Adult Events

October 26, 2020
  • Virtual Cookbook Book Club

    October 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Let's give this Cookbook Book Club another go!

    Fall is upon us. And the weather is getting colder. For this month's cookbook book club, pick a new or favorite crock pot recipe, make it, and join us on Monday, October 26 at 1:00 PM to show off your creation. A selection of cookbooks are available behind the Lending Desk at the Main Library or on Hoopla as an e-book. For questions, please e-mail Reference Librarian Danielle at tapper@townofwindsorct.com.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register here https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/ 

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October 27, 2020
  • Stress Management: a Proactive Approach (Virtual Workshop)

    October 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Stress is very common today and can wreak havoc on our health andwell-being. This engaging, interactive, and experiential workshop will equipyou with a variety of strategies and tools for optimal stress management.

    Presented by Jill Patterson, RDN, is an award-winning registered dietitiannutritionist, certified fitness instructor and personal trainer. Shespecializes in employee wellness and school nutrition and is passionate abouthelping people live their happiest healthiest lives! 

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/

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October 29, 2020
  • Why Crafting Matters with Perri Klass, MD

    October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    If you’re turning to crafting while at home this year, you’re not alone. We craft because it feels good. Listen to New York Times columnist and award-winning author Dr. Perri Klass talk via Zoom about the importance of crafting during emotionally intense times. You are welcome to craft along with us while at home. 

    Perri Klass is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She writes the weekly column,“The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section. She has written extensively about medicine, children, literacy, and knitting. Her new book, out October 13th, A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, is an account of how victories over infant and child mortality have changed the world.

    She is also a prolific knitter. She writes about her time training as a pediatrician: “I had a lot to say about the ways that knitting mattered to me during those emotionally intense years of taking care of very sick children, those sleep-deprived years of long nights in the hospital."

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/   

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October 31, 2020
  • Virtual Halloween Trivia

    October 31, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Back by popular demand, the Main Library will be offering a Halloween inspired trivia on Saturday, October 31 at 10:30 AM. A forewarning - this trivia is intended for an adult audience. Top two winners will receive prizes.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register at www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/

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November 2, 2020
  • Children's Mental Health During a Pandemic with Perri Klass, MD

    November 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Perri Klass is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She writes the weekly column, “The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section. She has written extensively about medicine, children, literacy, and knitting. Her new book, out October 13th, A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, is an account of how victories over infant and child mortality have changed the world.

    She recently wrote for The New York Times about such topics as “Helping Children with Pandemic Grief”, “How Children’s Sleep Habits Have Changed in the Pandemic,” and “When Things Aren’t OK with a Child’s Mental Health” and she will be speaking with the Windsor Public Library audience via Zoom about your children’s mental health during the pandemic. 

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/  

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November 9, 2020
  • Tips & Tricks for the Remote Learner

    November 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Schooling at home and homeschooling are different, but there's also a lot of overlap. Get some tips and tricks for Remote Learning from a 20 year homeschool veteran. Join Linda Hincks, who brought us Homeschooling 101 in August, to talk about how to relieve overscheduling stress, revive energy for learning and much more on Monday, November 9 at 6:00 PM over Zoom. Please send questions and concerns to windsorlibrary2018@gmail.com in advance for Linda to be able to answer during this seminar.   Let's talk about what's most useful for you.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.     

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November 10, 2020
  • Cut the Cord Q & A

    November 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    New Streaming services pop up every day, some are greatalternatives to cable and some are simply for bingeing. If you are ready tomake the switch or even if you already have, check out our TechHelp page on our website for all the information.  Then join our ITLibrarian, Denise Ricotta on Zoom for a Cut the Cord Q & A. We’ll talkabout the differences between streaming services and broadcast options on Tuesday, November 10 at 3:30 pm.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, pleaseregister on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.   

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November 12, 2020
  • Virtual Book Club

    November 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Our November discussion will be on Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. This book can be found in physical book format at the library - either through curbside pick up or coming into the library itself. 

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.   

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November 14, 2020
  • Cut the Cord Q & A

    November 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    New Streaming services pop up every day, some are great alternatives to cable and some are simply for bingeing. If you are ready to make the switch or even if you already have, check out our Tech Help page on our website for all the information.  Then join our IT Librarian, Denise Ricotta on Zoom for a Cut the Cord Q & A. We’ll talk about the differences between streaming services and broadcast options on Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 AM.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.   

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November 19, 2020
  • Virtual DIY Wreath Workshop Take & Make

    November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    'Tis the season! Join the craft queens from Creative Party Rescue for a 1-hour workshop to create your own decorative wreath. Perfect to hang or gift to a loved one.

    Registered participants will receive a take-home kit to follow along. You may also use your own materials, if you prefer. 

    Limited to first 15 people. In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/  

    Registration will close on Thursday, November 12 at 5:00 PM. Kits will be available for pick up Monday,  November 16 and Thursday, November 19, at 4pm. 

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November 21, 2020
  • Modern Calligraphy

    November 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Come learn the popular and playful Modern Calligraphy taught by calligrapher, Debby Reelitz. You will learn where this style comes from, strategies on how to create this lettering style and end with a project. Bring a short quote (3-8 words) with you to class!

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register on our website at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.   

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November 23, 2020
  • Virtual Cookbook Book Club

    November 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Let's give this Cookbook Book Club another go!

    The holidays are upon us. For this month's cookbook book club, pick a new or favorite holiday dish, make it, and join us on Monday, November 23 at 1:00 PM to show off your creation. A selection of cookbooks are available behind the Lending Desk at the Main Library or on Hoopla as an e-book. For questions, please e-mail Reference Librarian Danielle at tapper@townofwindsorct.com.

    In order to participate with Zoom securely, please register here https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. The Zoom link will be sent out to registered parties 30 minutes before the program.    

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