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Two Shots Heard Around the World

Archduke Franz FerdinandTuesday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the second lecture in our WWI series as we take a look at the triggering incident: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife the Countess Sophie in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. The lecture will chronicle this tragic event that set off a chain reaction involving Russia, France, Belgium and Great Britain in the war against Austria-Hungary, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board logoTuesday, March 10th, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Would you like to be more involved in your library? The Wallingford Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) gives those in grades 6-12 the opportunity to express ideas, organize upcoming teen activities, and suggest new teen programs. They also help to choose library materials and have fun while earning community service hours and meet new friends. This month we will explore 3D printing at the library as well as discuss the upcoming Teen Summer Reading Program. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Don’t Miss Our Annual Tom Callinan Show!

Tom CallinanThursday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Celebrate the Irish with our favorite troubadour! Tom has been entertaining Wallingford crowds for many years with his songs, stories and corny jokes.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited.

50 Shades of Green(s)

Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

fruits and vegetables arranged in a heart shapeThe nutrition field has always had shades of truth and shades of misinformation. Consumers are led to believe they must have the perfect greens, the perfect fruit, the perfect shake or the perfect weight-loss diet. As a result, consumers are the frequent victims of misinformation wasting both time and money looking for the perfect food or diet answer. This presentation will explore the realities of claims made for the best salad greens, current weight-loss diets, and clarify what does and what does not raise cholesterol levels. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Join the Madness

March TV MadnessMarch TV Madness has taken over our Facebook page! Our most popular television shows are competing for the title of "Wallingford's Favorite TV Show."

Each morning in March, two television shows will go head to head on our Facebook page. It's up to you to comment and vote on your favorite! At 9:00 p.m. we will tally the votes and the winning team will go onto the next round. Be sure to vote for your favorites!

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 movie posterFriday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. Rated PG-13.

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