Meet Children's Author Janet Lawler

Wednesday, July 15th - 10:30am

Summer Reading: The Prehistoric Games are coming to Chaplin! Join children's author Janet Lawler as she reads her "dinosaur Olympics" story and shares her book's journey along with fun craft and game suggestions. This will be a virtual event via Zoom. Pre-registration is required.

Register now and you will be entered in the drawing to win a FREE signed copy of Janet's book!


The Connecticut Authors Trail 2020 is happening virtually!

Visit https://connecticutauthorstrail.org/  to learn more.

The Chaplin Public Library will be hosting nature writer Robert Tougias via Zoom on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30 pm! Call or email to register for this event. 

The library building is currently closed to the public, but curbside window service is available. Please call 860-455-9424 or email chaplinlibraryrequest@gmail.com to request books, DVDs or periodicals.

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