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Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

   
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Upcycled Paper Bag Baskets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Weave and decorate handy baskets from ordinary paper bags.

Registration opens April 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on May 16. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Clutter, Clutter Everywhere - What Do I Do With It? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professional Organizer Anita Taylor will show you the how and why of organizing all your stuff. Systems are the answer! Find easy solutions and simplify your life with Anita's help.

Anita Taylor has been helping clients simplify their lives for more than 20 years with her business, Anita & Company. Copies of "Anita's Book," a workbook solution to organizing important papers, will be available to purchase for $40 (cash or check) after Anita's presentation.

Registration Appreciated.

    Location: Community Room
       
Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:45 AM  -  12:00 PM Saturday Mornings with Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A meeting of people who love reading and writing poetry. SMwP provides poetic opportunities for anyone to share their poetry, discuss the literary works of poets known and unknown, and expand skills in writing and editing poems in the shared camaraderie of comfortable, supportive members.

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Summer Bike Tune-Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In preparation for being outdoors this summer, dust off your bicycles (kids and adults)!  Hopefully you’ll be on your way with just a little air in your tires, but Wallingford resident and bike commuter, Jared Liu, will be on-hand to demonstrate some simple repairs and empower you to work on your own bike throughout the season.  The class will focus on whatever is needed to get your bike going, and will likely include simple repairs for: wheels (tubes, tires, mounting, and spokes), drivetrain (chains, pedals, and gears), fit (seat and handlebar positioning), and cables (brakes and shifting).

 

Register for a 30 minute appointment (recommended) or drop-in anytime on a first-come, first-serve basis during this two-hour session.  There will be a follow-up session one week later for any parts that need to be ordered.  Labor is free, but parts will be at cost.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Anne Braden: Southern Patriot - Film Screening & Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Wallingford Public Library and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) for a screening and discussion of the film, "Anne Braden: Southern Patriot."

This documentary film explores the extraordinary life and legacy of an American civil rights leader. After she was charged with sedition for attempting to desegregate a Louisville, Kentucky, neighborhood in 1954, Braden used the attacks to turn herself “inside out” and embrace a lifetime of racial justice organizing matched by few whites in American history. Braden was hailed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail as a white southerner whose rejection of her segregationist upbringing was “eloquent and prophetic,” and named her as one of only five southern whites he could count as allies. Labeled a “traitor to her race” and ostracized as a “red” by segregationists and even many in the civil rights movement, she fought for an inclusive movement community and demonstrated that protecting civil liberties was essential to gaining civil rights.

Registration Not Required.

    Location: Community Room
Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Introduction to Amateur Radio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour segment, you will learn what Amateur Radio is all about. Amateur Radio merges communications, electronics, science, and cultures into a rewarding hobby and service to the community. Amateur Radio is a form of radio communication ranging from two-meter walkie-talkie communication to satellite / space station communication. The communication mode can take the form of digital transmission using a computer/radio combination or as simple as voice communication. 

A short video segment explaining the facets of radio communication and how it serves educational aspects of our lives, provides international good will, and provides safety and security will be shown.  Anyone can operate Amateur Radio equipment and only requires one to pass a simple multiple choice test.  Learn more about this growing hobby and service by attending this presentation. 

Presented by Members of Wallingford Amateur Radio Group / Meriden ARC

Registration is Appreciated.

    Location: Community Room
       
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Knit @ WPL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Nash   203-265-6754   jnash@lioninc.org
   

Bring your knitting projects and enjoy the company of other knitters.  

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Planetary - Film Screening and Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This program is part of the Gray-Wulff Environmental Series.

Featuring stunning photography and heartfelt testimony from a global cast of authors, scientists, artists, and educators, Planetary is a provocative and breathtaking wake up call that will inspire viewers to approach our global crisis from a new angle. Planetary brings us on an exploration of a much-needed shift in our perspective, reminding us of the undeniable truth that we are all connected and that humans can positively impact our relationships with one another and our planet.  

Registration is Not Required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mason Jar Terrariums Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Design your own low maintenance terrarium in a mason jar.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 8. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Mystery Book Club Series: The Time Machine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Time Machine is a science fiction novel by H.G. Wells, published in 1895. The term "time machine" was coined by Wells, who is generally credited with popularizing the concept of time travel. This spring, our time machine will be the detective novel as we travel through nearly 2,000 years of crime and detection.

This month's discussion will focus on The Damascened Blade by Barbara Cleverly.
Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands has been given the unenviable mission of guarding a spirited young American woman with far more wealth than sense. Lily Coblenz, accompanied by a cunning businessman, a woman doctor, and two quarreling military strategists, expects the adventure of a lifetime when she arrives at a remote British outpost. But when the son of a Pathan tribal leader is discovered dead, Sandilands, a decorated war veteran, knows that his mission to protect Lily has suddenly taken a startling new turn that may bring them all to the brink of war. Now, from the far reaches of an empire, Joe Sandilands must separate lies from truths, innocents from killers—and find the one person with a desperate motive for murder and the key to India’s destiny.

