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Roxbury, 06783
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October 2015

“What Shall we Do with our Walls?”

October 8, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Oct. : Victorian wallpapers and interior decoration with Marianne Curling. This lecture series "Inside, Outside, All Around the Towns" is funded by a grant from CT Humanities.

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Book Launch at the Hodge

October 11, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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It's available again! On Columbus Day weekend, Sunday October 11th, the Roxbury Historic District Commission is releasing a re-issue of their book, Roxbury: A Historic and Architectural Survey. They will also exhibit Roxbury historical postcards from the Hurlbut collection throughout the Hodge and serve sweets and treats from the Roxbury Market! Books will be available for $35. If you can't make it, the books will also be sold at Maple Bank, the Roxbury Market, and Roxbury Town Hall. Copies are limited!     *Please park on…

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Reading Buildings

October 15, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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  Oct. 15: Fashion, taste, and changing times with Rachel Carley This lecture series "Inside, Outside, All Around the Towns" is funded by a grant from CT Humanities.

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Roads to Everywhere

October 22, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Oct. 22: Litchfield County road building with Peter Vermilyea This lecture series "Inside, Outside, All Around the Towns" is funded by a grant from CT Humanities.

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Tracing Connecticut’s Burying Grounds and Cemeteries

October 29, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Oct. 29: Tracing Connecticut's Burying Grounds and Cemeteries with Ruth Shapleigh Brown This lecture series "Inside, Outside, All Around the Towns" is funded by a grant from CT Humanities.

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November 2015

The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Housewife

November 12, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Nov. 12: With author Velya Jancz-Urban This lecture series "Inside, Outside, All Around the Towns" is funded by a grant from CT Humanities.

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December 2015

Vintage and Antique Book Sale

December 5, 2015 @ 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Browse through a selection of antique and vintage books dating from the mid-20th century and reaching as far back as the 18th century. Find a new treasure to add to your personal collection! The book sale coincides with the Roxbury Christmas Tree Lighting so please stop in to warm up by our fire and enjoy refreshments while you scan the book shelves. All proceeds will benefit the restoration efforts of the Hodge Memorial Library.   At the Hodge Memorial Library.…

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January 2016

Book Group

January 11, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The Alienist takes place in 1896 New York City, where a serial killer is at work.  Theodore Roosevelt, the newly appointed police commissioner, has appointed an unusual trio to attempt to track down the killer:  New York Times reporter, John Schuyler Moore, a psychologist, or "alienist", Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, and a secretary in the police department, Sara Howard.  Working in secret this unlikely team embarks on a revolutionary effort in criminology - amassing a psychological profile of the man they…

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February 2016

Love, Shakespeare

February 14, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Reading and Interpreting the Sonnets Add a bit of literary romance to your Valentine’s Day. Join Jack Gilpin, actor; Joe Godfrey, playwright and actor; Elizabeth Hubbard, actor; and Ellen McCourt, Chair of the Board of the Irish Repertory Theatre for a reading of Shakespeare’s love sonnets, accompanied by wine, sweets, and a fire in the hearth. Doug Winkel, long time Shepaug English Teacher and Play Director, will moderate informal discussions between sonnets and help the audience explore, among other things,…

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June 2016

Book Sale Preview Party

June 3, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Annual Book Sale at the Hodge Preview Party $20/single $35/couple Champagne, Wine, Lemonade, Hors d’oeuvres, Chinese Auction This is the first opportunity to purchase books. Book Sale continues Saturday, June 4 9am-4pm and Sunday, June 5 noon-3pm

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Annual Book Sale

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Friends of the Library Annual Booksale 9am-4pm

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Annual Book Sale

June 5, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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 Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale LAST DAY! Half price books and $5 bags!

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October 2016

Poetry from Hell: Dante’s Inferno, Marlowe’s Faust and more

October 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join special guest readers Ellen McCourt, Joe Godfrey, Ann McDonough, Elizabeth Hubbard, and Jenny Schuck as we explore the dark side of poetry accompanied by refreshments and a devilish blaze in the fireplace. Doug Winkel, former Shepaug English Teacher and Play Director, will moderate informal discussions about each poem and help the audience explore, among other things, the poem's form, symbols, as well as the context and scope of each piece.  Audience participation, input, questions, and costumes are encouraged! This event…

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December 2016

Holiday Book Sale

December 3, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join us at the Hodge library for a mini book sale in support of the Friends of Roxbury Library. Enjoy a fire in the fireplace and a cup of hot cocoa while perusing a selection of new and antique books for sale. You'll be sure to find unique gifts for the special people in your life!

