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Holiday Closing

Christmas ornamentsThe Library will be closed on Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Friday, December 26th.

The Book Seller will be closed December 24th-December 26th.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Guardians of the Galaxy

Friday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Guardians of the Galaxy movie posterA group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel. Peter Quill was just a young boy when, devastated by his mother's death, he sprinted out of the hospital and was swept into the stars by Yondu, the leader of an eclectic band of space scavengers known as The Ravagers. Twenty-six years later, Quill has adopted the nickname Star Lord (Chris Pratt). He's broken away from The Ravagers in an attempt to track down an ancient orb that is also coveted by the evil Ronan, who is in league with the dreaded Thanos, and who dispatches his top assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to retrieve it from Star Lord. Rated PG-13.

Christmas by the Fire

fire in fireplaceWednesday, December 17th at 7:00 p.m. by the Fireside in the Children’s Room
For all ages

Join us by the light of the fire in the Children’s Room where we will celebrate the season by listening to Christmas stories and singing Christmas carols.

Digital Library Services for Kindle Fire

Kindle FireThursday, December 18th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

This class will show you how to use Overdrive and Zinio to checkout e-books, audiobooks, and magazines on your Kindle Fire. Please bring your Kindle, Amazon ID and password, and library card to class. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Christmas Carols from Spain and Hispanic America

musical noteTuesday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

It’s a special holiday treat when the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut from the Spanish Community of Wallingford performs a Christmas concert at the Library. Holiday songs from Spain and Hispanic America will be performed under the direction of Evangeline Mendoza-Bourgeois. Please join us for an entertaining evening followed by refreshments. This program is appropriate for families and children of all ages.

Anime Night: Attack on Titan

character from Attack on TitanThursday, December 11th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the critically acclaimed anime hit Attack on Titan. Participate in an optional Otaku cooperative art project, enjoy Japanese food, and make new friends. If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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