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Check Out Our Newest Museum Pass

Zoo in Forest Park logoWe are pleased to offer a pass to the Zoo in Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts. This zoo features over 200 exotic and domestic animals. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults.

The pass allows free admission for 5 people and a small discount on a train ride through the park. It does not cover the parking fee for the park ($5.00, cash only).

Wallingford residents may reserve museum passes 30 days in advance, either in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754. Nonresidents may borrow passes on the day they wish to use them.

How Are We Doing? / ¿ Cómo estamos haciendo nuestra función?

surveyAs part of our strategic planning process, the Wallingford Public Library seeks your feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete our anonymous survey. Your ideas and opinions will help us provide the materials, programs, and services that best meet your needs. Thank you!

encuestaLa Biblioteca Publica de Wallingford quiere saber su opinión. Esta encuesta anónima es parte del proceso de planeamiento estratégico de la biblioteca. Sus ideas y opiniones acerca de los servicios y prioridades de la biblioteca nos ayudaran a servir mejor a la comunidad. Muchas gracias por su participación.

Growing Local Roots

Tuesday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

How does local agriculture impact the cultural, economic and educational landscape of our community? Farms and farmers provide food for our communities and contribute to the local economy. Join an enlightened conversation about the work being done on local farms and the relationship between you and your local farmers. This program is cosponsored by Connecticut Humanities.

Digging for Gold: A Writing Workshop with author Kimberly Newton-Fusco

Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
For students in grades 4-7

Kimberly Newton-Fusco, author of Nutmeg nominee, The Wonder of Charlie Anne, offers this writing workshop focused on inspiration and the creative process. Participants will be surprised at how much their writing improves by practicing the techniques learned in this workshop. This is a special opportunity that we hope our future authors will take advantage of! Please register in the Children's Library or by phone at (203)284-6436.

Sharks: The History of Shark Fishing & Diving in New England

Wednesday, July 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Captain Bill Palmer will speak about the history of shark fishing and shark diving in this informative and entertaining presentation.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

The Battle of Gettysburg: A Lecture by Professor David Koch

Wednesday, July 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Professor Koch is back with another engaging lecture just in time to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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