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Blue Moon Hike

Friday, August 31st at 8:00 p.m. at Wallingford Land Trust’s Farnam Field on Williams Road

When there is a second full moon in the same month it is called a blue moon. Join us for a moonlit walk along a trail created by an Eagle Scout and then enjoy s’mores and stories. This Land Trust property is the perfect spot to appreciate a blue moon! As always, children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Moving and Grooving with Amy Rogell

Monday, September 10th at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room

Come enjoy a morning of music and interactive fun with the always popular Amy Rogell, who is well known for her numerous appearances in film, television and radio, as well as her popular series of children’s CDs. This special drop-in program is for pre-school aged kids and their grown-ups and will take place instead of the usual Monday morning storytime.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 4th. We will open on Saturdays beginning September 8th.

Connecticut UFO Sightings & the UFO Investigative Process

Saturday, September 8th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Did you know that New England and specifically Connecticut have been home to some of the most important UFO sightings in history? Find out more about these incredible events as well as many other unusual and well-documented UFO sightings from the Nutmeg State.

The lecturer for the afternoon will be William Shakalis, MLS- State Director of Mufon Connecticut Chapter. Founded in 1969, MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) is the largest and oldest UFO investigative organization in the United States, training UFO field investigators, organizing chapters, and educating the public about UFO phenomenon. “The purpose of MUFON is to resolve the mystery known as unidentified flying objects (UFOs) and all of its related ramifications in a scientific manner.

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

Author Event: Saloma Miller Furlong

Monday, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Meet the author of Why I Left the Amish: A Memoir. Salmona was featured in the American Experience program The Amish that aired February 28, 2011. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Hunger Games

Hunger Games movie posterFriday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Rated PG-13.

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