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The Great Give 2016, May 3-4, 2016The Great Give has been extended to noon on Thursday, May 5th! We apologize for any difficulties you experienced trying to donate on May 3rd.

Join thousands of your neighbors in giving back to strengthen our community. From May 3rd at 8:00 a.m. to May 5th at 12:00 p.m., the Wallingford Public Library is participating in The Great Give 2016, the region’s premier online giving event. Your donation will qualify for grant prizes if you donate through

Thank you for your support.

Teen Event: Learn to Play Scopa!

Thursday, April 28th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Scopa card
Scopa is a favorite Italian card game. Scopa, in Italian, means broom. In the game of Scopa, you are awarded points in a variety of ways, but one of the best methods is to sweep the board - hence the name. Come and learn to play while meeting new friends and having fun. Italian treats will be served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Poetry Event: Verse-Atility

Thursday, April 28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
stool and microphone on stage
Our very own poetry group Saturday Mornings with Poetry (SMwP) presents “Verse-atility,” a music, poetry, and open mic event in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Wallingford Poet Laureate Tarn Granucci
Poetry readings by members of SMwP
Open mic poetry & verse

Mail Merge With Word 2013

Thursday, April 28th at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room
Word 2013 logo
Build a mailing list and make labels for envelopes in a few simple steps. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Environmental Film: INHABIT

Tuesday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Inhabit movie poster
Join us to view the film INHABIT and learn about the ecological design process Permaculture which uses the principles found in ecosystems to help shift human impact on the environment from destructive to regenerative. Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff will introduce the film and moderate a discussion immediately following. Refreshments served. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Earth Day for Teens: Make Your Own Bird Feeder

Friday, April 22nd, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room
bird feeder
Although we should be practicing Earth friendly behavior each and every day, it is nice to do something special once a year to celebrate our home planet. This Earth Day 2016 learn how to make bird feeders which will be cut into various shapes using cookie cutters. Hang your feeders from bushes and trees to attract birds. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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