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Origami CT

Monday, April 24th, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
origami crane
Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
magnifying glass with words ID Fraud superimposed
In 2015, nearly 500,000 identity theft related complaints were filed with the Federal Trade Commission. In many cases, identity theft isn't reported or noticed until long after it occurs. Identity theft can happen to anyone at any age. A representative from the Wallingford Police Department will help you understand how to protect yourself from identity theft, and how to recover if you are a victim of identity theft.


Introduction to iPad

Monday, April 24th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Join us to discuss the fundamentals of the iPad, including searching the Internet, downloading apps, and taking photos.


Upcycling 101

Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Tim Sway
Local maker Tim Sway will introduce you to the mindset and methods of upcycling. You will see and learn about his creations from reclaimed materials and have the opportunity to brainstorm how to use discarded items in new ways. Adults and teens welcome.

Tim Sway makes “worthless things priceless” by creating one-of-a-kind furniture, musical instruments and more from things that have been thrown away. The trendier term is “reclaimed” or “upcycled” materials. Tim brings awareness to wastefulness and excessive consumerism while encouraging others to live local, Earth-friendly lives. He has a podcast and YouTube channel where he spreads the message and also encourages people to try making things on their own. He was a principal on FYI Networks’s television show “Trashformers” and worked extensively as a touring and performing musician. He lives in Wallingford and “Tim Sway Perspectives World Headquarters” is located in an old chicken barn in Meriden.

This program is sponsored by Jean Anderson in memory of a lifelong upcycler, Alan McIlveen.


Game Night

Wednesday, April 19th 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.

Lincoln Center Local: NY Philharmonic Opening Night

Wednesday, April 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Lang Lang
Join us for a free screening of the New York Philharmonic Opening Night with Lang Lang which was performed at David Geffen Hall on September 24, 2015.

Alan Gilbert, the New York Philharmonic, and piano virtuoso Lang Lang open the classical music season with two beloved works: Grieg’s Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Lincoln Center Local partners with Wallingford Public Library to bring exclusive free screenings of Lincoln Center’s finest performances directly to your neighborhood.


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