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Monday January 25, 2021
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DIY Galaxy Calming Bottles

Ages 5+ | While Supplies Last

Glitter swirling through a bottle is very calming to watch. The kits will include most supplies to make the craft. From home you will need a bottle or jar (8-20oz) with lid, warm water, and a funnel.

Kits may be picked up in the Children's Room on a first come, first served basis. Beginning January 25th, you may call 203-284-6436 if you would prefer to schedule a Park 'n Pick Up. 

CONTACT:  Kristina Garner    kgarner@wallingfordlibrary.org
 
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary.

Ages 1-2 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Tuesday January 26, 2021
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Books, puppets, and songs will reinforce your child's pre-reading skills through repetition and rhyme.

Ages 3-5 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Wednesday January 27, 2021
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Baby Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-1 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Thursday January 28, 2021
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Bookworms
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This story time is designed just for big kids! We will share some longer books and most importantly, have lots of fun!

Ages 5+ | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Friday January 29, 2021
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Reading Buddies
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Grades K-2 | Google Meet | Registration Required
 
Reading Buddies is a program run by high school volunteers from Choate’s Interact Club for Wallingford students in grades K-2. Students will hear a few fun stories read aloud by our enthusiastic volunteers. Participants should plan to have a book with them to share. Please join us for a fun and cozy Friday night! 
 
The link to the Google Meet will be emailed out on the day of the program.
 
Grados K-2 | Reunión de Google | Se requiere registro

Reading Buddies es un programa dirigido por voluntarios de la escuela secundaria del Interact Club de Choate para estudiantes de Wallingford en los grados K-2. Los estudiantes escucharán algunas historias divertidas leídas en voz alta por nuestros entusiastas voluntarios. Los participantes deben planear tener un libro con ellos para compartir. ¡Únase a nosotros para una divertida y acogedora noche de viernes! 

El enlace a Google Meet se enviará por correo electrónico el día del programa.

 

CONTACT:  Anne Porier    aporier@wallingfordschools.org
Monday February 1, 2021
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Kindness Club: Heart Bombs

All ages | While Supplies Last

This month, let’s do random acts of kindness by telling people you appreciate them. Write down what makes that person awesome on a heart and put it on their lawn! Kits will include hearts and wooden stakes. From home you will need permanent markers and strong tape.

Kits may be picked up in the Children's Room on a first come, first served basis. Beginning February 1st, you may call 203-284-6436 if you would prefer to schedule a Park 'n Pick Up. 

CONTACT:  Kristina Garner    kgarner@wallingfordlibrary.org
 
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary.

Ages 1-2 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Tuesday February 2, 2021
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Books, puppets, and songs will reinforce your child's pre-reading skills through repetition and rhyme.

Ages 3-5 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

 
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Passport Pals: Ghana
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 5+ | Zoom | Registration Required

We'll travel to Ghana to learn about some Ghanian traditions, food, culture, and make a craft. The library will provide most of the craft supplies.  From home, you will need scissors, markers, and crayons.  Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email the day of the program.

Kits for the program will be available for pick up in the Library beginning Tuesday, January 23rd.  Also beginning January 23rd, you may schedule your kit for Park 'n Pickup by calling 203-284-6436. 

CONTACT:  Allison Murphy    amurphy@wallingfordlibrary.org
Wednesday February 3, 2021
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Baby Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-1 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Thursday February 4, 2021
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Bookworms
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This story time is designed just for big kids! We will share some longer books and most importantly, have lots of fun!

Ages 5+ | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

 
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Roots of Black Music in America
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 5+ | Zoom | Registration Required

Sing, clap, and dance along with musician Karlus Trapp for “The Roots of Black Music in America”, a 100 year journey through time to hear, experience, and learn about the music of America’s Black musical giants. Registrants will receive the Zoom link on the day of the program.

Monday February 8, 2021 - Wednesday February 10, 2021
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STEAM Story Time @ Home: Birds in Winter

Ages 3-7 | Registration Required

February is national bird feeding month. For this STEAM Story Time @ home, discover what birds in Connecticut do to survive the coldest months. Each kit will include materi­als for 3 activities, a book checked out on your card, and a link to video instructions. From home you will need nature items you can find in your backyard and an empty milk jug. You will be asked to select your pick up date during registration. One kit per family.

CONTACT:  Kristina Garner    kgarner@wallingfordlibrary.org
Monday February 8, 2021
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary.

Ages 1-2 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Tuesday February 9, 2021
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Books, puppets, and songs will reinforce your child's pre-reading skills through repetition and rhyme.

