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Sun Safety Screenings

The Wallingford Health Department will offer a sun safety informational program and skin screening conducted by Dana M. Correale, MD, Dermatologist. These educational sessions will be held in the Collins Room of the Main Library on May 5th and May 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free rapid skin screening follows Dr. Correale's talk. Space is limited, registration required, 18 years or older, Wallingford residents only, preference to families with children. Contact Chris More, RN, at (203)294-2065 for more information and registration.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring for Novices

One-on-one computer tutoring sessions are available at the Main Library on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Computer novices are encouraged to sign up to learn keyboard or mouse skills, word processing, Internet searching, online job applications, or e-mail. Please call the Library at (203)265-6754 or stop by the Information Desk to book an appointment.

The National Children’s Book Week Book Swap

Don’t forget the Children’s Library’s National Children’s Book Week Book Swap will take place on Saturday, May 7th in the Library’s Community Room from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

This is the only time you can redeem the coupons you’ve received for children’s books you’ve brought in for the swap. We will be accepting children’s books until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6th.

This is a great event and there are lots of great books waiting for you – so please join the fun and get your books in before May 7th.

Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age

Friday, April 29th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for a special screening of Mother's Nature"s Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age. This film promotes awareness and support of Connecticut's environmental literacy plan. Parents, teachers, scout leaders and anyone concerned with children and the environment should join us for this opportunity. This film is co-sponsored by the Wallingford Public Library and the Wallingford Conservation Commission.

Dessert with a Doc: Tips to Reduce Acid Reflux

Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join Patricia Pontilillo, RN for a discussion of the common causes of acid reflux and simple lifestyle changes that can alleviate symptoms. This program is co-sponsored by MidState Medical Center.

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Environmental Film Series: 11th Hour

Monday, April 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

11th Hour movie posterThe 11th hour is the last moment when change is possible. This film explores how we’ve arrived at this moment: how we live, how we impact the earth’s ecosystems, and what we can do to change our course.

Co-sponosored by the Wallingford Recycling Committee, this series features three ecologically-themed films. Recycling Committee members will be on hand to encourage discussion about the films and steps the public can take to help safeguard the future of our natural resources.

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