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Saturday August 18, 2018
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Canta y Baila Commigo with Small World Languages and Musical Folk!
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Try out a fun new way to learn a new language through stories and songs, Canta y Baila Commigo is the licensed Spanish version of the Music Together program. Designed for beginning Spanish speakers and native speakers alike, these playful, interactive classes naturally and organically integrate language learning with music learning. 

For ages birth to 5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by the Children's Room to pre-register beginning July 21st. Open registration begins on August 4th. 

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Summer Bike Tune-Up
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get your bike in shape for the rest of the summer!  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 workshop 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). Adult and kids' bikes welcome.

Drop-in anytime on a first-come, first-served basis during this two-hour session.  Weather permitting, we will meet outside on the sidewalk by the rear entrance. 

 
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Canta y Baila Commigo with Small World Languages and Musical Folk!
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Try out a fun new way to learn a new language through stories and songs, Canta y Baila Commigo is the licensed Spanish version of the Music Together program. Designed for beginning Spanish speakers and native speakers alike, these playful, interactive classes naturally and organically integrate language learning with music learning. 

For ages birth to 5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by the Children's Room to pre-register beginning July 21st. Open registration begins on August 4th. 

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Monday August 20, 2018
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Introduction to Mac
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

 Have you recently purchased a Mac or are thinking of purchasing one?  Join us for this lecture-style class where we will discuss the fundamentals of the Mac.

LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for an evening of board and card games! Explore our collection of 30+ games. Learn how to play a new one or return to an old favorite. Have a game you love? Bring it along and teach others how to play!

Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Escape Study Room 4: An Escape Room for Teens
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In the early 1980s Margaret Taber discovered an interdimensional rift in her home.  With unknown help she was able to seal the gateway from dark forces.  Now the library sits on the site of her former home and lurking evils threaten to use the interdimensional gateway to enter our world once more.  It is up to you to find the means to close the portal again.  You will need to use your puzzle solving skills to successfully complete the objective of Study Room 4.  No prior knowledge is needed to solve the puzzles. 

Open to Teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required.  Times and dates vary.  Four participants will be allowed in the room at a time. 

Preview the Escape Room here

CONTACT:  Chris  203-265-6754  cciemniewski@wallingfordlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.
 
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Poetry Workshop – Memories in Verse
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sometimes getting a memory down on paper is harder than just simply telling the story. Join Katie Eber, Poet Laureate of Wallingford, to take a look at some poems and get all your details down on the page. Don’t forget to bring a notebook and a good pen!

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Teens
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Meet other Teens and learn the basics of 3D printing!  In this class students will learn all about our 3D printer – the Ultimaker2.  After this class you will be able to find objects to print and edit them to your specification, understand how to scale objects, and add support to them.  Each student will get to print one object of their choice.  First time participants only, please.  Open to Teens in grades 6-12.  Registration is required. This program is also being offered on Wednesday, July 11th.   Please only register for one session.  

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Drum Circle with Garden of Beats
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Garden of Beats for an introduction to hand drumming. In this hands-on program, you will learn the proper techniques for hitting the drums, some traditional rhythms and some rhythms we create ourselves, combining different beats. It's always fun and a great way to relieve stress.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Fake Vacation Pictures
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this class, we will be using our green screen and image editing software to make fake vacation pictures. These images can be quite convincing. You may even be able to trick your friends and family! Bring any props that you think may make the image more convincing. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Thursday, August 23 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Escape Study Room 4: An Escape Room for Teens
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In the early 1980s Margaret Taber discovered an interdimensional rift in her home. With unknown help she was able to seal the gateway from dark forces.  ow the library sits on the site of her former home and lurking evils threaten to use the interdimensional gateway to enter our world once more.  It is up to you to find the means to close the portal again. You will need to use your puzzle solving skills to successfully complete the objective of Study Room 4. No prior knowledge is needed to solve the puzzles. 

Open to Teens entering grades 6-12. Registration is required.  Times and dates vary. Four participants will be allowed in the room at a time. Participants may only register for one session.

Preview the Escape Room here

CONTACT:  Kayleigh Sprague  203-265-6754  ksprague@wallingfordlibrary.org
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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MLB Live! Indians vs. Red Sox
1:05 PM - 4:00 PM

Batter up!  Come and cheer on your favorite team!  Get your hot dogs, Cracker Jacks, and score cards!  Games are live in the Community Room on our big screen in surround sound.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Fake Vacation Pictures
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In this class, we will be using our green screen and image editing software to make fake vacation pictures. These images can be quite convincing. You may even be able to trick your friends and family! Bring any props that you think may make the image more convincing. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
Friday August 24, 2018
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Yoga with Ramesh Patel
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This yoga class focuses on creating energy from within. It also concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. During the class, we will focus on breathing techniques while doing the asanas (seated poses). The class will be a slower pace and focus on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses.
 
