Did you know that can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, TV shows, moving, tutorials, streaming media, and more for free? All you need is your library card! No library card? No worries! Fairfield & Southport residents can register for a digital library card through the Fairfield Public Library website.

Pequot Library has a host of digital events and activities to choose from. Why not start with a Celebration of National Poetry Month with a reading of Marianne Moore’s “Poetry”(1924).

Cheif Librarian Christine Catallo reads “Poetry” by Marianne Moore

Digital Book Club

May: My Italian Bulldozer
by Alexander McCall Smith

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series returns with an irresistible new novel about one man’s adventures in the Italian countryside.

A feast for the senses and a poignant meditation on the complexity of human relationships, My Italian Bulldozer is a charming and intensely satisfying love story for anyone who has ever dreamed of a fresh start.

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Author Talk with Richard “Deej” Webb
Boats Against the Current
Thursday, April 30, 2020
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
RSVP TODAYJoin us for a Facebook Live Author Talk with author Westporter Richard “Deej” Webb who will discuss his book Boats Against the Current. Deej will chat about his book and do a live reading then take questions from viewers.The Great Gatsby may be one of America’s essential novels. Boats Against the Current is an essential document for anyone who has read the book and is curious to know its origins.

Dr. Rochelle Almeida:
On Memoir Writing

Saturday, April 25, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Author and New York University academic Rochelle Almeida explores the manner in which personal life stories are translated into published articles and books, inspired by her own recent, fast-paced memoir, The Year the World Was Mine: An Anglophile Hits a Half Century.

(A Zoom link will be e-mailed to participants the morning of the event.)

From the Children’s Library:

Storytime Live!
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Thursday, April 30, 2020
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a virtual story time on Facebook Live, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Bring your listening ears and prepare to have fun! Just head to our Facebook page.

FROM THE CHILDREN’S LIBRARYMiss Jane reads A Big Guy Took My Ball by Mo Willems

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