Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Russell Library - Late Nov./Dec. Special Programs


Classic Mystery Book Discussion

The Moonstone
 - by Wilkie Collins

Tuesday, November 29 
12noon - 1pm
Hubbard Room 

Make a Holiday Card 
- for adults!

Wednesday, November 30
Hubbard Room 

Free, drop-in, materials provided.

Coming Soon

Jazz Up Close: Spanning Generations

                       Godwin Louis, saxophone    
                       Sunday, December 11 at 2pm


Computer Classes

All classes are held in Meeting Room 3.
One-on-one instruction is available by appointment: 860-347-2520.

For full descriptions:  Computer classes

We Were There:
Writing Your Military Experiences

Thursdays at 6:30pm
November 10 & 17
Meeting Room 2 

All Veterans, either active or retired, are encouraged to come and write about their experiences for their own benefit or to share with others. 
Author Elisabeth Petry leads the workshop. For further information, contact: Christy Billings (860) 347-2528, ext. 158 or


Story Times for Young Children

These programs are drop-in, no registration:
Wonderful Ones - Mondays at 10:30am
 Baby Rhyme Time - Wednesdays at 1:30pm
                            - Thursdays at 10:30am
Preschool Power - Thursdays at 1:30pm

Reading Buddies

Monday, November 28  
4:30 - 5:30 pm 
Activity Room

For students ages 3 to 10; please register: 860-344-8479



The Art Guild of Middletown
Paintings by Guild members - with prose and poetry inspired by the art, through November 28

Wesleyan Potters

Members of the non-profit cooperative guild in Middletown show pottery, weaving and jewelry in preparation for their annual Holiday Exhibit and Sale, through November 30.


Free Resume Reviewing  

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.  

These services are funded by generous support from a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Middletown and the Friends of the Russell Library. 

Career Coaching
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. 

Call the Information Desk to register: 860-347-2520

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.

Russell Library 
123 Broad Street
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Monday and Friday           10am - 6pm

Tuesday and Thursday      10am - 8pm

Wednesday                             1 - 8pm

Saturday (year round)       10am - 2pm

Sunday (October - March)        1 - 4pm

Closed Friday, November 11 in honor of Veterans' Day,
and Thursday, Friday, November 24 & 25, Thanksgiving.
Russell Library has great databases, e-books and digital magazines that you can access anywhere, anytime!

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Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457

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