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Woodbridge Town Library Events: October 2016


Adult Events

Film Screening: A Hologram for the King

Thursday, October 6 at 7 PM

A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company’s product to a wealthy monarch. Rated R, Comedy/Drama, 1 hr, 38 min. No registration required.

Film Screening: Genius

Thursday, October 13 at 7 PM

A chronicle of Max Perkins’s time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others. Rated PG-13, Biography, Drama, 1 hr, 44 min. No registration required.

Stephen King & The Art of Darkness Lecture with Stephen Spignesi

Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM

Stephen Spignesi, University of New Haven professor and author, is considered one of the foremost experts on Stephen King. In his Art of Darkness lecture, Spignesi will present fascinating facts about the life, work, and legacy of America’s Boogeyman and Master of Horror. See why Entertainment Weekly calls Spignesi “the world’s leading authority on Stephen King!” Please register at the Circulation Desk, by phone at 203-389-3433, or online at www.woodbridgetownlibrary.org.


Wednesday, Oct. 19th from 6-7:30pm in the Senior Center Lounge

Learn about: Medicare basics, enrollment opportunities, coverage choices, eligibility requirements, and coverage limits. This information session is sponsored by AAA. Light refreshments will be served. Please contact the Woodbridge Senior Center to register at 203-389-3430.

Film Screening: Me Before You

Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM

A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care of. Rated PG-13, Drama, Romance, 1 hr, 50 min. No registration required.

Getting the Most out of Social Security Retirement Income

Monday, Oct. 24th at 6pm at the Woodbridge Town Library

Learn about how new Social Security Laws could affect you! David Cowan, an AAA Endorsed Retirement Advisor will help you learn how to maximize your benefits. The difference could save you up to $100,000 in lifetime benefits. Please visit AAARetire.com to register or call Katherine Ward at 203-389-3466.

Healthy Halloween with Robin Glowa

Tuesday, October 25 at 7 PM

Join Robin Glowa as she teaches us how to make tasty tricks and treats for healthy ghosts and goblins. Please register at the Circulation Desk, by phone at 203-389-3433, or online at www.woodbridgetownlibrary.org.

Film Screening: Our Kind of Traitor

Thursday, October 27 at 7 PM

A couple finds themselves lured into a Russian oligarch’s plans to defect, and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust. Rated R, Thriller, 1 hr, 48 min. No registration required.

Drop in Tech Help: Wednesday October 28th, 3-4pm

Got questions about how to use your iPhone, iPad, laptops or something else? Come to Drop in Tech Help run by our very own Teen Tech Team in the library Meeting Room! They will be more than happy to help you with any of kind of technology questions you can think of.

You Wrote a Book, Now What?

Saturday, November 5, 11am – 12:30pm

Have you written something you would like to see published, but don’t know where to start? Gain an insider’s view of book publishing from literary agent Jan Kardys. Topics include developing a concept, writing a manuscript, finding a literary agent, negotiating a publishing agreement, self-publishing vs. traditional publishing, and more. Please register at the Circulation Desk, by phone at 203-389-3433, or online at www.woodbridgetownlibrary.org. Future Events: Author Betsy Lerner of The Bridge Ladies speaking at the Woodbridge Town Library!

Children and Teen Programs

Please register for all Children and Teen Programs online at www.woodbridgetownlibrary.org

Teen Tech Support

Meets Last Wednesday of Every month

Teens – do you love technology and volunteering in your community? Our Teen Tech group meets monthly, sometimes, more often to provide help on topics such as: email, smart phones, Facebook, downloading pictures and tablets & e-readers to members of the community. Fulfill your community service hours and help out others with technology. Contact Teen Librarian Kyle Litscher at Klitscher@lioninc.org to join.

Mr. Litscher’s Program for Peculiar Children (grades 7 to 12)

Saturday, October 1, 2-3 PM

Teens can take Peregrine-esque photos at the library using their smart phones with apps and props in celebration of the new Miss Peregrine movie opening September 30.

The Great Gilly Hopkins Book & Movie Event (grades 3 to 6)

Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 PM

The Great Gilly Hopkins movie opens October 7. Join us at this special pre-opening event and get to know the characters and storyline before you meet them on the big screen.

Crazy 8’s Math Club (grades K-2)

Saturday, October 8 at 2 PM

Crazy 8’s Math Club Returns! Join us for a special math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities!

Paper Bag Scarecrow Craft (grades preK-3)

Saturday, October 8 at 3 PM

Join your friends at the library to make a fun paper bag scarecrow. We’ll use paper, raffia, felt and more to create this colorful Fall craft.


Saturday, October 15 from 11 AM to 1 PM

After a long summer, the children’s room has finally reopened. Join the fun for a magic show and free balloon animals upstairs in our newly renovated space!

Eager Reader’s Book Group (grades K-2)

Monday, October 17 at 6:30 PM

Pick up a copy of Little Red’s Autumn Adventures by Sarah Ferguson, read it at home, then join us for the book discussion on October 17.

Series Club: Goosebumps! (grades 2-3)

Thursday, October 20 at 6:30 PM

Books available at the program.

Horror Movie Matinee

Friday, October 21st, 3-5 pm (ages 13 and up)

In the spirit of Halloween and all things scary, come watch The Others (PG-13) at the Woodbridge Town Library on Friday, October 21st from 3-5pm. A classic haunting movie with scares and creepiness galore, this is a movie sure to send chills down your spine.

Halloween Kitty Craft (grades K-3)

Saturday, October 22 at 2 PM

Come to the library and turn a mini pumpkin into an adorable kitten using felt, buttons, paper and more!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (grades K-3)

Monday, October 24 at 6:30 PM

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved Peanuts classic with us! Join us for storytelling, a craft, pumpkin fun, and a special treat.

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