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Update: Guilford Wildlife and the Impact on Public Health

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Get fact-based information about the diversity of wildlife species in CT. CT Agricultural Station biologist Scott Williams Ph.D. is returns to the Library for a presentation on the wildlife that can be found on Connecticut’s shoreline and its impact on public health. He will be joined by Megan Linske Ph.D. Both Dr. Williams and Dr. Linske work at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven. Cosponsored by the Guilford Conservation Commission and the Guilford Land Conservation Trust. Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 pm. Please register.

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Exam Cram


Don’t stress. The Guilford Free Library has got you covered with extended hours for high school students only on Wednesday, January 17. Open until 10 pm. Refreshments provided! No registration required. Please be in the building by 8 pm before we lock the doors.

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Can We Edit Life? Should We? A Talk with Carl Zimmer


Can We Edit Life? Should We? In the past few years, scientists have discovered how to rewrite genes with a technology called CRISPR. Drawing from his upcoming book, She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversion and Potential of Heredity, New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer explores the potential and perils of this newfound power. Zimmer’s book will be released in May. Free and open to all.  Please register.

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Game Night


Come play games with friends, family, or strangers. You do you. Bring your own or play one of the Library’s! Free and open to all. Thursday, January 18 from 7 to 9 pm. Please register.

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