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Friday, July 31, 2015
11 a.m.Downton Abbey: Season 5!
Downton is back, this summer at Jefferson Market! Join us for all eight episodes of Season 5, and the Christmas special: Fridays at 11:00! July 24th: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (47 mins.) July 31st: Episode 3 (47 mins.) and Episode 4 (47 mins.) August 7th: Episode 5 (47 mins.) and Episode 6 (47 mins.) August 14th: Episode 7 (47 mins.), Episode 8, (69 mins.), and the Christmas Special (93 mins.) A 30 minute intermission with refreshments will precede the Christmans Special on Au…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, August 3, 2015
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night!
Come on out and meet your fave authors for teens! Check out the monthly panels below! Wednesday, August 5 6-7:30 pm Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, Tiny Pretty Things Zoraida Córdova, Labyrinth Lost Katelyn Detweiler, Immaculate Paul Griffin, Adrift Gordon Korman, The Dragonfly Effect Jon Skovron, The Broken Wondrous World Jess Verdi, What You Left Behind Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All programs and classes are Free and Open to the Public!
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Friday, August 7, 2015
11 a.m.Downton Abbey: Season 5!
Downton is back, this summer at Jefferson Market! Join us for all eight episodes of Season 5, and the Christmas special -- Fridays at 11:00! July 24th: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (47 mins.) July 31st: Episode 3 (47 mins.) and Episode 4 (47 mins.) August 7th: Episode 5 (47 mins.) and Episode 6 (47 mins.) August 14th: Episode 7 (47 mins.), Episode 8, (69 mins.), and the Christmas Special (93 mins.) A 30 minute intermission with refreshments will precede the Christmans Special on A…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, August 8, 2015
2:30 p.m.Instant Shakespeare!
Join us for a staged reading of The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd, which many view as an inspiration for Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 2015
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 14, 2015
11 a.m.Downton Abbey: Season 5!
Downton is back, this summer at Jefferson Market! Join us for all eight episodes of Season 5, and the Christmas special -- Fridays at 11:00! July 24th: Episode 1 (69 mins.) and Episode 2 (47 mins.) July 31st: Episode 3 (47 mins.) and Episode 4 (47 mins.) August 7th: Episode 5 (47 mins.) and Episode 6 (47 mins.) August 14th: Episode 7 (47 mins.), Episode 8, (69 mins.), and the Christmas Special (93 mins.) A 30 minute intermission with refreshments will precede the Christmans Special on A…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Onstage Outlaws: Mae West and Texas Guinan during the Lawless Prohibition Era
Commemorating the Brooklyn bombshell’s August 17th birthday in the room where she faced a judge who sent her to jail. During the 1920s, when Mae West was trying to build her career, the building all dramatists and actresses tried to avoid —Jefferson Market Court at 425 Sixth Avenue— was the very site that made a little-known performer world famous. When New York District Attorney Joab Banton had Mae West arrested and hauled in to Jefferson Market Police Court in a paddy wagon on February 9, 192…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, August 21, 2015
11 a.m.Special Summer Screening: Gone with the Wind!
Join us for a special summer screening of the classic Hollywood epic, Gone with the Wind! Starring Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara, Clark Gable os Rhett Butler, and Olivia de Havilland as Melanie! 1940; 238 mins. Directed by Victor Fleming.
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, August 24, 2015
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
3:30 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes Series
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, August 27, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
These are the titles we will be discussing August 2015 - January 2016. We meet the last Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 4:30pm. August 27: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters. September 24: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. An historic literary event: the publica…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, August 31, 2015
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, September 24, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
These are the titles we will be discussing August 2015 - January 2016. We meet the last Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 4:30pm. August 27: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters. September 24: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. An historic literary event: the publica…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
3:30 p.m.Animal Odyssey
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an awesome animal adventure. We will start out with invertebrates and insects and work our way through the wonders of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Programs will take participants on a hands-on journey throughout the animal kingdom. Each week will feature up close visits from one (1) or two (2) live animal ambassadors, plus investigations and experiments using real animal artifacts to discover more about a variety of amazing cr…
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, October 29, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
These are the titles we will be discussing August 2015 - January 2016. We meet the last Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 4:30pm. August 27: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters. September 24: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. An historic literary event: the publica…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, November 19, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
These are the titles we will be discussing August 2015 - January 2016. We meet the last Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 4:30pm. August 27: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters. September 24: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. An historic literary event: the publica…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 28, 2016
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
These are the titles we will be discussing August 2015 - January 2016. We meet the last Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 4:30pm. August 27: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters. September 24: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. An historic literary event: the publica…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults

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