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Knit @ WPL

Tuesday, October 4th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

knitting needles and yarn
Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required.

Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and help elevate mood. What are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun filled evening.

Anime Night

Thursday, October 6th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
character from Toriko
If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Open to all in grades 6-12. Japanese snacks always served.

The October anime is Toriko. This is the great era of gourmet food! And only Toriko can hunt down the ferocious ingredients that supply the world's best restaurants. As a Gourmet Hunter, Toriko tracks and defeats the tastiest and most dangerous animals with his bare hands. Written and illustrated by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro.



Saturday, October 1st at 1:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
STAR Club logo
Science, Technology, Astronomy, and Robotics!!

The purpose of STAR is to excite students about science, mathematics, and technology. The club is divided into age-appropriate groups for grades K-3, 4-8, and 9-12. Beginners always welcome and new members can join at any time. This free program is offered with the support of the Wallingford Department of Youth & Social Services. Registration is encouraged for each meeting to make sure enough supplies are available.


Game Night With the Dragon

Dragon's Lair logoWednesday, October 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory

Learn how to play board games, card games, and games of all sorts with professional gamers. Presented by the Dragon's Lair. Adults & teens welcome. Drop-in.

Author Event: Charles Monagan

Thursday, September 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Charles Monagan
Like many who grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut, Charles Monagan became familiar with Carrie Welton’s name due to the presence of a striking drinking fountain for horses, topped by a life-size bronze stallion, known familiarly as the Carrie Welton Fountain. Much later, he became intrigued with the scant, but colorful details of Carrie’s youth and her terrible death. He then took up the challenge of giving her a full life in fiction.

Carrie Welton is Monagan’s first novel and earned an “Editor’s Choice” designation from the Historical Novel Society. His other books include The Neurotic’s Handbook, The Reluctant Naturalist, and How to Get a Monkey into Harvard. Additionally, he wrote the book and lyrics for the musical Mad Bomber, which was produced in 2011 and won first place in the Academy for New Musical Theatre’s 2012 international Search for New Musicals. He was the editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989 to 2013.

Please join us for an interesting and informative presentation. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Advance registration is appreciated.


Medicare: Don’t Go It Alone

Wednesday, September 28th at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room
Medicare card
Are you turning 65? Confused about Medicare? Learn what Medicare options best meet your needs and get the information you need to make informed decisions about your Medicare options. Find out who qualifies for Medicare and what Medicare covers.

This informational seminar is for educational purposes only. Refreshments will be served. Advance registration is appreciated.


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