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April News

Cookbook Book Club - Julia Child: A Culinary Celebration

Celebrate the culinary wonders of Julia Child, her life and her food, at the Bill Memorial Library on Thursday, April 20th at 6 PM. A part of the library's popular cookbook book club, participants should prepare and bring a Julia Child food dish and recipe to share. Titillating conversation about this cooking icon will no doubt be included in the festivities. The Bill Memorial Library has a large collection of Julia Child books and recipes on hand in anticipation of this event. For more information, check out our flyer here.



Escape the Room

You have one hour. Can you Escape the Library? Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to the Bill Memorial Library on Friday, April 21st at 5:00 pm for this special After Hours program. Participants will complete the literary themed escape game, "The Mighty Pen", and attempt to escape our Teen Room using only their wits. This program is free and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Library at (860) 445-0392 to register. The Library will be closed to all other patrons for this After Hours program. Participants are asked to arrive no later than 5:15pm. For more information, check out our flyer here.



Messy Science Night

We've been blinded with Messy Science! Teens in grades 6-8 are invited to the Bill Memorial Library for an evening of messy science experiments. Join us on Thursday, April 27th at 6:00 p.m. as we create popsicle stick chain reactions, write in invisible ink, and investigate the chemical reaction between soda and mints. This event will take place outside. In the event of rain, please call the Library for more information. This event is free, and registration is appreciated. Please call the Library at (860) 445-0392 for more information or to register. For more information, check out our flyer here.



Marigolds for Mom (Or Any Special Person!)

Need a little gift for Mom or any other special person? Children are invited to the Bill Memorial Library on Saturday, May 13, 2017 between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to decorate a clay pot and fill it with a beautiful plant to take home. All ages are welcome, but younger children will need an adult to help them. You can register by calling the library at 860-445-0392 or stopping by the front desk. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, check out our flyer here.



Spring Time = Free Seeds!

The Bill Memorial Library is a Seed Lending Library! Drop by the library to pick up your 2 packets of free seeds! We carry vegetable and wildflower seeds to help you start your garden this spring. Special thanks to the North Stonington Seed Lending Program at Wheeler Library for partnering with us in this program. For more information, check out our flyer here.



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Below the Belt
The Dangerous Ladies Affair
The Nowhere Man
The Spy
Her Every Fear
Killing Adonis
The Bear and the Nightingale
Victoria
The Lady of the Lakes: The True Love Story of Sir Walter Scott
The Burning Page
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth
The Sleepwalker
The Midnight Bell
The Dry
The Old Man
Hey Harry, Hey Matilda
The Girl in Green
A Perilous Undertaking
Fever Dream
Burning Bright


Bill Memorial Library's favorite books »

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The Magnolia Story
Never Never
Different Class
Leopard At The Door
Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
L'art de la Simplicité: How to Live More with Less
The Drug Hunters: The Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines
All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) About Beating the System
Framed: Why Michael Skakel Spent Over a Decade in Prison For a Murder He Didn't Commit
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes
Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret


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