Explore Writing with YA Author Shari Arnold

Wednesdays, August 3rd & 10th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Shari Arnold
Do you like to write fiction or poetry? Songs or comic books? Screenplays or fan fiction? Haven't written in a long time? Write on your phone? No matter. If you're a teenager and you write, this is the place for you. Join author Shari Arnold for a two-part workshop and learn the fundamentals needed to become a great writer. All materials included- just show up and write. Open to all entering grades 6-12. Please register in advance.

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Monday Matinee: The Hours

The Hours movie posterMonday, August 1st at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the latest in our series of Pulitzer prize-winning books and plays made into movies, held in the air-conditioned comfort of our Community Room. This Monday's film is The Hours, rated PG-13.

Build Your Summer: A Summer Reading Program for Teens

July 1- August 26th

Customize your own summer reading program this summer. Read what you want. Choose the activities you attend. No two programs will be the same! Every book you read gives you the chance to win a fabulous prize of your choice. ALL books count. Come to the Information Desk to pick up/ submit reader entry forms and register for activities. Your first entry earns you a giant chocolate chip cookie courtesy of Vinny’s Deli! Each teen who attends a program over the summer will be entered to win the grand prize of a Sphero robotic ball. Open to all entering grades 6-12.

Read 'Em and Eat: Summer Reading Program for Adults Ages 18 and Up

Read 'Em and Eat logoJuly 1st - August 31st

Win a gift certificate to one of Wallingford’s great restaurants by participating in our Adult Summer Reading Program: Read ‘Em and Eat!

Just read or listen to a book and fill out an entry form (available at the Randall Horton author event June 29th and from the Information Desk beginning July 1st). Return forms to the Information Desk, and you are eligible to win a $25 gift certificate to one of the participating restaurants. Everyone who participates will have the chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the restaurant of his or her choice (from among the participating restaurants).

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