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The Library will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 22nd.
Saturday, January 26th, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Choosing the right preschool or childcare facility for your family is an important decision. Make the decision easier by joining us at this event highlighting Wallingford’s preschools, licensed childcare centers, and town services available for our preschool population. Meet representatives from a variety of facilities and have all of your questions answered.
It’s fun, it’s free and it’s informative.
The Yalesville Branch will be closed Tuesday, January 15th for new window installation. Regular hours at the Yalesville Branch resume Thursday, January 17th.
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.