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January Events at the Woodbridge Town Library

Adult Events 

Writing Workshop with Patrick Scalisi
Tuesday, January 20 @ 7pm

Join us at this writing workshop as we explore writing Fantasy and Science Fiction. Once considered fringe genres, fantasy and science fiction have produced some of the most important literary and entertainment works of the 20th and early-21st centuries. Have you ever considered taking readers into the farthest reaches of the galaxy, the deepest depths of the enchanted forest, or the darkest corners of cyberspace? If so, then we invite you to join Naugatuck-based genre author Patrick Scalisi as we discuss the specific hallmarks of fantasy and sci-fi before picking up our pens to write from a few speculative prompts. Please register online or call 203-389-3433 to register by phone.

Film Screenings:
And So It Goes
Thursday, January 8 @ 7pm

A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he’s suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home; starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton. Rated PG-13. 94 minutes.

This Is Where I Leave You
Thursday, January 15 @ 7pm

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens; starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda and Adam Driver. Rated R. 103 minutes.

The Good Lie
Thursday, January 22 @ 7pm

Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives; starring Reese Witherspoon. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes.

Dinosaur 13
Thursday, January 29 @ 7pm

When Paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research made the world’s greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they knew it was the find of a lifetime; the largest, most complete T. Rex ever found. But during a ten-year battle with the U.S. government, powerful museums, Native American tribes, and competing paleontologists, they found themselves not only fighting to keep their dinosaur but fighting for their freedom as well. Rated PG. 95 minutes.

Children’s Events

Boredom Busters #2
Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2 pm for GRADES 3-5.

Nothing to do? Take our physics and engineering challenge with air cannons, nuudle sculptures, and more! Space is limited. Please register online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org.

Crazy 8’s Math Club
Saturday, January 3 @ 2pm (grades K-2)

Join us for the Toilet Paper Olympics! We’ll be counting, measuring, and estimating when we try the long jump, the shot put, and even a relay race. Space and supplies are limited. Online registration required. Our Crazy 8’s Math Club is for GRADES K-2.

Eager Readers Book Group
Monday, January 12 @ 6:30pm

Read the book Cold Snap by Eileen Spinelli at home and then join us to discuss it and make a craft. Books are available to check out at the Children’s Desk. Please register online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org. We recommend checking out the book before signing up!

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