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Holiday Closing

Easter eggsThe Library will be closed on Friday, April 14th in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 16th in observance of Easter. We will be open Saturday, April 15th. Regular hours resume Monday, April 17th.

What’s Your Story? Creating a Mixed Media Memoir

scrapbook, pens, cds, scissors, microphoneWallingford Public Library and the Wallingford Senior Center, in conjunction with Arts for Learning Connecticut, will offer an 8-week workshop in which participants will create a personalized mixed media memoir using simple but powerful writing and visual art techniques. Participants will spend 7 joyful weeks exploring and creating, and then will celebrate at the 8th session when their memoir book and DVD are revealed! No specific skills are required! Even people who do not consider themselves creative will have fun with this process. This program is funded by a gift in memory of Elsie and Irving Peretzman.

This program is intended for Wallingford residents, age 60 and over. Workshops will be held Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30 p.m., beginning April 26. Sessions will be held both in the Library and the Senior Center. Space is limited. Advanced registration is required.

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Check Out Our New Blog - North Main Book Notes

North Main Book Notes logoWallingford Public Library is launching a brand new blog, North Main Book Notes. The blog will be updated regularly with posts on reading and reading-related topics. We will share information on new releases, our favorite books, and other book-related news in our library and our community. A link to the blog can be found under the "Book Lovers" section of our website. Take a look and let us know what you'd like to see on the blog!

Try lynda.com, Our Newest Online Resource

lynda.com logoNow available with your Wallingford Public Library card - lynda.com, an online platform which includes 5,775 courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. Use lynda's online video tutorials to help achieve your personal and professional goals – anytime, anywhere.

To get started, visit lynda via our web site, using your last name and library card number to enter. Then create a profile on lynda, which you will use to access your courses.

Please contact the Information Desk with any questions.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Friday, April 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
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The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Rated PG-13.

Anime Night: Buddy Complex

Thursday, April 6th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
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Calling all Otaku! If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Japanese snacks always served.

Come and watch some episodes of Buddy Complex! When ordinary high school student Aoba Watase is suddenly targeted by a giant robot known as a "Valiancer," he is saved by his mysterious classmate Hina Yumihara. After revealing that she and their robotic enemy are from the future, Hina suddenly propels Aoba 70 years forward in order to prevent his death.

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