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439 Redding Road
Redding,
203-938-2545

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June 2017

MTL: Fact vs. Fiction in My Brother Sam is Dead

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road
Redding,
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Fact vs. Fiction in My Brother Sam is Dead Wednesday, June 14 at 7 pm The Mark Twain Library (MTL) 439 Redding Road “My Brother Sam is Dead” is a historic novel based in Redding during the Revolutionary War, but which parts are fact, and which parts are fiction? Find out with Town Historian Charley Couch as he sifts through the novel and discusses what really happened in Redding during the Revolutionary War. This talk is a great way to…

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September 2017

MTL: Revolution, Patriotism & Liberty–How We Remember and Represent Our Past

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road
Redding,
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Revolution, Patriotism & Liberty--How We Remember and Represent Our Past Monday, Sept. 11 (Patriot Day) 7 pm at the MTL 439 Redding Road Dr. Leslie Lindenauer, professor of history at Western Connecticut State University, discusses the theme of Patriotism in “My Brother Sam is Dead,” with a focus on how we have chosen to remember and represent notions of patriotism and liberty from the Revolutionary War. Dr. Lindenauer, who received her PhD from New York University in 1997, has worked…

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October 2017

MTL: Happy Birthday, Redding!

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road
Redding,
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Happy Birthday, Redding! Thursday, Oct. 12, 4-5 pm MTL, 439 Redding Road To celebrate the town’s 250th anniversary, Miss Lisa is throwing a big birthday party bash for Redding! Make your own ice cream sundaes and make a collage of your favorite places in town. Ages 4 to 7. Registration opens in September. Visit www.marktwainlibrary.org for information. Click here for press release details.

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November 2017

MTL: Town-Wide Book Discussion

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road
Redding,
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Town-Wide Book Discussion Friday, Nov. 3 at 7 pm The MTL 439 Redding Road Library Director Beth Dominianni leads a discussion on major themes in the book, including the impact of war on a community, military justice, and how families can be riven by politics. Ages 12 and up. Click here for press release details.

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