At Home With Wilton Library
June 18, 2020
We are excited to provide you with Drive-Thru library services beginning Monday, June 22. The blue Returns Bin in the library parking lot is now open for all materials return. No items will be accepted for return at the Drive-Thru window. Click here for all the details you need to know.
Celebrating Dad Thursday
Whether it's your father, grandpa, a favorite uncle, teacher, brother or friend, the men in our lives shape us in ways both large and small. Enjoy this special Father's Day issue, dedicated to the men who love, nurture, and encourage us.
We're getting there! We need your help to get across the finish line
We are more than halfway there to our Matching Gift! A consortium of donors on Wilton Library's Board of Trustees have come together to provide a match of up to $10,000 for all gifts coming in now through June 22nd (11:59pm). We hope you will help us to see double and reach our goal. Your gift of any amount now makes double the impact.
Spotlight on Father's Day Reads
Celebrate Father’s Day with eBooks by or about dads. From humor to inspiring memoirs, these reads feature fathers from all walks of life to commemorate the one in your life. These Father's Day eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Celebrate Dad with an Outdoor Hike or Walk
Admire nature’s beauty by hiking or taking a walk with Dad. Luckily, we have some stunning close-to-home locations to make it special. Check out these nearby venues in Fairfield County:
Additional information on less-traveled trails can be found  here,  thanks to the Connecticut Forest & Park Association. For a full list of state parks  click here.
Lasso Up a Western -- Ebooks Edition
The West has always held a strong place in the American psyche. If you haven't yet tried a Western epic, now's the time to think big and Go West! These Lasso Up a Western eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Find a Job - Wilton Library Can Help! Uncover the Hidden Job Market with Reference USA
Tuesday, June 23 @12-1pm via Zoom  REGISTER HERE
Part of our three-part job search series, this session features TJ Pridell from ReferenceUSA, a free resource you can access with your Wilton Library card through the library's website. This program will assist job seekers to identify a wealth of information that will help them expand their opportunities in the job market. ReferenceUSA allows users to research area businesses and apply to available job openings, create marketing plans, and provide helpful tips on how to strengthen your resume. The next session in the series is Get a Skills Upgrade with on  June 30 .
REGISTER HERE to receive the invitation to the June 23 Zoom meeting.
For Teens - Zentangle Art Workshop
Wednesday, June 24 @ 2-3:30pm via ZOOM   REGISTER HERE
Join Amy, Wilton Library's certified Zentangle instructor, as she guides us through a fun and relaxing Zentangle session. This meditative art form uses simple steps to teach practitioners how to create beautiful patterns. Suitable for anyone who doesn't believe they can draw, as well as experienced artists. For students entering grades 7-12.
REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
For Children: Animal Embassy Presents Dwarfs, Giants and Dragons
Monday, June 22 @ 3-4pm via ZOOM   REGISTER HERE
Children entering grades K and up are invited to join in this critter-filled Animal Embassy program. Meet real life examples from the animal kingdom. In a fun virtual format, Animal Embassy will present creatures such as a giant rabbit, geckos, water dragons and caimans.
REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Click here to register for the Children's Summer Reading Program.
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