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Monday Matinee: Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot movie posterMonday, August 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Now showing favorite films...in the cool comfort of our air-conditioned Community Room. All are welcome, no registration required!

Nominated for several Oscars, Some Like It Hot ended up the biggest moneymaking comedy up to 1959. Full of hilarious set pieces and movie in-jokes, it has not tarnished with time and in fact seems to get better with each passing year. Not rated.

Know Your Community: Literacy Volunteers

Tuesday, August 19th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Literacy Volunteers logoLearn about volunteer opportunities with Literacy Volunteers of Meriden/Wallingford. Literacy Volunteers provides tutors to adult students with the goal of 100 percent literacy. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old, have a valid telephone number and address, be able to read, write and speak the English language well enough to communicate clearly both orally and in written form, and complete the Literacy Volunteers tutor training course for Basic Literacy and/or ESL tutoring. More information will be available at the meeting. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Looking For a New Book Club?

stack of booksLove biographies? Mad for memoirs? Interested in a biography book discussion group? We'd like to hear from you. Please take our survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!

Ask the Tech Guru Workshop Canceled

laptop, smartphone, and e-readerTonight's Ask the Tech Guru workshop has been canceled. Please join us next Monday, August 11th for answers to all of your technology questions.

Monarch Magic

Friday, August 22nd, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Community Room
For all ages

child in butterfly cutoutMake a butterfly craft, have your picture taken as a butterfly, and get all of your questions answered at this drop-in program. We will also have monarch caterpillars, chrysalids, and (if we are very lucky) butterflies on hand for you to see up close!

Please note, you do not need to be here right at 10:00 a.m. for this program, you may stop in at any time and stay as long as you’d like!

Monday Matinee: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. movie posterMonday, August 11th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Now showing favorite films...in the cool comfort of our air-conditioned Community Room. All are welcome, no registration required!

Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups. Rated PG.

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