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“A Celebration of Memoir” At Cobb’s Mill ~ June 5

Cobb’s Mill Hosts “A Celebration of Memoir” June 5             May 30, 2014 (WESTON, Conn.) –  Local essayists will gather at Weston’s Cobb’s Mill Inn for “A Celebration of Memoir” on Thursday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. The writers, all participants at the Westport Writers’ Workshop, will read essays on a range of topics, many Read more…

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Actress Julie Andrews

Watching the Sound of Music and Mary Poppins in movie theaters as a kid and then getting to have a lengthy conversation with the woman who played those roles, well, it doesn’t get much better than that. I have chatted with actress Julie Andrews several times at the Goodspeed Opera House where she has been Read more…

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National Library Week in Connecticut

National Library Week is 4/13-4/19 and Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction hold libraries in a special place in our hearts. Libraries provide essential resources to the communities they serve. Whether you want to read a book, watch a movie, listen to music, find a meeting room for a non-profit, go online, do research, the library Read more…

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Time Travel with a Fairfield Fashionista

Bianca Turetsky is a Fairfield, Connecticut native who now lives in Brooklyn, New York and has taken her love for vintage fashion and history and put them into books for young girls aged 8 to 13. The series of books is called “The Time Traveling Fashionista.” There has been so much early success that she has just Read more…

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Want Your Connecticut Library Featured?

Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction are accepting nominations for honoring Connecticut libraries during National Library Week with a Nutmeg Junction cartoon. National Library Week will be observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®.” So nominate your CT library! We might feature that library with a special cartoon on Ann Nyberg’s “Network Connecticut!”

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Romance Author, Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins of Durham, Connecticut is a full-fledged New York Times bestselling romance author. She first put pen to paper, make that started typing, when her two children were young and  now 12 books later and more than a million books sold, she cranks them out two at a time every year. Her stories are Read more…

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Casey Sherman~Best Selling Author

From a TV news producer to New York Times best-selling author, Casey Sherman is climbing the ladder of success. One of his latest works, “The Finest Hours,” the story of an amazing U.S. Coast Guard rescue during a Nor’easter will soon be a movie produced by Disney. Sherman first put pen to paper in a Read more…

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“Just Ordinary Moms”

Eight women from the Farmington Valley area of Connecticut gave up their day jobs to write books. They call themselves “Just Ordinary Moms.” Between them, they have 16 children and the stories are endless about bringing up kids. “We have one on just ordinary military moms, and ordinary pets. That’s the theme, I guess, that Read more…

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New Britain’s Public Library Is A Treasure

Nutmeg Junction extends a heart-felt thank you to New Britain Public Library. Libraries are the heartbeat of any community and the New Britain Public Library is that and more, an absolute treasure. The structure is literally three buildings in one and in the eyes of many of the locals is a cathedral to learning…a real Read more…

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L.M. Browning Creates Publishing House

Connecticut author and poet, L.M. Browning started writing in earnest at the age of 15, and at 18 she started sending her work out to try to get it published. Browning discussed what she did to make sure her books were on the shelves after she started getting turned down. “I got back a lot Read more…

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