Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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Some Plink Musicfun links to try.  Make music!   Experiment with sound and rhythm.  Click links and start plChrome Rhythmaying!   Here are:  Plink by Dinahmoe

and  Chrome Music Lab

CupcakeCupcakeWars Wars

Monthly: 2nd Thursdays, Sept 14th 6pm
Calling Middle & Highschoolers who like to create, decorate, or simply indulge in dessert!
Join us for our new monthly program;We provide the cupcakes and decorating supplies, and you compete to create unique cupcake characters based on books. At the end of the session, before we try our yummy creations, we’ll ask everyone available to vote on the best cupcake.  The winner receives a small prize!

Nutmeg Book Clubs Combined: September 20th 5:30pm ~ Discussion & Pizza party! 

Island of Silence by Lisa McMann

Kirkus Reviews calls the 2nd book in the dystopian fantasy series “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.”

Following the life-altering events at the conclusion of The Unwanteds, the stark world of Quill and the magical haven of Artimé are now home to whoever wants to live there; “Wanteds”, “Unwanteds”, or “Necessaries”.

In Artimé, Alex Stowe and his friends continue to hone their artistic magical spells while welcoming newcomers, wondering how long this peace between Quill and Artimé will last. Alex is stunned when Mr. Today comes to him with a very special request—one Alex questions his readiness for, until circumstances offer a dramatic answer.

Back in Quill, Aaron Stowe, Alex’s twin, faces a very different path. Devastated by his loss of status and seething with rage toward Alex, Aaron is planning his revenge and return to power.

Alex and Aaron’s separate stories proceed with suspenseful pacing, colliding in a stunning climax that elevates sibling rivalry to epic proportions and leaves the fate of both worlds hanging in the balance.

 TAB_final_smallTeen Advisory Board: Thurs. Oct 5th 6pm

Please let us know that you’ll be attending for our pizza count!

What can your library do for you?

Join Brainerd’s Teen Advisory Board to find out!  For Middle & Highschool.  Pizza, snacks, & beverages!

  • Voice your ideas for improved young adult (YA) services.

  • Help plan YA events and activities.

  • Help develop the YA collection.

  • Assist with Children’s programming and book clubs.

Participation counts towards community service hours. Looks great on college and job apps!
Contact Kristen at or call us at 860-345-2204. It’s your library…make a difference!

Throw Back Thursday Teen Movie Night

~ Presents:  Stranger Things Season I

October 26th at 5:30pm

We’ll catch up on Season 1 before the Netflix premier of Season 2 [on October 27th].

Refreshments Served!