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Woodbridge Town Library Events – August

Woodbridge Town Library Events – August

Adult Events

Farmers’ Market

Wednesday, August 5 from 4-7 pm

Special Events: Cedar Island Marina Research Laboratory will have at Touch Tank starting at 4pm. Massaro Community Farm will do two cooking demonstrations at 5pm and 6pm using fresh ingredients from their farm!

Farmers’ Market

Wednesday, August 19 from 4-7 pm

Special Event: Join Debbie Elias and Jack the llama from the Country Quilt Llama Farm at 4:30pm for a special outdoor story program and a chance to meet a real llama.

The Best Backyard Bash Cooking Demonstration with Robin Glowa

Tuesday, September 1 @ 7pm

Join The Conscious Cook for a spectacular end of summer celebration! “The Best Backyard Bash” will feature recipes using delicious local produce such as juicy tomatoes, sweet corn and other delectable ingredients that you’ll love to serve at your Labor Day picnics and cookouts. Space is limited please register at the Circulation Desk, online, or by phone at 203-389-3433.

An Evening with Dr. Siegfried Kra

Tuesday, September 8 @ 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. Please register at the Circulation Desk, online, or by phone at 203-389-3433.

Film Screenings

The Loft

Thursday, August 6th @ 7PM

Rated R 108 minutes. Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city—a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. Starring Karl Urban and James Marsden.

Far from the Madding Crowd

Thursday, August 13 @ 7pm

PG-13 119 minutes. In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. Starring Carey Mulligan.

True Story

Thursday, August 20 @ 7pm

Rated R 99 minutes. When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse. Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, and Felicity Jones.

Aloha

Thursday, August 27 @ 7pm

Rated PG-13 105 minutes. A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him. Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachael McAdams, and Bill Murray.

Children’s and Teen Events

Please register online for all children’s and teen programs at www.woodbridge@lioninc.org.

Build with Legos

Mondays August 3 & 17 @ 4pm Ages 5 and up

What can you build with Lego’s? Join us at the hands-on workshop and find out! Registration required. Please register online.

Cedar Island Marina Research Laboratory Touch Tank

Wednesday, August 5 @ 4pm

Get up close and personal with critters from Long Island Sound. This program will take place outdoors at our Farmers’ Market. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Reading Together

Thursdays @ 5pm August 6 – 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.

Eager Readers Book Group

Monday, August 10 @ 6:30pm (Grades K – 2)

We will be reading One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies this month. Follow the baby sea turtle as she explores her undersea world and grows bigger than ever. Read the book at home and then join us for a discussion and a cool craft! Register at the Children’s Desk when you pick up your copy of the book.

Teen Slap Art

Wednesday, August 12 @ 6:30pm

This slap art session has us jazzing up our summer skin with Henna Art. We’ll supply the Henna, you supply the creativity. Henna stains so wear something you don’t mind getting messy! This program is for high school students. Please register online.

Hooked on Llamas

Wednesday, August 19 @ 4:30pm

Join Debbie Elias and Jack the llama from the Country Quilt Llama Farm for a special outdoor story program and a chance to meet a real llama. This program is for all ages and will be held outdoors at our Farmers’ Market. No registration required.

Teen and Middle School Summer Reading Finale Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 19 @ 6:30pm

For every 3 books read this summer, teens are entered to win a $25.00 Amazon gift card. All entries must be submitted by 5pm on August 19. Winner will be drawn at 6:30pm at the Ice Cream Social. Registration required to come to the ice cream social. All registrants will receive a free book!

Tens to Teens Art Session

Wednesday, August 26 @ 6:30pm

Join us to create colorful pin art. Make your own designs using pins and yarn. Students entering grades 4 through grade 12 can participate in the fun! Please register online.

 

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