Tag Archives: Whittemore Library

New director taking the reins at Whittemore Library 

NAUGATUCK — After more than six years, a new face will lead the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library. Jessica Jahnke, 41, of Storrs, took over as director of the library on…

Library receives grants for youth initiatives

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library recently received two grants to support programs for youth. The Connecticut Community Foundation awarded the library a $3,000 grant to support a creative writing project…

Rotary collection on display at Whittemore Library

NAUGATUCK — A collection of books funded by the Naugatuck Rotary Club in 2017 is on display this month at the Whittemore Library. Each year since 1955, the library has…

Whittemore Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will feature the oil paintings of Naugatuck resident Vladimir Burdoev this month. Burdoev, who is originally from Armenia, is a member of the Watertown Art…

Whittemore Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of Carolyn Bucha this month. Bucha, a Southbury resident, is an award-winning watercolorist whose career background focused on graphics and illustration…

Whittemore Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of Liane Loinger this month. Loinger, a Southbury resident, received formal art training at Mills College in California and at Parsons…

Recitals open to music students

NAUGATUCK — The annual Bob Veillette Summer Piano Recitals are set for Aug. 21 at the Whittemore Library. The recitals were started by Veillette, a Naugatuck man and pianist, in…

Whittemore features seniors’ artwork

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of members of the Naugatuck Senior Center this month. Class members meet weekly at the center. Under the direction of local…

Grant to aid preschool program

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library recently received a $1,490 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation to support the purchase of toys for an early childhood program. Bee Playful, the library’s…

Whittemore announces April exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the work of photographic craftsman Georgia Sheron this month. Sheron, a professional photographer, has received numerous accolades. She is a five-time winner of…