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Wednesday, January 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
No need for fad diets--you can make simple changes that will have big results! This program is presented by Lisa Pranger, RD (Registered Dietician) from MidState Medical Center. Come learn how you can promote and maintain healthy eating habits that can help you achieve your weight loss goals. A healthy dessert will be served. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Tuesday, January 19th, 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. in the Library Parking Lot
The Career Express is the Department of Labor’s mobile one-stop career center providing the latest workforce and job skills development services to individuals across the state.
It is equipped with eight computer workstations with Internet access, the latest audio-visual systems including a plasma TV with SMARTBoard technology and a hydraulic wheelchair lift to provide full access to persons with disabilities.
Information about the DOL/CT Works Career Centers is also available. Free, professional help is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Areas of expertise include:
- Online job searches
- Career exploration
- Finding good job sites
- Resume writing
Thursday, January 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Meticulously adapted from Edith Wharton's 1905 novel, The House of Mirth, this film is directed by Terence Davies and stars Gillian Anderson as the ill-fated socialite Lily Bart. All are welcome. Light refreshment will be served. Rated PG.
The House of Mirth book discussion will take place on January 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Monday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
This month’s Anime Night will feature Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket. Learn how to play the Fruits Basket game, Takaya’s inspiration for the manga. Open to all teens in grades 6-12 who love manga, anime, and Japanese culture. Japanese refreshments always served. Please register online, in person, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Tuesday, January 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Brad Pitt takes no prisoners in Quentin Tarantino’s high-octane WWII revenge fantasy Inglourious Basterds. As war rages in Europe, a Nazi-scalping squad of American soldiers, known to their enemy as “The Basterds,” is on a daring mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Rated R.
Discussion to follow movie. Refreshments will be served.
The Library will be open on Sundays, 1:00-5:00 p.m. from January through April. Be sure to stop in soon!