09/27/2021
– 5:30 pm-6:00 pm
The Norfolk Library will be discuss the implementation of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) filtering on all of the library’s computers and internet connections at a Zoom meeting on Monday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. CIPA compliance is required… Learn more

09/30/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

10/01/2021
– 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Robert Jones, Jr. bestselling author of the critically acclaimed novel The Prophets will deliver “The Brendan Gill Lecture” at the Norfolk Library on the opening night of the Haystack Book Festival. To accommodate varying audiences, there are three ways to… Learn more

10/02/2021
– 10:00 am-11:00 am
Haystack Book Festival presents Tyler Stovall, author of White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea, in conversation with Manisha Sinha, author of The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. To accommodate varying audiences, there are three ways to attend… Learn more

10/02/2021
– 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Haystack Book Festival presents “A Soul Admitted to Itself  — Solitude, Sociability, and Poetry”: Fenton Johnson, author of At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life, in conversation with Margaret Gibson, CT State Poet Laureate, and the… Learn more

10/02/2021
– 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Haystack Book Festival presents three authors of the Object Lessons Series in conversation Dinah Lenney, Kim Adrian, and Matthew Battles. Object Lessons is an essay and book series about the hidden lives of ordinary things, from sardines to silence, juniper… Learn more

10/03/2021
– 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Haystack Book Festival presents David Allen Sibley, author of the Sibley Guides Series and numerous other publications including What It’s Like to Be A Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing – What Birds Are Doing and Why. In… Learn more

10/07/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

10/11/2021
– 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
On Monday, Oct 11th, at 12 noon meet at the Norfolk Village Green to honor, celebrate, and support indigenous peoples of our region and worldwide. We will assemble and then walk together for climate leadership to “speaker’s rock” in nearby… Learn more

10/14/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

10/21/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

10/24/2021
– 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
New York Times bestselling cookbook author, educator, podcaster, and Norfolk Book Group leader Mark Scarbrough will appear virtually in conversation with Dr. Genevieve Gagne-Hawes, the in-house editor at Writers House, about his new memoir set to be released on September… Learn more

10/28/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

11/02/2021
– 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Ira Glass of This American Life says, “Great stories happen to people who know how to tell them.” Do you want to get better at captivating listeners? Whether you want to tell your story on stage, in a business meeting… Learn more

11/04/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

11/11/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

11/18/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

12/02/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

12/06/2021
– 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution abolishing slavery was ratified on December 6, 1865. To mark this milestone, Dianne Pierce, Guide at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, will discuss Jefferson’s complicated relationship to issues of slavery and race.  Although he… Learn more

12/09/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

12/16/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more

12/16/2021
– 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Enjoy hearing some of the stories that unfolded in Connecticut’s rich and perpetual history of aviation innovation. Did you know that one of the pioneers of aerial photography was from Connecticut? Covering 17 decades, many celebrated Connecticut accomplishments helped pioneer… Learn more

12/23/2021
– 10:30 am-11:30 am
One third of Americans cannot name more than one of their great-grandparents. Can you? To find out more about your family history and ways to research it on ancestry.com, stop by our Genealogy Zoom Room on Thursday mornings with family… Learn more