THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library will host the following activities in September at 248 Main St.

The annual book sale, in conjunction with the Police Explorers’ Car Show on Main Street and the Thomaston Woman’s Club Arts and Crafts Festival in Seth Thomas Park will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 8, in front of the library.

A large selection of books for adults and children, movies, compact discs and audio books will be offered.

The monthly book club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 12 to discuss “Since We Fell” by Dennis Lehane. Copies of the book are available for loan in advance.

Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits, a seminar hosted by Chad Burroughs and Kathryn Dennen of the Society for Financial Awareness, will be presented at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 17.

Participants will learn strategies to maximize benefits, including when to file and the effect of taxes on benefits. Registration is requested.

Craig Harris, percussionist, storyteller, educator, author, music historian and radio host will perform Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Multimedia Celebration from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 19. Registration is requested.

Margaret Ackley, a local independent health insurance representative working in Litchfield County, will present Understanding the Basics of Medicare at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 30.

This program is designed for people older than or approaching 65, or younger than 65 with certain disabilities. Each person attending will receive a Medicare guide. Registration is requested.

All activities are free and open to the public.

Those seeking additional information may call 860-283-4339 or visit the library.

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