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     Academy Award Winning Film at the Library                             

 The film, “Still Alice”, which won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Actress will be shown at the Plainville Public Library on Thursday June 11 @ 2:30 P.M.  Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.


 The film is part of monthly series of recently released DVDs sponsored by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library.  The program is free.



         Plainville Writers Workshop


        The Plainville Public Library will sponsor a series of four workshops for aspiring writers on the third Thursdays of February, March, April and May from 6:00 - 8:00 at the library. This new workshop series will provide opportunities for area writers to read their original work, and receive helpful criticism and support.  It is open to the general public, for writers at least 18 years of age. Guests are welcome to attend and contribute to the discussions. Call the library at 860-793-1446 to register for the series and receive additional information.  The workshops are planned for February 19, March 19, April 16 and Mat 21.  A public reading by workshop participants is planned for June at a date to be determined.


            The workshop series is facilitated by Candace C. Hall, former editor/owner of Andrew Mountain Press, Hartford, CT. Her areas of publication include poetry, creative non-fiction, and op-ed.     

            The Plainville Public Library is located at 56 East Main Street, Plainville, and is handicap accessible.



Used Sports Equipment Needed at Senior Center by May 8th


  Interlibrary loans from outside Hartford County are suspended from May through August 2015.