3/27/08

Author Jennifer Block visiting Henry Carter Hull Library to talk about childbirth issues

Journalist and author Jennifer Block visiting Henry Carter Hull Library to talk about childbirth issues

Contact: David Boudinot
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org & http://www.jenniferblock.com

Jennifer Block will be reading from her book "Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care" at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton, Connecticut on Thursday April 24, 2008 at 6:00 pm. A discussion and book signing will follow.

"Pushed" is a provocative and incisive analysis of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care. From cesarean sections to certain birth practices being outlawed in several states, Block investigates how childbirth is managed and in some cases mismanaged in North America.

Jennifer Block is a former editor at Ms. Magazine and an editor of the revised Our Bodies, Ourselves . Her work has appeared in such publications as the Village Voice, The Nation, Mother Jones, and ELLE. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Block's book will be available for purchase at this free event. Please call the library to register.

For more information, visit www.hchlibrary.org or call the library at (860) 669-2342.

3/19/08

Presentation on The Carpenters at the Henry Carter Hull Library

Presentation on The Carpenters at the Henry Carter Hull Library

Contact: David Boudinot
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org

Bill Hosley, the Director of the New Haven Museum and Historical Society will be giving a presentation titled "Yesterday Once More: New Haven Remembers The Carpenters," on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 6:30 pm at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton, Connecticut. Hosley's multimedia presentation illuminates the music of The Carpenters, explores their roots in New Haven, and examines their triumphs and tragedies.

The Carpenters, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter, are one of the best-selling bands of the 1970s and all-time. Their soft and melodic musical style has inspired many and influenced countless bands.

This presentation is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Please visit www.hchlibrary.org or call the library at (860) 669-2342 for more information.

3/12/08

Author of “Cooperative Village” to visit the Henry Carter Hull Library

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Author of “Cooperative Village” to visit the Henry Carter Hull Library

Contact: David Boudinot
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org & http://www.carolmrp.com/press.htm

Author Frances Madeson will be putting on a performance and reading from portions of her novel “Cooperative Village,” at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton, Connecticut on Thursday April 17, 2008 at 6:00 pm. A discussion about the USA PATRIOT Act and book signing will follow.

“Cooperative Village” is a humorous novel about a woman who discovers the dead body of an elderly neighbor on the laundry room floor of her apartment building. What follows is a strange and over-the-top tale of life, love, and liberty in lower Manhattan which involves libraries, the USA PATRIOT Act, and how to get through the complexities of a 21st-century American urban village.

Playwright and novelist, Frances Madeson, began her career as a Legislative Aide in the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor in Washington, D.C., and has worked in New York City law firms and nonprofit organizations for more than 20 years. Cooperative Village is her debut book.

This event is part of a week long celebration of National Library Week from April 13 - 19 at the Henry Carter Hull Library.

Madeson's book will be available for purchase at this free event. Registration is required.

Please visit www.hchlibrary.org or call the library at (860) 669-2342 for more information.

HCH Library Celebrates National Library Week

The Henry Carter Hull Library celebrates National Library Week (April 13 - April 19, 2008) with exciting programs, free coffee, and a Food for Fines drive.

For the kids, the Children's Room offers a Mommy & Me Exercise Class on Friday, and the 2nd Annual Edible Books Festival on Saturday.

We have free coffee all week in the lobby, generously sponsored by Malone's Coffee House in downtown Clinton.

Join us on Thursday for a special author event!

Author Frances Madeson will be putting on a performance and reading from portions of her novel “Cooperative Village,” at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton, Connecticut on Thursday April 17, 2008 at 6:00 pm. A discussion about the USA PATRIOT Act and book signing will follow.

And finally, in lieu of fines for your currently overdue materials, please bring in some non-perishable foods for Clinton's Families Helping Families.

Happy Library Week!

3/3/08

Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at library in Clinton

Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at library in Clinton

Contact: Carol Walter
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org
http://www.askyourfather.net/

The Henry Carter Hull Library is hosting a free St. Patrick’s Day Party on Sunday March 16 from 1-4 pm. The band Ask Your Father will perform Celtic Music and the students of the Katherine Mulkerin School of Dance will be putting on an Irish step-dance performance. Refreshments will be served.

More information can be found at www.hchlibrary.org, www.askyourfather.net,
or by calling the Henry Carter Hull Library at (860) 669-2342.

3/2/08

Binky Rocks the House on March 2, 2008

The band, "Binky" performed a stellar concert to a packed Community Room at The Henry Carter Hull Library on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

Little feet were dancing and a good time was had by all. The band is comprised of Jessica Nevins, Anastasia Lepore, Amy Forbes, Cary Howes, Abraham Wilson & Kathleen Cartwright, all Music Together performers from Connecticut.











3/1/08

Mashantucket Pequot Museum to give presentation at library in Clinton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mashantucket Pequot Museum to give presentation at library in Clinton

Contact: David Boudinot
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org

Representatives of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum will be giving a presentation about the museum at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton on Sunday, March 9 at 12:30 pm. Steve Cook, Head Curator of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, will talk about the Museum’s collection of contemporary and historical Native American art and Betsy Peterson, Head of Information Resources, will be presenting an overview of the libraries, archives, and special collections of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Reproduction artifacts will be available for the audience to view and handle.

This event is part of “Museums at the Library,” a free lecture series at the Henry Carter Hull Library which showcases many New England area museums throughout the winter.

“Museums at the Library” is a forum for the public to interact with curators, directors, education coordinators, and docents from many of New England’s finest museums. Several of the museums will show slides of art from their collections, and in some cases, will bring real artifacts and memorabilia to Clinton.

Each lecture is free and no registration is required.

More information can be found at www.hchlibrary.org or by calling the Henry Carter Hull Library at (860) 669-2342.