Subject: Farewell to Summer Reading

Farewell to Summer Reading

August 26th, 2019 at 7:03 am EDT

We'll see you next year! “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” —A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh) We put in a lot of hard work, had a lot of fun, and read a TON of books in this year's Adult Summer Reading program. W ...

Summer isn't over yet 🌞

August 19th, 2019 at 7:12 am EDT

A few last things... As we enter the last week of Adult Summer Reading, here are a few things to do before August 22: Get your final raffle tickets in before noonRSVP for the Adult Summer Reading ice cream party hereHand in your yellow booklet—it's ...

Summer reads and literary weekends!

August 12th, 2019 at 7:04 am EDT

Spend a literary long weekend in Hartford Looking for something to do with the rest of your summer? Literary Hub takes a look at local literary landmarks—including museums, cozy coffee shops, and performance spaces—in its article How to Spend a L ...

Laughter is the best medicine.

August 5th, 2019 at 6:37 am EDT

Congrats to this week's winners! Congratulations to this week's winners, Gail and Amanda. The Train Tour basket received 297 tickets from 71 participants—the most so far! The Cocktail Cruise basket received 264 tickets from 66 participants. With ...

You're invited!

July 29th, 2019 at 6:38 am EDT

We're having a party! Summer Reading ends on August 22, and we're saying goodbye with an ice cream social. We'll discuss our favorite summer reads, preview the most talked-about fall books, announce the summer's top readers—and draw one last raffle ...

DOUBLE the raffles!

July 22nd, 2019 at 6:45 am EDT

Two raffles every week! We're about halfway through summer reading, but there are still ten raffles to go. That means starting this week, we'll be pulling TWO raffles every week. Plus, hang on to your yellow booklet—we'll have one last raffle on Au ...

We like movies, too.

July 15th, 2019 at 6:27 am EDT

One Lucky Foodie Congratulations to the winner of the Foodie's Fantasy raffle basket, Shari! This basket received a whopping 295 tickets. Tickets came from 61 different participants. We're excited to announce that this year's adult summer reading h ...

Show us your #TravelingLibraryCard!

July 8th, 2019 at 6:30 am EDT

We have our first winner! Congratulations to the winner of the Thespian's Treat raffle basket, Renee! This basket received 82 tickets—in a crazy coincidence, that's the same as last year's first raffle. Tickets came from 25 different participants. ...

First raffle is this Wednesday!

July 1st, 2019 at 6:30 am EDT

Total Eclipse of the Sun—Tomorrow! A total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes directly in front of the sun— and the results are absolutely breathtaking. You might not be able to see tomorrow's eclipse in Connecticut, but you can at least ...

What are you reading this summer?

June 24th, 2019 at 7:00 am EDT

We're In Orbit! Last week 105 readers signed up for Adult Summer Reading, including a whopping 43 on the first day. 😎 We're hoping to beat last year's record of 175 participants, so tell a friend! New to the newsletter? Check out the newsletter ar ...

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