Please bring your own yoga mat, and do not eat a heavy meal before class.
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Friday Movie Matinee
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Avengers: Infinity War [2018]

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the Mad Titan, Thanos, before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe..
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson.

Rated PG-13.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Escape Study Room 4: An Escape Room for Teens
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

In the early 1980s Margaret Taber discovered an interdimensional rift in her home.  With unknown help she was able to seal the gateway from dark forces.  Now the library sits on the site of her former home and lurking evils threaten to use the interdimensional gateway to enter our world once more.  It is up to you to find the means to close the portal again.  You will need to use your puzzle solving skills to successfully complete the objective of Study Room 4.  No prior knowledge is needed to solve the puzzles. 

Open to Teens entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required.  Times and dates vary.  Four participants will be allowed in the room at a time. 

Preview the Escape Room here

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Monday August 27, 2018
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Navigating Health Insurance
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Are you?
* A small business owner looking to provide health insurance for your employees, but concerned about rising costs?
* Turning 65 and considering Medicare?
* Shocked by the cost of health insurance?

Attend this seminar to learn about:
* Your health insurance options, such as The Health Insurance Marketplace (Obamacare), Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and VA Benefits.
* Questions you should ask before making a health care insurance decision.
* How you can sign up for health insurance coverage.

Presented by Russ Gieselman, a former Fortune 500 sales/marketing exec turned entrepreneur, and a Certified SCORE Mentor, who is a health insurance benefits counselor and a licensed health insurance agent.

LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Introduction to Libby
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to learn about the new Overdrive app named Libby. With Libby, you can check out audiobooks and eBooks to enjoy on your mobile device.  Please bring your up-to-date Wallingford Library card, tablet and/or phone to class.  In addition, please bring all necessary passwords to download apps.

LOCATION: Board Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Wills, Trusts, and Probate: Ask a Probate Attorney
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Please bring your questions for this hour-long program. Attorney Steven Allinson, an Attorney in Wallingford with vast knowledge and experience in Wills, Trusts, and Probate, will speak and answer questions. At this forum, the Attorney cannot give specific legal advice; all his responses will be procedural in nature and contain a general overview of the law. Anyone is welcome to attend and the forum is free. 

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Guilt-Free Ice Cream Social
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you LOVE ice cream sundaes but hate the guilt? Join Marisa McCoy, ShopRite of Wallingford's Dietitian, to learn how to make ice cream sundaes less guilty, and with some actual health benefits! We'll sample different "healthy" ice cream products, including Halo Top, Enlightened, and Breyers Delight to find out which one you like best! We'll top these with fun and healthy toppings to complete our delicious and guilt-free ice cream social night.

Registration Appreciated.

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Poured Paint Wall Art
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Play around with a fun method of painting by mixing and pouring acrylic paint onto a canvas.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Thursday, August 30 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday August 30, 2018
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
 
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Poured Paint Wall Art
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Play around with a fun method of painting by mixing and pouring acrylic paint onto a canvas.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Wednesday, August 29 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.
 
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Wallingford Reads YA Book Club: Scythe by Neal Shusterman
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.

Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.

Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Board Room
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Labor Day - Library Closed
Monday September 3, 2018
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Labor Day - Library Closed
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for an evening of board and card games! Explore our collection of 30+ games. Learn how to play a new one or return to an old favorite. Have a game you love? Bring it along and teach others how to play!

Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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WPL Play Readers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Wallingford Public Library Play Readers perform dramatic readings of comedies and dramas, monologues, scenes from William Shakespeare’s plays, and short plays of Thornton Wilder and Eugene O’Neill. Members of the group select plays and cast roles for members.
 
You may join the WPL Play Readers as a spectator or participant.
LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Meet the Author: Kristan Higgins
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of nearly 20 novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, and dogs.

Her new novel, Good Luck With That, is challenging readers to think about their views of weight and body image. Thirtysomethings Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been close friends since they met at weight-loss camp as teens. When Emerson tragically passes away, she leaves one final wish for her best friends: to conquer the fears they still carry as adults. For Marley and Georgia, Emerson’s death is the jolt that makes them look at their own lives, reevaluate their family relationships, reexamine how they view themselves, and understand why they still search for love and acceptance.

