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Try our newest technology tool – a 3D printer! You may download objects from the Internet or create your own using special software, then see them come to life. The staff at the Information Desk will help you get started. 3D printing costs $2.00 per hour and may not be scheduled immediately. Please contact the Information Desk at (203)265-6754 with any questions.
We are currently taking applications for the honorary position of Wallingford Poet Laureate. Applications can be requested from the Information Desk or downloaded online.
To be considered for the position, a nominee must be a poet and resident of Wallingford, or employed in Wallingford, and available and willing to collaborate with other Connecticut town poets to develop and present poetry-related activities that address the objectives of the laureate program. Interested poets can self-nominate or be nominated by others.
The mission of Wallingford’s Poet Laureate Program is to communicate the value of poetry and use poetry as a means to inspire, inform, and entertain the community at large. The Poet Laureate of the Town of Wallingford serves as the ambassador of the community’s vibrant literary life, promoting its literary community and celebrating the written word.
Tuesdays, May 5th and 19th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Do you love to crochet or knit? Would you like to learn? Explore your creative side and share patterns, stitches, and stories! Learn from your peers. Open to all in grades 6 and up. Beginners always welcome! Drop-in.
Monday, May 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Join Patrick Scalisi to learn about finding a home for your writing. He will cover how to find markets in which to publish your work. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
One-on-one computer tutoring is available at the Main Library on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesday and Thursday nights at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Our tutors will teach you basic email, Internet, social media, MS Office, and iPad. Please register through our online calendar or by calling (203)265-6754.
Tuesday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Mark Albertson, historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, continues his World War I lecture series. This month, he explains how Versailles was the grandest hoax in the history of modern man and showcases the Great War as a European civil war. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.