Peeps in the Library Diorama Contest!

Join us for the Eighth Annual “Peeps in the Library” contest at the Woodbridge Town Library!
This contest is open to all ages and teams are welcome to enter!

Peep dioramas will be displayed in the library in front of the Circulation Desk during open hours!

Registration begins on Monday, March 20 and ends Saturday, April 1. You can register by stopping by the Reference Desk to pick up your package of Peeps, or by printing out the form below and obtaining your own package of Peeps.

Contest Rules

• We will provide each person or group who enters with one pack of peeps (4 individual).

• Create a diorama based on a book, literary character, or movie. Make the diorama using a standard shoebox sized box. You may add your own decorations and props.

• All characters must be portrayed by Peeps. You may use more than the ones provided.

• Contest is open to all ages. There are three separate prize categories: children/families, tweens/teens, and adults. Teams may include up to four members.

• Please do not use any other food items (other than Peeps) in your diorama.

• Limited to one entry per person/team.

• Please fill out the entry form (included with kit or at bottom of this page) and submit it with your diorama.

Drop off your diorama with a completed form during library hours Saturday, April 8. Voting will take place the week of April 10. The winners will be announced the following week. Winners will receive a prize, and their dioramas will be featured on our social media.

Fill out the following form and turn it in with your completed diorama:

Plant Swap this Saturday!

Have plants that don’t spark joy anymore? Extra pots laying around the house? Seeds you don’t plan on planting?

Drop them off at the library 3/16-3/17. Then return on Saturday, 3/18 between 11 am and 1 pm to find new (to you) items!.

Register you (and your plants) here!

If you do not have any plants to swap, we ask that you come during the last hour of the swap, between 12 pm and 1 pm

Author Talk with Dr. Siegfried Kra

Come and join us for a talk with local author and retired cardiologist Dr. Siegfried Kra!

Dr. Kra is a local Woodbridge resident who has published many books, including Twilight in Danzig and Nine Lives.

He and his family emigrated to New York after escaping the Gestapo. Siegfried then attended the Yale School of Medicine and treated thousands of patients during his half century of practice as a cardiologist.

Dr. Kra will be discussing his newest book, Dancer in the Garden, which is a collection of vivid stories from Dr. Kra’s life.

Registration is required for this program.

Now for Sale: Totes with Notable Quotes

Support the Library by purchasing a tote bag. Six different bags, each with a different quote. Stop by the lobby to see the display!  Price: $20 each, or 2 for $35. 

Two examples:

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
–Virginia Woolf

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.
–Franz Kafka

Thanks to the Friends of the Woodbridge Library for their support!

Weekly Film Screening: Call Jane

This Thursday, January 12 we are showing Call Jane. Movies are shown every Thursday starting at 7 PM.

Rated R | History, Drama | 2h 1m

Chicago, 1968. As the city and the nation are poised on the brink of political upheaval, suburban housewife Joy (Elizabeth Banks) leads an ordinary life with her husband and daughter. When Joy’s pregnancy leads to a life-threatening heart condition, she must navigate an all-male medical establishment unwilling to terminate her pregnancy in order to save her life. Her journey for a solution leads her to Virginia (Sigourney Weaver), an independent visionary fiercely committed to women’s health, and Gwen (Wunmi Mosaku), an activist who dreams of a day when all women will have access to abortion, regardless of their ability to pay. Joy is so inspired by their work, she decides to join forces with them, putting every aspect of her life on the line.

Future Films:

Thursday, January 19
Thursday, January 26