October 14 - 20, 2019
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  • Get picking this weekend at  Wilton Kiwanis Club's Pumpkin Patch, located at the Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Many thanks to Kiwanis for donating proceeds from sales on Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13 to benefit the
    Children's Library
  • We will be closed Monday, October 14, in observance of Columbus Day
  • Thank you to all of the guests, sponsors, community partners, silent auction and in-kind donors, and everyone who made our 20th Annual Ladies' SoirĂ©e -- Silent Disco -- such a huge success in support of Wilton Library.  Click here to see the photos.
  • Wilton Library will close early at 5pm on Thursday, October 17 to set up for the  Author Talk with Scott Pelley. Both registration and the wait list are full for this event.
Here's what's happening the week of October 14 - 20.
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Innovation Day 
Saturday, October 19 from 1-5pm
Discover, Dabble, Do-It-Yourself at Wilton Library's annual Innovation Day! Join us for a festival of making, creating and demonstrating. Explore, Try, Learn and Have Fun! Test out virtual reality; ride a Hovercraft; try your hand at calligraphy or Zentangle Art; make jewelry, gift tags, button pins and thumbprint magnets; experiment with LEDs; watch 3-D printing; meet the Wilton Library Robotics team; get a Henna or spray tattoo; paint pumpkins donated by Wilton Kiwanis; meet four-legged friends from ROAR and Mutt-i-grees; have a Green Screen photo taken; meet a silk screen artist and a quilter who makes her own dyes; personalize a luggage tag and so much more! Bubble & Brew will be parked outside selling their delicious drinks and baked goods. The day is free and open to all ages! Certain activities will have a nominal fee to offset costs. Thanks to our sponsors Wilton Hardware and Ring's End and media sponsor GOOD Morning Wilton. More info
CT's Own Concert: Nick Revel - Letters To My Future Self - Original Works for Electroacoustic Viola
Sunday, October 20 @4pm
Wilton's own Nick Revel, a violist, improviser, composer, and educator, will perform his debut album, which he has transformed into a solo concert. His performance will take the audience on a musical journey through the inside of his mind and break preconceived notions of what a viola can do in a constantly morphing soundscape of genres. Nick is the founding violist of PUBLIQuartet which has been presented by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the MET Museum, the National Gallery, Carnegie Hall, Joyce Theater, Dizzy's Coca Cola Club, and Newport Jazz Festival. No charge. More info & register.
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Breast Cancer Survivors' Support Group
Tuesday, October 15 @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
Author Talk: Scott Pelley - Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter's Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times
Thursday, October 17 @7pm 
In Truth Worth Telling, the former CBS Evening News anchor and much admired 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley reflects upon some of his most dramatic, moving, and inspiring encounters in the field and how they exemplify what is good about humanity both in America and abroad. With straightforward storytelling skills of a seasoned journalist, Pelley shares private recollections of very public moments as well as intimate portraits of courage, hope, determination and humanity. As a counterbalance to the divisive partisanship that has split the nation, Pelley offers a book about values, ethics, and the importance of telling the truth. Q&A will follow the talk. The event is free. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Media sponsor is GOOD Morning Wilton. Wilton Library will close early at 5pm this day to set-up for program. Both registration & wait list are full for this event.
Night Time Knitters
Tuesday, October 15 @6pm
Grab your needles and yarn and come join this informal group. Make friends, get tips and share ideas while working on your own project. Drop-in session. No registration required. No fee. Additional Night Time Knitters sessions are scheduled for Tuesday evenings, October 22, November 12, 19 & 26.
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:
 
  • October 22: 2019 League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: BOS and BOF
  • October 23: WGG/WLA Bag It: Film Screening and Discussion
  • October 24: Medicare Bootcamp 
  • October 29: 2019 League of Women Voters Candidate Forum: BOE and P&Z
  • November 12: Author Talk: Steve Gillon - America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy, Jr.
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