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Notes on a Napkin Film Premiere

Wednesday, July 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

The Library will host the film premier of Notes On A Napkin, a series of comedic shorts looking at life and love. A Knuckle Sandwich production, the film was written and directed by former Wallingford resident and Sheehan High School graduate, Matt Saccullo, founder of Knuckle Sandwich Productions. The shorts originated as comical thoughts that Saccullo encountered while working as a waiter in a New York City diner. In addition to writing, producing, and directing, Saccullo is also an actor and appears in Notes On A Napkin. His acting credits have been featured at the Tribeca Film Festival and in the Channel 101 festival. A trailer of the film can be viewed online at YouTube.

All are welcome to the film screening. However, this film is not rated and is intended for an adult audience. Admission is free.

Summer Reading Programs Begin Today

Be sure to participate in our great programs for kids, teens, and adults. There's something for everyone! Stop at the Information Desks for all the details.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, July 6th.

Additionally, the Library will be closed on Saturdays throughout the summer. The Book Seller hours have also changed. Their summer hours are Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday Night Flicks: Hot Tub Time Machine

Hot Tub Time Machine movie posterFriday, July 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Hot Tub Time Machine hits the bull's-eye: it's a rude, crude comedy with enough smarts and emotional sweetness to make it completely entertaining.

Rated R.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Wolfman

Wolfman movie posterFriday, June 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Inspired by the classic Universal film that launched a legacy of horror, The Wolfman brings the myth of a cursed man back to its iconic origins. Rated: R.

An Evening With Poet Kim Bridgford

Tuesday, June 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for an evening of poems and poetic insight by Kim Bridgford. Ms Bridgford is the author of four collections of poetry: Undone, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; Instead of Maps, nominated for the Poet’s Prize; In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records, winner of the Donald Justice Prize; and Take-Out: Sonnets about Fortune Cookies, forthcoming from David Robert Books. She is currently working on a three-book poetry/photography project with visual artist Jo Yarrington, focusing on journey and sacred space in Iceland, Venezuela, and Bhutan.

A former Connecticut Professor of the Year and a two-time nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year, she was the 2007 Connecticut Touring Poet. She is also the founder of The Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline Project, which will eventually be the largest database of women poets in the world, and was launched at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington on March 27, 2010.

In August 2010 she will become the new director of the West Chester University Poetry Center and the West Chester University Poetry Conference.

All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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