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Busy Brainerd Library: October’s Upcoming Events

Submitted by Brainerd Memorial Library
Culinary Club: In this unique book club, we gather together to talk about our favorite recipes and those we’ve brought to the meeting. If you need inspiration for a dish, we have books to help you. Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6:30 p.m., Breads and Spreads Click here to register
Fallfest: BML is having our second annual Fallfest on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Along with the usual books and plants for sale, there will be free adult and children’s crafts. Children can decorate pumpkins and create “Scary Gardens.”Under the tents will also be music, a fall wreath raffle, cider, and treats! Bring your family! There’ll be something for everyone!
Crafting Connection: Carving with Papa Elf:  Rick “ Papa Elf” Johnson returns to Brainerd Memorial Library on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. with another carving class where you will carve a little hedgehog from a small basswood egg.
As you will be working with very sharp knives, at the request of the presenter, this program is limited to adults 18 and over, please. Click here to register
Candidate Forum:  Co-sponsored by BML and Essex Library, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River.
      District 36 Incumbent State Representative Christine Palm (D) and Chris Turkington (R)
  District 33 Incumbent State Senator Norm Needleman (D) and Brandon Goff (R)
 Questions for the candidates can be sent by mail, dropped off at either the Essex Library
or Brainerd Library or emailed to athompson@essexlib.org or tpiezzo@brainerdlibrary.org.
Please submit questions for Representative and Senatorial candidates separately.
For Our Younger Friends: Children’s Storytime, ages 2 – 5, but all welcome: NEW TIME -Tuesdays @10 AM
Music with Margie, ages 2 – 6, but all welcome: Thursday, 10/6 and 10/20 @ 11 AM
Toddler Tunes, ages 2-6, but all welcome: Tuesday, 10/13 and 10/27 at 10 AM
Kids Lego Club: drop-in – Monday, 10/3 and 10/17 @ 5 PM
Teen Advisory Board: Wednesday @ 5:30 PM
Teen Anime Club: Tuesday, 10/11 @ 5:30 PM
Teen Oreo Taste Test Showdown: Tuesday, 10/18 @ 5:30 PM
Pokemon Club: Wednesday, 10/19 @ 4:30 PM
Teen Book-to-Movie Night: Tuesday, 10/25 @ 5:30 PM
Middle School Gaming Night: Wednesday, 10/26 @ 5:30 PM
See our website for more details and click here to sign up for the Children and Teens Newsletter. Brainerd Memorial Library is at 920 Saybrook Road in Haddam, 860-345-2204

Hours of Service:
Monday: 1:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Friday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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