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    The Founding Mothers More »
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    Ann Petry More »
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    Venture Smith More »
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    February Virtual Author Talks More »
  • Shumbo art 3 paintings landscape in a wine glass, hot coffee poured into a cup creating a landscape, cat
    Dawn Brindle Shumbo - January featured artist More »
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    Virtual Author Talks!
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    Winter Reading Bingo! More »
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    In May of 2023, the library will be celebrating its 100th anniversary! Please help us to continue to offer the Waterford Community with library materials, programs & services to support early literacy and life long learning. More »
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Winter Reading Bingo Challenge! »

Read Those Winter Blues Away! Let's Play Winter Bingo for the Whole Family!  January and February is a perfect time to...

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Why We Should Know About Ann Petry: A Panel Discussion »

The first African-American woman to sell over one million copies of a book, Old Saybrook's Ann Petry was a major ...

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My Freedom is a Privilege that Nothing Else can Equal: New Research into the Life of Venture Smith. »

A talk on the life of Venture Smith and the exhibit about his life which opened at the Stonington Historical Society...

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All Things Coffee with Wild Women Coffee FULL »

Join us for a cuppa.  We'll discuss the origins of coffee and look at four main topics:  growing, roasting, expressing...

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Friday Afternoon Book Club »

Join our Friday Afternoon Book Club each month at 1:00 p.m.  These are the upcoming discussions: