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Reel Conversation Presents: Pennies From Heaven

Saturday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Pennies From Heaven movie poster
Join Brooks Appelbaum and Dennis Bell to view and discuss films that showcase Steve Martin in dramatic roles that are far different from his "wild and crazy" comic persona! These films have been chosen for their remarkabale range and for Martin's astonishing skills, in addition to acting — dancing, singing, and "swordplay" — within in them.

Pennies from Heaven [1981]
During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher. Co-starring Bernadette Peters.

“Handcrafted Irish Yarns” with Storyteller Sara deBeer

Friday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Sara deBeer
Under the sponsorship of the Robert C. Bates Fellowship, a Yale summer grant, Sara deBeer spent the summer of 1980 studying storytelling traditions in Ireland. She traveled along the west coast of Ireland recording oral narratives, and asking about people’s memories of hearing stories told. Incorporating these experiences and her subsequent study of a wide range of collections of Irish folktales, Sara presents programs which celebrate Irish wit, wisdom, mystery, and magic in a format which brings delight to all. Sara will present a 45 minute program of Irish folktales.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Moana

Friday, March 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Moana movie poster
Young navigator Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief, is chosen to find a precious artifact that could save her people. She teams with demigod Maui to locate a legendary island, and together the pair explore fantastical lands and encounter incredible sea creatures in this animated adventure from Disney. Rated PG.

Library Closed Tuesday, March 14th

Due to inclement weather, the Library will be closed on Tuesday, March 14th.

Starting Plants from Seed

Wednesday, March 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
sprouting seed
This presentation is geared toward the home gardener. Wallingford Garden Club president Gini Mita will teach you:

  • her own unique method of pre-sprouting large seeds
  • methods of proper watering and fertilizing
  • ways to harden off plants
  • which catalogs to search for heirloom, rare or exotic seeds


Game Night

Wednesday, March 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Game Night spelled out in Scrabble tiles
Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary.

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