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Anime Night: Sgt. Frog & Mochi

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.

Now Open Sundays

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.

Dessert with a Doc: New Year’s Resolutions-Goal Setting for a Healthy Lifestyle in 2013!

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.

Revisit 1930’s Wallingford with Sonia Henie and Wallingford’s “Keystone Cops!”

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.

Gala Reception In Honor of Library Director Leslie Scherer

Leslie SchererSaturday, 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.

Holiday Closing

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.

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