Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Railway Man

The Railway Man movie posterFriday, October 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

When Japanese forces overrun Singapore in 1942, thousands of soldiers are taken prisoner. Eric Lomax, a 21-year-old engineer and railway enthusiast, is sent to work on the construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand, where Eric witnesses unimaginable suffering and is tortured for building a secret radio. After the war, he returns home, haunted by the face of one young Japanese officer, and shuts himself off from the world. When he falls in love with Patti, ten years later, it seems as if he has finally left the past behind. But, on their wedding night, the nightmares return. When Patti learns the whereabouts of the Japanese officer whose memory still torments her husband, she must decide if she will give this information to Eric, who is desperate for revenge, and stand by him no matter what decision he makes. Rated R.

Yoga For Teens

person practicing yoga in front of a treeWednesdays in October, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Increase your flexibility, build your self-esteem, and increase your physical strength while having fun! Workshops led by Zorayda Cocchi. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel and dress comfortably. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

What's All the hoopla?

hoopla logoWe’re excited to announce the availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital. All you need is a Wallingford Public Library card!

You can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on your Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones, tablets and computers. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums, or audiobooks. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees. You may borrow up to 5 items per month.

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to download the free hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. There is no need to download an app or extension for your internet browser. Simply sign up at hoopladigital.com to get started.

Please contact the Information Desk at (203)265-6754 with any questions.

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