Copies of Good Luck With That will be available for purchase and signing.

 

LOCATION: Community Room
Friday September 7, 2018
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Stepping into Works of Art
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Beth Malley, a docent for more than 25 years at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, for a visual lecture highlighting some of the most popular and well-liked works in the museum’s collection. You will have an opportunity to not only view the work of art, but also talk about the artist, the meanings, and the elements of art that help us understand a work more completely.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Friday Night Flicks
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tully. Rated R.

LOCATION: Community Room
Saturday September 8, 2018
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Monday September 10, 2018
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Introduction to iPad
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you recently purchased a iPad or are thinking of getting one?  Join us for this lecture-style class as we learn how to turn it on and navigate the Internet and some of the pre-installed apps. If you bring your iPad to class, please make sure it is fully charged.  

LOCATION: Board Room
There are 6 spaces available.
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Bead 'n Banter
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring your projects to work on, share inspiration, ideas, patterns, & sourcing, and join us to chat about all things beading. This drop-in group is for adults interested in making jewelry who are willing to learn from and share with each other. This is not a class or workshop. Bring your own supplies and a portable task light if you need one. Basic jewelry making tools are available at the Library. 

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the Collaboratory. No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Mystery Book Group: Crime-Solving Clergy
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton, was probably the first clergyman/detective (1911), but there have been many since then. This fall, we'll read some of the most popular. Hallelujah!

This month:
Ash Wednesday (2008) by Ralph McInerny
Father Dowling becomes entangled in a decade-old crime when he meets Nathaniel Green, returning home after being convicted of killing his terminally ill wife, and suspects that Green may not have committed the crime to which he confessed.

Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk. This book group is moderated by Carol Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Self-Defense for Women
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a fast-paced self-defense workshop. Zach McCoy from Baran's Kenpo Karate in Wallingford will cover the basics of self-defense: how to block, how to recognize a threat, how to properly strike, and then apply those techniques to certain scenarios (such as walking to your car). Please wear something comfortable because you will get a workout!

Zach has been training at Baran's Kenpo for 18 years. He originally started taking classes because he was bullied and didn't have a lot of confidence. Now Zach has a Black Belt and is an instructor.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Vinyl and Wood Signs
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

We will be using our Silhouette Cameo machine to make vinyl decals to decorate pieces of wood to make wall hangings and signs. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Thursday, September 13 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Story Walk @ Choate
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at 203-848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Story Walk @ Choate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at (203) 848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Vinyl and Wood Signs
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

We will be using our Silhouette Cameo machine to make vinyl decals to decorate pieces of wood to make wall hangings and signs. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday September 14, 2018
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Friday Night Flicks
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Book Club. Rated PG-13.

LOCATION: Community Room
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Plant-Based Lifestyle Challenge Info Session
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Let's Get Healthier Together!

According to the CDC, only 1 in 10 adults get enough fruits and veggies in their diets.

Fruit and Veggies for Life and The Wallingford Health Dept would love for you to join them in a FREE 7-day Plant-Based Lifestyle Challenge.

The Challenge will be from September 23rd thru September 29th.

Stop by this information session to learn more about the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle, get a FREE copy of the recipe booklet, and get started living a healthier life!

For more information, call the Wallingford Health Dept at 203-293-2065.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Jewish High Holidays Story Hour
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join PJ Library for Jewish High Holiday story hour and songs - learn about starting the New Year off with apples and honey!  Visit PJLIbrary.org for more information.

For Birth - Age 5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the class. 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday September 17, 2018
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Music Together
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Calling all babies, toddler, and preschoolers! Grab your grownup and join us for a lively, interactive music program presented by Music Together. Learn how to make music an imporant part of early childhood - and have lots of fun in the process! 

For Birth - Age 5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Music Together
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calling all babies, toddler, and preschoolers! Grab your grownup and join us for a lively, interactive music program presented by Music Together. Learn how to make music an imporant part of early childhood - and have lots of fun in the process! 

For Birth - Age 5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Buzz
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Please Note: This program takes place at the Wallingford Victorian Inn, 245 North Main Street.

Do you love to read? Are you always looking for your next great read? For the first half-hour, we will enjoy wine and appetizers in the exquisite and elegant Wallingford Victorian Inn. In the next hour, hear about the books coming out this fall and early winter that are getting the most pre-publication buzz. Readers Advisory Librarian Cindy Haiken leads this lively presentation!

