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In Concert: Murray & Falkenau

Murray & Falkenau

Wednesday October 23rd, 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

This tandem has been performing together since 2009, combining Falkenau’s traditional fiddle playing with singer/songwriter/guitarist Ivan Murray’s songs to create a harmonious blend of Irish and American influenced jams. Stringing together stunning arrangements in the style of Chris Thile, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, and others, while delivering insightful lyrics and spot-on performances, this Irish duo won’t disappoint! Their ability to blend the Irish traditions with some rootsy American and well-crafted original compositions has made folks stop and listen. Be sure to be one of them and join us for an evening of musical entertainment straight from Galway City!

Please note seating is limited.

Halloween Makeup Workshop

Happy Halloween

Thursday October 17th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Learn everything you need to know to perfect your look on All Hallows Eve! Makeup artist Lauren Wilson will be on-hand to transform you into a zombie and teach some tricks of the trade. Learn how to apply gore and realistic “wounds”. Lauren is a professional face painter and the owner of Animate My Face. She is a professionally trained artist who studied at Paier College of Art.

All products are FDA compliant and hypo-allergenic. Open to all Teens in grades 6-12.

Registration is required. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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.

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