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Community Conversation: Imagining the Library of the Future

Friday, April 17th, 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Community Room

talk bubblesWallingford plans to construct a “Collaboratory” within its public library. Come hear what this means for you & for the community. Help us imagine the future of public libraries in Connecticut.

Libraries have always been in the business of sharing and distributing knowledge. As we prepare for the new economy where digital literacy skills are key, how will library services be impacted? How will public libraries continue to align their services to support their community’s goals and ensure long-term sustainability?

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks: Into the Woods

Into the Woods movie posterFriday, April 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods is adapted in this musical from director Rob Marshall and Walt Disney Studios. Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who incur the wrath of a witch (Meryl Streep) while attempting to start a family. Subsequently cursed by the vengeful hag, the hapless couple find their fates linked with those of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick),Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy) and Jack (Daniel Huttlestone) of Jack and the Beanstalk. Rated PG.

Healthy Family Strategies: Dealing with Substance Abuse Disorders with Adolescents and Young Adults

Diana ClarkMonday, April 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Parenting teens and young adults in this current culture of excess and addiction can be challenging. Diana Clark, JD, MA, will discuss the neuroscience of the developing brain, promoting wise choices, healthy boundaries, and other tools families can use to stay healthy during times of turmoil and stress. Presented in cooperation with Wallingford Youth & Social Services and the Coalition for a Better Wallingford. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Celebrate the World of Poetry

Friday, April 17th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for an evening of poetry readings, live music and refreshments, presented by the WPL poetry group Saturday Mornings with Poetry. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to Computers

laptopMonday, April 13th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Build a basic understanding of computers - including terminology, mouse and keyboard skills and how to perform essential tasks. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754

Exercise Workshop: 15 Tips for Wellness in 2015

woman lifting weightsTuesday, April 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Our long winter may have caused your exercise routine to get off track, or maybe you need to jump-start your New Year’s resolutions for a healthier lifestyle. Here’s you chance to get back into the swing of things. Join Colleen Villano, Fitness Center and Personal Training Supervisor at the Wallingford Family YMCA, and learn some simple exercises and tips for making exercise a part of your daily routine. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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