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Wallingford, CT USA and Wallingford, Oxfordshire England: Forty Years with Our Namesake Town

On display through January 31, 2011

Take a walk down the Library’s main hallway and peer through the windows to our Connecticut Collection located near our front door. A special display presented by the Wallingford Historical Society features commemorative items, including prints, flags, plates, gifts, photos, and books, from over 40 years of exchanges between the two towns.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Dinner For Schmucks

Friday, January 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Dinner for Schmucks movie posterDinner for Schmucks tells the story of Tim, a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. Rated PG-13.

Events for Friday, January 7th Canceled

Due to inclement weather, Family Night and Friday Night Flicks scheduled for January 7th have been canceled.

The Book Seller will close at noon.

Eshu Bumpus: Stories from Around the World

Friday, January 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s Library

Relax by the fire while you listen to nationally acclaimed master storyteller Eshu Bumpus weave magical stories from around the world. His stories are mysterious, musical and always leave you wishing for more!

The Fireside Storytelling Series is free and open to children ages families with children ages 5 and up and all those who appreciate the art of storytelling. This series is possible thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime library supporter and former Wallingford English teacher.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Knight and Day

Knight and Day movie posterFriday, January 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

A chance encounter thrusts a woman and a charming but lethal operative into a series of adventures across the globe. As if dodging assassins and uncovering world-changing secrets weren't enough, she must now figure out if he is a good guy, a traitor – or just plain crazy. Rated PG-13.

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