September 17 - 23, 2018
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  • Thanks to all who purchased tickets for the 19th Annual Ladies' SoirĂ©e; the event is sold out. Many thanks to our committee, silent auction donors and to all our sponsors: Catamount Wealth Management, Georgetown Orthodontics, Olympian Fencing Studio, TracyLocke, and our media sponsors  GOOD Morning Wilton and
    Wilton Magazine.
Here's what's happening the week of September 17 - 23.
Click here for a listing of the full month's events.
Awesome Autumn Book Sale, Sept. 22-25
Saturday, Sept. 22, 9-10am early buying, $5 admission; 10am-5pm, free admission
Sunday, Sept. 23, 1-5pm, free admission
Monday, Sept. 24, 10am-5pm, free admission & half-price items
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 10am-4pm, free admission & $5 per bag of books
We have everyone covered; from Tots to Teens in the Brubeck Room and a full Book Cellar of more than 50 categories of books, DVDs, CDs, and special value items for golfers, gardeners, history buffs and more. Everything is new since our April sale. Proceeds benefit the library.  More info
Author Talk: Julie Morgenstern - Time to Parent
Monday, September 17 @10am
Bestselling organizational guru Julie Morgenstern sheds light on organizing your life to bring out the best in your child and you in Time to Parent. Morgenstein offers concrete ways to structure and spend true quality time with your kids and provides a roadmap for strategies to help parents organize their job of parenting. Morgenstern is the author of bestsellers Organizing from the Inside Out and Time Management from the Inside Out. She has shared her expertise on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, and more. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books.  More info & register
Lessons Learned from Running a Business
Thursday, September 20 @6pm
SCORE of Fairfield County, Wilton Library, and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce present a workshop that will share a set of lessons learned during the daily operations of a business. Spanning sales, operations, finance, human resources and more, each scenario is presented in a problem-faced/lesson learned format. The lessons presented apply to businesses of all types. Speaker is Matthew Krieger, a technologist and executive with experience in information technology, manufacturing, publishing and fundraising. Click here to register with SCORE or call 203-831-0065. 
AARP Driver Safety Class
Saturday, September 22 @10am
The AARP Driver Safety Program is designed especially for drivers age 50+. This single session, four-hour course covers the normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with ageing and provides practical techniques on how to adjust to these changes, along with learning to operate vehicles more safely. There are no written or driving tests; classroom only. More info & register
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Is the ACT or SAT Best for Me?
Monday, September 17 @6:30pm
Join Priyanka Shingala to learn about the purpose and the differences between the ACT and SAT college entrance exams. Topics explored include how much weight they carry in your application; the breakdown of each exam; what's considered a good score; which one is best for you; taking the optional essays; which universities don't require exam scores and more. Students receive a set of questions to be worked through together during the session. For high school students, but parents also welcome. More info & register
Win JetBlue Tickets! Proceeds Benefit the  Singularity Technology Robotics Team
Through Friday, September 28 @3pm
Dreaming of a getaway? Enter our JetBlue drawing to win two travel vouchers to go anywhere JetBlue flies. $20 for one chance or 3/$50. Buy tickets online now or stop by the front desk to enter. Travel vouchers are valid between October 10, 2018 through October 10, 2019. Proceeds benefit Singularity Technology, Wilton Library's award-winning robotics team. The drawing will be held at 3pm on September 28. More info
Aranci 67 Restaurant Donates Proceeds to Library
Thursday, September 20 at 5:30pm & 8pm
Julia Perillo, owner of Aranci 67 in Wilton Center; Antonio Perillo, Executive Chef and owner; and their son Paolo are generously opening their hearts and restaurant for a fundraiser  in memory of Phillip Lauria, son of library executive director Elaine Tai-Lauria and her husband Phil Lauria. There will be two seatings on Thursday, Sept. 20; the first at 5:30pm and the second at 8pm, both offering an expanded prix fixe menu. Fifty-percent of the evening's proceeds will be donated to Wilton Library's Cornerstone Endowment Fund in Phillip's name. Those wishing to participate in this thoughtful gesture should make reservations in advance directly with the restaurant at 203-587-1300.
Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters
Monday, September 17 @1pm
Weekly drop-in session, 
meeting held on the library's second floor
New Life for Old Videos
Monday, September 17 @11am
Scanning Slides into Digital Images
Tuesday, September 18 @6pm
Enhancing Your Pictures with Photoshop
Thursday, September 20 @2pm
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