Community News For The Manchester Edition

Booked for Lunch to discuss “The Dictionary of Lost Words”

Manchester — BOLTON – The Booked for Lunch book discussion group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Bentley Memorial Library, 206 Bolton Center Road.

The discussion group will meet inside the library. Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy and discuss “The Dictionary of Lost Words.” Complimentary dessert will be served.


Copies of the book are available at the library. Request your copy when registering by emailing or calling 860-646-7349.

Summer Stars will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Take a short tour of the summer night sky using the Stellarium star chart. Bolton resident John Hambrook will serve as guide. Call the library at 860-646-7349 or email to register.


Manchester Library presents self-defense basics, book club

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Public Library, 586 Main St., is hosting the following programs. Call 860-645-0821 for more information.

Self Defense Basics With The Academy of Martial Arts and Personal Development will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22.

Their seminar focuses on five main target areas to use when physical defense becomes necessary. Registration is required for this free event for adults by calling 860-645-0821.

The Not So “YA” Book Club featuring September Girls by Bennett Madison will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Whiton Branch, 100 North Main St. Copies of the book are available at both library buildings. This is a free book discussion program and no registration is required.