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Meet our "Spotlight on Local Business" Business of the Month:

We're excited to announce our January"Spotlight" business of the month!

Our featured local business for January is Peach Blossom Boutique


Blossom (175 Church Street, downtown Naugatuck)  is a quaint, lovely boutique and gift shop. Find trendy, good quality clothes at very affordable prices!  Inventory is always fresh, with many new items coming in each week. You can also find a large selection of thoughtful gifts such as books, candles, teas, frames, soaps, and many other  unique items.  They also have jewelry for all occasions at reasonable prices! Support a great local business!


Check in to the library to see samples of Peach Blossom items

throughout the month of January in our display case.

Whittemore will showcase a different Connecticut-based hardworking, innovative, and creative business, professional, or artisan each month. Contact Kirk at the library to be an upcoming "Spotlight" star. 

Presidential Trivia with Steve Spignesi
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. 

Who was the only President to be elected unanimously?

Which President served more than 2 terms?

One President served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court years after his term. Who?

Presidents Day isn't just a day to get great deals on shopping! Join us before the federal holiday when Steve Spignesi joins us to discuss the fascinating history of our nation's chief executives. Spignesi is the author of the trivia book Grover Cleveland's Rubber Jaw. He'll have little-known, unusual, weird, and all-true facts for all ages about the Presidents. Don't miss all the pomp and circumstance. Register now to save a seat!

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  • Connecticut Career Coach -- Job Search Assistance Do you or someone you know need a “coach” for your career or job search?Then don’t miss the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Career motor coach when it returns to Naugatuck on Thursday, 1/19/17 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The CT Works Career Coach is a mobile career center and computer lab serving the citizens of southwestern Connecticut.Climb on board for job search assistance where computer and internet access is freely available for job-related activities. Coach staff can offer suggestions of popular employment websites and critique existing resumes. All Career Coach access on event day is through a walk-in “first-come ...
    Posted by Whittemore Technology
  • "Bee Playful" Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. A new extension program of Busy Bees! This weekly session will include stories, crafts, and toddler activities that reinforce pre-reading skills for under-3s. 
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 2:02 PM by Whittemore Technology
  • "Busy Bees" Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. (ring side entrance's doorbell to enter library) Activities for kids from 6 months of age and up. Registration required. 
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 1:59 PM by Whittemore Technology
  • "Whittemore Women" book club Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Find out what happens to the characters who meet at a youth arts camp and then have their lives continue to interact as they age, develop their talents, careers, and families. It's all in "The Interestings" by Meg Wolitzer. It's this month's selection of our ladies' book club. Books available at library or get it from one of our free e-book platforms. Newcomers welcome! 
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 8:08 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Story Time WednesdayJanuary 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Hear a great story for kids aged 3 - 5. No registration required. 
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 7:31 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Whittemore Book Club -- POSTPONED Ove comes across as the typical grouchy neighbor in Fredrik Backman's Swedish story called "A Man Named Ove". But as the novel progresses you'll find sweet and sad parts outlining how he got that way. Join the Whittemore Book Club on Tuesday 1/17/17 at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion. A movie based on the story arrives in the Fall. Get hip to it now before everybody else. Books available at library or get it from one of our free e-book platforms.
    Posted by Whittemore Technology
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