Fetch! Me a Story on Saturday, Sept. 7, 12:30 to 2 p.m. A registered therapy dog and handler, trained in the Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program, will visit the East Granby Public Library to meet individually with young readers. Established in 1999, R.E.A.D. is the first and foremost program utilizing the companionship of therapy animals to encourage children’s love of books and the reading environment. Open to all, including pre-readers, those with special needs, and those wishing to become comfortable around dogs. To sign up for your 15-minute slot, visit the library or call 860-653-3002.
Author Talk on Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Steve Rushin, author of Nights in White Castle, picks up where he left off in his acclaimed memoir Sting-Ray Afternoons which brilliantly captures a bygone era and the thrills of new adulthood in the early 80s.
Author Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Sharon Farber, author of Choosing to be a Medium.
Afternoon at the Movies, each Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Sept. 4: Hotel Mumbai
Sept. 11: Gloria Bell
Sept. 18: Burn Your Maps
Sept. 25: A Dog’s Journey