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VITA Tax Preparation 2024

9:30am - 2:00pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, Career, & Financial, Community Events
Event Details:
If you earned less than $60,000 in 2022, you may be eligible for free tax preparation services including e-file and direct deposit! APPOINTMENT REQUIRED. Appointments are most Saturdays between 10am-2pm. Call 860-356-2000 to schedule your appointm...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday Mornings with Poetry

9:45am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Arts, & Culture, Interest Groups

Saturday Mornings with Poetry

IN-PERSON MEETING

A meeting of people who love reading and writing poetry. SMwP provides poetic opportunities for anyone to share their poetry, discuss the literary works of poets known and unknown, and expand skills in writing and editing poems in the shared camaraderie of comfortable, supportive members. 

No registration required. To participate and for details about meeting virtually or in-person, contact Karen Ciosek at kjc73048@gmail.com.

Library Open

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Event Details:
In addition to our regular weekly hours, the Wallingford Public Library is open to the public on Sundays between 12-4 pm from January 14 to April 28, 2024.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.

Bouncing Babies

10:00am - 10:30am
Wonder Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Wonder Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 0-18 months | Registration Required This class introduces babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups to the library and each other while learning how to support their growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books. Includes playt...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.

Bouncing Babies

11:00am - 11:30am
Wonder Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Wonder Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 0-18 months | Registration Required This class introduces babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups to the library and each other while learning how to support their growth and development through songs, puppets, rhymes, and books. Includes playt...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Training
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get started with using the library edition of Ancestry.com, which provides resources for genealogical and historical research. Available resources include census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records, directories, passenger lists,...

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Special Accommodations

If you have a disability and may require special accommodations in order to fully participate in this program, please contact us at (203)265-6754. Advance notice is required to arrange for some accessibility needs. 

 

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

French Conversation Group

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Board Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Music, Arts, & Culture, Interest Groups

French Discussion Group

Improve your French in a friendly and non-judgmental space! Some knowledge of French recommended.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Schoolers" group.

Let's Play Super Smash Brothers!

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers
Program Type: Hobbies & Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 1-5 | Registration Required Come play Super Smash Brothers! Whether you're a Smash pro looking to defend your #1 spot on the console or a new player looking to learn, there will be tons to do! We will have setups for Smash Ultimate as well ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit @ WPL

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Board Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Gaming, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts, Interest Groups
Event Details:
Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Managers

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Story Walk with Mrs. Stowe

9:30am - 10:30am
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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers
Program Type: Book Discussion, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 | Registration Required Take a walk through nature and listen to a story! Join retired kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Stowe, to find hidden pages from a book along a trail through the woods and learn about nature along the way. Meet unde...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.

Waddling Ones & Twos

10:30am - 11:00am
Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 18 mo - 35 mo | Registration Required This class is great for active toddlers. Songs, rhymes, movement, parachute play, books, and a whole lot of fun help children learn more about how language works. Incudes play time afterwards.  Pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Literacy Volunteers

11:30am - 1:00pm
Board Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Denise Codianne-Calabrese from Literacy Volunteers will be available Tuesdays for literary assistance. If you are an adult who needs help reading, writing, speaking or understanding English—or know someone who does—drop by the Board Room during Denis...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Story Walk with Mrs. Stowe

1:30pm - 2:30pm
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Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers
Program Type: Book Discussion, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 | Registration Required Take a walk through nature and listen to a story! Join retired kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Stowe, to find hidden pages from a book along a trail through the woods and learn about nature along the way. Meet unde...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mischievous, Mud Luscious, and Puddle Wonderful: New England Poets on Spring (Class Two)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Arts, & Culture, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Spring in New England runs from March mud season through April rains to May and early June’s blossoming.  Please join us as we discuss various New England poets’ responses to the spring season in three 90...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Square Foot Gardening

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Dan Williams, a certified instructor with the Square Foot Gardening Foundation, says, “Gardening should be fun, not just a lot of work!” Join Dan to learn about this new gardening technique that utilizes space efficiently and reduces the waste and wo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Career Counseling

9:00am - 11:00am
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Zoom Virtual Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, Career, & Financial

One-on-One Career Counseling

Sign up today to schedule your appointment with our Career Specialist Sarah Eiseman! Get personalized help with crafting a resume or cover letter or preparing for your big interview. Appointment required. Sessions are scheduled individually and may not fall on this date.

Fill out this form to request a session. Staff will contact you shortly to schedule your appointment.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Happy Feet

10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 2-3 | Registration Required Full of music, movement, and stories, this program is perfect for children who are working on making the transition to Preschool Story Time. Please note, if your child's age qualifies them for multiple story tim...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers" group.
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers
Event Details:
The Choate Mentorship Project intends to strengthen the 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...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Schoolers" 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, Elementary Schoolers
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 "Elementary Schoolers" group.

Sign Language Club for Kids

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Wonder Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Wonder Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers
Program Type: Music, Arts, & Culture, Interest Groups
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 2-5 | Registration encouraged Come practice sign language with other kids! Each month will have a different theme and you will be able to reinforce what you learn through games and activities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Special Accommodations

If you have a disability and may require special accommodations in order to fully participate in this program, please contact us at (203)265-6754. Advance notice is required to arrange for some accessibility needs. 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Pajama Family Story Time

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:
Birth - Age 5 | Registration RequiredJoin Miss Kari at this active, early literacy enriched story time where we will explore books, songs, and rhymes for all ages. Make sure to wear your pj's for added fun!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

LinkedIn for Jobseekers

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, Career, & Financial
Registration Required
Event Details:
IN-PERSON PROGRAM Are you currently looking for a new job? Do you want to learn how to create content and effectively use your LinkedIn profile in your job search? Do you want to learn how employers use LinkedIn when they are hiring?  Join...
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Virtual Author Visit with Xochitl Gonzalez

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Zoom Virtual Meeting
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers, Tweens, Teens, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers, Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
In partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium, we're streaming A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez. This is a live author event with an interactive Q&A session!Xochitl Gonzalez is the New York Time...