** Registration required. Please only register for either the 4:00 or the 6:30 session.

 

 
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Musical Mother Goose
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Buzz
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Please Note: This program takes place at the Wallingford Victorian Inn, 245 North Main Street.

Do you love to read? Are you always looking for your next great read? For the first half-hour, we will enjoy wine and appetizers in the exquisite and elegant Wallingford Victorian Inn. In the next hour, hear about the books coming out this fall and early winter that are getting the most pre-publication buzz. Readers Advisory Librarian Cindy Haiken leads this lively presentation!

** Registration required. Please register for either the 4:00 or the 6:30 session.

 

 
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Investing 101: Answering Your Investment Questions
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Weiss Financial Ratings is a website that includes ratings of the financial stability of stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, banks, credit unions, and insurance companies. With your valid Wallingford Public Library card, you have full access to this website.

This fun and interactive seminar, presented by Brian Ahern, provides guidance on how to use the Weiss Financial Ratings website, and how to best answer your investment questions, such as
* The difference between a stock and a bond
* Which investments tend to be more volatile and which ones are typically safer
* The trade-off between risk and reward
* The fees associated with different investments
* Key factors that determine if a stock goes up or down
* The difference between and ETF and a mutual fund
* How annuities work and the distinction between a variable and a fixed annuity
* Independent resources for more help 

Brian Ahern has worked for Weiss Financial Ratings for more than 10 years. 

** Please note: This seminar is for informational purposes only. No investment advice will be given.

 

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Cutting the Cord: Options for TV Without Cable
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Thinking getting rid of cable? This lecture-style class will explore Internet-based streaming services and various devices that allow you to watch TV without a cable subscription.

LOCATION: Board Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for an evening of board and card games! Explore our collection of 30+ games. Learn how to play a new one or return to an old favorite. Have a game you love? Bring it along and teach others how to play!

Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Electronics Take Apart Party
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Find out how electronics work by disassembling computers, iPads, CD players and more. All tools and equipment provided, though you are welcome to bring your own electronics to take apart.

Co-sponsored by NESIT Makerspace.

Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Poetry Workshop: Writing Ekphrasis
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ekphrasis is Greek for 'description,' so it's only fitting that ekphrastic poetry is used to write deeply on a single scene - or more commonly, a work of art. We'll dive into some poems written on art, pair them with their inspiration, and be inspired to write some ourselves.

If you have a few favorite paintings, be sure to bring prints (or digital copies!) to inspire you and others.

Registration Required

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Resin Jewelry
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Resin jewelry is beautiful and customizable in an infinite amount of ways. And it’s easier to make than it seems! We will use resin, molds, dyes, and small objects to make earrings and pendants.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Thursday, September 20 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Resin Jewelry
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Resin jewelry is beautiful and customizable in an infinite amount of ways. And it’s easier to make than it seems! We will use resin, molds, dyes, and small objects to make earrings and pendants.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Wednesday, September 19 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Night Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A Widow for One Year by John Irving

Ruth Cole is a complicated and sometimes difficult woman. A Widow for One Year is the story of Ruth's life during three distinct periods, starting in 1958 and ending in 1995 when Ruth, a 41-year-old widow, falls in love for the first time. John Irving's novel, at times comic, at times disturbing, is about the passage of time and the persistence of grief.

CONTACT:  Cindy Haiken  203.265.6754  chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Friday September 21, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Reading Buddies
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Choate student volunteers will host 1st and 2nd graders for activities such as reading with the children, playing interactive games and doing group read-alouds and skits.

For grades 1 & 2 with grown-up. No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
 
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Behind the Scenes at the Library
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Join Library Director Jane Fisher for a walking tour of the Wallingford Public Library and learn about the nitty gritty of how our library works. The one-hour tour will include the Technical Services Department, Collaboratory, RFID sorter system, and other behind-the-scenes features of our library. Everything you never knew you wanted to know about your library. We'll conclude with time for Q&A over snacks.

Registration appreciated.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Wallingford Writers Community
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 September 24, 2018
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Lunch & Learn: Healing Sounds
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

We all have our favorite music and are charmed by its effects. Have you ever considered why one "genre"/favorite music is appreciated over another? The impact of the vibrations upon the brain impacts and integrates the left and right brain. The outcome is a more balanced and regenerated self. Come and learn more about your favorite sounds.

Presented by Sharman French, Regional Supervisor, Counseling & Complimentary Therapies at Masonicare Home Health & Hospice.

