For more than 180 years, the quaint home of the Bakerville Library has stood as both a touchstone of our common past and a threshold into the future we all share.
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The Perfect Pair: You and the Bakerville Library

The Perfect Pair

This year was the fourth annual The Perfect Pair: A Chocolate and Wine Affair—it has become an institution. The Friends of the Bakerville Library would like to thank everyone who joined us in spite of more snow, and everyone who supported the event. Proceeds benefit the Bakerville Library.


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Thanks to our sponsors:

Peter M. Bakker Agency, Inc.

Brodie Park, Inc.

Patty Cerruto, Vocalist & Guitarist

The Fresh Market

Gresczyk Farms

Paul R. Griffin, Esq.

Rosie Pretak

Jerram Winery

Joan Auclair, Literate Graphic Design

Marandino's Supermarket

Michel Angelo's Pizzeria, Restaurant & Bar

O&G Industries

Ponte's Package Store

Quinoco Energy Services

Radwick's Coffee & Sandwich

Simply Guitar

Sullivan Automotive

Torrington Savings Bank

Vinny's Restaurant & Pizza

Webster Bank

Zach & Lou's Barbecue


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Thanks to our chocolate donors:

Cutie Pies

Edible Arrangements

First Act Bakery

Lombardi's Bakery

The Litchfield Candy Company


Thorncrest Farm & Milk House Chocolates

Six Spoons Chocolatier


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Thanks to our in-kind donors:

99 Restaurant and Pub


Best Oil

Birch Lane Ice

Brookdale Assisted Living

The Fresh Market

Home Depot

Lindell Flower Farm



Portobello’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

Rowley Grill & Tap



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Thanks to Ponte's Package Store, which organized the wine tasting, and to the vendors:

Connecticut Distributors
Monsieur Touton Selection, Ltd.
Latitude Beverage
Eder Brothers
Gathering Harvest
Hickory Farms
Jerram Winery
Slocum & Sons
New England Wine & Spirits, Inc.

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Thanks to our musicians:

Patty Cerruto

Mary Krusch

Chelsea Lee

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Thanks to everyone who helped get sponsors and donations, set up, clean up, serve, greet, handle money, track down raffle winners...

Friends of the Bakerville Library:

Joan Auclair   
Paulina Auclair*
Patty Cerruto   
Roberta O’Meara   
Nancy Pretak   
Pat Smith

Honorary Friends:

Nancy Bates  
Julie Cerruto
Peter Cerruto
Tina Demo*
Maureen Dunford*    
Paul Griffin*
Connie Hotchkiss*    
Mike Hotchkiss    
Kathy Kinane*
Sandra Magyar
Mary Lou Rayno*    
Nell Roberts
Trish Silvernail    
Leslie Tapia-Bernal

*Library Board members


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See you next year!