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Friends Sponsored Events

The following Events have been sponsored by the Friends.

Upcoming events

    • 12/29/2017
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Community Room, LRW Library

    Teddy Bear Clinic

    Friday, December 29, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Volunteer Teddy Bear Doctors are running a popup repair clinic for all teddy bears and gently loved stuffed toys. Drop in and enjoy crafts and reading materials while you wait for your wounded love one to be repaired.

    Cost will be a donation to Newington Human Services or a gently used book.

    Sponsored by the GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Woman's Club and the Friends of the Library

    • 01/19/2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • LRW Library

    Friends Wine, Beer, Cider and Cheese Social

    Friday, January 19 - snow date January 26

    6:30 - 9:00

    Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door.

    Come and taste a variety of wine, beer, cider and cheese and enjoy the crudites. Place orders for bottles of wine or beer you liked at special prices offered only at this tasting event. Orders placed during the event make you eligible for a special prize. After the tasting, participate in the teacup and silent auctions. Dessert will follow.

    Entertainment will be provided by Jazz musician Dana Lauren.


Past events

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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