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Dessert with a Doc: Take your Health to Heart

Tuesday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for a presentation by Catherine Rich, RN, on the risk factors of heart disease. Her presentation will include an explanation of how heart attack symptoms are different in men and women, and how healthier lifestyle choices can help prevent heart attacks.

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

Now Open Saturdays

Visit us on Saturdays starting September 8th. The Main Library is open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Yalesville Branch is open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Art & Artifice of Audio Book Narration

Thursday, September 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

George GuidallA very special evening with the reknowned George Guidall!

Mr. Guidall has recorded over 900 unabridged novels, bringing a consistent artistry to his readings and delighting listeners for over 20 years. He is the recipient of three Audie Awards (the industry’s equivalent of an Oscar) for excellence in audio book narration, and his 40-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie award for best performance Off-Broadway, and frequent television appearances. Thanks to Linda and Tom Morrissey for suggesting and supporting this program. Seating is limited. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Hidden Treasures of Korean Art and Modern Korea

Thursday, September 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

The Library welcomes the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project for a program exploring the artistic and cultural achievements of Korea’s past and present. Two documentary films will be shown illustrating the artistic and cultural achievements of Korea’s past such as Hangul (Korean alphabet) and The Tripitaka Koreana; and Korea’s industrial achievements since the Korean War. Reenactment of a traditional Korean ceremony and refreshments will follow the showing of the films.

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

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.

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