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February 2017

Elizabethan Love Poems

February 19, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join us for an afternoon of Elizabethan love poetry read by some of Roxbury's most illustrious residents with insights by our own Doug Winkel. Refreshments will be served.   RSVP is required. Click here to RSVP.

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June 2017

Annual Book Sale Preview Party

June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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  Annual Book Sale at the Hodge Preview Party $20/single $35/couple Champagne, Wine, Lemonade, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, and Raffle Prizes. This is the first opportunity to purchase books. Click here to purchase tickets! Tickets will also be available at the door. Book Sale continues Saturday, June 3  9am-4pm and Sunday, June 4 noon-3pm

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Annual Book Sale

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Benefiting the Friends of the Roxbury Library Look for amazing deals on thousands of books! Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Roxbury Library who support library programs and circulating materials.

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Annual Book Sale

June 4, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Benefiting the Friends of the Roxbury Library Look for amazing deals on thousands of books! Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Roxbury Library who support library programs and circulating materials.   Extra good deals on Sunday!

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October 2017

Phillip Kappel, Roxbury Artist of the Sea

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The Hodge Memorial Library: Celebrating 80 Years Marc Chabot will discuss the work of Phillip Kappel, a local printmaker. Etcher and book illustrator Philip Kappel was employed as an artist by several American steamship lines. He made six trips around the world on sailing vessels to gather themes, mainly maritime, for his etchings, which held by major American museums and the Biblotheque National in Paris. His artwork constitutes a record of the shipping industry in the United States at its…

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From Hollywood to Flour Sacks: Fashion of the 1930s

October 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The Hodge Memorial Library: Celebrating 80 Years Developments in fashion will be the topic of Susan Jerome’s lecture on October 12. The 1930s were an interesting and contradictory time - the Great Depression combined with people scraping together a nickel every few weeks to go see a movie that reflected glamour and elegance. Hollywood’s impact on fashion from celebrities really began at this time. Women fantasized about dressing like Jean Harlow or Norma Shearer while using feed sacks to make…

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Governor Wilbur Cross in Depression Connecticut: New Deal or Re-shuffle?

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The Hodge Memorial Library: Celebrating 80 Years Retired Trinity College professor Eugene Leach will present "Governor Wilbur Cross in Depression Connecticut:  New Deal or Re-shuffle"?  on October 19. Although now remembered mostly because of a highway named after him, Wilbur Cross was an English professor and literary critic who was elected to the governorship after retiring from Yale. A Democrat, Cross served for four two-year terms, from January 7, 1931 to January 4, 1939. He is credited with passage of…

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Screening – Home of the Brave: When Southbury Said No to the Nazis

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The Hodge Memorial Library: Celebrating 80 Years Award-winning documentary film maker Scott Sniffen will present his film about an extraordinary moment in Southbury. In the 1930s, The German American Bund was building training camps across the US. The Bund was tied with the Nazi party in Germany and organized and aligned itself with Nazi beliefs and goals. The camps were quietly being built in rural sections in the US with little resistance from the towns they were established in. In…

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December 2017

Holiday Book Sale

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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One Day Only! Stop by the Hodge Library to find bargains on beautiful books, old and new, suitable for gifting!  

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Dulce Domum: A holiday reading with Doug Schlicher

December 16, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Actor Doug Schlicher returns to Roxbury with a Winter Solstice/Christmas reading from the children’s classic “Wind in the Willows". To match the coziness of the tale, the reading this year will be held at the Hodge Library & Museum, where a fire will be blazing in the inglenook and refreshments will be served. All are invited to enjoy this reading, which offers delights for every age. The chapter “Dulce Domum” tells of Rat and Mole heeding the call of Home…

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Wine Tasting

December 18, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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with John Bourdeau of The Owl in New Preston Join us for a special evening of wine tasting at the Hodge. Restaurateur John Bourdeau will bring a selection of interesting wines to sample and discuss. Attendance is strictly limited. THIS IS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. CALL THE LIBRARY AT 860-350-2181 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST.

