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The Book Seller will close at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 30th. Regular hours resume Monday, February 1st.
Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Featuring romantic comedies throughout the decades!
February 11th: Roman Holiday (1950’s)
February 18th: The Taming of the Shrew (1960’s)
February 25th: Harold and Maude (1970’s)
At the Wallingford Public Library, we know that physical limitations prevent some people from leaving home.
WPL @ Your Doorstep is a library materials delivery service for homebound individuals. The service is free for Wallingford residents with a valid library card who are unable to leave home because of a temporary or permanent disability. Learn more...
Thursday, February 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Elemental tells the story of 3 individuals united by deep connections to nature and driven to confront pressing environmental challenges: Eriel Deranger, an indigenous Canadian, struggles to campaign against Canadian Tar Sands development; Rajendra Singh challenges the Indian government and its citizens to improve the famous but terribly polluted Ganges River; Australian inventor Jay Harmon demonstrates how natural system models can help slow global warming. Separated by continents, the characters in Elemental are environmental heroes in “David & Goliath” struggles. Please join Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff to view the film and share in a discussion about the topics raised in this documentary.
Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. through April in the Board Room
The Library and local artist Rashmi Talpade invite you to participate in the creation of a museum quality, community-centric photo collage depicting the Town of Wallingford.
This art project is open to people of all ages and abilities. Here’s how you can be involved:
- Gather photographs of Wallingford homes, public buildings, neighborhood landscapes and scenic areas
- Send digital images to email@example.com or bring photographs to the Library
All photos must be received by February 15th.
WHAT WILL IT LOOK LIKE?
The final 3’ x 8’ museum-quality collage will be composed of images cut from assorted photo prints to create an artistic townscape. The composed fragments of photographic prints will resemble a single image of an imaginary but familiar landscape of the Town of Wallingford.
The collage will be created at the Library over a twelve-week period with public sessions held on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Registration for each session is recommended and is available through our online calendar or by calling (203)265-6754.
Wednesday, January 27th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
The Library is getting a Minecraft Server! Come and learn about the setup, give your input on things you would like included, meet new friends, and participate in Minecraft crafts. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.