Pequot Library calendar of events

Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT, (203) 259-0346, ext. 15, pequotlibrary.org

DECEMBER

Columbus Exhibition

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10:00am

The Columbus exhibit from Pequot Library’s Special Collections runs through January 15, 2016. It is open during normal library hours. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy Roundtable

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join genealogists Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield who will help answer your questions and provide new sources and strategies for research, or just come and browse the stacks. Beginners welcome! Location: Family & Local History Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Seasons Readings by JIB Productions, INC.

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Join JIB Productions, Inc., creators of Play with Your Food, for Seasons Readings, a production of short plays and stories that revolve around the holidays. Following the one hour Seasons Readings performance, join the cast for a festive reception of eggnog, cookies and other refreshments! Tickets are $30 in advance/$40 at the door.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, December 15, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through December 16. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Catch a Classic & a Slice Kid’s Book Club: The Lightning Thief Series

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief Series in this book club for school-age children, independent readers, or those being “read to.” This month’s book is The Titan’s Curse. Registration required. Pizza and drinks served. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 18

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, December 18, 2015, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Holiday Caroling Party and Open House

Friday, December 18, 2015, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

A holiday tradition continues! Join us at Pequot Library for caroling around the bonfire, crafts for all ages, and horse drawn carriage rides through Southport Village. Open to the public. Admission: One new, unwrapped children’s book which will be donated to the children of Bridgeport.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Columbus Exhibition

Saturday, December 19, 2015, 10:00am

The Columbus exhibit from Pequot Library’s Special Collections runs through January 15, 2016. It is open during normal library hours. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Tween/Teen Movie: Jurassic World

Monday, December 28, 2015, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Come watch the best movie of 2015! Pequot Library will be showing Jurassic World, with popcorn and candy for sale. Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is encouraged. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

Movie: A Walk in the Woods

Tuesday, December 29, 2015, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Come watch the movie adaption of the book, A Walk in the Woods. There will be candy and popcorn for sale. Registration is encouraged. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

Children’s Movie: Minions

Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Come watch the best children’s movie of 2015! Pequot Library will screen Minions with a Lego project afterwards. Popcorn and candy will be for sale. A caregiver must be present. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

JANUARY

Columbus Exhibition

Saturday, January 2, 2016, 10:00am

The Columbus exhibit from Pequot Library’s Special Collections runs through January 15, 2016. It is open during normal library hours. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Fireside Tales

Monday, January 4, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Fireside storyhour for fathers and their kids (ages 3+). Kids – wear your pajamas for bedtime stories. Make popcorn the old-fashioned way–in the fireplace! Drop-in, no registration required. Sessions this season include: Feb. 1. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am
(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to take, a finger play & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Meets every two weeks through March 1 (1/5, 1/19; 2/2, 2/16; 3/1). Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, January 7, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, January 7, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, January 7, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, January 8, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Page Turnings – Exploring America: Christopher Columbus                 

Friday, January 8, 2016, 10:45am

First Selectman Michael Tetreau kicks off the first “Page Turnings” of 2016 as our guest page turner. “Pages from Pequot” Exploring America: Christopher Columbus features material from Pequot Library’s Special Collections.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Dining with Downton!

Friday, January 8, 2016, 7:00pm

See Downton Abbey at Pequot Library before PBS airs it! Bring your own food and beverages, or order a prix fixe gourmet Downton-Inspired dinner service $25. Viewing is free, but registration is required. Register and/or purchase dinner service at pequotlibrary.org or by calling (203) 259-0346 ext. 19.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

Columbus Exhibition

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 10:00am

The Columbus exhibit from Pequot Library’s Special Collections runs through January 15, 2016. It is open during normal library hours. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy Roundtable

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join genealogists Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield who will help answer your questions and provide new sources and strategies for research, or just come and browse the stacks. Beginners welcome! Location: Family & Local History Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Music for Youth Free Young Persons’ Concert

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

The Final Round of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra’s Concerto Competition will be held at Pequot Library. Each of the seven finalists will play one movement of concerto for a panel of judges. Seating is general admission. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Meet the Author: Susan Brinchman at Pequot Library

