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Tuesday, February 22nd, 11:00 a.m. to noon, in the Community Room
Wallingford proudly welcomes this Children’s Museum program that will compare and contrast cold-blooded creatures. Participants will meet a variety of reptiles and amphibians.
The program is one hour in length, free of charge, and open to the public.
This program is sponsored by the Rotary Club’s Wallingford Foundation, with special thanks to Chris Stone.
Wednesday, February 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Interested in learning about library resources available from your home computer? Come to our presentation on many library resources that you may not have known even existed! Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Monday, February 14th, 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Kids ages 3-10 are invited to bring their favorite valentine to a tea and enjoy some “lovely” snacks together at the Library. We’ll also make valentines to take home on this day that we celebrate all the ones we love! Contact the Children’s Library to register for this free event.
Raising Reader Parent Clubs are 8 weeks of fun that teach you to support your children’s literacy through a love of stories books and activities.
Club members will learn strategies that make reading with their children both enjoyable and beneficial and learn ways to participate in their child’s literacy development.
Clubs are open to parents and grandparents who have children ages 2-6 and will forming and running this winter and spring.
If you are interested in joining a club please contact the Children’s Library at 203-284-6436.
Friday, February 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Children's Library
With high energy, a sense of humor and a love of performing, Leeny Del Seamonds will delight us this year with her Winter Magic Tales. These heartwarming tales are spiced with Leeny’s Cuban-American sense of humor and will definitely take away the winter doldrums!
This is the final storytelling program in our Fireside Stories Series which was made possible thanks to a generous donation by Barbara Kennedy Shortell.
Monday, February 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Medical research has uncovered amazing facts about meditation and the body-mind-spirit connection. Join Dr. Matthew Raider, MD, a physician specializing in geriatrics, to learn about how mediation can be used to minimize the effects of stress and speed healing. Learn the tools needed to make meditation part of daily life. The program will include a “meditation sitting” and a question-and-answer discussion period. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.