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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.

Teen Writing Workshop

Thursday, April 21st, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Do you enjoy writing? Please join us for a writing workshop especially for Teens. Matthew Q. Martin is a movie screenwriter and graduate of Dag Hammarskjold Middle School. Matthew wrote the original screenplay for the 2005 film Slingshot starring David Arquette, Joely Fisher and Juliana Margulies. He is an accomplished author and actor. Learn about what is involved in the writing process and receive expert advice on your own work. We are thrilled that Matthew is coming back to Wallingford. Don’t miss this great opportunity. Open to all Teens in grades 6-12. Spots are limited. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Unlaunched Voices: An Evening With Walt Whitman

Wednesday, April 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Stephen Collins brings his portrayal of Walt Whitman to the Library in honor of both the Civil War sesquicentennial and National Poetry Month. Through poetry and readings of actual letters, we experience Whitman’s movement from selfishness to selflessness, and his growth into a mature artist who is at peace about “himself, God and death.”

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

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Friday, April 22nd in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 24th, in observance of Easter. The Main Library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Yalesville Branch 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23rd. Regular hours resume Monday, April 25th.

The Book Seller will be closed for the entire holiday weekend, April 22nd through April 24th. Regular hours resume Monday, April 25th.

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