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Night Time in the Animal Kingdom

Friday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
For children ages 4 and up only and their grown-ups
Free tickets available in the Children’s Library

Join Animal Embassy on a night-time journey that will explore the fascinating life of the animal kingdom. Learn the difference between “nocturnal” “crepuscular” and “diurnal”animals. Find out what these amazing creatures do while we are sleeping and meet some during this unforgettable, interactive, live animal presentation!

One-On-One Computer Tutoring Available

Free, individual computer tutoring sessions are available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Each hour-long appointment gives individuals the opportunity to work with a volunteer and learn about email, on-line job applications, internet searching, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel. Beginners are encouraged to sign-up, no prior computer experience is necessary. To schedule an appointment, please call (203)265-6754 and specify your topic of interest.

Listening Adventures: American Classical Music

Thursday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Americans have a very long and interesting music history. Join us on a journey from the early 18th century to the present as we explore the evolution of American classical music. David Sims presents this program made possible by the alumniVentures grant from the Yale School of Music. Give-aways and prizes! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie posterFriday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than
its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. Rated PG-13.

Mushroom Hike

Saturday, September 22nd at 1:00 p.m. at Orchard Glen
Meet at the trailhead at the end of Barnes Industrial Park North.

Join Conservation Commissioner John Lathrop and retired Wallingford teacher Barbara Lathrop for a fascinating look at the amazing fungus among us. You will be amazed at what you will see and learn on a hike with the Lathrops. Remember some mushrooms are poisonous and only experts can be sure which ones are safe to ingest.

Lunch and Learn: Sleeplessness

Monday, September 24th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room

Richard Kull, MD, will discuss the symptoms and causes of sleeplessness, and what you can do to get a better night’s sleep. A complimentary lunch will be provided to all who reserve a seat before September 21st. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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