This Book Club is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Mason Jar Terrariums Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Design your own low maintenance terrarium in a mason jar.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 6. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Art History Lecture: Part IV: Cubism, Dada, Futurism & Neue Sachlichkeit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Our final lecture will continue to look at themes of colonialism, experimentation, expression and modernism.  Presenter Olivia Scarpa will trace the trajectory of Pablo Picasso’s early career, his collaboration with George Braque to develop Cubism, and the radical art of Dada & Marcel Duchamp.  Finally, we will look at two opposing artistic views of European patriotism and “progress” against the backdrop of rising fascism.  A film recommendation will conclude our presentation.

Olivia Scarpa is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Manchester Community College. She holds an M.A. in the History of Art from Yale University.

Registration is Appreciated.

    Location: Community Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friday Night Flicks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cars. Rated G.

    Location: Community Room
Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Pigment of Imagination Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Participate in creative and meditative coloring. Choose from our assortment of adult coloring books or bring your own.

Meets the second Saturday of the month. Open to all adults. No registration necessary.

    Location: Collaboratory
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Knit @ WPL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Bring your knitting and crochet projects and enjoy the company of other knitters.

    Location: Collaboratory
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Abigail's Revenge: How the Women's Movement Shook Up America, Part I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In 1776, Abigail Adams said to her husband, John, “Whilst…proclaiming peace and good will to men, emancipating all nations, you insist upon retaining an absolute power over wives!”

Abigail further reproached her husband, the future president, warning that, if care and attention were not paid to them, the ladies were “determined to foment a rebellion….” With Abigail’s avowal in mind, presenter Rhea Hirshman will begin this two-part series with a brief look at the women’s suffrage movement, setting the stage for an exploration of contemporary feminist activism from the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s to the present day.

Before the first session, please watch the documentary One Woman, One Vote. It provides important insights into the topics that will be covered, and is available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycWEnqhHFBE

Rhea Hirshman, a writer and editor, teaches in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at UConn Stamford. She has also taught at Yale and Wesleyan, and has a history of feminist activism. As a teacher, writer, and activist, she sees no conflict between good politics, good grammar, good works, and a good time.

Registration is Appreciated.

    Location: Community Room
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Tiny Solar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join experts from NESIT Makerspace and discover the Tiny Solar revolution.  Tiny Solar uses small solar panels to power or charge your cell phones, audio players, radios, outdoor lighting and many other high tech devices.  We'll start with an overview of how it works, what's commercially available, and what can be re-purposed for applications other than intended.  We'll finish up with a solar powered patio light project, just in time for your summer fun. Adults and teens in grades 9 and up welcome.

 

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Cut the Cord Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jim Gifford     
   

Cut the Cord: How to Tell Your Cable Company to Take a Hike and Get TV, Movies, and Phone Service for a Fraction of the Cost

Tired of high cable bills that go up and up, no matter how many times you argue with your provider for lower rates? Cut the cord! This entertaining seminar, presented by James Gifford of NitroPress Communications, will tell you how cable really works, how to get control of your cable services bill for TV, phone and internet access, and replace the expensive, limited services with free or low-cost alternatives. Watch better TV, get better phone service, and match your internet service to your real needs... all for hundreds or thousands of dollars a year less!

Seating is Limited. Registration is Required.

    Location: Community Room
       
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cindy Haiken   203.265.6754   chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

At the home of a South American country's vice president, a black-tie birthday party is being held in honor of the businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxane Coss, a famous opera soprano, has enthralled the guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of terrorists takes the entire party hostage. What starts as a life-threatening scenario evolves into something very different as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds, and people from different continents become compatriots.

    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friday Night Flicks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Lego Batman Movie. Rated PG.

    Location: Community Room
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:45 AM  -  12:00 PM Saturday Mornings with Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A meeting of people who love reading and writing poetry. SMwP provides poetic opportunities for anyone to share their poetry, discuss the literary works of poets known and unknown, and expand skills in writing and editing poems in the shared camaraderie of comfortable, supportive members.

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wallingford Writers Community Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrating Writers, One Story at a Time

Join the Wallingford Writers Community and discover how the fellowship of other writers can help you pursue your writing goals!

Monthly meetings are facilitated by award-winning author, Cheryl Bardoe, and creative writing teacher, Kristin Liu. All meetings include dedicated writing time, craft techniques for fiction or literary nonfiction, and the opportunity to share work in a supportive, creative forum.

