by an infant technology. Over 70% of foods in American supermarkets now contain GMO ingredients. For more info call 203 576-7025.

 

Thursday, April 18th at 6:30 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Grow Your Business or Non-Profit Organization with Email and Social Media. This event is FREE, and you'll get some pro tips on how to work with the tools! This session is suitable for those new to marketing with email and social media, as well as those looking to align their marketing across social channels. To register call: 203 576-7025.

 

Wednesday, April 17th at 1:00 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Food for Thought - Book Discussion. Food for Thought meets once a month at 1:00 PM. Bring your lunch and we will provide free refreshments and dessert. Our next book up for discussion is: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  Death is the narrator of this lengthy, powerful story of a town in Nazi Germany. He is a kindly, caring Death, overwhelmed by the souls he has to collect from people in the gas chambers, from soldiers on the battlefields, and from civilians killed in bombings. Death focuses on a young orphan, Liesl; her loving foster parents and the Jewish fugitive they are hiding. Call the library today and reserve your copy: 203 576-7025. 

 

Tuesday, April 23rd 6:30 - 8:00 PM, The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: The Black Rock Mother Daughter Book Club: A monthly Book Club for girls ages 9-12 in Grades 4 - 6 and their moms. Our April book will be: Princess Academy by Shannon Hale. The thought of being a princess never occurred to the girls living on Mount Eskel. Most plan to work in the quarry like the generations before them. When it is announced that the prince will choose a bride from their village, 14-year-old Miri, who thinks she is being kept from working in the quarry because of her small stature, believes that this is her opportunity to prove her worth to her father. For more info call: 203 576-7025.

 

 

John Soltis

Community Librarian

Black Rock Branch Library

(203) 576-7025