Co-sponsored by Masonicare.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Duct Tape Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Why should the kids have all the fun? Artist Katie Stevenson will teach you how to make wonderful creations from duct tape at this hands-on workshop. Adults only.

All materials provided.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Musical Mother Goose
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Homeschool Tour
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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WECARE workshop: Start signing!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Give your students a hand in spelling, vocabulary, and other skills by introducing them to sign language. Louise (Roberge) Donovan; teacher and owner for 34 years of Roberge Early Learning Center in Cromwell, will teach you some sign language skills & techniques incorporated through play and music to use with your students. Signing with babies can help them communicate before they can talk and two, three- and four-year-olds usually find signing easy and entertaining because it taps into their natural tendency to communicate using their bodies. Studies have shown that those who were introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) words, such as signs for the weather, colors, numbers, and feelings, did better on vocabulary tests than their peers. Sign language has the potential to encourage communication and prevent melt downs.

Program begins at 6pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30 pm for those who register. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Mini Makers: Mixing Colors
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn about the color spectrum, and then use fabric paint to decorate you very own tote bag! No younger siblings, please.

Grades K-2. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call (203) 284-6436 or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the program date. Open online registration will begin two weeks prior to the program.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Break It-Make It Lab: The Science of Sound
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Where does sound come from and how does it travel?  Join us to learn all about sound and make some instruments, too!

Grades 3-5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call (203) 284-6436 or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the program date. Open online registration will begin two weeks prior to the program

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Seeing Allred: Documentary Screening & Discussion
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Co- Sponsored by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Organization for Women (CT NOW).

Seeing Allred is a new documentary that provides a candid look at one of the most public crusaders against the war on women. Through rare archival footage and revealing interviews with both her supporters and critics, this fascinating biographical portrait examines Gloria Allred's personal trauma and assesses both her wins and setbacks on high-profile cases against Bill Cosby and Donald Trump. Join us for this inspiring film, followed by an audience discussion. Popcorn, water, and other snacks will be served.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Laser Etched Slate Coasters
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Create a design to  be laser etched onto a set of slate coasters. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Thursday, September 27 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Laser Etched Slate Coasters
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a design to  be laser etched onto a set of slate coasters. Basic computer skills required

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program will also be held on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Introduction to Meditation
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This meditation class consists of deep breathing exercises followed by two forms of mindful meditation, which trains the mind to be in the present moment. When we accept that every moment in our lives is all we really have, it helps make life easier by not allowing anxiety, depression, and other emotions control us. It also teaches us to realize that we miss many important things in our daily lives when we are not mindful.

Years ago, during a 10-day practice called Vipassana at a meditation center in Massachusetts, Bill Lynch learned how to calm the mind, see things as they truly are, and live in the present moment. Then he decided that sharing mindful meditation and showing his students a new path would be his passion. Bill has been teaching meditation locally for more than five years.

 

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Wallingford Reads YA Book Club: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself? 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Board Room
Friday September 28, 2018
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Ancestry Assistance
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Stuck on your family tree? Need help figuring out what to search next? Or just have helpful tips you want to share with others? Then join us for this informal discussion and open search time on Ancestry: Library Edition where you can continue your research with the assistance of a librarian. 

LOCATION: Board Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday October 1, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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WPL Play Readers Performance
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Members of the WPL Play Readers will perform scenes from "The Good Doctor" by Neil Simon.
LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mystery Book Group: Crime-Solving Clergy
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton, was probably the first clergyman/detective (1911), but there have been many since then. This fall, we'll read some of the most popular. Hallelujah!

This month:
The Day the Rabbi Resigned (1992) by Harry Kemelman

In the midst of finding a new career, Rabbi Small encounters a suspicious death in the community and begins a search for a killer in the town of Barnard's Crossing.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Anime Night: Food Wars!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Saturday October 6, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Does your child have difficulty sitting through storytime?  If so, this inclusive, interactive program of stories, songs and movement may be just what you're looking for! Sensory Storytime is especially welcoming for children on the spectrum, those with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges, and their families. 

For ages 1-10. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call (203) 284-6436 or stop by the Children's Room to pre-register 4 weeks before each class date. Open registration begins 2 weeks before each class.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day - Library Closed
Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Bead 'n Banter
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring your projects to work on, share inspiration, ideas, patterns, & sourcing, and join us to chat about all things beading. This drop-in group is for adults interested in making jewelry who are willing to learn from and share with each other. This is not a class or workshop. Bring your own supplies and a portable task light if you need one. Basic jewelry making tools are available at the Library. 

