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iConn, the Connecticut Digital Library, now offers downloadable audiobooks to all state residents. All you need is your library card. The downloadable audiobook catalog includes over 1300 titles which can be transferred to iPods and certain mp3 players. Give it a try today!
Friday, August 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Engaged to the woman of his dreams yet uncomfortable with the prospect of not having a best man for his upcoming wedding, a successful real estate agent with no male friends schedules a series of "man dates" in hopes of finding a suitable candidate for the big day. Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) is just like most other guys, only when it comes to making friends he's always been a bit withdrawn. After proposing to his girlfriend, Zooey (Rashida Jones), however, Peter quickly realizes that he doesn't even have any friends close enough to qualify for the role of best man. And what better method to find the perfect best man than to spend some time getting to know the most qualified candidate for the position?
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.