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Unplug for Happiness
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Study after study shows that time spent in front of devices like smartphones and tablets directly impacts your happiness.

More time spent on Facebook, SnapChat, Instagram, text messaging, and other online forms of communication makes you feel sadder, less satisfied with your life, and interestingly, more lonely.

So, how do you unplug for happiness? It’s easier than you think.

Check out our blog post on the subject.
Upcoming Events
Medicare & Beyond
Tuesday, October 10th, 6PM
Discover options and programs available. Learn what Medicare options best meet your needs.
It Happened in Connecticut
Thursday, October 12th, 6:30PM
Witchcraft trials, a serial murderer, &a bizarre vagabond are just three of the stories historian Diana Ross McCain will recount in her talk “It Really Happened in Connecticut."
Adventures in Newbie Backpacking
Monday, October 16th, 6:30PM
Join library staff member Lauren Gledhill as she recounts her experiences as a new backpacker, from weekend trips along the Appalachian Trail & in New York's Catskill Mountains, to a solo trek of Vermont's 273-mile Long Trail. She will discuss gear & trip planning, offer tips for life on the trail, share photos & answer questions. No registration required.
U.S.S. Connecticut & the Great White Fleet
Tuesday, October 17th, 6:30PM
Please join author Mark Albertson as he shares his books  U.S.S. Connecticut: Constitution State Battleship and They'll Have to Follow You!: The Triumph of the Great White Fleet
Intro to iPad
Thursday, October 19th, 6:30PM
Get the lowdown on apps, music, settings and more. Please bring your fully charged iPad, apple user name/password and your e-mail user name/password if applicable.
DNA Testing for Genealogy Research: Fact & Fiction
Saturday, October 21st, 2:30PM
Thinking about doing a DNA test for your genealogy research or have done one already? Genealogist Janeen Bjork will talk about the three major companies offering DNA testing, the costs, facts & misconceptions of what testing can do for you.
Friday Night at the Library
The library will open at 5:30 pm on Friday October 20 for another Friday Night @ the Library! 

Enjoy events for children, families & adults including a concert , mini-art lessons with ArtsPlace artists & more!

The “Back In Time”’ concert at 6:00 pm will feature Liz McNicholl and Lindsey Ceitinn in a family-style singalong of old favorite songs and fiddle tunes.

Purchase pizza (from Cheshire Pizza and Ale) and drinks from our Friends of the Library.
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