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Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Welcome teen visitors!

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Did you know that you can also visit us on Facebook? We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site! You can also reach us by phone at 860-652-7720.

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Upcoming Events


Come to your Senses: Aromatherapy 101

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Time: 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Place: Riverfront Community Center

Join certified aromatherapist, Kim Larkin, in this fun, educational, and aromatic program where we will learn about the ancient history of essential oils and the origins of natural botanicals. We will explore their healing properties and how essential oils and plants have been used throughout history to enhance and heal many issues. We’ll even have a fun trivia quiz. We will also have fun by creating our own soap recipe, a beneficial foot salt soak, and a fabric dream pillow. Lavender, lemon balm, peppermint, chamomile, spearmint and more will be just some of the fragrant choices available for us to create with, as well as a variety of natural essential oils. Come have fun creating your own aromatherapy products! Herbal tea will be served to help set the mood. After all, tea is just “aromatherapy” in a cup!

**This program will held in-person in the Arts & Crafts Room at Riverfront Community Center. Masks are required for all, vaccinated and unvaccinated.**

Registration begins November 9, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720.

Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Session

Who: Students entering grades 9-12
When: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Place: Virtual session

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The Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT, SAT and PSAT for local high school students. On the day of the testing event, participants will receive a link via email that will bring them to a timed exam. After the exam is submitted, students will receive a score report with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses via email. Registration is required; please sign up online here. For assistance, please call Reference at 860-652-7720.

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Veggie Lasagna Soup

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Wednesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Place: Virtual Session

Join Food Explorers to make a warm and cozy dinner: Veggie Lasagna Soup! You’ll need the following ingredients: 1 onion, carrots, garlic, 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes, 1 15-oz jar tomato sauce, 4 cups vegetable broth, lasagna noodles, parmesan, as well as optional ingredients such as spinach, ricotta cheese, and dried oregano.

Registration begins December 22, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.

 

For all library events,
see the CALENDAR.

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