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Thursday, July 28th, 6:00-7:30 p.m., in the Board Room
Origami (折り紙, from ori meaning "folding", and kami meaning "paper") is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Come and create beautiful works of art. All materials will be provided. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Wednesday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 4th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
The Library subscribes to the database Ancestry.com and professional and forensic genealogist Sylvia Guerin will give you a head start to using this database and guide you in researching your ancestors. Handouts will be provided. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 for either or both session(s).
Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Local jazz band The Rebirth of Cool will give a free performance of classic jazz tunes and improvisation. The five-piece band is led by John Reid, former Lyman Hall High School Jazz Band member and current Berklee College of Music student. All are welcome. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Thursday, July 21st, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Learn how to create friendship bracelets. Learn how to make designs and use different colors. Bring a friend! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. No experience necessary. All materials will be provided. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Wednesday, July 20th at 12:35 p.m. in the Community Room
Watch the game live from Camden Yards. Enjoy hot dogs, cracker jacks, and learn to keep score with a scorecard!
Monday, July 18th through Wednesday, July 20th in the Collins Room
Wallingford Public Library will host the Great Book Give-Away July 18th through 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (or as long as supplies last) in the Charlotte Collins Meeting Room. Available at no cost whatsoever, overstocks, remainders and excess stock from the Library’s used book store, the Book Seller, will be given away free on a first-come-first-served basis. The public is welcome to browse the inventory and take home whatever they wish.