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Saturday February 8th, 1:00 - 3:15 p.m., in the Community Room
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet local authors! Come hear authors talk about what inspired them to write and how they got published. Autographed copies of books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
Author registration and set-up begins at noon. Please contact Melissa Flynn for more information: email@example.com or 203-707-3918.
Presented in conjunction with the Wallingford Writers Community.
Friday January 31st, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., in the Children's Library
Homeschool families are invited for a special program to learn more about library resources, enjoy a family story time and share ideas with one another.
Information about our NEW Teacher Cards for homeschooling parents will also be available!
Registration is encouraged. Please call (203)284-6435 or stop by the Children’s Library to register.
Friday January 31st, 6:30 p.m., Fireside in the Children's Library
Ages 5 and up. No registration required.
Join Master Story Performer, Leeny Del Seamonds, for a delightful potpourri of heart-warming and engaging international and Latino tales, original stories, and songs spiced with Leeny's Cuban-American sense of humor and love of performing.
Thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime Library supporter and former English teacher, the Wallingford Children's Library is pleased to offer this storytelling series.
Wednesday January 29th, 6:00 p.m., in the Community Room
A feature documentary film that focuses on the more than 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drugs. This moving story is told through the faces and voices of the leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them. This passionate new public recovery movement is fueling a changing conversation that aims to transform public opinion, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting recovery solutions.
This program is cosponsored by the Coalition for a Better Wallingford and the Dry Dock Sober Cafe.
Registration is required. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Select Sundays January-April, 2:00 p.m., in the Community Room
Sunday Shorts is an informal gathering for fans of the short story. We’ll read the same stories and talk about themes, characters, plot, & originality. Request the stories from the Library’s information desk about three weeks prior to each session (or search online for free downloads of some selections).
No registration is required and all are welcome. Come to one session or join us for all four!
What we're reading in 2014:
January 26: The Red Convertible by Louise Erdrich
February 23: Red-Headed Baby by Langston Hughes and The Man Who Was Almost a Man by Richard Wright
March 30: A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor
April 27: The Persistence of Desire by John Updike