At Home With Wilton Library
August 26, 2020
Savoring Summer This Week
The end of summer is fast approaching and soon it will be time to remember what day of the week it is again. Savor these last lazy days with a day trip close to home or a fun seasonal read. We've also got some great programs to close out the summer and usher in the fall. Be sure to mark your calendar for lots of activity, At Home with Wilton Library.
There's still time to squeeze in a few more day trips and make the most of your summer, staying close to home. Take one of these Day Trip books on the road and discover adventures you can enjoy just a quick ride away. These titles may be reserved in the catalog and picked up at the Drive-Thru, downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Summer Reading Superstars
What a town of readers we have! Thanks to all who participated in our summer reading programs for children, adults and teens. Our teens alone read 40,731 hours! Congratulations to the teen grand prize winner, Diya Vijit Nair (pictured here) who received a gift certificate sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund, and one of our two adult winners is Stephanie Bellino; both will receive $25 Chamber of Commerce gift certificates donated by Fairfield County Bank.
Just One More -- Summer Reading Fun
There's still time to add another star to your own summer reading chart with one of these seasonal selections that feature 'summer' in the title. They're fun, quick and entertaining. These titles may be reserved in the catalog and picked up at the Drive-Thru, downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
“Bee” The Change: Protect Wilton’s Rivers by Joining the Pollinator Pathway
Monday, August 31 @7-8:30pm via Zoom  REGISTER HERE
Wilton Library, Trout Unlimited, the Norwalk River Watershed Association, and the Wilton Land Conservation Trust present a webinar series on Wilton’s Comstock Brook -- its importance as a trout brook, threats to its health, and what we can do to restore it. Please join us for “Bee” The Change: Protect Wilton’s Rivers by Joining the Pollinator Pathway and learn how you can play a role in protecting and conserving this precious stream. REGISTER HERE with Trout Unlimited in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters on Zoom
Monday, August 31 @1-2pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Zoom session 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 HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Wilton Library Readers: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
Wednesday, September 9 @12-1:30pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Looking for a virtual book club? Please join us for Wilton Library's informal lunchtime book discussion series, Wilton Library Readers. Everyone is welcome and the group meets the second Wednesday of every month from September through June. Using Zoom, professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses our September selection, Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips. Click here to see the Fall 2020 titlesREGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Sept. 9 Zoom session.
Today is Women's Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. The amendment was introduced in 1878. In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. Click here to learn more. Visit Wilton Library's website for more information on the Ratification of the 19th Amendment and a curated selection of resources commemorating 100 years of women's right to vote.
Wait, there's more! Mark Your Calendars for these Virtual September Programs ...
  • September 15 -- From Spectacle Swamp to Long Island Sound: Growing Up Fishing Comstock Brook
  • September 22 -- Poetry Discussion with Janet Krauss: The Poetry of Billy Collins
  • September 23 -- WLA/WHS Scholarly Series: Jazzed Up: The History of Jazz in America - Brenda Earle Stokes
Some Important Notes...
  • Please return all materials to the blue Returns Bin in the library parking lot.
  • Returned materials don’t come off your account the day you return them; materials are disinfected and quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. Please allow 4 days for your account to be updated.
  • The Drive-Thru hours are M-F from 10-6 and Saturdays from 10-5; closed Sundays for the summer.
  • Place your holds here in the catalog. Please wait for a text, email or phone call to let you know your hold is ready before coming to the window.
  • The book donation bins remain closed.
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