June 25 - July 1, 2018
News
  • The library's Summer Hours begin on Sunday, June 24. Wilton Library will be closed on Sundays from June 24 through September 2. We will resume our regular 1-5pm Sunday hours on September 9.
  • Calling all adult Wilton artists -- entries wanted for our 74th Annual Summer Show Art Exhibition. Click here for details and entry forms.
Here's what's happening the week of June  25 - July 1.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Please Give Today - Wilton Library's 2017-2018 Annual Appeal ends June 30
We need your support! Our fiscal year is coming to a close on June 30th and we are still short  $12,975 for 
our annual Friends fundraising campaign. Every donation helps. Did you know that  25% of the library's budget has to be raised each year through community fundraising efforts?  It is with these resources that 100% of the books, DVDs, CDs and digital services can be purchased and made available for patrons like you to borrow or download. Funds raised benefit the entire community by sustaining the Library's collections, programs, technology and services . Click here to donate now .
Summer Music & More Concert Series kicks off June 28
Thursdays from 5 to 6:30pm, rain or shine
June 28, July 12, 19 & 26
All are welcome to our 18th year of the Summer Music & More series - the concerts and refreshments are free thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Village Market and wine donation from Michael Crystal. The line-up:
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Ellen Mueller
Monday, June 25 @6pm
June brings Ellen Mueller to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Much of Ellen's artistic practice embraces contrast, both visually and conceptually. Her current project is a series of intimate-scale multimedia drawings and collages focusing on ideas of survival featuring imagery of tasks and tools useful to survivalists throughout time. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library.  More info & register
WLA/SCORE - SWOT Business Planning
Tuesday, June 26 @6pm 
SCORE of Fairfield County, Wilton Library and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce present a seminar that will provide prospective business owners with the tools they need to create an effective business plan. A SWOT analysis will assist in developing a proactive, real-world business strategy that is focused, realistic and tailored to your business. Participants will learn what SWOT stands for, what the analysis is and how to best use it and more. Speaker is Dr. Harvey Hoffman. More info & register
Children's 'Reading is Out of This World' Summer Reading Kick-Off 
Kick-off party: Friday, June 29 @1pm
Summer reading registration begins June 27, reading program runs through September 3
It's time for children pre-K through grade 6 to prepare for takeoff to our 'Summer Reading is Out of This World' program. Launch party is set for June 29 with a 'spaced out' celebration in the Brubeck Room. There will be games, a bouncy house and more! Drop-in for the kick-off party. The Reading is Out of This World program stimulates kids' imaginations with wonderful stories and fun activities while learning about space. Drop-in story times, drop-in activities, large-group enrichment, entertainment programs and animal visits are just some of the events planned though August 24. The summer reading program is funded by John and Susan Steitz, with STEAM programs made possible by the Amadeo Family. Reading prizes are sponsored by Goldenberry, Party Zoom, Scoops, Sky Zone, Subway, and Toy Chest. Register here for Children's Summer Reading, beginning on June 27.  More info
Teens 'Reading Takes You Everywhere' Summer Reading Program
Begins July 1, register online here
Wilton Library's online summer reading program for  students entering grades 6-12  kicks off on July 1st and ends on August 25th. Registration takes place online through Wandoo Reader and then allows participants to track their reading anywhere they go. All that's needed is a good book and internet connection. Age-appropriate reading of any fiction, non-fiction, biography and Manga, makes students eligible for gift certificates in the weekly drawing plus a chance to win a $100 VISA card at the end of the summer. Sponsored by the John and Patricia Curran Teen Fund.  More info
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, June 25 @1pm
Weekly drop-in session
on the Library's second floor
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