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Friday Movie Matinee: American Graffiti

American Graffiti movie posterFriday, August 25th at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us in the air-conditioned comfort of the Community Room to watch summer blockbusters. This week's movie is American Graffiti. Rated PG.

Life Reimagined

Thursday, August 24th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
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Reimagining your life can mean new passions to pursue, work that's rewarding, great people to connect with and a healthier and more fulfilling lifestyle. This session offers a personalized, authentic, and thought-provoking approach to help you navigate the next phase of your life. Presented by AARP CT.


Etsy Entrepreneurs Craft Fair

Saturday, August 26th, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Etsy logoStop by the Community Room to purchase handmade items from the artists in-person.

Etsy, a leader in e-commerce for creative entrepreneurs, is an online buyer and seller community similar to eBay except it focuses on hand-crafted or vintage goods. Most products fall into the category of arts, crafts, jewelry, paper-goods, housewares, skin care products, candles, and artisan candies or baked goods.

In the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017, Wallingford Public Library partnered with Etsy to offer free classes to help craft makers establish an online business selling their products to a wider market.

Our Craft Entrepreneurship classes were taught by Libby Hitchcock, a successful online craft seller who coached and supported participants through every aspect of setting up their online shops. Libby shared best practices on topics that impact new sellers most, including time management, branding, pricing, shipping, and photography. In these 5 week courses, a total of 32 participants gained the skills to open an Etsy shop and sustain and grow a business.

While the artists’ items are always available online via their new etsy shops, a group of participants from this class is pleased to bring you an in-person shopping experience this summer. Please join us on August 26th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Wallingford Library Community room to meet the artists, sample their goods, and purchase unique hand-crafted items.

A small selection of participants’ products will be on display in the library’s front cases in July and August.

Computer Class: Introduction to the Mac

Monday, August 21st, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room
This lecture-style class will introduce the Mac computer and its unique features.


Friday Movie Matinee: Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing movie posterFriday, August 18th at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us in the air-conditioned comfort of the Community Room to watch summer blockbusters. This week's movie is Dirty Dancing. Rated PG-13.

Game Night

Wednesday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory
Game Night spelled out in Scrabble tiles
Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary.

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