The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672.
Spanish film to be
shown at library
The Danbury Library's next independent film showing will be held on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. with the Spanish film "El Bola."
The film received a "Best Film" award at the Avignon Film Festival and four Goya awards. Refreshments and optional discussion follow the film.
The film series is provided free and supported with funding from the FRIENDS of the Danbury Library. A complete list of movie titles and descriptions is available in the library or online at danburylibrary.org.
For further information, contact Librarian Susan Horton at (203) 797-4533.
Musician to perform
at scholarship benefit
Connecticut singer-songwriter and tenor guitarist Bill Lauf Jr. will perform a concert on Friday to benefit the Bill Lauf Sr. Scholarship Fund.
The concert will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 18 Clapboard Ridge Road. The show, put on by the Danbury Fish and Game Club, which also sponsors the scholarship, begins at 7:30 p.m.
The scholarship honors Bill Lauf Sr., the first Sunday editor of The News-Times, who was an avid outdoorsman and columnist. It is awarded annually to a Danbury area high school senior planning to attend college to study journalism or environmental science. Eligible high schools are Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Immaculate, Joel Barlow, New Milford, New Fairfield, Newtown and Ridgefield.
Tickets are $20, tax deductible, and available by calling Charlie Flanagan at (860) 355-8484 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming book talks
at Danbury Library
The Danbury Library will host a variety of book discussions for a variety of ages.
For grades 3-5, the Connecticut Humanities Council is sponsoring a special book discussion series focused on "The Tales of Dimwood Forest" by Avi. "Ragweed" is the selected book for discussion on Tuesday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This series will be facilitated by Professor Judith Sullivan from Western Connecticut State University.
The Magic Tree House Club, for those in grades 2-4, will feature a discussion of three books from the Magic Tree House, one discussion each in March, April and May. "Pirates Past Noon" will be discussed on Thursday, from 4 to 5 p.m. Along with the monthly discussion, participants will also make a theme-related craft to bring home.
For adults, the next evening "BookTalk" will be held on March 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with the discussion of "Being Dead" by Jim Crace. Refreshments will be served.
Registration is required for all of the teen and children's discussions by calling (203) 707-4528. Books for all discussions can be reserved online at danburylibrary.org or by calling (203) 797-4527.
continues at library
Spaces are still available for the Danbury Library Spring Storytime session that continues through March 29.
Storytimes are conducted in 45-minute sessions for children three months to 5 years old. The programs include stories, music, crafts and encourage the love of reading! Sessions are: Babies 3-12 months, Mondays at 10:15 a.m.; Babies 12-23 months, Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m.; 3-4 year olds, Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.; 2-year-olds, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.
Storytimes are free and registrations are held continually until all spaces are filled.
To register or for more information, call the Junior Services Department at (203) 797-4528. The Danbury Library is located at 170 Main St.