1 March 2019. CONNECTIONS . LIBRARY HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9-9; Friday 9-5:30; Saturday 9-5; Sunday 1-5. W O M E N ' S H I S TO RY M O N T H. History of the York Community Conversations Correctional Institution with Kevin Booker, Jr. THURS., MAR. 14, 7 PM WED., MAR. 27, 7 PM. The York Correctional Institution, Shades of Women . formally the Janet S. York Correctional This discussion will take place Institution, is Connecticut's only among women of various racial and prison for women. The facility opened socioeconomic backgrounds. The A Woman with a Railroad: in its current form in October 1994, panelists will shed light on the and houses a maximum of 1500 at a trials and tribulations they have The Story of Harriet Tubman range of security levels from encountered, exploring the SUN., MAR. 10, 3 PM minimum to super maximum.
2 Complexities of what it is like to be Join us for an unparalleled post-civil Learn the history from retired a woman in the 21st century. war reenactment of Harriet Tubman, corrections officer, Paul Harrison, and performed by Adwoa Bandele-Asante, John Carboni, the current locksmith, This original production is who was born at the prison. suitable for all ages. Celebrate 300 Years of Book Discussion Connecticut's Remarkable TUES., MAR. 12, 7 PM Women Tenth Annual The Other Einstein TUES., MAR. 19, 7 PM Local History Fair by Marie Benedict Join us for an interactive multimedia SAT., MAR. 30, 12 3 PM. This novel offers a program by the Connecticut Women's window into the life of Hall of Fame, and learn about some of The public is invited to speak with a brilliant, fascinating our state's most remarkable women.
3 Representatives from a variety woman whose light was Be inspired as you learn about of historical societies from Groton lost in an enormous well-known figures like Ella Grasso, and surrounding towns to discover shadow. It is the story of Einstein's Katharine Hepburn and Marian what the organizations offer or wife, a brilliant physicist in her own Anderson as well as lesser known just to reminisce about the good right, whose contribution to the personalities. This presentation will old days. Displays featuring special theory of relativity is hotly introduce the Hall of Fame, its mission photographs, maps, and other debated and may have been inspired and programs, and give a panoramic items will tell the story of each by her insight. Copies of the book are view of some of its 118 inductees organization. Local history books available at the Library.
4 From across all fields of endeavor, and other memorabilia will be If time allows, we will also cover from politics and sports to the arts available for purchase. Door prizes February's book, The Hate U Give. and sciences. will be drawn for those who attend, including two Kindle Tablets. Groton Public Library | | 860-441-6750 | 52 Newtown Road | Groton , CT 06340. 2. ADULTS. March Matinee Movies Job Club Social Security Timing MON., 2 PM MON., 12 2 PM & 5 7 PM TUES., MAR. 12, 7 PM. March 4: Winter's Bone (2010) MAR. 4, 11, 18, 25 & SAT., MAR. 23, 10 AM. Ozarks teen Ree Dolly Looking for work? Join the club! Ask Rick Mattson of Morin Associates, LLC. risks her life to find our staff for advice on everything will answer questions about when her criminal father related to the job search, including job and how to elect Social Security and after he puts up the applications, resumes, cover letters, how to integrate it into a tax-efficient family home to cover interview skills and more.
5 Retirement income plan. By employing his bail and then smart strategy, both in electing vanishes without a Jazz at Lincoln Center Digital benefits and drawing from other trace. Should Ree fail to locate him Concert Series investments, many people can quickly, her family will be experience substantial tax savings. FRI., MAR. 8, 7 PM. homeless. Rated R, 100 minutes. Blood on the Fields, Part II Beginner's Genealogy Club Wynton Marsalis became the first Jazz THURS., MAR. 21, 3:30 PM. March 11: Grumpy artist to receive a Pulitzer Prize in Old Men (1993). music, thanks to his landmark Medicare: Turning 65. Longtime rivals oratorio Blood on the Fields. An TUES., MAR. 26, 7 PM. compete for the ambitious, sprawling work that attentions of a widow, explores themes of slavery and Rick Mattson of Morin Associates, LLC.
