Daily Five: Charles Sumner, Ukuleles, Sunday Library Hours

Five things to know for January 6


2. Sunday hours at the Public Library of New London return today. These run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

3. The ukulele infused children’s group Sunny Morning La La plays every Sunday morning at Bean and Leaf. The show starts at 10:30 a.m.

4. Fay Abrahamsson is taking some time off, so her recipe column is as well. This usually posts each Sunday at 2 p.m.

5. Charles Sumner, a Massachusetts senator known for his advocacy of the abolition of slavery and other reforms during the Civil War, was born on this day in 1811. Sumner might also be best known for being on the receiving end of a serious attack on the Senate floor by Rep. Preston Brooks in 1856. Sumner died in 1874 at the age of 63.

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