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Teen Zone

You are now entering the Teen Zone: be prepared! …for fun, entertainment, homework help, summer reading, hot links, anime, good vampires, bad vampires, zombies, mystery, romance, a peek into history, and anything you can possibly imagine.

Teen browsing the new books in the Teen ZoneWallingford Library wants you! Yes, we are excited to have you arrive in our brand new Teen area where everything is just for you: paperbacks, fiction, graphic novels, manga, tippy chairs, cozy chairs (check out the “Myspot” seating), tables for study, teen computers, and all kinds of cool displays.

We also have fun programs for teens every month. All teen programs are free and open to all in grades 6-12. Please register in advance.

Read the Nutmeg Nominees, Win a Kindle!

On May 1st, the 2016 Nutmeg Book Award nominations were announced. There are two categories of titles - Teen and High School.

To qualify to enter to win the Kindle, you must read 8 of 10 of the 2016 nominees in your age category. Please go the Information Desk to sign up. All entries must be submitted by October 31st.

STaR Club
Saturday, October 3rd
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Collins Room


Science, Technology, and Robotics!
The purpose of STaR is to excite students about science, mathematics, and technology. Meetings are open to all Wallingford students in grades K-12. The focus of this session is energy. Beginners are always welcome and new members can join at any time. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month. This free program is offered with the support of the Wallingford Department of Youth & Social Services. Registration is encouraged for each meeting to make sure enough supplies are available.

Knit @ WPL
Tuesdays, October 6th & 20th
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Board Room

Come and mingle with other knitters. More experienced knitters will have fun comparing patterns, sharing techniques, and trading tips on stitches, sweaters and mittens! Beginners are always welcome. We provide yarn and needles for those just starting out. Open to all.

Duct Tape
Thursday, October 8th
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Collins Room


Come and make anything you can imagine out of duct tape. All materials provided. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

Anime Night
Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 p.m. - Wolf Children
Thursday, December 10th at 6:30 p.m. - Sankarea
Community Room

If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Join other Otaku and make new friends. Japanese snack always served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, October 21st
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Collins Room


Do you have a great idea for a library program? Do you want to be more involved in the Library? Learn more about 3D printing? Suggest a new manga series? Meet new friends? Come to an informal gathering to discuss teen programming, opportunities, and desires. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Refreshments will be served. Earn community service hours for attending. Registration is encouraged.

Glitter Pumpkins
Thursday, October 22nd
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Collins Room


Happy Halloween! Come and decorate a pumpkin with glitter and paint, the perfect Halloween decoration. All materials provided. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Please register in advance.

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