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Woodbridge Town Library Events June 2016

 

Adult

Journey of the Universe

Wednesday, June 8 @ 7pm

Join Woodbridge resident and Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale University, Mary Evelyn Tucker as she discusses her book Journey of the Universe. Tucker and evolutionary philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme have crafted a narrative that both illuminates and celebrates the profound role humans play in the flourishing of the Earth. Learn about the history of the Universe from the Big Bang to the present day. Join us on Wednesday, June 8 @ 7pm to hear author Mary Evelyn Tucker discuss the book. Please register at the Circulation Desk, by phone at 203-389-3433, or online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org.

The library will be closed on Wednesday, June 15 for a staff development day. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, June 16. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Alluring Herbs with Robin Glowa

Tuesday, June 21 @ 7pm

High Tea, a British tradition, is a lovely and luscious way to entertain for baby showers, birthdays, engagement parties, and more. Come and join the conscious cook for an American twist on this time honored classic. Space is extremely limited. Please register at the Circulation Desk, by phone at 203-389-3433, or online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org.

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

Wednesday, June 29 from 3:30-6:30pm

Your favorite local farms and vendors are back to shop from, plus don’t miss our opening day entertainment: throughout the market magician, Ed Pop, will be making balloon animals! At 5pm, singer Brian Gillie will be performing The Roots of Rock ‘N Roll. Unlike any history lesson you have ever seen, Brian’s Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll is a hip, one-hour, interactive retro-groove of singing, dancing, history, stand-up piano playing, original sound bites, radio commercials, impersonations and attitude. It’’s the story of rock’s first fifteen years and its evolution through gospel, rhythm & blues and country and western. Meet the singers and rock groups from doo-wop, Motown, girl groups, surfin’, soul music, novelty songs and more; Little Richard to Coasters, Chuck Berry to Beatles, Elvis to Four Seasons. It’s the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of fame delivered to you. This is a great show for the whole family! Bring a blanket or chairs and get ready to rock!

Children and Teen Programs

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

Movie Matinee: Independence Day (grades 7-12)

Saturday, June 11 @ 2pm

Looking forward to the new sci-fi flick Independence Day: Resurgence? Brush up on everything you need to know going into the film by watching the movie that started it all. Rated PG-13 2 hrs.

Bored? Board Games

Monday, June 13 from 4-5pm

Sorry, Monopoly, Clue, Life and more! Enjoy an afternoon of board game mania! Think you can dominate your favorite game? Prove it! This program is for teens in grades 7-12. Please register online.

Eager Readers Book Group Grades K-2

Monday, June 13 at 6:30 pm

Join us to read If You Give a Pig a Party by Laura Numeroff. Read the story at home and come for a book discussion and craft. Space is limited, please register online or at the Children’s Desk when you pick up a copy of the book.

Crazy 8s Math Club

Thursday, June 23 @ 6:30pm for grades K-2

The Writing on the Wall: Use wax sticks in ways you never imagined – from outlining yourself, to making giant stick figures by scaling up, to playing hangman and mystery numbers. Space and supplies are limited to 12 participants. Online registration required.

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