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Friends Sponsored Events

The following Events have been sponsored by the Friends.

Upcoming events

    • 03/17/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Community Room, LRW Library


    Friends of the Library

    Mini Media Sale

     

    March 17, 2018

    10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Community Room, LRW Library

    • 04/22/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Lucy Robbins Welles Library

    Desserts Ever After

    April 22

    2:00 - 4:00 pm

    Come and meet the characters from

    Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

    Play games. Take pictures with the characters.

    Try to win the Willie Wonka Basket. 

    And have Ice Cream Sundaes for dessert.

    Tickets go on sale March 1st at the Adult Information Desk.

    A joint fundraiser with the Newington Children's Theatre Company

    • 05/04/2018
    • 05/06/2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Senior & Disabled Center, 120 Cedar St Newington

    Spring Book Sale


    Friday, May 4, 2018 - Preview Night

    5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    $5.00 Admission


    Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Book Sale

    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


    Sunday, May 6, 2018 - Books By the Bag
    Noon to 3:00 p.m.

    Buy a Friends' green bag for $7 and fill it up.

    Refills are $6.


    Non-profits with proof of non-profit status and teachers with ID, are welcome to come at 3:15 to 4:00 and take any of the remaining items.





    • 05/12/2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio

    Friends' Bus Trip to Riverton, Connecticut

    Saturday, May 12

    Join us for a trip to the Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio where we will have a guided tour of the facility. Enjoy lunch at Sweet Pea's, a local restaurant. The Hitchcock Chair Co. is just a short walk away should you wish to explore there.

    The cost of the bus trip, visit to the glassblower's and lunch at Sweet Pea's is $55.00 per person. Lunch includes soup and sandwich or salad. Please register at the Adult Information Desk. Payment by cash or check is due at the time of registration.


    • 06/02/2018
    • Block Island

    Friends' Bus Trip to Block Island

    Saturday, June 2

    Enjoy a lovely day exploring Block Island! A bus will take you from Newington to the Block Island Ferry where you will be transported to the Island. A bus tour of the Island is included.

    The cost of the trip is $65.00 per person, payable in cash or by check. Register at the Adult Information Desk.

Past events

01/19/2018 Wine, Beer, Cider & Cheese Social
12/29/2017 Teddy Bear Clinic
11/05/2017 Fall Book Sale - Books By the Bag
11/04/2017 Fall Book Sale
11/03/2017 FALL BOOK SALE - PREVIEW NIGHT
10/21/2017 Friends' Reception
10/15/2017 National Friends of Libraries Week
09/30/2017 Bus Trip to NYC
09/09/2017 Mini Media Sale
06/14/2017 Friends' Annual Meeting & Election of Officers
05/21/2017 Newington Library 5K Challenge
04/09/2017 National Library Week
01/20/2017 Wine, Beer, Cider & Cheese Social
11/18/2016 Fall Book Sale
11/08/2016 Library Sign Up at the Polls
10/22/2016 Friends Reception
10/16/2016 National Friends of Libraries Week
10/01/2016 Friends Bus Trip to Hyde Park NY
08/06/2016 Friends Craft Afternoon
05/15/2016 Friends 5K Fans at the Newington Library 5K Challenge
01/22/2016 Wine & Beer & Cheese Social and All That Jazz
11/13/2015 FALL BOOK SALE
10/03/2015 Bus Trip to the Big Apple
08/15/2015 Bus Trip to Providence, Rhode Island
06/10/2015 Friends' Annual Meeting & Election of Officers (with Quilt Raffle)
05/17/2015 Friends' 5K Fans - Newington Library 5K Challenge
04/15/2015 Library Lobby Day
01/30/2015 Bakeless Bake Sale
01/23/2015 Wine, Beer and Cheese Social
06/11/2014 Annual Meeting & Election of Officers
05/04/2014 Spring Book Sale - Books by the Bag
05/03/2014 Spring Book Sale - Saturday Sale
05/02/2014 Spring Book Sale - Preview Night
05/02/2014 SPRING BOOK SALE -
03/22/2014 Chamber of Commerse Business Showcase
03/03/2014 A Friendly Fundraiser!
02/03/2014 A Friendly Fundraiser!
02/01/2014 Take Your Child to the Library Day
01/25/2014 Children's Winter Reading
01/24/2014 Wine, Beer and Cheese Social
01/21/2014 Adult's Winter Reading Program thru Feb 28th
11/15/2013 FALL BOOK SALE
10/19/2013 Bus Trip to Pumpkin Festival 2013 - Filled
09/27/2013 Desserts Every After: Dessert with a Storybook Character
06/22/2013 Bus Trip to Newport RI
04/28/2013 Spring Book Sale - Books by the Bag
04/27/2013 Spring Book Sale - Saturday Sale
04/26/2013 Spring Book Sale - Preview Night
02/02/2013 Take Your Child to the Library Day
02/01/2013 Bakeless Bake Sale
02/01/2013 Bakeless Bake Sale
01/25/2013 Wine and Cheese Social
01/14/2013 Children's Winter Reading
01/12/2013 Children's Winter Reading Kick-off
01/08/2013 Adult's Winter Reading Program thru Feb 15th
11/05/2012 PLEASE - Save all donations for after the sale
10/21/2012 National Friends of Libraries Week
09/30/2012 Banned Books Week
09/29/2012 Friends' Outback Steakhouse Fundraiser for the Children's Dept
09/22/2012 Friends Mini Book Sale at the Water Fall Festival
06/23/2012 Bus Trip to New York City
06/16/2012 Summer Reading Kick-Off Day
05/20/2012 16th Annual Newington 5K Challenge
05/04/2012 Spring Book Sale
04/22/2012 Friends of Lucy Robbins Welles Library Open House
03/10/2012 20th Annual Home & Business Showcase
01/27/2012 Wine and Cheese Social
01/14/2012 Children's Winter Reading thru Feb. 17th
01/13/2012 Adult Winter Reading Program thru Feb 24th
11/20/2011 Fall Book Sale - Books by the Bag
11/19/2011 Fall Book Sale - Saturday Sale
11/18/2011 Fall Book Sale - Preview Night
10/15/2011 We LOVE Lucy!
10/15/2011 We LOVE Lucy! Information Fair
09/17/2011 Bus Trip to New York City
07/23/2011 Bus Trip to Newport
06/18/2011 The Golden Gala Dinner & Silent Auction
06/18/2011 Teen Summer Reading Kick-Off
06/16/2011 Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off & Registration - Novel Destinations
06/16/2011 Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off & Registration - Novel Destinations
06/15/2011 Cookbook Club
06/14/2011 The King's Speech
05/28/2011 Memorial Day Parade
05/01/2011 Spring Book Sale - Books by the Bag
04/30/2011 Spring Book Sale
04/29/2011 Spring Book Sale - Preview Night
04/29/2011 Spring Book Sale - Members Preview
01/21/2011 Wine and Cheese Social
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