December 17 - 23, 2018
News
  • The Holiday Book Sale, now open in the gallery, is a shopper's delight. Featuring a large array of pristine books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks, all merchandise is perfect for holiday gift-giving. As items are sold, new ones appear daily so stop by often. Sale runs through January 2. There is something for everyone!
  • Wilton Library will be closed for the holidays December 24, 25, 31 & January 1. We wish you a joyous holiday season and a New Year filled with peace and happiness!
Here's what's happening the week of December 17 - 23.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Please support the Annual Friends Campaign
Your gift to the Annual Appeal - Friends Campaign enables us to provide the programs, services, collections, and technology that make Wilton Library the center for enrichment in our community. Roughly 25 cents of every dollar of our budget needs to come from private donations. Please make your tax-deductible donation here today. Thank you for your support!
Make Marbleized and Glitter Ornaments
This Thursday, December 13 @1pm 
Still room left in this DIY craft class -- swing by the Innovation Station and create two unique ornaments: one marbleized and one with glitter. They make great gifts or keepsakes! For ages 18+. $5 per two, payable upon arrival.  More info & register 
American Red Cross Blood Drive 
Thursday, December 20 from 1 to 6:30pm
Give the gift of life this holiday season and donate blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive. To sign up, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1.800.733.2767) or go to www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins also welcome. More info 
How Sweet It Is In Wilton -- Gingerbread House Contest Creations  Now on Display  
Vote until Dec. 18 @12pm; on display through January 2
It's a gingerbread takeover at Wilton Library! The response to the community gingerbread contest has been overwhelming. We encourage all to visit the library to appreciate the talent, creativity and holiday spirit of the community in replicating favorite town buildings, houses and landmarks in such a delicious fashion. More than 30 creations on display. Be sure to vote for your favorite. Winners announced at 4pm on Dec. 19. 
Free Holiday Downloads with Hoopla
While you're relaxing with family and friends, enjoy a favorite holiday movie or music instantly with free digital downloads or streaming from Hoopla Digital. Music is available to borrow for 7 days; movies and TV shows check out for 3 days. The automatic return feature eliminates late fees. All you need is a Wilton Library card to get started. Get Hoopla now.
Find your Next Great Read with NextReads Book Suggestions
As part of our ongoing mission to encourage reading, Wilton Library offers Next Reads, whereby you can find ideas for your next book through our monthly emails containing genre-based reading suggestions. There are 15+ genres for all ages to choose from; each email will contain 10 books that link directly to our catalog so you can easily reserve them for check-out. You can unsubscribe or change your email selections at any time. Sign-up for Next Reads suggestions here.
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 and to register:
  • January 24 -- Author Talk: Stephanie Land - Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother's Will to Survive
  • January 25 -- Mini Golf Adult Tourney Fundraiser (evening)
  • January 26 -- Mini Golf Family Day Fundraiser 
  • January 31 -- Author Talk: Jacqueline Raposo - The Me Without: A Year Exploring Habit, Healing, and Happiness
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, December 17 @1pm
Weekly drop-in session
on the library's second floor
Email innovation@wiltonlibrary.org to book your holiday crafting time 
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