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Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Accountant

Friday, February 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Accountant movie poster
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a mathematical genius who works as a financial consultant for criminal organizations eager to hide their dirty money. While being investigated by the Treasury Department, Wolff agrees to help an accounting clerk at a robotics firm look into fraud at her company, but the assignment will prove far more dangerous than he could have ever anticipated. Rated R.

Tour the Collaboratory

Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:00 p.m. or Thursday, February 23rd at 3:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Collaboratory logo
Kayleigh Sprague, Creative Technologies Librarian, will guide you through the equipment, programs, and services available in the Collaboratory, our 2,400-square-foot makerspace, coworking space, and digital media lab.

Knit @ WPL

Tuesday, February 21st, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Drop in

yarn and knitting needles
Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and help elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun filled event.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Girl on the Train

Friday, February 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
The Girl on the Train movie poster
A recent divorcée fantasizes about a couple whose house she passes each day on her commuter train ride. Soon, she becomes entangled in a mystery involving not only the couple, but her former husband and his new family. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins. Rated R.

Connecticut's Amazing Birds: A Meet and Greet

Saturday, February 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Blue Moon Raptors will engage participants with their amazing live birds of prey. Learn the fascinating strategies and adaptations that allow raptors to hunt. Perhaps you've never seen live owls, hawks, or falcons up close -- come learn their personal stories and see for yourself how truly magnificent these birds are!

Representatives from local birding organizations, including Audubon Connecticut, Quinnipiac Valley Audubon Society, and the New Haven Bird Club will provide educational literature, volunteer opportunities, citizen science, and current conservation information, along with their upcoming scheduled activities and events.

Exhibits will feature real birds' nests and feathers, field guides, natural history books, birdsong demos, and a variety of stunning local bird photos.

Want to know about the best bird feeders for specific sites and what types of seed and food to use? Do you have questions about binoculars: what size or power to choose? Come view displays and talk with knowledgeable birders to answer your questions on these and other bird-related subjects.

All ages welcome!

Refreshments will be served, and one lucky guest will win a pair of tickets for a Connecticut River Birding Cruise on The RiverQuest eco-tour boat!

Game Night

Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Game Night spelled out in Scrabble tiles
Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary.

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