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Fireside Stories: Diane Edgecomb

Friday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children's Library

fire in fireplaceCome join us for stories by the fireplace in the Children’s Room and enjoy tales from across time and around the world. Thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime Library supporter and former English teacher, the Wallingford Children’s Department is pleased to offer this storytelling series featuring a variety of professional storytellers.

Diane Edgecomb, a featured storyteller on NPR and a Parent's Choice Silver Award winner, will present several frosty tales, including "The Naughty Snowman." This story features a snowman on the loose stealing scarves and mittens from children all over town!

For ages 3 and up. Please register online or by phone at (203)284-6436.

Introduction to Excel 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013 logoWednesday, February 11th, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Board Room

Learn how to perform basic calculations and format a simple spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel 2013. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Attention Job Seekers!

man in tie holding Job Wanted sign over his faceThe New Haven County Job Search Work Team utilizes the principles of the Orville Pierson job search method put forth in his books The Unwritten Rules of a Highly Effective Job Search and Team Up. The team meets weekly on Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the Library’s Board Room and provides positive nonjudgmental support to people in transition. To learn more about how this team may help you in your job search, you are invited to observe a meeting, meet the members and see if this structured approach is right for you.

To schedule a visit with the team, please contact Walter Wright:

Anime Night: Shangri-La

character from Shangri-laThursday, February 12th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Calling all Otaku! If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. The February feature is Shangri-La, a science fiction anime set in an earthquake stricken Japan where pollution levels have greatly affected society.

Japanese snacks always served. Come and meet new friends! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Dessert With a Doc: What's New in Cardiology

Thursday, February 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

anatomical illustration of the heartWhen you have symptoms of a heart attack, or any other cardiac event, every second counts. Find out about the latest advances in heart care including prevention, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, and treatment options. Dr. Spivack will give an informative presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. Refreshments will be available. This is your opportunity to get first-hand information from a cardiologist in a relaxed and informal setting. Dr. Spivack is a 1981 graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. This program is cosponsored by MidState Medical Center.

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

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Judge

The Judge movie posterFriday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Rated R.

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