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Woodbridge Town Library News for February 2024

February 1, 2024
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Woodbridge Town Library News for February 2024

Woodbridge Town Library News for Feb. 2, 2024Be sure to check our website or call us before your visit for any changes to our hours or events.


Winter Reading Update!

Winter Reading Party Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30 pm

Have you handed in your bingo sheets yet!? Have you started another?! Our Winter Reading game for adults continues now through February 20. Completed bingo sheets should be dropped off at the information desk to be entered into a Winter Reading Drawing—which will be held on Tuesday, February 20. Join us for music by Woodbridge artist Steven Bettencourt and refreshments, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. (Drawing held at 7 pm) Thank you to the Friends of the Library for their support in this program! For more information and to register.

Arts & Craft Supply Swap

Come to the information desk with any unwanted craft supplies and browse other supplies brought by community members.

Seed Saving Workshop

February 5 at 6 pm

Join us with Caty Poole, former director at Massaro Community Farm, who will be leading this Seed Saving Workshop. Why save seeds? It allows gardeners to maintain a diverse and resilient plant population by preserving heirloom varieties and traditional crops...among other reasons! For more information and to register.

Adults Art & Craft Club

Wednesday, February 7 at 5:30 pmWant to learn knitting? Working on a needlepoint? Have a project you want to show off? Join us to unleash your creativity! Bring in your art and craft project, or use library-provided acrylic painting supplies, and enjoy the company of community members and refreshments. More details and registration on our website. For questions or registration, email Donna:

A Conversation on Disability: What Should We Know and What Can We Do?

Wednesday, February 28 at 7 pmJoin us for a community conversation about disability, ableism, and allyship with special guest Tim Kellogg. Presented by the Library and the Woodbridge Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. More details and registration on our website, but please register so we know to expect you! Also, if you need any accommodations, note those on the online registration form or contact Jen Sullivan, Assistant Director:


Woodbridge Scrabble Group

Wednesdays at 11 AM Meet with friends and neighbors for friendly games of Scrabble every week in the Meeting Room. No registration required.Thursday Night Film Screenings NOW beginning at 6 pm!Join us on Thursday evenings for a movie screening in our Meeting Room. No registration is required to attend, but seating is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: No film screening on Thursday, February 8 due to our February artists’ exhibit reception. All welcome to attend. More information.

Upcoming Titles:

  • February 15: Five Nights at Freddy’s
  • February 22: Blackberry
  • February 29: Calendar Girls (2022)

Saturday Morning Meditation

Every Saturday at 10:15 am, one hour of silent Vipassana (mindfulness) meditation is hosted by Dr. Aruna Pawashe, a retired lecturer and scientist from Yale University.

She has been practicing Vipassana (which translates as: seeing things as they really are) meditation for over 15 years. She is a volunteer and a trustee member for the Vipassana Meditation Center in Shelburne, Massachusetts. Aruna has hosted many Vipassana meditation programs over the years throughout the greater New Haven area.

Registration suggested, but walk-ins welcome too! Zoom option is available:


Lunar New Year Craft

Friday, February 9 at 3 pm for ages 5 and up.Make a paper lantern to celebrate the New Year! No registration required. This is a collaboration with the WTL

Teen Advisory Board

Meets monthly on Fridays at 3 pm (February 16 is this month’s meeting). See our Teen Volunteers page on our website for more info!Free Paint FridaysEvery Friday at 11 am for ages 3 to 5.A creative, expressive, free form painting session. No registration, space limited to first 8 participants. No entry after 11:10 am.

Book and Craft Club

Third Thursday of each month (Feb. 15) at 6:30 pm for grades K through 2. A very special book club: read and discuss a new book, then make a craft inspired by the story and illustrations. Please register online, space limited to 10 participants. Black History Month Book ClubTuesday, February 27 at 6:30 pm for ages 8 to 11Read one of Vashti Harrison’s Little Legends books, pick your favorite role model, and come prepared to share your role model and some facts you learned! At the book club, we’ll hang out, make art, enjoy refreshments, while listening to Black musicians from past and present! Please register online!


Baby Group: Mondays at 10:30 am (Newborn to 18 months)

Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 am (Ages 2 and up)

Craft Time: Thursdays at 4 pm (Ages 3 and up)

Story Craft: Fridays at 11 am (Ages 3 to 5 years)


Check out our page on the library’s website to see all of the great things we’ve been doing! Thank you as always for all of the community support. Your contributions and book donations allow us to make updates to the building and bring fantastic programs (among other things) to the library which benefits YOU.


We will be closed on Monday, February 19, Presidents Day.

Now Open Saturdays Year-Round

The Woodbridge Town Library is open on Saturdays year-round Monday—Thursday: 10 am to 8 pmFriday & Saturday: 10 am to 5 pmOur wifi works on the library grounds, even when the library is closed. Picnic tables are available. Enjoy!

Art Exhibits at the Library

February’s artists: Hannah Petrikovsky & Leah Caroline

If you are interested in exhibiting your art work in the library, please contact Donna Faryna, Adult Services Librarian ( or visit our art exhibits page for more information.Online Card Registration AvailableAre you a Woodbridge resident? You can sign up for a library card online! Visit our website, After registering, you will immediately be able to use your new account to place holds on items for pick up at the library. We will then contact you via email within 2 business days with your new library card number. At this time, you will get full access to our electronic resources, including downloadable books and magazines. Please note that this is a temporary registration that will expire in 30 days. Before the 30 days is up, please visit the Woodbridge Town Library in person to verify your name and address. At that time, you will receive a permanent library card. Do we have your email address?Sign up for our email newsletters to receive notifications about events, new offerings, and library hours/closings. We typically only send one email a week. Join our mailing list by visiting our website and entering your email address in the form provided. That’s it! (You can also give us your email address while in the building.)      


Visit the Library website 24/7 to access digital resources - woodbridgetownlibrary.orgWe are fine-free and have automatic renewals on most items. Call or email to place holds, ask questions, find out information, and more.

Department phones and emails

Adult Services/Reference: 203-389-3434;

Children’s Department: 203-389-3439;

Circulation/General info: 203-389-3433;

Not sure who you need? Email

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