At Home With Wilton Library
March 17, 2021
Seeing Green
Wishing the luck of the Irish to one and all today! We're spotting lots of green about -- spring is just a few days away on March 20. If you're hankering for a change of scenery, may we suggest a fictional one? We've got road trip reads on the menu today as well as books set in and about the land of Éire. Looking for some new nonfiction? Check out the latest releases highlighting history and current events. Additionally, we unveil LinkedIn Learning and serve up an eclectic offering of programs, including Wilton Reads 2021, to keep you informed, enriched, inspired, and connected. Find all the colors at Wilton Library.
Fuel Your Wanderlust with Road Trip Reads
A great book has the power to take you along for the ride. Everyone is familiar with the iconic Kerouac classic On the Road. Explore further -- there is a library’s worth of great, off-the-beaten-track road-trip literature to be discovered. Click here to get started on some journeys that go far beyond the great American road trip.
Wilton Reads 2021 Events
Please join us for programs that provide opportunities for insight and conversation about our Wilton Reads 2021 selection, Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey. Copies of the book are available to borrow. If you wish to buy a copy, please click here to purchase from Elm Street Books; a portion of the proceeds benefits Wilton Library. Please click on the dates for more program details and registration for the Zoom links, as all programs are virtual. is now LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning (formerly is an online learning site offering 13,000+ courses of video instruction. Available in English and six other languages, courses cover topics including software, such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as business skills and career development. The first time you log into LinkedIn Learning, you will need your Wilton Library card and PIN (the last four digits of your phone number). You do not need a general LinkedIn account to use this resource. Get started with LinkedIn Learning here.
Stories for St. Patrick's Day
Storytelling is a unique part of Irish culture and heritage. Rich and dramatic tales of warriors, battles, and ordinary people were passed on orally for centuries. These selections, both fiction and nonfiction, capture some of the intimate texture of this tradition along with providing a vivid portrait of Irish history and landscape.
Wilton Reads 2021 Teen Book Giveaway
Now through Friday, March 19 from 3-6pm at the Drive-Thru
In support of Wilton Reads 2021, we are offering teens in grades 8-12 a limited number of free copies of The Black Friend: On Being A Better White Person by Frederick Joseph. Many thanks to Kim and Mike Healy for sponsoring this initiative. Teens can pick up their complimentary copy at the Drive-Thru on Godrey Place through Friday, March 19th from 3-6pm while supplies last.
Recent Releases -- History & Current Events
Whether you're interested in ancient Greece or modern peace, you'll find the world -- past and present -- in these recent releases highlighting history and current events. Prefer another fiction or nonfiction genre? Sign up for monthly recommendations here.
Long-Term Care Insurance with the CT Partnership for Long-Term Care
Wednesday, March 24 @5pm via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Please join us for an informative presentation on securing long-term care insurance with the assistance of the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care, a program of the state's Office of Policy and Management. If you’re 40+, long-term care insurance approved by the State’s Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care could be part of your retirement plan. It's affordable and provides asset protection, protects against inflation, and gives you peace of mind through your retirement years. REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
Poetry Discussion with Janet Krauss: The Poetry of Mary Oliver
Tuesday, March 23 @10:30am via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Please join us as Janet Krauss leads a discussion of a selection of poems by Mary Oliver. A readings packet will be emailed in advance of the program. REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
CT Poetry Workshop
Friday, March 19 @10:30am via ZOOM REGISTER HERE
Please join us on Zoom for the next CT Poetry Society workshop. All that's required is the willingness to share some poetry that you have written by reading it aloud to the group. REGISTER HERE in order to receive the invitation link to the Zoom session.
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