Gardening for Beginners (teens and adults)
Sep
9
6:00 PM18:00

Gardening for Beginners (teens and adults)

This Month: Putting Your Garden to Bed After a successful season of fruit and vegetable production, what is the best way to store and preserve your harvest?

In partnership with the Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association (ECCGA), Otis Library will host a series of classes on gardening for beginners.   Experienced gardeners from the ECCGA will teach basic gardening skills for everyone, from home owners to apartment dwellers. This series will lead beginner gardeners through the steps and practices involved in maintaining a flourishing home garden.  Dates are as follows:  Monday, April 8; Monday, June 3; Monday, August 5; and Monday, September 9. All programs will begin at 6pm in the Story Room and are free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Appropriate for teens and adults.  

For more information on the ECCGA, visit www.getgrowingct.org.

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Teen Book Discussion (grades 7 and up)
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Teen Book Discussion (grades 7 and up)

In partnership with One Book One Region, teens will discuss this year’s selected title Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka. For grades 7 and up. Refreshments will be served. Please register beginning August 12. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. Program will take place in the Community Room. For more information, contact the Youth Services Librarian at 860-889-2365, ext. 119.

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Tween Book Club (grades 6-8)
Sep
30
6:00 PM18:00

Tween Book Club (grades 6-8)

Read One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale.

Come discuss One Trick Pony. Join in activities related to the book! Pizza will be served. Registration begins August 26. Please register online or call 860-889-2365, ext. 100. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. Program will take place in the Community Room.

Pizza for this program is provided by Big Y Supermarkets.

 

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Build-A-Backpack (Ages 14 and up)
Aug
14
2:00 PM14:00

Build-A-Backpack (Ages 14 and up)

We are filling backpacks with donated school supplies and presenting them to Norwich Public School elementary children. Young Adults ages 14 and up are asked to join us in this charitable endeavor. Community services hours will be granted! Please register beginning July 15. Program will take place in the Story Room. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

For more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

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