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Summary: A Connecticut adult swim class sets the stage for this comedy-drama about love, loss and second chances. Three strangers, inextricably connected through personal heartbreak, find themselves entering deep water as they learn that life isn't always about diving right in-- it's about getting your feet wet once in awhile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Di Bonaventura, Allegra.

Summary: Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.602 DIB

Kemp, Thomas Jay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Research Co. 1981

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3746 Kemp,

Summary: Relive the first year of being an inn owner with Lorelai, the turmoil of being a second-year student at Yale with Rory, and the ups and downs of love and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIL

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1958

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HAU RATED PG-13

Morine, David E.

Summary: In January 2003, retired CEO Ramsay Peard asked longtime conservationist and friend David "Bugsy" Morine if he wanted to canoe the four-hundred-mile-long Connecticut River. Morine readily agreed--under one condition: No camping. "I'm too old to be sleeping on the ground, cooking over an open fire, and crapping in the woods," Morine told Peard, "and so are you." "Where will we stay?" Peard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GPP/Globe 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.404 MOR

Summary: Follows Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose wild past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ORA

Berenson, Laurien.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: On a sunny afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, PI Rick Van Lam’s Vietnam-vet mentor and partner, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s old army pal, Ralph, are attacked as they walk down a city sidewalk. Ralph is killed, and Jimmy, backing up, is struck by a car. While the battered Jimmy is under the care of Rick’s landlord and friend, Gracie, where an improbable romance seems to be blooming, Rick finds himself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

DePaola, Tomie

Summary: First-grader Tomie experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. Normal, everyday activities go on as usual, but the effects of the war are always there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DePaola

Tougias, Robert

Summary: "The story of a year in the bird-life of a three-acre woodlot in rural Connecticut, in which the reader shadows the author month by month as he watches, listens, and chronicles the movement of the seasons through the complex and fascinating lives of the birds that come and go. Illustrated with twenty-five line drawings that mimic a 'notebook diary' style, the narrative opens the eyes of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 598.072 TOU

Connecticut

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1924

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3746 Connecticut

Summary: Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE REV

Kennedy, Robert Francis

Summary: In 1975, fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley’s body was found in the backyard of her family’s Connecticut home, and a member of America’s beloved Kennedy family, then also fifteen, was accused of the crime. What ensued was a media firestorm and a whodunit that transfixed the nation, providing daily debates—and cruel, dinner table entertainment. Now, forty years after Michael Skakel’s conviction, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 KEN

Kies, Thomas

Summary: It's a crime scene worthy of Hieronymus Bosch, so shocking and so senseless it challenges the local law and intrigues veteran reporter Geneva Chase whose career may be dying alongside that of her small town newspaper.The Sheffield Post headline shouts, "Cops Call Murder Scene 'Slaughterhouse." On the scene, Genie spurs the Deputy Police Chief to tell her quietly, "Six bodies...all nude...hacked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Lisle, Laurie.

Summary: "The rituals of gardening give a rhythm ... to everyday life that is apart from the routines of writing and the flows of relationships. Tending my garden became the same as taking care of myself." In this modern pastoral, Lisle tells us how she heaved compost, dug post holes, planted, and replanted--and how she also found herself digging into her feelings about love and loss, work and play,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 LIS

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: "In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Services 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3746 CON

Summary: Lorelai and Rory are a mother and daughter who are sharing life's ups and downs in a small town in Connecticut. This heartfelt, humorous drama appeals to young and old alike with its blend of traditional family issues and hip attitude.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIL

Summary: A new regime has arrived at Litchfield and with it comes new business interests, spiritual movements, and parental problems that turn life behind bars upside down and ignite power struggles among Litchfield's residents and guards.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ORA

Marchese, C. Marina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 638.10 Mar

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 638.10 Marchese 2009

Pietrzyk, Cindi D.

Summary: "Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Connecticut Off the Beaten Path shows you the Nutmeg State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed. Tour the historic sites of the Thames River Heritage Park by water taxi in New London and Groton. Savor an authentic farm-to-table meal from Lost Acres Orchards in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.4604 PIE

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