Connecticut’s Witchcraft Trials

Wednesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom.

In 1647, Alice Young of Windsor, Connecticut became the first person convicted and hanged for witchcraft in the Thirteen Colonies. Her trial gave way to witchcraft accusations throughout the state. Author Beth Caruso will examine how many people were charged, the types of magic people believed in, and what it actually meant to be accused of witchcraft in the 17th century. Please sign up here.

Classics @ Scranton: The Crucible

Wednesday, November 10 @ 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Join us to discuss a great classic of world literature! For November, we’ll be reading “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. A riveting drama that retells the story of the Salem Witch Trials in 17th-century Massachusetts, this novel explores the timeless themes of oppression, superstition, and personal integrity. Sign up here to join the conversation.

Master Gardener Clinic

Tuesdays, October 12 – November 2 @ 12 p.m. at the SML. Master Gardener Samantha Pullaro will hold plant, insect, and disease identification sessions on Tuesdays at noon in the library’s outdoor tent. The sessions will end on November 2 and begin again in March of 2022. Because sessions are outside, ALL SPECIMENS MUST BE IN SEALED CONTAINERS. Drop-ins are welcome — no registration required!