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Minor Memorial Library

23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States

May 2019

Rain Gardens

May 30 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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With Cynthia Rabinowitz, executive director of the Northwest Conservation District. Rain gardens clean stormwater runoff that run from roads, driveways, parking lots and other impervious surfaces which carry pollutants into local rivers, streams and Long Island Sound. Ms. Rabinowitz will present a program on the multiple benefits of rain gardens, why they are important for the environment and techniques required to create one in your own yard.

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June 2019

Algae Blooms in Connecticut

June 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Learn about the efforts to monitor and better understand this public health hazard to our local beaches. With Edwin Wong, PhD, Molecular Biology at Western Connecticut State University.

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How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal

June 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Nocturnal Animals

June 22 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Discover the world of night animals and explore how their tools and behaviors help them do their jobs under the cover of darkness. From excellent hearing to silent flight, we’ll explore some of the best nocturnal adaptations. Meet live animals from the “night crew”.

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Movies & Popcorn

June 24 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Storytime

June 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Books, Rhymes, Movement, and Crafts.   Special bilingual edition Once Upon a Cuento on the last Friday of the month.

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Studio Stars: 25th Anniversary Art Show

June 29 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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The Minor Memorial Library is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with Studio Stars, a very special secret artists exhibition and sale featuring works from over 75 Roxbury artists and Community Studio alumni including Carrie Beckmann, Barry Blitt, Nancy Lasar, Katie Re Scheidt, Jack Rosenberg, Phil Stone, and Tom Yost. All 10" x 10" pieces are priced at $100 with proceeds benefiting the library. Artists will be revealed at the end of the show! The exhibition opens June 29th with a special…

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July 2019

Movies & Popcorn

July 1 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Storytime

July 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Books, Rhymes, Movement, and Crafts.   Special bilingual edition Once Upon a Cuento on the last Friday of the month.

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Caravan Puppets – Journey to the Moon

July 6 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Join Astronaut Alta as she blasts off to adventure. Caravan’s fact-filled space fantasy includes rocket travel, lunar exploration, and even extra-terrestrial contact. Hand crafted puppets made from unusual materials capture the imagination in a funny interactive program.

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Movies & Popcorn

July 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Storytime

July 12 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Books, Rhymes, Movement, and Crafts.   Special bilingual edition Once Upon a Cuento on the last Friday of the month.

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Living in Space

July 13 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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What's it like to live in space? Children will explore the various demands and challenges facing astronauts and the scientists who sent them into space. They will investigate astronaut training, mobility, and life support. They will experience astronaut life for themselves as they participate in a construction chamber mission.

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Movies & Popcorn

July 15 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Storytime

July 19 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Books, Rhymes, Movement, and Crafts.   Special bilingual edition Once Upon a Cuento on the last Friday of the month.

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What’s in the Universe?

July 20 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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NASA representative Kristine Larsen, Ph.D., introduces children to things in space. Touch real space rocks. Create and take home your own Styrofoam Saturn.

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Movies & Popcorn

July 22 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Radical Robots

July 27 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Children discover how robots work and are introduced to several real-life examples. Children move through learning centers to test and differentiate between robots, automatons, and remote-control devices. They learn how robotic devices use sensors to learn about their environment. Children build and take home a mechanical robot hand. Summer Reading Finale …Cake & door prizes.

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