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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, 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.
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.
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.
Monday, January 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Make the resolution and keep the commitment! Realistic goals can make all the difference to a successful start in the New Year. Kathy Wietrak, APRN, Diabetes Center, MidState Medical Center, will present you with the tools you need to make 2013 a success. Refreshments will be served. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Sunday, January 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Experience our town from a previous century! This DVD presentation of an original 16mm film features Wallingford residents; local businesses such as Jones Auto Sales, First National Bank, Wallingford Bank and Trust, Jack's Texaco, Rose's Bus Service; and local schools, churches, and more. Join us and see if you can spot your friends and relatives! Presented by Tarn Granucci.