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Woodbridge Town Library January 2015 Events

Adult Programs

Please register for adult programs online, by phone at 203-389-3433, or by stopping by the Circulation Desk.

 

Adult Winter Reading Program

January 5th – February 27th

Read and review books to qualify for our weekly prize drawings and join us for hot cocoa and tea Thursday evenings. Visit our website www.woodbridge.lioninc.org to see the rules and register or stop by the Circulation Desk.

Writing Workshop with Patrick Scalisi

Tuesday, January 20 @ 7pm

Have you ever wanted to take readers to the farthest reaches of outer space, deepest depths of an enchanted forest, or darkest corners of cyberspace? Join local author Patrick Scalisi to discuss the specific hallmarks of Fantasy and Science Fiction writing before picking up your pen to write from a few speculative prompts. Limited space. Please register.

An Evening in Morocco

Tuesday, January 27th @ 6:30pm

Join Beecher Road School Teacher Caterina Zdrowski and members of the 2014 UNH Fulbright – Hays Global Projects Abroad Team to lean about life in the Northern Kingdom of Morocco. Moroccan cookies and tea will be served.

Bead Stringing Workshop with Geralyn Tagatec

Wednesday, January 28th @ 7pm

Learn the basics of bead stringing using an assortment of beads from glass and wood to semi-precious stones. Each student will use a bead board for their design and will complete a necklace in class. Having learned the basics they will be able to make jewelry at home. An $8 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

 

Film Screenings

No registration is required for film screenings. Seating is first come, first serve.

The Good Lie

Thursday, January 22 @ 7pm

Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with their employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives. Starring Reese Witherspoon. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes.

Fury

Thursday, January 29th @ 7pm

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LeBeouf, and Michael Pena.

 

January Art Exhibit by Abby Kai Keevil

Throughout January, visit the Library Meeting Room to see the work of Woodbridge resident Abby Kai Keevil. Abby is an 11th grader at Hopkins School in New Haven and has studied art for a number of years. She has taken classes at the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven and at Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Art Camp in New Milford, CT. Abby currently studies with Mr. Miller, Ms. Labelle-Young, and Mr. Zhou at Hopkins School and is in the fine art track there. Much of Abby Kai’s art is inspired by a desire to communicate social justice and the honor, dignity, and diversity, of all people.

 

Children’s Programs

Please register for children’s program online at www.woodbridge.lioninc.org.

 

Three Ring Rascals

Saturday, January 24th @ 2pm grades 2-4

Are you small and wise? Do you like popcorn? Do you sometimes try to get in trouble even though you try not to? If so, you might be a rascal! Join us to read The Show Must Go On! by Kate Klise and have fun with book related activities and a craft. Books will be available for check out at the program. Please register online.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 7

Come and celebrate the 4th annual Take Your Child to the Library Day and help raise awareness about the importance of the library in the life of a child. Join us for these activities throughout the day:

11:00am Stories and Crafts (ages 3-5)

2:00pm Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party (online registration required) for grades 3 and up

3:30-4:30pm Chess Matches – bring a partner

1:00-4:00pm Make- it and Take-It Crafts (ages 5 and older)

Tens to Teens Art Session

Wednesday, February 11th @ 6:00pm (grades 4 to 12)

Join us to make a yummy bouquet of sweetness for your sweetie. You will also design your own vase to bundle your treats. Space is limited. Please register online!

Brick by Brick Lego Program

Saturday, February 14 @ 2pm grade 1 and up

What can you make with Lego Blocks? Get creative at this special hands-on workshop. Limited space. Online registration begins on January 15th.

 

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