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the Collaboratory. No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Story Walk @ Choate
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at 203-848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Story Walk @ Choate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at 203-848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday October 12, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Reading Buddies
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Choate student volunteers will host 1st and 2nd graders for activities such as reading with the children, playing interactive games and doing group read-alouds and skits.

For grades 1 & 2 with grown-up. No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday October 13, 2018
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
 
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The Big Ideas Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Self-acceptance

Books: I'm Gonna Like Me by Jaimie Lee Curtis & I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday October 15, 2018
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
 
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Musical Mother Goose
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Collaboration Station: Perler Beads
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Arrange colorful perler beads on a peg board and iron them together for a long-lasting design! A parent or guardian must accompany each child registered for this program.

For grades 3-5. Registration is required. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 17, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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How to Keep the Stress Out of Holiday Shopping with Coupons
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We all love the holidays, but the aftermath can be horrifying. It's no fun to pay for your holiday shopping year round. What if you could cut your costs by a minimum of half? All it takes is some savvy shopping and a few tips and tricks.

Join Gina Juliano, The Connecticut Coupon Lady, as she reveals how to:
* Earn Amazon gift cards for free just by doing internet searches
* Earn cash back on all the gifts you purchase online
* Buy $25 restaurant gift cards for as little as $2
* Fill your kids' stockings for free

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday October 18, 2018
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Night Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Cindy Haiken  203.265.6754  chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Friday October 19, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday October 20, 2018
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Wallingford Writers Community
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Itty Bitty Babies
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This class introduces babies and their grown-ups to the Library and each other while learning how to support baby's growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books.

Ages 0-12 months. Registration is required. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 24, 2018
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Happy Feet
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children making the transition from Musical Mother Goose to Preschool Story Time.

For ages 2-3 years. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Break It-Make It Lab: Get To Know Your Pet
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Ever wonder what your dog or cat is thinking or why they do what they do?  Come find out and make some special treats for your pet, too!

Ages 8-10. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call (203) 284-6436 or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the program date. Open online registration will begin two weeks prior to the program

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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WECARE workshop: Integrity
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Integrity is defined as the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, or the state of being whole and undivided. In this workshop we will explore ways to create a culture of integrity in your programs. What do you do in your program when no one is watching? Presented by Robin Min, Director of Good Shepherd Preschool in Wallingford.

Program begins at 6pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30 pm for those who register. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
 
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Dr. Bizarro's Strange & Obscure Facts
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

An illustrated presentation based on Stephen Spignesi’s book Dr. Bizarro’s Eclectic Collection of Strange & Obscure Facts. Topics discussed (with a fascinating accompanying slideshow) include:

• Bizarro Religious Phenomenon
• Bizarro Abilities of Savants
• Bizarro Last Meals
• Bizarro Things People Eat
• Bizarro Tourist Attractions
• Bizarro Facts About the Titanic
• Bizarro Celebrity UFO sightings
…and more!
 
Stephen Spignesi is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 70 books. He is a retired Practitioner in Residence from the University of New Haven where he was nominated for an Excellence in Teaching Award. He lives in New Haven.
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.
Thursday October 25, 2018
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Waddling Ones
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works.

Ages 13-24 months. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Preschool Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Wallingford Reads YA Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Board Room
Friday October 26, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Books, puppets, and songs help reinforce pre-reading skills through repitition and rhyme. 

For ages 3-5. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
Monday October 29, 2018
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Musical Mother Goose
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a lively, interactive program filles with music and movement. Children have a chance to practice following directions, develop fine motor skills, and expand their vocabulary while interacting with peers. 

For ages 1-2. Registration is required. Families register once for the entire session. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday October 31, 2018
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
Saturday November 3, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Does your child have difficulty sitting through storytime?  If so, this inclusive, interactive program of stories, songs and movement may be just what you're looking for! Sensory Storytime is especially welcoming for children on the spectrum, those with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges, and their families.  For ages 1-10.

Registration is required.  Wallingford residents may call or stop by the Children's Room to pre-register 4 weeks before each class date.  Open registration begins 2 weeks before each class.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Mini Makers: Fairy Tale STEAM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The Big Bad Wolf is coming to huff and puff and blow your house down! Can you build a house strong enough to stop him? No younger siblings, please.

Ages 5-7. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call (203) 284-6436 or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the program date. Open online registration will begin two weeks prior to the program.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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WPL Play Readers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Wallingford Public Library Play Readers perform dramatic readings of comedies and dramas, monologues, scenes from William Shakespeare’s plays, and short plays of Thornton Wilder and Eugene O’Neill. Members of the group select plays and cast roles for members.
 
