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Woodbridge Library News for July

Woodbridge Library News for July

Adult Events

Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays, July 8 & 22, August 5 & 19, September 2, 16, & 30 from 4-7pm

Stop by the Farmers’ Market for Fresh produce from Massaro Community Farm, Gentle Giant Farm, and Merry Mountain Farm, fresh organic bread from Sweet Sage bakery, iced tea from Savvy Tea Gourmet, wool from Mapleview Farm, maple Syrup from Fox Hollow Farm, and more. There will be a children’s program at each market!

Natural Living Workshop

Wednesday, July 8 @ 7pm

Join us for this workshop led by Crunchybits, to get you started on your path to a healthier lifestyle. We often unwittingly bring chemicals into our homes in the guise of body-care, cleaning products, and household goods. Come learn about safe and easy alternatives! Participants will get to make an all-purpose cleaner to take home. Space is limited please register.

Farms, Factories, and Families with local author Anthony Riccio

Wednesday, July 15 @ 7pm

Join local author Anthony Riccio as he reads from his book Farm, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut and learn about the early life of women he interviewed, including some women farmers in Woodbridge in the 1920s. Please register.

Beekeeping with Ned Farrell of the Bee Happy Company

Wednesday, July 22 @ 4:30pm

Join us outdoors at the Farmers’ Market for this riveting presentation! Honeybees help us in so many ways, and now that the bees are struggling a bit, beekeeping has grown to become a fun and fulfilling family activity! Using pictures and real apiary equipment that you can touch, we’ll take a look into the honeybee world. Learn all about what the honeybees do for us, the role of the beekeeper, and how enjoyable it is to work with bees. Please register. This program is for all ages.

Woodbridge Reads Night at Wheelers Restaurant

Wednesday, July 29 from 6-8pm

Join us at Wheelers Restaurant to close our Woodbridge Reads: One Book, One Town event. There will be a special locavore menu and discount.

Film Screenings

And So it Goes

Thursday, July 9 @ 7:00pm

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. Rated PG-13. 94 minutes. Starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.

Food Matters

Thursday, July 16 @ 7pm

Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy. 80 minutes.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Thursday, July 23 @ 7pm

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel. Rated PG. 122 minutes.

The Longest Ride

Thursday, July 30 @ 7pm

After an automobile crash, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love. Rated PG-13. 139 minutes.

Children And Teen Events

Reading Together

Thursdays @ 5pm July 9– August 27th   for grades K-3

Trained teens will be on hand with specially selected stories to share the joy of reading with children and motivate them to read for pleasure in this conversational reading program. Please register online.

Make-it and Take-it Veggie Prints

Wednesday, July 8 from 4-5pm

All ages can join us at the Farmer’s Market as we make veggie prints.

Dancin’ with Hoops

Wednesday, July 8 from 5-6pm

Join Judi Ann Jones, a.k.a. the Energizer, for a special outdoor Dancin’ With Hoops class open to all ages. We’ll provide hula hoops in all colors and sizes for participants to try. Online registration required.

10s to Teens Art Session

Wednesday July, 15 @ 6:30pm

Our Tens to Teen Session will meet at 6:30 pm to create summer arts & crafts. Please register online. Grades 4 and up.

Beekeeping with Ned Farrell of the Bee Happy Company

Wednesday, July 22 @ 4:30pm

Join us outdoors at the Farmers’ Market for this riveting presentation! Honeybees help us in so many ways, and now that the bees are struggling a bit, beekeeping has grown to become a fun and fulfilling family activity! Using pictures and real apiary equipment that you can touch, we’ll take a look into the honeybee world. Learn all about what the honeybees do for us, the role of the beekeeper, and how enjoyable it is to work with bees. Please register. This program is for all ages.

Mr. Magic

Wednesday, July 22 from 6-7pm

Abracadabra! Mr. Magic performs special interactive show in our library meeting room. This show is for all ages. Please register online. Space is limited.

10s to Teens Art Session

Wednesday, July 29 @ 6:30pm

Hovercraft or vehicle, what will you design at this 10’s to Teens Art session? Join us to design the vehicle of your choice and problem solve to make it work. Please register online. Ages 10 and up.

Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading Program

Stop in and sign up at the Circulation Desk for the Adult Summer Reading Program until August 21. Review books you have read and enter them in a drawing to win prizes! Ages 18 and up.

Teen and Middle School Summer Reading Program

Sign up and get reading! For every three books you read your name will be entered in a drawing to win an Amazon gift card. Register online and print out your reading log at home or register in the Children’s Department until August 21.

Children’s Summer Reading Program

EVERY HERO HAS A STORY! Join the fun at the Woodbridge Town Library and be a part of our 2015 Summer Reading Program from June 19 -August 19, 2015. We have books for readers of all ages, ongoing craft, book group, and storytime programs. Stop by the Children’s Desk to register and check out some books to put on your summer reading log. Bring your completed reading log to the library by August 19 to receive a free book, while supplies last.

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