Happy New Year! We’ve packed January with programs to help you start off 2020 right!
New Movie Thursday: Judy (2019)
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Did you miss the screening of a film you wanted to see in theaters? Join us for the first Thursday of the month for a screening of a recently released film. This month we’re screening Judy, the biopic about Judy Garland, starring Renee Zellweger, rated PG-13. Registration is appreciated.
Nekita Waller concert
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Nekita Waller, Connecticut’s 17th State Troubadour, will perform a mix of pop, Motown, soul, jazz, gospel and classic rock favorites together with some of her favoite sidemen! No registration required.
Tuesday Movie Matinees
Tuesdays at 1:00pm
A different popular film on the big screen, Tuesday afternoons at CPL. No registration required.
- January 7: Varsity Blues (1999)
- January 14: Growing Up Smith (2015)
- January 21: Marty (1955)
- January 28: Holiday (1938)
Shooting Vietnam with Author Dan Brookes
Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Shooting Vietnam by Dan Brookes & Bob Hillerby shares firsthand accounts of what it was like to be a military combat photographer in the most photographed war in history. The book contains hundreds of photographs by men who lived the war through the lens of a camera. Registration is required.
Let’s Celebrate the 20’s!
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Lets celebrate the roaring ’20s! Join us for a screening of Downton Abbey : the Motion Picture (2019). Bring your favorite teacup, tea and light refreshments will be served. Come in 20’s attire and have your picture taken at a speakeasy! Registration is required.
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Want to explore the many great opportunities for your child’s preschool education within the Cheshire community? Representatives from local preschools will be at Cheshire Public Library to give you information regarding school facilities, teaching staff, and educational philosophies. Activities for children and refreshments will be provided. Please register so we can contact you in the event of inclement weather. Snow date is January 18.
Food and Inflammation
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:30 – 7:40pm
Inflammation in the body is related to many diseases. Marisa McCoy, a Registered Dietitian, will discuss foods that make it worse and foods that make it better. Registration is required.
Intro to iPad
Friday, January 17, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30am
Join us for this lecture style class as we will learn the fundamentals of the iPad. We will go over how to turn on your device on and off and how to use various apps. Bring your fully charge iPad if you own one, but a device is not required. Registration is required.
Intro to Social Media
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Learn the basics of using social media to connect with friends and family. We will cover everything you need to get started using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Registration is required.
How to Spot Fake News
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6:30 – 8:00pm
This talk by Kenn Venit will focus on what “news consumers” should be aware of in terms of how various media ethics, competitiveness, ownerships ,revenue, bias and other factors may affect news coverage. Registration is required.
Caryn Lin’s One-Woman Musical Extravaganza
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Tradition and technology meet when classically trained violinist Caryn Lin literally transforms sound! With her electric violin and the technology of looping and sound effects, on the spot recordings emerge. Layers of sound with deceptively simple melodies create music that is both other worldly and totally catchy. No registration required.
Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Come by yourself or bring friends. Test your knowledge from general categories, including pop culture, current events, history, music, and of course literature! Registration is required for this adult program (please register entire group, from one person to a maximum of five people).
Books Over Coffee: Killers of the Flower Moon
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Join us for an adult monthly book club program called “Books Over Coffee.” On the last Wednesday of every month we’ll meet from 12-1:30 in The Loft to discuss the selected title. This month we are discussing Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. You bring your lunch, we’ll provide the coffee and tea. Registration is required.
The Kondo/KonMari Organizing Method
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Let this be the year you get organized! Join us as Certified KonMari consultant Christine Thorn of Connecticut presents a informative, in-depth and entertaining talk on Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method™, as detailed Kondo’s bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Registration is required.