CANCELED Virtual Latin II (for grade 7-adult)

CANCELED Virtual Latin II (for grade 7-adult)

CANCELED Virtual Latin II (for grade 7-adult)

Every Monday

Monday, November 28

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Latin II is best suited for those who have completed a level I Latin course and are familiar with basic Latin vocabulary, the five declensions and six cases of nouns, regular and irregular verbs, and all six verb tenses in the active voice of the indicative mood. Participants will use the textbook Ecce Romani II. A complimentary copy of the text will be provided as long as the supply lasts. In addition to the lessons in the text, college and state Latin mottoes such as Lux et veritas and Qui transtulit sustinet will be featured on a regular basis. Ecce Romani is a reading-based program and this high school-based curriculum is presented in English with some conversational phrases in Latin.

Registration is required to receive a link to this ONLINE event. Contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318  or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org for details. Class meets every Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.

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Adult Coloring Group

Adult Coloring Group

Adult Coloring Group

Last Monday of the Month at 6:00pm

Monday, November 28

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come relax and socialize with our adult coloring group! Coloring may seem childish, but many people find it’s a great way to keep the brain engaged and the body relaxed–plus it’s a great place to make new friends! All materials provided, just bring your creativity.

Registration is NOT required to attend this IN PERSON event.

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CANCELED Latin III

CANCELED Latin III

CANCELED Latin III

Every Wednesday

Wednesday, November 30

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Latin III  will begin with a review of chapters 28-40 of Ecce Romani II. At the completion of all 27 chapters of  the text, the group will move on to translating and discussing annotated passages from Ovid, et. al. A complimentary copy of Ecce Romani II will be provided as long as the supply lasts.

Registration is required to attend this ONLINE event. Contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318  or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org for details. Class meets every Wednesday from 5:00-6:00pm.

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Social Distance Knitting Group

Social Distance Knitting Group

Social Distance Knitting Group

Every Wednesday

Wednesday, November 30

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a weekly knitting group! Meetings are every Wednesday in the Blackstone Library Conference Room. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome to drop in any time between 6:00 and 8:00pm.

Registration not required to attend this HYBRID (in person and on Zoom) event. If you would like to attend a meeting via Zoom, please contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318  or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org for details.

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Drop-in Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, December 1

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Confused about your new iPhone or iPad? Need help formatting a Word document? Drop in to the library between 1:30 & 3:30 PM to get a tech question answered. First come, first served. Sessions will be limited to 15 minutes per person.
Registration is not required to attend this IN PERSON event.

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F2G2 Adult Game Night

F2G2 Adult Game Night

F2G2 Adult Game Night

Friday, December 2

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for game night! We’ll be playing all types of board games, from fast-paced, hilarious party games to highly strategic, thinky games that will leave your head spinning! F2G2 is all about having fun, learning new games, and making friends. We’ve got games for everyone, no matter your experience level. Feel free to bring your own games too.

Adults of all ages welcome.

RSVP on our Meetup page. We look forward to seeing you!

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How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

Every Saturday

Saturday, December 3

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to better understand and appreciate the wide world of poetry! With an emphasis on teaching students to read, understand, and evaluate poetry, this group will be your guide to discovering how and what a poem means, and hopefully gain a new appreciation for the art form.

Registration is required to receive a link to this online event. For more information, please call 203-488-1441 x 318 or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org.

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Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Every Saturday

Saturday, December 3

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I, participants will learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin, Latin and English grammar, translation skills, and ancient Roman geography, history, daily life, and mythology. Latin abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured on a regular basis. Participants will need to obtain a copy of the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th edition of Ecce Romani I. A complimentary copy of the text will be provided as long as the supply lasts. Ecce Romani is a reading-based program and this high school-based curriculum is presented in English with some conversational phrases in Latin. 

Taught by Susan Craig.

Registration is required to attend this ONLINE event. To register, call the Reference Desk at (203) 488-1441 ext. 318 or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org

 

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Branford Forum

Branford Forum

Branford Forum

Sunday, December 4

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Branford Forum is a community organization that brings nationally renowned figures to the Shoreline. This event will not be recorded.

Registration is NOT required to attend this IN PERSON event.

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