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Introduction to Your iPad

iPadThursday, March 19th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

This class will cover the basics of using an iPad including email, browsing the internet, and using the App Store. Please bring your iPad to the class along with your Apple ID and password. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Fireside Stories: Joyce Marie Raymo

fire in fireplaceFriday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the the Children’s Library
For ages 3 and up

Thanks to a generous donation from Barbara Kennedy Shortell, a longtime Library supporter and former English teacher, the Wallingford Children’s Room is pleased to offer this storytelling series. Come join us for stories by the fireplace in the Children’s Room, and enjoy tales from across time and around the world. This month, join Master storyteller, Joyce Marie Rayno, to hear wintry tales, filled with laughter and intrigue, that will warm you up on a cold winter’s night. Please register online or by phone at (203)284-6436.

Two Shots Heard Around the World

Archduke Franz FerdinandTuesday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the second lecture in our WWI series as we take a look at the triggering incident: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife the Countess Sophie in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. The lecture will chronicle this tragic event that set off a chain reaction involving Russia, France, Belgium and Great Britain in the war against Austria-Hungary, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board logoTuesday, March 10th, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Would you like to be more involved in your library? The Wallingford Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) gives those in grades 6-12 the opportunity to express ideas, organize upcoming teen activities, and suggest new teen programs. They also help to choose library materials and have fun while earning community service hours and meet new friends. This month we will explore 3D printing at the library as well as discuss the upcoming Teen Summer Reading Program. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Don’t Miss Our Annual Tom Callinan Show!

Tom CallinanThursday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Celebrate the Irish with our favorite troubadour! Tom has been entertaining Wallingford crowds for many years with his songs, stories and corny jokes.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited.

50 Shades of Green(s)

Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

fruits and vegetables arranged in a heart shapeThe nutrition field has always had shades of truth and shades of misinformation. Consumers are led to believe they must have the perfect greens, the perfect fruit, the perfect shake or the perfect weight-loss diet. As a result, consumers are the frequent victims of misinformation wasting both time and money looking for the perfect food or diet answer. This presentation will explore the realities of claims made for the best salad greens, current weight-loss diets, and clarify what does and what does not raise cholesterol levels. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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