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Knit @ WPL

Tuesday, December 6th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
yarn and needles

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 help 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.

Environmental Film: Dukale’s Dream

Thursday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Dukale's Dream movie poster
Find out why Hugh Jackman loves his coffee “fair trade” in this documentary about the struggle of Ethiopian coffee farmers trying to earn a living wage. Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff will introduce the film and moderate a discussion following the screening. Refreshments served


Saturday, December 3rd, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
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Science! Technology! Astronomy! Robotics!

The purpose of STAR is to excite students about science, mathematics, and technology. The club is divided into age-appropriate groups for grades K-3, 4-8, and 9-12. Beginners always welcome and new members can join at any time. This free program is offered with the support of the Wallingford Department of Youth & Social Services. The club meets the first Saturday of each month. Registration is encouraged for each meeting to make sure enough supplies are available.


Homemade Holiday Cards

holiday cardsMondays, 1:30-5:00 p.m. & Wednesdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
November 28th through December 19th in the Collaboratory

The best holiday deal of all is at the library! Adults and teens can drop by the Collaboratory on Mondays and Wednesdays to use our art supplies to create homemade holiday cards.

Author Event: Marty Podskoch

Tuesday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Marty Podskoch
Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: Their History, Memories and Legacy is Marty’s newest book that records the CCC experience of the men who endured the camps’ days of hard work, army discipline, and camaraderie in order to help support their families during the Great Depression. Join Marty for an informative presentation on the camps that were set up in many Connecticut towns, state parks and forests, and the work that was done there.

Marty Podskoch is a retired teacher and the author of seven other books. Presently, Marty is conducting research on the Civilian Conservation Camps in Rhode Island. He is keenly interested in meeting individuals who may have CCC stories to contribute to his next book. Marty will have all of his books available after the presentation for sale and signing. Advance registration is appreciated.


Lunch and Learn: Identifying and Managing Anxiety

Monday, November 28th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
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Everyone at one time or another suffers from anxiety. Please join Andrea Joseph, LCSW, Masonic Behavioral Health for a presentation on how to identify and manage anxiety. A complimentary light lunch will follow the presentation. Please register in advance to insure a meal. This program is cosponsored by Masonicare.


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