At Home With Wilton Library
April 24, 2020
While Wilton Library remains closed, we continue to offer you helpful information, virtual programming, and selections from our digital library. Digital Library access is provided to Wilton Library cardholders that have a residency in Wilton. If you are a non-Wilton resident, please check with your hometown library for these services. Need a Wilton Library card? Call 203-762-6334 to get one.
TGIF Edition
It's the kick-off to the weekend! Here's some information, ideas and programming to make your weekend time at home fun, productive and entertaining.
Missing Baseball? Slide into a Baseball eBook
Spring training was cancelled and Major League Baseball postponed the start of the season. If you're missing baseball, why not 'play ball' with a baseball themed eBook? These eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters on Zoom
Mondays, April 27, May 4, 11 &18 @1-2pm via Zoom
Drop-in Zoom sessions for crafters of all skill levels. Show off your latest creation, seek advice, and chat about anything while working on your own projects. Please feel free to email CBenjamin@wiltonlibrary.org with any questions. Register for each session individually in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Teen eBooks to Lighten the Mood
Whether they’re holed up in the house or working on the the latest school-at-home assignment, teens need diversions from the unfolding crisis. Check out these teen reads to lighten the mood. These eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Wilton Library Readers on Zoom: Sula , by Toni Morrison
Wednesday, May 13 @12-1:30pm via Zoom REGISTER HERE
Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Sula, by Toni Morrison. Space limited and registration required. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants before the meeting date. Questions? Please email kzeibak@wiltonlibrary.org.
REGISTER HERE to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Listen to a Vintage Concert from the Grateful Dead
Missing that live music vibe? Get out your tie-dye and settle in for some serious jamming this weekend with the Grateful Dead. The Internet Archive has a collection of thousands of their concerts starting from one of their earliest recorded performances in 1966. Missed those classic shows from spring 1977? Let it not fade away. Access 178 Dead albums, including many "official" bootlegs, with Hoopla.
Uncover History Here in Wilton
Take five minutes this weekend to learn about an aspect of Wilton's history you may not be familiar with. These videos are courtesy of the Wilton Historical Society and brought to you by Associate Curator Nick Fosterwatch.
Free SCORE Business Series  for Creative Professionals Continues
Three sessions remain in the free webinar series designed to show creative individuals how to run a successful business. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce, all workshops run from noon to 1pm. Click the dates to register:
  • April 30 -- Just Because You Are An Artist Doesn’t Mean You Have to Starve to Market Your Work 
  • May 5 -- Copyright Basics for Artists, Photographers and Other Creative Types
  • May 14 -- Trademarks for Creatives
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