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Hula Hulau

Thursday, December 13th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Do you want to learn the hula? If you have seen this beautiful dance performed and would like to experience learning more about it, this workshop is the place to be. You will be introduced to the movement and rhythm of the islands through traditional musical instruments and music while learning basic hula steps. Hawaiian language words and phrases associated with the hula will also be taught. Come join us to experience traditional dancing for an evening filled with aloha spirit! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Wallingford Garden Club Tea & Wreath Decoration Exhibit

Tuesday, December 11th, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Celebrate the spirit of the season at the annual holiday tea presented by the Wallingford Garden Club in cooperation with the Wallingford Public Library. Treat yourself to delicious homemade savories and sweets from a festive tea table, and enjoy the creative display of holiday decorations designed and made by the Wallingford Garden Club members. Bring your neighbors, family and friends to share the warmth and beauty of this traditional holiday tea. Garden Club members will be on hand to share information about this community organization of 82 years.

Author Event & Book Discussion: BLYTHE - Land of Wizards, Dragons and Elves

Thursday, December 6th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Wallingford authors Suriani Hostetler, Peter Jacunski and his daughters: Gabrielle, 13 and Kayla, 15 will be presenting their books and thoughts on the process of becoming an author. The family has written two fantasy books together, Blythe and One World. Learn about the writing, publishing, and promoting process as well as what it is like to write a book together as a family. Book content is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Click on the video on the right to view the trailer. Whether you are fans of the book or an aspiring author yourself, come and join us for a fun filled evening.

Dental Health for Seniors: Oral Longevity

Monday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Oral care impacts overall health throughout a lifetime. Advancing age puts many seniors at risk for a number of oral health problems. Seniors and caregivers are encouraged to attend either the afternoon or evening session of this program. Dr. Lawrence Singer will present a short film on oral longevity followed by a discussion on prevention, care-giving and recognition of need. Bring your questions!

Dessert With a Doc: Breast Cancer - The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment

Monday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

This past October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Due to adverse weather conditions, we had to postpone our discussion of what’s new in breast cancer treatment. Now that we have rescheduled, please join us for an informative lecture on the latest diagnosis and treatment methods for breast cancer. You will also get a look into the growing area of genetics and risk assessment. Program presented by Susan Alsamarai, MD in cooperation with MidState Medical Center. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Change in Hours on Tuesday, December 4th

Due to a computer system upgrade, the Main Library will open at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4th. The Yalesville Branch will be closed the entire day. Regular hours resume Wednesday, December 5th.

During the upgrade, the library catalog and databases will not be available.

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