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Marching Band Storytime

silhouettes of drummersSaturday, March 28th at 11:00 a.m. in the Community Room

Have you ever wanted to be in a marching band? Join us to learn about some of the instruments in a band, hear some musical stories, and listen to Wallingford's own Sheehan High School band perform! For ages 3 and up. Please register online or by phone at (203)284-6436.

Film & Discussion - Into the Deep: America, Whaling, and the World

Into the Deep movie posterWednesday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

This film intertwines the history of whaling in New England, the saga of the whaleship Essex, and the subsequent role these two topics had on Melville’s crafting of the literary classic Moby Dick. Those who enjoyed reading Nathanial Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea (soon to be a feature film) should not miss this program. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Theory of Everything

Theory of Everything movie posterFriday, March 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

James Marsh's biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, stars Eddie Redmayne as the famous figure. Enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge, Hawking establishes himself as one of the leading minds of his generation, and begins to win the heart of Jane (Felicity Jones). After one of his earliest breakthroughs, Hawking is diagnosed with ALS, and he becomes less and less able to control his own body. However, as the years progress, Jane starts to feel more like a nurse than a wife, and Hawking begins to have feelings for a woman who is hired to care for him. Rated PG-13.

Poetry Workshop with Kate Rushin

Kate RushinMonday, March 16th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Ms. Rushin will lead two poetry workshops on March 16th and 30th. Participants will be provided with model poems and writing prompts to inspire them to explore the themes of home, family, history, and place. New and experienced writers will expand their creativity and their knowledge of poetry forms in an encouraging, interactive setting. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to Your iPad

iPadThursday, March 19th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

This class will cover the basics of using an iPad including email, browsing the internet, and using the App Store. Please bring your iPad to the class along with your Apple ID and password. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Fireside Stories: Joyce Marie Raymo

fire in fireplaceFriday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the the Children’s Library
For ages 3 and up

Thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime Library supporter and former English teacher, the Wallingford Children’s Room is pleased to offer this storytelling series. Come join us for stories by the fireplace in the Children’s Room, and enjoy tales from across time and around the world. This month, join Master storyteller, Joyce Marie Rayno, to hear wintry tales, filled with laughter and intrigue, that will warm you up on a cold winter’s night. Please register online or by phone at (203)284-6436.

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