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Chapter 4: 

Novel Destinations

Please call the library at 860-668-3896 to register for the author events.

Summer 2011

Adult Reading Program

Chapter 4:


 Three Easy Steps:



The program runs from June 20th through August 3rd.  If you live in Suffield, you can register for the summer reading program at the front desk any time.



Read anything and everything you like.  Books!  (Available at the library!)   Magazines!  (Available at the library!)  Audiobooks !  (Yes, they count, and they’re available at the library!)  “No Lifeguard On Duty” signs!  (Available at the beach!)  Each week that you read – and completing a book is not required to make it “count” – you are eligible to enter a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of the great prizes!


Have Some Fun!

Register for any or all of the summer programs.  And don’t forget the final wrap-up on August 3rd:  that’s when we give out all the raffle prizes and then some!

Wednesday, July 13

 7:00 p.m.

Jeff Blumenfeld

You Want to go Where? How to Get Someone

to Pay for the Trip of Your Dreams

If you have a project that is bigger than yourself—a trip with a purpose– it is possible to generate cash or in-kind (gear) support.”

Founder of Blumenfeld and Associates in Darien, Jeff is also editor and publisher of Expedition News, covering news about the adventure-marketing world .






Wednesday, July 20

 7:00 p.m.

“Summer is Positively Connecticut”

of summer with Diane and discover a few “novel destinations Diane Smith, Author/Host Positively Connecticut

Diane Smith loves summer in Connecticut, in fact you might say she wrote the book on it, and you'd be right. Diane has written six books based on her Positively Ct TV series, and one of them was devoted to a celebration of Connecticut's many summer delights. Summer in Connecticut is strawberry festivals and sailing regattas. It's lazy days on the beach and twilight concerts on the green. It's kayaking around the Thimble Islands and taking tea amid formal gardens. It's all this and much more.  Celebrate the spirit.



Wednesday, August 3

7:00 p.m.

Author Ann Hood

The Red Thread; The Knitting Circle

Wednesday, June 13

 7:00 p.m.

 An "engrossing storyteller," her new novel, The Red Thread,  once again "works its magic" (Sue Monk Kidd).

Ann Hood writes about the connections between ordinary people,  the stages of mourning, the joy of adoption. Her book, Comfort:a Journey Through Grief, was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice.

Also Watch for the 2011 Summer Courtyard Series