At Home With Wilton Library
April 8, 2020
While our physical Wilton Library space remains closed, we continue to offer you helpful information as well as 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.
Wednesday Edition
Whether you're working, studying, caring for loved ones, or home alone during this time, here's some information as well as library resources to help keep you informed and entertained.
NEW College Prep Videos from Local Consultants
Wilton Library has partnered with three local experts to discuss college preparedness topics as related to to the Coronavirus outbreak, including changing timelines, essay writing, changes to testing and more. See all the videos here.
Watch this video from Beth & Tim Manners from the Manners Group with essay writing tips.
Watch this video from Priyanka Shingala from Let's Talk College with ideas for all grades on what they should be doing now, along with updates on test dates, college deposit guidelines, etc.
Watch this video from Matt Greene from Matthew Greene Educational Consulting with an overview of what's happening, changes to testing, and addressing a variety of student and family concerns.
College Q&A with Matthew Greene
Monday, April 13 @ 4:30-5:00pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Join educational consultant, Matthew Greene, for a live Q&A session to gain a better understanding of what's happening with college applications, visits, testing and more. Recommended for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Registration is required and space is limited. Must have a Zoom account. An email link will be provided to all registrants. Questions? Please email slauricella@wiltonlibrary.org.
April is Autism Awareness Month -- Learn More with Ebooks & eAudiobooks
April is World Autism Month. Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. These eBooks and eAudiobooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page. See more downloadable resources on Autism here.
Smithsonian's STEM in 30 for Middle-Schoolers
Smithsonian’s STEM in 30 brings fun Science, Technology, Engineering and Math experiences from museum curators, astronauts, and experts in the field direct to middle-schoolers. Shows combine animations, interviews, experiments and unique locations. Fifty archived 30-minute sessions are available to watch online for free. Click here to get started.
Support for Advanced Placement (AP) Students Affected by School Closures
The College Board is providing optional, free online AP classes and a new at-home testing option so existing AP students have the opportunity to earn college credit and placement. Learn more here.
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