• Computer Appointments: Reserve an appointment time to use a library computer.

Wallingford Public Library Service Expansion During COVID-19: Computer Access by Appointment

Beginning July 6th, a limited number of Wallingford Library cardholders may enter the building by appointment to use a computer. Face masks covering nose and mouth are required at all times. Patrons are expected to maintain six-feet distance from others.

One-hour appointments for computer use may be scheduled online or by phone at (203)254-6754.

Between each appointment, computer work stations will be cleaned and sanitized.

Please note: Because of social distancing requirements, library staff will not be available to assist patrons at computers. Patrons who anticipate needing assistance should schedule an appointment when they can bring a computer savvy friend or relative.

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New England Legends with Jeff Belanger

Jeff BelangerTuesday, July 7th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. on Zoom

Gather ‘round the virtual campfire with Jeff Belanger, one of New England’s premiere storytellers! For over 20 years, Jeff has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. New England Legends offers a tour of haunts, monsters, aliens, and weird history from our region. Based on Jeff’s popular weekly podcast and his Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and Amazon Prime, the program presents highlights from his own adventures and work. The bizarre is closer than you think!

Prior to the program you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting.

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WPL @ Your Doorstep Limited Delivery Service Now Available

WPL @ Your Doorstep logoWe are offering a limited delivery service to Wallingford residents who have a valid library card and are confined to their home due to COVID-19 and/or have a disability and do not have a household member to pick up and return library materials.

Applicants should contact Deborah Ward at (203) 284-6458 or dward@wallingfordlibrary.org to request an enrollment application and a reading interest form. Once enrolled, materials will be delivered to the recipient’s home and left at a designated area by a volunteer or staff member. There will be no physical contact between the recipient and the volunteer. Volunteers are not permitted to enter the home to drop-off or pick-up materials. No library card? Wallingford residents may apply online for a card anytime or call us at (203)265-6754 during library hours.

 

Write a Letter to the Library: Be a Part of Our COVID-19 Archival Project

Letters to the Library logoIt can be easy to think of history as the past. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that history happens every day. This is why we have launched an archival project called Letters to the Library, where we are gathering and sharing community members’ responses about this historic time. We need your help with this project! You could even win a gift card to the Wallingford business of your choice. Learn more…

Virtual VITA Tax Assistance

tax formDue to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Government has extended the federal income tax filing deadline to July 15, 2020.

Free tax assistance is available virtually for those who earned less than $56,000 in 2019. Complete a VITA Intake Form to start the process.

If you have limited access to technology, please call (860)225-1084 ext. 315.