Sunday, January 10, 2016, 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn about Gustave Whitehead the man who accomplished “first in powered flight,” the inventor of the airplane, as well as his connection to Fairfield. Susan Brinchman will present an author talk via Skype on her book Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight followed by a Q&A, book purchasing, and refreshments. Included live is guest speaker Andy Kosch, Connecticut teacher, who will be bringing a replica of the Whitehead #21 model. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am
(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to take, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Zumba Classes

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Let’s Lego Afternoons

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 4:15pm – 5:15pm

For kids of all ages. Build with our Lego blocks collection. Each session will have a different building theme and finished projects will be displayed in the Children’s Dept. for the following month. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

American Master Artists Series: Theatre

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tour the history of the American stage from the Puritans to the Pizzazz of Broadway. This is a community-based series of enriching and engaging illustrated slide talks surveying the history, controversies, and appreciation of American Theatre. A series of five lectures offering participants the chance to analyze, appreciate, and discover theatre. Taught by Dr. Martha LoManaco, Professor of Theatre, Resident Theatre Director, and Co-Producer of Theatre Fairfield at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30pm. Registration required.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, January 15, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Dining with Downton!

Friday, January 15, 2016, 7:00pm

See Downton Abbey at Pequot Library before PBS airs it! Bring your own food and beverages, or order a prix fixe gourmet Downton-Inspired dinner service $25. Viewing is free, but registration is required. Register and/or purchase dinner service at pequotlibrary.org or by calling (203) 259-0346 ext. 19.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

Music at Pequot Library: Furuya Sisters, Chamber Trio

Sunday, January 17, 2016, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

The Furuya Sisters are all graduates of Juilliard, all virtuosos with different instruments, and have played for audiences worldwide. They now bring their extraordinary talent to Pequot Library. This concert is part of the “Music at Pequot Library” 2015-2016 Season. Individual tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. All tickets are general admission. Doors open 30 minutes before performances begin.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am
(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Meets every two weeks through March 1 (1/5, 1/19; 2/2, 2/16; 3/1). Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Catch a Classic & a Slice Kid’s Book Club: The Lightning Thief Series

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief Series in this book club for school-age children, independent readers, or those being “read to.” This month’s book is The Battle of the Labyrinth. Registration required. Pizza and drinks served. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Zumba Classes

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

American Master Artists Series: Theatre

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tour the history of the American stage from the Puritans to the Pizzazz of Broadway. This is a community-based series of enriching and engaging illustrated slide talks surveying the history, controversies, and appreciation of American Theatre. A series of five lectures offering participants the chance to analyze, appreciate, and discover theatre. Taught by Dr. Martha LoManaco, Professor of Theatre, Resident Theatre Director, and Co-Producer of Theatre Fairfield at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30pm. Registration required.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, January 22, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Dining with Downton!

Friday, January 22, 2016, 7:00pm

See Downton Abbey at Pequot Library before PBS airs it! Bring your own food and beverages, or order a prix fixe gourmet Downton-Inspired dinner service $25. Viewing is free, but registration is required. Register and/or purchase dinner service at pequotlibrary.org or by calling (203) 259-0346 ext. 19.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am
(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Zumba Classes

Wednesday, January 27, 2015, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

American Master Artists Series: Theatre

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tour the history of the American stage from the Puritans to the Pizzazz of Broadway. This is a community-based series of enriching and engaging illustrated slide talks surveying the history, controversies, and appreciation of American Theatre. A series of five lectures offering participants the chance to analyze, appreciate, and discover theatre. Taught by Dr. Martha LoManaco, Professor of Theatre, Resident Theatre Director, and Co-Producer of Theatre Fairfield at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30pm. Registration required.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, January 29, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Dining with Downton!

