Library to host financial fitness series

Norwich - Otis Library, in partnership with Chelsea Groton Bank, will host a week of financial-themed programs beginning Monday, Jan. 14.

All programs are free and open to the public.

The series starts next Monday with “Taxes: What’s New for 2013,” at 6:30 p.m. Norwich accountant Michael Goldblatt will explain up-to-date tax information.

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the library will host “Identity Theft Education Day,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library will have information available on identity theft, including how to prevent it, detect it and what victims should do.

On Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m., the library will hold a workshop “Saving for your Child’s Education” will feature information about various savings plans available and how to make the most of them.

Also on Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m., the library will have a story-time and craft session with a money theme for children ages 3 and up. No registration necessary.

The series continues Thursday, Jan. 17 at noon with a lunch program on reverse mortgages. Registration is required for the lunch. Call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128 or at the calendar section of the library’s website www.otislibrarynorwich.org.

Financial Fitness Week concludes Friday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. with a session on how to plan and shop for healthier meals.

Financial Fitness Week is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.  Otis Library is located at 261 Main St., Norwich. For more information about any of the sessions, call (860) 889-2365, ext. 128.

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