October 28 - November 3, 2019
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  • So many thanks to our  2019 Innovation Day community for their hard work and creativity in making the day such a hands-on success. Our gratitude and appreciation go to event sponsors Wilton Hardware and Ring's End, our media sponsor GOOD Morning Wilton, and all the innovators, creators and the curious who supported the day.  Click here to see the photos.
  • Be sure to stop by the library this Saturday, October 26, between 2:30-4:30pm for a sweet treat during Wilton's annual Pumpkin Parade. Visit our 2019 Halloween ScarePigeon perched on the lamppost across from the library. The Pigeon is based on the beloved children's books by Mo Willems.
Here's what's happening the week of Oct. 28 - Nov. 3.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
2019 League of Women Voters Candidate Forum for BOE and P&Z 
Tuesday, October 29 @6:30pm 
The Wilton League of Women Voters, Wilton Library, and GOOD Morning Wilton co-sponsor a forum at which voters can meet candidates running for the Board of Education and Planning & Zoning.  Questions for the candidates may be submitted in advance through the Wilton League of Women Voters at wilton2019@optonline.net. Registration is highly recommended.  More info & register
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Flu Shot Clinic
Saturday, November 2 from 10-11:30am
Flu shots are available to anyone age 4+; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No appointment needed. Cost of the flu shot is $50 payable by cash or check or it can be billed directly to select insurance plans. High dose vaccine is available to persons age 65+ at a cost of $70. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. For questions, call the Flu Info-line at 203-762-8958, extension 444. More info
Paint It Up!
Tuesday, October 29 @6pm
Come join us for a fun and relaxing evening. We'll supply the canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces to copy and inspire you. No art experience required. Just a desire to pick up a brush, have fun and let your inner self out! A $5 fee covers the cost of materials. For adults, ages 18+.  More info & register
Author Talk: Steve Gillon - America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Tuesday, November 12 @7pm
Through the lens of their decades-long friendship and including exclusive interviews and details from previously classified documents, noted historian and bestselling author Steven M. Gillon examines John F. Kennedy Jr.'s life and legacy from before his birth to the day he died. In America's Reluctant Prince, Gillon covers the highs, the lows, and the surprising incidents, viewpoints, and relationships that John never discussed publicly, revealing the full story behind JFK Jr.'s complicated and rich life. Q&A will follow the talk. Gillon is the scholar-in-residence at the History Channel and a professor of history at the University of Oklahoma. No charge.  More info & register
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Save the Date -- Destroy Your Hard Drive Fundraiser
Saturday, November 16 from 10am to 2pm 
Are you looking to get rid of your old computer, but worried about all the personal information stored on it? Bring your whole computer to Wilton Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Singularity Technology, Wilton Library's Robotics Team, will take it apart for you and destroy your hard drive. You can wait and watch or just drop and go! This is a team fundraiser. $20 minimum donation per computer. Receipts provided.  More info
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, Oct. 28 @1pm
Drop-in session

Embroidering with the Janome Memory Craft
Monday, Oct. 28 @10:30am
Making Gifts with the Cricut Die Cutter
Friday, Nov. 1 @3:30pm
New Life for Old Videos
Sunday, Nov. 3  @2pm

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:
 
  • November 7: From Tension to Tenderness: Healing the Mother/Adult Daughter Relationship
  • November 8: Friday Evening Literary Salon
  • November 11: How to Pay for College
  • November 14: National Alzheimer's Awareness Month Panel Discussion
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