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Woodbridge Town Library News and Upcoming Events January 2020

For the latest news and information, visit our website at www.woodbridgetownlibrary.org, like us on Facebook @woodbridge.town.library, or sign up for our e-newsletter.  Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram @woodbridgetownlibrary

***We are open Monday – Thursday:  10 am to 8 pm, and Friday and Saturday:  10 am to 5 pm***

We will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Adult Programs

For more information about our events, or to register, please contact the reference desk at 203-389-3434.  Registration is also available on our website.

Lotus Flower Lantern Craft Workshop

Wednesday, January 15 at 6:30 pm

Members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (“KSCPP”) will present a workshop on making a lovely lotus flower lantern using colorful paper and wire frames.  After the class, short documentaries on Korea will be shown and traditional Korean refreshments will be served.  KSCPP is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture.  Please register, space and materials are limited.

Taking Resilience Skills Off the Blackboard:  A Workshop of Practical Tools with Lorri Danzig

Monday, January 27 at 7 pm

Lorri will give an interactive presentation on the theory behind resilience and the skills necessary to build it.  What it looks like to put these skills into action is effectively illustrated using personal examples and excerpts from Lorri Danzig’s memoir My Father the Fish:  Rendering Life’s Hardships Spiritual.  Please register.

Thursday Night Film Screenings

Join us at 7 pm in the meeting room; registration is not required.

January 16:  Judy; Rated PG-13 | Drama, Musical | 118 min

January 23:  Paper Clips; Rated G | Documentary | 84 min

January 30: The Goldfinch; Rated R | Drama | 149 min

Children’s Activities & Events

For more information on our Children’s Events, please visit our website or call 203-389-3439.

Nutmeg Book Club (Grades 4-7)

Thursday, January 16 at 5:30

Read a 2020 Nutmeg nominee book and come ready for a discussion, snack, and activity.  Pick up a copy of each month’s book at the Children’s Desk and come ready to discuss.  Please register online or in person.  January’s book is:  Greetings from Witness Protection.

littleBits Drop In Programs

Saturday, January 25 at 3 pm

Explore the world of circuitry with littleBits and see what you can build.  No registration required.  Best for ages 7 and up.

Save the Date:  Take Your Child to the Library Day is Saturday, February 1!

CactusHead Puppets will return to the library, performing The Bremen Town Musicians at 2 pm, followed by a rod puppet workshop for ages 4 and up.  More details to come; stop by the library or visit our website.

Ongoing Childrens Programming

Baby Rhyme Time (0-18 months)

Every Wednesday, 10:30-11 am

Join us for songs and rhymes, fun for little ones.  No registration.

Rhythm and Rhyme (18-36 months)

Every Thursday, 10:30-11 am

Talking, singing and reading to build vocabulary and a love of books! No registration.

Saturday Preschool Storycraft (3-5 years)

Every Saturday, 11-11:30 am

Stories and crafts for ages 3 to 5 with an adult.  No registration.

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