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Friday Night Flicks Presents: District 9

Friday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Over twenty years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack, or the giant advances in technology. Neither came. Instead, the aliens were refugees, the last survivors of their home world. The creatures were set up in a makeshift home in South Africa’s District 9 as the world’s nations argued over what to do with them. Now, patience over the alien situation has run out. The tension between the aliens and the humans comes to a head when a human field operative, Wikus van der Merwe, contracts a mysterious virus that begins changing his DNA. Wikus quickly becomes the most hunted man in the world, as well as the most valuable – he is the key to unlocking the secrets of alien technology. Ostracized and friendless, there is only one place left for him to hide: District 9. Rated R.

HeartSounds: Music and Poetry

Saturday, January 23rd, 10:00 a.m. to noon in the Collins Room

The poetry group’s second meeting this month is a special event featuring Julie Cook, musician and poet. This program is open to anyone who loves music and poetry and would like to explore ways in which these two arts enhance one another. However, reservations are required and enrollment is limited to 20 participants. No prior experience with either poetry or music is required and poems and instruments will be available. Participants are welcome to bring their own poems and/or instruments as well. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Wii Guitar Hero Tournament

Wednesday, January 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Come and Rock in the New Year! All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to come and play Wii Guitar Hero on the big screen. Registration is required. Tell your friends! Sign up in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 19th.

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips

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.

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