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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
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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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Maker Mornings

10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers
Program Type: Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
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Ages 3-5 | Drop In

Put on your artist’s hat and join us to make a different craft each week.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers" group.
This event is in the "High Schoolers" group.

Needle Felted Nessie

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collaboratory Conference Table
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Conference Table
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Collaboratory, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades 6-12 | Registration required

Let's felt a cute Nessie! Or whichever cryptid you prefer! Needle felting is a craft that uses a barbed needle to mat wool fibers together. 

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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.

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! Some knowledge of Spanish recommended.

No registration required.

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

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 Required

Join Miss Kari at this active, early literacy enriched story time where we will explore books, songs, and rhymes for all ages. 

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 "Adults" group.

Fun With AI

11:00am - 12:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Training
Registration Required
Event Details:

This class will go over three Artificial Intelligence applications: Animated Drawings and AudioCraft, both by Meta, and Visme. Learn how to use these programs and have fun creating animations, visuals, and music with AI. 

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 "Elementary Schoolers" group.

Beading Kits

All Day
Children's Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Recommended for ages 7-12 | First Come, First Served

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

Bouncing Babies

10:00am - 10:30am
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

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"Ghostbusters" Marathon!

10:30am - 8:30pm
Community Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Babies/Toddlers, Preschoolers, Elementary Schoolers, Tweens, Teens, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading, Film & TV
Event Details:

To celebrate our "Eerie Encounters" summer reading theme, we're showing the cult classic Ghostbusters, starring Bill Murphy and Sigourney Weaver, on repeat throughout the day!

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 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 "Babies/Toddlers" group.

Waddling Ones & Twos

10:00am - 10:45am
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 18 mo - 35 mo | Registration Required

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

Waddling Ones & Twos

11:00am - 11:45am
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 18 mo - 35 mo | Registration Required

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Schoolers" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Zoom Virtual Meeting
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events
Event Details:

Recommended Audience: PreK-2nd Graders | Registration Required

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle Schoolers" group.
This event is in the "High Schoolers" group.

Animal Encounters with Furry Scaly Friends

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Hands-On Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades 5-12 | Registration encouraged

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

Just Here for the Snacks

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children's Program Room
Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers, Tweens
Program Type: Book Discussion, Summer Reading, Hands-On Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 8-12 | Registration Required

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 "Adults" group.

Supporting Your Reluctant Reader During the Summer

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: Adults
Program Type: Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events
Registration Required
Event Details:

Caregivers of School-Aged Kids | Registration Required

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paranormal Tales with Joe Franke of the Warren Legacy Foundation

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Community Room
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Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading, Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

Joe Franke, a paranormal researcher & Wallingford resident, is an esteemed figure in the paranormal community, with over 38 years of experience in researching and investigating the unknown.

This event is in the "High Schoolers" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Soaps

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Collaboratory Conference Table
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Collaboratory Conference Table
Age Group: High Schoolers, Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Learn the basics of soap making to create either a lavender or vanilla oatmeal scented bar soap.

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.

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.