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February 2018

Love, Shakespeare

February 14, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At the Hodge (4 North St.) Add a bit of literary romance to your Valentine’s Day. Join some of Roxbury's most talented actors for a reading of Shakespeare’s love sonnets, accompanied by wine, sweets, and a fire in the hearth. Doug Winkel, long time Shepaug English Teacher and Play Director, will moderate informal discussions between sonnets and help the audience explore, among other things, the sonnet form, symbols, and the context and scope of Shakespeare’s love sonnets. The sonnets will…

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June 2018

Annual Book Sale Preview Party

June 1, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Annual Book Sale at the Hodge Preview Party $20/single $35/couple Champagne, Wine, Lemonade, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, and Raffle Prizes. This is the first opportunity to purchase books. Tickets will be available at the door. Book Sale continues Saturday, June 3  9am-4pm and Sunday, June 4 noon-3pm

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September 2018

Pop-up Pub

September 22, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join your friends and neighbors at Roxbury's one-and-only pub! For one night we're turning the beautiful Hodge Library into a cozy pub where you can eat, drink, and be merry. The event is free to attend. Small bites will be available but feel free to BYO Dinner. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with proceeds going towards the restoration of the Hodge. Sit back, enjoy a refreshing beverage, listen to some amazing live music, play games, have fun!…

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October 2018

Book Collection Day

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library! Please no magazines or tapes (VHS or Cassette).

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November 2018

Poetry of World War I

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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The War to End All Wars lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918. In the wake of such devastation, poets both amateur and professional put pen to paper. On the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, join Doug Winkle and a cast of talented readers as we explore the poetry of the First World War, from their historical context to their literary power. Discussion is encouraged. Refreshments will be served.

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December 2018

Holiday Book Sale

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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One Day Only! Stop by the Hodge Library to find bargains on beautiful books, old and new, suitable for gifting!

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Pop-Up Pub

December 7, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join us for another special Pop-Up Pub at the Hodge Memorial Library! We'll have a selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages along with some small bites (feel free to bring your own food if you'd like!) The Friends of the Library's book store "The Next Chapter" will also be open for business and browsing!   Special thanks to Black Hog Brewing for helping to sponsor this event! Proceeds benefit our Children's Programming Budget and Summer Reading Program.

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Holiday Reading

December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Doug Schlicher reads Frederick Forsyth's The Shepherd. Fireside at the Hodge Library. Refreshments will be served.

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January 2019

Book Donation Day

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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Pop-up Pub at the Hodge

January 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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It may be cold outside, but that's no reason to stay in! Join us for another special Pop-Up Pub at the Hodge Memorial Library! We'll have a selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages along with some small bites (feel free to bring your own food if you'd like!) The Friends of the Library's book store "The Next Chapter" will also be open for business and browsing!

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February 2019

Book Donation Day

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

February 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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March 2019

Book Donation Day

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

March 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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Pop-Up Pub at the Hodge

March 22, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Spring has sprung! Celebrate the changing seasons with another special Pop-Up Pub at the Hodge featuring Stony Creek Brewery! We’ll have a selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages along with some small bites (feel free to bring your own food if you’d like!) Proceeds benefit Children's Programming at the Library. The Friends of the Library’s book store “The Next Chapter” will also be open for business and browsing!

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Poetry for April Fools

March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join host Doug Winkel and a cast of talented readers for a delightful afternoon of comedic poetry at the Hodge Library. Refreshments will be served.

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April 2019

Book Donation Day

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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Poetry Reading

April 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join us for an afternoon of original poetry featuring Howie Faerstein and Roger Netzer. Refreshments will be served.

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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May 2019

Pop-Up Pub

May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Derby Day edition! Dust off your fancy hats and join us over at the Hodge Library for a special Derby Day edition Pop-up Pub! Local craft beer on draft from Bad Dream Brewing in New Milford, wine, and (you guessed it) MINT JULEPS! Live music, games, snacks, and good cheer.   All proceeds benefit Children's Programming at the Library.

