April 8, 2013 – May 20, 2013
The Fairfield Woods Branch Library is hosting a four-part lecture series, Write Life with Dr. Mona Garcia,” on Mondays at 6:30 p.m., beginning April 8 and continuing on April 22, May 6 and 20.
The program will focus on women authors who left a permanent mark on 19-century English literature. The series will begin with Jane Austen and continue with Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Brontë Sisters and conclude with Elizabeth Gaskell.
April 15, 2013 – May 23, 2013
Dr. Mark Schenker will be focusing on the films of Stanley Kubrick in the third installment of his series, “How to Read a Film.” Film screenings will be on Mondays at 2 p.m. and discussions will follow on Thursdays at 7 in the Rotary Room in the main library at Fairfield Public Library.
The schedule is as follows: The Killing, April 15 and 18; Paths of Glory, April 22 and 25; Dr. Strangelove, April 29 and May 2; and Barry Lyndon, May 20 and 23.
The screening of Barry Lyndon on May 20 will take place at 1 due to the length of the film.
Registration is required; call 203-256-3160.
May 18, 2013
A seedling exchange will be held at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library on Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
The workshop, led by Eric Frisk, will begin at the library and move to the community garden for planting. Participants are encouraged to bring a few starter plants to exchange with other gardeners.
Advanced registration required; call 203-256-3160 or visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
May 21, 2013
Author Douglas Kennedy will talk about his new book, Five Days, at the Fairfield Public Library on Tuesday, May 21, at noon. A buffet lunch will be served after the presentation.
Registration required; call 203-256-3160 or visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
May 22, 2013
Webmaster Merry Uk will teach the basics of Facebook in the Rotary Room of the Fairfield Public Library’s main branch on Wednesday, May 22, from noon to 1 p.m.
To register, visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
May 23, 2013
Master consulting hypnotist Fern Tausig will present “Happiness is a Choice” at the next Fairfield Happiness Club meeting at the Fairfield Public Library on Thursday, May 23, from 7 to 8:45 p.m.
Admission is free. For more information, call Lionel Ketchian at 203-258-7777 or visit happinessclub.com.
June 1, 2013
To launch Pequot Library’s “Dig into Reading” program, The Marvelous Mutts will appear on the Great Lawn on Saturday, June 1, from 2 to 3 p.m. In case of rain, show will be held in the auditorium.
A team of mutts, all adopted from shelters, will perform feats of agility and focus. A meet and greet will follow. Bring a blanket or low chair.
For more information, call 203-259-0346, ext. 18.