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Take a Hike!

Nature Hike

Sunday November 3, 10:00 a.m. at Tyler Mill

Back by popular demand!

It’s Sunday, November 3rd. You turned your clock back, went to bed, and woke up bright and early in the morning. What should you do with that extra hour? TAKE A HIKE! Some of you have missed being outdoors with us, so please join members of the Conservation Commission at Tyler Mill at 10:00 for an hour of gentle family hiking. Those who wish may continue on for a longer hike until noon.

Take a right on Northford Rd. off of East Center St. Take your first right onto Tyler Mill Rd. and continue to parking areas near the bridge. We will be there to meet you! Please wear good sturdy shoes and dress to be in the woods, with warm clothes for a chilly autumn day. Please bring some water to drink during our hike, and leave your dogs at home. We’ll show you where the trails are, and you can come back another time and hike with your family dog!

Holiday Mail for Heroes: Create a Card Workshop

Holiday Mail for Heroes

Friday November 8, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Meeting Room

Once a year the American Red Cross delivers holiday cards to veterans, military families, and active duty service members at hospitals and installations around the world. This year the Wallingford Public Library will participate!

Adults are welcome to join local resident Doll Barnes and create holiday cards to send to our troops this holiday season. We'll supply the materials and get the finished cards to the post office too. For more information please visit the Red Cross.

Additionally, you may sign a card provided by the Library. Cards will be available to sign beginning November 13 on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Fridays from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Library.

Making Social Media Work for You

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Tuesday November 5, 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Help make social media work for you! This class will focus on Facebook and Twitter. Learn how to set up accounts, stay connected, and share photos.

Advance registration is appreciated. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Make Your Own Halloween Mask

Happy Halloween

Ages 3-5: Tuesday October 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Children's Program Room

Grades K-5: Wednesday October 30, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Children's Program Room

Get ready for Halloween! Stop in anytime during one of the following programs to make a cool Halloween mask.

Please note: each program is tailored to a different age group. No registration required.

Paranormal Event: Breaking Barriers to the Unknown

Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society

Wednesday October 30, 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for a Paranormal Event "Breaking Barriers to the Unknown" with Adam Sheffs and the Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and seating is limited.

Reel Conversations: Days of Heaven

Days of Heaven

Saturday October 26th, 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Our fall film series “Unlikely Partners” continues this month with Terrence Malick’s Days of Heaven, a story of love and murder told through the jaded voice of a child and the expressive images of nature.

In 1916, Chicago steelworker Bill (Richard Gere), his little sister Linda (Linda Manz) and girlfriend Abby (Brooke Adams), flee to Texas, where they work the harvest at a wealthy, ailing farmer’s ranch. The farmer (playwright Sam Shepard) falls in love with Abby. Seeing it as his one real chance to escape perpetual poverty, Bill urges Abby to marry the sick man. Marriage, however, has more restorative powers, and the farmer has more magnetism, than Bill had planned.

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