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Read 'Em and Eat: Get Healthy in the Kitchen with Chef Mary Lawrence

Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Mary Lawrence
Learn about food sensitivities, hidden ingredients, the benefits of eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet, and how to stock a superfood pantry with Chef Mary Lawrence.

Mary Lawrence is executive chef and owner of Well on Wheels, Connecticut's premier vegan personal chef service.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

E-books and Comics Now Available in hoopla

hoopla logoOur digital collection just got even bigger (and better). Hoopla now offers e-books and comics in addition to music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks. Wallingford library card holders may borrow up to 7 items in hoopla per calendar month. There are never any wait lists for items. You may use hoopla on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Go to hoopla's website or download the hoopla app to get started. Please contact the Information Desk at (203)265-6754 with any questions.

Craft Cart Extravaganza

flower blossoms made of paperSaturday, August 29th, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Bring your creativity and explore the resources in our Craft Cart. You can create paper crafts like bookmarks and greeting cards. We have ink stamps and ink pads, some paper and cardstock, scissors and glue. Our air-conditioned Board Room has tables large enough for you to spread out and organize your project. Drop-in, all ages welcome.

Altered Books for Teens

book with pages folded into the shape of a flowerThursday, July 30th at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Transform an ordinary old book into a work of art. All materials provided, but you may bring any photos or special mementos you wish. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

August Movie Matinees Starring Meryl Streep

Julie & Julia movie posterThursdays in August at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Escape the heat in the cool comfort of our Community Room and enjoy some of Meryl Streep's finest films on our big screen.

August 27th: Julie & Julia

An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale

Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

gargoylesPlease join us for a presentation by Mathew Duman, author of An Education in the Grotesque. The book features Mr. Duman's photographs of gargoyles & grotesques found throughout the buildings of Yale University’s campus in New Haven. Using photographs from his book, we will explore the artistic, historic, architectural & even humorous significance of these decorative sculptures and their role in communicating the identity of Yale University as a place of learning and enlightenment. Autographed copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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