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Holiday Closing

U.S. flagThe Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. Regular hours resume Wednesday, November 12th.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Maleficent

Maleficent movie posterFriday, November 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent, has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom, and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well. Rated PG.

Knitting Circle

skein of yarn in the shape of a heartTuesday, November 18th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

The Knitting Circle is an informal, relaxed gathering open to knitters of all skills, beginners welcome. Lauren Scarpa of Country Yarns will be on hand to instruct and and guide you through the basics of knitting. Open to all ages 12 to 112! Walk in a beginner, walk out a knitter! All materials provided.

Reel Conversation: Iris

Saturday, November 1st at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Iris movie posterThis fall, Reel Conversation will focus on a unique kind of life story. Our four films are not bio-pics. Instead, the writers and directors have centered on a turning point in their subjects’ lives. Join us, bring your friends, and enjoy terrific films and discussion!

This month we feature Iris, the true story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease. Rated R.

Ghosts of Wallingford

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

Our town has a history of paranormal phenomena, occult manifestations, and ghostly happenings. Do the spirits of John Humphrey Noyes, John Moss, Lyman Hall, the Shoebox Murderer, and other specters haunt Wallingford? Hear stories of ghosts and ghostly sightings, haunted places, and the supernatural intrigues of Wallingford. Presented by Colleen O’Connor, Tour Manager for Wallingford Ghost Tours.

Seating is limited. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Our Digital Magazine Collection Just Got Even Better

Zinio - the world's largest newsstand is now available through your library's web siteWe've added popular titles including the New Yorker, Bon Appetit, the Atlantic, Vanity Fair and more to Zinio, our digital magazine provider. You may borrow as many titles as you like with no wait lists and keep them forever on your tablet or computer. All you need is your Wallingford Public Library card.

Please contact the Information Desk at (203)265-6754 if you need assistance getting started with our digital collections.

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