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From the Woodbridge Town Library: 6/28/17

Library Summer Hours

Summer Hours will begin July 1 and will be Monday-Thursday from 10am-8pm and Friday from 10am-5pm.  The Library will close at 4:30pm pm on Monday, July 3rd and the library will also open late at 1pm on Friday, August 4th for staff training.

Woodbridge Library Farmers’ Market Moves to the Green

The Woodbridge Library Farmers’ Market will run on Tuesday nights in July and August from 5:30pm-8pm on the town green.  Opening day will be on Thursday, July 6, as the first Tuesday in July is Independence Day.

The market will join and coincide with the town summer concert series held weekly on the town green.  The library will also be running an outdoor movie series on Tuesday nights in August at dusk (around 8pm) to coincide with the end of the Farmers’ Market.  The movie schedule will be:

August 1: Finding Dory

August 8: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

August 15”: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

August 22: Beauty and the Beast

August 29: Emma

Adult Programs

***Our Thursday night film screenings are temporarily on hold as we are upgrading our projection equipment.  We will let you know the schedule as soon as we are able to resume programming.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.***

Build a Better World Adult Summer Reading Program

Thursday, June 15 – Thursday, August 31

Challenge yourself to read more or try a different genre.  Sign up at the Information Desk and get your passport booklet.  Share what you have read with us to get stamps and win prizes.  For ages 18 and up.

Adult DIY Workshop: Terrarium

Build your own, complete with plants.  All supplies included.  Registration required.  Choose one date:  Monday, July 10 at 3 PM or Thursday, July 13 at 7 PM.

Adult DIY Workshop:  Tabletop Zen Garden

Promote relaxation and help relieve stress and anxiety.  All supplies included.  Registration required.  Choose one date:  Monday, August 7 at 3 PM or Thursday, August 10 at 7 PM.

Tomato Time with Robin Glowa, The Conscious Cook

Wednesday, August 16 at 7 p.m.

Tomatoes are one of the most beloved summer crops!  Come enjoy new ways to prepare this wonderful summer ingredient at its peak of freshness.  Samples and recipes will be provided.  Registration required

Library Services To The Homebound

The Woodbridge Library, in conjunction with the Woodbridge Human Services Department, offers delivery of library materials to the homebound.  Through this program full library service is offered to those in the community who are elderly and unable to come to the library and to those who are permanently or temporarily disabled and who do not have transportation.  By calling the library, residents can request books, large-print titles, books on tape, magazines, CDs, and DVDs.  The Senior Center will arrange delivery of requested materials to homebound patrons.  If you or someone you know might benefit from this service, please contact Judi Young at Woodbridge Human Services, 203-389-3429 or call the Woodbridge Library at 389-3433.

Call for Artists

The library is looking for local artists to exhibit in our Meeting Room.  If you are interested in applying, please contact Jennifer Sullivan at 203-389-3487 or email jsullivan@woodbridgetownlibrary.org.

Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Woodbridge Town Library

Build a Better World June15-August 18

Children entering grades K-6 next fall are invited to BUILD A BETTER WORLD this summer at the Woodbridge Library.  We have a wealth of resources to keep children engaged in learning activities during the summer months.  Check our website for grade level book recommendations.  Be sure to visit the Children’s Desk, check out some books and pick up your Bookopoly Game Board.  Play each time you visit the library and win a free book, while supplies last.

Reading Together

Our 4th annual Reading Together program pairs children with teens in grades 9-12 to make connections with the stories they read and sharpen their reading skills during the summer.  There are four sessions, July 12, July 19, August 9 and August 16 at 5 pm.; Online registration required.

Ongoing Programs in July & August

Baby Rhyme Time      Wednesdays 10:30am             Babies under 18 months

Ready to Read             Thursdays 10:30 am                Toddlers, 2s & 3s

Preschool Storycraft    Wednesdays 11:30 – noon      Ages 3-5

Programs at the Market

Join us Tuesdays on the Town Green for programs at the Farmers’ Market

July 6                          Ed Popielarczyk’s Balloon Animals                                        5-8pm

Strawbees Maker Table                                                           5:30-6:30pm

July 11                        Pajama Storytime Under the Stars                                           5:30-6pm

July 18                        Face Painting with Kaleidoscope Arts                         5:30-7:30pm

Story & Craft                                                                          5:30-6pm

July 25                        Teddy Bear Picnic BYOBear!                                     5:30pm

August 1                     Circle K Petting Zoo Alpacas, Goats & Llamas, Oh My!       5:30-7:30pm

Animal Craft                                                                           5:30-6:30pm

August 8                     Stilt Walking with Kaleidoscope Arts                         6-8pm

Hands-On Maker Table                                                          5:30-6:30pm

August 15                   Bending Gravity with Eric Girardi                                          6-6:45 pm

Glow in the Dark Craft                                                           5:30-6pm

August 22 and 29        Movie Tie-in Craft                                                                  5:30-6pm

Children and Teen Summer Programs

Please register for these programs online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org

July 12-14       Get a Clue – Live interactive clue game.  For ages 5 and up with family

July 13             Series Club “Ugly Cat & Pablo” grades 2-4, 6:30pm, Free books for the first 12 kids to arrive

July 17             Eager Readers Book Group “Saving the Liberty Bell” grades K-2     6:30 pm

July 20             Hungry Readers Group “Recipe for Adventure” grades 3-6, 4:30pm

July 20             Keys Please!  Beaded Key Chain Workshop grades 4 and up, 6pm

July 26-28       Get a Clue – Live interactive clue game.  For ages 5 and up with family

July 27             Family Maker Challenge:  Peppermint Racers, 6:30pm

August 3         Crazy 8s Math Club Cowabunga:  Cow themed math games grades K-2, 6pm

August 17       Family Maker Challenge:  Popsicle Stick Catapult, 6:30pm

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