Sign up for the Summer Reading Game for teens entering grades 7 to 12,
at the Info Desk, or call 860-347-2520.
Otakus of Russell Library Unite!
Tuesdays at 7pm:
July 12 and July 26
Meeting Room 3
Otakus is Russell Library's Teen Group for fans of anime, manga and all things Japanese. Drop by and join in the fun; ages 11 and up.
Wii® Sports Competition
Friday, July 15
3 - 4pm
If you like to game and compete, join us for a friendly competition playing Wii® Sports! Grades 7 -12. Drop-in.
The Beautiful Girl Project
Wednesday, July 20
(repeat: July 27)
3 - 4pm
Meeting Room 3
Marzella will use poetry, mindfulness and discussions to teach writing
that is self-reflective and fosters thinking about issues such as
self-esteem, body image, and peer relationships.
The meeting will repeat on July 27; come to EITHER one. Girls in grades 7 - 12:
please register, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.
Teen Advisory Council
Thursday, July 21
Students entering grades 7 to 12 are invited to join
Russell Library Teen Advisory Council. Earn community service hours and
plan library teen activities. Questions?please contact Heather at email@example.com
Please register in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.
Chocolate Olympics for Teens
Thursday, July 28
you like chocolate and games? Play Minute-to-Win-it type games and eat
chocolate! Grades 7 to 12. Please register: 860-347-2520.
Paintings by Ellen Dougan
by farmland and woods growing up, nature has remained a strong element
of the artist's life and work. Ms. Dougan's paintings are exhibited
throughout the library.
and Other Abstract Paintings:
Catherine Filloramo Thrall
Abstract paintings and drawings on paper in gouache, watercolor, ink and acrylic. Ms. Thrall's featured piece, Missing U, is an abstract alphabet; in the Information Area on the second floor.
Lorraine Centrella: Paintings
Landscape paintings in acrylics
incorporate color, design, texture, and composition inspired by the
natural world; in the alcove space on the first floor.
Metal and Clay: Four Artists
Four ceramic artists are featured, two of whom also work in metal: Marcia Eager, Marcy LaBella, Cheryl Tuttle, and Art Tuttle, all members of the Wesleyan Potters Guild. The works are on display in the lobby case.
JOB AND CAREER PROGRAMS
Russell Library Job Group
Thursdays at 9:30 am
July 7, 14, 21 and 28
Russell Library presents weekly opportunities to network with other job seekers, as well as receive the advice of professionals. Topics and presenters will vary from week to week. Call 860-347-2528, ext. 121 for further information.
Job Search Boot Camp
Tuesdays from 6 - 8pm
Workshop 1 -
The Tools: Targeted Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn Profile
Workshop 2 - Networking and Social Media: Leveraging LinkedIn
In this three-part Job Search Boot Camp 4.0 series, presenter Jan Melnick will share the best strategies and insider secrets for job seekers. Workshop 3 is on Tuesday, August 2.
Free Resume Reviewing
Learn how potential employers filter and determine which prospective candidates move on to interviews. The Library offers confidential resume critiquing and in-depth interview coaching appointments several times each month with certified resume writers.
Call (860) 347-2520 to sign up for a 60 minute appointment.
If you need to cancel, please allow 48 hours notice.
These services are
funded by generous support from the Friends of the Russell
Library and a Community Development Block Grant from the City of
Associate Director of the Wesleyan Career Center,
James Kubat, gives
private, confidential career coaching through appointments at Russell
Library. Please bring a resume (if you have one) to the appointment. You
must register and/or cancel at the Information Desk or by calling (860) 347-2520. You will receive a reminder call prior to the appointment.
Practice Job Interviews
Improve your interviewing skills and get the job you want. Bob Carlson will assist you by conducting and evaluating your practice interview, either by phone
or at Russell Library.
Videotaping the session is optional and confidential. Please call (860) 347-2520 for more information and to sign up for a 60 minute session.