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Environmental Film & Discussion: A River Between Us

Tuesday, May 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
River Between Us movie poster
This program is part of the Gray-Wulff Environmental Series.

The film A River Between Us documents the largest river restoration project in American history. Nearly 300 miles in length, flowing from southern Oregon to northern California, the vast communities of the Klamath River have been feuding over its water for generations, and as a result, bad blood has polluted their river and their relationships equally.

A River Between Us examines the complicated history of this conflict: how anger, fear and distrust have undermined the Klamath’s communities for decades. Balancing the sheer beauty of the river’s surface with its underlying ills of injustice and inequality, the film focuses on the personal stories of a group of individuals who finally chose to put the past behind them and came together to create a historic water rights compromise for the good of all.

Registration is not required.

Kindness Rocks

Monday, May 15th, 3:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
rock with 'I hope those dreams you're dreaming come to you' painted on it
Join us to participate in the “Kindness Rocks” project! The goal of the project is to “promote random acts of kindness to unsuspecting recipients…by painting inspirational rocks. Everyone is invited to decorate a rock to help spread messages of care and kindness. Rocks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

All ages. No registration required. Drop by anytime during the program time to make your rock. Visit www.thekindnessrocksproject.com for more information.

Introduction to the Library Catalog

Monday, May 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room
laptop
Want to learn how to use the library catalog? Would you like to freeze your holds while you are on vacation? Join us for an informative class on the many features of the library catalog. An up-to-date Wallingford library card is required.

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Pigment of Imagination

Saturday, May 13th at 2:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
mandala and colored pencils
Participate in creative and meditative coloring. Choose from our assortment of adult coloring books or bring your own.

Meets the second Saturday of the month. Open to all adults. No registration necessary.

Presentation & Discussion with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services

Wednesday, May 10th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., in the Community Room
IRIS logo

Chris George, Executive Director of Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), will speak about the refugee crisis, the U.S. refugee resettlement process, refugee resettlement in Connecticut, and the current threats to the program.

IRIS is a non-sectarian, independent nonprofit refugee resettlement agency that has welcomed more than 5,000 refugees to Connecticut since its founding in 1982. Its goal has remained constant: to provide a haven to refugees and other immigrants from around the world.

Registration is Appreciated.

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Braided Leather Bracelet Workshop

Wednesday, May 10th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., in the Collins Room
leather braided bracelet

Learn how to make a popular and trendy bracelet. Braid and knot leather, adorn with beads, then finish with a statement closure. Yours will be as unique as you are.

Open to Teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

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