Friday, January 29, 2016, 7:00pm

See Downton Abbey at Pequot Library before PBS airs it! Bring your own food and beverages, or order a prix fixe gourmet Downton-Inspired dinner service $25. Viewing is free, but registration is required. Register and/or purchase dinner service at pequotlibrary.org or by calling (203) 259-0346 ext. 19.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 19

pequotlibrary.org

 

FEBRUARY

Fireside Tales

Monday, February 1, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Fireside storyhour for fathers and their kids (ages 3+). Kids – wear your pajamas for bedtime stories. Make popcorn the old-fashioned way–in the fireplace! Drop-in, no registration required. Sessions this season include: Dec. 7, Jan. 4, and Feb. 1. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Monday, February 1, 2016, 10:00 – 6:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run from February 1 – April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am
(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Meets every two weeks through March 1 (1/5, 1/19; 2/2, 2/16; 3/1). Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Zumba Classes

Wednesday, February 3, 2015, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

American Master Artists Series: Theatre

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tour the history of the American stage from the Puritans to the Pizzazz of Broadway. This is a community-based series of enriching and engaging illustrated slide talks surveying the history, controversies, and appreciation of American Theatre. A series of five lectures offering participants the chance to analyze, appreciate, and discover theatre. Taught by Dr. Martha LoManaco, Professor of Theatre, Resident Theatre Director, and Co-Producer of Theatre Fairfield at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30pm. Registration required.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, February 5, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Fantastic Finds

Friday, February 5, 2016, 10:45am

On the First Friday of every month up to five items from Pequot Library’s treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts will be revealed and opened from a sealed box! The materials will be discussed and questions answered. Materials may be thematic or seasonal, and will always be engaging. Come . . . be enriched by the treasures! Led by Executive Director Heather-Marie Montilla, the program is free and all are welcome.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids’ Candymaking Workshop

Friday, February 5, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Grades K-8. This popular tradition celebrates 11 years! Make professional-looking chocolate treats for Valentine’s Day dessert and create your own gift box & card. $5 materials fee per child. Registration is required. Grade-schoolers will need parental help. Open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org


Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

For all ages. Celebrate this national event that reminds communities of their local library’s great services and programs. Pequot Library will have arts & crafts stations, storyhours, block building hours, and a free Music for Youth concert. Don’t forget to get your child’s first library card and have his/her picture taken for our board! Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Music for Youth Free Young Persons’ Concert

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Music for Youth and Pequot Library present the Brown-Canellakis Duo. Cellist, Nicholas Canellakis and pianist/composer Michael Brown will perform a combination of original compositions along with modern masterpieces and classics. This concert is free for adults attending with children. Adults attending without children are asked to make a goodwill donation that helps sustain future programs.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Meet the Author: Rich Wilson

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Rich Wilson will conduct a 30-40 minute author talk on his book Race France to France: Leave Antarctica to Starboard: An American in the Vendée Globe, Racing Solo, Non-Stop, Around the World an intense and engaging read about a global ocean race. The talk will be followed by a Q&A as well as book signing and refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

History of Mysteries Book Club

Monday, February 8, 2016, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Read and discuss some great mysteries with the ‘History of the Mystery Novel’ at Pequot Library. This month The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie and Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers will be discussed. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Zumba Classes

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

History of Mysteries Book Club

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Read and discuss some great mysteries with the ‘History of the Mystery Novel’ at Pequot Library. This month The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie and Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers will be discussed. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Let’s Lego Afternoons

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 4:15pm – 5:15pm

For kids of all ages. Build with our Lego blocks collection. Each session will have a different building theme and finished projects will be displayed in the Children’s Dept. for the following month. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

American Master Artists Series: Theatre

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tour the history of the American stage from the Puritans to the Pizzazz of Broadway. This is a community-based series of enriching and engaging illustrated slide talks surveying the history, controversies, and appreciation of American Theatre. A series of five lectures offering participants the chance to analyze, appreciate, and discover theatre. Taught by Dr. Martha LoManaco, Professor of Theatre, Resident Theatre Director, and Co-Producer of Theatre Fairfield at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30pm. Registration required.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, February 12, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Mid-Winter Book Sale

