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Friday Night Flicks Presents: Ice Age - Continental Drift

Friday, December 28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Scrat's constant quest for an acorn causes a shift in the ice. Manny, Sid, and Diego end up stranded on an iceberg in the middle of the sea. A group of misfit pirates are determined to stop the trio from ever returning home. Rated PG.

Abracadabra! Magic with Chick Kelman

Thursday, December 27th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Chick Kelman is returning to the Library to add some magic to your holiday vacation. Put aside the toys and join him for an afternoon program of magical tricks that will entertain and amaze!

This is a drop- in program for families with kids of all ages! Everyone is welcome.

Christmas by the Fire

Wednesday, December 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s Library

Families are invited to join Mrs. Stewart for Christmas carols and stories by the fire in the Children’s Library. This is always a heart-warming event and reminds us to enjoy the simple pleasures of the holiday season with friends, family...and the library!

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Wednesday, December 26th.

Cinema Club Presents: Joyeux Noel

Monday, December 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Joyeux Noel movie posterThe year is 1914, and World War I continues to rage across the European countryside. As the winter winds began to blow and the soldiers sit huddled in their trenches awaiting the generous Christmas care packages sent by their families, the sounds of warfare take a momentary backseat to the yearning for brotherhood among all of mankind. Here the fates of a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, a German tenor, and a Danish soprano’s lives are about to be changed forever. On Christmas Eve of that year, the lonely souls of the front lines abandoned their arms to reach out to their enemies on the battlefield and greet them with not anger or hostility, but with the simple, kindly gesture of a much needed cigarette or a treasured piece of chocolate, and to put their differences aside long enough to wish their brothers a sincere “Merry Christmas!” Rated PG-13.

Join us to view the film and share in the discussion. Refreshments are served.

Mariachi Christmas

Tuesday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Make your spirit bright by sharing in the beautiful music performed by the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut from the Spanish Community of Wallingford. Christmas carols and music from Mexico, South America, and Spain will be performed.

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