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Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
To celebrate Earth Day and the opening of the 2009 fishing season, the Teen Department is sponsoring Wii Fishing! All teens in grades 6-12 are invited to cast the fishing pole for their chance to win a Wal-Mart gift card. Registration is required, as these events fill up quickly. Please reserve your spot in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
The Library will be closed on Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 12th in observance of Easter. The Main Library will be open on Saturday, April 11th, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Yalesville Branch will be open on Saturday, April 11th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Regular hours resume Monday, April 13th.
Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Javier Chung, a native Peruvian and tour organizer, will provide details on traveling to Peru: planning, budgeting, destinations, and more. Whether you are an armchair traveler or ready to book a trip to South America, you will enjoy this program highlighting a culturally rich and beautiful country.
All are welcome to this free program.
Saturday, April 11th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Experience our town from a previous century at a DVD presentation of an original 16mm film featuring Wallingford residents and local businesses such as:
Jones Auto Sales
First National Bank
Wallingford Bank and Trust
Rose's Bus Service
and local schools, churches, and more.
Maybe your friends and family are captured on this film!
All are welcome to this free program. No registration required.
Saturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
A special sale of art books and laminated prints from the estate of artist Betti McLaughlin will include books on all types of art and artists, photography, and many other art-related topics. Additionally, framed prints from the Library's circulating collection will be sold.
During April, the Book Seller is continuing its specials on older hardcovers in excellent condition for $.50 each and featuring books on gardening and landscaping.
Tuesday, April 7th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
Marc Risigo, Senior Occupational Therapist at Masonic Heathcare Center, will discuss how a serious fall can negatively impact function, confidence, and quality of life. Information on fall prevention, including simple balance strategies, will be included. A complimentary light lunch will be served.
Please reserve your seat in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754 by Friday, April 3rd.