The Lyme Public Library is planning to offer the following programs and activities in March.  All events take place at the library unless otherwise noted. For the complete details on these activities, please call the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org. To register for any of the programs, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.


Friday, Mar. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Yoga & Meditation with Joan Fisler
Instructor Joan Fisler of Red Barn Yoga conducts a yoga and meditation class, no experience necessary. Cost is $10 at the door.

Saturday, Mar. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Creating Beautiful Photographs on an iPhone or Android Phone with Fred Verillo (Part 2)
Artist Fred Verillo leads the second of two workshops on composing and printing photos on smartphones.

Sunday, Mar. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Central Station.”

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
“The Sweet Spot” — The Library’s Coffee Cafe
The library offers this popular monthly gathering in its café where residents enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, games, magazines, newspapers and the company of friends and neighbors.  

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Art Class – Afternoon Art for Grades 1-5
Shell & Bee Studio offers a fun, creative, after-school art class for elementary school students in Grades 1-5. 

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Thursday, Mar. 7, 5:30 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Digital Illustration for Teens & Adults
Shell & Bee Studio offers an evening digital-illustration class for teenagers and adults.

Saturday, Mar. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Cookbook Club
The library’s Cookbook Club allows residents to build their culinary skills, and prepare and share foods made from a specific cookbook’s recipes with friends and neighbors.

Tuesday, Mar. 12, 11:00 a.m.
Lyme Library Puzzle Club
The library’s Puzzle Club brings together friends and neighbors to assemble jigsaw puzzles of various sizes.

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Emily Lewis
Emily Lewis provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Friday, Mar. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Yoga & Meditation with Joan Fisler
Instructor Joan Fisler of Red Barn Yoga conducts a yoga and meditation class, no experience necessary. Cost is $10 at the door.

Friday, Mar. 15, 1:00 p.m.
“As the Page Turns” Book Club
The Book Club cosponsored by the Lyme Public Library and the Lymes’ Senior Center will discuss this month’s book selection. Copies of the book can be picked up at the library’s circulation desk. 

Saturday, Mar. 16, 2:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Pastor Sue Latourette
Pastor Sue Latourette provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Sunday, Mar. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Hear My Song.”

Wednesday, Mar.20, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Saturday, Mar. 23, 12:30 p.m.
Lyme Library “Stitchcraft” Club
The library’s Stitchcraft Club enables residents to practice knitting, embroidery, crocheting and other forms of stitching with friends and neighbors.

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2:00 p.m.
“Like Notes of Music”: Film Screening & Artist Talk with Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff
Internationally known artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff screens the film “Like Notes of Music” which profiles his life and work; and speaks about his painting and inspirations.

Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Lyme Library American Mah Jongg Club
The library’s Mah Jonng Club brings together residents for two hours of playing the popular game.  Previous Mah Jonng experience is preferred. 

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.