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FRIENDS BOOK SALE UPDATES~

We are reopening the book sale at the Library June 22, 2021 (Tuesday) 9 AM - 6 PM operating once per week on Tues. with no appointment necessary. All COVID protocols in effect at the Library will be observed at the book sale. For the safety of all, the number of people in the Friends Sale Room will be limited. Additional shoppers will need to wait their turn to go into the sale room when available. No book sale donations are being accepted at the Library at this time until our inventory is reduced.
ADULT PROGRAMS COMING UP!!!
South Windsor Library Unraveled
     June 16 at 7:00pm via ZOOM
Please join us for a monthly evening of knitting, crocheting, spinning, and sewing. If you don’t knit or craft, don’t worry! We’re a book club too! Please call 860-644-1541 or email knoonan@libraryconnection.info to register with your email address so we can send you the ZOOM invitation. We’ll be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Our book this month is Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. You don’t need to read the book to attend.
The Happy Cookers
June 17 at 6:30pm, rain date June 24
Pot Luck Picnic
We’ll be meeting outdoors! Bring your favorite picnic goodies to share with the group. There will be hand sanitizer and the library has tongs if we/you need them. We can discuss how we’ve survived the past 15+ months and what we want to do now. Bring some ideas of cooking themes you’d like to try and we’ll decide whether we want to meet during the summer. Please call 860-644-1541 to register.
Summer Reading for Adults will begin 6/21 and continue until 9/3
Anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to join our

Summer Safari
Please register at the Information Desk upstairs. You will receive a Safari Map and a list of suggested titles. You do not have to read from the list, nor do you have to read books from the library. There are 10 stops on the map. If you read 1 book, that counts as 1 stop. Fill in your map and you will receive a small prize and will earn a chance to win our Grand Prize. Happy Trails!

Registration for our adult virtual programs can be done by emailing:

refswpl@libraryconnection.info

Please use the Subject: Program Registration and include in the message:
1. Program Name and Date
2. Your Name
3. Your Phone Number
4. Your email address

*We will send you the link for the virtual program the day before or day of the event.*
You may register for more than one program in a single email, but please include the Program Name and Date for each one. 
Unless the program description indicates otherwise, you may register up to two hours before the program.

We hope to see you soon!
 
Learning Express / Workforce Solutions
Includes Job & Career Accelerator--test prep, computer training videos, and much more
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Where Can I Sign Up For the Covid Vaccines?
When you are eligible, sign up on the following pages:


ECHN - https://www.echn.org/covid-19-vaccination-resources/

Connecticut -
portal.ct.gov/Vaccine-Portal

Hartford Health Care -
hartfordhealthcare.org/health-wellness/covid-vaccine/schedule-your-vaccine


Please note:
Race: the Power of an Illusion - Parts 1, 2, and 3 are now archived on the town website under G Media.

 To watch the archived video of the January 11 discussion of Part 1- The Difference Between Us, the February 8 discussion of Part 2- The Story We Tell, and the March 31 discussion of Part 3 - The House We Live In, please go here.
 Additional information and Resources can be found at the companion site: www.racepowerofanillusion.org
Although the documentary can no longer be viewed on Vimeo, the Library owns two dvd copies, available for 3-week loan.  Please call us at 860-644-1541 or place a Hold online to reserve a copy.

TEMPORARY LIBRARY CARD
Click HERE to apply for a temporary card.

South Windsor residents can register online as a patron of our library and get temporary access to request materials and access some online sources.  If you do not visit South Windsor Public LIbrary to complete the registration process within 3 months, this account will be deleted.  Please bring proof of residency, such as photo ID, utility bill, or other official mail to the Library and we will then provide you with your physical Library card.
Coronavirus Update
Here's a link to the National Institute of Health. They are posting updates regarding the Coronavirus. Click here for information.
More Coronavirus information
You can click here for infromation from the CDC - Centers for Disease Control. You can also sign up for a weekly email newsletter with Coronavirus updates on this page.
South Windsor Coronavirus Information
To keep up with South Windsor news, check here
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DOWNLOADABLE COLLECTION
Click link above and on the right, for E-books, E-audio books, movies, and music from HOOPLA, OverDrive/Libby and SimplyE.
Want to learn how? Check links on the right for short "how-to" video.
Questions? Contact Reference Dept. 860-644-1541.
We can help you over the phone while we are open!  

When the Library is closed due to inclement weather...
Overdue fines are not charged for days that the Library is closed.  Book drops remain open.
In case of special closings,  information about our hours and any program changes that may result is posted to our website first. Local television and radio stations are contacted, but may broadcast the information with a delay.
If you are unsure about venturing out in bad weather and do not see any special notices, call the Library at 860-644-1541 to be sure we are open before leaving home.
Try our electronic services!
Click on the buttons below to see some of what we have to offer:
 

                                                                                                                              
(Hartford Courant from1923-1990)


South Windsor Local History  compiled by Jonathan Porter, MLS