Meet local author Patricia Barkman who will discuss her novel Lieber. It weaves the story of her long marriage to Leon Barkman with her own autobiography and fascinating memories of the couple’s travels and richly colored friendships. The book also reveals Patty’s wrenching experience of the Sandy Hook massacre, which followed Leon’s death by 83 dark days. As Newtown seeks to heal itself so, too, does the author. Lieber is her gift to all those who suffer loss, as well…Find out more »
Due to Licensing and Copyright laws, the titles of the movies cannot be advertised. This DVD will be released on September 9, 2013. For further information, please call the Library at 203-794-8756 x 4. Rated PG-13Find out more »
Due to Licensing and Copyright laws, the titles of the movies cannot be advertised, but here’s a brief description: Steve Rogers continues his journey as the super-powered American soldier who’s grasping to find his place in a modern world after being frozen in ice since WWII with this Marvel Studios sequel. For further information, please call the Library at 203-794-8756 x 4. Rated PG-13Find out more »
Register for a 25-minute personal instruction session on how to download e-books and audiobooks, or use your personal digital device more efficiently. Register online or call the Reference Desk at 203-794-8756 x 4.Find out more »
No registration required. Books are available at the Circulation Desk about a month before the discussions. Mary Karr’s brave memoir is about alcoholism, getting sober, and getting God. She revisits her past with rare candor and humor, recounting her role in the disintegration of her marriage to Warren Whitbread, the reserved scion of a fabulously wealthy family (whose other members are deliciously skewered here), as well as her most shameful moments (leaving her feverish toddler to take a long swig…Find out more »
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