Casual and Fun Yoga at the Library:
Thursday Evenings: 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. beginning January 8 through April 2
Saturday Mornings: 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from January 10 through March 28
Learn a number of basic yoga postures and positions.
These free classes, taught by a certified yoga instructor, are for everyone, and no prior knowledge of Yoga is necessary. Please bring a Yoga mat or exercise mat with you. Classes will run for 12 weeks, every Thursday evening, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. from January 8 through April 2 (no class on Thursday, February 12 due to Lincoln's birthday) There is also a Saturday class that runs from Saturday, January 10 through Saturday, March 28 that meets from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
There are currently spaces available in both classes. Registration is required, so please call to reserve a space in either the Thursday evening class or the Saturday morning class or both! We ask that you please consider donating to our Yoga classes on Saturdays. Donations are not required to take the class, but are graciously accepted. Please register for classes by calling the Library at 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank-you and enjoy!!
POSTPONED TO: Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Purposeful Destiny urges readers to reach beyond their own limitations to find a power higher than themselves. With eight real-life stories of people who achieved this goal, Hoey's new book gives a human perspective to the intangible concept of finding one's personal higher power.
"This book will appeal to people who feel stuck, have lost hope and believe no options exist," Hoey says. "We have all been blocked at some time in our lives, longing for change and fulfillment. Purposeful Destiny is an invitation to change your life - to free yourself from obstacles, break negative patterns and discover love and fulfillment."
The stories within Purposeful Destiny show how real people were prompted and guided by their universal surroundings in directions better for themselves. Such actions helped these eight people overcome obstacles and unusual circumstances to find balance and positivity, something Hoey hopes her readers will also experience.
Join us on April 29 and participate in an inspirational discussion with author Joan Hoey! Copies of Purposeful Destiny will be available for purchase following the talk. Joan Hoey will personally sign your copy!
"Purposeful Destiny is a powerful, enlightening and inspirational book that can and will change your life!" Cynthia Gwiazda, Librarian, Hagaman Memorial Library.
This author event is free and open to everyone. Please register by visiting the library, by calling 203.468.3890 or by emailing Cynthia at email@example.com.
Film Night: The Philadelphia Story starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart (1940)
Thursday, February 26 5:00 p.m. (Pizza) 5:30 p.m. (Movie)
Enjoy Pizza and drinks and a showing of The Philadelphia Story starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart (1940)
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
Our film series events are free and open to everyone. Seating is limited and registration is required.You may call the library at 203.468.3890 to register. You may also register in person at the library or email Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temas Saludables: Para Aquellos Que Hablen Espanol y Ingles. Talles Gratis! Presentados en espanol por Evelyn Selimaj, Visitadora De Casas para el East Shore Health District
Visita la Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, para los talleres gratuitos que se presentan en español en las siguientes fechas:Jueves, Marzo 5, 2015 a las 6:30 p.m.
Tema: Trastornos del sueno y salud para dormir: aprenda los diferentes tipos de trastornos del sueno y como puedes tratarlos de manera Buena.
Estos talleres son gratis y disponibles para todos. Porfavor registrase para cada taller por visitor a la libreria o llame al 203.468.3890.
For English & Spanish Speakers: Free Workshops
Presented by Evelyn Selimaj, Home Visitor for East Shore Health DistrictThursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Topic: sleep disorders and sleep health: learn about different types of sleep disorders and how to treat them
These workshops are free and open to everyone. Please register for each workshop by visiting the library or call 203.468.3890. You may also email Cynthia to register at email@example.com.
The Library would like to thank Stop & Shop of Trolley Square East Haven for its generous donation of a large roll-up sandwich platter for the WWII Veterans Christmas Party.
Winter 2014-2015 Events!
The Winter 2014-2015 edition of Hagaman Happenings is here! Click here to download, view or print, or pick one up at the library. Events for adults and children are also listed in the calendar below, and on our Facebook page. If you would like to be reminded of upcoming programs, please sign up for our email list using the link on the left-hand sidebar.
Local Author, Jason Marchi will be presenting the program listed below and well as showing the large sumptuous banners from the art work in the book- like that on the cover- bring the kids- they'll love to see these beautifully done works of art!! And Jason's book won the Mom's Choice Silver Recipient Award for 2014!
Getting ready to take the test to get your driver's permit? If so, prepare by taking a practice test! The Hagaman Library now has a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a site that provides DMV permit practice tests! Click here to study for the test!
By using JobNow you can receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more! You can also access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. Citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series through JobNow's Adult Learning Center. There are also Personalized eLearning Tools such as My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive and My Test Archive. There is a 24 Hour Writing Lab where you can submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback. You may submit homework questions for expert guidance, get live assistance from tutors in math, science, reading, writing, history, GED, and college placement tests. You may use the Skills-Building module to receive real-time help on any topic of your choice. There is also a Foreign Language Center and Spanish-Speaking Support Center.
