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Trading Card Battle Club

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Wonder Room
Event Full
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Wonder Room
Age Group: Children, Grades K-5, Teens, Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 4 and up | Registration encouraged for a reminder email Calling all trading card sharks! If you have the urge to battle, come bring your Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Magic the Gathering cards down to the library to test your skills and compete fo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Bilingual Homework Help with Mrs. Cabrera

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Study Room 2
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Study Room 2
Age Group: Children, Grades K-5
Program Type: Español, Other
Event Details:
Have questions about your homework? The Wallingford Public Library offers FREE drop in Homework Help! Homework Help is offered in English and Spanish and follows the public school calendar. The program is not offered on days that the public school...
This event is in the "High Schoolers, Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paper Quilled Valentines

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Collaboratory Conference Table
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Conference Table
Age Group: High Schoolers, Grades 9-12, Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to use different paper quilling techniques to make a unique card for Valentine’s Day. Paper quilling is a method of rolling and shaping strips of paper into decorative designs.     ...

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Mask Requirement

Due to the one-on-one nature of this program, masks will be required for all participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:
IN-PERSON PROGRAM We all have biases, usually without realizing it. Unconscious bias (also known as implicit bias) refers to attitudes, prejudices, and judgments that we unconsciously hold about people or groups, and it can have a strong effect on...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Club

3:00pm - 4:15pm
Community Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Sam Spade is hired by Miss Wonderley to track down her sister, who has eloped with a man called Floyd Thursby. But Miss Wonderley is in fact the treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy, and when Spade's partner Mile...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8" group.
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
The Choate Mentorship Project intends to strengthen foundational learning practices of students in public middle schools. Our mission is to increase the educational access and networking opportunities that students have by offering 1:1 mentorship wit...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Bilingual Homework Help with Mrs. Cabrera

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Study Room 2
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Study Room 2
Age Group: Children, Grades K-5
Program Type: Español, Other
Event Details:
Have questions about your homework? The Wallingford Public Library offers FREE drop in Homework Help! Homework Help is offered in English and Spanish and follows the public school calendar. The program is not offered on days that the public school...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Preschool, Ages 3-5" group.

Pajama Family Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Ages 0-2, Preschool, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
This early literacy enriched story time will explore books, songs, and rhymes for all ages. Join Miss Kari in wearing pj's for added fun! ...
This event is in the "High Schoolers, Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Winter Wishes Snowman Plaque

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Collaboratory Conference Table
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Conference Table
Age Group: High Schoolers, Grades 9-12, Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program has been rescheduled from January 25th. Learn to paint a cheery snowman on a wooden plaque. Note: this is a repeat program. Please do not register if you have attended previously.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

Due to the one-on-one nature of this program, masks will be required for all participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

WPL Play Readers

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Arts, & Culture, Interest Groups

WPL Play Readers

The Wallingford Public Library Play Readers perform dramatic readings of comedies and dramas, monologues, scenes from William Shakespeare’s plays, and short plays of Thornton Wilder and Eugene O’Neill. Members of the group select plays and cast roles for members. You may join the WPL Play Readers as a spectator or participant.

No registration required.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One Book One Wallingford 2023 Book Reveal

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Information Desk
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Information Desk
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Music, Arts, & Culture
Event Details:
Join us as we unveil our pick for the 2023 One Book One Wallingford celebration! What is the book? Who is the author? Up until now it’s been a closely-held secret. Join us on the main floor of the library to be among the first to find out! The ev...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool, Ages 3-5" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Program Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Books, puppets, and songs will reinforce your child's pre-reading skills through repetition and rhyme. A craft is included that will help kids develop their fine motor skills.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

History of Jazz with Philip Ventre

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Music, Arts, & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:
IN-PERSON PROGRAM Join Philip Thomas Ventre, Founder and Music Director of the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra, for this two-part series on the history of jazz, including its origins in the African-American communities of New Or...
This event is in the "High Schoolers, Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paper Quilled Valentines

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Collaboratory Conference Table
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Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Conference Table
Age Group: High Schoolers, Grades 9-12, Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to use different paper quilling techniques to make a unique card for Valentine’s Day. Paper quilling is a method of rolling and shaping strips of paper into decorative designs.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

Due to the one-on-one nature of this program, masks will be required for all participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Tutoring

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Collaboratory Diamond Desk - Blue
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Diamond Desk - Blue
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Technology Training
Registration Required
Event Details:
Register for a one-on-one computer tutoring session with volunteers. Learn about keyboard and mouse skills, word processing, Internet searching, online job applications, or social media. You can bring your own device or the library can supply a lapto...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

Due to the one-on-one nature of this program, masks will be required for all participants.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Board Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Español, Hobbies & Gaming, Interest Groups

Spanish Conversation Group

Improve your Spanish in a friendly and non-judgmental space! All skill levels are welcome.

No registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Tutoring

4:45pm - 5:30pm
Collaboratory Diamond Desk - Blue
Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Diamond Desk - Blue
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Technology Training
Registration Required
Event Details:
Register for a one-on-one computer tutoring session with volunteers. Learn about keyboard and mouse skills, word processing, Internet searching, online job applications, or social media. You can bring your own device or the library can supply a lapto...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

Due to the one-on-one nature of this program, masks will be required for all participants.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "High Schoolers, Grades 9-12" group.

LEGO Challenge Club with Choate Robotics

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8, High Schoolers, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hands-On Activities, STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 5-9 | Registration required Join Choate Robotics to learn more about FIRST LEGO League Challenge – an exciting LEGO-based robotics competition. Using LEGO SPIKE Prime robots and scratch-based coding software, students will learn how to crea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classics Book Club

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Board Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON MEETING Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre is an orphan who lives with her uncle’s unkind family. After years at a charity school, she becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, owned by the wealthy and dashing Edward ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

¡Bienvenidos a la Biblioteca!

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Information Desk
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Information Desk
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Español
Event Details:
¡Le damos una Especial Bienvenida a todas las Familias que hablan Español! Gina Cabrera estará aqui para ayudarlos si lo necesitan, darles un tour y explicarles todos los servicios que la biblioteca tiene para ustedes. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Telling Your Story: Guided Autobiography with Jane Fisher

10:00am - 12:00pm
Board Room
Event Full
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Music, Arts, & Culture, Interest Groups
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Jane Fisher, Library Director and certified instructor, for this transformative workshop series! Guided Autobiography is a process used for remembering, writing, and organizing your life stories. We will create a supportive and safe space to be ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8" group.

VR Experience with GirlTech

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Collaboratory Horseshoe Booth
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Horseshoe Booth
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Collaboratory, STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to travel to new fun destinations? Well now you can– without even leaving the library! Volunteers from GirlTech at Choate Rosemary hall will be showing off interesting places through a world travel Virtual Reality session and oth...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Preschool, Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Early Childhood Education & Information Fair

10:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Ages 0-2, Preschool, Ages 3-5, Grades K-5, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Event Details:
All families are welcome at this drop-in event! Looking for childcare in town? Wondering what services Wallingford has to offer families with young children? Stop by this event highlighting Wallingford's preschools, licensed childcare centers, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Preschool, Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Early Childhood Education & Information Fair

10:00am - 12:00pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Babies, Ages 0-2, Preschool, Ages 3-5, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:
All families are welcome at this drop-in event! Looking for childcare in town? Wondering what services Wallingford has to offer families with young children? Stop by this event highlighting Wallingford's preschools, licensed childcare centers, ...