02/03/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

02/04/2023
– 10:30 am-11:30 am

02/04/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day! Goodhearted Puppets will be here to present Sock Monkey Circus. Professional puppeteer, clown, and magician Honey Goodenough (AKA “Funny Honey”) has created a fun and interactive experience that delights all audiences, young… Learn more

02/05/2023
– 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
We now have over 500 followers on Instagram, who enjoy almost-daily posts with fun and informative content. From reminders about our upcoming events and contests like March Madness (your favorite book) to special occasions (Throwback Thursdays) and readers advisories, these… Learn more

02/06/2023
– 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
In recognition of Black History Month, we invite you to join us in a discussion of Aja Barber’s Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism. We’ll meet in the Great Hall and discuss how Barber exposes… Learn more

02/07/2023
– 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
This event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 7. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Li Liu! Li Liu was born in the city of Shenyang in Northeast China. At the age of six, she began her acrobatic training, and… Learn more

02/09/2023
– 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
More than a quarter of women in this country have had a loved one incarcerated. For Black women, the odds are even higher. To love someone who’s locked up isn’t a marginal experience – it’s an American one. Growing up,… Learn more

02/10/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

02/11/2023
– 10:30 am-11:30 am

02/11/2023
– 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Visit here to register for this program. Learn more

02/12/2023
– 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
On Sunday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the Norfolk Library, William Hosley will give a slide presentation on Connecticut’s Main Streets. This program is presented by the Norfolk Historical Society as part of their Annual Meeting and in conjunction… Learn more

02/13/2023
– 5:00 pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a nontraditional love story! When James Bowen finds an injured street cat, he has no idea just how much his life is about to change. James lives hand to mouth on the streets of London and… Learn more

02/13/2023
– 5:00 pm
Please join us to watch the film Hamlet (1990) on the big screen in the Great Hall. The 1990 film is Franco Zeffirelli’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy about the young prince of Denmark who is plagued by indecision when he… Learn more

02/15/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
In this informal series, meeting monthly, financial experts Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone lead participants in an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. Julia and Liz cover the latest market news and how that might… Learn more

02/17/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

02/18/2023
– 9:00 am-11:00 am
Join expert birder Ayreslea Denny as she leads us on a backyard bird count at City Meadow. Launched in 1988 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count takes place all over the… Learn more

02/18/2023
– 10:30 am-11:30 am

02/18/2023
– 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Brazilian music comes to the Library during Carnival season! The Berkshire Bateria is a lively troupe of musicians who perform hot samba rhythms on traditional Brazilian percussive instruments including drums, bells, and shakers. They make up one of three incredible… Learn more

02/19/2023
– 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Join us at 2pm on Sunday, February 19, as we make s’mores in the Great Hall.  Registration is appreciated, but not required.   Learn more

02/24/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

02/25/2023
– 10:30 am-11:30 am

02/25/2023
– 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Join us for the world premiere of two one-act plays, written and directed by Norfolk residents Marinell Crippen and Sara Heller at the Norfolk Library on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26, WIN Weekend. Both plays are cast entirely with Norfolk… Learn more

02/26/2023
– 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Kick off your winter boots and gather round a roaring fire in the Great Hall as we discuss the The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin. Named a Good Morning America BUZZ PICK, A Good Housekeeping Book Club Pick, and… Learn more

02/26/2023
– 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
Join us for the world premiere of two one-act plays, written and directed by Norfolk residents Marinell Crippen and Sara Heller at the Norfolk Library on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26, WIN Weekend. Both plays are cast entirely with Norfolk… Learn more

03/03/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

03/06/2023
– 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for Blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for… Learn more

03/10/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

03/15/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
In this informal series, meeting monthly, financial experts Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone lead participants in an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. Julia and Liz cover the latest market news and how that might… Learn more

03/17/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

03/19/2023
– 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
With engaging textural arrangements and contagious energy, Téada (meaning “strings” in Gaelic) revels in the vibrant traditional music of Ireland. The band strives to capture a sense of the rawness and individuality of the solo artist, within a modern group… Learn more

03/24/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

03/31/2023
– 9:15 am-10:15 am
Mindfulness can be defined as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the  present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In this series, mindfulness practitioner Miranda Lee will teach participants how to live a more mindful life and equip them with… Learn more

04/12/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
In this informal series, meeting monthly, financial experts Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone lead participants in an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. Julia and Liz cover the latest market news and how that might… Learn more

05/10/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
In this informal series, meeting monthly, financial experts Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone lead participants in an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. Julia and Liz cover the latest market news and how that might… Learn more

06/14/2023
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
In this informal series, meeting monthly, financial experts Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone lead participants in an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. Julia and Liz cover the latest market news and how that might… Learn more