Friday, November 29, 2013

Free family events at the Wallingford Public Library


This holiday season the Library invites you to bring the whole family to these free, fun, and festive events!

Some programs require registration, stop by the Children's Room today or call us at: (203) 284-6435



Holiday Card Making

Wednesday, December 4th 10-11:30am and 6-7:30pm in the Children's Program Room 

No registration required. This is a drop-in program.    

Nothing is as precious as a card handmade by a child. Help your kids spread a little cheer and make holiday cards for all those special people in your life. We will have ideas and materials for all the December holidays!



Christmas by the Fire

Wednesday, December 18th 7-8pm by the Children's Room fireplace 

No registration required.    

Join us by the light of the fire in the Children's Library where we will celebrate the season by listening to Christmas stories and singing Christmas carols.


Magic Show with Chick Kelman

Friday, December 27th at 2pm in the Community Room
No registration required.  

Chick Kelman is returning to the Library to bring some magic to your holiday vacation. Put aside your toys and join him for an afternoon program of magical tricks that will entertain and amaze you! This magical program is free for kids of all ages!



Magic Workshop

Monday, December 30th at 2pm in the Community Room 

For ages 9-12. Registration begins December 2nd

Join magician Chick Kelman to learn tricks that will wow and amaze your friends! At this workshop, Chick will show you how to create magic with ordinary objects you can find around the house. Beginners to expert magicians are welcome.


Mariachi Christmas

Monday, December 16 at 6 pm in the Community Room

No registration required.

Join us when the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut from the Spanish Community of Wallingford performs a Christmas concert.  Christmas carols and music from Mexico, South America, and Spain will be performed. The public is invited and refreshments will be served. 



Share the Holiday Spirit

This year the Library is offering families two great ways to
share your holiday spirit.

Donate to Holiday for Giving 

Bring new, unwrapped children's books to the Children's Room now through December 11th and we will bring these books to our town's Holiday for Giving program so they can be distributed to families in need.
Help us Decorate our Giving Tree

Now through Dec. 20, those interested may bring newly purchased or handmade scarves, mittens, gloves, and hats to adorn the branches of the tree. Items can be for any age, child through adult. Donations will be delivered to local community charitable organizations in time for the holidays.


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