You may join the WPL Play Readers as a spectator or participant.
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Mystery Book Group: Crime-Solving Clergy
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton, was probably the first clergyman/detective (1911), but there have been many since then. This fall, we'll read some of the most popular. Hallelujah!

This month:
In the Bleak Midwinter (2002) by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Clare Fergusson, the first female priest of an Episcopal church in Millers Kill, New York, finds herself immersed in murder when a newbown baby is abandoned and a young mother is brutally slain, forcing her to dig deeply into the town's secrets.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday November 8, 2018
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Story Walk @ Choate
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at 203-848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Story Walk @ Choate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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! Please meet us at the Kohler Environmental Center (211 East Main Street) and follow the signs to the footbridge.  For more information, contact Helen Stowe at 203-848-7113.

For ages 3-5. Wallingford residents can call the children's department to pre-register 4 weeks before each program date.  Open online registration begins 2 weeks before each program date.

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday November 9, 2018
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Reading Buddies
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Choate student volunteers will host 1st and 2nd graders for activities such as reading with the children, playing interactive games and doing group read-alouds and skits.

For grades 1 & 2 with grown-up. No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday November 10, 2018
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Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
 
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The Big Ideas Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Gender

Books: Red: A crayon's story by Michael Hall, Beautiful by Stacy McAnulty & Teddy's Favorite Toy by Christian Trimmer

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday November 12, 2018
misc_none
Veterans Day - Library Closed
Tuesday November 13, 2018
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
misc_none
Bead 'n Banter
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring your projects to work on, share inspiration, ideas, patterns, & sourcing, and join us to chat about all things beading. This drop-in group is for adults interested in making jewelry who are willing to learn from and share with each other. This is not a class or workshop. Bring your own supplies and a portable task light if you need one. Basic jewelry making tools are available at the Library. 

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the Collaboratory. No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM (meeting second Wednesday in November due to Thanksgiving).  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Night Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Cindy Haiken  203.265.6754  chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Saturday November 17, 2018
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Wallingford Writers Community
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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WECARE workshop: Yoga
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Zorayda Cocchi, well known Yoga, Meditation & Mindfulness Instructor will teach you yoga & meditation techniques & skills to use with your students. Yoga provides the following benefits: It enhances physical flexibility, refines balance and coordination, develops focus and concentration, boosts self-esteem and confidence and strengthens the mind-body connection.  Yoga also provides tools for practicing compassion, mindfulness & generosity.

*(Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Program begins at 7pm preceded by a light meal at 6:30 pm for those who register. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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Thanksgiving - Library Closing at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday November 22, 2018
misc_none
Thanksgiving - Library Closed
Friday November 23, 2018
misc_none
Thanksgiving - Library Closed
Saturday November 24, 2018
misc_none
Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Break It-Make It Lab: Toy Take Apart Workshop
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

What makes your toys and gadgets click, buzz, and whir? Take them apart and find out!

For grades 3-5. Registration is Required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by to pre-register beginning four weeks before the first class date. Open, online registration begins two weeks before the first class. You may only register your child for one program and/or time slot.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday November 29, 2018
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Wallingford Reads YA Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Board Room
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Does your child have difficulty sitting through storytime?  If so, this inclusive, interactive program of stories, songs and movement may be just what you're looking for! Sensory Storytime is especially welcoming for children on the spectrum, those with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges, and their families.  

For ages 1-10. Registration is required. Wallingford residents may call or stop by the Children's Room to pre-register 4 weeks before each class date.  Open registration begins 2 weeks before each class.

LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
misc_none
Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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WPL Play Readers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Wallingford Public Library Play Readers perform dramatic readings of comedies and dramas, monologues, scenes from William Shakespeare’s plays, and short plays of Thornton Wilder and Eugene O’Neill. Members of the group select plays and cast roles for members.
 
You may join the WPL Play Readers as a spectator or participant.
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Mystery Book Group: Crime-Solving Clergy
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton, was probably the first clergyman/detective (1911), but there have been many since then. This fall, we'll read some of the most popular. Hallelujah!

