On June 25, 2016, a happy crowd of students aged 8 to 13 learned how to drawn manga and anime characters with professional cartoonist Debi Hamuka-Falkenham in an event sponsored by the Tolland Public Library Foundation.
Director and founding president Betty-Lou Griffin took many fine photos of the event. Here are some of them:
Cartoonist Debi Hamuka-Falkenham
Tolland children use the popular educational software purchased by the library with a Foundation grant.
Young Adult/Children’s Librarian Ginny Brousseau spoke with young library patrons during a book talk sponsored by the Foundation.
State Sen. Tony Gulielmo was a featured speaker at the 2012 library open house.
Joan Vertefeuille, right, worked at the new circulation desk during the 2012 open house.
Financial advisor Craig Breitsprecher has been a popular guest of the Foundation.
Pulitzer-Prize winner Dan Barry astounded a crowd in the program room in 2013 with his tales from traveling the nation for The New York Times.