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Introduction to Drawing with Rashmi Talpade

Thursday, April 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Don’t think you can draw? Adults will learn the basics of drawing with art instructor Rashmi Talpade at this hands-on workshop. Participants are required to bring their own drawing pads. Pens, pencils, and erasers will be provided. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Read Anything Good Lately?

Tuesday, April 2nd at 12:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Bring your lunch and join members of the WPL staff to talk about books! Share what you’ve been reading and pick up some recommendations for more great reads. Everyone is welcome to join us for this informal and fun discussion.

Book Seller Closed March 29th-31st

The Book Seller will be closed all of the Easter holiday weekend, Friday, March 29th through Sunday, March 31st. Regular hours resume Monday, April 1st.

Ask the Tech Guru

Mondays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Kevin Ozer, a technology expert who previously had conducted these informal classes at the Wallingford Senior Center, will answer your toughest questions. You’ll expand your computer knowledge not only from the answers to your own questions but also from those of the other attendees. No registration is required. Bring your laptop or gadget if you have one.

Try Morningstar Investment Research Center

We are pleased to offer Morningstar Investment Research Center on our public computers and remotely to Wallingford library card holders. Morningstar Investment Research Center provides data on over 14,500 stocks, 24,800 mutual funds, 1,500 exchange-traded funds, and 700 closed end funds. In addition, it includes analyst reports on over 3,500 securities, offering in-depth background and expert opinions on top investments. Please contact the Information Desk with any questions about the use of the database.

Lunch and Learn: Mental Skills and Brain Exercises

Monday, March 25th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room

Please join Lisa King, M.A., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist at Masonicare Health Center, for this informative presentation. Normal aging, medications, stress, or illness can affect a person’s mental skills including attention, memory, word retrieval, and problem solving. Besides talking to your doctor, there are three common ways to address problems in these areas: rehabilitation, useful strategies, and recreational activities. Each of these mental skills will be discussed and helpful strategies and activities will be suggested. This program is cosponsored by Masonicare. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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