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00am – 5:00pm

The annual Mid-Winter Book Sale is the little sister of the Library’s nationally known Summer Book Sale. The Mid-Winter Sale is smaller but more intimate with many gems and bargains to be found. Categories include fiction, classics, mystery, biography, history, cookbooks, record albums, CDs, DVDs, Comics, and more. Location: Pequot Library’s Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and all are welome.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Genealogy Roundtable

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join genealogists Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield who will help answer your questions and provide new sources and strategies for research, or just come and browse the stacks. Beginners welcome! Location: Family & Local History Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Mid-Winter Book Sale

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 9:00am – 5:00pm

The annual Mid-Winter Book Sale is the little sister of the Library’s nationally known Summer Book Sale. The Mid-Winter Sale is smaller but more intimate with many gems and bargains to be found. Categories include fiction, classics, mystery, biography, history, cookbooks, record albums, CDs, DVDs, Comics, and more. Location: Pequot Library’s Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Meets every two weeks through March 1 (1/5, 1/19; 2/2, 2/16; 3/1). Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Catch a Classic & a Slice Kid’s Book Club: The Lightning Thief Series

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief Series in this book club for school-age children, independent readers, or those being “read to.” This month’s book is The Last Olympian. Registration required. Pizza and drinks served. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org
Zumba Classes

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Pequot Library and Interim Healthcare team up to offer Basic Zumba classes at Pequot Library with professional instructor and certified nutritionist, Nora Patumanon, MS, CDN. Join us for this Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, fitness program that helps make fitness fun. No experience necessary, open to all levels. Registration required. $10/class or $50 for all 5 classes.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Creative Writing Workshop Series

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Led by award-winning author Adair Heitmann, this workshop is open to beginning, intermediate, and advance writers. Heitmann, will briefly introduce each thematic concept and prompt (writing time: approx.15 – 30 minutes each). You are given the opportunity to share your words at the end of each session. For ages 17 and up. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 20

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wee People

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to take, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Scrabble Club

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

4th-8th graders: all levels of experience including beginners. Taught by Quinn Barry, protégé of renowned coach Cornelia Guest who has taken over 50 teams to the Nationals. Learn winning plays and strategy. $65 for 13 sessions. Runs through February 24. Registration encouraged.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, February 26, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

MARCH
Wee People

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

(24-36 months) Blast in for a theme-based tale or two, a craft to make, a fingerplay & song. Registration is required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Kids Knit! Moms Welcome!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Open to beginning – experienced knitters in grades 4+ with or without accompanying grownup knitters. Meets every two weeks through March 1 (1/5, 1/19; 2/2, 2/16; 3/1). Newcomers’ Note: Call for info on supplies to bring. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org
Wiggle Ones

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 10:30am – 11:00am

Weekly storytime for ages 12-24 months (walkers) through March 2. Includes nursery rhymes, fingerplays, music and a simple story. Registration is required and ongoing now. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

3 to 5 Beehive

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 10:15am – 10:45am

Weekly storytime for 3-5 year olds through March 3. Includes theme-based stories and a related craft. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Babes on a Blanket

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 11:00am – 11:45am

Baby play group for ages 0-12 months through March 3. Includes board books, toys, music and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play and socializing. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
American Masters Artists Series: Music
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This community based series of five lectures titled “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock, and American Society” will run every Thursday from March 3 – March 31, 2016. Focus will be on surveying the roots of American music, examining how technology affects music, and evaluation of the price musicians pay to achieve the American dream. Taught by Professor Brian Q. Toff Music Program Director at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, March 4, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Fantastic Finds

Friday, March 4, 2016, 10:45am

On the First Friday of every month up to five items from Pequot Library’s treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts will be revealed and opened from a sealed box! The materials will be discussed and questions answered. Materials may be thematic or seasonal, and will always be engaging. Come . . . be enriched by the treasures! Led by Executive Director Heather-Marie Montilla, the program is free and all are welcome.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

The Barclay Classes

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, three age groups meet at different times – 4:30pm; 6:00pm; 7:15pm