Ages 3-5 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

Wednesday February 10, 2021
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Story Walk with Mrs. Stowe
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marcus Cooke Park | Ages 3-5 | Registration required

Join retired kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Stowe, to find hidden pages from a book along a trail through the woods and learn about nature along the way! Meet under the pavilion at Marcus Cooke Park in Wallingford. All participants ages 2 and up will be required to wear face masks.

CONTACT:  Helen Stowe  (203) 848-7113  
 
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Baby Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-1 | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

 
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Story Walk with Mrs. Stowe
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Marcus Cooke Park | Ages 3-5 | Registration required

Join retired kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Stowe, to find hidden pages from a book along a trail through the woods and learn about nature along the way! Meet under the pavilion at Marcus Cooke Park in Wallingford. All participants ages 2 and up will be required to wear face masks.

CONTACT:  Helen Stowe  (203) 848-7113  
Thursday February 11, 2021
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Bookworms
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This story time is designed just for big kids! We will share some longer books and most importantly, have lots of fun!

Ages 5+ | Facebook Live

Can't tune in live?  Story times will be available on our library's Facebook page until 9PM on the day they air.

 
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Nutmeg Book Group: Restart by Gordon Korman
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 9+ | Zoom | Registration Required

Join Miss Alyssa to discuss some of the 2021 Intermediate Nutmeg nominees. This month, we will be reading and discussing the book, Restart, by Gordon Korman. Once you've registered, you can call (203) 284-6436 if you'd like us to reserve a copy of the book for you while supplies lastRestart is also available to check out digitally on Hoopla, Overdrive, and RBDigital (Click here to see the catalog). Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email the day of the program.

CONTACT:  Alyssa Johnson  203-284-6436  ajohnson@wallingfordlibrary.org
Monday February 15, 2021
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Presidents' Day - Library Closed
Tuesday February 16, 2021
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Family Book Group: How to Train Your Dragon

Ages 8+ | While Supplies Last

Read a book together as a family! Each kit will include a book, discussion guide, and craft activity. From home, you will need scissors and tape.

Kits may be picked up in the Children's Room on a first come, first served basis. Beginning February 16th, you may call 203-284-6436 if you would prefer to schedule a Park 'n Pick Up. 

CONTACT:  Allison Murphy    amurphy@wallingfordlibrary.org
Friday February 19, 2021
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Reading Buddies
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Grades K-2 | Google Meet | Registration Required
 
Reading Buddies is a program run by high school volunteers from Choate’s Interact Club for Wallingford students in grades K-2. Students will hear a few fun stories read aloud by our enthusiastic volunteers. Participants should plan to have a book with them to share. Please join us for a fun and cozy Friday night! 
 
The link to the Google Meet will be emailed out on the day of the program.
 
Grados K-2 | Reunión de Google | Se requiere registro

Reading Buddies es un programa dirigido por voluntarios de la escuela secundaria del Interact Club de Choate para estudiantes de Wallingford en los grados K-2. Los estudiantes escucharán algunas historias divertidas leídas en voz alta por nuestros entusiastas voluntarios. Los participantes deben planear tener un libro con ellos para compartir. ¡Únase a nosotros para una divertida y acogedora noche de viernes! 

El enlace a Google Meet se enviará por correo electrónico el día del programa.

 

CONTACT:  Anne Porier    aporier@wallingfordschools.org
Wednesday March 17, 2021
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Passport Pals: Ireland
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 5+ | Zoom | Registration Required

We'll travel to Ireland to learn about some Irish traditions, food, culture, and make a craft. The library will provide most of the craft supplies.  From home, you will need a glue stick and markers.  Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email the day of the program.

Kits for the program will be available for pick up in the Library beginning Wednesday, March 10th.  Also beginning March 10th, you may schedule your kit for Park 'n Pickup by calling 203-284-6436. 

CONTACT:  Allison Murphy    amurphy@wallingfordlibrary.org
Saturday May 29, 2021
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Monday May 31, 2021
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Saturday July 3, 2021
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Independence Day - Library Closed
Monday July 5, 2021
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Independence Day - Library Closed
Saturday September 4, 2021
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Monday September 6, 2021
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Thursday November 11, 2021
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Wednesday November 24, 2021
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Thanksgiving - Library Closing at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday November 25, 2021
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Friday November 26, 2021
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Friday December 24, 2021
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Christmas Eve - Library Closed
Saturday December 25, 2021
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Friday December 31, 2021
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New Year's Eve - Library Closing at 4:00 p.m.

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