Rage Baking

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Rage Baking: the Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women’s Voices: a Zoom presentation by Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford, Thursday, May 6 at 7pm Join authors Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford as they talk about their book, Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women’s Voices, and the ways women have used baking to promote change. Their book is a compilation of stories, essays, interviews, poetry, and recipes from women such as Ani DiFranco, Marti Noxon, Tess Rafferty, Dorie Greenspan, Carla Hall, Elle Scott Simone, and more. Kathy and Katherine will demonstrate recipes for a spring galette…

Connecticut Waters

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Connecticut Waters, presented by Caryn B. Davis, Thursday, May 20 at 7pm Award-winning photographer Caryn B. Davis takes us on a nautical journey exploring the many ways Nutmeggers have used our lakes, rivers, sounds and shores. From boat builders to lobster shacks, historic ferries to lighthouses and islands, Caryn will showcase how these waterways have defined our culture and shaped our heritage as a state. Caryn’s images and articles have appeared in the New York Times, Town & Country, and the Wall Street Journal. Please email programreg@lymepl.org and include your full name to receive the Zoom link for this event. CONTACT: Theresa Conley  860-434-2272  programreg@lymepl.org

Friends Annual Meeting & Concert with Plywood Cowboy

Friends Annual Meeting and Concert with Plywood Cowboy - Thursday, June 17 at 6:30pm (concert begins at 7pm) Please join us for the annual meeting of the Friends and enjoy the music of Plywood Cowboy, which won the Connecticut Folk Festival band competition in 2018. Their 2018 release of “Blue Skies” presents the band’s signature blend of country-western, rock ‘n’ roll, and a modern harmonic sensibility. This program will be held outdoors on the Lyme Town Green. Bring your own chairs and refreshments.Please practice social distance and remain with your family/friend group.Your annual meeting packet will arrive electronically prior to the…

Birding Basics

Spring is here and the birds are very busy building nests, changing color and visiting bird feeders! Do you every wonder where they nest and how the new birds get here every year? Are you interested in learning how to use binoculars? Or a field guide?  Then join us for this exciting program at the Lyme Public Library. The Roger Tory Peterson CT Audubon Society’s Estuary Center will present a Birding Basics program on August 14th at 10:30 am.  In this family-friendly program, participants will learn how to practice bird identification skills using sound, field guides and phone apps. Then we will take a…

David Handler – The Man Who Wasn’t All There

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This program will be held via Zoom. Please email programreg@lymepl.org to register and receive the Zoom link. The Man Who Wasn't All There, the latest installment of David Handler's Edgar Award-winning Stewart Hoag mystery series, set in 1990s' New York, sees the ghostwriter-sleuth and his faithful basset hound Lulu inadvertently make a dangerous enemy. After six glorious weeks of hard work on his long-overdue second novel, celebrity-ghostwriter Stewart "Hoagy" Hoag has hit a crossroads in his plot. He thinks a change of scenery will do him good—and he knows just the place. His ex-wife, the actress Merilee Nash, has offered him the use…

Road of Bones – Jim Benn

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Road of Bones by James R. Benn.   Thursday, September 23 at 7 P.M.  via Zoom                                                                                                 Jim Benn will speak about the 16th novel in his Billy Boyle WWII mystery series on Thursday, September 23 at 7 P.M. From Amazon.com: “It’s September 1944, and the US is poised to launch Operation Frantic, a shuttle bombing mission to be conducted by American aircraft based in Great Britain, southern Italy, and three Soviet airfields in the Ukraine. Tensions are already high between the American and Russian allies when two intelligence agents—one Soviet, one American—are found dead at Poltava, one of the Ukrainian bases. Billy…