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Winter Tales With Storyteller Len Cabral

Friday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m.

Thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime library supporter and former English teacher, the Wallingford Public Library is pleased to announce "Fireside Stories: A Special Storytelling Series" for elementary school age children and their caregivers.

Come join us by the fire in our newly renovated children's library and enjoy an evening with Len Cabral.

Len Cabral is a nationally acclaimed storyteller and author. He has appeared at storytelling events across the country. Len brings traditional and original stories to life by weaving his ancestry with tales of Africa and the Carribean.

Connecticut State Budget Forum

Thursday, February 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Senator Len Fasano will host an open discussion regarding the current state budget situation. For more information, please contact Peggy Deschenes at (860)240-8884 or Carrie-lyn Lauria at (860)240-8864.

Lunch and Learn: Physical Fitness At Any Age

Tuesday, March 3rd at 11:30 a.m.

Join us in the Community Room for a complimentary light lunch and learn how to begin an exercise program! The speaker, Marc Risigo, RPT, Senior Occupational Therapist at Masonic Healthcare Center, will discuss exercise options, the effects of aging on the body, and the health benefits of staying physically active.

Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754 by Wednesday, February 25th.

Spend Your School Vacation at the Library

Nothing to do over vacation? Don't worry - the library has teen programs to entertain you. Stop in with your friends for these fun events.

Dance Dance Revolution Free Play
Tuesday, February 17th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Jonas Brothers, Live on Screen!
Wednesday, February 18th, 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Movie: Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Thursday, February 19th, 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Improvements To Our Web Site

We want our Online Resources page to be your first stop for research on the Internet. We've compiled reputable, reliable databases and web sites on a wide variety of topics and descriptions of what you'll find at each link. Additionally, in the right column of every page under the "I Need..." heading, you'll find shortcuts to all of the topics. Please note that some databases do require a library card, so stop by the library soon if you need one. We hope the new Online Resources page improves your experience on our web site and the Internet as a whole. Comments about this change and suggestions for others are always welcome.

Freedom Road Essay Contest Judging

The winners of the Freedom Road essay contest will be announced the week of February 23. Winners will be contacted by telephone.

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