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Wallingford Writers Community

Saturday, January 29th, 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. in the Community Room

This forum for authors and aspiring authors is gaining momentum and we are moving to the Community Room to accommodate everyone this month. (Please note earlier start time). Our program will include a discussion of “Revision Methods for Fiction: How to Edit Your Work” followed by “Open Mic.” Writers who would like to present up to 500 words of their own writing should email Karen at to be put on the open mic schedule.

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

New Museum Passes

We now offer passes to the following museums: The Basketball Hall of Fame, the Hill-Stead Museum, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Wallingford residents can reserve these passes up to 30 days in advance. Full details are available on our Museum Passes page.

Cinema Club Presents: The Social Network

Monday, January 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

The Social Network movie posterOn a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. From director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin comes The Social Network, a film that proves you don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies. Rated PG-13.

Discussion to follow movie.

Beauty, Peace, & Hope in Afghanistan

Monday, January 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

In April, May, and June of 2009 David Lazuk made a backpacking journey through Central Asia. His travels led him through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. “Travel is about the people, the culture, the foods, the sights, the sounds, the smells, the language, and the wonderful unexpected stories,” join us for a program focusing on Mr. Lazuk’s 12-day journey into Northern Afghanistan. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Library Closing at 5 p.m..... All programs canceled

Due to inclement weather, all library programs scheduled for today, Tuesday, January 18th, have been canceled. The Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. No overdue fines will be charged for today.

Anime Night Is Back

D. Gray Man characterThursday, January 20th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to an evening of D. Gray Man. Join other anime and manga fans to watch some anime, eat miso soup, share artwork, and hang out! We really hope to see you there. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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