Library Board Meetings
Board meetings are normally held on the
second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. and will
alternate between the two libraries.
Atwater: Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct.,
Smith: Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., Nov.
will arrive at the
Edward Smith Library on
a fire engine from the
Northford Fire Department
Dec. 7 @ 9:30
Enjoy a morning of holiday cheer, a continental
breakfast, games and crafts, and a picture with Santa!
Join us for a family-friendly,
stress-gree visit with Santa (especially for our Time
for Baby and Me and Toddler Time patrons)
by calling: 203 484-0469
Sat., Dec. 7
noon - 3
You are cordially
invited to attend a Downton Abbey Tea at the the Smith
Library on Sat., Dec 7. The tea will commence at high
We will spend the
afternoon with tea, some tasty Downton Treats, a spot
of trivia, and a glimpse of the last hour of Season
3, so you are all refreshed and ready for Season 4.
Dress in your finest
attire (okay, this is optional), and bring your fanciest
tea cup and saucer if you intend to join us for tea.
by calling the library or signing up at the adult circulation
desk at Smith.
Foreign Film Schedule -
Thursday, Dec. 5
Room with a View
Set during the Edwardian era, the film stars Helen
Bonham Carter as Lucy Honeychruch who like all proper
young British ladies is compelled to tour Europe in
the company of an older chaperone - in this instance,
her spinster cousin Charlotte Bartlett (Maggie Smith).
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
I've Loved You So Long
(Il y a longtemps que je t'aime)
This is a 2008 French-language drama written and directed
by Philippe Claudel. It tells the story of a woman struggling
to interact with her family and find her place in society
after spending fifteen years in prison.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
Mao's Last Dancer
The true story of Li Cunxin and his journey from rural
China to the bright lights of ballet stardom is brought
to the screen in this biographical drama from director
Bruce Beresford. In 1972, 11-year old Li Cunxin is living
with his parents, Niang and Dia, and six siblings while
attending a tumbledown school in Shandog province. Li's
life changes when representatives of Madame Mao's Bijing
Dance Academy visit his school.