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May Events at the Woodbridge Town Library

Adult Events

Cinco de Mayo cooking demonstration with Robin Glowa

Tuesday, May 5 @ 7pm

Come and celebrate the vibrant and colorful flavors of Mexico! Here in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo has evolved into an exciting, annual, culinary celebration. During this presentation you will discover exciting new recipes and sample a menu featuring delicious fruits, vegetables, and grains that make perfect party fare! Registration required.

An Evening with Dr. Siegfried Kra

Tuesday, May 12 @ 7pm

Come and hear local author Dr. Siegfried Kra talk about his book The Collected Stories from a Doctors’ Notebook. Having been a cardiologist for over 50 years, Dr. Kra uses storytelling to connect medicine with the human condition. Hear stories from post-war France and Switzerland to modern private cardiology practice and the teaching hospitals at Yale, as Kra diagnoses rare diseases, falls in love, and even survives a plane crash on a frozen lake.

Film Screenings

No registration is required for film screenings. Seating is first come, first serve.

Selma

Thursday, May 7 @ 7pm

Rated PG-13 – 128 minutes A chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Still Alice

Thursday, May 14 @ 7pm

Rated PG-13 – 101 minutes A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

American Sniper

Thursday, May 21 @ 7pm

Rated R – 132 minutes Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind

Dear Mr. Watterson

Thursday, May 28 @ 7pm

Documentary – 89 minutes A documentary about the impact of the newspaper comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” created by Bill Watterson.

Children and Teen Programs

Please register for all Children’s and Teen programs online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org.

Teen Book Chat: Nutmeg Launch! Meet the 2016 Teen Nutmeg Nominees

Tuesday, May 5 @ 3:30pm

Teens please join us for an after school snack and a viewing of the Teen and High School 2016 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees. All twenty titles from the Teen and High School categories will be on hand and ready for you to check out. This program is for high school students.

Brick by Brick: Lego Building

Saturday, May 9 @ 3pm

Mix fun and learning when you use your imagination to create creatures, cars, superheroes, structures and more! Ages 5 and up. Please register online.

Eager Readers Book Group for grades K-2.

Monday, May 11 @ 6:30pm

Are you hungry for a good book? Read the Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin and make your own pizza that LOOKS good enough to eat. Please register at the Children’s Desk when you check out your copy of the book.

Brick by Brick: Lego Building

Monday, May 18 @ 3pm

Mix fun and learning when you use your imagination to create creatures, cars, superheroes, structures and more! Ages 5 and up. Please register online.

10’s to Teens: The Marble Maze

Wednesday, May 20 @ 6:30pm grades 4 and up

We will use recycled products to design and construct a marble maze. Find out which design allows for a speedier run!

 

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