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The Connecticut Money School is a project of the Connecticut Association for Human Services and five non-profit partners. To reserve a seat for these programs, please contact the Library.
Managing Your Debt
Tuesday, August 25th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Debt is a major problem that many people face in today's economy. This workshop offers ideas on managing your debt and getting you back on track.
The Library is excited to offer JobNow, an online resource for job seekers. JobNow allows you to submit your resume for expert review, get live interview coaching, and much more. You must enter your Wallingford library card barcode in order to use the service. Please give it a try and contact the Information Desk with any questions or comments.
Thursday, August 6th
Drop in anytime between 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome!
Come learn all about monarch butterflies.We hope to show you monarch eggs, caterpillars, chrysalides and butterflies all found and raised in Wallingford. There will be craft activities and information on butterfly tagging and migration. BRING YOUR CAMERA - kids will have the chance to "turn into a monarch!"
Join us for a film based on a book, and travel out of Wallingford to an exotic location with out ever leaving the Library. All films begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome at these free movie events.
September 2nd: The Kite Runner
This powerful tale of friendship and betrayal is based on the book by Khaled Hosseini and takes us from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban regime. In Dari and English with English sub-titles. Rated PG-13.
Tuesday, August 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
An incredible true story that unfolds like a ripping good yarn...With an uproarious, impossible Hollywood ending, Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 is filmmaker Kevin Rafferty's acclaimed documentary depicting one of the most legendary games in the history of sports.
Also attending the screening will be the journalist who covered this game for the New Haven Register, and a Yale team player!!! Join us for a cracking discussion.
Long live the 80s!. The Community Room is booked with 80s movies all summer long. All teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to come to the Library and go back in time. All films are shown in surround-sound on our high-definition big screen. For each movie you attend, you will be entered into our weekly prize drawing!
Weird Science: Monday, August 10th at 2:00 p.m. (PG-13)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Monday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m. (PG-13)