Writing Workshop – Write Your COVID Experience

Did you catch Covid? Did you lose a loved one? Did you feel lost and alone during the shutdowns? Publishers of a new book, "Coming Out of Covid" are seeking poems, short memoirs, and short stories from residents of Vernon, South Windsor and Manchester. In this writing workshop Vernon's Poet Laureate, Pegi Deitz Shea, will [...]

By |2021-07-12T12:44:08-04:00August 3rd, 2021||0 Comments

Genealogy Workshop via Zoom – Tracing Immigrant Ancestors

When did your family’s original immigrant arrive in America? Godfrey Memorial Library Board Chair and Senior Researcher Al Fiacre will present information about finding records of these ancestors coming to different regions of America. The types of sources and where to find them will vary depending upon the time period in which your ancestor initially [...]

By |2021-05-04T16:17:01-04:00May 5th, 2021||0 Comments

Genealogy Workshop via Zoom – Using Census Records

Carol Ansel, Director at the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, will discuss the history of the United States Census, how the questions changed to reflect what was happening in the nation at that time, and how you can use it to learn about your ancestors. There are stories hidden in all those facts and figures-- [...]

By |2021-03-04T13:22:40-05:00March 31st, 2021||0 Comments

Adulting 101 – Taco Tuesday

Do you want to make great food in a minimum amount of time, but don't have a clue how to go about it? Are you on your own for the first time and have discovered eating out is expensive and takeout is tiresome? Young adults ages 13 and up are invited to join us as [...]

By |2020-02-26T15:28:13-05:00March 3rd, 2020||0 Comments
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