Thursday, September 26, 7 p.m., author Cynthia Parzych will discuss her book Connecticut Made, a guidebook full of factories to explore, crafts to discover and things to find and buy from all over our state, Hall Memorial Library, Ellington. Free. Cynthia lives in Glastonbury in The Old Parsonage, built in 1693 where she runs her business using the produce grown on her property and sourced locally to make sauces, soups, pickles and jams, all sold under The Old Parsonage label. This program is free, but pre-registration is required. http://library.ellington-ct.gov/; 860-870-3160.