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A Brief History of UFOs

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading, Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

Have you ever gazed up at the stars and wondered if we are really alone here in the universe? Sean & Carrie McCabe, hosts of the "Ain't it Scary?

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

Interdimensional Visitors Portal

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

Do you ever get lonely while sitting at your desk? Invite a traveler from a different realm into your home!

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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 "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
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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
Event Details:

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.

Learn to Crochet: Axolotl

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers
Program Type: Hands-On Activities, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades 6-12 | Registration required

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Rear Entrance
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Interest Groups, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

 In 2020, The Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust (WHPT) embarked on research into the Black enslaved population in Wallingford from 1790 to 1840. To share this important piece of our local history, Trust President Jerry Farrell, Jr.

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

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 | Registration Required

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

Interdimensional Visitors Portal

3:00pm - 4:30pm
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:

Do you ever get lonely while sitting at your desk? Invite a traveler from a different realm into your home!

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.

Jawsome Sharks

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

Ages 5-7 | Registration Required

Sharks are both amazing and frightening! We’ll explore these fin-tastic creatures with books, activities, and a craft.

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.

Talking TED @ Home

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Zoom Virtual Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Interest Groups
Event Details:

Join librarian Cindy Haiken on Zoom to watch and discuss a popular TED talk. Once registered, you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting via email on the day of the event.

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

Pirate Party

10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Hands-On Activities
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 | 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Schoolers" group.

Friday Flicks for Kids: Finding Dory

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Preschoolers, Elementary Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Film & TV
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 3-11 | Drop In

Enjoy air conditioning and a fun family movie. Feel free to bring pillows to relax on. Registration is not required, but recommended for reminder email.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday Mornings with Poetry

9:45am - 12:00pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting 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.

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

Day of Dungeons and Dragons

11:00am - 3:00pm
Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary Schoolers, Tweens, Middle Schoolers
Program Type: Summer Reading, Hobbies & Gaming, Interest Groups
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 9-14 | Registration Required

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fake News & Information Literacy

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Collaboratory, Technology Training
Registration Required
Event Details:

It can be hard to figure out what is true and what is not in today's world. Learn some tips and tricks for evaluating the credibility of news sources in this lecture-based class.

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 "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 "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 "Adults" group.

The History of Grave Robbing

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room
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Library Branch: Wallingford Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading, Lectures, Presentations, & Author Events, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a unique program by the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home! This presentation delves into the intriguing history and underlying motivations behind the practice of grave robbing.

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

Needle Felted Nessie

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 how to needle felt by hand and create a small, decorative Loch Ness Monster. Needle felting uses a barbed needle to mat fibers together, typically in wool.

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

Teen Cuisine: Cups of Dirt

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

Grades 6-12 | Registration required

Learn how to make chocolate pudding from scratch to upgrade this classic dessert! We'll add the pudding to layers of oreos and top with gummy worms or other eerie toppings.

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.