Virtual Discussion Examines Meaning of Democracy

The Mark Twain Library and the Redding League of Women Voters, in association with the Easton Public Library, will present “Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy.”

William Jelani Cobb — Peter Morenus/UConn Photo

The virtual discussion between historian Dr. Jelani Cobb and philosopher Continue reading “Virtual Discussion Examines Meaning of Democracy”

Longtime Library Staffer Says Goodbye

Kevin Krug will be leaving the Easton Public Library for a job in accounting. He started as a page back in 2012 and has been the Face of the Library at the Circulation Desk for more than eight years. It’s a face well-recognized by Library patrons, who have asked for Kevin by name Continue reading “Longtime Library Staffer Says Goodbye”

Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show

Easton Arts Council announces its Annual Youth Art Show will be online this year running for the month of March which is National Youth Art Month. The exhibit opens on Feb. 28, giving all young folks ages 4 to 18 a venue to display their creative talents. Entries will be accepted Continue reading “Call for Entries for Young Artists’ Online Show”

‘Laughs for Easton’ Comedy ‘Funraiser’

Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation, and Easton Community Center will host a Comedy Night Fundraiser on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will be held via Zoom, will be presented by Team Greenlight Comedy, LLC, with all proceeds benefitting the three Easton organizations. Continue reading “‘Laughs for Easton’ Comedy ‘Funraiser’”

Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge

Get your air guitar and hairbrush ready. It’s time to show off your lip sync expertise! Join the Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.. This event is sponsored by Easton Public Library, Easton Park & Recreation, and Easton Community Center.

“This Continue reading “Easton Family Lip Sync Challenge”

One Book/One Town Panel Discussion on ‘Small Great Things’

In conjunction with the Easton Public Library’s One Book/One Town Community Read, the Library will host a panel discussion on Saturday, February 27 at 2 p.m. The book, Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult, explores themes of racism, tolerance, compassion, and social justice. The three Continue reading “One Book/One Town Panel Discussion on ‘Small Great Things’”

Library Board Adopts New Strategic Plan

The Easton Library Board of Trustees has approved a new five-year Strategic Plan for the Library. The plan was written by Library Director Lynn Zaffino, with assistance from Assistant Director Mary Beth Rassulo and input from the rest of the staff. The process began over a year ago Continue reading “Library Board Adopts New Strategic Plan”

Upcoming Art Exhibits at the Easton Public Library

Two new exhibits will be installed at the Easton Public Library on Feb. 16. The Conference Room will feature “On Gossamer Wings,” a series of dragonfly photographs by Easton’s own Lucy Crossman.

She has documented and photographed all the different dragonflies she can find in Continue reading “Upcoming Art Exhibits at the Easton Public Library”

Recording Easton’s History One Interview At a Time

The late actress Bette Davis once dined at a Black Rock Turnpike home in Easton. Carol Mills has the autographed tablecloth to prove it.

Mills’ recollection of hosting the actress is part of the town’s Oral History Project, an effort to interview and preserve the town’s history Continue reading “Recording Easton’s History One Interview At a Time”

Dolly Curtis Is Recipient of Anne Lindquist Award

Dolly Curtis — Tom Rudne Photo

The Easton Public Library Board of Trustees has chosen Dolly Curtis as this year’s recipient of its Anne Lindquist Library Spirit Award. The award recognizes a volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the Library. Past winners include Continue reading “Dolly Curtis Is Recipient of Anne Lindquist Award”

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