February 10 - 16, 2020
News
  • Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, February 17, for the Presidents' Day holiday. Please note that you can still enjoy the benefits of the library 24/7 through the Digital Library on our website. Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines, stream music and videos, learn a language or a new tech skill.
  • Need a gift for your Valentine? Check out the Valentine's Day-themed book sale shelves on display now through February 20 in our Gallery. You'll find sweet deals in lovely condition.
  • The library is replacing some worn carpeting beginning February 13 and finishing up by February 24. The bulk of the project will be handled after hours therefore the impact will be minimal. However, you may find some things have been moved temporarily. Reference librarians are available to help you find materials if they are out of order. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Here's what's happening the week of February 10 - 16.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Author Talk: Jill Santopolo - More Than Words
Monday, February 10 @7pm
National and international bestselling author of The Light We Lost, Jill Santopolo, visits Wilton Library to discuss her latest book, More Than Words. It is a heartbreaking and romantic novel about grief, loss, love, and self-discovery, and how we choose which life we are meant to live. A Q&A will follow the talk. No charge. Book signing and purchase will be available courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Media sponsor is GOOD Morning WiltonMore info & register
Wilton Library Readers - Red at the Bone
Wednesday, February 12 @12pm
Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson. Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. Group meets second Wednesday of each month through June. All are welcome. Click here for a complete listing of group meetings and titles.  More info & register
WLA/SCORE: What Legal Business Issue Would You Like to Ask a Lawyer?
Wednesday, February 12 @6pm
SCORE of Fairfield County, Wilton Library,  and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce present a program that will allow you to ask a panel of lawyers your business law questions. In this interactive workshop, attorneys Ronald Bellenot and Ed Kelleher, who each have varied backgrounds for business entities, will address several legal areas such as: Partnership vs LLC vs Sole Proprietor; Employee or Contract worker, risks if incorrect; Contract Risks; plus audience questions. Media sponsor is The Wilton Bulletin More info & registration link 
CT Poetry Society Workshop
Saturday, February 15 @2pm
Please join us 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. To facilitate discussion, space is limited.  More info & register
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Breast Cancer Survivors' Support Group
Tuesday, February 11 @6pm
Post-treatment breast cancer survivors are invited to join in this monthly support group led by Nina Marino, LCSW. Nina was the Clinical Director of the former Breast Cancer Survival Center and is a breast cancer survivor.  More info & register
Call for Entries -- Wilton Arts Council FOCUS '20 Photo Exhibit 
Entry drop-off at the library: Saturday, February 29 from 10:30am - 4:30pm & Sunday, March 1 from 1:30 - 4:30pm 
Wilton Arts Council is seeking photography entries for its Focus '20 Photo Exhibit taking place at the library from March 7 - 27. Prizes are awarded in three divisions -  adults, high school students, and youths (through eighth grade) - and for Best in Show. The reception and awards presentation is March 13. For more information, regulations, sponsors and to download the entry form, visit wiltonarts.org or call 203-834-9986. 
Save the Date for Upcoming Events 
Here are a few upcoming programs and library events that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars and click the dates for more information: 
  • February 18: Author Talk: Daryl Beyers - The New Gardener's Handbook
  • February 20: The Treaties of Sèvres and Lausanne - Case Studies of Diplomatic Nonsense
  • February 26: Wilton Land Conservation Trust: Putting Back What Nature Intended
  • March 21: Human Library
  • March 28: 125th Anniversary Gala at Rolling Hills Country Club
Stitch Time for Knitters & Crocheters
Monday, Feb. 10 @1pm 
Drop-in session
Electronic Embroidering
Tuesday, Feb. 11 @6pm OR 
Wednesday, Feb. 12 @10am
Click dates to register
Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter
Thursday, Feb. 13 @10am OR
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Book Folding Art
Wednesday, Feb. 12 @6pm
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