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Woodbridge Town Library Upcoming Events March 2018

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***Please note the Library will be open at 1pm on Tuesday, March 19, due to a staff meeting***

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.

Massaro at the Library Series Concludes with Panel Discussion

Wednesday, March 13 at 6 pm

Come to the Ingredients for Change Panel Discussion with experts speaking about a variety of food-related issues and opportunities facing Connecticut.  Dina Brewster, Executive Director at the Connecticut Northeastern Organic Farming Association (CTNOFA), will talk about local organic farms and their importance for the environment and communities.  Jacqueline Maisonpierre of New Haven Farms will discuss the impact of food insecurity in the region and how the problem can be alleviated.  A third speaker will talk about how climate change has hit Connecticut and its farms.  Learn how to get involved and where the needs are most severely felt in the state.  Please register online or at the library.

Celtic Chocolate Program with Kim Larkin

Monday, March 18 at 7 pm

Join us for a belated St. Patrick’s Day program with licensed chocolatier Kim Larkin!  This festive program highlights the history of chocolate and the Irish pioneers who helped along the way.  Come dive into the history of famous Celtic foods, lore, and Irish poetry with samplings of Dublin tea, Irish bread, Blarney cheese, and beautiful Celtic art chocolates. Please register online or at the library.

Score Some Points: Understanding and Raising Your Credit Score

Monday, April 1 at 7 pm

Learn about the importance of credit scores, what impacts your score, and what actions you can take to raise it.  Presented by Citizens Bank.  Please register online or at the library.

Thursday Night Film Screenings

Film screenings start at 7 pm.  No registration required.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Thursday, March 7 at 7 pm

134 minutes; PG-13

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.  Winner of two Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture (Drama) and Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) and nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year.

Green Book

Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm

130 minutes; PG-13

When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.  Winner of three Golden Globes for Best Screenplay, Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy), and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year.

A Star Is Born

Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm

135 minutes; R

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally.  She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight.  But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.  Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Original Song and nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year.

First Man

Thursday, March 28 at 7 pm

138 minutes; PG-13

First Man is a biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon.  The film explores the sacrifices and costs on the nation and Neil himself, during one of the most dangerous missions in the history of space travel.  Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Original Score and nominated for four Academy Awards.

Children’s Activities & Events

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

St. Patrick’s Day Drop-In Craft (All ages)

Monday, March 11, anytime between 5 and 7:30 pm

Come upstairs to the Children’s Department and make a fun craft for St. Patricks’ Day!

Fox and Friends in the Library (Ages 4-7)

Friday, March 15, 2 pm

Be clever like a fox!  The Children’s Department will host a special fox event with fox-themed stories, games, snacks…and fill a fox to take home!  Space and supplies are limited to one fox per family.  Materials fee:  $5, cash only.  Please register at the Children’s Desk—the materials fee must be paid at registration.  For questions about this program, please call the Children’s Desk.

littleBits Workshop (Ages 7 and up)

Saturday, March 16, 2 pm

Spend a fun afternoon experimenting with littleBits.  Explore the world of circuitry and see what can be invented.  No registration required.

Eager Readers Book Group (Grades K2)

Monday, March 18, 6:30 pm

Stop by the Children’s Desk to pick up a copy of this month’s title, and to register.  Read the book at home and then come for a book discussion and craft.

Nonfiction Club (Grades 3-6)

Tuesday, March 19, 6 pm

Brace yourself!  Come check out a nonfiction book on extreme weather conditions at the library and read it prior to the meeting.  At the program, we will share what we learned, have a snack, and make our own earthquake detectors!  Please register online or at the Children’s Desk.  This program is collaboration between Beecher Road School and the Woodbridge Town Library.

Delightful Dumbo! (Grades PreK-3)

Saturday, March 30 at 3 pm

Come to the library for an afternoon of elephant fun!  Enjoy stories and an adorable craft inspired by the Dumbo character.  Please register online or at the Children’s Desk.

Ongoing Childrens Programming

Babies Session (0-18 months)

Every Wednesday, 10:30-11 am

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

Ready to Read (18-36 months)

Every Thursday, 10:30-11 am

Find out how talking, singing and reading build vocabulary and a love of books!  No registration.

Preschool Storycraft (3-5 years)

Every Saturday, 11-11:30 am

Stories and crafts for ages 3 to 5 with an adult.  No registration, unless otherwise noted.

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