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Saturday, December 3rd, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Science! Technology! Astronomy! 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. The club meets the first Saturday of each month. Registration is encouraged for each meeting to make sure enough supplies are available.
Mondays, 1:30-5:00 p.m. & Wednesdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
November 28th through December 19th in the Collaboratory
The best holiday deal of all is at the library! Adults and teens can drop by the Collaboratory on Mondays and Wednesdays to use our art supplies to create homemade holiday cards.
Tuesday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: Their History, Memories and Legacy is Marty’s newest book that records the CCC experience of the men who endured the camps’ days of hard work, army discipline, and camaraderie in order to help support their families during the Great Depression. Join Marty for an informative presentation on the camps that were set up in many Connecticut towns, state parks and forests, and the work that was done there.
Marty Podskoch is a retired teacher and the author of seven other books. Presently, Marty is conducting research on the Civilian Conservation Camps in Rhode Island. He is keenly interested in meeting individuals who may have CCC stories to contribute to his next book. Marty will have all of his books available after the presentation for sale and signing. Advance registration is appreciated.
Monday, November 28th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
Everyone at one time or another suffers from anxiety. Please join Andrea Joseph, LCSW, Masonic Behavioral Health for a presentation on how to identify and manage anxiety. A complimentary light lunch will follow the presentation. Please register in advance to insure a meal. This program is cosponsored by Masonicare.
Monday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
A primetime two-hour documentary film by award-winning director Ric Burns, The Pilgrims embraces an extraordinary 70-year arc in the history of Renaissance England and colonial New England, from 1560 to 1630.
The Pilgrims brings to life the story of the men and women of the Mayflower: both the ardently evangelical English Protestants who led the mission, as well as the less fervently evangelical “Strangers” who went with them. With distinct and often riveting personal histories, passionate religious beliefs, and the will to survive even through violent means, this Pilgrims narrative reveals the real history of our nation’s beginnings.
Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.
The Library will be closing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remain closed through Friday, November 25th. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 26th.
The Book Seller will be closed Wednesday, November 23rd through Friday, November 25th.