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Saturday, January 5th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Front Lobby
Join us to celebrate the career of retiring library director Leslie Scherer, as well as the installation of the Wallingford Tile Mural.
The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31st and will remain closed Tuesday, January 1st in observance of New Year's. Regular hours resume Wednesday, January 2nd.
Thursday, December 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood attended grade school and Smith College together and spent nine months on a grand tour of Europe in 1910. Then, bored with society luncheons and chaperoned balls, and not yet ready for marriage, they went off to teach the children of homesteaders in a remote schoolhouse on the Western Slope of Colorado. Author Dorothy Wickenden, executive editor of The New Yorker, is also the granddaughter of Dorothy Woodruff. Drawing on letters, oral histories and period documents, she is able to recount her grandmother’s adventures and give us insight to what life was really like in the early days of the 20th century wild West. Request a book from the Information Desk and join us for the discussion!
Friday, December 28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Scrat's constant quest for an acorn causes a shift in the ice. Manny, Sid, and Diego end up stranded on an iceberg in the middle of the sea. A group of misfit pirates are determined to stop the trio from ever returning home. Rated PG.
Thursday, December 27th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Chick Kelman is returning to the Library to add some magic to your holiday vacation. Put aside the toys and join him for an afternoon program of magical tricks that will entertain and amaze!
This is a drop- in program for families with kids of all ages! Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, December 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s Library
Families are invited to join Mrs. Stewart for Christmas carols and stories by the fire in the Children’s Library. This is always a heart-warming event and reminds us to enjoy the simple pleasures of the holiday season with friends, family...and the library!