Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Join us for a four-week series for beginning knitters. Learn to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. Bring needles (size 10.5 bamboo preferred) and yarn (#5 bulky weight, about 300 yards worth). Register now. The class is limited to 10 participants. Children over the age...
Armchair Traveler: Iraq

Armchair Traveler: Iraq

Wallingford resident Buthaina Neveln is a former teacher and television journalist from Baghdad. She will present a two-part Armchair Travel Lecture Series entitled Welcome to Iraq. Part 1 on July 31 explores the history, geography, and culture of Iraq. Part 2 on...
Build a Better World: Summer Teen Programs

Build a Better World: Summer Teen Programs

Lots of great programs for sixth through twelfth graders! MODULAR ORIGAMI: Try this more complex style of origami to create unique three-dimensional objects. Then check out some origami books from our collection. June 22 at 3:30 pm SKOYZ CLASSES: Middle school...
Long before Ellis Island, there was Lazaretto.

Long before Ellis Island, there was Lazaretto.

Where Route 420 ends at the Delaware River, you’ll find Lazaretto. Considered both the oldest surviving quarantine hospital and the last surviving example of its type in the United States, it was built by the newly created Board of Health after the Yellow Fever...
Please give.

Please give.

2016 was a year of improvements. We undertook renovation and modernization projects and we built up the Library’s collection. We began allocating more funds for new books and other materials and replacing well-loved classics. We added comfortable furniture to provide...