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Upcoming Fall 2015 Programs and Events:



Call the Main Desk at GPL:  860.844.5275 to register or
email us at granbycossitt@gmail.com

The Leafy Tree: A Memoir Writing Workshop
with Sarah Merrill
 Wednesday, September 16, 6:15pm-7:45pm
The series has been re-scheduled to begin Mon, October 19, same time~
This series will run weekly through November 4;
pre-registration is required; participation is limited to 10.
Bring your preferred writing instruments -- pencil, pen or tablet -- to the
first session and be prepared to have fun!



Keep Calm & Color On!
An Adult Coloring Book Evening
at Cossitt Library, Main Room
Wednesday, September 30, 6:30-7:45pm
Refreshments available; registration is strongly suggested
to ensure enough supplies (free markers, colored pencils and
coloring pages for all).


 
Expeditions:  India!
a Book & Film Series
Our new series will explore the culture and history
of India with the PBS documentary film to be shown at Granby Public Library and the book discussions to be held at Cossitt Library on alternate weeks:


Wednesday, October 14, 1:30pm at GPL:  The Story of India (film)
British historian Michael Wood presents the story of the oldest and most diverse civilization, and largest democracy. This journey of sights and sounds, and achievements takes him from the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass (one or two segments will be viewed; approx. 1.5 hours)


October 21, 1:30pm at Cossitt (book):  Heat and Dust
by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize.
Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position as the wife of an important English civil servant. Jhabvala was a member of the Merchant-Ivory film team and won an Academy Award for her screenplay of A Room with a View.

October 28, 1:30pm at GPL (film)
Historian Michael Wood presents the story of the oldest and most diverse civilization, and largest democracy. This journey of sights and sounds, and achievements takes him from the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass (one or two segments will be viewed; approx. 1.5 hours)
 
November 4, 1:30pm at Cossitt (book):  Teatime for the Firefly 
by Shona Patel
"Patel's remarkable debut effortlessly transports readers back to India on the brink of independence.... Fans will be enchanted by Teatime for the Firefly's enthralling characters, exotic setting, and evocative writing style." -Booklist, starred review

Registration is required for the readings to ensure copies
for all participants;  the Fox Room can accomodate 15 only, so
please register for film showings also!