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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.

Knit @ WPL
Tuesday, February 3rd
Tuesday, February 17th
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Board Room

Knit @ WPL is an informal, relaxed gathering open to all. Looking for someone to knit with? To teach or learn from? Beginners always welcome. Open to all ages 12-112! All materials provided. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Library’s Board Room upstairs. Walk in a beginner, walk out a knitter!

STAR Club: Exploring Sound
Saturday, February 7th
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Collins Room


Science, Technology, Astronomy, Robotics!

The purpose of STAR is to excite students about science, mathematics, and technology. The club is divided into age-appropriate groups for grades K-3, 4-8, and 9-12. 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.

Beginners always welcome and new members can join at any time.

Yarn Hearts
Wednesday, February 11th
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Collins Room


Join us for a Valentine’s Day craft project. Make hearts out of yarn and wire to decorate your room or locker. Stick a note in one to give as a valentine! Fun, easy, and festive.

Anime Night: Shangri-La
Thursday, February 12th
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Community Room


Calling all Otaku! If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. The February feature is Shangri-La, a science fiction anime set in an earthquake stricken Japan where pollution levels have greatly affected society.

Japanese snacks always served. Come and meet new friends!

Teen Book Club
Matched by Ally Condie
Thursday, February 26th
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Collins Room


In the society, officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die. Citizens of the society are matched when they are 17. This 2013 Nutmeg Book Award nominee is sure to make a great discussion.

Pick up your copy today at the Information Desk. You do not need to finish the book in order to come to the meeting.

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