Author Archives: Ledyard Library

Let’s Mango: An Introduction to Mango International Languages

mangologoTwo sessions:
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
and
5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday
January 23

Bill Library

This workshop is an introduction to the Mango Languages database. With over 70 languages, Mango offers multiple chapters and lessons in pronunciation and grammar, and is self-paced. Library patrons can learn as many languages as desired, or stick with one and advance. A great program for would-be travelers, students, and English as a second-language learners.

Senior Book Discussion: ‘Olive Kitteridge’ by Elizabeth Strout

book cover for "Olive Kittreridge"10:30 a.m.
Wednesday

January 23
Ledyard Senior Center

Elaine Steele, from the Gales Ferry Library, conducts a monthly book discussion at the Ledyard Senior Center. Anyone 55 years of age or older is eligible to participate. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am.

Upcoming books are distributed monthly at the discussion. All books chosen are available in large print and audio, as well as, regular versions. Please contact Elaine Steele if you would like a copy of the book.

Civil Discourse: Conversing in a World Where So Many Are Shouting

2:00 p.m.
Sunday
January 27
Bill Library
Please register by clicking here.

Harry Pearson, a 37-year resident of Gales Ferry, and current patron of Ledyard Library will present a program addressing the state of civil discourse in our society today. The presentation will review the current divisive environment and provide some recommendations on how we as citizens can begin to repair the damage. The program will be followed by open discussion.

Stop by and begin to advance this much needed dialog. If you have any questions, please contact Gale Bradbury at the Bill Library.