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Download Free Audiobooks All Summer Long!

SYNC logo - a cartoon head wearing earbudsStarting May 7th you can get 28 free audio downloads over 14 weeks courtesy of the SYNC Program. Two titles will be available for a period of 7 days. You may listen to the books at any time. Titles are delivered through OverDrive. Visit the SYNC website for a complete list of titles and to learn more about the program.

Additional audio titles are always available through the Library’s digital catalog. Please contact the Information Desk for details.

Cupcake Wars

Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Challenge your peers by decorating the most fabulous cupcake. All materials provided by Mr. D’s, but you may bring your own edible decorations if you wish. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative cupcakes. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

The Dog Listener Presents: Understanding Your Best Friend

dogSaturday, May 16th at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room

Phil Klein, Certified Dog Listener, explains how canines see the world and the underlying reasons for unwanted behaviors including destructive chewing, incessant barking, and toileting in the house.

Wallingford Dog Lovers Association is co-sponsoring this event and will give a special introduction to the Bert & Harry Subkowski Bark Park. Bring your questions, but not your dog! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

ID Fraud and Scam Seminar

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Presented by Mike Savenelli, Sr., Savenelli Consulting Services LLC

Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and most recently Anthem Blue Cross, have all experienced cyber-attacks resulting in data breaches that could affect your personal identity and financial security. Annually, more than 10 million Americans are affected by identity theft. Learn how to protect your personal identity and what to do if you become a victim of ID fraud. In addition, Mike will address the latest scams being conducted today. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Older Adult Behavioral Asset Mapping Community Forum

Monday, May 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
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This community forum is being held to gather information about how well the State of Connecticut and your community are prepared to deal with the behavioral health and substance use needs/addictions of older adults. The shared thoughts and opinions of people participating in the forum will help inform the State on better ways to improve services to its residents with behavioral health needs, and will help identify the strengths and needs of the behavioral health system by region and statewide.

More Job Help!

Wednesday, May 6th at 10:00 a.m. in the Collins Room

Please join Joyce Bagley, Senior Employment Specialist from CT Works, and learn about the training and services available to help improve your opportunities for getting a job. Find out how to apply for CT Works programs and what their qualifications are. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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