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January 2021

New Canaan Library’s ‘Presidential Trappings’ Series continues with ‘The Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum: Presidential Papers and the National Archives’

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

January’s “Presidential Trappings” series, presented by New Canaan Library and the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, moves into session three on Tuesday, January 19 at 7PM EST. Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist, will present The Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum: Presidential Papers and the National Archives. His in-depth discussion will cover the famous Roosevelt Presidential Library (the nation’s first Presidential Library), as well as the history of the Presidential Library System in general. Please register at newcananlibrary.org; Zoom info will…

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Library’s “Movements in Cinema” Series Explores Italian Cinema of the 1960s, Presented by Professor Michael Cramer

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Although Italian cinema first gained international notoriety with neorealist films such as Open City and Bicycle Thieves released after WWII, it reached perhaps its greatest commercial and artistic heights in the early 1960s. Join New Canaan Library in welcoming Michael Cramer, Professor of Film History at Sarah Lawrence College, who will explore the various factors and influences that produced some of Italy’s most renowned and artistic films. Professor Cramer’s talk is the second in New Canaan Library’s new cultural series,…

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EMT Course from New Canaan EMS

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New Canaan EMS CT 06840 United States + Google Map

WINTER 2021 EMT-B CLASS Instructors: Chris Lovell, EMT-I & Paramedic, Norwalk Hospital & Wendy Fog, EMT-I & EMT, NCEMS Starts June 25, 2021- Early June 2021 Monday & Wednesday (6pm-10pm) & some Saturday Dates: TBD (9am-5pm) Location: New Canaan EMS Headquarters, 182 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840 (May be Online or Hybrid depending on COVID 19 Levels and State Guidelines) Cost: $995 (plus textbook) Students will be required to wear a uniform including Navy Cargo or EMT Pants, Black…

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New Canaan CARES: The Social Dilemma Screening & Conversation

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, January, 27, 2021 at 9:30am

One event on Wednesday, January, 27, 2021 at 7:00pm

The Social Dilemma Screening A handful of engineers in Silicon Valley aren’t just programming code. They are programming human civilization. The only question that remains is, what are we going to do about it?” Jeff Orlowski, Director Log on Tuesday, 1/26 @ 7pm for a virtual screening or watch the movie when it works best for you. Then join us on Wednesday, 1/27 to discuss the film. 9:30am with Dr. Chris Bogart 7pm with Rebecca Campbell, LCSW

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‘The Art of Ballot Design Throughout History,’ presented by Author and Graphic Designer Alicia Yin Cheng, Concludes Library’s ‘Presidential Trappings’ Series

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

January’s “Presidential Trappings” series, presented by New Canaan Library and the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, concludes on Tuesday, January 26 at 7PM EST. Alicia Yin Cheng, founding partner of MGMT. design and author of This is What Democracy Looked Like: A Visual History of the Printed Ballot will take the audience through a fascinating history of some of the unique designs of ballots in the past. Please register at newcananlibrary.org; Zoom info will be provided upon registration. The…

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‘The Real Queen’s Gambit,’ True Stories of International Chess Master and Coach, is Presented by New Canaan Library via Live Webinar

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix’s blockbuster series about a chess prodigy, has ignited sales of chess boards and a new national obsession with the game. But, before the glamorous world of Beth Harmon, international master Rusa Goletiani and expert coach, Mike Amori, were fully steeped in the world of chess competitions and coaching. This program will take you into the real world of competitive, high-stakes chess—drawing on parallels from The Queen’s Gambit to illuminate true tales of confronting gender inequities, competing…

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February 2021

The Know Perennial Garden with Roy Diblik

February 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Roy Diblik is a recognized perennial plant expert, grower, designer, speaker and author. Combining his 35 years of knowledge growing traditional and Midwest native perennials, he specializes in highly aesthetic, sustainable plant communities for all seasons, while reducing maintenance through design. His book, The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden, will be available at Elm Street Books.

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