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Electronics Take Apart Party

Monday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
disassembled electronics
Find out how electronics work by disassembling computers, iPads, CD players and more. All tools and equipment provided, though you are welcome to bring your own electronics to take apart.

Co-sponsored by NESIT Makerspace.

Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above.

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REEL Conversation Presents: Shopgirl

Saturday, February 25th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Shopgirl movie poster
Join Brooks Appelbaum and Dennis Bell to view and discuss films that showcase Steve Martin in dramatic roles that are far different from his “wild and crazy” comic persona! We have chosen these films for their remarkable range, and for Martin’s astonishing skills, in addition to acting—dancing, singing, and “swordplay”—within them.

Shopgirl [2005]
Based on Martin’s novella of the same name, this tender story questions the meaning of love in a poignant triangle: complex young artist (Claire Danes), a wealthy and sophisticated older man (Martin), and a romantically clueless guy (Jeremy Schwartzman).

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
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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.

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