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Energy Information: Management, Conservation & Alternative Sources

Energy Conservation through Efficiency and Alternative Sources

Thursday, April 26, 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Meet representatives from the Wallingford Electric Division, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and local businesses and organizations. This program is co-sponsored by the Wallingford Energy Conservation Commission.

E-Reader 101: Drop in and Get Started!

Calling all e-reader devices! Bring your device to our Community Room during one of the following times and we'll help you download e-books from the Library's catalog. No registration required.

Friday, March 23rd at 10:30am

Nature Writing Seminar

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Learn to write a story with Mark Seth Lender

Thursday, March 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

We are thrilled to offer a nature story writing seminar for Teens. Explore nature and your creativity. Learn about the art of writing a story. NPR contributor and writer Mark Seth Lender will be your host for the evening. Everyone will get to write their own story in their own way after analyzing pictures of animals in their habitats. Open to all students in grades 5-12. This free seminar is sponsored by Wallingford’s Environmental Literacy Initiative, a Wallingford Public Library project funded by Wallingford Community Women.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Friday, March 23rd at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room **Note Earlier Start Time**

The Girl Dragon Tattoo movie posterHoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander. Rated R.

Photography Exhibit by: George Adair

Due to popular demand, Adair's work, "Images of Wallingford and NYC" will continue to be displayed in the Collins Room through April. Please stop in and enjoy this interesting photography exhibit.


Celebrating the Irish: 2 Events

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An Evening of Irish Poetry with Ciaran Berry

Tuesday, March 20th at 7:00 p.m. Collins Room

Enjoy poetry in the author's own voice when Irish poet, Ciaran Berry, reads from his award-winning collection The Sphere of Birds and his current work in progress, The Dead Zoo.. Ciaran is an Assistant Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. The Sphere of Birds, was awarded both the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and the Michael Murphy memorial Award. Ciaran's work has appeared in the Best American Poetry, Best New Poets, and Pushcart anthologies, as well as a number of literary journals. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program.

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