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Whaling in America

photo of the Charles W. MorganThursday, April 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Mystic Seaport's Chris Freeman presents the 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan. Over an 80-year career, the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed on 37 voyages to remote corners of the globe. In May of 2014, following a five-year, multi-million dollar restoration, the ship set out on her 38th Voyage It was the first time the National Historic Landmark had left Mystic Seaport since her arrival in 1941. Come and learn more about the journey, America’s maritime heritage, and the issues of ocean sustainability and conservation. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Poetry Workshop with Kate Rushin

Kate RushinMonday, March 30th at 6:00 pm. in the Collins Room

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.

Holiday Closing

Easter eggs and a daisyThe Library will be closed on Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 5th in observance of Easter. On Saturday, April 4th, the Main Library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Yalesville Branch will be open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Regular hours resume Monday, April 6th.

Excel 2013 Formulas & Functions

Excel logoTuesday, March 31st at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room

Take your spreadsheets to the next level with common business calculations and conditional formatting. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

REEL Conversation: Lovely and Amazing

Lovely and Amazing movie posterSaturday, March 28th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join our film and discussion series of early performances by current greats, hosted by Brooks Appelbaum, Ph.D. and Dennis Bell. This month's title is Lovely and Amazing, featuring Jake Gyllenhaal. Rated R.

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.

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