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Monday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
In a tribute to the late playwright Edward Albee (1928-2016), the WPL Play Readers will perform a reading of scenes from one of his most famous plays, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The play examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.
David Andrews as George
Mary Heffernon as Martha
Neel Pizinger as Nick
Helen Miller as Honey
Narrated by Terry Remeika
Co-Directed by Alfred Mueller and Terry Remeika
Love those appointment reminders via text from your dentist or hairdresser? Now the Library offers a similar service called Shoutbomb. You can renew your items with a few simple commands, receive notifications when holds are ready or items are almost due or overdue, and keep track of all your family members’ items on a single phone. Additionally, you can register to receive important library updates like emergency closings via text.
To sign up for the service, text the word SIGNUP to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a reply asking for your library card number. Text your card number (found under the barcode). You will receive a confirmation text. If you would like to opt in to our news alerts, text the word WANEWS. The full list of commands is available at: https://is.gd/SBhelp. Although Shoutbomb is free, your carrier’s standard text message rates apply.
The Main Library is open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays through April. Please stop by soon!
Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Leonardo DiCaprio takes a look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.
Join us to view the film with moderators Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff.
The Library and will close at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st and will remain closed through Monday, January 2nd in observance of New Year's. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 3rd.
Wednesday, January 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
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.