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Date:
January 1, 2020 - February 1, 2020
Time:
All Day
Location:
Norwalk Public Library and South Norwalk Branch Library
Address:
Norwalk, CT 06851-5125
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Library Events for the Month of January

Wednesday, January 1, 2020



Library Events

Jan. 19 to Jan. 25, 2020

Tuesday | January 21 | 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM | Auditorium

Simple Steps for Starting your Business:

Self Assessment/Technology/Business Plan

Website and Social Media Marketing. How a start-up business is able to execute successful marketing efforts constitutes the core of a presentation. The successful use of online-based marketing tools, including website positioning and key social media platforms, will be extensively discussed

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Wednesday | January 22 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Auditorium

Author Speak with Jim Motavalli

The Real Dirt on America’s Frontier Legends separates fact from fiction, showing the legends and the evidence side-by-side to give readers the real story of the old West and such famous characters as Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Lewis and Clark, Mike Fink, Hugh Glass, John “Grizzly” Adams, Kit Carson, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody.

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Thursday | January 23 | 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM | Auditorium

EL PODER DE TUS FINANZAS

“De Sobrevivir a Supervivir” 

En este taller hablaremos sobre la metodología que las personas con conocimientos financieros utilizan para preocuparse por vivir en lugar de preocuparse por sus finanzas. También se considerarán los hábitos, características y procesos que hacen los millonarios para llegar al éxito financiero.

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Friday | January 24 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Auditorium

Healthy Resolutions

Envision a Healthier You in 2020

Week 4: Get Active and Track Your Progress Being active doesn't require an expensive gym membership or an intense workout routine. 

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Saturday | January 25 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Auditorium

Exploring Our Natural World Lecture

Exploring Our Natural World Lecture Series Presenter: Ann Hulick, State Director of Clean Water Action Please join us for an inspiring and informative talk as we explore where our drinking water comes from, learn the best practices to keep our drinking water supply safe, and discuss emerging issues, such as PFAS, and how they affect our most vital resource.

For more information or to register for this event, please contact Sally Nacker at snacker@norwalkpl.org or 203-899-2780 ext 15137

Adult Weekly Programs

Teen Weekly Drop-In Programs

Saturday | January 25 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Teen Room

Robotics & Coding for Teens Alternate Saturdays

Robotics and Coding Learn to build a program LEGO Mindstorm EV3 physical robots. Grades 5-12 Teen Center - Lower Level Call 203-899-2780 x 15131 to register.

Children Events

Friday | January 24 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Children's Activity Room

Create Like the Greats

Join Ms. Karen for four creative art sessions - grades 4-7. From still life to sculpture, each session will explore a different medium & technique used by one of the great artists of our past...The sculpture of Auguste Rodin

Space is limited - call to reserve your spot 203-899-2780 x 15131

Children's Weekly Drop-In Programs

For more information about adult programs contact Cynde Lahey,

203-899-2780 ext. 15133 or clahey@norwalkpl.org.

For more information about children's programs, please call 203 899 2780 x 15131.

Library Events

Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2020

Tuesday | January 28 | 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM | Auditorium

Simple Steps for Starting your Business:

Self Assessment/Technology/Business Plan

Financial Reporting & Planning This presentation reviews a business's key financial statements and then walks the participants through the development of a comprehensive financial plan that is required to develop a successful start-up business. The importance of understanding the key financial drivers of the business will be a centerpiece of the discussion.

 

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Wednesday | January 29 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Auditorium

ArtScapades

Foundations of Pop Art: A look at

Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns

This lecture will look at two artists who broke down the boundaries traditionally separating fine art from everyday life, and laid the foundation for the art world’s aesthetic embrace of commodity culture.

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Thursday | January 30 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Carnegie Room

Books Sandwiched In

Bring your lunch and join Reference Librarian Susannah Violino for a lively discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

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January 30 - April 11

IRS/VITA Tax Preparation

Dates and times for tax preparation and electronic filing of state and federal taxes at Norwalk Public Library:

Norwalk Public Library (Main) – 1 Belden Avenue

Every Thursday - 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

South Norwalk Branch – 10 Washington Street

Every Friday - 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Every Saturday - 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Friday | January 31 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Children's Activity Room

Healthy Resolutions

Envision a Healthier You in 2020

Week 5: Eat Smart: Gut Brain-Axis and your Microbiome with Carly Smolick, RD, CDN Are you what you eat? Your digestive system is intricately linked with your brain health and your immune system.

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Friday | January 31 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Auditorium

Before The Revolution:

Four Women and the Romanov Dynasty

Part 1: Empress Marie of Russia

Join us for the first of a four-part series, “Before the Revolution: Four Women and the Romanov Dynasty,” about four women of the Romanov Dynasty, who lived to witness the Russian Revolution that brought about the Romanov Dynasty’s end. Historian and Reference Librarian Dr. Ramona Garcia will present a fascinating view of Empress Marie, Queen Olga of Greece, Marie, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and Marie, Grand Duchess Vladimir, two Romanov by birth, and two by marriage.  

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Adult Weekly Programs

Monday | January 27 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | Children's Activity Room

Financial Aid Fundamentals

Program is being run by Francesca Morrissey from Access Success LLC. Financial Aid Fundamentals provides an in-depth look at the financial aid process helping to demystify it and set realistic expectations for financing college. Please call 203.899.2780 x15131 to register.

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Teen Weekly Drop-In Programs


Children Events

Sunday | January 26 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Auditorium

Drag Queen Story Time presented by Troupe 429

Come early so children can enjoy the coloring book and craft table, followed by a special meet and greet with drag queens Anita Manager and Robin Fierce. Take a photo with them and get their autographs! Last year’s Drag Queen Story Time in July, played to a full house. This time, Anita and Robin will read two books from the Norwalk PL children’s book collection, and conclude with a dance performance and lip syncing to “When You Believe.”

This program is free and open to children, teens and adults of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult, please. Registration is not required.

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Wednesday | January 29 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Children's Activity Room

Behind the Scenes at Archie Comics and Riverdale

As Co-CEO of Archie Comics and the hit TV show RIVERDALE, Nancy Silberkleit harnesses the power of graphic literacy to advance causes she is passionate about. A former school teacher, she coined a personal and professional motto: Children + Comic Books = Reading, Knowledge, and Confidence.'

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Friday | January 31 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Children's Activity Room

Create Like the Greats

Join Ms. Karen for four creative art sessions - grades 3-7. From still life to sculpture, each session will explore a different medium & technique used by one of the great artists of our past...The collage of Eric Carle.

Space is limited - call to reserve your spot 203-899-2780 x 15131

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Children's Weekly Drop-In Programs