Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun

The Mark Twain Library heralds the return of the Frog Frolic after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The fun-filled family festival is making its triumphant return on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road in Redding. Many Continue reading “Frog Frolic Festival Features Live Music, Food, Fun”

Fifth Installment of ‘Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy’ Tackles Conflict Resolution

Two experts on conflict resolution will be in a virtual discussion at the Mark Twain Library on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. to offer insights into how deeply divided societies can, and in fact do, change. The series is brought to you in association with Easton Public Library, Continue reading “Fifth Installment of ‘Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy’ Tackles Conflict Resolution”

Mark Twain Library Art Show, Online or In Person

The Mark Twain Library is excited to present the 49th annual Art Show from Dec. 5 to 12. The art show is presented both as a hanging exhibition in the library founded by Mark Twain himself, and also as an online gallery for those unable to attend in person.

Continuing a tradition Continue reading “Mark Twain Library Art Show, Online or In Person”

Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age

The parents and educators in Easton and Redding brought the documentary “Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age” to our community in 2016 to shed a light on the impact excessive screentime is having on our children. As the amount of time children spend on screens has not seemed Continue reading “Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age”

Another Conversation: Truth, Myth & Democracy

The Mark Twain Library and the Redding League of Women Voters are proud to present the third installment of our series “Conversations: Truth, Myth & Democracy.” In this virtual discussion we welcome Dr. Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute and Dr. William Galston of The Continue reading “Another Conversation: Truth, Myth & Democracy”

Examining Child Abuse through the Documentary Memoir ‘Rewind’

Part 3 of the Discover Documentaries Discussion Series with Award-winning Producer/Director Cindy Meehl

Sasha Joseph Neulinger, a filmmaker and a survivor of multigenerational child sexual abuse, utilized over 200 hours of home videos both to reconstruct his childhood, and to propel Continue reading “Examining Child Abuse through the Documentary Memoir ‘Rewind’”

60th Annual Mark Twain Library Book Fair Over Labor Day Weekend

We are thrilled to bring back one of the oldest and largest book fairs in all of New England, to take place, as it traditionally does, over the four days of Labor Day Weekend in Redding, Conn. Once again, this small town will welcome book lovers from across the region and beyond Continue reading “60th Annual Mark Twain Library Book Fair Over Labor Day Weekend”

Storybook Stomp — Live Music — July 10!

The Mark Twain Library will offer a new free event for families and community members to gather together in-person outdoors for an afternoon of live music, food and much-needed family fun! The Storybook Stomp will take place on Saturday, July 10 from noon through 4 p.m. outside at Continue reading “Storybook Stomp — Live Music — July 10!”

Mark Twain Library Bids Farewell to Longtime Director

After 10 years at the helm of Redding’s Mark Twain Library, Beth Steinhardt Dominianni of Easton is retiring from her position. We will have an Open House Celebration for Beth at the Library on June 17.

With our doors recently back open to the public, we invite and encourage all Continue reading “Mark Twain Library Bids Farewell to Longtime Director”

Enjoy A Story and A Stroll All Summer Long

Mark Twain Library Brings StoryWalk to Redding

Combining the magic of reading and Redding’s uniquely scenic natural backdrop, the Mark Twain Library has created enchanting pathways around town, each featuring a different picture book.

“We are thrilled to launch the library’s Continue reading “Enjoy A Story and A Stroll All Summer Long”

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