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August 2015

Excel: Formulas & Functions

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
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In this class, students will learn how to use basic and more advanced formulas and functions, including how to link several worksheets. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills; basic knowledge of Excel. Registration is required and limited to 9 attendees.  Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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Evening Book Discussion: That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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For Griffin, all paths, all memories, converge at Cape Cod.  The Cape is where he took his childhood summer vacations, where he and his wife, Joy, honeymooned, where they decided he’d leave his LA screenwriting job to become a college professor, and where they celebrated the marriage of their daughter Laura’s best friend. But when their beloved Laura’s wedding takes place a year later, Griffin is caught between chauffeuring his mother’s and father’s ashes in two urns and contending with…

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Morning Book Discussion: That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

August 26 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
oldcapemagic

For Griffin, all paths, all memories, converge at Cape Cod.  The Cape is where he took his childhood summer vacations, where he and his wife, Joy, honeymooned, where they decided he’d leave his LA screenwriting job to become a college professor, and where they celebrated the marriage of their daughter Laura’s best friend. But when their beloved Laura’s wedding takes place a year later, Griffin is caught between chauffeuring his mother’s and father’s ashes in two urns and contending with…

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September 2015

Quarterly Classic Book Discussion: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is “a fascinating puritan” whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide. The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs. Erlynne whose scandalous relationship with Lord Windermere has prompted her fatal impulse. And Mrs. Erlynne has a secret – a secret Lady Windermere must never know if she is to retain her peace of mind. (adapted from publisher’s description) No registration required. Books…

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Evening Book Discussion: Swimming to Antarctica by Lynne Cox

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Cox, one of the world’s leading long-distance swimmers, has been a risk-taker ever since she was nine and chose the freezing water of a New Hampshire pool in a storm over getting out and doing calisthenics. After her family moved to California so she and her siblings could train as speed swimmers, she discovered long-distance ocean swimming. Her first open-water event, a team race across the Catalina Channel, convinced her to train for the English Channel. At 15, she broke…

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