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Special Author Event: Sichan Siv

photo of Sichan SivFormer United States Ambassador to the United Nations Sichan Siv, author of Golden Bones: An Extraordinary Journey from Hell in Cambodia to a New Life in America, will be appearing in the Community Room September 18th at 7:00 p.m. Come and hear first hand how Mr. Siv escaped the Khmer Rouge killing fields of Cambodia and ended up with a local family right here in Wallingford before he made his way to the White House. Mr. Siv will sign copies of his book, which will be available for purchase, at the conclusion of his presentation.

All are welcome to this special event. However, seating is limited. Please contact the Information Desk at (203) 265-6754 to reserve your seat.

Saturday Hours Resume

Beginning September 6, the Library will be open on Saturdays. Saturday hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Main Library and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Yalesville Branch. Be sure to stop in soon!

Welcome To Our New Web Site

Wallingford Public Library has a new web site, and it’s brim-full of goodies. Take a good look around: honestly, it’s like being a kid in a candy shop all over again!

One of the first things you'll notice is that you can link to our catalog, calendar of events, and online resources from the right column of any page. This should make finding information simpler than ever. And if you can’t locate something immediately, we’ve provided a handy site search box and a site map to help you get to the content you need.

Another great new feature is our online calendar of events, which allows you to keep up to date with exactly what is happening at your library. Certain events will even allow online registration, so you can book a place at an event from the comfort of your own computer.

You probably know we’ve been blogging for some time, but did you know that you can have the blog sent straight to your e-mail inbox? Sign up for our feed at the bottom of this page.

Our aim is to create a virtual space which is both easy and fun to navigate: let us know if we’ve succeeded. You can respond with a comment right here, if you like.

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