At Home With Wilton Library
October 14, 2020
Autumn Cooking & Reading
If you're looking for the perfect fall read or recipe, you've come to the right place. We've got a savory selection of new fall cookbooks to expand your culinary repertoire, whether your 'jam' is plant-based or omnivorous. Need the perfect fall read? Check out our recommendations for atmospherically autumn books to get you reading whilst wrapped in a cozy sweater. We've also got a full slate of Zooming programs highlighting Social Security, cooking, knitting, and our Wilton Reads book. So focus on fall and be sure to visit Wilton Library virtually, at the Drive-Thru, or in-person by appointment.
Dive into Fall Cookbooks
From pumpkin pie to colorful walks to Halloween candy, fall delights all the senses. You feel the chill in the air, hear the crunch of the leaves and smell autumn in all its goodness. It's the perfect season to try some new recipes to warm you from the inside out and enhance dining-at-home experiences. We’ve rounded up some new fall cookbooks perfect for omnivores as well as plant-based eaters.
Are You Prepared? Social Security Strategies To Maximize Benefits & Your Retirement
Wednesday, October 21 @12pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE OR
Wednesday, October 21 @5pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
When to collect Social Security may be the single most important decision you make in context of planning your retirement. This is a great opportunity to learn KEY CONCEPTS you need to know BEFORE applying for Social Security. Depending on your age, Social Security filing strategies may boost lifetime benefits and increase retirement income by tens of thousands. Two sessions of the same programs are offered; click the registration link of your choice above to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Atmospheric Books to Read this Autumn
It can be argued that fall is the most wonderful season of the year. Highlights include crunchy leaves, sweater weather, pumpkin and apple everything, and cozy reading. Join Team Autumn with a selection from this autumn vibes reading list and complete the picture with your favorite blanket and beverage.
Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters on Zoom
Monday, October 19 @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 with any questions. REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
The Cookbook Connection: A Virtual Recipe Swap on Zoom
Tuesday, October 27 @5-6pm via Zoom   REGISTER HERE
Join us to share a new recipe or dig up an old favorite. You can make a recipe to show to the group or just come as you are. Feel free to bring a beverage. Let us know which cookbooks you're using or where you find your menu inspiration. For this meeting, let’s explore soup! REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Wilton Reads - Book Discussion - Tales of the Jazz Age
Wednesday, October 28 @12pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE OR
Tuesday, November 3 @7pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Join professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar as we discuss Wilton Library's Wilton Reads 2020 selection, Tales of the Jazz Age, by F. Scott Fitzgerald via Zoom. Feel free to bring your lunch or favorite beverage as we travel back to the Jazz Age! Questions? Please email Two discussion sessions are offered; click the registration link of your choice above to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Express Services By Appointment
Available Mondays - Saturdays, 11am-3pm, by appointment
The Wilton Library building is now reopened for in-person Express Services by appointment. You may browse and borrow new books, Quick Pick selections, book group books, large print books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs and puzzles. The Children’s Library, Teen Services and adult internet computers also will be available by appointment during these times.
  • For adult appointments & adult computer sessions, call 203-762-6350
  • For Children's Library appointments (ages 8+, limited to a family of five), call 203-762-6336
  • For Teen Services appointments, call 203-762-6342
Click here to see all the details about Express Services by appointment. Drive-Thru Service hours remain Mondays - Fridays from 10-6, and Saturdays from 10-5.
Wait, there's more!
  • Job hunting? Get help with resume writing and job interviews, learn skills for a job or career change as well as find information on companies and job listings with the library's Jobs & Career Resources
  • You can still sign up for the Oct. 15th program, Online Medicare Bootcamp
  • Click the links to see What's Zooming at Wilton Library this October for adults and children/teens
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