• Read Furious Hours by Casey Cep and join us for an exciting lineup of events culminating in a visit from the author on Monday, April 6th at 7 pm

Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees – Documentary Screening & Discussion

Call of the Forest movie posterTuesday, March 3rd, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Visionary scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger takes us on a poetic journey of stunning beauty into the ancient forests of the northern hemisphere. Weaving ancestral wisdom with recent scientific discoveries, the film illuminates the vital ways that trees sustain all life on the planet. Call of the Forest beckons us to rekindle our evolutionary relationship to the trees, in order to solve many of the world’s problems; from climate change to human health.

This program is part of the Gray-Wulff Environmental Series. No registration required.

Now Accepting Applications for Wallingford Poet Laureate

laurel wreathThe mission of Wallingford’s Poet Laureate Program is to communicate the value of poetry and use poetry as a means to inspire, inform, and entertain the community. The Poet Laureate of the Town of Wallingford serves as an ambassador of the community’s vibrant literary life, promoting its literary community, and celebrating the written word.

Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 29th.

To be considered, a nominee must be a poet and resident of Wallingford or employed in Wallingford, and available and willing to collaborate with other poets to develop and present poetry-related activities that address the objectives of the laureate program.