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.
Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 pm: BOOK SPEED DATING
Join us for snacks, conversation, and NEW BOOKS. Get a jump on your summer reading with this fun way to find a great read!
Thursday, June 15 through Thursday, August 31: ADULT SUMMER READING
Stop by the Reference Desk to sign up and pick up your passport. Read books, write reviews, and win prizes—including $25 gift cards to Barnes & Noble!
Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00 pm: MAXIMIZING YOUR RETIREMENT DURING A POST-ELECTION WORLD
Rebecca Miller of American Prosperity Group will present a bipartisan post-election workshop that identifies retirement risks and discusses how to manage those risks.
Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm: CUTTING AND ARRANGING FROM YOUR GARDEN
Donna Rapino of Diva Fiore will show you how to use what you have in your garden to create beautiful flower arrangements. Please bring cuttings from your own garden (store-bought are OK too!) and a fun vessel.
Tuesday, June 27 at 7:00 pm: THE PERFECT PICNIC WITH THE CONSCIOUS COOK
Summer is the perfect time for a picnic; Robin Glowa’s presentation will feature delicious dishes with a healthy twist.
Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 pm: SOCIAL SECURITY WORKSHOP
David Cowan from Legacy Retirement Group will teach you important information about the benefits of Social Security and when and how to elect to receive it.
Woodbridge Library Farmers’ Market Moves to a New Time and Location
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; and
- August 29: Emma.
Peeps at the Library 2017 Contest Winners:
Adult Category: Peeps of La La Land by Coachman Square at Woodbridge;
Children/Family Category: Peeper pan by the Onofrey Family, Emoji Peeps by Mackenzie and Matthew Roland, and Peepalicious.
Woodbridge Town Library Continues 4th Annual Reading Together Summer Program!
Read a book. Ask a question. Start a conversation and Share the Joy of Reading with a Child.
The Woodbridge Library will train high school students to read with young children to help them connect with the stories they read and encourage them to read for pleasure. There are two training sessions offered, teens must attend one session in order to participate in the program. Training schedule:
Session 1: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30-7:00 pm;
Session 2: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:30-7:00 pm.
The library will offer four Reading Together Events on Wednesday evenings at 5 pm, July 12, July 19, August 9 and August 16. Children entering grades K-3 will be paired with our trained teens. Teen participation will be eligible for Community Service hours. Online registration is required for both the training and summer reading sessions. Teens who participated in 2016 need not repeat the training. For more information please stop by the Children’s Desk, or call 203 389-3439.
Build a Better World Children’s Summer Reading Program
Children entering grades K-6 next fall are invited to BUILD A BETTER WORLD this summer at the Woodbridge Library, June 15 – August 18. We have a wealth of resources 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.
Make It @ the Woodbridge Library! Join the fun in June at our maker programs. Online registration required.
Saturday, June 3 @ 11:30 -1pm: Lego Engineering
Grades K -6 – Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Snowmobiles, Towers, Catapults, and Battletracks! An experienced instructor will challenge students to engineer at the next level.
Thursday, June 15 @ 6:30pm: Invent with Strawbees Grades 2-6
Strawbees is an award-winning prototyping toy for makers of all ages. It is a kit based on simple units called Strawbees that lets you connect straws to each other and build little to huge mechanical objects from just straws and cardboard, and which stimulates the imagination and encourages storytelling endlessly.
Saturday, June 17 @ 1pm Coding Class. All Ages
Join us for an introductory coding class that is tailored to fit any age. Monday, June 19 @ 12pm Cartooning Class Ages 9 and up. Bring your paper and pencil along for a lesson on cartooning and humorous drawing. Join nationally syndicated cartoonist Rick Stromoski for this special hands-on program.
Thursday, June 22 @ 6:30pm: Beach Bag Challenge Grades 5 and up. Come relax with your friends and make a T-shirt Beach bag. Bring your own T-shirt, we will have some available as well!!