Adult Programs – list

September 28, 2020
  • Virtual Cookbook Book Club

    September 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Let's give this Cookbook Book Club another go!

    Fall is upon us. For this month's cookbook book club, pick a new or favorite apple or pumpkin recipe, make it, and join us on Monday, September 28 at 1:00 PM to show off your creation. A selection of apple and pumpkin 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 3, 2020
  • Social Security: Your Questions Answered

    October 3, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Social security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. That's why it's so important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement. This educational workshop, presented by Dan Gilligan Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in Windsor, will examine how social security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefits, and ways to maximize benefits for the individual and spouse. We will also discuss taxes and how they impact benefits. This workshop will be presented virtually on Saturday, October 3 at 10:30 AM.

    To register, please go to https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/. For questions, please e-mail Danielle Tapper at tapper@townofwindsorct.com or call at 860-285-1925.  

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October 5, 2020
  • Occu-pie My Thoughts and I'm Going Bananas Kit Pick Up Week (Main Library)

    October 5, 2020 - October 8, 2020 @ 

    Registered patrons can pick up their sugar scrub and face mask kits this week. Register at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/and claim your kit today! FREE. Visit our event calendar or call (860) 285-1918 for more information.    

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October 6, 2020
  • Occu-pie My Thoughts and I'm Going Bananas Kit Pick Up Week (Main Library)

    October 5, 2020 - October 8, 2020 @ 

    Registered patrons can pick up their sugar scrub and face mask kits this week. Register at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/and claim your kit today! FREE. Visit our event calendar or call (860) 285-1918 for more information.    

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October 7, 2020
  • Occu-pie My Thoughts and I'm Going Bananas Kit Pick Up Week (Main Library)

    October 5, 2020 - October 8, 2020 @ 

    Registered patrons can pick up their sugar scrub and face mask kits this week. Register at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/and claim your kit today! FREE. Visit our event calendar or call (860) 285-1918 for more information.    

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October 8, 2020
  • Occu-pie My Thoughts and I'm Going Bananas Kit Pick Up Week (Main Library)

    October 5, 2020 - October 8, 2020 @ 

    Registered patrons can pick up their sugar scrub and face mask kits this week. Register at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/and claim your kit today! FREE. Visit our event calendar or call (860) 285-1918 for more information.    

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  • Virtual Book Club

    October 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Our October discussion will be on Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. 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/

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October 9, 2020
  • Occu-pie My Thoughts and I'm Going Bananas - DIY Maple Pumpkin Sugar Scrub and Banana Face Mask

    October 9, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Inspired by fall, enjoy putting together some tasty treats for your body in this program offered virtually through the Main Library. We will be doing a maple pumpkin sugar scrub and a banana face mask.

    Registered participants can pick up a take and make kit for these two activities, then join us virtually as Ehris and Velya from the Grounded Goodwife walk us through the process.

    Kits will be made available on Monday, October 5th at the Main Library. Register at https://www.windsorlibrary.com/adult/sign-up-for-a-program/ or call 860-285-1918 for more information.

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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 holidays are coming up. For this month's cookbook book club, pick a new or favorite holiday recipe, make it, and join us on Monday, September 28 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.

    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 NewYork University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She writes the weekly column,“The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section. She has writtenextensively about medicine, children, literacy, and knitting. Her new book, outOctober 13th, A Good Time toBe Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, is anaccount of how victories over infant and child mortality have changed theworld.

    She recently wrote for The New York Times about such topicsas “Helping Children with Pandemic Grief”, “How Children’s Sleep Habits HaveChanged in the Pandemic,” and “When Things Aren’t OK with a Child’s MentalHealth” and she will be speaking with the Windsor Public Library audience viaZoom 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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