GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library is offering programs in September. For more information about library programs or services, call (860) 441-6750 or visit grotonpl.org. The Groton Public Library is located at 52 Newtown Road in Groton. All programs hosted by the Groton Public Library are inclusive and open to people of all ability levels. Contact the library for information about available accommodations.
Book-a-Tech is back! Having trouble setting up an e-mail account, downloading ebooks, or using your smartphone or tablet? Schedule a 20-minute virtual appointment and receive one-on-one help with all of your technology-related questions. Registration is required; reserve your spot at https://forms.gle/iD8gNbfzwTwHbB3S9. Virtual appointments will be booked between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30.
The Groton Public Library will host a virtual book discussion, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m., for this year’s One Book One Region selection, “Crazy Brave: A Memoir” by Joy Harjo. In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Harjo details her journey to becoming a poet. Laurie Wolfley, Professor of English at UConn Avery Point, will lead the discussion.
Please register for all virtual programs through the Library’s online calendar. Zoom meeting information will be emailed to our newsletter subscribers, registered attendees, and by request. For more information, visit grotonpl.org.
Teen Take-Home Art Projects: DIY Bookmarks
Celebrate National Coloring Day with a take-home art project, Sept. 14. Our kits will contain easy instructions and most of the supplies you will need to finish the project. Teens entering grades 6-12 can pick up kits between 3 and 6 p.m. at the Groton Public Library, while supplies last.
Queer Lit Book Club (Virtual)
Join us online for a teen book club that celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. This month, we are discussing “Lab Partners” by M. Montgomery. Books are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is open to teens entering grades 6-12 and is hosted in partnership with OutCT of New London County. Register for all virtual programs through the Library’s online calendar. Zoom meeting information will be emailed to our newsletter subscribers, registered attendees, and by request. For more information, visit grotonpl.org.
Banned Books Week Digital Escape Room (Virtual)
Celebrate Banned Books Week, Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, with a free digital escape room. The library mascot, Stretch, needs your help protecting the library from an infestation of book worms! These pests found a list of challenged books and are eating their way through the pages. Can you find the clues and save our books? The link to participate will be available on the Groton Public Library’s YouTube channel, Facebook, and Instagram.