For questions about JobNow, please visit the library, call 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org._______________________________________________________________________________
Access Opportunities Guides for 2013-2014 and 2014-2015!
Opportunities is a free guide and workbook packed with information to help high school students pursue their education goals. Topics include:
- Tips to help students choose a college, fulfill admissions requirements and apply for financial aid
- The types and sources of financial aid, including federal and state programs
- Instructions for completing the FAFSA
- Up-to-date information about entrance exams, test dates, admissions profiles and costs for many colleges
Click below to download the 2013-2014 Connecticut Opportunities Guide in both English and Spanish
Connecticut Opportunities Guide 2013-2014 English Version
Connecticut Opportunities Guide 2013-2014 Spanish Version
You can download the latest Opportunities guides by clicking here.
Attention high school Juniors and Seniors and all those looking to get a degree online!
Here are two free online sources to help you locate online colleges and universities in Connecticut, and a list of accredited online college degree programs! To begin searching, please click on one of the links below!
"CLASSICS! Join us in January for Passage to India by E.M. Forster; In March for The Tempest by William Shakespeare and in May for Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery.
Are you an East Haven resident and unable to visit the library due to a temporary or permanent mobility or vision impairment? If so, please click here to find out about the library's weekly Homebound Delivery Service.
A Notary Public Is Now Available by Appointment at the library!
A Notary Public will be available at the Hagaman Memorial Library by appointment on the following days and times:
Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Appointments are available on these Saturdays only from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: March 29, April 26, May 24 and June 21
There is a charge of $3.00 per document.
**Living Wills, Regular Wills and Mortgages CANNOT be notarized at the library**
Please call the library ahead at 203.468.3890 to schedule your 15 minute appointment, Thank-you.
The Hagaman Memorial Library WWII Veterans Discussion Group began in September 2006 through the enthusiasm of veterans, veterans' spouses and the library. Each month there has been a program in which the speaker did not charge, or was paid through donations made to the group in memory of veterans who had passed away. Newsletters describing programs can be seen on our website by scrolling down to the bottom of this page: http://www.hagamanlibrary.info/my_weblog/world-war-ii-veterans-discussion-group.html
The Library is now asking for further donations. Donations may be sent to the library: Hagaman Memorial Library/227 Main Street/ East Haven, CT 06512/ATTN: Fawn Gillespie.
You may also call 203-468-3890 and ask for Fawn Gillespie or e-mail Fawn: email@example.com Please note- items may have library markings.
Download Hagaman's New Technology Newsletter!
This will be a quarterly newsletter that contains information about the library's free online research databases!
RSVP of South Central CT can help you find programs to pay for groceries and other expenses. You may call the Library at 203.468.3890 to schedule your half hour screening appointment, or click here to schedule your appointment online. For questions, please contact Cherie Larson, RSVP Program Manager at the Agency on Aging at 203.752.3059. If you prefer to go online on your own to see what state and federal programs you may qualify for, click here to go to the AARP Benefits QuickLINK website and click on the "Go" button under the heading "Looking for help? Start here!"
Ask a Lawyer Free Consulation Service
Wednesday, February 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Get a free consultation with an attorney from the New Haven County Bar Association at the Hagaman Memorial Library on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. No need to pre-register. The New Haven County Bar Association’s ASK A LAWYER program is designed to provide members of the community with general legal information; an attorney meets with the participant and provides a free 10-15 minute consultation. If the individual requires additional assistance, they are referred to our Lawyer Referral Service or a social service agency. No appointment is necessary, consultations are given on a first-come, first-served basis.
Information on the Affordable Care Act: What You Need To Know
If you are uninsured or paying too much for coverage, you may be eligible for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. People can sign up during the open enrollment period between October 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014. Coverage begins on January 1, 2014. After the deadline of March 31, 2014, you may still qualify to enroll in coverage throughout the year if you or a member of your household has experienced a Special Enrollment Qualifying Life Event in the past 60 days or you will in the next 60 days. Please click here to learn what Qualifying Life Events are. The Open Enrollment period, for 2015 coverage, begins on November 15, 2014.
If you are a Connecticut resident and you don't currently have health insurance or you have inadequate coverage, you may choose between insurance providers and plans offered by health exchanges which are comprised of private insurance companies. Some of the companies included are Anthem Blue Cross, Healthy CT, and Connecticare. Government subsidies are available for a wide range of incomes. To find out what kind of government subsidy you may qualify for, go to www.accesshealthct.com and click on the savings calculator. You will need to type in your name as it appears on your Social Security Card, the number of people in your household, as well as your Adjusted Gross Income from your 2012 federal income tax return.
You can purchase an insurance plan through the Access Health CT Health Insurance Marketplace by going to the website www.accesshealthct.com or call 1-855-805-4325. When purchasing your health plan through Access Health CT's website, you will need to set up an account with a username and password. To do this, go to the website and click on the option at the top of the page that says "Create Account."
Hagaman Library Job Group
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