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Simsbury Free Library
749 Hopmeadow Street
P.O.Box 484
Simsbury, CT 06070
Tuesdays and Thursdays
11:00 to 5:00
2nd and 4th Saturdays
10:00 to 2:00

Chick Austin House Tour


Simsbury Arts Academy Reception 
Farmington Canal Tour

Tuesday,  April 15th, 11:15 a.m. 
Drop In Book Club:  Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
No need to join this book club.  Just stop in when a book interests you!
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. 
Genealogy Road Show
If you are searching your family tree, but don’t know where else to look to find your missing ancestors, bring in your tree and Diane LeMay, our genealogy librarian, can help with deciphering handwriting, online research and Massachusetts and French-Canadian research and much more.  Free to members.  $5 for non-members.    
Thursday, April 24, 1 p.m.
Foreign Movie/Documentary Series:  In a Better World
The 2010 winner of the Best Foreign Language Film follows the fates of two families and how they become intertwined as their sons develop a dangerous friendship.
Saturday, April 26, 1 p.m. 
Cemetery Talk with Connecticut Grave Lady Ruth Brown: POSTPONED
Come join us as Ruth Brown give a talk on understanding and appreciating our old burying grounds, how landscapes have been altered over time and who made the gravestones that mark the graves of our early residents of Connecticut.  Ruth will also cover how to get a good photograph of your family markers or clean them if necessary.




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History Day Competitors:  Kevin Gyurco, Sammi Dowd, Montana McMahon, Emilee Buytkins,  adviser Grantland Rogers, and Rachel Baumann (Igor Banaszuk not picoted).
The Simsbury Free Library was happy to support the 6 hardworking high school students who participated in this year's History Day in Connecticut competition.  
Congratulations to the two projects that placed in the District Competition at Torrington High School on March 15th:  Seniors Emilee Buytkins, Sammi Dowd and Igor Banaszuk won first place in the Group Documentary division and Freshman Montana McMahon won second place in the Individual Exhibit division!  These students will advance to the March 26th State Competition at Central Connecticut State University. 
Click Hartford Courant Article to read more about it!! 
Many thanks to history teacher Grantland Rogers, Simsbury Historical Society and the Simsbury Public Schools for their help in furthering an interest in history in Simsbury