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Early Childhood Education & Information Fair

Saturday, January 26th, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Choosing the right preschool or childcare facility for your family is an important decision. Make the decision easier by joining us at this event highlighting Wallingford’s preschools, licensed childcare centers, and town services available for our preschool population. Meet representatives from a variety of facilities and have all of your questions answered.

It’s fun, it’s free and it’s informative.

Yalesville Branch Closed January 15th

The Yalesville Branch will be closed Tuesday, January 15th for new window installation. Regular hours at the Yalesville Branch resume Thursday, January 17th.

Duct Tape Workshop

Thursday, January 17th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to our duct tape workshop. Learn how to make a variety of cool items out of duct tape like wallets, ties, purses, cell phone holders, flowers, and more. Workshop leader Katie Stevenson will provide all of the materials. Just bring your creativity and a friend!

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie movie posterFriday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences. Rated PG.

Anime Night: Sgt. Frog & Mochi

Thursday, January 10th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Many might think that anime is just cartoons for small children, but it's actually a fascinating and complex form of storytelling that originated in Japan. Come and find out what all the fuss is about! On January 10th we will be watching Sgt. Frog. In this series a force of alien frogs attempt to conquer Earth (or "Pekopon"), but withdraw, leaving a few of their less impressive warriors behind. We will snack on Mochi, a Japanese confection made from pounded sticky rice with an ice cream filling! Feel free to bring your artwork as well as any anime or manga suggestions. Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

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

Now Open Sundays

The Main Library is open on Sundays, 1:00-5:00 p.m., through April. Please stop by and visit soon! Special thanks to the Book Seller, whose proceeds have partially funded our Sunday hours this year.

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