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Teens Only: Introduction to 3D Printing

Ultimaker 2 3D printerThursday, June 4th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Teen Computers

Do you want to learn about our new 3D printer, the Ultimaker 2! If so, join us for a hands-on demonstration. Learn basic skills such as how to search for objects, modify, save, and print. You will have our 3D printer humming away in no time! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

WPL 2015 Bike Day

Saturday, May 30th, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Community Room

bicycleSpring is here. Does your bicycle need some tender loving care? Help for you has arrived. And it’s free! Dust off your bike and bring it to the Library. Wallingford Bike Barn will offer their skills in fixing flat tires, adjusting brakes, gears, chains, and seats. Rider safety course provided by the Wallingford Police Department. If you do not own a bicycle helmet, you can get a free one courtesy of Kiwanis. No registration, but please arrive early to guarantee a repair and helmet. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice movie posterFriday, May 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Paul Thomas Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon's celebrated detective novel. Joaquin Phoenix stars as Larry "Doc" Sportello, a drug-fueled private eye at the tail end of the psychedelic '60s who investigates a kidnapping case involving his old flame. Rated R.

REEL Conversation Presents: Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole movie posterSaturday, May 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the final film in our series “We Didn’t Know We Were Seeing Stars” - Early Performances by Current Greats. This month we will view Rabbit Hole starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, and featuring Miles Teller. Brooks Appelbaum, Ph.D. and Dennis Bell host the discussion immediately following. Rated PG-13.

Environmental Film & Discussion: GMO OMG

GMO OMG movie posterWednesday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us to watch the film and then hear from panelists Beth Beisel, nutritionist and member of ConnFACT; Paul Pescatello, CBIA’s Chairman of Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council; and John Turenne, FCSI, President of Sustainable Food Systems. Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff will introduce the film and moderate a discussion on the impact of genetically modified foods. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Iraq: Creation of Colonialism

Mark AlbertsonTuesday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the conclusion of our World War I lecture series with Mark Albertson. Beginning with the British East India Company’s incursion into Basra in 1763, this talk charts the course of British and French efforts at establishing colonial empires in the Near East focusing on the years 1914-1923. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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