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Gouveia Vineyards will be the location for “Vintage Wallingford” on November 5th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets for this Wallingford Public Library fundraising event are $25.00 and available for purchase at the library and Gallagher Travel Shoppe. The evening will include wine tasting, appetizers from local catering businesses and a book-basket drawing. All are invited to attend and join in welcoming the new president of the Library Association.
This event is sponsored by the Wallingford Public Library Association with a special donation by Gouveia Vineyards. A limited number of tickets will be sold. All proceeds will benefit the library’s development fund. For more information or to donate a book basket, call the library at (203)265-6754 or e-mail Beth Devlin, Community Services Librarian.
Free one-on-one basic computer instruction is available from volunteers at the Main Library on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through November 20th. Sessions are offered at 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm and last one hour. Computer novices are encouraged sign up to learn keyboard or mouse skills, word processing, Internet searching, online job applications, or e-mail. Instruction is free and open to the public; however due to high demand, sessions fill up quickly. Please call the Library at (203)265-6754 or stop by the Information Desk for more information or to register for a session.
Due to high cost, we are considering replacing our subscription to Reference USA with a comparable business database. If you are a Reference USA user, please let us know your thoughts about a possible switch. You may comment right here on the blog, through our Contact Us form, in person or by phone to the Information Desk at (203)265-6754. We greatly appreciate your opinions.
Masonicare and the Wallingford Public Library will present “Downsizing for Seniors” on Tuesday, September 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Ms. Denise Gamache, Office Manager of Masonicare at Home, will present tips and techniques for seniors moving to a smaller home or retirement community. A complimentary lunch will be provided to those who have registered. Seating is by advance registration only. Please reserve your seat online or by calling the Library at (203)265-6754 before September 19th.
Dr. David DeRosa will be the featured speaker for Five Secrets to Permanent Weight-Loss on Thursday, October 9th at 6:30 p.m. This program will explore how weight, nutrition, and exercise all play a role in maintaining a balanced, happy, and healthy life. Dr. DeRosa holds a B. S. in Public Health, a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Life University and specializes in spinal health and nutrition response testing. All are welcome to attend this hour long, free program in the Library’s Community Room. Advance registrations are available in person, by phone at (203)265-6754 or online.