At Home With Wilton Library
June 25, 2020
  • Our Drive-Thru is open!
  • Please be patient as we get your holds ready for pickup. Once your items are ready, you will receive an email, text, or phone call and you will have 3 days to pick them up. 
  • Place your holds here in the catalog.
  • All returns should be placed in the blue Returns Bin in the library parking lot. No items will be accepted for return at the Drive-Thru window.
  • The book donation bins remain closed. Please do not leave donations anywhere at the library as we cannot store or disinfect them.
Armchair Travel Thursday
While we may not be traveling very far from home this summer, reading can take you anywhere in this world and beyond. Enjoy these transporting reads selections and experience galactic travel with the Mars Rover. We now offer both our physical and digital collections to get you globetrotting from your own backyard. Try a digital download or place a hold in our catalog and pick-up your physical books at our Drive-Thru. Happy reading and happy travels.
We're getting there! Please Support Wilton Library's  Annual Appeal
We are getting close -- but aren't there yet -- to our Annual Appeal goal for the library's fiscal year ending June 30. The Annual Appeal is a critical ingredient to Wilton Library's success. These donations fund 100% of the purchase of all of the books, movies, and technology as well as the support of countless programming opportunities throughout the year, making Wilton Library the intellectual and cultural heart of Wilton.  Please give to Wilton Library today. Any donation amount is appreciated. Your donation is tax deductible since the library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Be a part of our donor wall and help Wilton Library meet our goal.
Spotlight on Armchair Travel Reads
Getting lost in a book -- it's more than just a turn of phrase. With a truly great read, your mind experiences the sights, smells, and sounds of the places described in the pages. Here are some of our favorite armchair travel books to transport you and no passport is required.  These Armchair Travel eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page .
Say Ciao, Guten Tag , Konnichiwa and more with  Online Language Learning
Travel the world by learning a language at home. Check out our digital resource  Transparent Language Online. You can learn over 90 languages on your computer or mobile device for free, all you need is your Wilton Library card.  Click here to get started.
Take a Trip Down Under -- Ebooks & eAudiobooks
Enjoy a trip down under from your favorite reading nook with these fiction eBooks and eAudiobooks set in Australia and New Zealand. These Take a Trip Down Under selections may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Travel to Mars with the Perseverance Rover
Live Webcast on June 30 @4pm YouTube Link Here
The Perseverance Rover will launch this summer and head to Jezero Crater on Mars, where it will land at the foot of a river delta. The American Museum of Natural History’s Carter Emmart will lead a virtual exploration of this exciting landing site using OpenSpace, NASA-supported software. During the live webcast, attendees will be able to interact with NASA scientists by asking questions (using the chat feature) that relate to NASA’s 2020 Mars Mission. Set yourself a reminder -- this YouTube Link is live June 30 @4pm. More info
From Bach to Brubeck: Counterpoint, Rhythm, & Improvisation with Gil Harel and Chris Brubeck
Friday, June 26 @5-6:30pm via Zoom  REGISTER HERE
(Just a few ZOOM spots remain; register for the waitlist to receive the live YouTube streaming link)
Gil Harel and Chris Brubeck trace the relationship between the music of the great composer and instrumentalist Johann Sebastian Bach and that of jazz legend Dave Brubeck in this entertaining and informative online program. During this program, Dr. Gil Harel, Assistant Professor of Music, NVCC, will discuss the connection between these remarkable musicians born 235 years apart. He will be joined in this endeavor by famed performer, composer, and son of Dave Brubeck, Chris Brubeck, mixing academic presentation with anecdotal reflection. Questions? Email
Decorate Your House for the Fourth of July Contest
Judging is July 2 SIGN UP HERE
Show your Fourth of July spirit at home! The Town of Wilton, Wilton Senior Center, and Wilton Library are sponsoring a Fourth of July House Decorating Contest. Decorate your house based on a Fourth of July or America theme. Decorations should be visible from the street. Judging will take place on July 2nd. First place wins free parking pass to the 2021 Wilton Fireworks! Prizes for 2nd and 3rd place too! See the flyer here and SIGN UP HERE.
Find a Job - Wilton Library Can Help! Get a Skills Upgrade with
Tuesday, June 30 @12-1pm via Zoom   REGISTER HERE
This session will feature great career-building and job-hunting resources that are available on with your Wilton Library card. Melissa Baker, Wilton Library's Media and Digital Services Librarian, will deliver the overview of this important resource. includes career-path guidance, tutorials on interviewing and negotiating salary, and thousands of video courses on every kind of software, all with the ability to easily post a course-completion certificate on The last session in the series is on July 2, Live Help for All Stages of Job Hunting with JobNow.
REGISTER HERE to receive the invitation to the June 30 Zoom meeting.
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