The Gales Ferry Librarian, Elaine Steele, facilitates the discussion. Anyone over the age of 55 is welcome to participate. Copies of the monthly selection are available in regular print, large print, audio, and sometimes, as a downloadable book or audio. Upcoming books are distributed monthly at the discussion. If you are looking for a book discussion we would love to have you join us.
December 15: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
January 26: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
February 23: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
The Ledyard Library Also Provides Materials Delivered to your Home- The Ledyard Library provides a home bound delivery of materials for residents who are unable to get to the library. If you like to read. Listen to music or audio books or even watch movies, library volunteers will deliver these items to your home. We will fill specific requests for a book or movie or let us know what subjects you like and a librarian will choose some items for you. The library offers many titles in regular or large print, and audio books. We also have a collection of magazines, music CDs, and movies. Contact Elaine Steele at Gales Ferry Library (860) 464-6943 for more information
Renters Rebate is a State qualified program run by OPM (Office of Policy and Management) for residents who are elderly/disabled and make a certain amount of income. This program runs from April 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021. To qualify you need to present proof of expenses (rent, electricity, gas, water and fuel) when applying to Karen Goetchius, Municipal Agent, as well as social security benefits or any other income from last year. For more information, call 860-464-8464.
AARP now has a web-based video course available. This version is available any time to sign up and take. It is a four hour class but there isn’t a person teaching it; it is video based training. It requires the participant to have a computer/laptop/tablet to take this web-based version of the class. There is a discount available for this version of the class. Information on registration is on the website below and if there are any issues, there is contact information on the website to utilize.
AARP will continue to offer a special 25% off discount through the end of the year on the Smart Driver online course. Website: www.aarpdriversafety.org Promo code for 25% off discount: DRIVINGSKILLS (good through December 31, 2021)
Join us as we transform an unfinished wooden tray into a spectacular painted tray which you can keep or give as a gift for the holidays! Perfect hostess gift for the upcoming holiday parties! All materials are provided.
INSTRUCTOR: Jeanette Green
We are now offering a weekly Wednesday lunch, including dessert, for $7.00. Check our Facebook page or call us at 860-464-0478 for the menu and to place your order. All orders must be called in by 4:30 Monday afternoon. The lunches will be available for a contactless curbside pick-up at noon on Wednesday. This service is available to the general public. Let us make your day a little easier with a hot prepared meal which you could use for either lunch or dinner!