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Game Night

Wednesday, April 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Game Night spelled out in Scrabble tiles
Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary.

Take a Hike!

Tuesday, April 4th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
forest and hiking trails
With more than 825 statewide miles of public hiking trails, Connecticut Forest and Park Association is dedicated to connecting people to the land in order to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces in Connecticut for future generations. Learn more about CFPA, Connecticut’s longest-standing land conservation organization from Education Director Emma Kravet.

And let New England National Scenic Trail Poet-in-Residence, David Leff, transport you onto the New England Trail as he presents, “Hiking by Poetry along the New England Trail from Tidewater to the Hanging Hills and Beyond.”

And finally, find out more about the benefits of hiking, get more information about hiking clubs and groups, lists of guided hikes, maps of local trails for every level of ability, and how to hike safely.

This program is part of the Gray-Wulff Environmental Series.

Cutting the Cord Follow-Up Discussion

Friday, March 31st, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Board Room
Join us for this follow-up discussion to our Cutting the Cord class. Share your questions, successes, or struggles with getting rid of cable.


Starting Plants From Seed Hands-On Workshop

Saturday, April 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
sprouting seed
Gini Mita, president of the Wallingford Garden Club, will help you prepare vegetable seeds for sprouting indoors and will teach you how to care for them after they have sprouted. Adults and teens welcome.


Knit @ WPL

Monday, March 27th, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Drop in

yarn and knitting 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 event.

Teen Advisory Board

Wednesday, March 29th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Teen Advisory Board logo
All teens in grades 6-12 are invited to an informal gathering to discuss ideas for upcoming programs, new materials, and meet other teen library users. The meeting will include a tour of the Collaboratory and snacks. Tell your friends. Earn community service hours. Advance registration is appreciated.


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