September 3 - 9, 2018
News
  • Wilton Library is closed Sunday and Monday, September 2-3, for the Labor Day holiday weekend. We will be open Saturday, September 1 from 10-5.
  • Our regular 1-5pm Sunday hours resume September 9.
  • Need a getaway? Stay tuned to this space for details to win two round trip tickets on JetBlue to anywhere they fly. Proceeds benefit Singularity Technology, Wilton Library's award-winning robotics team.
Here's what's happening the week of September 3 - 9.
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WNN's Boo-Hoo Woo-Hoo Brunch
Tuesday, September 4 @10am
Wilton Newcomers and Neighbors is partnering with Wilton Library and Realty Seven for its annual back to school 'Boo-Hoo Woo-Hoo' brunch. Traditionally this has been a members-only event held in someone's home, but in concert with the organization's rebranding and updated mission to foster connections within the Wilton community, the event will be held in Wilton Library's Brubeck Room and is open to everyone. Whether you're commiserating or celebrating the first day of school, all community members are invited to come together. Light nibbles and mimosas will be served. The event is free but please register in advance.  More info & register
Daryl Hawk: Distant Journeys Photography Exhibition Reception
Friday, September 7 @6pm
"Daryl Hawk: Distant Journeys," is a 30-year retrospective of color images from around the world by the explorer and international documentary photographer. Hawk's favorite images from North, Central and South America, Cuba, Patagonia, the Arctic, Antarctica, India, Ladakh, Bhutan, and New Zealand will be on display. Reception free and open to the public. The works will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Exhibition runs through Thursday, Oct. 4. Special thanks to our media sponsor, The Wilton Bulletin More info
Author Talk: Robert McWilliams - The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain
Thursday, September 6 @7pm
Robert McWilliams, Scottish by birth but now a US citizen and a Wiltonian, chronicles his ambitious trek across Scotland with this debut book. From Cape Wrath in the northwest to a muddy estuary overlooking England, The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain takes the reader across wild and beautiful landscapes, introduces an ever-changing cast of companions, and passes through communities from remote hamlets to the city of Glasgow. Around every corner, McWilliams explores Scotland's turbulent history and unique cultural and natural heritage. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books. Media Sponsor is Good Morning Wilton More info & register
Autumn Poetry - Goethe's Faust Part II: A World of Fantasy, Fascination, Fortune and Fate
Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27 @10:30am
In this four-week seminar, Dr. Gerald Weiss will delve into Part Two of Goethe's Faust, the great masterpiece, entering a world of fantasy, fascination, fortune and fate. In this part, Faust continues to strive after the highest possible existence and 'the eternal feminine' with the aid of Mephisto (the devil).  Packets will be available at the Circulation  Desk one week before the first session begins. More info & register
19th Annual Ladies' Soirée 
Thursday, October 4 @7pm
Don't miss Wilton Library's signature event for local women. Join us on October 4 for the 19th annual Ladies' Soirée, this year themed Books, Bubbles & Bling. Enjoy wonderful food catered by Marly's Bar & Bistro, fantastic silent auction items, great prizes, a Wine Pull, along with many other opportunities to further support the Library. And we've added an extra hour this year! This event sells out quickly, so don't wait to get your tickets. Tickets are $65. Special thanks to our sponsors Catamount Wealth Management, Georgetown Orthodontics, Olympian Fencing Studio, TracyLocke and our media sponsors Good Morning Wilton and Wilton MagazinePurchase your tickets here. 
How do you Hoopla? 
Featuring over 200,000 music albums, 14,000 movies, and 2,000 TV shows, Hoopla is one-stop-shopping for entertainment for all ages. Download all of this for free on the Hoopla app or stream on your computer. All you need is your Wilton Library card! Click here to get started.
Enhancing Your Pictures with Photoshop
Thursday, September 6 @2pm
New Life for Old Videos
Friday, September 7 @10am
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