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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.

STaR Club: Focus on Aviation
Saturday, April 4th
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Collins Room


Science, Technology, and Robotics! The Wallingford STaR Club offers hands on projects and activities to student who love science. In April the focus will be on aviation. Build a model airplane. Open to all Wallingford students in grades K-12.

Knit @ WPL
Tuesday, April 7th
Tuesday, April 21st
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Board Room

Do you love to crochet or knit? Would you like to learn? Explore your creative side and share patterns, stitches, and stories! Learn from your peers. Open to all in grades 6 and up. Beginners always welcome! Drop-in.

Anime Night: Digimon and Bubble Tea
Thursday, April 9th
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Community Room


Do you love anime? At the WPL Anime Nights you are free to discuss anime, cosplay, manga, and art with other teens just like you. Express your inner Otaku! This month we will be watching Digimon: The Movie and enjoying Bubble Tea (sweetened ice tea with tapioca pearls). See you there!

Let's Make Breakfast and See a Movie
Wednesday, April 15th
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Community Room


Roll out of bed and come make breakfast. Learn how to make pancake bites. You can choose plain, blueberry, chocolate chip, or a combination. After breakfast we will be watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Matthew Broderick stars as Ferris Bueller, a kid who knows how to enjoy a sick day. A hilarious throwback comedy. Hope you can join us! Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

Reader's Theater: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tuesday, April 21st
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Community Room


Happy 451st birthday William Shakespeare! Come and celebrate with Elizabethan games and act in a performance of one of Shakespeare’s most famous and hilarious scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Wire Wrapped Gemstone Rocks
Thursday, April 23rd
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Board Room


Wallingford's own Kandu Beads will be on hand to teach you the art of wire wrapping. Set stones or beads with no holes in a pattern of your choice. You may bring your own stone, but gemstone rocks will be provided. Wire wrapped stones can be worn as a necklace or bracelet, used as a bookmark, or a hanging decoration. Makes a great gift for Mother's Day as well. Please be sure to register in advance.

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