Third – seventh grades. Manners and Ballroom Dancing, including Table Manners. The gift of enrollment in The Barclay Classes will prove to be invaluable throughout your child’s life. The classes are held in an atmosphere conducive to learning self-control and good manners. Games are used to keep the children engaged. Confidence, poise and good manners learned early in life stay with us forever and will distinguish your child in any social, business or academic situation. Go to pequotlibrary.org for details.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 16

pequotlibrary.org
Fairfield County Giving Day

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 12:00am – 12:00pm
Show your love for all Pequot Library does by making a donation on Thursday, March 10. Together, we can increase local giving and shine a brighter light on our important work happening every day in our community. We invite you to join us during 2016 Fairfield County’s Giving Day. Donations are accepted through a safe and secure site, FCGives.org.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
American Masters Artists Series: Music
Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This community based series of five lectures titled “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock, and American Society” will run every Thursday from March 3 – March 31, 2016. Focus will be on surveying the roots of American music, examining how technology affects music, and evaluation of the price musicians pay to achieve the American dream. Taught by Professor Brian Q. Toff Music Program Director at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, March 11, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Genealogy Roundtable

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join genealogists Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield who will help answer your questions and provide new sources and strategies for research, or just come and browse the stacks. Beginners welcome! Location: Family & Local History Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Music for Youth Free Young Persons’ Concert
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Music for Youth and Pequot Library present: Svet Stoyanov, percussionist. Stoyanov is the Director and Associate Professor of Percussion Studies for the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. He’s performed in more than one thousand recitals and has presented over one hundred master classes worldwide. This concert is free for adults attending with children. Adults attending without children are asked to make a goodwill donation that helps sustain future programs.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
American Masters Artists Series: Music
Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This community based series of five lectures titled “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock, and American Society” will run every Thursday from March 3 – March 31, 2016. Focus will be on surveying the roots of American music, examining how technology affects music, and evaluation of the price musicians pay to achieve the American dream. Taught by Professor Brian Q. Toff Music Program Director at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, March 18, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Creative Writing Workshop Series

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Led by award-winning author Adair Heitmann, this workshop is open to beginning, intermediate, and advance writers. Heitmann, will briefly introduce each thematic concept and writing prompt (writing time: approx.15 – 30 minutes each). You are given the opportunity to share your words at the end of each session. For ages 17 and up. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 20

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
American Masters Artists Series: Music
Thursday, March 24, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This community based series of five lectures titled “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock, and American Society” will run every Thursday from March 3 – March 31, 2016. Focus will be on surveying the roots of American music, examining how technology affects music, and evaluation of the price musicians pay to achieve the American dream. Taught by Professor Brian Q. Toff Music Program Director at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

Genealogy 1-on-1

Friday, March 25, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Get customized assistance on your ancestry search from a knowledgeable researcher. Fridays from 10:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only (1 – 1 1/2 hours per appointment). To schedule an appointment, please contact Robyn Swan Filippone, MLS at [email protected] or call the Front Desk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Exploring: William Shakespeare                 

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10:00 – 4:00pm

The William Shakespeare exhibition from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books and materials will run through April 24, 2016. It is open during normal library hours, in the Rare Book Cases in the Reading Room and The Perkin Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

 

Meet the Author: John Steinbreder

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Want the inside scoop on Augusta and the Masters? You’ve come to the right place! John Steinbreder will be discussing his book From Turnberry to Tasmania where he takes readers around the world on amazing golf adventures. There will be a 30-40 minute author talk, followed by a Q&A, book signing, and refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
Pequot Purls Knitting Group

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Bring your latest knitting project to our weekly gathering of the Pequot Purls. All levels are welcome. Location: May Room. Free and open to the public.

Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org
American Masters Artists Series: Music
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This community based series of five lectures titled “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock, and American Society” will run every Thursday from March 3 – March 31, 2016. Focus will be on surveying the roots of American music, examining how technology affects music, and evaluation of the price musicians pay to achieve the American dream. Taught by Professor Brian Q. Toff Music Program Director at Fairfield University. Enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation with the professor starting at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.
Pequot Library

720 Pequot Avenue

Southport, CT

(203) 259-0346, ext. 15

pequotlibrary.org

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