'Lighten Up @ the Library'
Tolland - posted Mar, 27 2013
TOLLAND – A ventriloquist and a retired police sergeant recounting amusing tales from his years on the beat will visit the Tolland Public Library as part of a new “Lighten Up @ the Library” series. On Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. ventriloquist Larry Noiva of Tolland will entertain adult visitors to the library with his gang of puppets, Howie Rose, Sal Monella and Aunt Edna. Noiva was named best male stand-up comedian at the Connecticut Comedy Festival and was the winner of the first Connecticut Comedy Idol event. On Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m., Craig Elkin, a retired Middletown police sergeant, will speak about his recently published book, “A Cop’s Tale: Amusing Short Stories Written at the Expense of Others.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Both events, which are intended for adults, are free and open to the public. The events will be held at the Tolland Library, 21 Tolland Green. Registration is required. To register, call 860-871-3620.