6 Their alluring new freedom, Blood on the Fields cemented will discuss the basic parts of neighbor; but they Marsalis' space as one of the most Medicare including Medicare Part A. may have to reconcile when their innovative and ambitious composers and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, adult children become attracted to in Jazz today, taking his cues from Part D prescription plans and one another. Rated PG-13, 104 other genre-defying artists like Duke supplemental plan coverage. There minutes. Ellington and Charles Mingus. will be a question and answer session following the presentation. March 18: Gosford Park (2001) Home Buying 101 Genealogy Club The cruel owner of a MON., MAR. 11, 5:30 PM. THURS., MAR. 28, 3:30 PM. British estate is killed Potential home buyers are during a weekend encouraged to attend this Meet with other people interested in shooting party in this informational program to learn more researching their family history, and wry mystery.
7 Later, about the buying process, the learn research techniques, databases, the guests are differences between renting versus websites, and everything related to ordered to stay at the owning, and the various mortgage genealogy. This meeting tends to be mansion while the police products and programs that are for the more advanced researcher. investigate the killing. available. This program is sponsored Rated R, 137 minutes. by Liberty Bank. New Public Services Manager The Library is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Spellmon to the position of Manager of Library Public Services. Michael joined Groton Public Library in 2007 and has served in the role of Sunday Supervisor, and most recently, served in the position of Librarian II. Michael is known to the Groton community not only as a Librarian, but also as the Library's resident local history and genealogy expert.
8 He brings over 20 years' experience in management and administration to his new supervisory role. Congratulations, Michael! Groton Public Library | | 860-441-6750 | 52 Newtown Road | Groton , CT 06340. 3. TEENS. JOIN US. IN TEENSCAPE Job Club Queer Lit GRADES 6-12 MON., 5 7 PM THURS., MAR. 14, 6 PM. MAR. 4, 11, 18, 25 Join us for a book club Teen of the Month Looking to write your resume or search for that perfect after-school that celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community. job? Job Club has evening hours that Teens are invited to take are open to high school students. part in the conversation Stop in for help with resumes, college as we read books by and applications, job searching, cover about queer people. We letters and interviews. will be discussing Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Techy Teens & Savvy Seniors Copies of next month's book selection will be distributed on a first-come, WED.
9 , MAR. 6, 4 PM first-served basis. Please note: this program meets at the This event is hosted in partnership Groton Senior Center. Teens are with OutCT of New London County. invited to this workshop to help seniors with their computers, phones and devices. Contact Ms. Jessa for Careers in: Social Work volunteer applications. THURS., MAR. 21, 6 PM. Join us for a night of career Service Saturday exploration and networking. Teens and adults are invited to meet SAT., MAR. 9, 2 PM. Each month the Library features professionals currently working in teens that have demonstrated Earn up to two hours of service by the social work field. This is a casual kindness, respect, and thoughtful helping with projects and events at event, filled with conversation and behavior while using the library. the Groton Public Library.
10 Light refreshments, not a job fair or This month, we are pleased to To register, visit the SignUp link at recruitment event. recognize Jade Williams as our Teen of the Month. Teen Gaming Demos Jade is a regular after-school library FRI., MAR. 22, 3:30 PM. visitor and dedicated student who often spends her time working on Join us in Teenscape for console, homework. When she is finished, computer and tabletop board games. Jade likes to hang out with her Each month we will try a new or friends. While she has a core group, classic game. Jade is a friend to everyone and is STEAM Labs MAR. - Forbidden Island the first to welcome new people to TUES., MAR. 12, 3:30 PM APR. - Trivial Pursuit Teenscape. She actively follows the STEAM: science, technology, MAY - Superfight rules and encourages her peers to engineering, art and math.