August 27 - September 3, 2018
News
  • Wilton Library is closed Sunday and Monday, September 2-3, for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Our regular 1-5pm Sunday hours resume beginning September 9.
  • Planning a post summer getaway? Stay tuned to this space for details to win two round trip tickets on JetBlue to anywhere they fly. Proceeds benefit Singularity Technology, Wilton Library's award winning robotics team.
  • Look for Wilton Library at the   Cannon Grange  Agricultural  Fair and Exhibition  this  Sunday, August 26   at the historic Cannon Grange Hall, 25 Cannon Road.  We will be demonstrating the Lulzbot Taz 6 3-D printer and Vorpal the Hexapod robot. Embroidery, etched items and other crafts will also be on display as well as fruits, vegetables and garden decorations from the Children's Garden Club. 
Here's what's happening the week of August 27 - September 3.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: MaryEllen Hendricks
Monday, August 27 @6pm
August brings MaryEllen Hendricks to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. MaryEllen is a photographer specializing in landscape photography, primarily using primitive and 19th century techniques including the use of large format cameras. Most recently, her work has coalesced around the concept of 'thin places' -- physical places and times of day in which the physical world hints at the presence of the spiritual.  Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library.  More info & register
Author Talk: Robert McWilliams - The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain
Thursday, September 6 @7pm
Robert McWilliams, Scottish by birth but now a US citizen and a Wiltonian, chronicles his ambitious trek across Scotland with this debut book. From Cape Wrath in the northwest to a muddy estuary overlooking England, The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain takes the reader across wild and beautiful landscapes, introduces an ever-changing cast of companions, and passes through communities from remote hamlets to the city of Glasgow. Around every corner, McWilliams explores Scotland's turbulent history and unique cultural and natural heritage. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Media Sponsor is Good Morning Wilton More info & register
Autumn Poetry - Goethe's Faust Part II: A World of Fantasy, Fascination, Fortune and Fate
Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27 @10:30am
In this four-week seminar, Dr. Gerald Weiss will delve into Part Two of Goethe's Faust, the great masterpiece, entering a world of fantasy, fascination, fortune and fate. In this part, Faust continues to strive after the highest possible existence and 'the eternal feminine' with the aid of Mephisto (the devil).  Packets will be available at the Circulation  Desk one week before the first session begins. More info & register
2018 I Love My Librarian Award
Nominations open until October 1 
Honor your favorite librarian with a nomination for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award. Nominations are open until October 1. The award invites library lovers from across the country to recognize how their librarians transform their communities and improve lives. Each year 10 librarians are selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 award, a plaque and participates in the awards ceremony in New York City. More info & nomination link
Save the Date for Upcoming Events 
Here are a few upcoming programs and library events that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars and click the links to register now: 
  • September 6: Daryl Hawk: Distant Journeys Photography Exhibition Reception
  • September 17: Author Talk: Julie Morgenstern - Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You
  • September 22-25: Awesome Autumn Book Sale
  • October 4: 19th Annual Ladies' SoirĂ©e fundraiser - Books, Bubbles & Bling
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, August 27 @1pm
Weekly drop-in session
on the Library's second floor

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