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Holiday Closing

Martin Luther King Jr. - Let Freedom RingThe Library will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 19th.

Pass to Old Sturbridge Village Now Available

Old Sturbridge Village logoBring your family to Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, with our newest museum pass. The pass gives 50% off admission for up to 4 people. Wallingford Library cardholders may book our museum passes online or by phone at (203)265-6754 up to 30 days in advance.

Early Literacy Texts from the Library for Parents of Young Children

Learn & Grow Early Literacy Texts from the Library logoTry Learn & Grow, our early literacy texting program designed to help you get your child (0-5) ready to learn and read! Sign up and you’ll receive one text message each week from the Wallingford Public Library’s Children’s Department. Learn more...

Computer Class: Introduction to iPad

iPadMonday, January 11th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Did you receive an iPad for the holidays? Thinking of purchasing one? Join us for this lecture-style class where we will discuss the fundamentals of the iPad. If you own an iPad, you are welcome to bring it the class. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Sicario

Friday, January 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Sicario movie poster
An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is assigned to work a dangerous stretch of the US-Mexico border by her superior officer (Josh Brolin). She's exposed to the brutality of the Mexican drug cartel, and becomes partners with a defector from the cartel (Benicio Del Toro) who possesses keen knowledge about the organization. As she gets deeper into the ruthlessness and corruption surrounding the FBI sting to find the organizations leaders, her moral and professional boundaries are pushed to their breaking point. Rated R.

Environmental Film: The City Dark

Thursday, January 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
The City Dark movie poster
After moving to New York City from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question, "Do we need the stars?" Blending a humorous tone with cutting-edge science and poetic footage of the night sky, Cheney unravels the myriad implications of a globe glittering with lights--including increased breast cancer rates, disrupted ecosystems, and a generation of kids without a glimpse of the universe above. ... This film is the definitive story of earth's disappearing night sky.

Film introduced and discussion moderated by Scott Gray & Sonya Wulff.

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