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Free one-on-one basic computer instruction is available from volunteers at the Main Library on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through November 20th. Sessions are offered at 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm and last one hour. Computer novices are encouraged sign up to learn keyboard or mouse skills, word processing, Internet searching, online job applications, or e-mail. Instruction is free and open to the public; however due to high demand, sessions fill up quickly. Please call the Library at (203)265-6754 or stop by the Information Desk for more information or to register for a session.
Due to high cost, we are considering replacing our subscription to Reference USA with a comparable business database. If you are a Reference USA user, please let us know your thoughts about a possible switch. You may comment right here on the blog, through our Contact Us form, in person or by phone to the Information Desk at (203)265-6754. We greatly appreciate your opinions.
Masonicare and the Wallingford Public Library will present “Downsizing for Seniors” on Tuesday, September 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Ms. Denise Gamache, Office Manager of Masonicare at Home, will present tips and techniques for seniors moving to a smaller home or retirement community. A complimentary lunch will be provided to those who have registered. Seating is by advance registration only. Please reserve your seat online or by calling the Library at (203)265-6754 before September 19th.
Dr. David DeRosa will be the featured speaker for Five Secrets to Permanent Weight-Loss on Thursday, October 9th at 6:30 p.m. This program will explore how weight, nutrition, and exercise all play a role in maintaining a balanced, happy, and healthy life. Dr. DeRosa holds a B. S. in Public Health, a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Life University and specializes in spinal health and nutrition response testing. All are welcome to attend this hour long, free program in the Library’s Community Room. Advance registrations are available in person, by phone at (203)265-6754 or online.
Join us during Celebrate Wallingford on Saturday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a Clean Sweep Book Sale in the Charlotte Collins Room of the Main Library. Included in the sale are hardcovers, paperbacks, CDs, videos, and DVDs. Please bring a tote bag for the many treasures you'll discover. All proceeds benefit the Wallingford Public Library Association Development Fund.
Meteorologist Art Horn will visit the Main Library on Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. to present Hurricane: The Ultimate Storm. He will address what makes hurricanes so destructive, how they form, where they are most likely to happen, and other weather-related questions. Please register online, in person, or by calling (203)265-6754.