    Location: Board Room
Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Lunch & Learn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Be Your Own HealthCare Advocate: Know Your Rights and When to Speak Up.

Topics covered: Health Advocacy, Your Right to Make Healthcare Decisions, Medical Power of Attorney, HealthCare Directives, Living Will vs. Last Will & Testament, Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, and Self-Advocacy Skills Checklist.

Presented by Susan F. Adams, RN, BSN, MHSA, PhD, Vice President, Alliance Integration, Masonicare

Registration is Required.

    Location: Community Room
       
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM iPad: Beyond the Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn useful  tips and tricks for the iPad, such as editing home screens, sharing content, notifications and notification center, quitting apps, gestures, copy/paste, the App Store and more.  Attendees must have attended Introduction to iPad or have a good foundation in iPad to attend.  Please feel free to bring your own iPad.  

    Location: Board Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Knit @ WPL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Nash   203-265-6754   jnash@lioninc.org
   

Bring your knitting projects and enjoy the company of other knitters.  

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Abigail's Revenge: How the Women's Movement Shook Up America, Part II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rhea Hirshman     rheahirshman@me.com
   

In 1776, Abigail Adams said to her husband, John, “Whilst…proclaiming peace and good will to men, emancipating all nations, you insist upon retaining an absolute power over wives!”

Abigail further reproached her husband, the future president, warning that, if care and attention were not paid to them, the ladies were “determined to foment a rebellion….” With Abigail’s avowal in mind, presenter Rhea Hirshman will conclude this two-part series with a brief look at the women’s suffrage movement, setting the stage for an exploration of contemporary feminist activism from the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s to the present day.

Rhea Hirshman, a writer and editor, teaches in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at UConn Stamford. She has also taught at Yale and Wesleyan, and has a history of feminist activism. As a teacher, writer, and activist, she sees no conflict between good politics, good grammar, good works, and a good time.

Registration is Appreciated.

    Location: Community Room
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Button Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Use buttons and art supplies to create a piece of 3D art inside a shodowbox.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 22. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
   
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Author Event: Sarah Prager Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Nash/Julie Rio   203-265-6754   jnash@lioninc.org
   

Local author Sarah Prager will talk about her new book, Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World. Sarah, a Wallingford resident, wrote much of the book while sitting at the Wallingford Public Library! Published by HarperCollins on May 23, Queer, There, and Everywhere is a first-of-its-kind young adult book that tells the once-hidden stories of LGBTQ history.

Come celebrate Pride Month by hearing Sarah read from her book, talk about the LGBTQ history you never learned in school, and answer your questions about writing a book. 

www.sarahprager.com.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Button Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Use buttons and art supplies to create a piece of 3D art inside a shadowbox.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 22. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Knit @ WPL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Bring your knitting and crochet projects and enjoy the company of other knitters.

    Location: Collaboratory
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Wine Cork Charms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Transform slices of wine corks into charms for a necklace, earrings, or create your own set of wine glass charms.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 29. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Introduction to OverDrive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Learn how to borrow e-books and digital audiobooks from the library using OverDrive. OverDrive works on most devices and computers. Please bring your device, library card, Google or Apple ID and password to class.
    Location: Board Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wine Cork Charms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Transform slices of corks into charms for a necklace, earrings, or create your own set of wine glass charms.

Registration opens May 22. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on June 29. Please register for only one session.

    Location: Collaboratory
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Tutoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

One-on-one instruction for computer novices. We have Windows  and Macbook computers for tutoring but feel free to bring in your tablet or laptop.  You may register for up to 3 upcoming tutoring appointments.

        There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
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Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cindy Haiken   203.265.6754   chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
    Location: Board Room
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wallingford Reads YA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Nash/Julia Dandio   203-265-6754   jnash@lioninc.org
   

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

 

 

    Location: Board Room
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Board Room
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM American Red Cross Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Community Room
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Mystery Book Group: Let's Kill All the Lawyers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" is one of the few memorable lines from Shakespeare's Henry the Sixth, Part 2, uttered by Dick the butcher, a character no one remembers. In this series, we won't kill any lawyers, but we'll meet a few of them who act as detectives in some highly regarded series.

This month: Client Privilege [1990] by William Tapply
Boston-based lawyer-sleuth Brady Coyne suspects his old friend Judge Chester Y. Popowski is responsible when a man who had blackmailed the judge is murdered.

This Book Group is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
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Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wallingford Reads YA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Board Room
Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Mystery Book Group: Let's Kill All the Lawyers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" is one of the few memorable lines from Shakespeare's Henry the Sixth, Part 2, uttered by Dick the butcher, a character no one remembers. In this series, we won't kill any lawyers, but we'll meet a few of them who act as detectives in some highly regarded series.

