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Coming Summer 2014: Monday Matinees

Princess Bride movie posterNow showing favorite films...in the cool confines of our air-conditioned Community Room. All are welcome, no registration required!

All movies are on Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

July 7: Hairspray (PG)
July 14: Jaws (PG)
July 21: The Princess Bride (PG)
August 4: Tootsie (PG)
August 11: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG)
August 18: Some Like it Hot (not rated)
August 25: The Searchers (not rated)

Teen Summer Reading Starts Tuesday

The Wide World of YA:2014 Teen Summer Reading Program
Where will you trek this summer?

globe and mapAll teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join our reading expedition. No registration is necessary. Beginning July 1st, when you have finished reading a book, come to the Library’s Information Desk. Fill out a short reader entry form to enter to win a prize of your choice from the prize list. If you wish, you can pin markers of the settings of your books on our interactive Google Map and leave a comment about the book for others to see.

Read whatever you like. School summer reading titles, audio books, and e-books count! The map will remain open and reader entry forms will be accepted until noon on Saturday, August 30th.

While you may not leave Wallingford this summer, reading a good book is one of the best ways to travel.

Holiday Closing

U.S. flagThe Library will be closed Friday, July 4th through Sunday, July 6th in celebration of Independence Day. Summer hours begin Monday, July 7th. The Main Library will be open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Yalesville Branch will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Grand Budapest Hotel

Grand Budapest Hotel movie posterFriday, June 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, and Edward Norton, with a large supporting cast. Rated R.

Polish Your Tech Skills with Atomic Training

Atomic Training logoTry Atomic Training, our newest online resource for technology instruction. It offers unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 150 of today's most popular software applications for both PCs and Macs. You will need your Wallingford library card to create your account. Please contact the Information Desk with any questions.

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