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Thursday Night Book Club

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Thursday October 17th, 7:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Meeting Room

Please join us for a discussion of Robin Sloan's book Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, the October selection for Thursday Night Book Club.

Thursday Night Book Club is an informal gathering for fans of fiction and popular nonfiction. Each month a book is selected for group discussion and all are welcome to come and share their thoughts about authors, writing styles, plots, and themes.

All are welcome; no registration required. Books are available from the Information Desk.

To find out more about our upcoming book groups please visit our Discussion Groups page.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed Monday, October 14th in observance of Columbus Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, October 15.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Croods

The Croods

Friday October 4th, 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

This prehistoric comedy adventure follows a family as they embark on the journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the family discovers an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures - and their outlook is changed forever. Rated PG.

STaR Club

STaR Club

Saturday October 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Room

Science, Technology and Robotics!

Open to all Wallingford students in grades K-12. This free club will feed your passion for science while giving you the opportunity to learn with your peers in a fun, hands-on atmosphere. This year will focus on robot building and programming. New members are always welcome.

Please register in advance to be sure we have enough materials. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

The Wallingford Library STAR2 Club is offered with the support of the Wallingford Department of Youth & Social Services.

The full STaR Club schedule can be viewed here.

Gothic Ghost Tales by Candlelight

Ghost Stories

Thursday October 3, 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Women writers of the 20th century wrote some of the most imaginative and original ghost stories. They helped to create the modern ghost: a mixture of old fashioned Victorian gothic and science fiction.

The public is invited to listen as Rita Parisi from Waterfall Productions presents three ghost stories, written by women, that probe the possibilities of other dimensions in time and human consciousness.

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

Please note this program is not appropriate for children under 10 years of age.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3

Friday September 27, 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man is pitted against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to a question that has secretly haunted him: Does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Rated PG-13.

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