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Iraq: Creation of Colonialism

Mark AlbertsonTuesday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the conclusion of our World War I lecture series with Mark Albertson. Beginning with the British East India Company’s incursion into Basra in 1763, this talk charts the course of British and French efforts at establishing colonial empires in the Near East focusing on the years 1914-1923. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to the Internet

Internet browser iconsMonday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Learn about the World Wide Web, including terminology, navigation, and how to perform a basic search. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Create Your Own Bubble Magnets

Thursday, May 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Create cute round glass magnets from letters, fabric, pictures, or anything you can imagine. All materials provided. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Download Free Audiobooks All Summer Long!

SYNC logo - a cartoon head wearing earbudsStarting May 7th you can get 28 free audio downloads over 14 weeks courtesy of the SYNC Program. Two titles will be available for a period of 7 days. You may listen to the books at any time. Titles are delivered through OverDrive. Visit the SYNC website for a complete list of titles and to learn more about the program.

Additional audio titles are always available through the Library’s digital catalog. Please contact the Information Desk for details.

Cupcake Wars

Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Challenge your peers by decorating the most fabulous cupcake. All materials provided by Mr. D’s, but you may bring your own edible decorations if you wish. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative cupcakes. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

The Dog Listener Presents: Understanding Your Best Friend

dogSaturday, May 16th at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room

Phil Klein, Certified Dog Listener, explains how canines see the world and the underlying reasons for unwanted behaviors including destructive chewing, incessant barking, and toileting in the house.

Wallingford Dog Lovers Association is co-sponsoring this event and will give a special introduction to the Bert & Harry Subkowski Bark Park. Bring your questions, but not your dog! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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