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New Year/New President/Be Informed/Know Your Rights

Come to the Civic Education Program Thursday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m.

All citizens should be aware of how the government affects their daily lives. This program by the Connecticut Bar Association is led by a volunteer attorney and is designed in a straight forward discussion format based on current events that relate to every citizen. Real-life scenarios will engage participants. Topics for discussion include eminent domain, government wiretapping, the death penalty, and the right-to-die debate. Sign up online, in person, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Anime Club Art Extravaganza

All teens are welcome to Anime Night at the library. Our next gathering will be on Monday, January 12th at 6:00 p.m. Bring your artwork to share! Have you written any manga? Bring that, too! Or just come to hang out and watch Death Note in high-definition surround-sound. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 19th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 20th.

Take a Tour of the Expanded Library

It's even better in person, so be sure to stop in soon.

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Healthy Balance: The First Steps

Thursday, January 8th, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This hands-on workshop is presented in cooperation with the Wallingford Family YMCA and is an introduction to the YMCA's 8-week Healthy Balance Program that addresses the health of the mind, body, and spirit.

In this workshop, you will learn how nutrition, fitness, and stress reduction can be managed to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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

A New Year and a New Book Club for Kids

A book group for kids in grades 4 and 5 (and their grown-up guest) will be starting up this January at the Main Library. Our first meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 14th at 4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.

We’ll get to know each other, talk about a meeting schedule, and come up with a list of books the group will read together over the coming months.

Questions? Call Mrs. Gaffey at (203)284-6436.

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