This month: The Deadhouse  [2001] by Linda Fairstein
Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper becomes involved in the investigation into the murder of Manhattan political science professor Lola Dakota, a crime that may have ties to the disappearance of a student eight years before and whose only clue lies in "The Deadhouse," the Roosevelt Island site where smallpox patients were sent to die in the nineteenth century.

This Book Club is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeff Belanger     
   

Prepare to explore the unexplained with Jeff Belanger--one of the most visible and prolific paranormal researchers today. He is New England's foremost authority on the unexplained, the paranormal, and the just plain weird. His programs take audiences on a journey through legend and lore. He's the author of more than a dozen books on the paranormal that have been published in six languages. He's the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of New England Legends on PBS. He's also the writer, researcher, and a regular cast member of the Travel Channel's #1 series Ghost Adventures

For more information, visit www.jeffbelanger.com and www.ghostvillage.com.

Doors open at 6:00. Seating is first come, first served and is subject to room capacity.

    Location: Community Room
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Long and Fascinating History of Toilets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Crapper did not invent the toilet. But who did? Better yet, when did people first start using toilets? And were they anything like the toilets we know today?

Presenter Kimberly Worsham will explore the long and fascinating history of toilets, from ancient Mesopotamia to today. We will walk through the not-so-short history and learn things like: why we should be grateful for Queen Elizabeth I, how toilets have been useful in wars, and the best reasons to visit Japan and Malaysia.

We will also learn about how even in current times, toilets are not so common as we often think they are, why that is is, and what is being done about it - from Cambodia to San Francisco. Of course, we will also tastefully touch on how you can better your toilet experience in your own home and on the road. The class will be partly interactive, so bring all of your most curious questions and taboo tales.

Kimberly Worsham is a water & sanitation (WASH) specialist in the development industry. She discovered a passion for toilets early as a child who always needed to inspect restaraunt facilities, but was reminded of that love while consulting in India, and has continued her love by working on it in Australia and Cambodia. She's also a board member for the water organization NYC H2O. In different lives, she has worked in local government, corporate marketing, and even taught math in Rwanda. She received her MPA and B.Sc in business at NYU, and a Masters in Integrated Water Management from the University of Queensland as an International WaterCentre Scholar.

    Location: Community Room
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Couponing 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Everyone knows about coupons and how to use them, but not everyone knows how to use them effectively.  
In Couponing 101, Gina Juliano of Gina's Kokopelli will teach you:

  1. All the coupon terminology
  2. How to cut at least 50% off your grocery bill.
  3. How to never pay for health and beauty items again.
  4. How to get free samples sent to you.
  5. How to organize your coupons to save time.
  6. And much, much more!

Participants should have basic computer skills and be able to use the Internet in order to make the most of Couponing 101.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11. No Exceptions.

    Location: Community Room
    Registration will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wallingford Reads YA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Board Room
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Mystery Book Group: Let's Kill All the Lawyers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" is one of the few memorable lines from Shakespeare's Henry the Sixth, Part 2, uttered by Dick the butcher, a character no one remembers. In this series, we won't kill any lawyers, but we'll meet a few of them who act as detectives in some highly regarded series.

This month: Open and Shut [2002] by David Rosenfelt
Whether dueling with new forensics or the local old boys' network, irreverent defense attorney Andy Carpenter always leaves them awed with his biting wit and winning fourth-quarter game plan. But Andy prefers the company of his best friend, Tara, to the people he encounters in the courtroom. Tara, a golden retriever, is clearly smarter than half the lawyers who clog the courts of Passaic County. However, just as it seems Andy has everything figured out, his dad, New Jersey's legendary ex-D.A., drops dead in front of him at a game in Yankee Stadium. The shocks pile on as he discovers his dad left him with two unexpected legacies: a fortune of $22 million that Andy never knew existed . . . and a murder case with enough racial tinder to burn down City Hall. Struggling to serve justice and bring honor to his father, Andy must dig up some explosive political skeletons-and an astonishing family secret that can close his case (and his mouth) for good.

This Book Club is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday November 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wallingford Reads YA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Board Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM WPL Play Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_sherlock_holmes.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Mystery Book Group: Let's Kill All the Lawyers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers" is one of the few memorable lines from Shakespeare's Henry the Sixth, Part 2, uttered by Dick the butcher, a character no one remembers. In this series, we won't kill any lawyers, but we'll meet a few of them who act as detectives in some highly regarded series.

This month: The Lincoln Lawyer [2005] by Michael Connelly
Representing some unsavory characters in his work as a defense lawyer, Mickey Haller takes on his first high-paying and possibly innocent client in years, but finds the case complicated by events that suggest a particularly evil perpetrator.

This Book Club is moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Origami CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: Collaboratory
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kayleigh Sprague   203-265-6754   ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
   

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

    Location: Collaboratory
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wallingford Reads YA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Board Room
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