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Friday Night Flicks Presents: McFarland USA

McFarland USA movie posterFriday, June 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

In this inspiring sports drama based on actual events, Kevin Costner plays a high-school football coach who ends up leading a cross-country track team made up of lower-class Latino students to a state championship. Rated PG.

Teen Book Chat

stack of booksThursday, June 18th, 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Do you want to know the best books to read this summer? Hear what other teens are reading and get a sneak preview of new titles that are coming to the library. Snack, make a craft, and meet new friends! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. If you can’t make it to the meeting, stop by the Information Desk to get a list of the books discussed and chat about what you are currently reading.

Knit @ WPL

yarn and knitting needlesTuesday, June 16th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room

No matter if you just picked up a pair of knitting needles for the first time or have been crocheting for years, all are welcome to attend. Join us, sit, relax, and stitch away! New members are always welcome. All materials provided. Drop in.

Community Conversation: Learn, Make & Create

Wednesday, June 17th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Community Conversation talk bubblePlans are underway for the construction of the Collaboratory @ WPL. Our flexible, future-proof space will offer makerspace and digital media resources. Through this project, we strive to bring new opportunities for you to learn, make, and create at your public library.

Join us for a conversation about this new space and share your vision for the library. We are counting on your input to make the Collaboratory @ WPL a reflection of our community's lifelong learning aspirations. Help us take the Wallingford Public Library from transaction to transformation!

Film & Discussion: Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean movie posterTuesday, June 16th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Planet Ocean is a stunning visual presentation documenting the importance of our oceans as a global ecosystem. The film examines the wealth and diversity of underwater life, correlations between ocean currents and weather patterns, and illustrates how mankind now has the ability to alter these systems.

Join local residents Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff to view the film and share in a discussion afterwards.

The Hidden Web: Unlocking the Power of Subscription Databases

logo of Learning Express databaseMonday, June 15th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Your Wallingford Public Library card opens a wealth of online resources, including magazine and newspaper articles, practice tests, online classes, language instruction, and more. Learn how to access and use these valuable tools at no cost. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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