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New Book Discussion: Adults Read YA

cover of Rainbow and ParkThursday, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

We’ll be discussing the young adult novel Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Please pick up a copy from the Information Desk and join Chris Ciemniewski for the discussion.

Crafting Fiction

Patrick ScalisiMondays, April 6th, May 4th, and June 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Join us for a series of fiction writing & publishing workshops with Patrick Scalisi. He will cover fiction writing, finding a home for your work, and publishing options. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

15 Tips for Wellness in 2015

fruits and vegetables arranged in a heart shapeTuesday, March 31st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

It's time to dedicate yourself to a healthy lifestyle through food, nutrition, and exercise. Presented by Wallingford Shop-Rite's registered dietitian-nutritionist Kailee Conrad, RD. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Whaling in America

photo of the Charles W. MorganThursday, April 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Mystic Seaport's Chris Freeman presents the 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan. Over an 80-year career, the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed on 37 voyages to remote corners of the globe. In May of 2014, following a five-year, multi-million dollar restoration, the ship set out on her 38th Voyage It was the first time the National Historic Landmark had left Mystic Seaport since her arrival in 1941. Come and learn more about the journey, America’s maritime heritage, and the issues of ocean sustainability and conservation. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Poetry Workshop with Kate Rushin

Kate RushinMonday, March 30th at 6:00 pm. in the Collins Room

Participants will be provided with model poems and writing prompts to inspire them to explore the themes of home, family, history, and place. New and experienced writers will expand their creativity and their knowledge of poetry forms in an encouraging, interactive setting. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Holiday Closing

Easter eggs and a daisyThe Library will be closed on Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 5th in observance of Easter. On Saturday, April 4th, the Main Library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Yalesville Branch will be open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Regular hours resume Monday, April 6th.

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