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Yalesville Branch Closed June 24th-July 8th

The Yalesville Branch will be closed starting June 24th for installation of carpeting and furniture. We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, July 9th, depending on the progress of the project. The book drop at the Yalesville Branch will be open while the building is closed.

Documentary & Discussion: King Corn

King Corn movie posterWednesday, June 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Two recent college grads discover where America’s food comes from when they plant a single acre of corn and follow it from the seed the to dinner plate. Find out what they learned and join us for the film and discussion.

Read ‘Em and Eat: A Summer Reading Program for Adults

Read ‘Em and Eat is an incentive program designed to encourage adults to read and participate as children and teenagers do, in a summer reading program. Anyone 18 years or older is eligible to participate. Adults fill out a review (entry form) for each book they have read. Every two weeks a gift certificate to a local grocery/produce store will be awarded to a randomly drawn entrant. The more books you read, the more you can enter. Entry forms are available from the Information Desk. All entries from the previous weeks' drawings will be entered in the Grand Prize drawing. In addition, a random drawing for runner-up prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the program. Read more...

Dessert With a Doc: Use of Low-dose CT Scans in Screening for Lung Disease

Monday, June 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Using low-dose CT scans to screen patients for lung disease is a relatively new technology offered by MidState Medical Center. Join us for an informative presentation by Cristobal Alvarado, MD, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgical Specialist.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Les Miserables

Les Miserables movie posterFriday, June 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

After Jean Valjean-an ex-convict once imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread-breaks parole, he is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert. Valjean adopts a new identity and prospers as a factory owner. When he agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. Based on the Victor Hugo novel by the same name. Rated PG-13.

Food for Thought: Food Stamped

Tuesday June 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget. Through their adventures the couple consults with members of U.S. Congress, food justice organizations, nutrition experts, and people living on food stamps to take a deeper look at America’s broken food system.

Panel discussion to follow screening. This program is presented in cooperation with Connecticut Humanities.

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