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Anime Night: Gurren Lagann

Thursday, April 3rd, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Do you love anime and manga? This is where you need to be. Featured anime is Gurren Lagann. Travel to the future where the inhabitants of Earth are forced to live underground. Japanese treats always served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Sunday Shorts: Short Story Discussion Series

Cover of A Good Man Is Hard To Find and Other StoriesSunday, March 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join Library Director Jane Fisher for an informal discussion of A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor. This series runs once a month on Sunday afternoons through April. Request copies of the stories and the complete schedule of discussions at the Information Desk.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Frozen

Frozen movie posterFriday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey - teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven - to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Rated PG.

Drifting Continents, Great Mountains, Volcanoes, and Great Glaciers!

glacierWednesday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Death Valley has many similarities to the Mesozoic Connecticut Valley, without the dinosaurs, of course. This presentation on the geologic history of Wallingford and vicinity will cover a half billion years of geologic time, illustrating how the landscape you are all familiar with came to be. Presented by
Professor Richard Little.

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

Connecticut in the Civil War

David KochThursday, March 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Connecticut provided a greater percentage of its citizens as Union manpower than any other state. It was the arsenal of the Union, with factories producing uniforms, guns, and equipment for the Union armies in unheard of profusion, making Union armies the best-equipped in human history until that time. This engaging presentation will give detailed information about Connecticut in the Civil War. Presented by David Koch, Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College.

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

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