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Tuesday, July 11, 2017          at 6:30pm     
                           Coventry (Booth & Dimock Memorial Library)

DeeDee Filiatreaulttales from the crib coverDeeDee Filiatreault began writing a humor column about the misadventures of family life for the Lyme Times in Shoreline Connecticut in 2007 and now for her blog, www.TalesFromTheCribBlog.com. She has spent her adult life writing words for many different entities, including former South Carolina Governor David Beasley as his chief speechwriter and now as grants writer for the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. A transplant from the Carolinas, she lives in Niantic with her husband, two children, two fish, one cat, one spastic terrier, and one blissfully quiet rabbit.

 

Synopsis: A collection of banana-peel-slipping, heart-filled essays on parenthood, covering one mom’s first decade of parenting –from toddler to tween to everything in between.

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Thursday, July 13 at 6:30 pm                 Jonathan Trumbull Library       Lebanon

hidden coverKaren Olson Karen E. Olson is the award-winning author of the Black Hat Thriller series and the Annie Seymour and Tattoo Shop mystery series. She lives in North Haven, Connecticut.

Synopsis: Nicole Jones lives off the grid on Block Island. She doesn’t have a license, passport, or bank account. She doesn’t own a computer because she’s afraid of what she – a hacker in her past life – would do with it. When the last person Nicole wants to see suddenly appears, her carefully constructed life begins to unravel and she must re-hone her long-suppressed computer skills in order to escape from an island that is no longer a haven, but suddenly a prison.

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Monday, August 21   at 6:30 pm                                         Norwich (Otis Library)

Abby StokesAbby Stokes has taken on the role of the Johnny Appleseed of Technology is this thing on covercrisscrossing the country to help Digital Immigrants conquer their fear of technology. Abby has single-handedly helped over 300,000 Digitally Challenged people cross the Digital Divide and get online. She’s visited more than 25 states, 180 public libraries, over 175 senior living facilities/computer clubs and has hosted webinars across the country. A firm believer that “if my mother can learn the computer anyone can,” Abby is confident that everyone can master the computer and navigate the Internet. She splits her time between Manhattan and Niantic, Connecticut.

Book synopsis – A smart, comprehensive, reassuring, and jargon-free guide: the epitome of user-friendly. It’s completely revised and updated to keep pace with the fast-changing digital landscape, covering tablets, apps, video streaming, social media, and much more.