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Monday, October 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
You are invited to a brief business meeting where you can meet your Library’s Board of Managers and enjoy a live performance! Following the meeting, a dramatic, first-person presentation of Beatrix Farrand Rediscovered will be performed by Colleen Plimpton. Beatrix Farrand was America’s first female landscape architect and a founding member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Join us and learn more about the amazing life of this distinguished “landscape gardener. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Thursday, October 11th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Beware… The Zombies are coming! Create your zombie alter ego in a makeup and special effects transformation workshop for teens. We will get you into character by creating disfigurements like burns, wounds, scabs, bruises and more. Learn the art of creating burns, scars, blood smears, and other zombie like qualities on skin! All materials will be provided, but it promises to get messy. This is a hands on workshop, so wear your ragged zombie clothing. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 as there as only a few spaces left!
Friday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Due to a change in release dates, we will be screening The Five-Year Engagement instead of Moonrise Kingdom this Friday.
The director and writer/star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall reteam for the irreverent comedy The Five-Year Engagement. Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the film looks at what happens when an engaged couple, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle. Rated R.
Tuesday, October 16th, 10:00–11:00 a.m. or 1:30–2:30 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room
Something new – just for Kindergartners. This month's theme is Awesome Apples! What can we do with apples? Read about them, cook with them, taste them, paint with them and maybe more.
Join retired Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Stowe for a fun-filled hour celebrating our favorite autumn fruit.
Please contact the Children's Library at (203)284-6436 to register.
Thursday, October 18th, 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Community Room and Saturday, October 20th, 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
No appointment necessary, just walk-in! Flu shots administered by VNA Healthcare. Most insurance is accepted. Please contact Wallingford Health Department for details: (203)294-2065.
The Lion Libraries consortium, to which Wallingford Public Library belongs, will undergo a server upgrade on Wednesday, October 10th. During the upgrade, our library catalog and databases will not be available. We apologize for any inconvenience.