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Book Discussions

BookDiscGroupSo, it’s your turn to host your Book Club?  Don’t be stressed- the Library is here to help!  Browse through our Book Club Collection located on the Library’s second floor.  Multiple copies of over Forty different titles along with a book discussion guide are available to borrow.

The Library also hosts various book discussion groups:

An Evening Read  that meets once a month on a Wednesday night (an assigned read with a moderator).

An informal Book Chat that meets once a month on a Wednesday afternoon (everyone reads what they desire on a designated topic).

A Mystery Book Club. These sleuths meet once a month on a Thursday evening (an assigned read with a moderator).

See our Events¬†Calendar located on the Library’s website to register for the various dates and times. Stop by the Reference Desk for more information.

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All Things French: at the North Haven Library

Wednesday, May 4th at 7 pm Book Discussion: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr. From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.   Copies are available on the first floor.



Wednesday, May 11 at ¬†7 pm French Film Festival¬†– Midnight in Paris”A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.


Tuesday, May 17th at 10:30 am French Film Festival:  Chocolat РHot Chocolate will be served.When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop Рwith Sunday hours Рacross the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change.


Wednesday, May 18th at 7 pmCooking with Chef Paula РCrepes РIt’s  French Cooking day with Chef Paula.  Learn the art of crepe making Рboth savory and sweet .  Bon Appetite!




Saturday, May 21st at 2 pm Come to the Cabaret РAshly Cruz will perform a French/American  Themed Cabaret.  Listen to the songs of Edith Piaf, Yves Montand, Patricia Kaas and Charles Aznevour.Image result for cabaret

Monday May 23rd at 7 pm¬†¬†Walking Tour of Marie-Laure’s Paris – Presenter Donna Girot, lived in and explored Paris’ Latin Quarter for 7 years while raising her daughters. Join Donna on an intimate walk through this charming Parisian neighborhood while she gives both a contemporary and a 1940’s perspective that helps us to see what the blind character Marie-Laure could not see in the national bestseller All the Light We Cannot See.





Wednesday, May 25th at 7 pmThe City of Lights РCarole Rothchild of the French A la Carte School will present a program on the history of Paris starting from the foundation of the French Capital in the first centuries, continuing to the French Revolution and culminating with a focus on Paris during World War ll.




All programs are free but registration is recommended with the exception of French Film Festival movies. Call 203-239-5803 or the Event Calendar at to register North Haven Memorial Library,17 Elm Street North Haven, CT   06473


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Connecticut Craft Beers

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00pm

Will Siss, author of Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing. who has written about craft beer in Connecticut since 2005 as a columnist for the Waterbury(CT) Republican-American, will share his book, as well as the history of Connecticut brewing, and discuss the current craft beer scene in the state.

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Holds are suspended

Due to the transition by the state to the Deliverit system, We will not be fulfilling holds until further notice.  North Haven residents, Please do not place holds, unless the item is available at the North Haven Library.

Your patience and understanding will be greatly appreciated.

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Book Chat

BookGroupWednesday, May 18 at 1:00-2:00 pm

This month’s theme is French. You may pick a fiction, biography¬†or nonfiction book. We will discuss what we read in an informal environment.

Registration is requested.  Click here, stop by the Reference Desk, or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.

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Evening Knitting Group

Knitting @ Night-Do you knit or crochet? Come join our free, drop-in group. Bring your project and enjoy the company. No registration. This group will meet on the first floor of the library for the first meeting. Knitting @ night will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m..March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14.


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Language Conversation Groups

worldflags01_bigDo you speak a foreign language, but don’t have much opportunity to practice? Starting in 2016, the North Haven Library is offering Language Conversation Groups.

French – First Monday of each month at 4:00pm

German – First Tuesday of each month at 2:30pm

Italian – Second Monday of each month at 1:00pm

Spanish – Fourth Monday of each month at 4:00pm

To register for any of these groups, click here for the Library’s Event Calendar


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Mystery Book Discussion

Thursday,  May 26 at 7 Р8pm
Whodunit? Join our monthly mystery book discussion to decipher the clues. Multiple copies of the book to read will be available at the library.

May’s title is Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler.


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Knitting Group

YarnNeedlesFirst and third Thursday of each month 1:00-3:00pm
North Haven Library Community Room

Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Come join our free, drop-in group.
Bring your project and enjoy the company.




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Old North Haven Newspapers Online

OldNewspapersThanks to the Friends of the North Haven Library, we were able to have local newspapers from the 1970’s to 2011 scanned and put into a searchable database accessible from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. ¬†Stop by the Reference Desk for a one page how-to guide. ¬†Try out the database¬†at

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