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November 4th: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
December 9th: A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
January 13th: House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
February 10th: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
All discussions will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Collins Room. Come to any or all of the discussions. Marsha Bonsavage, a discussion leader from the Connecticut Humanities Council will facilitate the conversation. Books are available from the Information Desk.
This program is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Humanities Council and made possible by the Faustman Fund.
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. By entering Amazon.com through the button to the left, the Library will receive a percentage of your total purchase. Your support is greatly appreciated.
The Book Seller, the Library's used book shop, has moved to a larger space. Look for the entrance under the green awning at the rear of the Library. Regular hours are Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Wallingford Public Library Association.
Thursday, October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
In the persona of Poe himself, actor Lou Harmon, from the Trail of Terror, will provide an intimate glimpse into the life of the writer whom many consider to be the founder of the horror and suspense genres. A brief meeting precedes the 7:00 p.m. program. Refreshments will be served.
All are welcome to attend this free program co-sponsored by the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Wednesday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
State Archeologist Nicholas Bellantoni brings back the dead in this very special program about real vampire beliefs in New England. Learn about exhuming corpses and rearranging their bones in strange ways as well as other forensic discoveries. Revisit the "undead" superstitions held by the early colonists in Connecticut and neighboring states.
All are welcome to attend this free program.
Friday, October 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
It's Scary Movie Night. Inspired by the frightening true-life tale of a family that moved into a converted funeral home and subsequently fell under supernatural attack, The Haunting in Connecticut follows the quest of a desperate mother to free her family from the grip of an evil beyond human comprehension. Rated: R