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Join us for a film based on a book, and travel out of Wallingford to an exotic location with out ever leaving the Library. All films begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome at these free movie events.
September 2nd: The Kite Runner
This powerful tale of friendship and betrayal is based on the book by Khaled Hosseini and takes us from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban regime. In Dari and English with English sub-titles. Rated PG-13.
Tuesday, August 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
An incredible true story that unfolds like a ripping good yarn...With an uproarious, impossible Hollywood ending, Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 is filmmaker Kevin Rafferty's acclaimed documentary depicting one of the most legendary games in the history of sports.
Also attending the screening will be the journalist who covered this game for the New Haven Register, and a Yale team player!!! Join us for a cracking discussion.
Long live the 80s!. The Community Room is booked with 80s movies all summer long. All teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to come to the Library and go back in time. All films are shown in surround-sound on our high-definition big screen. For each movie you attend, you will be entered into our weekly prize drawing!
Weird Science: Monday, August 10th at 2:00 p.m. (PG-13)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Monday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m. (PG-13)
This summer all teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to watch live Major League Baseball at the Library. Enjoy the traditional Cracker Jacks while viewing the game on our big screen in surround-sound. You'll feel like you're really in the stadium. We will will have actual score cards and will teach you how to score the game. All games will be screened in the Community Room. No registration is required.
Thursday, July 30th at 1:35 p.m. - Boston Red Sox vs. Oakland A's
Wednesday, August 12th at 1:05 p.m. - New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Thursday, August 27th at 1:10 p.m. - New York Mets vs. Florida Marlins
Friday, July 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
After the revelation of The Dark Knight, here is The Watchmen, another bold exercise in the liberation of the superhero movie. It's a compelling, visceral film - sound, images and characters combine into a decidedly odd visual experience that evokes the feel of a graphic novel. Rated R.
Monday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Meet Jan Mann, author of Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket for an evening of recommended picnics throughout our beautiful state. Everyone in attendance will have the chance to win a picnic basket and signed copy of Ms. Mann's book!
Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.