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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.

Annual Garden Club Holiday Tea and Decoration Exhibit

Tuesday, December 9th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Treat yourself to delicious homemade savories and sweets from a festive tea table, and enjoy the creative display of holiday decorations designed and made by Wallingford Garden Club members. Bring your neighbors, family and friends to share the warmth and beauty of a traditional holiday tea. This delicious and beautiful holiday tradition is made possible by the Wallingford Garden Club in cooperation with the Library. Garden Club members will be on hand to share information about this 84-year-old community organization. (Snow date: December 10th).

Reel Conversation: The Damned United

Damned United movie posterSaturday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Set in 1960s and 1970s England, The Damned United tells the confrontational and darkly humorous story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44-day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football Leeds United. Join us to view the movie, then join in a discussion moderated by Brooks Appelbaum, PhD. and Dennis Bell. Rated R.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Hundred-Foot Journey

Friday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

An Indian teen in France goes to work for his father's culinary adversary in this drama based on the bestselling novel by Richard C. Morais. Put young Hassan Kadam in a kitchen, and he's bound to emerge with a dish that will dazzle. When Hassan's family is forced to move from their native India, his Papa relocates to a peaceful hamlet in the south of France. Determined to give his new neighbors a little taste of home, Papa decides to open an Indian restaurant in the village. Meanwhile, across the street at the traditional French restaurant Le Saule Pleureu, uptight proprietor Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) doesn't exactly welcome the competition. Rated PG.

Holiday Craft: Christmas Stocking Decoration

decorative stockingPOSTPONED - New Date TBA

Join us for some creative fun for the holidays. Expert crafter and WPL employee Linda Muszynski will guide us through the steps to create a one-of-a-kind decorative Christmas stocking to display in your home during the holidays. All materials are provided. Adults only. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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