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Environmental Film Series: Tapped

Thursday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

A compelling and disturbing portrayal of what happened in Maine when Nestle Bottling Co. moved to town. Explore issues at stake as a
multi-national water bottler moves into Connecticut.

Co-sponsored by the Citizens Campaign for the Environment. Discussion to follow.

Mariachi Academy of Connecticut Christmas Concert


Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

The public is invited to a Christmas Concert of Villancico (Carols) from Spain performed by the students of the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut. This year's performance at the library will be the Academy's last concert under the direction of Evangeline Mendoza Bourgeois. Initially, founded as the Escuela Guadalupana de Musica in 2008, the Academy was invited to come under auspices of the Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) in 2010 where it has grown to its maximum capacity of fifty students. Upon Evangeline's retirement, the Mariachi Academy will be under the direction of the Mariachi Mexico Antiguo.

Pigment of Imagination

mandala and colored pencilsSaturday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory

Participate in creative and meditative coloring. Choose from our assortment of adult coloring books or bring your own. Open to all adults. No registration necessary.

Wallingford Garden Club 30th Annual Holiday Tea and Decoration Exhibit

Tuesday, December 13th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Snow Date: December 14th

You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the spirit of the holiday season! Treat yourself to delicious homemade sandwiches and sweets while enjoying the creative display of holiday decorations designed by the Wallingford Garden Club. For your listening pleasure, a barbershop quartet,For the Fun of It will share the festive sounds of the season.

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to share the warmth of this holiday tradition. Garden Club members will be on hand to share information about this community organization of 85 years.

Introduction to eBooks

Monday, December 12th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Kindle Fire
Join us as we walk you through the process of borrowing and reading ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or tablet. Bring your Wallingford Public Library card, fully charged device, and passwords for your device and/or Amazon, iTunes, or Google Play accounts.


Friday Night Flicks Presents: The BFG

Friday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
The BFG movie poster
Steven Spielberg directed this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved novel, which centers on the unlikely friendship between a lonely orphan named Sophie and the titular "big friendly giant." Rated PG.

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