This month:
Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death (2012) by James Runcie

Introduces unconventional clergyman Sidney Chambers, who teams up with roguish Inspector Harry Keating to investigate a suspicious suicide, a jewelry theft, the unexplained demise of a jazz promoter, and a shocking art forgery.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Anime Night: My Hero Academia
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
 
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday December 7, 2018
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CLC Roundtable South
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room
Saturday December 8, 2018
misc_none
Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP)
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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
 
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The Big Ideas Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Big Feelings

Books: I'm Sad by Michael Ian Black & Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
misc_none
Bead 'n Banter
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring your projects to work on, share inspiration, ideas, patterns, & sourcing, and join us to chat about all things beading. This drop-in group is for adults interested in making jewelry who are willing to learn from and share with each other. This is not a class or workshop. Bring your own supplies and a portable task light if you need one. Basic jewelry making tools are available at the Library. 

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the Collaboratory. No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday December 13, 2018
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday December 14, 2018
misc_none
Reading Buddies
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Choate student volunteers will host 1st and 2nd graders for activities such as reading with the children, playing interactive games and doing group read-alouds and skits.

For grades 1 & 2 with grown-up. No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday December 15, 2018
misc_none
Wallingford Writers Community
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
 
misc_none
Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and helps elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun-filled evening. 

This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday December 19, 2018
misc_none
Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday December 20, 2018
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Night Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Cindy Haiken  203.265.6754  chaiken@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Monday December 24, 2018
misc_none
Christmas Eve - Library Closed
Tuesday December 25, 2018
misc_none
Christmas - Library Closed
 
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday December 26, 2018
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There is 1 space available.
Thursday December 27, 2018
misc_none
Computer Tutoring
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Deborah Ward  203 265-6754  dward@wallingfordlibrary.org
LOCATION: Board Room
There are 2 spaces available.
Monday December 31, 2018
misc_none
New Year's Eve - Library Closing at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 1, 2019
misc_none
New Year's Day - Library Closed
Thursday January 3, 2019
misc_none
American Red Cross Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday January 8, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday January 15, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday January 21, 2019
misc_none
Martin Luther King Day - Library Closed
Tuesday January 22, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday January 28, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday January 29, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday February 5, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday February 7, 2019
misc_none
Anime Night: Seraph of the End
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

Japanese snacks always served.

Open to all in grades 6-12.

 

 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday February 12, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Sunday February 17, 2019
misc_none
Presidents' Day - Library Closed
Monday February 18, 2019
misc_none
Presidents' Day - Library Closed
Tuesday February 19, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday February 25, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday February 26, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Saturday March 2, 2019
misc_none
The Big Ideas Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Advocacy

Books: If You're Going to a March by Martha Freeman

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday March 12, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday March 19, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday March 25, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday March 26, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday April 2, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday April 9, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday April 11, 2019
misc_none
Anime Night: No Game, No Life
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

Japanese snacks always served.

Open to all in grades 6-12.

 

 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday April 16, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Friday April 19, 2019
misc_none
Good Friday - Library Closed
Sunday April 21, 2019
misc_none
Easter - Library Closed
Monday April 22, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday April 23, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday April 30, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday May 7, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday May 14, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday May 20, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Saturday May 25, 2019
misc_none
Memorial Day - Library Closed
Monday May 27, 2019
misc_none
Memorial Day - Library Closed
Tuesday May 28, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday June 4, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday June 6, 2019
misc_none
Anime Night: Case Closed
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

Japanese snacks always served.

Open to all in grades 6-12.

 

 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Nash  203-265-6754  jnash@lioninc.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday June 11, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday June 18, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Friday June 21, 2019
misc_none
Staff Development Day - Library Closed
Monday June 24, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday June 25, 2019
misc_none
Literacy Volunteers
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT:  Rosemary Pilch  203 235-1714  
LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday July 4, 2019
misc_none
Independence Day - Library Closed
Saturday August 31, 2019
misc_none
Labor Day - Library Closed
Monday September 2, 2019
misc_none
Labor Day - Library Closed
Monday September 23, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday October 14, 2019
misc_none
Columbus Day - Library Closed
Monday October 28, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Monday November 11, 2019
misc_none
Veterans Day - Library Closed
Monday November 25, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday November 27, 2019
misc_none
Thanksgiving - Library Closing at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday November 28, 2019
misc_none
Thanksgiving - Library Closed
Friday November 29, 2019
misc_none
Thanksgiving - Library Closed
Monday December 16, 2019
misc_none
Board of Managers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday December 24, 2019
misc_none
Christmas Eve - Library Closed
Wednesday December 25, 2019
misc_none
Christmas - Library Closed
Tuesday December 31, 2019
misc_none
New Year's Eve - Library Closing at 4:00 p.m.

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