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Apply Now To Be a Summer Volunteer

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Wallingford students going into grades 5, 6, or 7 in the fall of 2014 are eligible to volunteer to help us run our summer reading program featuring another amazing game board. We are expecting many enthusiastic players and we need our volunteers to help us run the game.

Volunteers commit to working two hours each day for one week. If you are mature, reliable and have the time to commit, please read the application carefully with your parent or guardian and fill it out. Application forms are due by Saturday, June 7th.

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Know Your Community @ WPL: Master’s Manna

Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Master's Manna logoThis month we are featuring the faith-based local nonprofit organization Master’s Manna. Join us to learn about their mission and how they strive to reduce food insecurity. A short film will introduce the organization and representatives from Master’s Manna will be available to answer any questions. Refreshments will be served.

Express Yourself @ WPL: Readers Theater

theater masksTuesday, May 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

High school students and adults are welcome to this first meeting of our readers theater group. Anyone interested in expressing themselves through literature is welcome. No acting experience required.

Celebrate Pete Seeger: A Folk Music Concert

Stan Scott & Craig EdwardsSaturday, May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Stanley Scott on guitar, banjo and mandolin, and Craig Edwards on fiddle, guitar, and banjo will join forces to showcase the music of Pete Seeger. Come and sing along to your favorite Pete Seeger tunes as we celebrate Pete’s birthday.

Stan Scott has performed in the U.S., Ireland and India. He teaches guitar, banjo, mandolin, and north Indian vocal music at Wesleyan, Indian music at Yale and world music at SCSU. Craig Edwards teaches fiddle styles at Wesleyan and has won numerous fiddle and banjo contests. He was named a Connecticut Master Teaching Artist by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. He has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

Create Magnetic Poetry

Thursday, May 1st, 6:00-7:30 p.m. on the Teen Area Computers

magnetic poetryExpress yourself! Create your own unique poetry magnets for your school locker or fridge! Learn how to design and make your own word magnets which can be arranged to create sentences, phrases, and poetry. Use lyrics from your favorite books, songs, and movies! All materials provided. Seats are limited, so sign up early! You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754. Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

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