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Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson 10:00 am
Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
MPL will once again offer a free meditation and yoga course in the Buchanan Auditorium, thanks to the generosity of community member and library patron Blanche Johnson. The course is developed to support those interested to establish and/or deepen their meditation and yoga practice
Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Reading in the Kitchen: MPL’s Cookbook Book Club 6:30 pm
Reading in the Kitchen: MPL’s Cookbook Book Club
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm
Do you love to cook? Do you love to eat what you cook? Our topic at this meeting will be Mediterranean cooking, including a discussion on why this diet is enjoying widespread popularity. Cookbooks are available for checkout at the
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time is especially for children ages birth-3 with a caregiver. We’ll start with brief stories, songs and movement at 10:15 followed by unstructured play from 10:30-11:30.  This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Edit
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Autumn Artisan Fair – Windham Regional Arts Council 9:00 am
Autumn Artisan Fair – Windham Regional Arts Council
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This is an indoor / outdoor event, featuring local artists and artisans with original work for sale. Parking and admission is free, and open to all. We will have bake sale items and hot and cold beverages. Participating artisans will
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Family Nature Hike with Gary Drew 1:30 pm
Family Nature Hike with Gary Drew @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
We had such fun on last year’s walk that we’re doing it again! Join experienced woodsman and enthusiastic hiker Gary Drew as he leads another family-friendly walk in the woods. Learn about some interesting natural features as you walk along,
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Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson 10:00 am
Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
MPL will once again offer a free meditation and yoga course in the Buchanan Auditorium, thanks to the generosity of community member and library patron Blanche Johnson. The course is developed to support those interested to establish and/or deepen their meditation and yoga practice
Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
Afternoon at the Opera 1:00 pm
Afternoon at the Opera @ Buchanan Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
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Drop-In Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Drop-In Knitting Group
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Library Program Room Do you have any unfinished objects in your workbasket? Do you want to learn (or re-learn) to knit? Do you have some questions about a yarn or pattern you are considering? Come join us for an afternoon
Mansfield Film Discussion 7:00 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion @ Buchanan Auditorium
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion @ Buchanan Auditorium
For our October meeting we will be watching Frank Capra’s Arsenic and Old Lace (1944). Cary Grant plays a drama critic who learns on his wedding day that his beloved aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. This
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time is especially for children ages birth-3 with a caregiver. We’ll start with brief stories, songs and movement at 10:15 followed by unstructured play from 10:30-11:30.  This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Edit
Friends of The Mansfield Library Potluck Dinner with Japanese storyteller Motoko 5:30 pm
Friends of The Mansfield Library Potluck Dinner with Japanese storyteller Motoko
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This year’s annual Potluck Dinner will be held on Friday, October 13th in the Buchanan Auditorium. Drinks and appetizers will be provided and served by the Friends board at 5:30pm. As always, our members will supply a variety of wonderful
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Board Game Night 6:00 pm
Board Game Night @ Library Express
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board Game Night @ Library Express
Board Game Night at the Library Express! Enjoy board games in a fun and relaxed setting. Bring your own games or play one of ours. Teens ( accompanied by an adult) and adults welcome. 2 hours free parking available in
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Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson 10:00 am
Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
MPL will once again offer a free meditation and yoga course in the Buchanan Auditorium, thanks to the generosity of community member and library patron Blanche Johnson. The course is developed to support those interested to establish and/or deepen their meditation and yoga practice
Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 20 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time is especially for children ages birth-3 with a caregiver. We’ll start with brief stories, songs and movement at 10:15 followed by unstructured play from 10:30-11:30.  This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Edit
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Uncle Vlad’s Halloween Spooktacular Puppet Show 10:30 am
Uncle Vlad’s Halloween Spooktacular Puppet Show @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Puppeteer Shane McNeal presents a special multi-media puppet show just right for the season. Batty puppet host Uncle Vlad shares some of his favorite not-too-spooky stories as he introduces  a group of silly monsters, werewolves and ghouls that will have
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Understanding Islam and Muslims 6:30 pm
Understanding Islam and Muslims @ Buchanan Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm
Aida Mansoor is a Community Chaplain in the Greater Hartford Area and a board member of the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding. She is committed to building bridges of understanding and is President of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut which
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Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson 10:00 am
Meditation and Yoga: Taught by Blanche Johnson
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
MPL will once again offer a free meditation and yoga course in the Buchanan Auditorium, thanks to the generosity of community member and library patron Blanche Johnson. The course is developed to support those interested to establish and/or deepen their meditation and yoga practice
Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver.
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Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail 6:30 pm
Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail @ Buchanan Auditorium
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come treat yourself to a modern day adventure! In March of last year, Sam Ducharme set out on a 2180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin Maine. During his six month journey he documented
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Toddler Time 10:15 am
Toddler Time @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time is especially for children ages birth-3 with a caregiver. We’ll start with brief stories, songs and movement at 10:15 followed by unstructured play from 10:30-11:30.  This is a drop-in program, no registration necessary. Edit
Artists Live Reception 5:00 pm
Artists Live Reception @ Library Express
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us on the final Friday of October at the Express Branch in Storrs Center for an artist discussion with this month’s featured artist, Nan Runde. Artists Live is a visual arts program, which features award-winning Connecticut artists in month-long
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Curious Fun for Halloween 10:00 am
Curious Fun for Halloween @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drop in to the Library any time between 10 AM and 3 PM for a fun celebration of the weird and the wonderful! We’ll have activities for kids going on throughout this time period, both inside and out. You can
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