Holiday Closing

cornucopiaThe Library will close at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th and will remain closed through Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 28th.

The Book Seller will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th.

Sinatra and Me: The Very Good Years

Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Sinatra and Me book coverFrank Sinatra had a history with New Haven, CT thanks to his lifelong friendship with Tony Consiglio, part of the family that ran Sally's Pizzeria on Wooster St. Sinatra called Tony "The Clam" because he kept his mouth shut, but Consiglio finally told his tales to writer Franz Douskey a few years ago and the revelations are published in "Sinatra and Me: The Very Good Years."

Join author Franz Douskey and hear the stories. All are welcome. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Knit @ WPL

Tuesday, December 1st, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

yarn and needles
Come and mingle with other knitters. More experienced knitters will have fun comparing patterns, sharing techniques, and trading tips on stitches, sweaters and mittens! Beginners are always welcome. We provide yarn and needles for those just starting out. Open to all.

Lunch and Learn: LSVT LOUD

Monday, November 30th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
therapist teaching woman LSVT
Lisa Murray, Speech Pathologist from Masonicare Home Health and Hospice, will be presenting a ground-breaking new therapeutic program for Parkinson’s (as well as stroke and MS) patients called LSVT LOUD Voice Program.

A complimentary light lunch will be provided following the presentation. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 by November 23rd.

This program is co-sponsored by Masonicare.

REEL Conversation Presents: The Sapphires

Saturday, November 28th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Film & Discussion Series: Strange But True

This month's title is The Sapphires starring Chris O’Dowd and Deborah Mailman.
Sapphires movie poster
It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group “The Sapphires” entertain the US troops in Vietnam. Rated PG-13.

Prior to the screening of the film, we’ll give a brief introduction and note some interesting talking points portrayed in the movie. Brooks Appelbaum, Ph.D. and Dennis Bell moderate. This is the final film in our Strange But True series in which we watched films based on true stories with an odd twist. Let us know what you think of this series and tell us what you’d like to see in the future. Planning for our 2016 series is underway!

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