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Women’s and Girls’ Self-Defense Workshop

Tuesday, May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Women and girls twelve years and older are welcome to this introductory course on self-defense. Learn how to defend yourself using simple and easy techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing. This program is co-sponsored by Soroptimist International of Meriden, a non-profit women’s service organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in our local communities and around the world.

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

Connecticut State Library Could Be Impacted If “Plan B” Goes Forward

The “Plan B” budget created by Governor Malloy’s office recommends the elimination of all funding for the Connecticut State Library.

Read more about what the loss of services would mean for Wallingford and all of Connecticut. Please contact your legislators and state officials about Plan B's effect on library services locally and statewide.

Drawing Workshop

Friday, May 20th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Presented by Green Street Arts Center through the generosity of the Middlesex County Community Foundation and the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 as seats are limited.

E-Books at Your Library

Monday, May 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

If you have an e-reader or are interested in e-book options, you won’t want to miss this informative program. Various types of compatible e-readers for library books will be discussed. How to checkout and download e-books from the library's web site will be demonstrated. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Wii Sports Resort Tournament

Wednesday, May 18th at 3:15 p.m. in the Community Room

Come to Wuhu Island where you can compete in island themed adventures. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

The Gettysburg Chronicle: A Dramatic Change in Command

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Personifying the horrors of the Civil War, this volume of the Gettysburg Chronicle deals with the opening shots and early hours of the battle. Ranging from Willoughby Run to McPherson’s Ridge and the death of Major General John Reynolds, it is action-packed. From Doubleday, to General Archer, to John Buford and others you may not have heard about, this volume offers a great insight to the first parts of the battle of Gettysburg. Join us for an author presentation and book signing.

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

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