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Tumbling Bones: Traditional American Music

Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Tumbling BonesTumbling Bones play a mix of old-time country and old-fashioned blues infused with a little of the contemporary rock ‘n’ roll the band members were reared on and reworked into their original arrangements and compositions.

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

Read Anything Good Lately?

Tuesday, August 6th at noon in the Collins Room

Bring your lunch and join members of the WPL staff on the first Tuesday of the month to talk about books! Share what you’ve been reading and pick up some recommendations for more great reads.

Some titles from previous discussions:

Designer Desserts with Dana

Monday, August 12th at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room
For grades 3-6

Join author Dana Meechan Rau at this workshop to learn how to make beautiful desserts! Find out how Ms. Rau makes her incredible edible creations. Then stretch your imagination and spend some time decorating cookies with edible "art supplies."

Please register in the Children's Library or by calling (203)284-6435. Wallingford residents are given priority for this program. Non-residents may call or stop by the Children's Room starting August 5th to register for any remaining slots.

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.

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