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Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 movie posterFriday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. Rated PG-13.

Dessert with a Doc: Smoking Cessation

doctor breaking a cigarette in halfThursday, March 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Quitting smoking is the single most important step a smoker can take to improve the length and quality of his or her life. Please join us for a presentation by Noa Mencher, R.N., B.S.N., MPA, a nurse navigator with The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, who will offer information and tips on how to overcome the smoking habit. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Poetry Reading: Kate Rushin

Kate RushinMonday, March 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Kate Rushin writes poetry inspired by art and music as well as the lives of ordinary people. Ms. Rushin will present a poetry reading "Camden Sweet/Lawnside Blues: Home, History & Hope;" poems that give homage to the African-American traditions of art, music, spirituality and inspiration. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Knit @ WPL

yarn and knitting needlesTuesday, March 3rd, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Knit @ WPL is an informal, relaxed gathering open to all. Looking for someone to knit with? To teach or learn from? Beginners always welcome. Open to all ages 12-112! All materials provided. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Library’s Board Room upstairs. Walk in a beginner, walk out a knitter!

March TV Madness

March TV MadnessOn Sunday, March 1st, March TV Madness will be taking over our Facebook page! Our most popular television shows will be competing for the title of "Wallingford's Favorite TV Show".

Each morning in March, two television shows will go head to head on our Facebook page. It's up to you to comment and vote on your favorite! At 9:00 p.m. we will tally the votes and the winning team will go onto the next round. Be sure to vote for your favorites!

Reel Conversation: The Station Agent

The Station Agent movie posterSaturday, February 28th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join hosts Brooks Appelbaum, Ph.D. and Dennis Bell for a film and discussion series of early performances by current greats. This month's title is The Station Agent featuring Patricia Clarkson. Rated R.

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