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Connecticut's Changing Landscape and Its Impact on Wildlife

Thursday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Travel back in time with Tom Guerin and learn how the land-use choices made by various Connecticut populations from Native Americans and European colonists to present-day residents have had an impact on Connecticut's landscape and wildlife. Hands-on exploration of pelts, skulls and tracks will be presented. Tom Guerin has been involved with DEP Wildlife Division's Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP) since its inception in 2002.

Reception and Documentary Film: Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time

All are invited to a reception and screening of the documentary film Green Fire Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. The film tells the story of legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today. Prior to screening the film, representatives from area environmental organizations will be available to speak to the public about the Quinnipiac Watershed. All are invited. This program is co-sponsored by Audubon Connecticut.

Role Playing Game (RPG) Club Meetup

Wednesday, November 16th at 3:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Meeting Room

diceCalling all gamers! Come and meet other enthusiasts. Discuss strategies and rules for role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons. Hang out with friends and role play! Our preliminary meeting will include club sign ups as well as a screening of “Dungeon Masters.”

Dungeon Masters is a film which follows the lives of three devotees of Dungeons and Dragons. Watch what happens when they are unable to distinguish the fantasy world from reality.

Open to all Teens in grades 6-12. Beginners welcome.

Mother-Daughter Book Club: Author Event

Wednesday, October 5th at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Prisoners of the Palace book coverThe Mother–Daughter Book Club’s October meeting will feature Michaela MacColl, author of Prisoners in the Palace. Prisoners of the Palace is Ms. MacColl’s first book and is a novel of intrigue and romance that explores the sheltered and restricted life of Princess Victoria the year before she becomes queen. Ms. MacColl will join the group for a discussion of the book including a question/answer session.

The Mother–Daughter Book Club is composed of teen girls and their mothers or other adult female friends who meet monthly to discuss young adult books. The group selects a title each month which everyone reads and discusses. Copies of Prisoners in the Palace are available from the Library’s Information Desk. For more information, please call the Library at (203)265-6754.

Free Reference USA Webinars

Available October through December

Reference USA, the premier source for business and residential research, provides quality information to help you:

  • Search for jobs
  • Find new business opportunities
  • and much more

Find out how by signing up for a free webinar. Reference USA is available for everyone on the public computers at the Main Library and to Wallingford Public Library card holders via our web site.

Spring Computer Tutoring Schedule

Take advantage of the Library's free, individual computer tutoring sessions! Schedule as follows: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. through May 22; and ongoing Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Beginners are encouraged to sign-up, no prior computer experience is necessary. Appointments are free and open to the public. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Library.

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