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Accordion Stories from the Heart

May 5, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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An Author Talk and Mini-Concert Join Canaan, Conn. author Angelo Paul Ramunni who will share stories from his newly-published book “Accordion Stories from the Heart” and perform several accordion songs and answer questions. Books will be available for purchase and author’s signature before and after event.

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Book Donation Day

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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June 2019

Book Donation Day

June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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July 2019

Book Donation Day

July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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August 2019

Pop-up Pub

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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with Newtown's Reverie Brewing   Fun! Food! Games! Drinks!   Proceeds benefit the Library.

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Book Donation Day

August 10, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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September 2019

Book Donation Day

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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Poetry Reading

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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with Davyne Verstandig, Dimitry Rimsky, and J.E.A. Wallace Davyne Verstandig is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the UConn Hartford Campus. Her books include two books of poetry, Pieces of the Whole and Provisions and her work appears in Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World, Songs of the Marrow Bone and Where Beach Meets Ocean. She has also performed improvisational work "composing on the tongue" painting and poetry at The Knitting Factory and Housing Works Cafè in New York City and given readings throughout New England.…

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October 2019

The Grotesque 10

October 7, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent flyer miles, Mathew Duman embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. Mathew found that this sculpture makes its home within a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has collected his findings in…

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Book Donation Day

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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You Are Not Alone

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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with Author and Psychic Medium Sydney Sherman This event is SOLD OUT. Standing room may be available. Registration is required. Click HERE to register. Through countless stories and good humor, Ms. Sherman shares some of her experiences with the spirit world and how she at first came to understand and accept her gift. As a founder of Connecticut Ghost Hunters, she also has experience investigating paranormal occurrences and debunking myths about the spirit world and the afterlife.

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Pop-Up Pub

October 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Halloween edition! The Hodge will be decked out in its halloween finest. We hope you'll dress up too! Join your friends and neighbors for fun, spirits, and a spooky good time.

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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November 2019

Book Donation Day

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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December 2019

Holiday Book Sale

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Stop in at the Hodge for our annual Holiday Book Sale! Hundreds of new and giftable books available at incredible prices!

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Holiday Concert: earlybird

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Join us for a festive holiday concert of renaissance music at the Hodge Library featuring local ensemble earlybird. earlybird began as a few friends meeting around the table each week for the pleasure of singing all kinds of music, particularly that of the Renaissance. They have performed at churches and small venues throughout Connecticut. A favorite location is the old train tunnel at Steep Rock preserve in Washington. Members are Jim Barrett (Winsted) bass and recorder; Laura Evans (Roxbury) alto; Sarah…

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Solstice Pop-up Pub

December 21, 2019 @ 4:23 PM - 8:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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It's the longest night of the year. Start it off right with friends and neighbors fireside at the cozy Hodge Library for a celebratory winter solstice pub. Beer, wine, and other beverages will be available for sale with proceeds benefiting the library. The Next Chapter Bookstore will also be open for browsing and finding that perfect last minute gift. The fun starts at sunset (don't forget your druid cloak).

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January 2020

Book Donation Day

January 11 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 11, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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At The Hodge Library (4 North St.) Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Roxbury Library for their book store The Next Chapter! Please no magazines, tapes (VHS or Cassette), encyclopedias, dictionaries, or textbooks.   If bad weather is forecast, donations will be accepted the next day (Sunday) from 1-3pm

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The Next Chapter Bookstore OPEN

January 18 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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Find something new to read or a unique gift for a loved one! The Next Chapter Bookstore  is open on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Check back often for new items!   In the case of a weather-related closure, The Next Chapter will be open the following Saturday (4th Saturday of the month).

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Kent Falls Brewing Pop-up Pub

January 24 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North Street
Roxbury, 06783
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We're so excited to welcome Kent Falls Brewing Company to our next Pop-up Pub! Located about 20 minutes away near the shores of Lake Waramaug, Kent Falls is Connecticut's first farm brewery. You'll have the chance to meet the great people of Kent Falls and try some of their famously delicious beer. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Library. Snacks will be provided but feel free to bring your own if you'd like.

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