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Friday Night Flicks Presents: Cars

Friday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Cars movie poster
Revisit the original just in time for the release of Cars 3. A cocky hot rod gets stuck in a small town en route to a big race, and learns a lesson in humility. With the help of the town's quirky car population, he learns that sometimes life is more about the voyage than the outcome of the race. Rated G.

Anime Night: Danganronpa

Thursday, June 8th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Danganronpa character
Calling all Otaku! If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be. In June we will be watching Danganronpa, an anime based on Spike Chunsoft's murder mystery video game. The series follows a boy named Makoto Naegi who, along with fourteen other unique students, is imprisoned inside the elite Hope's Peak Academy, where a psychotic remote-controlled bear named Monokuma offers them only one means of escape: murder another student and get away with it. Japanese snacks always served. Open to teens in grades 6-12.


Game Night

Wednesday, June 7th 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.

Planetary: Film Screening & Discussion

Tuesday, June 6th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Planetary movie poster
This program is part of the Gray-Wulff Environmental Series.

Featuring stunning photography and heartfelt testimony from a global cast of authors, scientists, artists, and educators, Planetary is a provocative and breathtaking wake-up call that will inspire viewers to approach our global crisis from a new angle. Planetary brings us on an exploration of a much-needed shift in our perspective, reminding us of the undeniable truth that we are all connected and that humans can positively impact our relationships with one another and our planet. Registration not necessary.

Introduction to Amateur Radio

Monday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
amateur radio
In this one hour segment, you will learn what Amateur Radio is all about. Amateur Radio merges communications, electronics, science, and cultures into a rewarding hobby and service to the community. Amateur Radio is a form of radio communication ranging from two-meter walkie-talkie communication to satellite / space station communication. The communication mode can take the form of digital transmission using a computer/radio combination or as simple as voice communication.

A short video segment explaining the facets of radio communication and how it serves educational aspects of our lives, provides international good will, and provides safety and security will be shown. Anyone can operate Amateur Radio equipment and only requires one to pass a simple multiple choice test. Learn more about this growing hobby and service by attending this presentation.

Presented by Members of Wallingford Amateur Radio Group / Meriden ARC


Anne Braden: Southern Patriot - Film Screening & Discussion

Saturday, June 3rd, 2:00-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot movie poster
Join Wallingford Public Library and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) for a screening and discussion of the film, "Anne Braden: Southern Patriot." Registration not required

This documentary film explores the extraordinary life and legacy of an American civil rights leader. After she was charged with sedition for attempting to desegregate a Louisville, Kentucky, neighborhood in 1954, Braden used the attacks to turn herself “inside out” and embrace a lifetime of racial justice organizing matched by few whites in American history.

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